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  1. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I noticed that when I am lookinh at google map (satellite or normal),
    when I turn the phone the map will not stay to point to the same direction.
    It turns with the phone. Is this the way it should be?

    I also downloaded the Compass application.
    and it behaves kind of wierd: holding the phone horizonally, I turn around.
    The compass should keep pointing to the north regardless how I turn.
    Mine is all over the place. If I point the phone to NE, it does show the
    N direction but when I try to turn the phone to point to the North it goes all over the place.

    This is regardless GPS on or off.

    I am still at 1.5...
    Peter
    PS I did go through the figure 8 calibration. Did I miss anything?

    Thanks Peter
     

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  2. n1ghtwish

    n1ghtwish Well-Known Member

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    Regarding the compass issue, isn't there a setting to have the hand always point north or always point the direction you're facing??

    Other than that, I have no idea haha
     
  3. Peter123

    Peter123 Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Compasses by definition should always point to north...

    how do you mean "... point the direciton you're facing" ?
    How would the thing know where am I facing? :confused:

    Peter
     

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