Hi All,

Just a quick heads-up for those of you flying with an onboard camera and using GPS. I use a gopro with no problems, it doesn't seem to interfere with anything.

However today I decided to try a different cam 


I did a quick auto flight without the camera, everything went beautifully well, so i decided to do an onboard video for your viewing pleasure. 

I turned the camera on, tried a loiter and it just wandered. I checked the mission planner - NO GPS FIX!?!?!?

What? I've just done an autoflight perfectly.

Thankfully before i stripped it all down my helpful friend pointed out that the only thing that i had changed was the camera - so i took it off and hey presto - a instant full 3D fix. This must be one hell of a noisy camera!

Watch this! 

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Maybe here you can find some usefool links about EMF shilding...remember, you need to wrap camera completely,think of it as u do waterproofing,any hole in shield will be point where EMF RF can enter


and I use this


Mobius camera is worst of them all....

I wrapped My HK HD wing camera with copper foil and keep it 10 cm below ublox LEA5 (with Sarentel QF ant) HDOP remains Good at 1.5 . (My camera sometimes has color bars when I record, it really is a poor camera!, I was lucky to find a GoPro 3 Black at Pawn shop for $150 with 90 day return! works a charm... Cheers

sir dont be a "mean bean"....I resolved the issue myself

I am not mean,always try to help when I can, unfortunately I do not know DJI and I guess on dji forum u get better answers....try RCGroups too

I just flew again today after theorizing of maybe just having some nice video shots in atti mode and NOT GPS atti....it worked just fine.....I did dare go into GPS and never RTH....good video..Ill upload the youtube vid of it...and put a link...of just flying in atti mode....some of you maybe allready know...just thought It would help some being bummed out with their aicrafts in the air and wanted to shoot some video

I was wondering why sometimes my GPS was fine and sometimes it would not arm. I finally guessed it was related to whether or not the HK720 camera was on or off, sure enough. Must be a very noisy camera. I may experiment with aluminum foil and moving the GPSs higher away.

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