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Disable new decent limitations with newest firmware

Discussion in 'Firmware' started by golgotha, May 5, 2014.

  1. golgotha

    May 3, 2014
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    I've recently updated the main controller firmware to v3.2. One of the "fixes" is to limit descent speed to 2m/s, which is incredibly slow. As an example, coming down from a few hundred meters up can take several minutes which is a long time and can be frustrating if low on battery.

    Does anyone know of a way to disable this setting, other than downgrading the firmware? I wonder if this limitation also applies to manual mode - I'll give this a try tomorrow.
  2. IrishSights

    Jan 14, 2014
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    Bangor, Northern Ireland, UK
    I dont think it can be disabled, not in assistant software anyway. At 400ft desending at 2 m/s thats around 1 minute 30.

    Sent from my Galaxy Note 8
  3. SilentAV8R

    Apr 2, 2014
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    Orange County, CA - USA
    FWIW, 2 meters/second = 6.6 feet per second, or 396 feet per minute. Descent from 400 feet agl will take a hair over 1 minute. At the older 3 m/s rate it would take 40 seconds. So about 20 seconds longer. I'm happy to give up that 20 seconds for a lower potential for hitting the ring vortex that causes instability.
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