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Too much weight??

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by Tsayta7722, Apr 25, 2014.

  1. Tsayta7722

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    My fc40. Replaced camera and mount with a feiyu g3 gimbal and GoPro 3+. Went for first flight today and she was out of control. Sinking, hunting for hover, craziness darting. Is this just too much weight for a phantom 1.1.1? Or would phantom 2 props help? Or maybe gain adjustments? Any advice?
     
  2. Gizmo3000

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    Nah,. I've heard of many guys installing that gimbal to their Phantom 1's
    (how much does it weigh btw?).

    While it was erratic, how long was your flight? should have been around 6-7 minutes I imagine.
    larger props most definitely will help extend flight time a bit.
    don't think you'd really wanna mess with the gains, but might just take some getting used to flying with a Phantom with a gimbal on it.
     
  3. rustysd

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    Do p2 props. Huge help.