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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by Fares, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. Fares

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    Hey guys
    Am about to buy a replacement gimbal for my brother and send it overseas but I don't have Phantom 2 to test this on. So, am asking for your expert opinion.

    Can i buy this with confidence that it's working??any one can confirm this?
    Also, is there anything special to inspect on pick up ? To insure it's worth it/ working
    Whats the common gimbal issues in this board?

    Thanks


    https://trademe.co.nz/912172157

    ** if you ask why am posting in a P3 forum cuz no one answered on other sub forum experienced.
     
  2. ianwood

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    No cross posting allowed. This belongs in the P2V+ section. I am sure someone will answer your question.
     
  3. Fares

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    Okay, sorry
     
  4. Mako79

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    "This part came out of a Phantom 2 Vision+ after a crash."
    A used gimbal is like a prostitute... it's most likely fked.

    The gimbal camera is a precision built component. It's very delicate and expensive. Small bumps and rough landings can throw it out of whack. For $450, its rather risky. I wouldn't buy it unless I was able to test it. Pay the extra few bob for a new unit with warranty.

    Some P2V+ have never been crashed and still show signs of horizon tilt. This is from the first gen press fit magnetically held shaft. Try and look for the upgraded/revised module, what they refer to as the Ver3. This uses a "plate" instead of a D shaft.
     
  5. Fares

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    Thank you very much. Got it now.
     
  6. msinger

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    Fares, a new unit can be purchased safely on Amazon here.
     
    #6 msinger, Jul 6, 2015
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