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Question about Gimbal

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by Molokai, Dec 3, 2014.

  1. Molokai

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    Hello all,

    Is it possible to run a gimbal without any tilt? Can it just be powered on for stabilization?

    Thank you.

    Edit: It's a Walkera 2-D Plastic Gimbal.
     
  2. Mandrake

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    Yes .. if you can balance it so it sits correctly for video when you start up the Phantom.
     
  3. Molokai

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    Thanks. Am I also able to manually tilt it?
     
  4. Mandrake

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    Only to set it..once only. If you put the control cable in from NAza to Gimbal you can set the starting tilt angle in Naza assistant..
     
  5. Molokai

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    Ok got it. I am debating whether or not to set up tilt...
     
  6. Mandrake

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    Its pretty easy with the lever .. Not so easy with a rotating knob on a varistor..
     
  7. houldsworth1

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    Depends on the gimbal. For example the Walkera has two little screws that let you manually adjust it without having to connect to anything.
     
  8. Molokai

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    The 2-D? If it does then perfect!!
     
  9. Beario

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    Working on something to this effect also, but I have 2 cameras so I have to find a way to see the same thing through both.
     
  10. houldsworth1

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    Yes. Look for the screws marked V1 and V2. One does tilt, the other controls roll.
     
  11. Molokai

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    Same here. I wanna keep this setup so I want it at a set tilt.

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  12. ELHEAPO

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    MOLOKAI, HOW HAVE YOU ATTACHED THE FC40 CAMERA? IS IT MOUNTED INFRONT OF THE PROPS SO YOU DONT GET THEM IN YOUR SHOT? GOOD IDEA IF THATS THE CASE!!
     
  13. Molokai

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    It is behind the props but you do not see the props in the video. It does not record anything.