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Hope this isn't a serious issue

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by andregymness, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. andregymness

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    My gimbal is constantly never Straight always on a slant tilt [​IMG]
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    Is there anyway somebody can help I've recalibrated a million times on a flat surface what's next


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  2. Oso

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    If it's always that same angle (doesn't drift) even after you've done the IMU/gimbal calibrations, you can try the gimbal roll adjustment.
    There is also a way to adjust it physically and you can check out videos on how to do that, but I'd try the adjustment in the app first.
     
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  3. Stroker

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    I would be very interested in what ever solution you find. I have a similar problem ...but my camera is level ..then it will tilt like yours..the after a second or two straighten out again.
     
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  4. Skylab Maine

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    Gimbal calibration may be needed. Gimbal settings - Gimbal Auto Calibration. You may need to get into the Advanced settings and adjust the configuration. Good luck, you should be able to recover easily!
     
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  5. andregymness

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    Thanks guys both really helped gonna try advanced recalibration then if it doesn't work defiantly gimbal roll


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  6. Stroker

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    Thanks Skylab...I did calibrate the gimbel before my last flight ...thats when the problem began.....today I tightened the set screw on the arm but wont be able to test it until tomorrow
     
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    I will update things after a test flight
     
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    More pics of the supra!


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  9. ianwood

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    Make sure you calibrate the compass properly. Away from all possible metal, including brick, road, etc.
     
  10. Stroker

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    well after making sure the set screw was tight then re calibrating my gimbel problems are gone. The set screw was loose.