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  1. Fourblade

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    I sent my P4 back to DJI because when yawing the gimbal (and horizon) would roll (like in my clip)..

    So after 3 weeks waiting DJI sent me a new replacement craft. I upgraded it the latest firmware and have done all of the calibrations but I can't believe it ....... this new one is doing the exact same thing - the gimbal rolls around when yawing.......

    Is anyone else experiencing this problem?

     
  2. coco777

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    Same for me.
     
  3. Great_Lakes

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    Did you include the IMU in those calibrations?
     
  4. Fourblade

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    Yes - I'm meticulous when doing all calibrations. I even do my compass calibration in the middle of a large field!

    I just can't believe this is the second unit that's showing this issue!!

    I can't be alone.
     
  5. Multicoptertec

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    I have a P3A, but isn't this controlled by the Gimbal mode, Follow or FPV?
     
  6. PROJEFFREY11

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    I use to have that problem I replaced it with a new bird.
     
  7. Fourblade

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    Yes and I can definitely say it's set to follow mode - that's the first thing I checked.
     
  8. Fourblade

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    Hmmm - am I so unlucky to get a faulty replacement unit...??
     
  9. robdigphot

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    I sent mine back for a lens problem. The phantom 4 was replaced and the new one has the same issue as you have.
     
  10. JWarren

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    Looks more like the dreaded tilted horizon to me
     
  11. Fourblade

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    Well maybe it'll be third time lucky..... the second one is on its way back to DJI - boy are these gimbals tricky to get right... anyone would think DJI make these for a living...
     
  12. Jussaguy

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    I will add this. On my second one, I went through a couple (had ZERO problems with my first P4) but my second as some remember was a mofo. I have never ONCE had to do a gimbal calib on EITHER of my well working P4s. I remember I was so frustrated, I wanted to stop flying for fun but it seems like ages ago and now my birds are flying like eagles. Eagles that fly perfectly steady and with a camera attached to them. ;)
     
  13. Error007

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    After some crush the gimbal is turn left when starting up. How to calibrate gimbal pan on phantom 4 to look straight forward
     
  14. PROJEFFREY11

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    I guess you are.
     
  15. Fourblade

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    Because of the problems I've been having with the gimbal on two P4's, the company I bought my P4 from (CVP Ltd a UK DJI distributor) have agreed to supply me with a brand new boxed retail unit - and if that has issues of any kind they'll give me a complete refund!
    Fair enough...
     
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  16. thepkok

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    What was the outcome fourblade?
     
  17. kingkong90210

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    Mine does the exact same thing! Didn do this when i first bought it but started about 2 months later.

    Would be very interested if someone finds a solution