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Cringe: Powering on the p3 with gimbal guard still on... Damaging?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by jimerb, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. jimerb

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    I always cringe when I power up my P3 while forgetting to remove the gimbal guard.

    Does anyone know if that can cause damage?
     
  2. msinger

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    Anything that restricts the gimbal could potentially damage it. Many people have done this though -- and, it usually does not cause any damage.
     
  3. MoOriginal

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    Gimbal guard. Pah. I'm run unprotected. However the p3 gets taken places in dji case. Which has soft sponge where gimbal is.
     
  4. mattparker

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    Have done this several times myself. No damage... yet.

    Be sure to turn off the p3 before removing the guard.
     
  5. Pete Leare

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    You need to do a pre-flight check which includes removing the gimbal guard. There are plenty of them on this forum if you do a search


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