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  1. Amith

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    I would love to able to use my typhoon h camera as a handheld one as well, does the old CGO3 steady grip work? can i just buy one off ebay and have it work? will yuneec make one for the CG03+?
     
  2. Sparkorc

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    The steady grip that shipped with my Q500 4K at the end of October does not work it has not got the right connections, I believe the very latest steadygrip has now got different connections and partially works.

    You can do what I've already tried and that is hold the Typhoon H in your hand without the props on and the two front arms clicked up and the rest folded down, switch on ST16 and Typhoon H and wait for wi-fi connection, just practice your walking speed to avoid up and down movement when walking, which is what you have to do with the steady grip anyway, I got good results walk around a church yard, I also tried over the top of my car it just looks like I flew over the front and down the back with great results.
     
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    The camera from the H is longer when mounted, I had it connected but it did not yaw fully because the camera would touch the base of the grip.

    Is yours like that? Can you show a side profile of your mod?
     
  5. Haydn

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    How much yaw do you need?
    I'll post the picture soon.
    But you are right, it hits, but it also hits looking straight up and straight down.
    But this is a steady grip, not a PTZ base.
    It will steady most hand movements even while running.
     
  6. Amith

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    So it works out of the box but uses up to much power so you have to do the battery mod? that's strange. I just want to be be stabilized and able to use the camera without carrying around the entire drone and st16 and don't need to pan down all the way so this should work. but i am confused on which one to get off ebay with people saying there are multiple versions will this one work?

    BRAND NEW YUNEEC CG02+ CG03 GB203 STEADYGRIP STEADY GRIP HAND HELD GIMBLE MOUNT
     
  7. Sparkorc

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    Short answer is no not all of steady grips are the same if it has a socket for the camera to plug into then it wont work.

    What to look for this is a photo mine and it has the socket for camera to plug into this wont work with the Typhoon H.
     

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  8. Haydn

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    That one WONT WORK!

    Here is the text from my YouTube video.
    MAKE SURE YOU FOLLOW THE TWO STEPS AS TO WHICH VERSION OF STEADY GRIP.

    Published on Jul 5, 2016
    So I purchased a cheap, in excellent condition, second hand Yuneec Steady Grip from eBay.
    I wanted to attach my Typhoon H CGO3+ Camera to it. I tried with 8 AA batteries and after 15 minutes they were flat, but it had at least worked. So I decided to do the LiPo upgrade with a couple of extras.
    First thing you need is the Steady Grip.
    1. It must have a slide on connector with three pins. (Not just the 3 pin plug)
    2. It needs to be the 8 AA battery version, not the 6 AA.
    I purchased this battery, it fits perfectly.
    Turnigy nano-tech 2500mAh 3S1P 5~10C Transmitter Lipo Pack (Futaba 6EX and 3PKS) (AU Warehouse)
    This is the LiPo battery voltage tester and low voltage alarm I used.
    Turnigy Lipo Battery Voltage Tester 2-8S and Low Voltage Buzzer Alarm
    I also used the XT60Plus plugs.
    New XT60plus with Insulating End Cap (5set/bag)
    But I have decided to swap these to the EC2 connectors as they are a little smaller and the same as inside the ST16 controller and I already have a charge lead with that type of connector on my LiPo charger.
    EC2 Female & Male (5pcs/bag)
    One of these 3S JST-XH balance extensions.
    JST-XH 3S Wire Extension 20cm (10pcs/bag)
    Lastly this great little double pole toggle switch, from Jaycar.
    DPDT Flattened Actuator Mini Toggle Switch | Jaycar Electronics

    I plan on adding this 2.5A USB adapter when it arrives.
    Turnigy USB Power Adapter

    If you have any further questions or comments please leave a message below and I will get back to you.
    Thanks for watching
     
  9. Amith

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    i did not see any on ebay with pins on the slide connector just ones with the connector without pins and some with a cover on the slide connector
     
  10. Haydn

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    check it out here.


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  11. DroneNVnyc

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    All you need is a YUNCGOST102 to use your CGO3+.
    YUNEEC 1PC OF CGO STEADYGRIP w/ LIPO CELLS YUNCGOST102 B&H Photo

    That package only comes with SteadyGrip and Battery. NO CHARGER. I called Yuneec and they recommended for me to obtaining a 12.6v 1A charger. As of Yesterday they could not sell me the OEM one as they did not have a part number on their system, but said will get back to me by tomorrow and I will be able to purchase one from them direct. As per their techs recommendation I bought 12.6v 1A charger. Unfortunately it somehow burned out or shorted the SteadyGrip and after informing Yuneec they gave me an RMA number and I sent the unit back for repair.

    I did get to use a bit with whatever power was left from the original factory charge before the battery died. It worked great when using it from a car shooting head on.

    I even designed and fabricated a 4th Axis damper for walking or running shots. I did not get to test it out since my stock Yuneec parts I used to build the damper only came in the mail today, so I will have to wait till I get my SteadyGrip back. I also retrofitted a camera suction cup kit for cars to use with the SteadyGrip. Man I hope Yuneec fixes my unit fast.
     
  12. Haydn

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    Yes that one will work.
    But a $50 eBay or Craigslist or Gumtree one is even better.
    As long as it has the slide on 3 pin connector and 8 AA or LiPo battery.