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New Prop's = Jello.

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by harmudge, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. harmudge

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    Hi guy's, I recently swapped out the original prop's that came with my Phantom V1.1.1 for the DJI 9450 prop's....so I took her out the other day for a spin and when I got home and revued the footage taken with my GoPro it had severe Jello.
    I am using a Walkera G2D Gimbal for to try and keep the footage smooth and I had my GoPro set at 2.7k 17.9 aspect and 24fps....so do I need to tweak the settings in my Naza Assist to eliminate the Jello ??

    Many Thanks.
     
  2. Tito

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    Ordered from eBay? Probably Chinese knock-offs. Try to balance them. I also have Chinese 9450 props. I also have a little bit jello effect in my videos.
     
  3. DKDarkness

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    Since it is most likely a hardware problem, start by balancing your propellers.

    Balance propellers: http://youtu.be/kvZGA6dJQJs?t=1h15m25s
    Using the Du-Bro 499 Tru-Spin Prop Balancer
    and a balancing rod: http://www.killerrc.com/product/phantom ... ncing-rod/

    Jello: Hardware problem
    Micro gitters/shake: Too high gain settings on the vertical axis
     
  4. harmudge

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    Many thanks for the reply's guy's.

    I already had a balancing rod but had forgot that I had it...lol...so I will have a go at balancing the props and hopefully it will be all good after that.
     
  5. harmudge

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    As an update, I had my Phantom out again after my first attempt at prop balancing and there was definately a lot less Jello in the footage this time around.
    A little further tweak on the balancing and hopefully all will be good....so thanks for the advice guy's.
     
  6. Macdoogal

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    You might try softer vibration dampers in the gimbal mount. I had some pretty firm ones in my old gimbal and a friend gave me a set that was softer, it was a little wobbly, but the jello went away. Oh and I added a zip tie loosely to prevent the gimbal from falling off if the ride got too bumpy
     
  7. harmudge

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    Thanks Macdoogal, I think the problem was prop im-balance as I balanced the prop's and it seems a lot better now.
     
  8. IflyinWY

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    I wonder if moving the props to the other motor would help, when balancing isn't an option.
    Anyone try that?

    EDIT:
    That sounds goofy, doesn't it?
     
    #8 IflyinWY, Mar 26, 2015
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