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Gimbal wobble after crash

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by pete76uk, May 5, 2016.

  1. pete76uk

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    Hi everyone I'm really hoping someone can help me

    I had a low altitude crash from about 10ft and now there is a noticeable wobble on video.







    If you turn volume loud you can hear the vibration and see it on the top plate (one with the light on)



    It also does it with no props on eliminating that.

    There is no noticeable damage although a slight mark on the silver coin shaped thing to the left of the camera where it landed and all mounts are ok although It has bent something as Ive had to remove the aluminium gimbal guard (see below) as it was rubbing the back of the camera when pitching and also the gimbal clamp was tight to get in before removing aluminium guard.

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    When I use the p1 button to change the camera from down to up it also shakes video ,I've tried recalibrating with no luck .

    It does look as though the camera is no longer perfectly symmetrical to the front but I can't remember if it was.

    Anyone had this problem before or know if its bent arm or motor ?

    Ive tried tightening the yaw arm screw but it wasn't loose.
     
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  2. Ted4797

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    sounds like something is bent. Yaw arm or roll arm. Check them very carefully. It does not take much.
     
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  3. pete76uk

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    Thanks ,It looks like its a motor making the vibration .Would that be a faulty motor or the phantom trying to correct a bent arm ?
     
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    Is it the roll motor? can u put up a video?
     
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    either that or pitch but its really hard to distinguish .The Pitch motor took the impact .

    Heres the vid but its really hard to see ,if you turn volume loud you can hear the vibration and see it on the top plate (one with the light on)

     
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    I saw the vibration. I still think something is bent slightly. Look at the roll arm.