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Help after a crash

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by Starkie, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. Starkie

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    Hi All,

    First time here! hope everyone is well

    I have foolishly just crashed my phantom dji 2 - all seems ok bar a snapped prop gaurd. However when I now turn it back on the 3d HD gimbal wont stop moving before take off - but its shuddering a fair bit and doesn't seem to want to keep the go pro attached level.

    Is there anything i can do check it, or is it the end of it?

    Cheers in advance
     
  2. Starkie

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    Hi there Geert,

    When you say advanced IMU calibration - is that using the dji phantom software on the computer?

    Cheers
     
  3. Ridetools

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    The advanced calibration on the unit itself should be done along with a Gimbal calibration. Good Luck.
     
  4. DDMSteve

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    A few other things to check, during the Advance IMU (Internal Measuring Unit) calibration your Phantom needs to be on a dead level surface and away from magnetic interference.

    If your gimbal is not holding the GoPro level there is a good chance you bent one or more of the arms on the gimbal. Set your Phantom on a table and turn it on. After the gimbal initializes look from behind at the yaw arm, and then from the side to see if the aluminum is bent. For the shuddering check the set screw on the top of the yaw arm that holds it to the motor shaft to make sure it is on the flat spot and is tight.