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Gimbal flapping in the breeze...

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Phantom_Menace66, May 8, 2014.

  1. Phantom_Menace66

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    Hi Andy here, I've got a new Phantom2 vision+ and was wondering if someone can tell me, when it is tilted more than about 30deg, the camera/gimbal becomes loose & flops around. When the tilt is reduced, it works fine again. Should it do this or is it a defective gimbal?
    I've put a short video on YT showing it flapping around. (excuse my voice on the video, I've got the flu)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B5zGUcrN1tU

    Andy
     
  2. 4wd

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    You're probably tilting it further than would be possible in controlled flight?
     
  3. ShoreBird

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    Seems like once there is to much resistance against the gimbal its doing its sleep mode thing to protest the motors. At certain drastic angles mine does the same thing.
     
  4. Phantom_Menace66

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    You're right, it's not faulty. Test flight today and it worked perfectly! The angle I was tilting it on by hand would only occur during a hurricane or similar catastrophic event...lol
     
  5. Phantom_Menace66

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    You're right, it's not faulty. Test flight today and it worked perfectly! The angle I was tilting it on by hand would only occur during a hurricane or similar catastrophic event...lol