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Bent gimbal vision+

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by nelly, Mar 13, 2015.

  1. nelly

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    Have a friend who bent his gimbal, partially seperated gimbal motors, ribbon cable is intact. Who is the best around Tn who can maybe repair?
     
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    I'd check with Hunch or Burlbark. You can find them on the Vision Plus Forum.

    MHL
     
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    nelly, let me know if you need any help.

    hani
     
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    What's the best way to contact you besides messaging?
     
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    Hani is closer. I am in California. :D Should be a nice easy fix.

    Jeremy
     
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    Thanks!
     
  7. shadow7dji

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    Can anyone suggest the best technique for bending the brushless motor mount frame back into alignment. Please see attached photo. TIA. 20150405_212027.jpg
     
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    Shadow, if you can't get it repaired, then you'll need to disassemble it, put the bent part against something solid and flat, place a piece of wood between it and a small hammer (so you don't dent it with the hammer) then softly tap it flat again.
     
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    Ok. I got it straightened by the motor isn't engaging. Just get the beeping sound and the "Remove Gimbal Clamp" message.
     
  10. Narrator

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    sounds like something is preventing your gimbal motor from turning.. we could be talking thousandths of an inch here.. if it moves freely by hand, then it could be a bad motor or ribbon contact, or the D-slot might not be keyed to the shaft
     
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    Ok. So it sounds like I will need to at least pop the motor casing apart and take a look at what's happening. Any suggestions on the best way to pull this apart? Sounds like it should come apart pretty easy as many seem to come apart on impact. I will say I had to press the housing back into alignment as it was also slightly separated (the edge near the yellow-brown tape was opened up a little wider). So I guess it could be a bent D-Shaft?