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most cost effective gimble?

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Help' started by echoify, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. echoify

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    what would you recommend? don't want to spend a small fortune and ideally want something light and plug and play...not to much setup required.
     
  2. Gizmo3000

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    You basically have two options
    -The Tarot, which requires an extra mounting bracket to fit the Phantom, runs around $200 total.
    but it's solid and works great.
    -or for less, you could get a goodluckbuy gimbal for close to $100, but comes with no documentation of any kind, and has it's quirks.

    the Tarot is arguably more plug-n-play tho, especially if you buy one pre-assembled (some vendors sell them like that)

    But all gimbals require a bit of learning
     
  3. Skylane765

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    The Tarot is what I have, some parts did not come with it, but I made my own. It is the most cost effective but requires more work to install and put together. The support is not that great also. If I had to do all over it was still worth buying over the $700 gimbal.

    You can mount to the shell but I made a mount to use the stock screw holes.
     
  4. Gizmo3000

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    in a few minutes of drilling holes into the bottom of the Phantom!

    I think this is what most people are opting for instead
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Brushless-Gimba ... 58a5b79e3d