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Trouble with Compass Calibration

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Help' started by waynerp, May 13, 2015.

  1. waynerp

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    Hi Guys.
    I need a bit of help.
    I am trying to calibrate the compass and seem to get the horizontal fix ok, ( the led light goes a solid green ) when i rotate it vertically the green light goes out then i get a red, amber and green flashing.
    Anyone know what this means??
    any help or advice much appreciated
    thanks
     
  2. Woody

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  3. N017RW

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    The easy test is to move to a different spot. Items near or underground can influence the measurements.
    Be sure you rotate past 360 in each step, look for the LEDs to indicate when to stop rotating.
     
  4. IflyinWY

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    Hey waynerp, welcome to the forum.

    Woody gave you the answer, IMU gone whackey. Mind did that 2 days ago. Guess it didn't like something I did. Underground interference can reek havoc with your compass. There's a lot of info here on the subject.

    Here is a great way to search within our forum. Enter your text in the grey box in the middle of the page.
    https://cse.google.com/cse/publicurl?cx=014775389315664725445:ejku2ysgyhi

    There is some helpful info if you click the link in my signature too.

    Enjoy the show.