P4 Gimbal Shake

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Gimbal started shaking after the latest update and the horizon is all over the place.
Any ideas of what can be done?

Many thanks Andre
 
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Gimbal started shaking after the latest update and the horizon is all over the place.
Any ideas of what can be done?

Many thanks Andre
Do you have a slip on lens filter on your camera? my camera did this when I had a push on type of uv filter on it. I have since purchased a screw on type that is much lighter that replaces the one that is on the p4 when it is purchased. My camera is now steady.
 

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Gimbal started shaking after the latest update and the horizon is all over the place.
Any ideas of what can be done?

Many thanks Andre
Hi Andre

Mine is only a couple of months old and has worked perfectly until the latest firmware update.
Mine has now developed a bit of a twitch too. Not as much as yours but still there.
Will watch this thread with interest to see how to sort it.
Thanks. BMP
 
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Hi, I've downgraded the firmware and recalibrated the IMU but the shake is still going on.
Today I got a message stating 'gimbal overload' while I was switching on. I've tried calibrating the gimbal but it does not go past 5%.
Should I give up and send it back of any other suggestions?

Thanks for looking
Andre
 

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Any luck with this yet? Mine is still doing the same?
 
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BMP - no, I've tried downgrading, calibration everything and eventually contacting DJI who said I need to send it in... They did ask me to perform a couple of tests and pinpointed it to the gimbal motor. DJI was very helpful and knowledgeable.


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BMP - no, I've tried downgrading, calibration everything and eventually contacting DJI who said I need to send it in... They did ask me to perform a couple of tests and pinpointed it to the gimbal motor. DJI was very helpful and knowledgeable.


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Hi - I also decided to return my drone.
It was swapped without issue and new one is fine (so far !!)

One thing I noticed straightaway is that the gimbal / camera does not make any noise.
My faulty one used to make a click and creaking noise - but I think it always did. I just assumed this is what it did.
The new one is silent - other than a fan noise.
 
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Hi BMP
That's great news for you. Where did you send it and did you have any costs associated?
 

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Hi BMP
That's great news for you. Where did you send it and did you have any costs associated?
I am over in the UK and bought mine from a shop called Argos. This is now the 2nd replacement I have had. The first one had a fault on the Remote Controller and then the fault on this one.
I am almost certain that the first one I had also had the strange noises on the camera and gimbal. That is why I am amazed that this one is silent. I just assumed that was normal.

I cannot fault Argos - They simply swapped it for a brand new one - without any hassle .
 
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I saw your video.I have the same problem.
Either it must be a bent yaw arm or busted yaw motor.

replacing the yaw arm is lot easier. Lots of stores offering the part. but getting the yaw motor is a big challenge.

Good luck !
 

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