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Is this the expected sound when P2V is simply ON?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision Discussion' started by trwalp, Nov 19, 2013.

  1. trwalp

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    I just set up a P2V and would like to know if this the following sound emanating from it is "normal". This is after the ESC's finish their thing. It's kinda loud, at least in a quiet room. Motors are off; this is just the sound of the ESC's and... what?? Is there a fan inside it?

    Sound of P2V
     
  2. drmalik

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    the humming/buzzing sound is normal, thats due to a small fan...
     
  3. Pull_Up

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    ...and to the digital servo running at 200hz and ever ready. :)
     
  4. iDrone

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    If you tilt it up & down you'll see & hear the gimbal move to compensate the camera's position then settle, buzzing to hold that position.
     
  5. trwalp

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    Thanks to all who replied. Just starting out I didn't know what to expect. Now I do!!
     
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    I was in your situation a week ago with the same question - its like no sound i have ever heard coming from electronics before!

    Luckily there are these forums otherwise I would have been baffled and worried.
     
  7. netphreak

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    There is no fan, this is the sound the single servo makes on the gimbal.
     
  8. Pull_Up

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    Actually, there is a fan... but I agree with you, you can't hear the fan over the servo!
     
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    WOW!!! I'm going to make that my ring tone!!! :lol:
     
  10. netphreak

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    Please, show me where the fan is...
     
  11. Pull_Up

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    Apologies for the link to another forum: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost ... tcount=638

    These are photos of the Vision camera unit the FCC took as part of their approval process. Third photo down. Fan. :)
     
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    Nobody really needs 10 fingers anyway...
     
  14. netphreak

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    Touché... sorry my friend :)
     
  15. Pull_Up

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    No problem! It's not exactly the world's biggest air mover - although if taking off in a very dusty/sandy location I'd probably want to take off from my flight case rather than the ground knowing that little guy is there. I've seen the price for a replacement Vision camera unit and I want to save myself from having to spend another £350 if I can help it... :shock: