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Slow down controls

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by BVC, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. BVC

    BVC

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    Anyone know how to slow down the phantom? I adjusted the sensitivity (expo I believe it's called) to make for smoother moves however I often have an issue with the bird moving too fast at times.

    I'd like to reduce the overall speed of the bird down 50%. sometimes I am going in for a shot and trying to get that sideways curve around an object I find I'm moving too fast.
     
  2. SPA

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    There's videos for dampers on youtube. 3d printing and elastic bands.. Seems to work well.
     
  3. ferraript

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    there is no option in the app to set maximum to 50 %
    all you can do, as you did, is to set all expo values to minimum, so slow input from RC will have minimum effect on the bird

    or you can take RC apart and put there some resistors

    for that nice sideways curve, you can use Point of Interest mode, where you can set radius, altitude, direction and speed
     
  4. Gary M

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    Talk to this guy. He makes the dampers that SPA just mentioned. I have a set on the way to me now. Looking forward to checking it ou. He is also here in the forum from time to time too.

    My Drone Stuff
     
  5. BVC

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    I'll check it out. Seems like a cheap tryout..

    I have used point of interest mode and that works well for the most part. But sometimes during my shots I don't have enough time to do that setup or sometimes a more dramatic shot is required that ties into moves that a point of interest can't handle.

    I do plan on trying the modes more now that have some practice using them!




    Going to check it out!! Please write up a review when you can!
     
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  6. Darmie

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    I'd take the gain down as far as you can and see if that helps.