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Randomly Going to ATTI Mode?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by AustrianOak82, Aug 16, 2016.

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  1. AustrianOak82

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    I have done some searching and haven't been able to find anything on this issue. When my P3S is on and I pick it up and turn it on it's side, the camera starts to go crazy and zips all around. It also keeping going into ATTI mode and announcing it audibly through my ipad. It will keep repeating this sequence until I turn it back upright. Obviously I don't always carry it like this, just made me wonder what is going on with it. Thoughts?
     
  2. Fly Dawg

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    Did you ever think it might be because the GPS Antenna is on top? Turn it on it's side it looses GPS.
     
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    Mine does the same thing if I pick it up from the top, thus covering up the GPS receiver with my hand.
     
  4. Aspect

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    The camera is zipping around because the gimbal motor is trying to level itself, which it does when in flight. It's switching to ATTI Mode because your obstructing the gps, as the poster above mentioned - gps is on the top.
    It's normal.
     
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  5. AustrianOak82

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    Obviously I didn't, otherwise, I wouldn't have made the post. I got the quad last week. Thanks for your help and condescension.
     
  6. RodPad

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    Welcome to the forum!

    Are you happy with the answers or irritated?
    ;)

    Rod
     
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    Yes this is all normal for the circumstance. The gimbal is working very hard while you're doing this. I always power down the quad before picking it up to avoid this.
     
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    If it makes you feel any better I ran into the same problem..sort of.... had the shell open for repairs and had the compass dangling instead of mounted in the landing gear..with the compass not on a horizontal plane I could never get it to calibrate right.
     
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    I think he's irritated maybe? The day before posted that he broke the rc antenna on the controller and was looking for help with a repair or upgrade.
     
  10. RodPad

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    Hey, this is a secret just between us. ;)
    Before I post,
    "Welcome to the forum!",
    I do a background check. :D

    I actually think it is a differences in language. :)

    I have learned from @dirkclod, that smiles makes a difference over text, since I am only child he thinks he is my older brother. :D
    Just kidding, I just made that up.:D
    Anyways @dirkclod was the first member to send me a PM, because somebody called me a Wanker (I had to look that up). :rolleyes:

    Rod
     
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  11. dirkclod

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    just looking in guys to be sure everyone is being nice
     
  12. Ohiowoodsman

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    U crack me up u wanker! lol
     
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  13. dirkclod

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    Guys this is kinda old and not sure why it was brought back but before it does go OT I think the OP got his answer
    So we shall just move on to the next one :)
     
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