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vibrations on p3p over the weekend

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by toorboy, Dec 14, 2015.

  1. toorboy

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    hi people i had four flights with my phantom 3 pro over the weekend
    on saturday
    with the first flight the phantoms rear battery side was facing me and
    the rear right prop looked like it had a slight wobble so i brought
    the phantom to eye height did a check around it hovering and the props were
    all spinning straight so i continued with the two flights no issues or problems
    on sunday
    both first & second flights into the first minute of the flights i let the drone
    hover for 30 seconds to warm up as the temp was 0c but the gimbal & camera was
    shaking like it was attached to a motorbike. then brought it to eye
    height again to look round & the phantom had a slight wobble nothing major
    so i did both flights no problems or issues

    i have never payed attention to the drone when into that first minute of flight
    until this weekend but something dont seem right to me? i was going to do more
    flights but after seeing how it was acting i pulled the plug on anymore flying
    & went home. i need to do a check over the bird tonight & check the motors
    i cant pin this viberation issue to anything yet?

    i need advice on how to procced with this problem guys
    what things should i be looking out for?

    thanks in advance for any help
     
  2. Dome

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    I don't worry too much about vibrations, otherwise for one reason or another the P3 will stay closed in the box for an eternity... The vibration problem is real, but I don't see this impacting video or photo (in my case). Anyway there's something in the fw to be fixed better and I hope DJI will do it in the next release. I saw this vibrations for the first time on previous firmware 1.4...
     
  3. toorboy

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    this is why I never updated my phantom fc40
    & I never had one issue with it for a whole year.
     
  4. Mako79

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    What firmware you on???
    I heard firmware 1.5 has caused oscillations/vibrations in the gimbal.
    Rolling back the firmware to 1.4 fixes this.
    Also dropping the gains to 90% on all settings will fix this (MC Setting > Gains and Expo Tuning > Scroll down to Gains). Changing the gains will affect your birds flight behaviour and motor reaction times.
     
  5. toorboy

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    hi mako79 I am running 1.5 the now buddy
    I had issues with 1.4 with drifting and screen disconnection & am running the older motors p3p. am almost afraid to roll back to 1.4
     
  6. NYRangers99

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    Even though I get some vibration on 1.5, I will not go back to 1.4, way to much drifting on there for me...hopefully DJI fixed this vibration issue soon, if it wasn't for the vib issue, 1.5 is great for me
     
  7. Dome

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    Rollback (1.4) then rollforward again (1.5) ... this is a way to clear internal IMU tables... Many people had benefit with this suggestion.
     
  8. kdrak

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    toorboy did you solved the vibration issue ?