OTG cable hookup to remote

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  1. GLphoto

    GLphoto New Member

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    I hooked up a OTG cable to my remote control and iPhone. Even before I turned the remote controller on the 4 lights that tell the battery level on the remote start flashing in sequential order. What does it mean when this happens?
     
  2. Northwood Mediaworks

    Northwood Mediaworks Well-Known Member

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    Chances are that's not an OTG cable, looks like your device is charging the remote controller.

    Try turning on the Spark, then the RC, let the light go green on the RC, then open Go App, then plug cable into the RC from the phone
     
  3. Tyr76

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    Your controller is recharging off phone battery
     
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    Northwood Mediaworks Well-Known Member

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    And welcome to the forum!
     
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    First turn on RC and AC, connect phone after light on the controller turns green. Also make sure that cable used is indeed OTG.
     
  7. Rudy Amalo

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    I don´t think you´ve got an OTG cable
     
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    How do you check that? I bought a cable almost identical looking off Amazon and now I'm second guessing myself.
     
  9. Duke56

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    Who are you referring this to?
     
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    OTG cable has 2 different plugs, host and peripheral. Maybe just try reversing your cable
     
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    Thats not going to work with an iPhone....
     
  13. Duke56

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    Is the otg definetely helping with range or signal
     
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    Has the Android app been updated to support an otg cable again?
     
  16. Dan Edwards

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    I am not convinced this works either.

    Still looks like it connects to the WiFi of the remote. BUT, the connect is stronger when connected. How do you actually test this?
     
  17. Hddeuce03

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    Turn off wifi. Put the phone in airplane mode. If you can connect with the OTG cable with wifi/everything off, then you know it's working.
     
  18. Dan Edwards

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    So when on the home screen of the App and it says, connect to controller via WiFi? If it tries to do that, the OTG isn't working right? I think it's my Android settings that is making this go all wonky.
     
  19. Hddeuce03

    Hddeuce03 Well-Known Member

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    I have never seen the app prompt me with "connect to controller via WiFi". But I know OTG is working if WiFi off and I am able to connect.
     
  20. Dan Edwards

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    I mean the Android settings.

    What is your start up process for it to work?