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Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by baldy1963, May 7, 2014.

  1. baldy1963

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  2. Uber6

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    Hello.
    I just ordered one straight from china. In 15 to 30 days I might post the results ; ).
     
  3. pureandrustic

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    Go ahead and order this one also: http://bit.ly/1rJdfVk or this http://bit.ly/1lPIsy8The phantom's jack cable for the camera is too short for the gimbal to function. That being said, the gimbal itself works very fine after doing the calibration. There is a few custom servo cables and some other plugs in the package. I imagine they are for 7th channel and direct power supply from naza-module, but I haven't figured out how to connect those yet.

    Anyway a lot of value for the low cost. Please report if you are able to get 7th channel and direct power supply to work before me :)
     
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    Is this gimbal easy to install on the vision (plug and play) or has soldering be done??
     
  5. Uber6

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    I just got my gimbal shipped.

    I knew about the problems with jack, but thanks for the tip anyway ; ).

    Gonna try to assemble it today and report back to you guys.

    I am worried about the channel 7 though, cause the board is different then the other gimbals from goodluckbuy I'v seen tutorials on.
     
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    Well I am almost done. Everything seems to work fine, but I am still waiting for the jack extension.

    I have soldered the gimbal to the phantoms board, however the cables were to short so I needed find some extensions for it.

    The pitch control seems to only be possible with the Vision app, but I found some information here:

    viewtopic.php?f=7&t=7973

    about the possibility to change that with this app:

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/icz90nramn56m ... 2-tool.rar

    Can't wait to test it in air.
     
  8. pureandrustic

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    I'm also still waiting for that 4-pole jack extension. What settings did you use in SimpleBCG software for getting it to work properly? I copied some other peoples settings, but it seems not to work optimal. According to that german who made the 1-hour youtobe video on how to properly set the settings said it would be a bit individual. Mine has some jittering up and down sometimes, and I have not found the appropriate setting to get rid of it yet. Could you please post your settings if you have achieved to make it totally stable?

    Edit: A video of the issue:
    http://youtu.be/bEHThJTCNAk

    Best reg.
     
  9. Uber6

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    I also had a problem with pitch, but it looked somewhat different then yours. I am gonna upload my settings later today.

    Edit:

    So my PID right now is:
    ROLL POWER: 120
    PITCH POWER: 80
    ROLL: P: 12, I: 0.14, D: 20
    PITCH: P: 12, I: 0, D: 20

    When I set "I" for pitch it overcorrects and I don't understand why. Without "I" though if I push the camera it stays in that position.