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Gimbal Calibration

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by leekiya, May 25, 2015.

  1. leekiya

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    Does the Gimbal calibration need to be done straight after the IMU calibration with out moving the craft. I forgot to calibrate the gimbal the other night after my firmware update and another cold IMU.
     
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    I do the gimbal calibration after compass cal, as the thing sometimes looks crooked.
     
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    Yea i only asked because today i started filming before i armed the motors, once i started them the camera goes to the right for a split second and then goes back centre again after watching it back when i got home. Checked some of my other flights and on some the camera has done the same and some it does not appear to have. I guess its the motors firing up so quick causes the gimbal to jerk a little and then centrers it self maybe.
     
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    Its not that is after thinking about it, its the stick movement made while arming the motors that move the camera to the right.
     
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