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Understanding the modes for waypoints.

Discussion in 'DJI Ground Station' started by murchisonx, May 19, 2014.

  1. murchisonx

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    None, Stop&Turn, BackTurn and Adaptive.
     
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  3. damoncooper

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    Love this quote from the PC manual (kind of important!):

    "Please note that when you set a waypoint above water such as lake/sea/river, the default altitude the map shows will be at the bottom of the water body. Please be careful in setting altitude over water."
     
  4. Suwaneeguy

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    "The map will show the BOTTOM of the water"????????????

    Huh?
    I think DJI lost something in the translation.

    As for what each of the turns are, just watch a video that shows them.
     
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    I'm unclear whether that actually means setting a waypoint of 20m above a body of water that is 21m deep will likely result in the downing of the aircraft but it's worth be careful at least :)
     
  6. SimonH78

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    None - Just stops at turnpoint
    Stop&Turn = Arrives at TP stops for a set time then does a stationary piroett turn and goes to the next TP - Slowest, wastes most battery life-
    Back Turn = Its should say "BANK" Turn it does a smooth banked turn before the TP ... which makes it overshoot or arcs beyond the straight line path on its way to the next TP...
    Adaptive = its a bank turn at/on the TP ( ie doesn't go beyond the TP.- just Cuts the corner)

    Will do some illustrations to make clearer...