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Jittery video after low altitude crash

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by tgilbert, Jan 2, 2016.

  1. tgilbert

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    My P3 Pro flipped while coming in to land (moved suddenly and caught the edge of a roof) and fell upside down. Only visible damage is chipped/bruised props and a chip in the gimbal roller, but the IMU is taking up to 3 minutes to warm up and the video is now jittery even in a small breeze (see for example). Any thoughts on what might have been damaged in the fall? Is is something I'd need to send the P3 back to DJI to repair? I have recalibrated IMU twice and compass several times.
     
  2. fordruid

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    Did you change props?
     
  3. tgilbert

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    Yes, should have mentioned that I had a spare set of props.
     
  4. fordruid

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    Closely inspect motors and motor mounts. Listen to motors at various rpm with props off
     
  5. jason

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    Looks more like a damaged gimbals horizontal motor
     
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    Try performing an Auto Gimbal Calibration.
     
  7. DownUnder

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    It's def a gimbal problem. Frequency is too low to be props.
     
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    Would I feel that as play in the gimbal?
     
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    No you would feel a thing as that is a stability problem once it's in the air. As Dirty Bird said try a gimbal calibration if the P3 has such a cal.