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Ideas for a better knob to control pitch of the gimbal

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-2D GoPro Gimbal' started by sevenclouds, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. sevenclouds

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    Does anyone have a better replacement for the knob that controls the pitch of the gimbal? Id love to get some ideas, since the one that comes with the new board really doesn't cut it...I know that the Futaba has a way better set up, but as far as using the original radio control with an "easier to control" pitch...

    Thanks in advance for sharing!
     
  2. MKheng

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    If you're using the stock controller I fitted one of these to the front of the TX which worked fine. I've since upgraded to the Futaba T8J.
     
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  4. Driffill

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    That's an audio one, the resistance curve is logarithmic, not linear! A linear one will have consistent smooth control thru the full motion, an audio one will have faster and slower movements on the ends of the range than in the centre of the range.
     
  5. MrMediaGuy

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    I think this is more or less the slickest mod I've seen so far:

    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost ... count=3641

    Did it to my own TX after I saw this and it's brilliant. I used a 30mm version of the same slide pot, but I think either works great. Puts the control right under your index finger, with all thumbs still on the sticks.