Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

Calibrate the Compas using the dji go app or litchi

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Guillermo Barreiro, Dec 12, 2015.

  1. Guillermo Barreiro

    Joined:
    Oct 27, 2015
    Messages:
    151
    Likes Received:
    28
    Location:
    Quito, Ecuador
    Hello guys, tomorrow I will take some pictures in a small city in Ecuador called Otavalo, so I will need the calibrate the Compass, is better to do it in the dji go app or litchi, and I need to calibrate the imu as well or just the Compass, is my first flight away from my house so I'm a little nervous
     
  2. doomclam

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2015
    Messages:
    96
    Likes Received:
    43
    Location:
    Seattle
    If it were me, I would use whichever app I was the most comfortable with, and I would definitely calibrate the compass. I am not sure about IMU.
     
    JBG likes this.
  3. TheRealNick

    Joined:
    Nov 12, 2015
    Messages:
    476
    Likes Received:
    109
    I would only calibrate the compass....
     
    JBG likes this.
  4. Brad

    Joined:
    Mar 28, 2015
    Messages:
    32
    Likes Received:
    7
    You don't need an app to calibrate the P2 or P3. You can toggle the flight mode switch 5 times and use the LED flight mode indicator. After togging the switch it will go yellow, rotate horizontally. Lights will go solid green and you rotate vertically. Its much faster than using an app.
     
  5. doomclam

    Joined:
    Nov 20, 2015
    Messages:
    96
    Likes Received:
    43
    Location:
    Seattle
    From P to A to F and back to P five times, or from P to A and back five times?
    (p3p)
     
  6. msinger

    Approved Vendor

    Joined:
    Oct 30, 2014
    Messages:
    25,613
    Likes Received:
    7,769
    Location:
    Harrisburg, PA (US)
    P --> F --> P --> F (etc.)

    The rear LED lights will turn solid yellow when the Phantom is ready to be calibrated.
     
    JBG and doomclam like this.
Loading...
Similar Threads - Calibrate Compas using Forum Date
option to recalibrate compass when app does not call for it Phantom 4 Discussion Friday at 3:58 PM
Can't calibrate the compass Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion Thursday at 3:28 PM
How often do you calibrate the compass? General Discussion Aug 7, 2017
Professional Help me Compass will not calibratei08f Phantom 3 Help Jun 23, 2017
Compass error and can't calibrate also no data received between RC and gimbal Phantom 4 Pro Help May 19, 2017