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RTH and regaining control?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by VoicOfReason, Sep 25, 2014.

  1. VoicOfReason

    Aug 29, 2014
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    I haven't tried this yet and wanted some advice. If I turned off the power on my Phantom 2 remote, thus invoking the RTH function, and then I turned the power back on, can I regain control of the Phantom, or is it stuck in RTH mode until it returns and lands? Thanks.
  2. ProfessorStein

    Jun 20, 2014
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    Portland, OR
    Sometimes yes, sometimes no.

    I used to test this a lot when I first started flying, and sometimes when I turned the remote back on while the Phantom was it RTH, it just didn't get the two to pair correctly, and I couldn't regain control, even if I toggled the switch like they say to do.

    Other times it worked fine.

    But this is one of the main reasons I switched over to NAZA mode. If I ever needed to manually invoke RTH, I could use the S1 switch. I tested this a number of times and never failed to regain control when I flipped the switch back up.

    Since then I've gone to using Home Lock to get me out of the situations that I would've used manual RTH in my early days ;)
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