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SJ GIMBAL CALIBRATION PROCEDURE

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    1. Keep the SJ Gimbal upright and steady during the whole procedure.

    2. Press Mode and Shutter button at the same time for over 2 seconds

    3. Status lights will alternately blink, which means calibration is in process.

    4. Indicator stays Green when calibration is done.


NOTE: Do not connect or disconnect a USB cable when the calibration procedure has already started.


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SJ GIMBAL CAMERA CONTROL
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Camera control is optimized for the latest SJ7 Star and SJ6 Series Firmware.
You must update your camera's firmware to utilize this feature on the SJ Gimbal

SJCAM Firmware that supports Camera Control on Gimbal: (Click to go to instruction and download page) 

SJ7 Star Firmware version 1.20  

SJ6 Legend firmware version 1.4.9

SJ6 Legend Air firmware version 1.2.5


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SJ GIMBAL CHARGING

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1. Test if SJ Gimbal has a charge by pressing and holding the Power Button, the device will default into Pan follow and the green indicator will blink.


    2. A Red indicator light will blink quickly to warn of Low Battery

    

    3. Use a 2A 5volts charger and plug the USB cable to the charging port of the SJ Gimbal.

            NOTE: Do not force a USB cable into the charging port. Check the orientation if it doesn't seem to fit.


    4. If the gimbal fails to power on, indicated by a Red light, and the device doesn't seem to take a charge, drain the battery by leaving the camera in this state for at least 24 hours depending whether the red light is still active. 


    5. Charge it back up after this, just make sure to use a 2A 5-volts USB powersource or powerbank. Do not use a computer's USB port as it does not meet the minimum requirements to charge your SJ Gimbal. 



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UPDATING THE FIRMWARE VERSION OF YOUR SJ GIMBAL

(Download the tools and files from HERE)

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    1. Unzip compressed file to get updating application.



    2. Turn off Gimbal and connect it with PC via USB cable, driver software will be searched and installed automatically for the first time of connection, please wait patiently for about 1 minute.

    

    3. Choose Serial Port


After installing the driver successfully, please choose serial port like COM3.




   4. Click "Connect" and icon will turn to green if connection works.




    5. Press Power button once to enter updating mode. Green indicator twinkles for 3 times and then stays lighting, which means updating mode is activated successfully. If not, please unplug Gimbal and try again.




    6. Choose firmware file: Click Open File and find the firmware bin file.




    7. Click Upload to start updating process. Please do not move  the Gimbal to avoid USB connection failure, the whole updating process takes about 1 minute.





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(Download the tools and files from HERE)



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