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  1. Sak01

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    I've done everything to try and get the camera/gimbal to point strait...iv'e recalibrated: IMUs on a level surface (checked by a level), compass, and gimbal, but can't seem to get the camera to point completely strait (maybe I'm doing something wrong with my recalibration?). It is slightly pointed to the right by a degree or two. This does not seem to impact the operation of the camera, but is annoying to look at since I can visually see it is slightly off. Anyone else have this issue and were u able to address it? Any other configuration settings that I am missing? I searched, but don't see much info regarding this topic with the P4...just a few references with the P3 and below. Thanks in advance!


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  2. Marc Hufnagel

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    It's a long-standing problem going back at least into the p2 model.


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  3. Sak01

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    Thank you for the response. Do they all do that or just some? I'm assuming this is a software calibration issue?


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  4. HTX

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    I had this same problem yesterday and was about to return it because I thought there was something wrong with it. Well all I did was turn it off and turn it back on and that fixed it!!


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  5. gtpark

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    Since the gimbal doesn't yaw right or left, I cant imagine how one would get software or firmware to correct this. It would seem to be a physical problem with gimbal alignment with the craft. Have you tried loosening the gimbal mount screws and holding the gimbal to the left as you re-tighten?
     
  6. Sak01

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    I have not tried that. Are you talking about the two small phillips screws right above the camera mount (on the circle)? If I loosen these two screws, I should be able to twist the camera slightly and retighten them to lock the camera back in place? Also - just to confirm, when doing a gimbal calibration, the camera movement left to right several times does not include an attempt to set the camera to point strait forward? Thanks again!


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  7. sacooke

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    Mine points to the left arm by a few degrees. Tried everything including the screw and it always went back. So, I fixed the annoyance by not bringing the camera up that high. Works like a charm.