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Gimbal going crazy

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by byoung035, Jul 7, 2014.

  1. byoung035

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    My plus has been working perfect. Got it out yesterday, and the gimbal is making a weird noise. It also is moving back and forth, and isnt really letting me control it from my phone. Sometimes it will give me the remove gimbal clip. Can someone try to help me with this. Its almost doing a vibration move while trying to move back and forth sideways.
     
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    Check to make sure there are no cuts or tears in the ribbon cable. Also, make sure the ribbons are connected properly.
     
  3. byoung035

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    Appears to be in okay condition. Dont see anything wrong with it.
     
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    It's trying to initialize itself but appears to be out of spec range.
     
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    What are the sprint levels?
     
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    I don't know in what part of the world they are called spirit levels, but in the US we call them bubble levels.
     
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    What are the bubble levels? dont see any option for that on the software? When doing an IMU status check, it says there is no need to do one and skip calibration? Dont know whaty to do to fix this problem.
     
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    IMU is Inertia Measurement unit. The IMU has a gyro and accelelerometer. This needs to be monitored and calibrated after a crash or heavy bump. This can be done via the phantom assistance software. When you do an IMU calibration, it says to find a flat surface. You need also make sure that it is even and thats where the spirit/bubble levels will assist.

    Do a basic IMU calibration first. If that doesn't fix it, try the advance calibration.