Hello Tello Pilot!
Join our DJI Tello community & remove this banner.
Sign up

Going forward .

4x4

Active member
Joined
Jan 10, 2019
Messages
33
Reaction score
10
I have a problem with my Tello going forward. It seems to go a lot slower moving forward than any other direction. Can anyone offer any suggestions to sort this issue out .
Thanks 4x4.
 

Ansia

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 14, 2018
Messages
1,009
Reaction score
382
I have a problem with my Tello going forward. It seems to go a lot slower moving forward than any other direction. Can anyone offer any suggestions to sort this issue out .
Thanks 4x4.
How high were you when you had this problem?
 

4x4

Active member
Joined
Jan 10, 2019
Messages
33
Reaction score
10
Great ok I will try again latter to day and see how I go.
Thanks
 

Guorium

Well-known member
Joined
Jan 21, 2019
Messages
369
Reaction score
144
That's the reason. The lower you fly, the slower it will fly forwards.
doubt that is the issue, tello height meter displayes 1.1m or above it is responsive. no speed limit. Lower than that it is slowed in all directions. I mean it is a quad, should be equally fast in all directions. OP reported slowed forward direction. So either OP made a mistake and it was slower in all directions or there was just wind coming from the forward direction.
 

Ansia

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 14, 2018
Messages
1,009
Reaction score
382
doubt that is the issue, tello height meter displayes 1.1m or above it is responsive. no speed limit. Lower than that it is slowed in all directions. I mean it is a quad, should be equally fast in all directions. OP reported slowed forward direction. So either OP made a mistake and it was slower in all directions or there was just wind coming from the forward direction.
You just contradicted what I just said, and yet gave no solution to the OP. I gave a possible solution, perhaps it's right, perhaps it's wrong. It's all part of the troubleshooting process. I don't mind the debate, but please contribute a possible solution when you disagree. Saying others are wrong won't fix the issue.
 
  • Like
Reactions: davemgood

bmelody

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 18, 2018
Messages
74
Reaction score
41
I have also noticed my drone will slow down under low light conditions. I am using TelloFPV and I seem to notice it mostly when using the V (video) mode. I think everything is OK when using the S (sport) mode. I fly my Tello mostly indoors and there are lots of obstacles, so going a little slower is not a problem.
 

Guorium

Well-known member
Joined
Jan 21, 2019
Messages
369
Reaction score
144
You just contradicted what I just said, and yet gave no solution to the OP. I gave a possible solution, perhaps it's right, perhaps it's wrong. It's all part of the troubleshooting process. I don't mind the debate, but please contribute a possible solution when you disagree. Saying others are wrong won't fix the issue.
I gave him a solution (or two). Read again. :) I see something I think that makes no sense I point it out. A false solution helps nobody, not any better than no solution. Just trying to help people troubleshoot too, no need to get pissy.
 

Ansia

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 14, 2018
Messages
1,009
Reaction score
382
I gave him a solution (or two). Read again. :) I see something I think that makes no sense I point it out. A false solution helps nobody, not any better than no solution. Just trying to help people troubleshoot too, no need to get pissy.
I don't see the solution.
doubt that is the issue, tello height meter displayes 1.1m or above it is responsive. no speed limit. Lower than that it is slowed in all directions. I mean it is a quad, should be equally fast in all directions. OP reported slowed forward direction. So either OP made a mistake and it was slower in all directions or there was just wind coming from the forward direction.
 

Guorium

Well-known member
Joined
Jan 21, 2019
Messages
369
Reaction score
144
I don't see the solution.
It is “Flying into the wind is gonna make forward motion slow.” And “You made a mistake and it is slow in all direction. Fly higher to avoid speed limit”. The second one was suggested by you too (except for the you made a mistake part). 🙏
 

Ansia

Well-known member
Joined
Oct 14, 2018
Messages
1,009
Reaction score
382
Well honestly I didn't consider the possibility of the wind, since it was not posted by OP. I do can say that at 1.1m my Tello goes forwards slowly, although yaw and roll work as normal. As I Throttle to a higher altitude, this problem goes away. Perhaps your Tello flies differently than mine, but I only speak with my experiences.
 

Guorium

Well-known member
Joined
Jan 21, 2019
Messages
369
Reaction score
144
Well honestly I didn't consider the possibility of the wind, since it was not posted by OP. I do can say that at 1.1m my Tello goes forwards slowly, although yaw and roll work as normal. As I Throttle to a higher altitude, this problem goes away. Perhaps your Tello flies differently than mine, but I only speak with my experiences.
Must be
 

Members online

No members online now.

Forum statistics

Threads
5,068
Messages
36,666
Members
13,626
Latest member
Jelliott4x4