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Walkera G-3D Gimbal on Phantom - Sample

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by dragonash, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. dragonash

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    Ok guys, here it is!

    The Walkera Gimbal on the Phantom!

    Today was extremely windy, but I had to try it out anyway. For the money, this 3-axis gimbal is awesome! My Phantom was getting knocked around like a red headed step child and the image didnt suffer too much.

    Also, the gimbal hangs lower than the 2D version, so I had to extend my legs the "ghetto way"

    I added more zip tie heads to my legs lol

    BTW, I did 2 tests. One with the stock phantom props and one with the 9inch vision props

    Maybe it was the wind, but the phantom definitely shook a lot when climbing.

    Oh, one more thing. Seems like the wiring for the tilt control as changed. So I dont know how to hook it up from the phantom to the gimbal.
    Looks like it might just need 1 wire, but I dont want to chance shorting anything out

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PkhDBUg-NEY[/youtube]

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLA2PVBMi_8[/youtube]
     

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  2. martoon

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    have you figured out how to wire up the gimbal to achieve pitch control?
     
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  4. wsalopek

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    Dragon,

    Seems to be the same amount of left/right yaw "jiggling" as a 2-axis gimbal? Are you sure the third axis was active?

    Thanks...
     
  5. dragonash

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    it was.
    that particular day was very windy and I was between 2 trees that were creating a whirlwind effect.
    Regardless, the gimbal died 2 days later and I have since upgraded to a P2+ h3-3d

    not looking back!
     
  6. locoworks

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    been a few stories of walkera gimbals dying, are they poor quality??
     
  7. dragonash

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    i can only assume that the answer is yes. Im over dealing with cheap china stuff
     
  8. Fplvert

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    How was the vid/pic quality compared to P2V+ Dragonash? :?: