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How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connected?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by butters149, Nov 12, 2014.

  1. butters149

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    Hi,

    just got my gimbal stick and installed it. works fine except whne phone is connected. I read on the ebay and did their instructions, but still not working.
     
  2. Mako79

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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    Get the latest firmware phantom assist 3.6 from the dji website.
    Read before upgrading the zen imu as this may render the x1/ch7 absolute mode useless.

    If you have done the upgrade then you may need to calibrate the x1 ch7 in the phantom assist.
     
  3. 4wd

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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    It sounds like you need check the assistant button to switch from basic to upgrade mode.
    How yours is behaving now is how it always was before latest assistant and firmware.
     
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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    +1
     
  5. butters149

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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    Oh ok, I did click the naza button but you are talking about the transmitter button right? Also should I switch back to vision mode or leave it at h3-3d?
     
  6. butters149

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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    By the way all firmware is up to date
     
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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    In my view this is not correct. Basic mode is for original Tx with absoluut tilt lever for the gimbal and upgrade mode is for new Tx with relative weal-tilter.
     
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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    In basic mode it stops working when you connect the app though.
    Which was the original query.
     
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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    In the upgrade mode it will think it has to do with a new Tx with weal tilter, so the old type of tilt leve (gimbal stich) will not be recognised as such and will therefor not work properly anymore.
     
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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    Not true. I learned this by experimentation. In "Basic Version," without the zenmuse gimbal upgrade, the rear-mounted tilt lever will provide absolute tilt until the Vision app is activated. In "Upgrade Version," the rear-mounted tilt lever will provide absolute tilt to the gimbal, even after the Vision app is activated, as long as you have not upgraded the gimbal software. I avoided that upgrade, but it is my understanding that once you do that upgrade, there is no going back.

    I have not yet flown with my bird in this mode, and I want to recalibrate everything in "Upgrade Version" mode before I do, but I can confirm that the motors will start in that mode, and the gimbal will operate with an absolute tilt while the Vision app is running, and with the FPV screen clearly showing the tilt.
     
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    Re: How to get gimbal stick working on X1 with phone connect

    Thanks Werz for sharing your on hands experience that helps us all.