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Gimbal Clamp Doesn't Fit

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Help' started by ImryH, Jul 27, 2015.

  1. ImryH

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    Hello.

    We misplaced our gimbal clamp, and so have ordered a new one from B&H.
    The new one has arrived (says Phantom Vision 2+ on the bag), but the clamps don't seem to fit. They are too big. Has anyone experienced this?

    Thanks.
     
  2. msinger

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    Got a photo of it?
     
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  4. msinger

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    That's the correct lock.

    Are you sure you're putting it on correctly? The two raised sections on the top of the lock need to be level so they can slide under the mount at the same time.
     
  5. msinger

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    A Vision+ lock will not fit the Vision+? That doesn't make much sense.
     
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    Oh Darn! I opened this from the "Alerts" page and didn't notice it wasn't a P3 thread.

    You are right of course. I apologize.
     
  7. ImryH

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    I know it's difficult to see in the photo, but it just doesn't fit. There's now way to fit it between the camera and the SD card base.
     
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    From the face that fits the top of the camera to the top of the bit that sticks up I got 25mm, what you got ?
     
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    Could there be a variant between Ver2 and upgraded V3 Vision Plus models?
    I know the camera got an upgrade with a stronger gimbal motor plate.
     
  10. robsquad

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    I just tried a clamp that came off a v3 on my v2 and it fits no problem.
    Very strange unless the "j" arm has took a hit and bent ?
     
    #10 robsquad, Jul 29, 2015
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    Do yourself a favor... return the lock you bought and pick up an aftermarket one like this:



    I use one of these (search ebay for Phantom Vision Plus Gimbal Lock) and find that they are so much easier to use. They also protect the lens all in one.
     
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    @ OP , have you got a side picture of the camera ?