Litchi Actions working ?

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Hi,

I am trying to get photos at given waypoints but the Phantom is not taking any photos.
My actions are:
1-Stop Recording (works)
2-Take Photo (does not work)
3-Start Recording (works)

Any ideas what could be wrong ?

Thanks
 
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When you discuss taking photos at waypoint, you must also make note of "curve". Well?

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I am not using curved paths :(
I was aware of this.

Actually ALL actions in curved paths are ignored.
Actions 1 and 3 worked (but not 2 : Take Photo ) which confirms curved paths are off .

Any more hints ?

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do you have autorecord on? i think that messes this up. I tried with starting recording as a way point action i was able to stop it and then wait 2 seconds and then take picture. but i think you are are already recording it doesn't work
 
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I've had this same problem, no curved waypoints, but it won't take a photo for some reason. I'm curious what we're doing wrong. If auto record is causing this, that's a flaw that needs reported.
 
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on the website it says
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try adding some wait time in there so that the camera can dump the recording the take photo, wait then start recording
 

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do you have autorecord on? i think that messes this up. I tried with starting recording as a way point action i was able to stop it and then wait 2 seconds and then take picture. but i think you are are already recording it doesn't work
I am not sure if autorecord was on.
I am away on vacation and do not currently have access to my P4.
Once I am home I will check and let you know.
 
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I just noticed Litchi had an update today, a lot of problems were addressd! not sure if this could help you or not!??
 
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I'm having the same results. Ive ensure that I'm not set for curves, added actions to stop recording, wait 3s, take photo, wait 3s, start recording and move on. I know for sure I was set for "Auto Recording" so perhaps that the issue. I'll run same mission and report back if the photos take correctly.
 
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I was going to fly a mission today with no curved waypoint so I could take images. Nothing unusual about that other than I only flown curved waypoints because I only cared about video, and on this particular first flight, I was going over 4 miles out. Due to the distance, I set it to wait 1.5 seconds to limit battery drain while it is wasting precious battery, but this thread shows I need to wait longer from stopping video, taking an image and starting video again. So, I should turn off auto record start recording myself and set it to wait 3 seconds? Do we have a confirmation consensus?

I was about to send Day Star on his way but a breeze started up. I'm hoping to update my mission with the above information, but confirmation would be helpful since this is such a long flight.
 
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I'm going to fly a mission later today with the only change being that I don't use auto-start recording to see if that makes a difference


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Hi,

I am trying to get photos at given waypoints but the Phantom is not taking any photos.
My actions are:
1-Stop Recording (works)
2-Take Photo (does not work)
3-Start Recording (works)

Any ideas what could be wrong ?

Thanks

Taking photos as an action requires you to use straight lines instead of curves.

I use the following actions

1. Stop Recording
2. Stay For 5s
3. Take Photo
4. Stay For 5s
5. Start Recording.

Try this method, it should work for you.
 

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