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Cheapest way to obatin smooth control over X1 (gimbal tilt)

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by jplayer, May 20, 2014.

  1. jplayer

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    I am looking for the cheapest way to control the gimbal tilt (H3-3D).

    Ive seen options using an upgraded controller but is that the only way to gain this capability?
    I am not against spending the money on the controller if it is but I want to make sure that is the only way before dropping the coin especially since I am 100% happy with the controls range of the factory controller (-x1 control choppiness)
     
  2. MrC

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    Re: Cheapest way to obatin smooth control over X1 (gimbal ti

    You could buy a $5 linear potentiometer (5kohm) and install it in the controller replacing the one with the crappy plastic lever. Quite a bit of info incl youtube vids etc if you google phantom pot mod.

    Here is one example - http://www.djiguys.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=39&t=2848
     
  3. Peter Evans

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    Re: Cheapest way to obatin smooth control over X1 (gimbal ti

    I have to say that, with the gimbal tilt control gain slider set at '1' in Phantom Assistant 3.0 (Advanced), I find the normal tilt control to be super smooth