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Major jello on P3

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by freeskier989, Apr 30, 2015.

  1. freeskier989

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    Just saw this user on FB post his initial video with the P3 and there is a lot of shake, jello going on. I don't know if this is due to the gimbal or just the lack of using a ND filter to slow the shutter down. Has any other early adapters seen this with the units currently arriving?

     
  2. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    Oh man that's shockingly bad. I'd be leaning towards a faulty unit. That's why I don't beta test technology.
     
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    Wow that is messed up. I have seen a few videos from these and none are this bad that cannot be normal.
     
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    Prop's out of balance ?
    Like way out .
     
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  5. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    I've found another one!!!
     
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    And check out this one from just before the 1 min mark, gimbal goes a little nuts

    not looking good :(
     
  7. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    I've never balanced props on my phantoms and never got shakes like that. Brand new props ?
     
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    Hey I was just saying o_O :p
     
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    Horizon off in this one

    that's more than half the videos Ive checked out in the last few mins
     
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    Yep Mal you are finding a lot and we are seeing these shared around the various forums. I think a lot of this could be mitigated with a good ND filter, however the lack of shooting at 2.7K 60fps could have helped a lot and unless they can open that up on a firmware update, not sure if jello on sunny days can totally be eliminated.
     
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    Horizon off again
     
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    Seems quality control is on par with DJI.... its basically the P2+ problems but with a better camera...
     
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    That jello has nothing to do with sunny weather, that's almost violent shaking.
     
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    That's 5 out of 8 videos that are on youtube within the last few hours.
    it doesn't bode well...
     
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    Someone needs to shoot the bird at hover to see if its suffering from violent shaking through the gimbal to the camera.
     
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    That first video you posted was in hover quite a lot of the time
     
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    Leveling the horizon can be fixed when the proper version of the app comes out, the shaking/Jello is very worrying, those must be either defective units or the owner has not removed the padding between the gimbal and base.
     
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  18. Mal_PV2_Ireland

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    I've just read the manual and there isn't any padding to remove from the gimbal and Base, there's only the gimbal clamp to be removed.
     
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    Not 100% sure, I am still waiting for mine but others have mentioned that there is some padding/packing material.
     
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    Wow the horizon is way off. Just a suggestion, these few p3's wouldn't have been calibrated on an uneven surface and the unit thinks it's level ? Is the jello cofined to the 4K model?