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P3S Crash results - camera issue?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by 66Fury, May 30, 2016.

  1. 66Fury

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    Took some time to look at drone since crash a few weeks ago.

    #1 - Camera tilts hard left, I turn it right, goes back left fairly hard. My other P3S, the camera is balanced and stays pretty much where you put it.

    #2 - The arm was rubbing bottom of plate, I loosened Allen screw, worked arm down just bit, that seems to have fixed this issue.

    #3 - Does the circled part on camera arm look bent?

    My question is this going effect the gimbal motors, or operation of drone?
     

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    I should have stated the camera tilt is with power off.
     
  3. mikep2323

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    Mine tilts when off also.
     
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    My other P3S does too, but when I tilt it back right, it stays, this one drops hard left, like it is unbalanced or something.
     
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    Bump 1 time...
     
  6. mdowney58

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    #3 It looks bent to me, but I'd think that it would be more evident to the naked eye vs. a photograph.

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    Mine tilts like pic #2 all the time when powered off...even when I move it..drops back down


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    Have you ever crashed or taken a gimbal hit? Kel
     
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    Never crashed or anything...only thing i ever did was leave gimbal guard on for 5-6min when doing my first update ever. When everything is powered up its fine..works great. Does yours act up or do weird thing when up and running?
     
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