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Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Aovelto, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. Aovelto

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    http://i.imgur.com/8iemClc.png

    When it's set to return home, will it choose A, B or C?

    "A" would make it crash, "B" follows the same route it went down, and "C" is.."C".
     
  2. yali

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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    The answer is obviously A
     
  3. M.Tigelaar

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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    I think C,
    because it ascend first and then comes to you.
     
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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    I did the test today because i had the same question.
    If your darwing mean that the bird is below the homepoint and is going into RTH then the bird will climb to +20m first and then come back. So the answer is D because C doesn't have the +20m and decent when over the homepoint.
     
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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    +1 :cool:
     
  6. Gr8Chef

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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here


    Correction: the P2V+ does not climb to 20m. When the P2V+ goes into RTH mode, it climbs 20m from it's current altitude. So if you're at 5m and go into RTH mode, you stand a good chance of running into any obstacles at or up to 25m if in the copter's return home path. Ask me how I know the pine trees in my fly area are 30m tall.
     
  7. D_Tshudy

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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    I have not tried the OP's scenario but the quoted above is inaccurate. Why would it blindly climb +20m from its current altitude? According to the manual it will climb +20m from its recorded home point altitude, then return to home point X/Y and land. So + one to ToThePoint. The answer is D.
     
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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    Correct.

    You must reset the home point in flight to increase the 20m AGL return altitude.
    Additionally, if it is higher than 20m AGL, it will maintain current altitude until it reaches the home X-Y location and descends from there.
     
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    I stand corrected. Thank you.
     
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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    Sweet.

    Live (post) and Learn!

    Gr8Avatar. ;)
     
  11. KulliLutku

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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    ..said the man in the orthopedic shoes.
     
  12. gofirjet

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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    I like the concept of setting a new home point at a higher (safer) altitude. However, I have tried it several times and it sets the geographical position perfectly but it still returns home about 60 feet. I've tried it several times at different altitudes but the results never effects the altitude. The last time I reset the home-point it was about 120 feet and it still returned to HP about 65 feet. Any suggestions...

    P2V+
    Main Controller = 3.04
    P330CB = 1.0.1.31
    RC = 1.0.2.22

    Thanks for the help...
     
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    No comment
     
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    Re: Which route will the drone use if I lose connection here

    Good point to reset homepoint in flight to get extra attitude when things go wrong.