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Gimbal tilt idea…any help?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by spitfire44, Aug 19, 2014.

  1. spitfire44

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    I thought of taking the tilt control off the stock controller and somehow making a small hand held box that someone else can control while in flight. Has anyone ever done this? I imagine it's possible to rig something like a simple mini-jack to the controller that would allow remote but tethered tilt control. I think it's already possible if we can relocate the tilt control from the back by putting a new pot on the face of the controller.

    thoughts?


    Eric
     
  2. noiseboy72

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    Very easy to do.
    Get a length of balanced microphone or stereo headphone cable - as this will have 3 cores, and simply connect the wires via a stereo mini-jack back to the controller.

    I have modded my controller with a knob on the back, so moving it a bit further would be no drama at all.

    Just remember to re-calibrate the R/C so that you can set the maximum travel of the pot.
     
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  4. spitfire44

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    Excellent, thanks for the help guys!