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Leveling camera/adjusting gimble

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by blinder, Jul 20, 2014.

  1. blinder

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    After a surprise encounter with a light pole, the vertical camera support for the camera on the gimbal is slightly bent. Everything works perfectly except now the videos/photos are about 4 or 5 degrees off level. Does anyone know if it's possible to re-calibrate the gimbal for the horizontal setting to adjust for the "new" level horizon? It just needs a tweak.
     
  2. jonboy73

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    I have just had the same issue with mine (hit a tree).

    As I had never had mine connected to a pc, I downloaded all the drivers/software etc and did every calibration in there. the last calibration was on the gimble, it said it didn't need it but I did it and it worked.

    the flat plate (top section of gimble) which is fixed to the phantom body is slightly bent in one corner on mine, I suspect this was throwing it out, calibrating it seems to have fixed it.

    hope that helps.
     
  3. jonboy73

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    re-reading your post, I should say that my gimble is not bent, just the very top mounting plate.

    I have no idea if you can compensate for that...