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Gimbal Issues: At tilt to the side

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DynaxoMan, May 28, 2016.

  1. DynaxoMan

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    This is for the DJI Phantom 3 Standard. Whenever I turn the drone on the gimbal does its usual rotation but then it is at an angle when it is done. They angle slowly gets greater until it corrects itself a few seconds later. I am posting a video of what it does. Is this normal or should I be worried. I was also having issues with the camera becoming completely tilted to the side while I was flying for a minute then correct itself. Is there any way to fix all of these problems. I also noticed that one of the stoppers for the gimbal does not have a plastic piece on the bottom while the other one does. Could that be the problem? Thank you everyone in advance.
    Link for Pictures: http://imgur.com/a/OrHOq
    Link for Video of gimbal issue:
     
  2. dirkclod

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    Have you tried calibrating you gimbal in the app ?
    If you got this new you should have extra locks you speak of but that missing would not
    cause you that .
     
  3. DynaxoMan

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    I have calibrated the gimbal in the app a couple of times with no effect.
     
  4. dirkclod

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    OK ,well I'm not sure what to tell you. Mine is not like that at all .
    Maybe someone else will chime in on this .
    Sorry I don't have a answer .
     
  5. msinger

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    Try doing an IMU calibration too. If that doesn't fix it, I wouldn't worry about it if I were you. Some of my Phantoms do this sometimes too.

    No. It's normal to only have two pins installed (diagonally).
     
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    That start up does not look normal at all and the tilting while he is flying isn't right ether msinger .
    I only have 2 P3's but nether do that .
    Yes it is normal to have the 2 pins but without the bottom part it's not even no need to have the pin in there .
    That's like using zip ties and not zipping them .
     
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    No, sir. That's why I'm recommending he try doing an IMU calibration.
     
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    Well I hope that's the issue . I haven't never seen that tilting when flying brought up before .
     
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    The IMU calibration did not work.