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Gimbal pointed to the side after crash

Discussion in 'Standard' started by OpenTrackRacer, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. OpenTrackRacer

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    I finally crashed my Phantom 3 Standard. It collided with a vehicle in gusty winds on landing. It fell about four feet and thrashed around on the ground for a few moments until I got the motors shut off. After the crash the gimbal was buzzing and I was getting video with the jello effect. I adjusted and tightened the set screw on the yaw axis shaft and the buzzing went away and the gimbal now seems to act normally. However, the gimbal no longer points straight ahead, even after doing a calibration. When doing a calibration, it seems to yaw more to one side than the other. It used to point straight on power up and then slew to the side but now it points to the side right after the gimbal start sequence is complete. I've checked the yaw shaft set screw and its alignment appears to be correct.

    There is no adjustment for gimbal yaw so I'm pretty much stuck. Does anyone have any suggestions?

    Thanks!
     
  2. RodPad

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    Wow, nobody responded?

    Well welcome to the Forum! :rolleyes:

    Still stuck? Post a couple of pictures, we get some thing started. ;)

    Rod
     
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    There is a thread and video of how to adjust the gimbal to level again.
     
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    Got a link?, I haven't found it, I know how to do it, but is that his problem?

    @OpenTrackRacer,
    Your turn.

    Rod
     
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    Can’t be sure without seeing it. But if it’s doing what’s in this video. Then there is a good chance of it being corrected.
     
  7. OpenTrackRacer

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    My gimbal is misaligned in yaw. I finally had a chance to take some videos...



     
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