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Jello and cold weather

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by bloah, Jan 25, 2015.

  1. bloah

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    Flew in -10 Celsius with windchill of -18. Most of the video has jello in it.

    Flew yesterday, at 0 degrees and almost no jello.

    So my theory is that rubber absorbers become more solid in cold weather and produce more jello.

    Anyone here to confirm it?

    P.S. i use white stock absorbers
     
  2. wattage

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    Took the words out of my mouth. I've found this but at a different range of temperatures; for example, I consistently get jello below 3ÂșC. I use 2 thin black dampers and 2 white ones incidentally, and on an F450 so although our situations aren't identical, your findings back up my suspicions that low temperature affects the damper balls' effectiveness.
     
  3. Green_Phantom

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    Replace the damper balls with 1/4" wide rubber bands. Just basically tie the bottom part of the gimbal to the upper if you really want to do winter flying. Use zip ties as a backup just in case the bands break.
     
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