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Will the P3 Firmwares let us take off from moving objects?

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by Mako79, Apr 12, 2015.

  1. Mako79

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    Can the P3 take off on moving objects or we going to face the same issue as the Inspire 1s.
    The P3 is essentially a slower non transformable portable inspire 1 with the same tech and possibly firmware.

    Does any testers know the answer?
    And does any Inspire 1 know if its the IMU or is it the GPS or both restricting the take off on a moving object?
     
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  2. Cyclone

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    I always thought that to get a home lock you have to be stationary. If the Phantom is moving at the start then it wont. o_O
     
  3. Evel_Knievel

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    No idea, but why not just take off in ATTI mode then switch to GPS once in the air? I've done that several times when surrounded by trees and I new the GPS signal would be fine once above the tree line.
     
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    Smart.
    I didn't think of that. The funny thing is I take off in ATTI regularly and worry about gps when it is in the sky.
     
  5. TonG

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    The Inspire needed also a stable platform, no vertical movement, to start.
    On the video's you can see that they hand started the P3. So stability or movement is a lesser issue.
    Ton
     
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