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cheap gimbal issues

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by djidt, Jul 17, 2014.

  1. djidt

    Jul 17, 2014
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    Hi all I'm new to this so please help, I got a cheap gimbal with my phantom which will do for now but I'm having a problem with it, when I power it up it seems to try and level out from its rest position but when it gets level it drops back down to one side it then does the same over and over again repeating the motion, any ideas??, thanks Dave
    http://static.photobucket.com/player.sw ... 170322.mp4
  2. darwin-t

    Apr 28, 2014
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    I think you have to balance the camera by sliding it left or right so that it sets level with the power turned off.It looks like you need to slide yours to the left somehow.

    Also, run you gimbal through the range of motion.Does it "catch" any where, do the wires get stretched? When the gimbal hit physical limits or obstructions, it jerks.

    I have a Chinese gimbal and am having major issues with it, too.
  3. planedr

    Jul 22, 2014
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    FEMA District VII
    "I got a cheap gimbal"
    I think that's your problem. Remember, you get what you pay for.
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