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Testflight with Tarot Gimbal

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by nrameckers, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. nrameckers

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    Hi all,

    Yesterday made my first flight with a Tarot Gimbal mounted on the Phantom: https://vimeo.com/81326564
    It works really nice but the Phantom gets harder to fly due to the extra weight.

    Hope you like it!
     
  2. Ton4

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    Nice!

    Sent from my SM-T311 using Tapatalk
     
  3. Gizmo3000

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    Well one day when you feel more confident, try taking off the prop guards to reduce weight and increase performance/flight time.
    the leg extensions probably add a bit as well.
     
  4. nrameckers

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    Does removing the prop guards increase the performance?
     
  5. Gizmo3000

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    yup,.
    the prop guards weigh around 80g, by removing them you'll gain well over a minute of flight time.
     
  6. skyguy

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    Thanks for that Vid...You provided a great deal of info for us that are considering gimbals. The split screen shots and seeing the prop guards bob in and out while the video remained steady really makes me want to invest in a gimbal.

    Can you tell me what type of setup you are using (besides the Tarot) and how its working for you? I didn't see you look down at the video display at all during the video flight.

    Thanks for posting.