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Yaw Gain Reduction in lieu of Potentiometer Mod

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by slothead, Oct 3, 2014.

  1. slothead

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    I had been strongly considering doing the potentiometer mod because I have hard time slowing the yaw and keeping it steady, but I realized that turning down the yaw gain with the Assistant. I notice the minimum gain allowable for the yaw is 30. Does anyone have any experience with low yaw gains?
     
  2. SpikeFinch

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    Re: Yaw Gain Reduction in lieu of Potentiomenter Mod

    The mod is the only way to go.. as far as I know.

    I tried it in software and had a lot of bad luck, thus the hardware (pot)
     
  3. slothead

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    Thanks SF. After I posted that query, it occurred to me that the yaw gain may affect a lot more than just the manual yaw control, thus it could affect general flight dynamics (which would be bad to tinker with). Anyone know?
     
  4. SpikeFinch

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    Yup, it does. if you lower that number, you will notice it starting to not be able to maintain yaw on it's own.
     
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    Yeah, adjusting the yaw gain has no effect on the manual yaw.
     
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    So does the mod with the switch not affect the automatic yaw control, eg maintaining direction faced in windy conditions?
     
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    I would say that is correct as the automatic yaw control signal is internal to the Phantom rather than via the transmitter/control.
     
  8. SpikeFinch

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    Correct