Potential custom stick layout bug?

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  1. Ddperdue

    Ddperdue Active Member

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    I just got my mavic a few days ago. I updated it and took it for its first flight yesterday. I had a phantom 4 briefly before selling it to get the mavic. I found I liked using a custom stick layout. I've spent enough time playing first person shooters that that stick layout is too engrained in me. It's basically just mode 3 with ascent and descent inverted.

    Anyway, I set up my mavic this way but when I went to fly it all the y-axis controls were reversed from what I had set them at. Forward went backwards, Back went forwards and ascent and descent were not inverted like I had set them. I checked and checked that I had set them correctly. I tried calibrating the compass thinking maybe that was the issue. I tried it in the flight simulator and it was even messed up there too. Has anyone else run into this or would you be willing to test on your units? Using one of the preset modes works as expected. It just seems to be the custom mode.
     
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    Ddperdue Active Member

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    TLDR: setting a custom stick layout causes all y-axis controls to be reversed from what you set. In flight and in simulator. Can anyone confirm?
     
  3. Guitarzan

    Guitarzan Well-Known Member

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    Isn't software a wonderful thing (rolling eyes)?
     
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    Ddperdue Active Member

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    Haha! Yes so wonderful! I can work around it by flipping the directions for now I guess.
     
  5. Gavin Fuller

    Gavin Fuller New Member

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    I got the same issue. The work around didn't work for me though. Can't use the custom stick control as a result :(
     
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    Really? That's odd. So reversing the control settings from what you wanted didn't help? For example putting the backward control in the forward position and the forward control in the backward position.
     
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    I've had this same issue. I set my right stick as inverse (up is down, down is up) and the rest of the controls the same as the standard set up. After confirming and saving the setting, the up/down controls were not inverse, yet the forward/back controls were. Anyone else have this issue?
     
  8. Bandit287

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    Sounds like a number of Mavic drivers have had this issue. How did you solve it? After playing with Litchi, I started having problems with both up/down and fore/aft inversion. When I swap the values, nothing changes. Yes, I do hit save after I make a change. Am I missing something?
     
  9. Bandit287

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    How did you solve this issue?
     
  10. Ddperdue

    Ddperdue Active Member

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    I'm not sure if I can say I solved it. I just set the y-axis controls opposite of what I want them to be on both sticks and it comes out the right way. Make sure to test it all out before flying too far.
     
  11. Bandit287

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    Thanks for the feedback. I reached out to the DJI customer support folks. They want me to send the RC back to them. Will post the eventual outcome
     
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    So far, the eventual outcome has been unsatisfactory. The on line folks had me uninstall and reinstall DJI GO4. That didn't work. At their request, I sent the RC back to the DJI repair facility in California. They found nothing wrong with it. I called tech support again to ask for advice and they told me to ops check the RC when it returned. Lo and behold, when I relinked the RC to the MP, I got the desired result. Unfortunately, being the inquisitive type I am, I changed the custom stick configuration and changed it back. This time the problem was back. ****. I gave tech support and unsat feedback but nobody has gotten back with me.
     
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