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    Disco Pro poor footage

    So I'm getting a lot of twitching in my footage, looks like pitch twitches.

    Any idea what this could be? Also any idea how to smoothen things out a bit? Do you guys touch the gimbal gains at all or are they best left default? Also what attitude settings would you recommend? I think I'm flying to rough.

    Cheers

    https://youtu.be/MB0hly4Cz8A
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    What happened to the Video ????
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    Try that. Ill try embed it again

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    Any ideas?

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    I have only seen that kind of thing on a tarot T2D gimbal before and I traced it back to a dodgy pitch motor

    Maybe go through all the connectors and check they are all making good contact of the terminals not just being held together by the plastic housings

    BTW nice park to fly at where is that (ex Aucklander moving back early 2016 )
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    Hmm... your footage doesn't looks too bad to me, but if you've experienced that the twitching gets worse over time, it might be a loose screw. The tiny little screw that tightens on the pitch motor shaft tends to loosen up. Make sure it is tight, and use some Loctite an it will stay tight forever. I've had the same issues and now my footage is really smooth. Also, make sure no cables are blocking the gimbal movement, in particular the gopro link board cable.
    I wouldn't recommend adjusting the gimbal settings, before you've checked all physical parts. The factory-settings are fine as they are, and tuning the gimbal would be my last option (except a calibration).

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    Quote Originally Posted by deanfourie View Post
    So I'm getting a lot of twitching in my footage, looks like pitch twitches.

    Any idea what this could be? Also any idea how to smoothen things out a bit? Do you guys touch the gimbal gains at all or are they best left default? Also what attitude settings would you recommend? I think I'm flying to rough.

    Cheers

    https://youtu.be/MB0hly4Cz8A
    snap a photo of your gimbals assembly. This could be a number of things. What dampers are you using?
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    Photo as requested.

    Thanks for the replies!
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    A few questions. is the roll motor wire coming out of the top or botom of the gimbal? Is the arm on the gimbal touching anything (flight controller, wires).

    Can you show a more detailed photos of the pitch bearing. Looks off....
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