Adjusting the balance of the gimbal

Adjust the balances of the tilt (), roll (), and pan () axes.

Preparation

  • Confirm that the camera lens cap is removed.
  • Confirm that the camera and gimbal are connected using the USB cable.
  • Turn on the camera to avoid movements of the focus unit in the lens.
  • Confirm that the aircraft is turned off.
  • Confirm that you have installed all the accessories you want to use.

  1. Adjust the balance of the tilt axis.

    Adjust the horizontal and vertical balances of the tilt axis.

    Horizontal balance adjustment of the tilt axis

    1. Loosen the top camera screw () and bottom lever (), and then slide the camera plate () forward or backward to adjust the balance.

    2. After adjusting the balance, firmly tighten the top camera screw () and bottom lever ().

    3. Rotate the tilt frame () by about ±15° to check if the balance is adjusted properly.

      If properly adjusted, the tilt frame () will stay still or return to the horizontal position.

    Vertical balance adjustment of the tilt axis

    1. Rotate the gimbal tilt frame () to aim the camera lens upward.

    2. Loosen the levers () on both sides and slide the tilt frame () back and forth to adjust the balance.

      Adjust so that the left and right adjusters are at the same level.

    3. After adjusting the balance, firmly tighten the levers () on both sides.

    4. Rotate the tilt frame () by about ±45° to check if the balance is adjusted properly.

      If properly adjusted, the tilt frame () will stay still.

  2. Adjust the balance of the roll axis.

    1. Loosen the lever () and slide the roll frame () left and right to adjust the balance.

    2. After adjusting the balance, firmly tighten the lever ().

    3. Rotate the roll frame () by about ±45° to check if the balance is adjusted properly.

      If properly adjusted, the roll frame () will stay still.

  3. Adjust the balance of the pan axis.

    1. Loosen the lever () and slide the pan frame () back and forth to adjust the balance.

    2. After adjusting the balance, firmly tighten the lever ().

    3. With the gimbal stationary, tilt the aircraft forward, backward, left, and right to check if the balance is adjusted properly.

      If properly adjusted, the pan frame () will stay still.

Note

  • Do not adjust the gimbal balance with the aircraft upside down. Doing so may deteriorate or damage the damping rubber of the damping plate.