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Veers to the left

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by CYeutter, Sep 8, 2014.

  1. CYeutter

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    When I launch my PV2+ it always immediately moves to the left and then slowly circles in about a 15 foot diameter circle. This is after multiple calibrations and is not really that big an issue.
    What IS new and a little troubling is if I fly it away from me at some speed and then let off on the stick, it veers to the left about 30 or 40 feet before going into a hover. Could be a potential problem if I’m flying between trees or other objects. Re-calibration and compass calibration doesn’t seem to help. This is with about 8 satellites. Any ideas of where I could look? Thanks in advance for any suggestions. How lucky to have access to such an awesome forum.
     
  2. happydays

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    The latest software was supposed to fix these issues as many have reported. What firmware are you using?
     
  3. PhantomPhreak

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    Check that your firmware is up to date. This was fixed in 3.06.
     
  4. CYeutter

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    Thanks for the reply. I'm using the latest firmware. Checked it yesterday. I'd also like to add that it flies perfectly straight until I let off on the stick.
     
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    You say "re-calibration". What exactly are you calibrating? Have you calibrated the sticks in the RC assistant, followed by the PC assistant?
     
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    Is it at all possible that when you release the right stick (after a straight-ahead flight) you do so moving it at a slight angle to the left? I've discovered that I have a hard time keeping my sticks in a straight line and slightly push or pull them to the side. My fingers don't usually move in a straight line without a lot of concentration.
     
  7. CYeutter

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    I'll try to keep an eye on how I release the stick or maybe try just letting it bounce back to spring loaded center. See if that makes a difference.
    Regarding calibration. I calibrate both the bird and the controller although the most recent time, two days ago, I only did the bird. The problem extends farther back than that although it seems to be getting worse. Thanks for your replies.