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Recently, during a routine exercise, the screen on my samsung7 started to pixilate. upon reviewing the sd card, there was no sign of any pixilation. I tried again with my tablet, and got the same results. I unloaded the djigo4 program, and downloaded the older Sept 2017 Djigo4 program. I got one flight out of it before it to started to pixilate on my phone. Again no problem with the video from the Mavic Pro, which operates perfectly. I was about 3300 ft. away at 150 ft. high, when I went blind on the screen. I pressed the RTH button and thank goodness the drone worked perfectly, down to landing on the 2ft.x2ft. landing board I made , exactly!. Very impressed. Love this machine, please any help would be appreciated.















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Standard Go 4 version problem. Search for "pixelation" and you will find a lot of threads about it.
 

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Do you fly from more than one location? Does the pixelation get better/worse depending on distance?
I always let off from my property in the county. Since I am blind with the screen I a pixelated state, I only have gone up to about 35 or 40 ft. Then I fly by keeping the drone in site, and return to my yard to check the SD card which is always clear and in perfect visual condition.
 

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Happens all the time on Mavic and P4 with Crystalsky, at least mine. With iPad, I don't see pixelation as much as a freeze, then jump forward to catch up with the actual location. More prone to happen with a pan. Never shows up in actual video, so I just have gotten used to it. I use the bottom USB port on Mavic controller for both CS and iPad.

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Recently, during a routine exercise, the screen on my samsung7 started to pixilate
I came here today to write about my experience with this problem. Once it started it got progressively worse until the last wedding I shot was all done by the grace of god (and by line of sight)

The problem turned out to be a simple one: bad controller tether. I have a Galaxy s7 active that I use just for the drone (no sim card) so sometimes I would leave the phone in the controller lose in my bag. I suspect this damaged the cord.

Bought a replacement cord on amazon for about $7 and it cleared up perfectly. Cheap option for you to try at least. Good luck!
 

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Do you fly from more than one location? Does the pixelation get better/worse depending on distance?
I am a little embarrassed that my wife suggested to go back to taking off in our field. I did change my HDMI cord and there has been an improvement in the amount of pixilation disruption. Thank you for your time and knowledge.
 

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I came here today to write about my experience with this problem. Once it started it got progressively worse until the last wedding I shot was all done by the grace of god (and by line of sight)

The problem turned out to be a simple one: bad controller tether. I have a Galaxy s7 active that I use just for the drone (no sim card) so sometimes I would leave the phone in the controller lose in my bag. I suspect this damaged the cord.

Bought a replacement cord on amazon for about $7 and it cleared up perfectly. Cheap option for you to try at least. Good luck!
Thank you for your suggestion. I will order another tether cord from amazon tomorrow.
 
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I've had good luck with Anker USB brand cables. Not the cheapest or most expensive, but always reliable in my experience.
What a coincidence, I just got off of Amazon and ordered two 1ft Anker USB cables, I read good things about them. Thank you microlinux, I will stay in touch. I will be receiving the cables on Saturday.
 

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I believe this is an issue with Samsung phones. I've had nothing but problems with Samsung S5 and S7.

DJI is helpless.
 

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Thank you for your suggestion. I will order another tether cord from amazon tomorrow.
Hope it works for you, I was heartbroken when I started losing picture. Let us know how it turns out!
 
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