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Update on my crash and attempted repair.

Discussion in 'Standard/4k Discussion' started by Bob Langlois, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. Bob Langlois

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    I replaced the roll arm, yaw arm and ribbon cable. I checked and double checked all of the alignments. All motors move freely and smoothly with no power applied. I am attaching a video of the gruesome results of my efforts. I'm getting a "Gimbal Motor Overload" message. No indication of which motor. Any ideas or suggestions appreciated. Either for repair ideas or an authorized repair facility, preferably in the Southern New Hampshire area.

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    I had the motor shaft that attaches to the camera installed 180 degrees from the correct position.
     
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  2. LK8472

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    I'm glad you got this solved. I laughed so hard watching the thing freak out. I would have had no clue what to do.
     
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  3. flyinghost

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    Wow that is pretty scary haha very happy you figure it out!Nice to see some people are not afraid to open and try by them self!

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  4. Bob Langlois

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    It was pretty scary when I first turned it on. I am a tool and die maker and am used to working on small, intricate assemblies. $65 in parts and a few hours in time. I posted the same video on the DJI Forum and one of the members there zeroed right in on the problem. I got lucky. Flew it today and found everything working just great. It does feel good to have done it myself, with some help.
     
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    l thought maybe the thing was wet an trying to skake it off.
    Good Job!
     
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