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I just removed my cgo3 for the first time and mounted to steady grip. I noticed that the gimbal does not "lock" into place. It will slide off without depressing the release button. I moved it back to my new q5004k and noticed it doesn't lock into that bracket either. It easily slides forward without pressing release. Am I missing something? I have only flown it 3 times and have had perfect gentle landings.
 
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It doesn't really lock, you have to push back far enough so the tab pops up and the gimbal can't slide forward.
Works same way on the steady grip too.
 
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I push but the tab doesn't stop it from sliding forward on the steady grip or the Q500. Does the mating surface on the gimbal have a flat surface or an indent that the tab grabs on to. Maybe my gimbal is slightly oversize? I'd hate to have to send my camera back to Yuneec for this.
 
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It's a flat surface and the gimbal camera slide back and it pops up, when I say pops up it's really just a little bit of upward movement you can't detect. I know at first I had a few problems understanding how it worked. I'll post some photos tomorrow.
 
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It's a flat surface and the gimbal camera slide back and it pops up, when I say pops up it's really just a little bit of upward movement you can't detect. I know at first I had a few problems understanding how it worked. I'll post some photos tomorrow.
Thank you, that would be helpful.
 
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Here are a couple photos with red arrows pointing to the area that you slide the camera over.
This is Steady Grip, same as Q500
 

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OK, I can get it to lock into steady grip. It will not lock into q500. It slides off without me pressing the release. I dont want it to vibrate loose while in flight. I think the tab on the q500 is defective. I will call Yuneec tommorow and see if they can send me a new bracket without sending them the whole quad.
 
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Will the tab move up and down some, if it does just give the camera a good push. Kind of finesse it in like a dead blow with a hammer lightly
 
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Will the tab move up and down some, if it does just give the camera a good push. Kind of finesse it in like a dead blow with a hammer lightly
I tryed prying the tab up slightly with my finger nail but it is too stiff. The gimbal still slides forward. The tab does not stick up at all. Using a flat screw driver to pry it up some might be the fix or I may be breaking my brand new quad.
 
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I tryed prying the tab up slightly with my finger nail but it is too stiff. The gimbal still slides forward. The tab does not stick up at all. Using a flat screw driver to pry it up some might be the fix or I may be breaking my brand new quad.
I called Yuneec service. They asked me to try prying the tab up with a screwdriver while on the phone with them. I Pried and the tab broke right off! The plastic is very brittle. In retrospect, applying some heat before prying would have been a good idea. Anyways, they are sending me a new slider bracket. It looks like it should switch out with just 3 torx screws. Hopefully I get it quickly and it is as easy to switch out as it looks.
 
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For it not to easily lock onto two different things makes me lean toward a possible problem with the mount on the camera versus a problem with the mount on two different items.....
Just a thought. Keep us updated.
 

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