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Weak Compass

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by lignow, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. lignow

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    Any suggestions?
    Do the dance numerous times 6+ . 9 to 11 sats still drifts up to 4 to 6 meters 18 feet
     
  2. Double-D

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    What firmware are you using?
     
  3. Mako79

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    Get on firmware 3.06 (download from DJI site) - fixes TBE and J hook, what we refer to as magnetic declination (distortion of North).
    Use the PC software phantom assistance and do an IMU calibration when cold. Make sure its on a levelled surface, ie same level as the horizon and not levelled as per your computer table. Use a spirit/bubble level.
    Find a nice open field and do compass dance as per DJI app - I still see people cartwheeling the phantom on the second step of the compass calibration.
     
  4. lignow

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    Thanks for that. Ill give it another try. It was working good, then the drifts started getting bigger.
    Long days and pleasant nights