compass errors

  1. J

    Compass calibration

    Phantom 4 pro plus help: I get an error message in the upper left, "Compass Error. Move aircraft or calibrate compass" on my monitor. When I go to compass calibration, compass 1 reads "disconnected" and compass 2 read out is excellent. I go thru the compass calibration and a pop up says compass...
  2. FunN4lo

    Litchi vs Go4 Compass errors

    I have flown a 27 acre apartment construction site every 2 weeks since about August, using several different Litchi waypoint missions. I have used the same 4 or 5 launch sites (only 1 site each time) throughout the past several months, depending on what was going on when I was there. But as...
  3. R

    P4P Compass Calibration Keeps Failing

    I've flown a P2 Vision + for one year and P3 Pro for a year and a half, and now I just purchased a P4 Pro. I flew it twice and all went well - calibrations and all. Today I tired two areas where I've flown in the past and I was seeing a compass error and then could not get the compass to...
  4. S

    Massive compass error at a steel mill. Help!

    Today I was able to gain access and permission to film at the Carrie Furnaces, a Pittsburgh historical landmark which is comprised of two idled steel blast furnaces. The minute I get on property my Phantom 3 Pro starts generating compass errors. I knew I was close to large steel structures so...
  5. A

    Professional Compass error and beeping sound

    Hello Guys, I replaced my Phantom 3 Professional body shell due to cracks with a new one. Used Bondic (great product) to reinforce the shell and put it together again. It took a few hours but it went fine. Only after starting up the Phantom I get the well-known compass error message “Compass...
  6. D

    Needing some backup!

    I recently bought a phantom 3 pro and I love the thing. I held off on a drone forever and it seemed like the right time when the phantom 3 lineup came out. I bought the professional. The 4k is awesome because I edit on a 1080 timeline so I can clearly zoom in on a shot and it doesn't get...
  7. rickeyfitts

    Comp-*** calibration story (w/ happy-ending)

    This morning I discovered the origin of the term Compass; COMP-lete + *** At least, that's how I felt after spending a couple of hours spinning around in the Compass Dance, then finally realizing my bone-head mistake. I hope this story may help someone else (or at least provides a chuckle or...