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Shorted something out w/gimbal pitch wire

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Help' started by Laid GP, Feb 12, 2014.

  1. Laid GP

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    I was hooking up the pitch control on my gimbal (cheapo eBay Martinez gimbal) and I accidentally shorted the wires. Now my gimbal only has red LED lit (no flashing green) and I am getting a slow flashing red on the Phantom 1.

    The gimbal came with pretty much no instructions so I have no idea if I can reset it or anything. I can connect to it with SimpleBGC and when I do the green LED flashes and the motors run titling the camera all over.

    If I have to replace the control board for the gimbal I am ok with that but could I have damaged the Naza?

    The bad part is that the USB has never consistently worked on my Phantom so I can't get it to connect to Assistant.

    Unrelated but is it possible to use the P2 USB/LED module in the P1?
     
  2. rfernandez

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    look like you may have burned the controller SOL the only way to check the naza is to fly it in a confined area.. in case o a flyaway


    You know what they say you get what you pay for!!
     
  3. Laid GP

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    Yep look like I burnt the controller.

    Doesn't really have anything to do with the gimbal being cheap. Just me being stupid and experimenting with placing wires in different places :cry: