Any one else Mavic arm make a little noise when opening?

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  1. chevytwonova

    chevytwonova Member

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    Hey guys just wondering if anyone else noticed a small noise when swinging out the front arms? Sounds like it is just he black mesh cable making the sound. I am not concerned, but would like to know if anyone else noticed it? I love the Drone so far so happy I purchased this. The Auto focus is a little weird to get used to, but i will figure it out after some more flight time.
     
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    Perhaps its would be better to describe the sound in more detail or post a video of it.
    I just tested all 4 arms of my mavic a couple of times and they make little to no noise.
     
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    I will post a video of it later to let you hear it.
     
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    Attached is the video


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    I've yet to get mine but that don't sound normal?

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    One arm or both?
     
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    Mine does not make that noise! Sounds like the mesh running hard against the body.


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    Hah, I literally just signed on to ask the same question. Mine makes a LITTLE noise, just not as bad. The cable on the LEFT (like yours) looks a little bit tight, but I really can't tell if it's an issue or not
     
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    Haha i don't think i am concerned would be nice if i knew how the wires were behind the mesh.


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    Me either, same boat :)
     
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    Drone is great!


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    Mine doesn't have this sound. Perhaps it would be good to use a flashlight and see if you can find the source of the noise.
     
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    You could file it out a bit


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    Both of the front arms make that noise on my Mavic.
     
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    This isn't a bad thing... right? Does it look like there's a lot of tension?
     
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    I don't think it's going to cause a problem. The noise is coming from the cable rubbing against the inside of the arm. When I press the cable down with my thumb while closing/opening the arm, it no longer makes that sound.
     
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    Yea like i said before i don't think it will cause an issue but would not mind knowing what kind of protection is behind the black mesh.


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    I don't know if the mesh will even wear away. It seems it's just shifting a bit when the arm is moved.
     
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