Has the annoying start up sound gone?

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  1. rabidhyena

    rabidhyena Member

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    I noticed in a couple of videos eg

    that there doesnt seem to be the usual start up sounds.
    Is that now turn off-able?
    That would be fantastic, as for me it always causes unnecessary attention, out at the scene or at home at my pc.
     
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    You can hear the startup sound here. There is no way to disable/change the startup sound.
     
  3. rabidhyena

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    Thats a shame
     
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    It's really not loud or obnoxious sounding at all. If you're starting your Mavic up outside, people nearby will most likely not hear it -- unless of course they are standing right beside you.
     
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    Quieter than a phantom? I find that noise too loud
     
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    It's the same as the Phantom 4 -- which is much quieter than the Phantom 3 startup sound.
     
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    ok thats good, as ill be coming from a p3a
     
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    The Editor Well-Known Member

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    Err, what exactly do you mean?
    The start up sound of the remote control ( which is what the video shows) or the esc's on the aircraft sending a low frequency square wave to the motors which then resonate and act like a loudspeaker so you hear a start up tune from the aircraft?
     
  9. rabidhyena

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    Yes. I meant the aircraft noise. I couldn't hear it in that video I linked.
    I'll just be pleased if it's a lot quieter than the p3.
    I just like the idea of a quick quiet unpack and start up. Get it up to 100 feet super quick. Hold the much smaller remote and then hopefully people won't bother me/notice. I like discretion.
    Also, when at home, updating etc etc, the P3 sound acted like a siren in the house, informing my family that I was probably free to do errands for them.
    Cheers
     
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