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andys
23-06-2013, 10:38 AM
I've bought a few super cheap parts to make a SSG (Super Simple Gimbal) but if it doesn't not work really well - then this looks the dogs nuts for the coin :)

http://www.myrcmodel.com/images/cm2000/cm2000-CF-012.jpg

http://www.rtfdrones.co.uk/product/arris-cm2000-gopro-brushless-motor-gimbal-v3/

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1881497

andys
26-06-2013, 09:04 PM
To add to the mix - Team Blacksheep have announced a Gimbal for the TBS Discovery - this looks interesting....

http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread.php?17304-The-TBS-DISCOVERY-PRO-brushless-gimbal-quadcopter

neallewis
26-06-2013, 09:19 PM
To add to the mix - Team Blacksheep have announced a Gimbal for the TBS Discovery - this looks interesting....

http://fpvlab.com/forums/showthread.php?17304-The-TBS-DISCOVERY-PRO-brushless-gimbal-quadcopter

That's my choice right there^.

andys
29-06-2013, 08:32 PM
Decided to build my SSG (super simple gimbal) as my 2 micro servos arrived today.

Very impressed with it - still needs a bit of work - but overall it's miles better than mounting the keychain camera to the quad as it pretty much maintains the horizon line as opposed to making you feel very ill whilst watching the video back.

I had to put on firmware 1.6 for the KK2, with the SSG mod for it to work - but then it works a treat :)

Wiring is a real mess at the moment as the servo leads only just reach the board :(

Piccy:
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15062770/ssg.jpg

Nice.

neallewis
29-06-2013, 11:31 PM
New props and LED's too i see ;-)
looking forward to the improved footage.

neallewis
01-07-2013, 11:35 AM
TBS Discovery Pro video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W3CB4bi_ts
2W3CB4bi_ts

This has got to be the frame setup to have...

No pricing at yet, but it's expected to be under $700 for the frame and gimbal!

James
01-07-2013, 01:05 PM
Preorders are live at 3pm UK time today...

neallewis
01-07-2013, 01:47 PM
Preorders are live at 3pm UK time today...

Don't tell me that...

I'm going to see how you get on with yours first ;-)

James
01-07-2013, 02:11 PM
lol they're not shipping until the end of the month and its direct from Honk Kong so there'll probably be import tax to pay.. I'll do more with mine first and maybe take a look at one when they've been out a little while..

neallewis
01-07-2013, 02:14 PM
lol they're not shipping until the end of the month and its direct from Honk Kong so there'll probably be import tax to pay.. I'll do more with mine first and maybe take a look at one when they've been out a little while..

Yeah, probably best. I was just about to order the regular TBS discovery frame to get my gopro on, then buy up the bits for an FPV setup. Then i'll look to get one of these, once the first run is sold, get any issues ironed out, and they are available directly in the UK.

James
01-07-2013, 02:26 PM
Yeah agreed.. My 650 is now a beast it's got so much stuff on it, personally I preferred the way the 450 flew so I think a happy compromise will be the tbs pro and bigger motors, I like the agility of the smaller quads..

neallewis
01-07-2013, 04:32 PM
$599.95: http://team-blacksheep.com/products/prod:discopro

or £479 in UK: http://quadcopters.co.uk/tbs-discovery-pro-kit-821-p.asp

I'll wait for batch 2. Still looks a fantastic bit of kit.

northernmonkey
01-07-2013, 04:57 PM
looks nice that tbs. Still unsure which gimbal to get for my 550?

andys
01-07-2013, 05:03 PM
Are there any proper pictures of the TBS Pro?

I think i'll wait though - i'm keen to build my 450 now I (almost) have all the parts.
As we have all said / thought, the price of brushless gimbals is sure to really drop soon, so i'm going to hang on for that too :)

Also - the DJI Naza Lite - what an amazing price! Can't decide if I should stick with the KK2 as it's so easy to change stuff with the lcd, or jump onto the Naza wagon....

I think i'll wait too - it's a lot of cash!

neallewis
01-07-2013, 05:12 PM
http://team-blacksheep.com/img/gallery/discopro1.jpg
http://team-blacksheep.com/img/gallery/discopro2.jpg
http://team-blacksheep.com/img/gallery/discopro3.jpg
http://team-blacksheep.com/img/gallery/discopro4.jpg
http://team-blacksheep.com/img/gallery/DiscoPRO_ohne_GPS.jpg

northernmonkey
01-07-2013, 05:19 PM
Ive slimmed my gimbal list down to the aeroxcraft GoPro Hero3 Brushless Gimbal and the cm2000v3. Both priced at £260.
Do you think prices are still going to drop or should i just press the buy button on one of the above?!

andys
01-07-2013, 06:38 PM
TBS looks nice - I like the design of the gimbal / anti vibration mount.

Gimbals - who knows on price - look at the Naza - the 'lite' version is around half the price the original Naza + Gps was a few weeks ago.

There seems to be some real momentum to the whole ariel filming lark - so I for one am sticking with my SSG (about £20 all in) and waiting until it all settles down. At that point i'll probably buy the TBS kit with the gimbal is it's proven to be a real winner :)

cheekyscouse
01-07-2013, 10:24 PM
http://i1119.photobucket.com/albums/k636/mark_sumner1/DSCN2436_zpsb633f588.jpg (http://s1119.photobucket.com/user/mark_sumner1/media/DSCN2436_zpsb633f588.jpg.html)

spidex with brushless gimbal :thumbsup:

vanhoase
04-07-2013, 02:08 AM
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jimmy
04-07-2013, 10:35 AM
Ive slimmed my gimbal list down to the aeroxcraft GoPro Hero3 Brushless Gimbal and the cm2000v3. Both priced at £260.
Do you think prices are still going to drop or should i just press the buy button on one of the above?!

I personally have the Yun-1 and the rctimer - so one a lot more than you're price range, and one a lot less. I found the rctimer with their own martinez board just didn't work nicely on 7.4v, it really is a different story with 3s however. I didn't manage to adjust the settings yet - it just wouldn't write them no matter what I did. I need to give it another try really. It tends to over or under compensate - it doesn't remain perfectly flat.
The Yun-1 is magic.

The alexmos board which the yun-1 uses is a better board - but on it's own probably costs £150?!? The Martinez boards are all much cheaper than this.

For my helicopter gimbal (a big one) and my hand-held rig, I will use the 3-axis alexmos board that's just starting to be released. But it aint cheap, I think I paid around £200 for it.

I'm a Gimbaholic.

northernmonkey
04-07-2013, 11:36 AM
Major dollar there!
The main thing for me is i dont want to spend hours programming a control board.
I want to power gimbal up and pretty much work, is this too much too ask? Maybe i should go for the DJI gopro gimbal thats just been released, think its £450. Problem being a heavy landing and i can kiss good bye to some major dollar!:thumbsup:

northernmonkey
04-07-2013, 04:03 PM
Gimbal ordered! Aeroxcraft brushless. Should be with me Tuesday.
Will get some footage on here once setup.

andys
21-07-2013, 11:02 AM
Ok - I need to do this, I want a brushless Gimbal that's ready to go that I can simply strap under my 450 and go fly !

I do not want the Yun1 as it's too expensive.
The Areoxcraft looks good, but again quite a bit of cash and they only do the mount for the 550 Rail set or the Phantom...

Is there anything else out there that's great out of the box, gimbal, motors and controller all included... I've read countless threads and seen countless gimbals - it's so confusing !

northernmonkey
21-07-2013, 04:47 PM
search for 'Tarot brushless gimbal'. Still thin you will need to make up some mounting for it.
The Tarot has had some good reviews on the facebook dji 550/450 owners page.
Think it can be had for around £170.

Try helipal.:thumbsup:

andys
21-07-2013, 04:56 PM
search for 'Tarot brushless gimbal'. Still thin you will need to make up some mounting for it.
The Tarot has had some good reviews on the facebook dji 550/450 owners page.
Think it can be had for around £170.

Try helipal.:thumbsup:

Looks like just the ticket - currently sold out, expected restock in July. Will keep me eyes peeled :)

Cheers.
Andy

northernmonkey
21-07-2013, 05:08 PM
Plenty on ebay.

andys
22-07-2013, 09:13 AM
Cheers for the info on the Tarot Gimbal - read loads on it now and looks very good for the money. Thing is - the Tarot Quad's looks really nice too!

I'm mulling it over....

andys
25-07-2013, 01:36 PM
Whilst mulling over brushless options - I decided to order the Hobbyking gimbal with my last lot of bits. It's pretty decent - but the problem i'm getting is simply vibrations on the picture - not really jello as such, but not stable. Gimbal works fine for stabilising the footage in regard to keeping the image level, but i'm worried that if I buy a brushless gimbal, then I might have the exact same problem - little vibrations spoiling the footage ! Any ideas chaps. Don't want to blow a load of cash on a bigger Quad / Gimbal and have the same problems.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15062770/gimbal2.jpg

andys
25-07-2013, 08:44 PM
Had another try with this setup - I swopped the tilt servo to the other side so I can get the Go Pro lens centered and I added my ebay special vibration dampening plate. Overall quite chuffed as the video looks really quite decent, still a bit of vibration now and then, but overall very happy for now. Not bad considering it all cost very little.

Carbon Props are en-route, so once balanced, they should help too.

Piccy of gimbal now mounted on anti vibration plate.
https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15062770/gimbal3.jpg

Only thing is on my 3S 2650 lipo i'm only getting around 8 mins flight time now with all the extra weight :(

Not sure what lipo would be best as bigger = heavier and all that - any suggestions chaps?

Sherbs
25-07-2013, 09:05 PM
Is that your 330 Andy? Liking the top cover,

northernmonkey
25-07-2013, 09:43 PM
That's where he stores his lunch! :thumbsup:

neallewis
25-07-2013, 10:59 PM
Is that your 330 Andy? Liking the top cover,

no its the HK Q450 frame.

Andy, could the vibration transferred to the video be due to the flex in the HK Q450 arms?

andys
08-08-2013, 08:34 PM
Guys - tried all sorts re my cheap gimbal.

What i have found is that by using carbon props and balancing them - then mounting the GoPro straight onto the frame of the Quad - I get the best, almost vibration free video (no jello either).

I realised that the dampening balls (the red things) on the mount were probably inducing some tiny vibrations / rocking of the camera / gimbal unit - so I hard mounted the gimbal to the frame and I have the best video i've had so far by doing this.

So - my concern is that even if I go with a brushless gimbal - they have similar vibration / ball mounts. What are the gimbals like that you guys are using re rigidity of the whole unit and how well it mounts to the frame ? I'm guessing the less movement in the whole structure the better as it can't 'jiggle' about. I'm veering toward the Tarot Gimbal and perhaps the aeroxcraft 550 landing gear - but i'm unsure of how the gimbal would mount.. Still looking and trying to decide !

northernmonkey
08-08-2013, 09:45 PM
Aeroxcraft setup.
I'm sure they sell just the top plate that fits over the landing gear poles?

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7340/9311216602_2775b82ba1_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/88980106@N03/9311216602/)
Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/88980106@N03/9311216602/) by psslocksmiths (http://www.flickr.com/people/88980106@N03/), on Flickr

neallewis
18-08-2013, 04:55 PM
Seen this from warthox: http://vimeo.com/m/72070361

andys
18-08-2013, 06:53 PM
Seen this from warthox: http://vimeo.com/m/72070361

Depressingly awesome :)

What flight controller does this guy run. Noticed it's 8 inch props and 10amp esc's ?

Col
18-08-2013, 07:26 PM
Don't know what's on the hex, but his acro board is a nanowii with "specially modified mwc firmware (oneshot + 3d)"

northernmonkey
18-08-2013, 10:26 PM
:drool: nuff said

andys
09-09-2013, 12:21 PM
Finally plumped for the Tarot Gimbal from 'Bang Good'

All I need to do now is finish building my 550 - and order a Naza and a Go Pro 3.....

Might be while before I get all this together!

northernmonkey
11-09-2013, 07:10 AM
Just hang fire with the gopro purchase! new one on the horizon. which means existing one should drop in price.

neallewis
11-09-2013, 09:35 AM
Just hang fire with the gopro purchase! new one on the horizon. which means existing one should drop in price.

I got my hero 2 a year ago when they were about to announce the 3. I paid £160, rather than £300+. I did buy it in america though, where they were dumping stock. Prices in the UK were still high, and still are higher than I paid for the same model.

andys
21-09-2013, 09:53 AM
It's arrived :)

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15062770/tarot.jpg

Colinevan
22-09-2013, 07:23 AM
It's arrived :)

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15062770/tarot.jpg

Quit teasing and get the go pro today and we all expect a vid tonight. .... before 8pm as well lol.:thumbsup:

On a side note im almost done with my 550. Just need to order a lipo.

Im undecided on what landing gear or gimbal but just seen a fantastic deal. Ill probably post the link up on another thread but you can order the new dji gimbal. Naza v2 and gps and 550 rtf for £350 off . Bargain £630.

Hmm I dont know what to do lol.

andys
22-09-2013, 09:49 AM
I got up early and mounted the gimbal under my KK2 450 quad.

Very impressed from a quick blast in the garden - a million miles away from the servo gimbal - also no jello at all. The way it keeps the horizon steady is pure witchcraft!

BUT - just seen the DJI promotions !!!!!! Now where can I find a spare £600.....

raymondkerr
22-09-2013, 04:12 PM
I'm thinking about getting a Tarot gimbal next month for my DJI 450. Is there any chance you could post a picture of how you installed it onto the 450 ? I have the landing legs from quadframe.com and wondering how I'll fit the Tarot.

This is my 450 as it stands just now :

http://www.flickr.com/photos/mondo74/9855462294/

andys
22-09-2013, 08:08 PM
Will post a piccy tomorrow.
I have the simple carbon legs - so the tarot is just hung under the 450.

Took it for a test flight - there is some tiny vibration from the gimbal motors - widely discussed on other forums - but it's tiny really. Apart from that - for around £100 it's very good.

I can see why dji are doing the offers they are at the moment as the Zenmuse seems ludicrously over priced!

andys
23-09-2013, 10:22 AM
Piccy of the Tarot gimbal installed - I ditched the 'hang it under' idea from yesterday as I was getting the front arms in the shot and decided to put my 450 on the Aeroxcraft landing gear instead.

Quick fly around / mainly hover - got 9mins on 3S 4000mah.

Uploading vids takes ages - but rest assured it's impressive. Just need to decide on what to do re the 550 I have partially built & naza purchase, as I really could do with altitude hold and gps and hopefully the extra stability the Naza will give.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/15062770/tarotgimbal.jpg

neallewis
23-09-2013, 10:30 AM
Looks fantastic Andy. what's the flight weight?

andys
23-09-2013, 11:05 AM
Looks fantastic Andy. what's the flight weight?

It's 1.78kg - is that good or bad !

I have a tiny 50g lipo on there too that's running the gimbal - didn't want to run everything from the one lipo.

I'm so undecided about the DJI offer that's running - do you think it's worth buying a bundle just to get the NazaV2 & GPS and sell the rest?

I'm assuming the Zenmuse gimbal must be coming down in price given the deal & the competition from stuff like the Tarot. Don't want to be left with it and have to give it away if that's the case.... Decisions.....

neallewis
23-09-2013, 11:42 AM
How much is the v2 and GPS on it's own? I take it it's not on offer too?

andys
23-09-2013, 11:58 AM
DJI Deals are here - http://quadcopters.co.uk/dji-innovations-promotions-188-c.asp

DJI Naza M V2 Inc Gps Zenmuse H3-2D and F550 ARTF Combo
DJI Naza V2 inc Gps , Zenmuse H3-2D Gimbal and F550 ARTF Bundle - Huge Savings
£630.95

DJI Naza M V2 inc Gps Zenmuse H3-2D and F450 ARTF Bundle
DJI Naza V2 inc Gps , Zenmuse H3-2D Gimbal and F450 ARTF Bundle - Huge Savings
£538.00


Naza V2&GPS is £312 - Naza Lite is - £139.

So....
If I bought the 450 bundle then:
sold the ARTF 450 for £100
sold the Zenmuse for £250
then the Naza V2 + gps would have cost me £188.

Do you think that's achievable - or should I just get the Naza Lite !!!

raymondkerr
23-09-2013, 12:50 PM
Fantastic looking 450 Andy, how did you manage to fit the aeroxcraft landing gear to a 450. I was going to buy it but I was told by aeroxcraft themselves that it was only good for a 550 bottom plate.

I opted for the quadframe.com skids instead, they were a bit cheaper but not anywhere near the quality of the aeroxcraft stuff and doesn't have tubes to hang the gimbal off.

Kinda regretting what I bought now after seeing your fine example there. Very nice indeed. I'll be getting a t-2D next month so I'll just need to see what the mounting options are.

If you ever hear of anyone selling aeroxcraft skids, give me a shout.

:thumbsup:

raymondkerr
23-09-2013, 01:51 PM
Andy,

let me know if you post any video up online, I would love to see it. I wonder if you could give me any info on how to best fit the AeroXcraft to a 450 ?

Cheers
Raymond

andys
23-09-2013, 02:00 PM
Hi Raymond.

The Aeroxraft lines up perfectly with the 550 - but with the 450, yo need to use some regular nuts and bolts (not the very wide plastic jobbies that come with it) then it 'just' fits as the holes on the mounts on the landing gear align with the holes that are in-between the 450 arms. Just needed a few decent sized washers on each end and hey presto - it fits a treat :)

It isn't cheap - but it's a nice bit of kit and you can move the lipo / gimbal on the rails to balance it all.

Just had another go with it in the park - i'll try and upload something to vimeo if it's any good!

raymondkerr
23-09-2013, 02:13 PM
Cheers Andy,

It sounds easy enough, I just wasn't keen on drilling the bottom plate on the 450, but if the slots line up and its just a matter of sourcing nuts/bolts/washers to hold it in place then I'll deal with that.

I've only had my 450 for about a month and this will be my fourth landing frame lol, started with the cheap plastic ebay special at £12, then moved to the Tarot carbon one, that I notice you had previously, that was fairly fragile aswell even with the upgraded t-pieces to replace the flimsy carbon plates, then I moved onto the quadframe.com landing legs which have been the best yet, although I paid £65 from heliguy for them, and I've just went onto the AeroXcraft site and notice that their landing gear is only £65 now, I could swear when I last looked, they were asking £85. I think next month when I order up my Tarot gimbal, I'll just bite the bullet and get the AeroxCraft frame as well.

Jeez this is becoming much more expensive than racing buggies :lol:

Cheers
Raymond

BTW, I have the Naza Lite - £139 from Buildyourowndrone, came next day and is the best thing I've bought so far. Was using a cheap hobbyking FC and trying to fly in manual mode only which I was struggling with, but once I got my head around setting up the naza with the turnigy 9x radio, I can now fly in GPS and atti modes which is far less stressful and is allowing me to learn the controls much easier. I'm not savy enough to know what the differences are between the V2 and the lite, but with the price difference, the lite was a no brainer for me.

andys
23-09-2013, 05:28 PM
Quick vid

No software stabalizing

Very happy with it - only thing is the go pro looks like it dropped frames when capturing at 100 GPS as my memory card isn't fast enough !

http://vimeo.com/m/75220403

neallewis
23-09-2013, 06:04 PM
Will check out video now Andy...

You might want to get the V2 Naza... new software and features released:
http://www.dji.com/download/naza-m-v2-downloads/

from release notes: http://download.dji-innovations.com/downloads/nazam-v2/en/NM_release_notes_en.pdf

What’s new?
 Firmware
 Free Ground Station function available without S/N, 16 waypoints supported. (Support the Ground Station on PC or iPAD
when using the 2.4G Bluetooth Datalink)
 Add Flight limits (Default Max Height is 2000m and Max radius is 2000m).
 Add Motor Test function.
 Optimize the taking off conditions to meet most requirements of taking off on moving vehicles.
 Optimize the conditions to enter into the compass calibration more easily.
 Software
 Add Flight limits in the【Advanced】page.
 Add Motor Test function in the【Aircraft】page under the【Basic】page.
 Manual
 Revise the compass calibration description.
 Add the Flight limits function.
 Add connection diagrams when used with the DJI 2.4G Bluetooth Datalink.


Looks like they have added 16 waypoint and ground station features. As the wookong. It also has the height and range limit feature, which some jurisdictions require to have a commercial licence to fly.

I'll be upgrading mine asap, might buy the v2 pmu and bluetooth module now there is a reason to.

neallewis
23-09-2013, 06:08 PM
Quick vid

No software stabalizing

Very happy with it - only thing is the go pro looks like it dropped frames when capturing at 100 GPS as my memory card isn't fast enough !

http://vimeo.com/m/75220403

Andy, that looks ace. I'd be happy with that. was that at 120fps?

andys
23-09-2013, 06:15 PM
Hi Neal- flying through the leaves was at 120 on the hero black - but I think it dropped a few frames as my SD card is only class 4 !!!!

All video was retimed to 25 fps.

It is good - wonder if the Zenmuse would Be even better?

northernmonkey
23-09-2013, 09:18 PM
Liking that! Tempted to stick my aeroxcraft stuff on my 450! I'm after more flight time. Only achieving 8 mins with the 550.

andys
23-09-2013, 10:20 PM
Liking that! Tempted to stick my aeroxcraft stuff on my 450! I'm after more flight time. Only achieving 8 mins with the 550.


How do you find the flight characteristics of the 450 versus the 550?
I've still to build my 550 - can't decide on how best to proceed given the deals around!

Colinevan
24-09-2013, 08:02 AM
To be honest you seem like you like to tinker about and part of the fun is seeing something that you have built( and knowing you like to customise ) in the air. Id just transfer the kk2 over and have a quick fly and then if you like it transfer thr gimbal over.

Winner winner he he.

andys
24-09-2013, 08:09 AM
To be honest you seem like you like to tinker about and part of the fun is seeing something that you have built( and knowing you like to customise ) in the air. Id just transfer the kk2 over and have a quick fly and then if you like it transfer thr gimbal over.

Winner winner he he.

Col - you kind of second guessed me!
I ordered another KK2 yesterday with a view to just getting the 550 in the air and seeing if I like it before spending any big bucks :)

Still mulling the 550 Naza / Zenmuse deal over - anyone want to buy a Zenmuse gimbal - Jimmy if you are out there you must need another Gimbal :)

northernmonkey
24-09-2013, 01:15 PM
How do you find the flight characteristics of the 450 versus the 550?
I've still to build my 550 - can't decide on how best to proceed given the deals around!

550 seems more stable, mainly when there is a breeze. Also has the added peace of mind that if a prop or motor goes it will still fly! Gimbals and gopro's are expensive!

I've just ordered some 3s lipos (a-spec nano's) to experiment with 10" props.
The lipos are 3s 4500mah, weight- 280grams! Gonna have two in parallel, should achieve 15 mins flight time with my 550 weighing in at 2.4kg (inc lipos).

At the min I run 4s 5000mah with graupner 9x5 and get 8mins (still 2.4kg)
Difference being 9000mah against 5000mah with the same total weight.

Anyway, I'm babbling!

andys
24-09-2013, 02:20 PM
Just tried a 4S on the 450.
Mine weighs approx 1.8kg
Far too much power - it actually felt / sounded like the props slipped on power - it nearly fell out of the sky :(
Can't tighten them any more..

Re 550 - cheers for info :)

neallewis
24-09-2013, 05:06 PM
Also has the added peace of mind that if a prop or motor goes it will still fly!

Will it? I didn't think it would still fly. Tested it?

northernmonkey
24-09-2013, 07:59 PM
Will it? I didn't think it would still fly. Tested it?

Yep. one prop broken/shattered when it hit the lines.

http://youtu.be/FpZrHhXrETQ

andys
25-09-2013, 04:35 PM
Re Gimbals.

I have ordered a DJI bundle - so if anyone is genuinely interested in either the Tarot Gimbal or the DJI Zenmuse H3 2D - drop me a PM.

I'm certainly not keeping both, so one has to go.

Also - if anyone is interested in a BNIB - DJI 450 ARTF kit, drop me a PM :)

northernmonkey
25-09-2013, 05:17 PM
Stop tempting me!!! good choice with the naza:thumbsup:

northernmonkey
25-09-2013, 05:21 PM
Looking at prices on fleebay, you want to be looking at getting £350 for youH3-2D Zenmuse?

andys
25-09-2013, 06:17 PM
Looking at prices on fleebay, you want to be looking at getting £350 for youH3-2D Zenmuse?

Ideally that would work out well :)

I was going to go Naza Lite - but the one thing that this hobby has taught me, is that buying decent stuff means you only need to buy once!
Also - I wanted the app support which is not available on the Lite. Tempted to keep the Zenmuse - but i'm seriously impressed with the Tarot too!

jimbo_468
30-09-2013, 10:14 AM
Hi, where did you get your tarot from?

Seriously thinking of getting one.

cheers, jim.

andys
01-10-2013, 09:33 PM
Bought my Tarot from Banggood.

Took about a month to arrive.

Boost
07-10-2013, 11:38 PM
Has anyone tried the budget gimbals from China etc?

somethig like this

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Brushless-Gimbal-Camera-Mount-w-Motor-for-Gopro3-FPV-DJI-PHANTOM-/251352080139?_trksid=p2047675.l2557&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEWAX%3AIT&nma=true&si=kaixqW7EqkHVRHsq8IEENlqfeNI%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc

northernmonkey
08-10-2013, 03:45 PM
it doesnt come with a control board! these usually cost around £50-£70 for a decent one.
Cant gor far wrong with the tarot gimbal (this includes control board) can be had for £120ish.

andys
08-10-2013, 04:46 PM
My Zenmuse will probably be up for sale soon?
BNIB - unopened..... the temptation to use it is great - but i'm resisting in case I sell it.

Boost
08-10-2013, 09:48 PM
What sort of price would that be going for?

Boost
18-10-2013, 09:54 AM
So picked this gimbal up off ebay for 75 quid, really impressed with the quality, videos are mega stable, came ready to go fit and fly :D

http://i.imgur.com/k95mhGdl.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/2CRQ33Pl.jpg

andys
23-12-2013, 02:24 PM
Any update on that Gimbal Boost?

Quite a few cheap ones on eBay now for around £60 :)

D20MCK
11-01-2014, 01:53 AM
Finished my mega cheap 2 servo gimbal. Looks like it works ok when I'm holding the copter. Hopefully I can give it a test over the weekend.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-wSslcShfb44/UtCMYA2OyQI/AAAAAAAAGLc/2PWq0eZ8ue0/w983-h553-no/2014+-+1