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Gimbal, magnet & compass ???

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by Holrits, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. Holrits

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    Hi, i bought a walkers 2d, that fit for a Gopro 3 camera, but i only have The fc40 Stock camera, so i bought a 20x10x2mm magnet that i Would tape 1 on The gimbal Mount and 1 on The camera... But then i just thought about The compass.. Will The magnet mess it up? How close do you Think it should be from The compass before it goes wrong?

    Maybe i should just use zipties instead?

    What do you Think :O ?

    I edited this message to remove inappropriate language...
    -slinger
     
  2. lostkiwi

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    Most people use velcro.

    I sure as anything wouldn't want to use a magnet.
     
  3. paulajayne

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    Magnet is a NO it will effect the compass.

    Watch the language please as we have all ages on this forum.
     
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    I have used double-sided Scotch brand foam tape to attach my FC40 camera to a Walkera gimbal with super results.
     
  5. Holrits

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    Re: Gimbal, magnet & compass ???

    You have a pic? :)
     
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    Yes, but don't know how to attach them!
     
  7. Holrits

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    Re: Gimbal, magnet & compass ???

    Hahah me neither :D
     
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    Use img tags to address where pic is hosted. In "Full editor"


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  10. Holrits

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    Re: Gimbal, magnet & compass ???

    Cool thanks :)
     
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    Like this....

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  12. Holrits

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    Re: Gimbal, magnet & compass ???

    Is that weights you Got hanging there?
     
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    yes, wheel weights, 4 oz. each, sticky back, three to balance out jello.
     
  14. Holrits

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    Re: Gimbal, magnet & compass ???

    Clever :)!
     
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    did you have to use any weights to balance the gimbal? if so how much extra weight have you used? Velcro is def the way to go though!!
     
  16. Holrits

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    Re: Gimbal, magnet & compass ???

    I need to get some weights to do it, but i have not found any good yet, i asume that the mount with fc40 cam installed needs to be leveled and not hanging to a side?
    I actually received a link from one on the forum that have made a 3D printed holder to the fc40 cam.
     
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    Hi guys, I dont see the pictures in your posts