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A question about video interference

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SteveL54, May 11, 2016.

  1. SteveL54

    Apr 2, 2016
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    I'm still relatively new to the DJI world, but not drone flying. I'm using a Phantom 3 Standard with iPhone 5s. I use the phone in airplane mode with the WiFi active and BlueTooth off. I've noticed lately that when I fly anywhere from 30 ft up, I would get video signal dropping in and out prompting the software to ask if I wanted to RTH. I would initiate and my copter would happily return home. This started the same day I started wearing a FitBit Charge, which relies on BlueTooth to send signals to my phone. Last night, I left the FitBit in the house, and I was able to fly with no interruptions to the height limit (396 ft.) and went out about 1/4 mile (1200 ft.). I have no knowledge of RFI or anything related. Does this make sense that wearing a FitBit would do this?
  2. Mark The Droner

    Aug 26, 2015
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  3. Multicoptertec

    Mar 4, 2016
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    Apollo Beach, Florida
    WiFi and Bluetooth both use frequencies in the 2.4GhZ band, so it might be the cause of the interference.
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