|Feb 10, 2013, 05:52 PM|
rc Heli questions
ok so i have a e razor 450 brushless 2.4ghz all metal rc heli and i want to mount a fpv (first person view)system on it now iv heard of Fat Sharks system and i like them but there a little pricey when all i want to do is fly around my corn fields and look for deer or trespassers or just see what its like to fly by cam im a very good flyer so that out of the question but what im wondering is can i use a mini wireless home cam the ones you can power the cam from a battery can i hook the receiver to a set of video glasses but the prob i see is the receiver for those cams use a dc power plug can that be converted to a battery system if so what would be the best setup for this project and where online might i find them with out exceeding the price of a fat shark system witch is around $300 with cam i have seen the wireless mini cams go for like $30-50 on ebay with a range of about 300 feet i would like a little more distance with the cam but if not ill settle with 300 feet for now
|Feb 10, 2013, 07:40 PM|
Philippines, Calabarzon, San Pedro
Joined Jul 2012
First. Please use periods. Not all of us are native english speakers so it's harder for us to put written words into context without the grammar.
The cameras really are cheap, that's about the same price as a typical FPV camera. 80% of the cost is in the video ground station. You can extend the range by changing the antenna, but really, the price of an LCD screen you can use in daylight is pretty high. When i looked up the cost of getting one, including the price of the receiver, antennas and stand to hold them in, i decided to just skip them and go with fatsharks for my starting FPV gear.
I would not recommend a helicopter for FPV. Between airplanes, helis and quads, they're the least stable. I would suggest going to the FPV forum and asking more questions there. http://www.rcgroups.com/video-piloting-fpv-rpv-469/
The rest of the question, i really can't understand
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