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Gyroscope Calibration

QGroundControl will guide you to place the vehicle on a flat surface and keep it still.

Performing the Calibration

The calibration steps are:

  1. Start QGroundControl and connect the vehicle.

  2. Select "Q" icon > Vehicle Setup > Sensors (sidebar) to open Sensor Setup.

  3. Click the Gyroscope sensor button.

    Select Gyroscope calibration PX4

  4. Place the vehicle on a surface and leave it still.

  5. Click Ok to start the calibration.

    The bar at the top shows the progress:

    Gyro calibration in progress on PX4

  6. When finished, QGroundControl will display a progress bar Calibration completeGyro calibration complete on PX4


If you move the vehicle QGroundControl will automatically restart the gyroscope calibration.

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