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Did I just get a lemon?

Discussion in 'Phantom 4 Help' started by mishap, May 7, 2016.

  1. mishap

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    I think it turned out foul right out the box :(

    So here's what's going on:

    I start the unit - gimbal calibrates wrong, turning ever so lightly to the left
    I pick up the unit to test gimbal's tracking - gimble goes crazy (wiggles all over the place)
    I attempt calibration - further maddness of the gimble (wiggle, jitter and some clicking too)

    Here's a video:



    I already wrote to DJI and they are looking into it
    I also plan to head back to the dealer next week.

    Would highly aprreciate any input on this
     
  2. Sinisalo

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    that looks pretty bad, have you tried doing an imu calibration as well as a compass calibration? The gimbal can't level itself if the IMU needs to be calibrated.
     
  3. mishap

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    Did compass + IMU - no luck.

    Gimbal also goes crazy when IMU calibration ends.
     
  4. Sinisalo

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    I bet DJI will instruct you to exchange it at the place of purchase. To answer your original post, yes it seems you got a lemon!
     
  5. Justgregg

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    Could b the ribbon cable that connects th gimble to the board. The gimble will freek out if its disconnected.
     
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