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2 solid red lights. 2 blinking yellow. What does it mean?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Derry Ainsworth, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Derry Ainsworth

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    Hey, anybody know what this means? I took it over to Shanghai, got the p3 out of my case and it's had two red lights on since. It's ruining my footage and can't find out the problem on the colour charts others have provided. Thanks for any help.

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  2. Mark The Droner

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    When my craft is blinking white/yellow lights, it means I need to turn on my controller.

    I can't remember if the red lights are on or not. My guess is that they would be off.

    If you're flying around like that, IIRC, it's either telling you it's in RTH or it's telling you it has lost GPS.
     
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  3. Derry Ainsworth

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    Ah I think maybe the yellow lights stop flashing but the red solid ones remain on when I launch the p3 zzzz
     
  4. Fly Dawg

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    The red lights are supposed to remain on. They are aircraft positioning lights indicating the front of the Aircraft. They can be turned off in the app, but do so cautiously. You can become disoriented in visual position at night.
     
  5. DPD

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    I read your post and maybe it's as simple as turning off the red lights in the GO App. Just a thought...


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  6. msinger

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    If you're trying to turn off the front red lights, you can do that here:

    DJI-GO-Turn-Off-LEDs.png
     
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    Yup, it's in the manual.
     
  8. Solar Deity

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    This forum is better than the manual............
     
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  9. RedHotPoker

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    The knowledgable forum members who are able to provide logical assistance, are likely to have also RTFM!! ;-)

    Quite often the questions posed to the forum, provide the info that the OP didn't bother or hadn't taken the time to RTFM. Ha

    Hopefully you are of the ones, that actually RTFM. Eh?

    If not, please do. Hehe


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    Yes. The front red LEDs should be on; here's a chart on what the back ones indicate. image.png
    One pattern missing is alternating green/red which indicates nearing a restricted airspace.
     
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  11. Mark The Droner

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    For the record, at least on my P2V, the red lights in front are off on the initial start up. They are also off when you start the props. It's only when the props speed up to something above idle that the red lights in front come on.
     
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