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How Can I Fix My Zenmuse Gimbal Tilt Problem?

BY Alan Perlman
11 February 2015

If you have a question about drones, we’re here to help. In our Drone FAQ series, we answer community issues re: building, flying, and maintaining drones. Email us at with your questions.

How can I fix my Zenmuse tilt problem?

We’ve seen this one come up a few times.

Let’s say you’re running a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+, with a Zenmuse H3-3D gimbal and an FPV system. First of all, congratulations. That’s an awesome set up.

zenmuse gimbal tilt stuck

What happens if your gimbal is tilting all the way up, or down, and you can’t seem to fix it?

Have you tried recalibrating? Download the DJI Phantom RC Assistant software and calibrate X1 there. Set your tilt lever to the middle position and move it in both extremes. Then, calibrate again via the DJI Phantom 2 Assistant software.

Still not working? Check out the DJI wiki page, or this forum thread on

Has this happened to you? What did you do to fix your gimbal tilt lever issue?

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