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What's the best app to use p3a

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by flyinggoods, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. flyinggoods

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    Looking for a good app


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  2. With The Birds

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    DJI GO is a good app. Others may be good for you also depending on OS/device and what you want to do with the aircraft.
     
  3. Skaty

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    is there alternatives for dji go?


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  4. Meta4

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    It's a good idea to start with the DJI app and master that first.
    It's a good app and does most everything that most flyers want.
    Once you can handle that and know what the Phantom is capable of, look around for others if they do something different that you think you need.
     
  5. ScopeTech

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    Started using Litchi exclusively and haven't looked back, haven't used Go app since.
     
  6. sevy15

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    What's the advantages of Litchi over the go app??


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  7. Imabiggles

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    Did Litchi (and other 3rd party apps) get the RTH function on loss of Tx sorted out? I thought that was still an issue so I havent considered moving from DJIGo yet.
     
  8. ScopeTech

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    Ground station in Litchi let's you plan flights with waypoints in advance before you actually get out to where you're flying; you can map a mission out in its entirety from the comfort of your computer and upload it to your tablet when you're done; you can save multiple versions of flights with modifications and modify them on the fly.

    Also the Magic Leash feature is pretty cool, in that you can give another device like a phone the pin code and direct the P3 to focus on or follow that.
     
  9. ScopeTech

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    Good question; not sure and personally not hugely concerned about that as I'm not flying out of sight or anywhere close to out of range, and I have a parachute and tracker installed in case it goes down.
     
  10. dixter

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    at this moment it looks like it depends on if you decide to fly Android or fly iOS....both allow offline mission planning
    For Android flyers - Litchi
    For iOS flyers - AutoPilot

    all of the apps have pro/con so you probably will end up with more than one...
    here is a list of some popular ones... (iOS)
    Vertical
    Airnest
    DronePan (great for panorama photos)
    DJI GO
    Autopilot (no android)
    Litchi (limited for iOS)
    FPV Camera
     
  11. flyinggoods

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    Thanks I keep hearing a lot about litchi


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    What limits and are they working on updates?
     
  13. ScatSpeak

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    For the GS mode, Litchi is not affected by this DJI bug. During a GS mission, loss of communication to the RC will not trigger RTH anyway since the quad will fly the complete mission as defined unless there is a battery related issue.

    In Litchi, the Orbit and Follow-me modes ARE affected by this RTH bug.
     
  14. dixter

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    at least one person is reporting a bug in the newly released " Orbit " function of Litchi... I'm sure they will fix it...
     
  15. ScatSpeak

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    Latest iOS release includes GS and Orbit modes (and FPV of course) and they continue to develop and release updates to both versions with the eventual goal of having parity in features... the iOS development is a slower slog compared to the Android though...
     
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    best to ask the Litchi people as I wouldn't know when or if they are going to update the iOS version...
     
  17. dixter

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    on the litchi website it presently shows the following mission types for ios and android..
    FPV- ios/android (don't know of anyone that doesn't offer this)
    GS/Waypoints - ios/android
    Follow - android only
    Orbit -ios/android (bugs reported...new for ios)
    VR- android only
    Focus - android only
    Panorama- android only
     
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