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GPU video problem?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by MSLink, Nov 1, 2014.

  1. MSLink

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  2. Dirty Bird

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    It only does it when it moves so I would look for a loose connector or pin in the gray cables, and check for a cracked or broken ribbon cable.
     
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    Perhaps "GCU" (gimbal control unit) is what you meant? You're talking about the camera jerking around?
     
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    Thank for quickly reply.

    Check new video here:
    [youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-4lyH35h24[/youtube]

    Clearly, the problem shows up when I tilt it.

    I suspect it is advancerat problems gimbal. Do not think I can do something myself but have to leave it serviced :(
     
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    Does it only do it when you take the gimbal outside of its operating limits? It looks like when you "stall" the gimbal, you are getting voltage fluctuations affecting the camera as well as the gimbal.

    If you don't get issues while flying normally, I would not worry unduly, at least not until it fails altogether!
     
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    Normal flying I get same problem but better than the video. More tilt = more problem.
     
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    The only slight issue I see is the noise caused in the video when the gimbal motors are straining to correct rates that exceed their limits. All gimbal behavior you are showing is correct and normal.
     
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    :D The limits are about 30 degrees when banking. Not sure why you're banking nearly 90 degrees, but it made me cringe when watching!
     
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    I think turning the phantom 90 degrees and upside down with a loose gimbal flopping around is probably a very good way to totally break it.