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How do you power 3rd party gimbals on P2?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by witold, Jul 15, 2014.

  1. witold

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    I have GLB 3 axis gimbal. I am not sure how I should power it. I have P2, version 1.

    Can I get away with using these power wires for video transmission? See pic. And if so, how do I distinguish between the video ground and power ground?

    Or do you guys try to tap to power source somewhere inside? Are there any good points? :?:

    Help, fellow Phantom owners.
     
  2. EMCSQUAR

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    Most folks w/aftermarket gimbals are tapping into NAZA F2 port to power the gimbal. Top pin = ground, middle = positive, bottom is signal (for tilt)
     
  3. Gizmo3000

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    In one of the legs of the Phantom, you'll find an Aux power cord, which has 3s power that can be used to power a gimbal and FPV.
    ..the NAZA F2 is used to control the tilt - you'll want to connect to the signal of that. , (it only has 5v of power , which is only enough for older servo gimbals.)