ATTI and compass error

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So there I was flying as normal in my normal spot. With around 16-18 satellites. Then I got compass error. Not a problem. Recalibrated and away I went. Then it changed into ATTI mode, GPS and for a split second said compass error. Now I am near a railway line but that has never happened before. Also the compass error and ATTI switching kept happening over a golf course. Never had that happened. No issues to be found on healthy drones.

However the other week I received a tracking device and I didn't notice that it had a magnet on it as I was placing it by the leg and also on top of the P3A to see if I can Velcro strap it as I wait for the tracking holder to arrive. Would this have caused damaged ? (And the tracking device is not on the P3A at all , it was for a few seconds as I held it near the P3A at the time)

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We should definitely avoid placing any magnets or even magnetic materials near the legs, they will disturb the calibration totally. Strong magnets can even spoil the compass permanently.


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Not necessarily. Try to recalibrate and check if it shows correct directions. Use calibrated phone for running DJI Go app.


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I know it sounds silly but how do I find out where it says it's facing the right direction? To be honest the actual map when it flies works, but when it said compass error only for a second it still worried me as it done that a few times after 2 calibrations

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