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Gimbal on an FC40

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by Vincent Vansteenkiste, Jun 7, 2016.

  1. Vincent Vansteenkiste

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    I am looking for a bruchless gimbal to mount on my FC40 but what I worry about is what cables I will need to install it.
    If someone knows what I'm looking for pleas help me!



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  2. Pilot_FML

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    Mounting a brushless gimbal on a FC40 involves doing a lot of homework before even considering what kind of cabling you need.

    It's not a mod that I'd recommend you try unless you've had an awful lot of mod experience.

    Start by checking out the P1 (and gimbal) threads in rcgroups.com forums, to get a feeling for whats involved.... the early Phantoms can only carry very light gimbals and/or camera's, so your reading needs to keep that in mind.
     
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  3. Vincent Vansteenkiste

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    What can I do to replace the normal camera of my FC40 for a cheap price and not to difficult to instal


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  4. Pilot_FML

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    Switching camera's on a gimbal requires a complete mechanical re-balancing of the gimbal.

    The process to do this depends on what gimbal your using. Try to find a forum or thread for the gimbal and camera you want to use and begin asking for advice there.
     
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  5. Vincent Vansteenkiste

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    Thanks for the help (no sarcasme)


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