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Weird Problems...

Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Roaddogg, May 23, 2016.

  1. Roaddogg

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    Was flying fine most of the day with my P3P ... During the last few flights of the day I noticed it pulled and drifted a lot during takeoffs, and did not hover great either. Also, when I reviewed the video tonight (after copying to local hd)...at times it was very choppy and even froze a few times. No crashes and have only flown for a few weeks now. I just saw some vids on how to upload to healthydrones... Any suggestions? I did not calibrate the compass during the last few locations... But did not travel too far between those spots.


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  2. rockydog

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    Even if you haven't had any crashes or hard knocks, it sounds as if it would be a good idea to do an IMU calibration and gimbal calibration to see if that sorts out the drifting problem.
     
  3. Mimoid

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    I would think that a compass calibration error is the main cause for the drifting issue you are experiencing.

    The problems with the video is something else. It sounds more like a computer issue - are you sure that your computer powerful enough to handle 4K UHD?

    //Tom