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  1. realsting

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    Just unboxed my P4, noticed a thin piece of (reddish/orange) plastic underneath the gimbal (just left of the letter T on picture), I'm presuming this is packing? Can I remove it?

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  2. Waxings

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    That is the Fetzer valve. Don't remove unless you have some 3-in-1 oil and some gauze pads. :)
     
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  3. Pogopilot

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    Ribbon cable that powers camera and returns signal from camera to the P4
     
  4. realsting

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    No, not the ribbon cable. Look carefully at my picture (just left of my text) you can see a reddish orange piece of plastic dropping down directly underneath the top part of the gimbal.. It's a thin piece of circular plastic that runs underneath it.. Looks like packing to me?!
     
  5. msinger

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    It's garbage. Remove and toss it.
     
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  6. Bill Golson

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    Think I have a Fetzer valve in my pacemaker.
     
  7. N017RW

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    Yea, never the ball-bearings.
     
  8. mem_ny

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    In my opinion, you'll void your warranty if you remove it, I also believe it will adversely affect flight telemetry and CPU algorithms. Be very careful!
     
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  9. Troyboy

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    If its package ,would it say please remove like the one's on the front sensors?
     
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    Ain't got one but it looks like the little grippy part of a removable sticker?
     
  11. realsting

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    I didn't get any sticky labels/packing on my forward sensors..
     
  12. cdt5058

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    For what it's worth, I didn't have stickers on my sensors. But, had the little orange sticker that the OP is talking about.

    I've already taken it off and thrown it away. Haven't seen any adverse affects.
     
  13. Troyboy

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    On most videos on YouTube of unbox in of phantom 4, most had please remove before flexible stickers on forward sensors
     
  14. Troyboy

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    Check out unboxing videos on YouTube and see if you can see the sticker you mentioned in the picture, and see if they remove it?
     
  15. Air Ontario

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    It's a Gimbal booger. Yuck.
     
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  16. msinger

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    I also removed the stickers from the top of the arms, the battery charger, remote controller, etc. Nothing in the package told me to do that either though.
     
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    That is the emulsion foil for the turbo encabulator. Here is an explanation for the device.

     
  18. Pogopilot

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    Ok so I just checked and I have the exact same thing. It looks like a piece of protective film with a little removal tab (the part in red). Seems like an odd place for this on the bottom of the gimbal mount. Not sure what this is protecting...
     
  19. AG Drone Works

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    It seems like a rock hard piece of chewing gum some 12 year old put there in the chinese factory, as a SOS sign.
    Carefully inspect it, there is a message inside written on microfilm.
     
  20. bighi

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    Oh crap! Did it say this 在中国一些毫无意义的狗屎??
     
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