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Zenmuse h3 3d stopped working after crash

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by a2dczealous, Mar 7, 2016.

  1. a2dczealous

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    Hi all this is my first post.

    I have just bought the Phantom 2 with zenmuse h3 3d. I had a crash from about 3 feet and it must have hit the gimbal, it now doesn't work. I get no led and it won't level like it has no power, I have checked the connections internally/externally and all is good. It is being recognised on the PT2 Software, there are no updates and I have no clue what to do - I have tried the hard reset but as I said there is no LED so i'm stumped.

    I would appreciate any help.

    It was a working second hand unit so have no warranty.

    Thanks!
     
  2. jason

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    There are only two possible reasons for it not to work. The cable feeding power to the gimbal isn't fully seated or damaged or one of the two exposed gimbals ribbon cables has been damaged. Check that the gimbal moves left and right freely if it does not the vertical arm may be jammed against the mounting frame. There is a small allen setscrew on the arm you can loosen to free it as shown in the photo. IMG_0024.jpg
     
  3. a2dczealous

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    Thanks Jason,

    It looks like one of the ribbons are damaged on the gimbal, is this fixable?

    GUTTED!!!
     
  4. jason

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    Yes it is repairable but I suggest you send it in for repair rather then attempting to repair yourself. This is the part you will need if you feel like doing it. Don't worry about the P2V+ as the Chinese don't know the difference.
    Flexible Gimbal Flat Ribbon Cable Flex Cable Part For DJI Phantom 2 H3-3D P2V+