Spark rc

Discussion in 'Spark Help' started by Sparky786, Sep 12, 2017.

  1. Sparky786

    Sparky786 Active Member

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    Hi peole.can the controller be used with out a phone?
     
  2. AeroMirage

    AeroMirage Well-Known Member

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    Yes, but you would have no info on direction, battery, etc.
    Flying blind.
     
  3. webvan

    webvan Well-Known Member

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    Yes, can't really see a scenario to do this unless your phone's battery has died.
     
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    AeroMirage Well-Known Member

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    I have had the app crash plenty on the phone but still had full control of the AC, but land shortly thereafter. I would not consider launching by RC only without monitor. Why??
     
  5. webvan

    webvan Well-Known Member

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    On top of the cases where your phone's dead, for plain old fun! Like we used to do as long as 2 years ago with cheap drones like the DM007 ;-)
     
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    There will be also limitation in distance and height, something like 50 / 30 meters.
     
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    Dronason Well-Known Member

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    And you cannot change the picture mode. Used it to quickly capteur a sunshine as Go4 asked me for some chineese phone number to confirm my ID.
    Was in shallow focus mode and it totally failed, zero pics.
     
  8. rcflyingaddict

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    as others have said as a last resort. It's a PITA that they did not use the same remote found on the Mavic since it has a read-out and can be 'really' used w/out a phone + then I would only have to pack 1 remote.