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P3P Camera not responding correctly

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by 480sparky, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. 480sparky

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    Last night I was trying to get some aerial footage of a Chri.......... errrr........ Nondenominational Winter Holiday Celebration.......... light display. I was getting very aggravated with how my camera was responding to my command to tilt down. It either would not tilt down at all, move in a jerky fashion, and sometimes would actually tilt up, at full speed, as far as it would go.

    Here's a low-res clip of the issue:



    I tried changing the speed of the camera in the Go app, but that didn't make any difference. It was very frustrating having to shoot a scene over and over until I got the camera to (somehow) move according to my command.


    Any ideas?
     
  2. 480sparky

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    Bump........ in hope of a response............
     
  3. 480sparky

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    Bueller?


    Bueller?





    Bueller?
     
  4. barefootbeachcombing

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    Have you tried calibrating the scroll wheel? Calibrating the gimbal?
     
  5. 480sparky

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    As the instruction manual does not even mention the former, how does one do this? A Google search produces nothing on the matter.

    I've calibrated the gimbal, as well as checked for current RC firmware.
     
    #5 480sparky, Dec 12, 2015
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  6. barefootbeachcombing

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    Watch this video from the DJI Tutorials.

     
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    it looks like to me that you should check camera and gimbal ribbon cable if its properly installed!
    i think this is the cause imo!
     
    #7 STAF, Dec 13, 2015
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    Well, git out yer crayons and color me stupid. I never did see that when I cali'd the sticks when I bought the dumb thing. I guess I was not expecting to have to, having come from a P2v+.

    Seems to have solved it, at least while testing it as it sits on my dining room table. Hopefully, the rain will quit in a couple days and I can take it out for an in-flight test.
     
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