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Gimble making noise but it's not doing anything

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by David Cohran, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. David Cohran

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    I power up the machine and where the camera use to move in different directions, it does nothing. I hear it making a noise but nothing is happening. I see the green light on the front on like its trying to read something. Any Idea?
     
  2. alokbhargava

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    Give us more details.

    I believe its free to move and you don't get Gimbal over load messages.
     
  3. David Cohran

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    I power the unit on and it does not move at all. I hear the gimbal making a scratching noise like the brain is wanting it to do something but no response. I crashed it and broke the yaw arm and ribbon. I replaced the ribbon and yaw arm. Now nothing. I was just watching a video and now thinking about it, I cant remember which way the shaft to the camera is facing when I put it back together. The half moon need to be facing away from the camera lenses. I will check that when I get home.
     
  4. David Cohran

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    I did find that I installed the camera backwards. I removed it and turned the shaft to where the half moon was facing to the rear. powered it up and found that still noting is happening except a little vibration and there intermitting beeping/grinding sounds. This is a photo of what's showing on the app. I also notice the gimbal is getting hot. I have a video but can not figure how to load. If I have an email I may can email it.
     

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  5. David Cohran

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    Finally, removed the aftermarket ribbon and installed a ribbon from DJI. I am now getting movement when I power it up but it is just aggressively bouncing all over the place.