what's worse - no mavic, or a faulty mavic?!

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  1. Richard-mavic

    Richard-mavic Well-Known Member

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    so my mavic, that i got yesterday, has a fault! aarrrggh!!!

    the gimbal bangs around quite a bit when doing the start up routine, which I thought was odd, but dismissed it as it seemed to then perform correctly.

    but actually, trying to put it in portrait mode, it bangs around like a maniac, hitting its end stops and never reaching portrait mode. it then limps pointing off axis and droppy, like a broken arm.

    f*****ng frustrating. This is the second drone out of three that I've bought from DJI that has had to go straight back. not impressed, although to be fair I can't really use it much these next two weeks, so I'm hoping the situation can be resolved before too long. Almost laughing at myself at the misery.
     
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    Richard-mavic Well-Known Member

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    so is the base of the gimbal supposed between that tab and the main plastic of the housing? that's what seems right (gives it freedom to move around)? mine is like that, but still has this problem.
     
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    It should look like this.
     
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    yes as suspected this is just a duff model. how unbelievably tedious!
     
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    What does yours look like?
     
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    It looks as it should. Gimbal is seated properly. Will stay an rma with support on Monday


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    Faulty Mavic.


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