Modes - Follow on-the-fly function

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Learn how to use Follow Mode and see various configuration options that are available

 

Key Features:

  • Adjust follow distance, altitude, orientation, and camera tilt using the remote controller
  • Enable dynamic home point
  • Track altitude based on your mobile device
  • GPS based follow 

Summary of Follow configuration steps:

 

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Step 1 - Select Follow from the On-the-fly functions menu

With a plugged in drone, navigate to On-the-Fly Functions, and select Follow

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Step 2 - Select Get Started and Take Off 

Select Get Started and fly the drone to your preferred starting follow location. Make sure to select a safe altitude well above all obstacles.

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Step 3 - Optionally, Configure Follow Function Settings

Optionally enter additional settings to control RC input, set dynamic home point, track altitude during follow, and automatically start video.

It is possible to start and stop video during follow mode execution.

 

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Step 4 - Acknowledge the safety warning

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Step 5 - Review Summary and Select Continue

Review the input summary, and select any step to make changes. Select Continue

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Step 6 - Select Start

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Step 7 - Optionally Make Adjustments During Flight

Using the Map Preview

The map preview displays various useful information in follow mode.

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  • Actual drone location and heading 
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  • Projected drone location and heading (semi-transparent)
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  • Mobile device location
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  • Home point location

 

Adjusting Framing During Follow Mode

As you are being followed you can adjust the drones distance, rotation, altitude, and tilt with your remote controller. As this happens, the map preview shows the projected new location of the drone. The actual drone will move into this new location with a slight delay.

The faster your location is moving, the faster the drone will respond to inputs and moving to the new position.

 

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Expand the Follow card to view additional details during execution

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See Some of the Generated Content - OneWheel Beach Follow

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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