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Tilted Horizon

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by kingfisher555, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. kingfisher555

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    I have a slight tilt in the horizon That I noticed in my videos and I was trying to fix it, I did the gimbal and imu calibrations but its still there. Any suggestions would be great thx.
     
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    i am new to this BUT just watched a video theres a calibratiuon in the app. the drone must be perfectly level. IMS calibration??? turn on drone and remote and app but make sure perfectly level
     
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    Do you mean the imu calibration in the app. I did that but no luck.
     
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    Gimbal Calibration in the app .
     
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    Have you crashed at any point? Be sure you camera is perfectly level on the craft (there's nothing broken on the gimbal).
     
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    Nope never had a crash or a hard landing. I'll try another calibration before I fly in the morning.
     
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    I use the grid screen with mine and there's another setting in the app where you can adjust the horizon but not able to find it at the moment .
     
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    less I'm mistaken you have to be in a hover to mess with that . Can't remember .
     
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    I just did another imu and gimbal calibration on a perfectly level counter top so will see. I was off level a bit the first time.
     
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    In your camera menu use the grid screen and you can tell if it's on or what .
    Good luck :)
     
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    Ok I'll have to check that out Thanks
     
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    Here it is . Sorry it's on my table but you see the grid screen so you get up to see the horizon and click Adjust gimbal roll IMG_2695.PNG
    Then you adjust it here IMG_2696.PNG .
     
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    Thanks I appreciate that it looks simple enough. If I change it will it save the setting and stay that way ?
     
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    I have only done it a few times as it did stay but then would get off again and would do it again .
    I used it for taking some pictures when Meta showed me that .
    There's still stuff in that app I'm finding :)
     
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    All you can do is try and see how it does for you .
     
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    I know this is old guys but I found this out, for the P4 but same thing really. I had just adjusted gimbal and did IMU calibration, took bird up right after, gimbal was off a LOT, so the IMU messes with the calibration, so always adjust gimbal after IMU.
    Also next time your out and it's acting up, set one of your "C" buttons on back, to the quick up and down on the camera, quick tilt. That seems to help it about 90% back to whatever it's off, if it's terrible do to wind or whatever, just hit the up and down and it'll be much improved but stil off a little, it's it's off but not too bad, usually it corrects it enough that it's completely doable
     
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    I fought this a few times, had given up and figured I had to do a manual adjustment. Then I heard try calibrating it while hovering, which it isn't supposed to let you do, but it did and it worked great ever since...
     
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    This issue just popped up last week on the P3P that I fly. Yesterday I took it out and wanted to verify it and I did, so hopefully I can use your guys' experience to get this sorted out.
     
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    Good luck and let us know if it helps ya :)