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Old Apr 06, 2012, 03:33 AM
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alrighty, made my order

so it doesn't come with servos...i'll need to start hunting for those. any suggestions?
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Old Apr 06, 2012, 12:40 PM
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h00t - I would recommend HS65mg servos or similar for now - We have been testing lots of servos and are finding that the digital servos jitter a little. Up til now we have been using Savox and had good results if everything was tight - Since trying the analog hitec we are using them instead -

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Old Apr 19, 2012, 03:08 AM
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alrighty, so I got my kit in and built it for the most part. i grabbed some spare eflite servos i had lying around. these should hold me over until my other servos ship in.

It may not be the right place to ask, but I cant seem to find anything on how to setup the gimbals. I have everything plugged in, used the NAZA assistant software to enable the gimbals and can't get any movement on the servos. Any Ideas on what I'm doing wrong?
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Old Apr 19, 2012, 04:00 AM
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so i got the servos working sort of. I had to use extensions because the wire leads from the servo were too short. servos only work after powering up the quad in this order:

1) turn on TX
2) power quad
3) unplug gimbal servos (either from extension or NAZA)

any ideas?
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 04:06 PM
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Put down the f550 / wkm for a min and started to tune the naza and x468 gimbal. Still really windy up here as you can tell, so couldn't get her where I wanted.. Gives you an idea of what the setup can do...


I have to say at this atltitude on 3s and graupner 10x5 props I have no lift vs DJI 10". So I ordered some 4s 2650's and I will be fine.
DJI f450 x468 Gimbal - NAZA Gain setup - (4 min 7 sec)
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Old Apr 28, 2012, 04:10 PM
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Very nice Bladestrike - I was working on mine this morning as well -
X468_Footage.wmv (3 min 1 sec)
- What servos are you using?

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Old Apr 28, 2012, 04:19 PM
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Mike -

Great Video! I am using Savox HS-0262, They really need to be on 6v though. Havent had time to install my bec yet, work and family = very little hobby time right now

Plus I just now am able to put down the f550 w/ mk-m.. Love that thing!
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 10:55 AM
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Here is some 1080P that is just as good - - Looking into some tilt upgrade options - more later -
X468 - NAZA Flame Gear 1080P test (1 min 39 sec)
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 12:33 PM
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Does anyone run a heavier camera besides a GoPro on the Flame Gear XT mount? I'm wondering how it would handle something like the Sony HDR-PJ710V, which is 670 grams with the battery. I think a GoPro is around 190 with the plastic case installed.

The gimbal looks like it could handle the rough movements well, with the Sony HDR-PJ710V balanced optical steadyshot taking care of the rest...but I don't know if these servos you guys are using are able to handle the bigger weight of these types of cameras?
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 12:38 PM
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I also run an NEX 5N on mine - But since I only have 10 flights on this bird I like to give it a little break in time before I go to my good camera - I will try to get some footage this week from my new hex since I am starting to trust it more and more.
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 12:49 PM
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Looks like I'm going to build one of these to go under on OMGfly hex

I have little experience with the naza.....

With this gimbal and the naza which servos are best suited..... $ basically isn't an issue.

Does the naza/gimbal combo like analog or digital?


Also is there a way to shoot straight down with this gimbal?


Thanks guys ( oh and I think I'm going to pm you about the traveler kit as well )
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 01:00 PM
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cdi3d very nice video!!!


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Looks like I'm going to build one of these to go under on OMGfly hex

I have little experience with the naza.....

With this gimbal and the naza which servos are best suited..... $ basically isn't an issue.

Does the naza/gimbal combo like analog or digital?


Also is there a way to shoot straight down with this gimbal?


Thanks guys ( oh and I think I'm going to pm you about the traveler kit as well )
I have tried a lot of servos, analog and digital..I have found it likes the Savox 0262. Still trying to tune the gains but for the last month we have had steady 10-15 mph winds from 8am on

I did get my 4s packs a boy what a diff with the graupner 10x5.. So I should be able to get some more videos a day or two if the wind and time allows...
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 01:03 PM
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Hey Adidas - This setup/NAZA likes Analog and the best I have used are the Hitec HS65MG servos - You would need to set the gimbal at about a 45 deg angle in order to get it straight down with a switch - I wish the NAZA would give you more control over the camera tilt angle - It is very limiting -

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Old Apr 29, 2012, 01:30 PM
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Yeah all DJI gimbal controls are limited to 90*

Have you tried a servo stretcher?

I know we lose resolution, but you gain travel
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Old Apr 29, 2012, 08:09 PM
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Hey Adidas - This setup/NAZA likes Analog and the best I have used are the Hitec HS65MG servos - You would need to set the gimbal at about a 45 deg angle in order to get it straight down with a switch - I wish the NAZA would give you more control over the camera tilt angle - It is very limiting -

Mike
Thats strange I used hs65's and boy did they twitch
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