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Maiden flight: Gimbal seems to not be working. Please Help

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Vision + Discussion' started by steele9999, May 18, 2014.

  1. steele9999

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    Just finished my Maiden flight with my new P2V+. I looks to me like the gimbal isn't working. What do you think? Do I need to do something to get it working?

    http://youtu.be/mh96ck9M9CQ
     
  2. phantomguy

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    Re: Maiden flight: Gimbal seems to not be working. Please He

    i assume you removed the plastic gimbal lock before flying?
     
  3. steele9999

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    Re: Maiden flight: Gimbal seems to not be working. Please He

    Yes I'm sorry I should have mentioned that the gimbal lock was removed.
     
  4. phantomguy

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    Re: Maiden flight: Gimbal seems to not be working. Please He

    I had similiar symptoms on my first flight with my new plus. It just didnt seem "right" compared to my prior plus. I basically powercycled, recalibrated (which should not matter, but hey..) and just basically started from scratch. Not sure if it was pure luck, but the camera/gimbal has been working smoothly and fine ever since..
     
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    Re: Maiden flight: Gimbal seems to not be working. Please He

    The latest app seems to load with FPV mode checked as default, I think it's that.
     
  6. steele9999

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    Re: Maiden flight: Gimbal seems to not be working. Please He

    I think that was it. I went into the setting on the app and saw that it was in FPV mode. Thanks so much.

    Just went for a 2nd flight and that was the problem. Video was very smooth. Thanks again.
     
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    Re: Maiden flight: Gimbal seems to not be working. Please He

    Thanks for the info PhantomGuy!