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  1. hardstylekc

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    hi guys i just got my solo and am using a s7 with the controler and every time i put follow me on in the look at me mode the drone turns away from me and dosnt follow, even in leash mode it dosnt track and if i move left the drone goes right, its like everything is backwards. anyone had a similar experiance or have a fix, it has 12 gps lock onboth phone and solo and i am running the current software and all updates have been done.

    the only think that i can think of is it has something to do with the no original gopro that i am using

    any help would be aprectiated
     
  2. just_bruce

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    I'd do a compass calibration. It sounds like Solo's compass is 180* out of phase to me.
     
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  3. hardstylekc

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    ah ok seems logical ill give that a go and see how it goes thanks just_bruce
     
  4. Maddog

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  5. Pedals2Paddles

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    Follow me requires a good compass calibration and a good GPS lock on your phone. The latter of which is usually what causes follow modes to fail.
     
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  6. IrishmanPDX

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    I had a similar issue with the "look at me", I'd turn it on and the drone would turn 90 degree's left. Now I finally know what happened! One other issue I had was that I used the "Follow Me" feature on 2 drones last time. One running via the 3DR software, one running via the solex app. The one running via the solex app didn't work. It flew for a slight bit then stopped. I could move it up, down, backwards, but when it went forward it was like hitting an invisible wall (which should have been a clue!). Only a couple of days later I realized I had set up a max distance the drone could fly and I still had it on RTL instead of RTM. Hence the refusal to follow me any further than the distance limit would allow from it's launch point. Lesson learned.
     
  7. dirtyvu

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    I've got a question about this follow mode... Would the default antennas work better? I have the FPVLR antennas but it's so narrow and line of sight. In follow mode, I don't really care about distance so should I plug the original antennas in versus the FPVLR ones for follow mode?
     
  8. andrew.baker.142

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    Although the side lobes on the FPVLR antennas are probably large enough to not worry about pointing the antenna at the copter at close range I would still suggest switching back to the stock antennas during a "Follow Me" mission.
    I get a solid 2,000'+ of range with the stock antennas so really no need for directional antennas when keeping the copter close.
     
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