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Rotating on an axis point

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Conquistador, Mar 8, 2015.

  1. Conquistador

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    My old Phantom 1 would rotate on its own axis without drifting into a circular path like my Vision +. Does anyone know if there is a way to do anything that might "tighten" the circle? It is no big deal at an upper altitude, but when it gets low it becomes aggravating. Thanks in advance, Bill
     
  2. Fplvert

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    Hi Bill,

    I've noticed some toilet bowl effect with Assistant firmware 3.0. You should do a compass calibration to see if it tightens the yaw. Otherwise, I'd try a different firmware version. 1.08 feels the best for me.

    Edit: link
    http://droneslinger.com/software.html

    MHL
     
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    Nice site, do you know if it's possible to have also version 1.2.9g of FC200 camera firmware? Thanks
     
  4. Fplvert

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    I'd look on my computer, but kid doing homework! :shock:

    As I recall the camera firmware update is in 2.0 Assistant.

    MHL
     
  5. Conquistador

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    Thank you Fplvert, I'll try calibrating the compass first.
     
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    Make sure your V+ is absolutely level when doing an IMU calibration. Doing a calibration when the V+ is not level can cause this problem.
     
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  8. Conquistador

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    Thank you. Do you know if something like a metal desk would interfere with the advanced IMU calibration or is this independent of the compass? If the compass is involved in the IMU calibration, I would have to relocate my computer but my Phantom 1 was calibrated in the same place and it flew perfect yaw turns.