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Driving to the left and always bad satellite coverage

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by VegardMAas, Mar 27, 2013.

  1. VegardMAas

    Mar 26, 2013
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    Hi there!

    I have a few problems with my Phantom.

    1) Phantom always driving to the left. There are only talking about one meter every 4-5 seconds, but some times we are talking about one meter every 2 seconds.

    It has been exposed for a few mishaps, but not very big.
    I have tried to calibrate the IMU, but it does not help.

    Could this have something with satellite coverage to do?

    2) I always get three red flashes (less than 5 satellites) wherever I fly or when I fly.

    I'm located in Norway and the coverage will not be as bad, and others from contact with 6 or more.

    Anything I can do to get better satellite coverage?

    Hope someone can help me with this before the Phantom goes out of the window! :x :x
  2. Eik


    Mar 26, 2013
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    Happened to mine as well after a crash, but an advanced recalibration fixed it.

    However, it also happens at the beginning of a flight, when I don't wait for full GPS coverage.

    Since you don't seem to have good gps coverage that's probably the problem. But afaik, it should drift with the wind, not necessarily to the left.

    If advanced recalibration doesnt work, the initial compass calibration is probably also worth a shot.
    (I'm also in Norway, and don't have any gps problems.)

  3. auck

    Feb 20, 2013
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    San Jose, CA

    you can also re-calibrate the transmitter. instructions are in section A5 Transmitter Calibration of the advance manual
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