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Gimbal is off by a few degrees...

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by lsteigerwalt, Jun 29, 2014.

  1. lsteigerwalt

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    After a meeting with a tree my camera is tilted off center as if the bird is leaning to the right a little. I did an advanced imu calibration but it didn't help. The main arm coming down is not bent that I can see. When I move it manually a little it recalibrates and goes back to its off center position...Any suggestions? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Gr8Chef

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  3. lsteigerwalt

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    Thank you...was the repair difficult?
     
  4. Gr8Chef

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    Very simple replacement. Just take your time and be gentle with the wiring harness connectors. Still, such a shame to replace a camera that still works but this is the only solution I've found and keep the full functionality of the P2V+ intact.

    Hey, if you purchase from Dave's Discount Motors, use discount code "pbp" for a 5% discount; almost $34 on a new camera/gimbal. That's good for a few shots of Patron to help ease the pain of spending $680 for a pilot screw-up!
     
  5. lsteigerwalt

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    Anyone else out there got any voodoo tricks up your sleeve that may help us out?
     
  6. lsteigerwalt

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    I shot some video today with the tilted gimbal and ran it thru premeire in an attempt to edit it out. Please tell me what you think of the results...

    http://youtu.be/QPoHEmZWTzQ
     
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    Great job! Beats buying a new cam/gim. Innovative work around.
     
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    No voodoo but I also suffered a crash with a subsequent tilted camera. New camera/gimbal on the way. I will report back on the repair and results.
     
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  10. lsteigerwalt

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    Saw that last night and tried it out...hard to get it exactly flat but alot better indeed. I already have a sale pending on my p2v+ and a new unit on the way so at least I will know what to do next time...