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Camera starts at 45" angle?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Fourblade, Aug 11, 2014.

  1. Fourblade

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    After initialising the Phantom the camera/gimbal's start position is about about 45 degrees - is this normal?
    I can tilt it up to flat/square to the horizon no problem with the DJI Vision app but should it start level or at the angle?
     
  2. cahutch

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    Yeah, unfortunately that's normal. It always initializes at 45 degrees.
     
  3. Fourblade

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    Thanks, I thought so - bit odd but no problem to level the gimbal in the app. I suppose DJI might think (if they do have that ability) that if it's in the air then 45 degrees might be a good starting point ;-)
     
  4. ElGuano

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    Re: Camera starts at 45" angle?

    I always thought it was kind of odd too, but it makes sense from an engineering sense that it would start in the middle of the range.