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How to Fix Jello Video Effect on a Parrot Bebop 2

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Introduction

In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to deal with the 'jello' video effect if you experience it on video footage captured with your Parrot drone.

1 Jello Effect

You may experience a 'jello' type of effect on videos recorded with your drone. This undesirable effect is captured during recording and is typically caused by vibration in the body of your drone. Carefully inspect the drone to find what may be causing the issue.

2 Inspect Drone

  1. Inspect the propellers to see if they're bent or damaged.
    Damaged drone propeller.
  2. Listen to the motors without the propellers on for any irregular noises.
    Drone motor with propeller removed.
  3. Inspect the chassis for cracks or other damage.
    Bottom of Parrot Bebop 2 drone.
  4. If none of the parts you inspected show any signs of damage, it may be possible damage to have been caused inside the drone.
  5. If you find any part to be damaged in any way, you can repair or replace the damaged part yourself, or you can to contact the manufacturer for help.

To avoid damaging your drone:

  • Practice flying to get used to the controls.
  • Survey the area and plan your flight ahead.
  • Keep your drone in sight and don't get distracted.
  • Keep away from tree branches, power lines, birds, anything or anyone that could collide with your drone.
  • Don't fly your drone in high winds or other dangerous weather conditions.

If you are comfortable with performing repairs to your Parrot Bebop 2 drone on your own, you can always check out the repair tutorial videos on the manufacturer's website:

https://www.parrot.com/global/support/products/parrot-bebop-2/bebop-2-video-tutorials

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In This Guide
You'll Learn:
  • How to deal with the 'jello' video effect if you experience it on video footage captured with your Parrot drone.

You may experience a 'jello' type of effect on videos recorded with your drone. This undesirable effect is captured during recording and is typically caused by vibration in the body of your drone. Carefully inspect the drone to find what may be causing the issue.

  1. Inspect the propellers to see if they're bent or damaged.
    Damaged drone propeller.
  2. Listen to the motors without the propellers on for any irregular noises.
    Drone motor with propeller removed.
  3. Inspect the chassis for cracks or other damage.
    Bottom of Parrot Bebop 2 drone.
  4. If none of the parts you inspected show any signs of damage, it may be possible damage to have been caused inside the drone.
  5. If you find any part to be damaged in any way, you can repair or replace the damaged part yourself, or you can to contact the manufacturer for help.

To avoid damaging your drone:

  • Practice flying to get used to the controls.
  • Survey the area and plan your flight ahead.
  • Keep your drone in sight and don't get distracted.
  • Keep away from tree branches, power lines, birds, anything or anyone that could collide with your drone.
  • Don't fly your drone in high winds or other dangerous weather conditions.

If you are comfortable with performing repairs to your Parrot Bebop 2 drone on your own, you can always check out the repair tutorial videos on the manufacturer's website:

https://www.parrot.com/global/support/products/parrot-bebop-2/bebop-2-video-tutorials