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Advanced Problems with New Firmware for Phantom 3 Advanced

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Trebor, Sep 13, 2015.

  1. Trebor

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    I have update my P3A excited to the new firmware all went smooth when i tried to fly couple of times after i took off the drone seem to go easy side ways , once it came straight towards me and i got a cut on my chest.:) . I just don't feel confident enough to fly anymore as it drifts sideways after take off , i checked the propellers and the arms of the drone all seems to be in order. Anyone having these issue?
     
  2. rockydog

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    After updating, did you calibrate IMU ?
     
  3. Trebor

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    it may send stupid but IMU means the compas?
     
  4. Trebor

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    i just google what it means and no i did not , but im doing now , do u suspect this was the problem?
     
  5. rockydog

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    No.....IMU settings are different. On the app. you need to go to MC Settings/Sensors and scroll down to calibrate.

    This was posted after you said you'd googled it, so you seem to be heading in the right direction
     
  6. Trebor

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    im doing it now hope it will be ok
     
  7. rockydog

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    Make sure it's on a dead level surface before you start.
     
  8. Mordor

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    I have the exact problem.....even after made IMU twice......

    Lets hope for the best, but with except the POI i regret update from 1.1.9.
     
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  9. Trebor

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    i did the re-calibration of the imu and seems to be a bit more stable it still shows to calibrate the compass maybe after i do that would be 100% working
     
  10. Trebor

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    i did it twice as well im at work as soon as i finish ill go to the sea cost away from all the metal to try re calibrate the compass
     
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  11. Mordor

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    DO that.
    And keep us informed.
    I also have a information when i start the P3, of the "warming" that NEVER appear before...
     
  12. amused2deth

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    Any time it drifts, recalibrate the IMU. Should hold solid in one spot.

    Sent from my SM-N910T using Tapatalk
     
  13. Trebor

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    I keep recalibrate the imu and seems better
     
  14. Mordor

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    But.....is it 100%?

    Or you have that feeling that something isn`t ok?

    :)
     
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  15. Trebor

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    Lets say 97% or it just me freaking out :)
     
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  16. Mordor

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    I know what you mean..eheheh

    I having bad weather,.....im on the ground, so i can make more tests :(
     
  17. Mako79

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    You need to do the calibration when the phantom is cool. NEVER do it after a flight or even if you have on idle.
    Let the phantom cool for an hour (go charge a battery).
    The moment you turn it on > go settings > sensors and run the IMU calibration immediately.
    The cooler it is, the less warm up time is needed and the quicker the IMU cal
    Make sure you do it on a levelled surface on all axis. This will prevent your phantom from doing wide yaws.
     
  18. bobmyers

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    Putting it in the fridge first for about 5 minutes works great and also helps the warm up time the next time you fly