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H3-3D gimbal hitting locking pin

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by J__F, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. J__F

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    Hi there

    I've recently purchased a phantom 2 with h3 - 3d gimbal using a hero3+ black I've noticed the gimbal once powered up with hit the rear plastic locking pin with panning motion - sometimes even jamming up against it, is there a safe/recommended fix or alternative to these pins?

    cheers
    John
     
  2. dupsta

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    John I noticed no one has replied.

    With out a video or pictures this is all I can say for now.
    Only two anti drop pins are recommended, I will assume you only have two and are using them in the recommended positions outlined by DJI. The base plate is properly orientated as it is A-symmetrical.
    Calibration using the assistant is also a good place to start. I am not sure your trouble shooting process but those are good things to check off.
    Good Luck.
     
  3. odlaen

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    The best solution is to use 2 plastic strips.
     
  4. BMEWS

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    If you don't want to use the drop pins, just use thin cable ties instead. The mount is actually held on by the rubber dampers. The pins are there as a backup should the dampers let go for some reason (to stop your camera falling and hitting someone/something or you losing your camera). As previously stated, you only need 2 pins and there are plenty of videos on how to fit them (research is your friend).

    bmews
     
  5. EMCSQUAR

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    I had the same issue when I first mounted mine. I use only single front pin and a small cable tie on rear.
     
  6. J__F

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    cheers guys appreciate the replies - the 2 pins and base plate are all installed as per dji instructions, I think leaving the front pin in place and removing the rear pin and replacing it with a thin cable tie sounds like the best fix