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Yaw drift

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by Bodd, Oct 1, 2014.

  1. Bodd

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    Hello,

    I recently installed the H3-3D gimbal and I now notice significant drift when rotating 360 degrees. The drift is about 10 feet with no noticeable winds. I did not have this issue without the gimbal and I am wondering if I need to re-balance the Phantom.


    Thank you for any help.
     
  2. IrishSights

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    Do a full IMU recalibration and see if that helps. Make sure its on a completely level surface. I use a small spirit level across the landing gear.

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    The software tells me that IMU calibration is not needed. Should I do it anyway?
     
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    I would

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    It is fairly normal to notice drifting while you rotate, but usually not so much if it isn't windy.
    When you think about it keeping the location accurate from satellites while spinning, and precisely manipulating the prop speeds to turn is quite a task even without compensating for wind movement.

    Turning more slowly or while creeping forwards will minimise the effect.