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turning off VPS

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by boxer82003, Dec 25, 2015.

  1. boxer82003

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    Hey guys,
    I read when flying at lower altitude over water you should turn off VPS. I haven't tried it yet because when you switch it off it warns you that it wont hover at low altitude so i cancel it.

    If if turn off VPS what can I expect to happen.
     
  2. msinger

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    True. Check out the Phantom manual for a bunch of other scenarios where VPS does not work well either. It was really made for flying indoors. I don't recommend attempting to use VPS when flying outdoors.
     
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    That the ultrasonics won't be able to level the P3 out at under 10' and the bottom facing camera won't help stabilize the P3 at under 10'.
     
  4. boxer82003

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    What can I expect at the controls?
     
  5. tcope

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    You won't notice any difference at more then about 12' and very little under that. VPS is nice when at around 3' and you climb up a grade. Almost never.