gimbal repair

  1. David Bruce Kerr

    Tightening the gimbal shaft

    I was wondering if anyone knows of a way the tighten the gimbal shaft on the camera? I have made this repair at least a dozen times on my phantoms, but this one is loose. Is there a set screw that I'm missing? What I'm talking about is the shaft after you remove the 3 screws to adjust the camera...
  2. B

    Standard Missing Set Screw

    IMG_1760 by BethK posted May 24, 2017 at 8:40 PM As you can see from the picture, my grandson's drone is missing the set screw on the gimbal. Can someone tell me the proper size screw I need? I'm sure I can just find one them on Amazon or at any hardware store, but I don't know the proper...
  3. J

    Best Place to Purchase a New P3P Gimbal?

    I'm struggling to find places that sell a P3P Gimbal/Camera. I think I have determined my is can't be fixed even though it didn't suffer much damage. Replaced the ribbon wire twice and tried to isolate the which motor or sensor was failing with no great indication. Tilt motor gets hot with no...
  4. F

    Gimbal problem need help please.

    Hello guys it's my first time here so far really liking the forum reading and learning a lot. The reason I found this forum is because I recently bought my first P3P, after owning a couple of cheaper drones, I finally decided to upgrade to something a little better. Well I bought a used P3P...
  5. J

    P3S FPV wifi antenna wires snapped after crash

    I was flying down a path in between trees when my drone lost GPS the wind took it and it flew into a tree. Luckily I wasn't flying too high but the crash ripped both the wifi antenna wires apart that attach to the gimbal. Has anyone got any advice on replacement antennas. Am I correct in...
  6. C

    Repair roadblock

    Little while ago I descended into a bush. Didn't crash, flew out but I seemed to damage the magnet in the roll motor. (Basing this on others having the same problem). Acquired a new motor. Removed ribbon cable. Trying to take the old one off and after I removed the set screw from the pitch...
  7. S

    Trouble-Shooting Question

    On my last landing the camera popped off and the ribbon cable broke. After (very carefully) replacing the Ribbon Cable and ensuring each shaft is in the proper orientation before re-assembling the Gimbal, my camera gives me the 'defcon' warning alarm when I power up. When I power the...
  8. Steve G

    My DJI Repair Experience

    I would like to write this to complete the story for all those that wrote in to help me troubleshoot my ailing bird. I finally got to a point that I felt there was something else going on that I couldn't or didn't know how to fix so I made the call to DJI and sent it in for repair. I was...
  9. Steve G

    P3P Post crash/repair camera & gimbal issues

    I crashed at about 50 ft. into the top branches of a tree and the camera and half the gimbal landed about 50 ft. from the aircraft. After replacing the ribbon cable and putting the gimbal back together, every time I start it up, the camera seems to do it's happy dance and end up tilted at an odd...
  10. B

    Professional Phantom 3 Professional after Crash Issues

    So i Crashed my phantom 3 and replaced all the broken parts. The internals looked pretty good, replaced all cables including the ribbon cable, now when I turn on my p3 the gimbal and camera do absolutely nothing. Took everything apart again and made sure all connections were tight, screws were...