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Ok so I have a quick, odd question. I was flying my P4 about 110 feet high and maybe 60 feet away. Nothing was around the drone (360 degrees around). The controller and /or app stArted beeping very fast (almost like the obstacle avoid system) there was nothing abnormal on the app, and if I let it hover it was fine. Only by moving it the beeps started. So I let it hover and went through all the parameters/ options etc in app. brought it home and all was ok. Does anyone have any thoughts on what the beeping was related to??


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Do you have propeller guards installed? They have been known to trigger obstacle avoidance in flight. Otherwise sometimes it gets confused in low-light situations.


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If it continues , change your usb cable. I had it happen to me , controller started beeping before I took off. Changed out the cord and all was good. Possibly bent the cord one too many times.
 

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No guards, but I was thinking shadows maybe. Thanks I'll switch out the cord. Thanks


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My controller has started beeping every time I initially turn it on. With or without the craft turned on, it beeps. With or without the USB cable plugged in it beeps. The beeping goes away when I move the sticks.
 
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I think the prop guards are supposed to somehow deactivate the obstacle avoidance on the P4 when installed. Next time I fly, I plan to try my prop guards, but I will now first check the app to ensure obstacle a avoidance is indeed deactivated before flight.

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My controller has started beeping every time I initially turn it on. With or without the craft turned on, it beeps. With or without the USB cable plugged in it beeps. The beeping goes away when I move the sticks.
That's usually a sign that your remote controller sticks need to be calibrated.
 
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There has been numerous reports that pointing the AC into the sun can initiate a false collision avoidance alarm. It did happen to me once. I was hovering at 80 feet taking photos and all of a sudden I heard the CA beep. I was facing the sun at the time.
 

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