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Strange P3A/Gimbal Power Up

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Raph, Jul 23, 2015.

  1. Raph

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    I recently bought my first quadcopter, a P3A. I've taken it on a few flights and everything is going well and loving flying this thing. What a great piece of technology!

    I do have a quick question. Before buying it, I watched many YouTube videos and reviews. When I first powered my bird up, it seemed like the gimbal moved in a strange way. The videos I saw online show the gimbal doing one full rotation of movement around. However, mine moves around 3 times. Is this normal? Here's a video of it powering up. Please excuse the clicking in the background...must have been interference.

    https://vid.me/Kbyd

    Thanks
     
  2. Totof1965

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    It do the same thing as mine
    no worries about that, seem totally normal
     
  3. msinger

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    Yes, this is normal.
     
  4. taroh

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    Which video you've watched? Phantom gimbal don't rotate 360 degree (it maybe Inspire 1).
     
  5. msinger

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    Nope. But, I don't think the OP mentioned this either.
     
  6. Raph

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    Something like this at the 2:50min mark:



    It's definitely a lot different power up movement than my gimbal.