The FY-G3 Ultra 3 Axis Brushless Gimbal ( for aircraft ) is compatible with GoPro3, GoPro3+ or cameras with similar size. This aircraft version can be easily mounted in fixed wing, multirotor, helicopter for aerial photography. This gimbal is an all in one unit and can work independently of your flight controller, it only needs power.
Follow the images below to assembly your FY-G3 Ultra gimbal. The parts required are shown in the grey box below each step. Click on an image for a larger view.
Mounting your Gimbal
There are two main methods to mount your gimbal. The first is with the gimbal mount plate facing forwards which is useful if you are mounting your gimbal onto a fixed wing aicraft as shown.
The other upside down method which is more common for mounting it under your multicopter is shown.
Connecting everything together
The image below shows you how to connect your FY-G3 gimbal to your RC receiver so that you can control the modes.
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In this mode the LED will have single flashes
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In this mode the LED will have double flashes
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In this mode the LED will be on constantly with no flashes
Turning your gimbal on
To start, you need to keep the gimbal motionless, then connect the power to turn the gimbal on, hold the gimbal steady and it will initialize automatically. Once complete the camera will be level with the horizon in pitch and roll angles and it will be in Heading Follow Mode. If you find that the gimbal is not level, or not staying perfectly level then you may need to turn it off and on again so that it can re-initialize.
It is possible to update your firmware on the gimbal as new versions become available. To do so you will need to download the updater firmware and the latest firmware version here. Before you update the firmware you need to connect your gimbal as shown in the image below.