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Possible Ribbon Cable Replacement

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by adamwelchdrums86, Oct 1, 2014.

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  1. adamwelchdrums86

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    Ordered two of these from China on Ebay a couple weeks back, got my first chance to play with them yesterday.

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    http://www.ebay.com/itm/GoPro-Video...Control_Parts_Accessories&hash=item27eab295fd

    While the installation was a breeze the results were pretty underwhelming. After the initial install yielded no video signal, a re-install test did enable video connection, however installing the gopro bracket caused the signal to be lost once again. Attempted three additional installs before giving up on it. Best I can tell, the specific mounting location of this plug is not allowing enough of the male end to be inserted into the female bus receiver. The ribbon cabe receiver on this part's pcb blocks the part from being installed any closer to the gopro back, without modifying the shape of the zenmuse's pcb (not willing to risk that one...)

    I've got two of these state-side if anyone else wants to take a stab at it. One is new in package, the other has been installed and uninstalled, with bends in the ribbon cable. $20 Each Shipped.
     
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    Adam, if you'll add your input to the thread skysteve linked, it'll help us keep it a little tidier around here ;)
     
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