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all-new out-of-the-box, all updates, won't tilt

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by 7aull, May 22, 2014.

  1. 7aull

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    Gads first post and it has to be a problem!
    Disclaimer: HAVE read thru a bunch of 'no tilt' threads. Nothing seems similar
    specs:
    brand new P2/3D kit.
    Freshly mounted 3D - no flight time. Interference board installed
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    Software updated today:
    Main Contr: 3.04
    P330CB (wot ever that is!): 1.0.1.27
    Zemuse: 1.0.0.6
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    First boot up (before above upgrade):
    -gimbal aims DOWN, no TILT control on TX (ie inoperative TILT)
    -gimbal does maintain motion in other axis
    Upgrade as above:
    -gimbal rights itself (yay!)
    -BUT: running the X-1 calibration: FAIL - no control with tilt control, nor response on the x-1 to the TILT lever.
    -AND: if I use the LEFT Stick and push LEFT or RIGHT - gimbal PANs L or R! (follows stick motion) (does this in either Standby/preflight mode OR spun up for flight)

    Thoughts?
    my thanks
    Stu in Alaska
     

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  2. zipkicker

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    Go to the DJI Phantom RC assistant software, click 'Advanced', go to 'Gimbal' and calibrate the H3-3D there. My tilt is set to 2, horizontal & vertical both at 0.
    Hope this helps.
     
  3. britchris1

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    Do the standard stick calibration but before you hit finish toggle the x1 lever a couple of times. That did the trick for me.
     
  4. 7aull

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    Thanks for the input guys-

    no go. no change....
    :cry:
    Stu
    Alaska
     
  5. OI Photography

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    Sounds like maybe the leads from your receiver board to your NAZA have gotten switched...the one in X1 should be in X2, and vice-versa.
     
  6. 7aull

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    IO-
    I would check that out if someone can point out where the 2 leads are?

    Stu
    Alaska
     
  7. 7aull

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    Just want to update here...

    Contacted my Dealer (Davesmotors.com) and we did some back-and-forth email solutions:
    -make sure the tilt lever is not stripped on its post (wasn't)
    -remove is and rotate the Tilt shaft fully L&R to the "stops", while running a X1 Cal in the RC Assist.
    Discovered: there IS no "stops" - shaft will spin either way infinitely. So my Q was: is the potentiometer bolloxed?
    Dealer seems to think so and has requested a new TX from DJI.

    Did note a thread here that numerous folks had bad X1 lever/potentiometers out of the box too.

    Will update as it unfolds....

    Stu
    Alaska
     
  8. SrAMagistrado

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    Try calibrating first using the RC Assistant and move the switch a couple of times and then calibrate using the Phantom 2 Assistant doing the same switching a few times.

    That happened to me after I updated all firmware, the gimbal tilted facing down permanently. Everytime I toggle the switch it'll twitch but then return to the facing down position.

    Thread below is what helped me fix the issue:

    viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6544&start=10

    Hopefully this'll help you too.
     
  9. 7aull

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    My thanks for pointing out this thread.

    My Dealer seems convinced the problem is with the remote control (so, a mechanical issue?) rather than software, and has contacted DJI on my behalf to replace this under warranty.
    DJI has acknowledged the request (quick!) so I will see what this produces.

    Meanwhile - I will give this a go!

    Stu
    Alaska