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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by SnoozeDoggyDog, Jul 7, 2015.

  1. SnoozeDoggyDog

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    Does anyone else noticed that at the bottom of the gimble the camera ribbon bends ... Within the bend do you see what looks like a separation of the ribbon cable? On the underside of the bend, a little hump of ribbon cable ..... Look carefully in good light.
     
  2. DrLovecat

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    I noticed that as well after I crashed my P3. I replaced with a new ribbon because I thought it might be the reason my gimbal wont work. The new ribbon also had that "hump". I showed it to a technician at my work and he said that was normal and shouldn't be a problem. "It allows flexibility for when the camera is moving".
     
  3. SnoozeDoggyDog

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    Mine has never been crashed and the cable has no requirement for flexibility. It doesn't move when the gimble moves
     
    #3 SnoozeDoggyDog, Jul 8, 2015
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  4. DrLovecat

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    Of coarse your camera moves on the gimbal (3 axis)... that's the reason a gimbal exists; if not you have a much bigger problem on your hands!
     
  5. SnoozeDoggyDog

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    We're not talking about the GIMBLE, were talking about the cable!
     
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