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Clearance space between GoPro and Gimbal

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by jesuiswael, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. jesuiswael

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    Hey folks,

    I've been wondering about a couple issues I have:

    • 1. Gimbal tilt; the GoPro is not horizontal even after doing IMU advanced calibration and starting the Phantom facing North, and updating all the firmware.
      2. The clearance space between the GoPro and Gimbal; the top part of the GoPro holder touches the gimbal. Therefore I am limited to a vertical tilt of -30° which mean I can't get a straight shot forward on a subject, I always have to raise the Phantom higher and get a downwards facing shot. Here is a video showing what I mean:
    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rzqvvkd-Icw[/youtube]

    Any ideas?
    Thank you so much!
     
  2. jesuiswael

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    is anyone else experiencing the top of their gopro mount touching the bottom of the gimbal?
     
  3. twistedme

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    Hi,
    try to compare with that pictures: http://www.dji.com/product/zenmuse-h3-3d

    If it's different, it means that your gimbal is unbalanced/distorted (probably after crash). From my experience this unusual tilting is a symptom of lack of the balance between the gimbal's arms.
     
  4. jesuiswael

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    Hi,

    Thank you for your reply, it does indeed seem to be slightly different, the gap is smaller. What do you suggest i do to fix the balance?
     
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    I am not an expert :) but From what I read in the net, there is no one who was able to resolve issues like Your by himself. When gimbal slightly tilts You can try some fixes, but it looks like serious damage in Your case. I would suggest to find person (expert model maker maybe) who will help You, or send it to DJI for repair (the best option in my opinion).