Welcome to PhantomPilots.com

Sign up for a weekly email of the latest drone news & information

P3 Gimbal Inertia Guard

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Mako79, May 11, 2015.

  1. Mako79

    Joined:
    May 16, 2014
    Messages:
    3,527
    Likes Received:
    619
    Location:
    Sydney Australia
    I hope that DJI has redesigned so that the camera doesn't pop-off and tear the flex cable. Just for added insurance, I added the inertia to prevent it from ever happening. It's the same principle as the Vision Plus inertia guard.
     

    Attached Files:

  2. Jstic

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2014
    Messages:
    269
    Likes Received:
    27
    They have. The redesign happened withe the release of the P2V+ V3. The rear motor no longer has the motor shaft pressed into aluminum, it is now pressed into steel. We've tried to pry them apart and needed a hydraulic press to do it without completely destroying the gimbal.
     

    Attached Files:

  3. Jstic

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2014
    Messages:
    269
    Likes Received:
    27
    You are referring to the gimbal clamp that keeps the gimbal from moving around when quad is not in use. OP is referring to a guard which allegedly prevented motor separation in a crash. Like the orange tape though.
     
  4. Recce2

    Joined:
    Dec 4, 2013
    Messages:
    103
    Likes Received:
    31
    Location:
    Duluth, MN
    Sorry, your right -- post removed!
     
  5. Mako79

    Joined:
    May 16, 2014
    Messages:
    3,527
    Likes Received:
    619
    Location:
    Sydney Australia
    Thanks mate. I never owned the revised v3.
    I still don't trust DJI and i'll the gimbal saver on.
     
  6. Mako79

    Joined:
    May 16, 2014
    Messages:
    3,527
    Likes Received:
    619
    Location:
    Sydney Australia
    I had the "remove before flight" on my P2VP.
    You can get them from china for a dollar.
    Just drill a hole and attach keyring in the gimbal transporter clip.
    http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Novelty-Remove-Before-Flight-Keychain-Tag-Zipper-Pull-Woven-Embroidery-Keyring-/321687147434?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_15&hash=item4ae60c53aa
     
Loading...
Similar Threads - Gimbal Inertia Guard Forum Date
Pics of gimbal and inertia guard as well as sunshade Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion Jan 8, 2015
PolarPro landing stabilizer and PolarPro gimbal protector. Standard Yesterday at 6:37 PM
Phantom 4 pro gimbal buzzes after newest firmware update Phantom 4 Pro Discussion Wednesday at 9:49 AM
gimbal vibrations finally solved Standard Wednesday at 4:59 AM
Gimbal problem .... Standard Monday at 3:21 PM