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Use with GoPro and android app...

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by wagsian1220, Jun 26, 2014.

  1. wagsian1220

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    [color=#0000FF[size=2] Greetings! I'm very new to this site...like a few minutes ago.
    If this subject has been covered somewhere on this site, my apologies.
    I just started using the GoPro app. On a flight this morning, the copter started having a mind of its own; the controller quit working. Luckily the machine returned to the launch site and actually started to land, at which time I caught it. Is it possible the wifi is causing problems with the control?
    Thanks for any help...

    Wags[/size]][/color]
     
  2. Pull_Up

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    Yes. The aircraft uses 2.4GHz as a control frequency - and you've got a strong wifi source strapped to it (wifi runs on 2.4GHz as well) which has the potential to interfere or just swamping your transmitter, as you've found out. DJI state never to use GoPro wifi in the air for this very reason. Luckily your aircraft went into failsafe on detecting the interference.
     
  3. wagsian1220

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    Thank you very much for your help, much appreciated!
    We have a wrist remote that I have used, but it seems to use bursts to control the camera, and not continuously.
    As an aside, the copter is fun to fly, even in the wind. It's great at night!

    Best regards,
    Wags