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Phantom suddenly tilts. Do you see this often?

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by terrylowe, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. terrylowe

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    First time to fly in a few weeks. Wind is about 15 miles/hr. Really stable flight until this happens. Is this common for you?

     
  2. egidio

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    Are you sure that it was not only gimball that made that tilt? Is it happening often?
     
  3. terrylowe

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    No I am not sure. I was flying FPV when the world tilted and when I looked up at the bird, it was level. This is the first time this has happened.
     
  4. egidio

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    try having a p2 on the table powered on (without propellers) and press down gently on the gopro, untill the gimball releases its motors and than go back after a second. If it is the similar movement that you got it was probably that. Also check the cable contacts of the gimball.

    Anyways, do advanced IMU calibration and compass calibration again, just in case.
     
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    Are you using a ND filter on the GoPro?
     
  6. terrylowe

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    No
     
  7. jason

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    Which gimbal and GoPro are you using??
     
  8. terrylowe

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    Zenmuse H4-3d with Hero 4
     
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    Has this problem happened more than once or was this the only time??
     
  10. egidio

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    by the shake when it comes back, I would say it was gimbal not the phantom that tilted
     
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    It was the only time.
     
  12. terrylowe

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    I will give that a try. Does pushing down on the gopro "reset" the gimbal motors?
     
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    That could have been caused by a gust of wind at the height of the quad