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Quanum Cyclops FPV Goggles - First Look

Quanum has just released a new entry level pair of video goggles that make FPV easy and affordable...

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New Entry Level Video Goggles

Quanum has just released a new entry level pair of video goggles that make FPV easy and affordable. Their popular DIY goggles have been the go to set for those on a budget, but you do need to build the goggles and add on your receiver. The wiring hangs out and looks like a do-it-yourself unit, but that is not the case with the Cyclops.

The Cyclops comes ready to go out of the box, you'll just need to add your own battery to power them. The goggles are $58 and feature a hard shell plastic case, a built in 5" TFT 800x480 monitor, a 40 channel 5.8Ghz receiver with auto scan, menu buttons, a three-way adjustable head strap, comfort foam and an adjustable focal length 3X magnification lens. That's a lot of bang for your buck! I really like the easy access autoscan button for quickly finding the channel you are on or scanning through to watch others flying. The box it arrives in doubles as a nifty carry case with a handle, bonus! They feel good on your face with the pre-installed foam padding, but it weighs on your nose a bit since it's relatively long and slightly heavier with the hard plastic shell, but after some FPV sessions with it, they feel and work great.

The Cyclops doesn't have the best display, the most features, or the hottest look, but they weren't designed for that. The Cyclops is designed to get people started in FPV for a low entry cost. They are also perfect to have as a backup set or as an extra pair to share with your buddies or spectators. Check out the new Quanum Cyclops FPV Goggles at HobbyKing.

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Old Jun 01, 2016, 11:02 AM
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There's literally 4 threads on this cheap HMD already, why add a new one?
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This is the official RCGroups news story that gets showcased on the channel page, home page and linked in the RCGroups email. That's why.
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Oooooops...lol
I also forgot your a mod:-/
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$58 w/ a case? Wow... now I have a little buyers remorse for the Eachine EV800's I'm waiting on.
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Is there a way to use external VidRX? (ie...1.3)
Disable included 5.8ghzVideoRX.
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I have to applaud HK for this whole range of low cost integrated goggles. Well done, this one looks great
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Is there a way to use external VidRX? (ie...1.3)
Disable included 5.8ghzVideoRX.
It's 5.8ghz only. There is no AV in on these.
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Are you paid to advertise it like this? Or you just have fun making topics like this
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Part of my job here at RCGroups is to create news stories daily. You can check them all out on the channel pages at the top of the site.
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Part of my job here at RCGroups is to create news stories daily. You can check them all out on the channel pages at the top of the site.
But do the companies pay RCgroups for their product to be posted here? It really seems like so because you have a history of reviewing mediocre products and never being negative
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Seems like an excellent option for beginners or that second set for spectators. Can't beat that price.
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I'm not sure they are mediocre. I have the 2 sets of the Quanum V2's and I think they have a good clarity, especially for the price. For being 1/10th of the cost of Fatsharks I think this is a good entry level option. The goggle investment can be prohibitively expensive for those looking to try FPV. This lets them get their foot in the door and can even be a stepping stone to pursuing higher end models.

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Goggles are the one thing you shouldn't cheap out on. You can use a fat shark dominator for 3 years. You will never use this for more than a few months, and the subpar experience you get from it may actually discourage you from getting into the hobby more
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Making these should be easy as 1...2....and 3.....
All you really need is a proven monitor for FPV, a very sensitve VideoRX,
and a High Quality Fresnel LENS.


Heres mine from 3 years ago....still works and comfy
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