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Hissing Noise?

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by M_W, Dec 9, 2015.

  1. M_W

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    I've had my P3S for a few days now, loving it so far. One thing I've noticed is that when I power it on it starts making a light hissing noise. I put my ear up to it and it sounds like it's coming from the gimbal. The noise is only noticeable in a quiet room when the motors are turned off. The gimbal works fine it appears, I'm just worried that something may be wrong.

    It this a normal thing? Or are they supposed to be completely silent?
     
  2. msinger

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    My gimbals make noises too. I've never had a perfectly quiet gimbal on any of my Phantoms.
     
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    Good to know. On a brand new $600 machine one starts to worry about the tiniest things.
     
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    No doubt. I notice every little thing too (it's a curse). As you fly more DJI quadcopters, you'll get a better idea of how they sound/work.
     
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    I think the gimbal is fan cooled like the P3P is