Purchased Polar Pro's LED light bar and it didn't work. Dan at Polar Pro promptly sent me another set free of charge. They also didn't work. Thinking that something else must be wrong I opened Solo and found this:Soldering on the accessory bay looks…
"My point was that random loss of control shouldn't be tolerated - I think that is why 3DR revised the firmware to switch to manual mode when fix is lost. I can't imagine anyone wanting to drive a car, plane, boat or any other controlled object that…"
"Hi Scott -
I have very little experience - I was hoping that the advertised 3DR flight school would allow simulated flight like what is available in Best Buy at the Solo display but no such luck. I have been using RealFlight but it's not the same.
"Hi Rich - 850 feet sounds like as much as I could hope for - not sure how that compares with the range 3DR advertises. Somehow I just feel like my Solo is just not up to what it should be. Of course since I had issues from new - GPS not connected,…"
"Thanks Jubal I will give that a try. Just odd as previously when I went to the sports park I never had it turn red on me. I did have it initiate a RTH before but now I can regularly have it out of range. Of course from the picture you can see there…"
"Tried again today - max range is about 300 feet. I even tried the antennas from my router but they only showed marginal improvement.
Wonder what 3DR did to reduce the range so much!
Here is a screenshot - note height and location:
Updated and took Solo out to fly yesterday evening. Was surprised to all of a sudden see flashing red lights and signal loss - no control. Waited and finally Solo initiated a RTH. Tested again and got this photo.Note 2 bars at 43.6 feet and 17.6…