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Do ALL gimbals roll when yawed?

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Peter Patricelli, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Peter Patricelli

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    Just sent a whole day flying with my newly installed tarot...and viewing the footage. I noticed when , in a hover and yaw-ing, that suddenly the horizon is tilted...slowing levels over 10-15 seconds. I can post footage if people want.

    So I took the bird in hand, powered the gimbal and rotated it much as one would do with a compass calibration. When yawed to the right the camera rolls to the right, yawed left rolls left....as opposed to stay level during the yaw. This appears to be to be a gyroscope effect. This roll would seem to create a very tilted horizon...for awhile....and be very difficult if not impossible to correct in post processing.

    Has anyone else noticed this? Do all gimbals do it??
     
  2. boat chaser

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    Had no problems with the zenmuse. Very happy.
     
  3. Gizmo3000

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    gimbal roll with Yaw is a common problem with many gimbals.
    the fix (at least with Arris) is to calibrate the gyro's.
    perhaps there's an option to do the same with the Tarot?
     
  4. Peter Patricelli

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    Gizmo3000,
    Thanks for your insight and reassurance. Just got it installed and have not tackled the software/upgrade/calibration stuff yet, as well as the 7th channel tilt control. Yes, those are all there so I assume this is probably fixable.
     
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