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VPS over water?

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Help' started by Soad70, May 31, 2016.

  1. Soad70

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    I haven't taken my bird over much water and never down low, what are the tips/tricks for a successful water flight? Is it a good idea to turn off VPS?


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  2. msinger

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    It's not possible to turn off VPS on the Phantom 4.

    To answer your question though, VPS does not work well over water. I'd recommend you don't fly close (< 30 feet) to the surface.
     
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    do you have any idea why we cant disable it? I was taking some nice shots of a beach close to the water and it kept drifting with the wind/water... really annoying
     
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    As far as I know, it's only impossible because that setting does not appear for the Phantom 4 in DJI GO. I believe it would be technically possible to add it though since it's a setting for the Phantom 3.
     
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    i know, i just meant why DJI made it so that we cant
     
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    Not sure. In the DJI forum, all they mention is it's not possible. You can prevent VPS from auto adjusting the Phantom's altitude by flying in ATTI mode though.
     
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    Thanks for the info.


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    I saw where someone put tape over the sensors to stop it from working.

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