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Camera Fan screws P3P

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by D4T_PoM, Oct 6, 2015.

  1. D4T_PoM

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    Guys quick question.

    It raining here in London UK so thought I'd just take my P3 out of the bag and just inspect it.

    I realised the fan has only 2 screws but there are 4 holes.

    1 screw in opposite holes...see pictures for reference.

    Is this normal or is it meant to have 4 screws holding the fan down?
     

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  2. Wibble

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    What fan?
     
  3. AHill

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    2 on mine, only 2 holes for screws, other holes on mine are for air flow.
     
  4. Garrie

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    Cost cutting measures?
     
  5. D4T_PoM

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    LoL first cutting costs on cheap shells and now screws?

    What next self assembly P4 with no screws only clips? Lol
     
  6. Zerone

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    The P3P has a cooling fan on top of the camera gimbal. The P3A does not.
    fan1.jpg
    fan2.jpg
     
  7. D4T_PoM

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  8. D4T_PoM

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    Yes sorry, the P3P has a fan on top of the gimbal which the P3A does not have.
     
  9. Mr.Spock

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    Ofcourse the P3A comes with a cooling fan too on top of the gimbal. That is inaccurate.
     
  10. D4T_PoM

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    Are you talking about 4 fans which come on when CSC done? Lol back on topic.

    Please share a picture.
     
  11. Mr.Spock

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    P3A has a fan on top of the gimbal
     
  12. D4T_PoM

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    My P3A did not have a fan :eek:
     
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    I never knew about the fan - I thought there was more than enough airflow when it was flying - learn something new every day!
     
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    Actually the images are taken from the Internet, but the cooling fan on my P3P is identical to the one shown. I don't know why yours is different, perhaps mine is the bi-lingual version Welsh/English.;)
     
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  15. D4T_PoM

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    Wibble, tomorrow we will all learn DJI is using polystyrene shell/body and rubber band propelled ice cream stick motors for the new P4 and will be price tagged at £1899 for Advanced model and £2159 for the professional?

    Wanna know why the high price?
    Because the camera's will be made out of gold and platinum.
     
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    Two screws, it was designed that way, engineers you know how they are. shrug
     
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  18. D4T_PoM

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    I'm pretty sure that is not a fan.

    Just a nice shiny round object put there by DJI to make it look nice lol
     
  19. Wibble

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    I am not a great fan of fans...........
     
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  20. D4T_PoM

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    Nikolas, ignore my ignorance just so tired waiting for the P3 batteries to charge lol so late and got to take battery No.2 off and then put 3 and then 4, need to order a hub can't do this anymore lol

    See picture, that is not a fan but a motor.

    Have you seen/noticed when you first turn the P3 on the camera goes from right/left to centre very slowly or when you first arm the motors before take off the camera moves towards a side before centering?
    Its that motor that moves it.
     

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