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Lack of stability after crash

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Lasty12, Mar 18, 2016.

  1. Lasty12

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    Hi All

    Had a crash a few weeks ago and after tightening up the gimble and replacing the props everything appears ok.

    However... in flight stability is not what it once was (see link below)



    Any advice on what could have caused this/ fix suggestions gratefully received!

    Thanks!
     
  2. fvader

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    have you re-calibrated the compass , gimbal, imu?
    i would do all of those and re-test
     
  3. Lasty12

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    Thanks fvader that seemed to have helped quite a bit.

    Below is video after your suggested actions - would you say this is stable as it should be out of the box?

     
  4. Monte55

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    I don't have experience with the p3 but the slight wandering of your quad could be to GPS reception. You are between a building and lots of trees. Not the best place for good GPS reception. Try it in a clearing with good view of open sky.
     
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  5. Lasty12

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    Yes will do, thanks.
    Without travelling for 20 minutes this is the most open space I am going to get... and there is a lot of wireless in the area so that could explain things too!
     
  6. Air Ontario

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    Did you change props?
    Were they Original Equipment Manufacture(OEM) DJI props and not counterfeit?
     
  7. Lasty12

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    Yes, props changed to genuine dji new set after crash
     
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    If you're in p-gps then take it up 100 feet and watch it then with full satellite lock.
     
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    Good gps signal is being blocked by buildings,fence and trees.
    Take it some place out in the open and try again.
     
  10. Lasty12

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    OK so took to a very large open field today, wind at 2mph! Almost all of the flight was perfect however there were a few wobbles, as though the quad became unstable for a few seconds then corrected itself.
    I'll try and post a video later, but any ideas?