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Camera shows video on screen, but no camera control.

Discussion in 'Typhoon H Help' started by SevenTypesOfDumb, Sep 18, 2016.

  1. SevenTypesOfDumb

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    I have searched these threads and can't find anyone with this problem, so maybe it's just me.

    I went to use the H last night record my daughter's high school marching band and I could get the video image on the controller, but there was absolutely NO control for the gimbal panning or the up/down control. It would beep when I tried to use those functions. The light on the camera was a solid green. I could take pictures and start the video, just ZERO control. I am completely stumped.
    I spoke to a tech at Yuneec last week regarding it and he said that the same connectivity that shows the video is also what allows for camera control.

    I am wondering if the camera/gimbal might be bad. Note - I am on the newest firmware.

    Side Note - at one point during my numerous attempts at restarts and reconnects, the screen said "Camera failed to initialize" or "failed to connect" I'm not sure of the exact verbiage. I was too ticked off at that point and I was just ready to be done with the H.

    Any thoughts?
     
  2. KBflyer

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    Have you tried a rebind of the camera? Might help.
     
  3. SevenTypesOfDumb

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    Great question. Yes, three separate times. Same issue.
     
  4. KBflyer

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    OK so the pins on the gimbal mount are they in good condition and I know its hard to tell but are they lining up to their mates?
     
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  6. SevenTypesOfDumb

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    Thanks for the quick help. I will check on the pins.
     
  7. abinder

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    My ST16 controller display almost always says something about failing to connect or initialize the camera even though I am getting video from the camera. But, that message usually goes away within a minute or two.

    When you state you have zero control, do you mean both pan and tilt ?


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  8. abinder

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    Also, are you turning on the ST16 controller before the aircraft?

    I always wait for the display of the ST16 to fully come up (the normal display when everything is operating) until I turn on the Typhoon H. That way, I know the ST16 has fully initializes before I turn in the aircraft.

    (Sometimes I wonder if the problems people experience are from things not initializing fully in the correct order.)


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  9. SevenTypesOfDumb

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    Correct, no control for both pan and tilt.
     
  10. SevenTypesOfDumb

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    I do turn on the controller first and wait. I might not be waiting long enough for complete initialization to occur. I'll check today. thx for the response.
     
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  11. Rayray

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    So it had been working right before, but not working now.
    Are the 2 left switches in the middle position? I suppose you tried re-calibration?
     
  12. SevenTypesOfDumb

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    Yes to both. Still nothing.
     
  13. SevenTypesOfDumb

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    Tried everything that tech support threw at me today and they are stumped. Sending the entire gimbal/camera assembly back for their tech support to look at.
     
  14. madatme

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    my h was perfect until the oct update came out and that is what happened to mine, no camera control only image, back to the shop for repair
     
  15. PatR

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    Check the binding page on the ST-16. The system may not be seeing the autopilot, which is reflected in the left side column. If the H is not listed it needs to be refreshed and rebound.


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  16. Olivierm

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    I have the same problem everything is working except pan and tilt for the CGO3+ camera, did you finally solve the problem ?
     
  17. PatR

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    First thing I would try would be to go to settings and refresh the systems and perform another bind. If the system fails to see/list the camera the problem starts there.