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Discussion in 'Phantom 3 Help' started by Liamus27, May 13, 2016.

  1. Liamus27

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    The noise the gimbal makes a few seconds after start up (just after the loud beeps). It's the same noise it makes when updating the firmware.

    I have noticed mine makes this when I move it when it's on. Was testing some video settings so took my P3 for a walk around the neighbourhood. Occasionally when I moved it it would make that buzz....what is it?
     
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    I can't believe nobody knows the answer...
     
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    ???



    EDIT: I have never performed this!!!
     
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    Thanks but that is the noise I have....
     
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    Basically, the noise itself is created by the closed-loop control system trying to maintain position. The cause of this can be friction, [back]lash, imbalance, or other physical influences which the system is having to counteract.

    If you have other r/c experience with servos the same [noise] can be 'created' by trying to move a servo by hand whilst powered-up.
     
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    Thank you . Nothing to worry on then?