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Seeking X5 Gimbal repair not replacement!

Discussion in 'Zenmuse X5' started by MacDyver, Jan 19, 2016.

  1. MacDyver

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    So while filming n.o.e. at high speed to give the illusion of a vehicle moving quickly I clipped a palm tree, yes pilot error. Afterward the gimbal would only shake like an alcoholic with epilepsy, no outward signs of damage but I could now feel friction in gimbal rotation, Scorpion Drones in Miami stated they don't repair gimbals just replace so I ordered one from DJI. I believe this gimbal is repairable so if anyone knows a business that can actually diagnose and repair the X5 gimbal please drop a post. I thank you in advance. Btw I am deliriously happy with my i1, dual remote package.
     
  2. RaptorMan

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    Mac, how much did they say it would cost to replace the gimbal? How much for parts and how much for labor?


    Brian
     
  3. burlbark

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    I have repaired 500 or so Vision+ and Phantom 3 gimbals and know DJI systems like the back of my hand. I would be more than happy to take a look and see whats going on with it. You can find some of my work at USdronerepair.com and there is a facebook link there so you can see some of my latest work. More than likely you bent a motor shaft and that in turns breaks the brushless motor controller potentiometer, which I keep in stock.

    Jeremy
     
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  4. MacDyver

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    No labor, $1,699.00 usd for new gimbal.
     
  5. MacDyver

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    U.S. Army was good enough for me 26Y 8/77 8/86, ets'd from the Big Red 1, Gold Star Parent, U.S. Marine Corp youngest daughter LCpl. 12/1/2012. I'll get it FedExed out this week. Thank you for your service and your response.
     
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    Can you email me Jeremy at jchampion07@gmail.com I need x5 gimbal repair asap