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Romy Mutuc

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I'm not sure if this is normal... On my second flight I received a "gimbal motor overload". Since then I have noticed that the gimbal will jerk anytime I yaw left or right (left stick) and or strafe left or right (right stick). On my first flight video this never occurred. I'm curious if my gimbal is broken???
 

Advexure

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Are you seeing the Motor Overload Error come up during any specific flight maneuvers? There was a bug with this error message that was reported to us a few times in weeks past, are you running the latest firmware?
 

Romy Mutuc

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Are you seeing the Motor Overload Error come up during any specific flight maneuvers? There was a bug with this error message that was reported to us a few times in weeks past, are you running the latest firmware?
I only got it on my second flight. Disappeared afterwards. Did an IMU recal and it has never shown up again. My only issue is that I only have my first flight to compare in which the gimbal never jumped around... Can I send you a video?
 

Lintstalker

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I think you get that message when the camera Vinny's into contact with something. Even landing it in the tall grass will do it. I've gotten it with my DJI 3 and with the Spark. I bought a landing pad so I don't see the problem any more
 

Mickyparise

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I had the same issue after one flight.....I emailed tech support and they told me to send it back for repair, I sent it back and then wanted to charge me $162 to repair it, I told them neither refund my money or fix it for free because it wasn't even 7 days I had it. I've flown DJI products for years, I paid $699 for the combo and you want more money to fix something that is obviously a issue. They forwarded my case number to someone else and I got a reply they will fix it for free. Now just waiting for it. I have to say at first I was leery about DJI customer support but they worked pretty fast on my concerns.

 

Sparkbart

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Mine did the same thing during its first battery pack. Seemed to be okay then threw the Gimbal error. I powered everything down and up a couple times and it cleared up. Haven't seen it since...
 

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