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Old Jul 28, 2016, 07:08 PM
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Newbie Getting in to FPV need help

Hey guys first off I am a newbie I'm looking for a Fpv system that don't break the bank they are so many out there I don't know which ones to buy any help would greatly appreciated. Here's just a few I'll am looking at Thanks

CAM

http://www.banggood.com/Eachine-EF-0...p-1064301.html

Goggles

http://www.banggood.com/Eachine-EV80...p-1053357.html

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ehouse%5F.html
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Old Jul 29, 2016, 01:20 PM
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The problem with the goggles you listed is that they have an integrated receiver. These budget receivers do a fine job at close range but you may later find yourself wanting to push the limits a bit and will want better gear later.

Better to get just goggles like Headplay or Quanum v2 goggles and add a higher quality receiver.

That camera is a cam used on nano FPV setups. Mostly for flying around the house and your yard. That camera will fail you on a normal setup after flying a mile or so.
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Old Jul 29, 2016, 04:28 PM
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Thanks for the reply OK let say i have $150.00 to spend what would you Recommend for a first timer if i need to spend a little more then i will
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Old Jul 29, 2016, 04:47 PM
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Thanks for the reply OK let say i have $150.00 to spend what would you Recommend for a first timer if i need to spend a little more then i will
This has everything you need, other than the camera and antennas, I have the goggles, receiver and antenna.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...mera_PNF_.html
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This has everything you need, other than the camera and antennas, I have the goggles, receiver and antenna.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...mera_PNF_.html
I would not recommend Quanum V1 due to the poor screen resolution. Personally I have had great success with Quanum V2 sold currently for $27 but on backorder. The "Quanum Pro" currently selling at $37 looks good but I have not had any experience with it.

I would toss one of those more expensive Immersion rc receivers on there if you want 5.8; I have had great success with the ReadyMadeRc 1.3ghz receiver if you want 1.3.

"pico cam" is surprisingly good and really easy to use because you can tack a small piece of Velcro to the bottom and that's all that is needed to hold the 5 gram camera to the plane. The image is ashen and not very vibrant.

Although it isn't a very popular camera I really like the picture quality of the Foxeer XAT1200m I like it better than the much more popular HS1177.

Also consider using a HD recording camera like Runcam 2, Foxeer Legend 2, or Firefly Q6 as your flight camera with a few caveats.
1) Caveat #1 it's expensive and will blow to bits if you crash (unlike pico cam)
2) Caveat #2 it's heavy (45 grams compared to 12 grams on the Foxeer and 5 grams pico)
3) Caveat #3 it tries to yield a "pretty" picture instead of a functional picture. Your sunset flight will focus on bringing out those vibrant colors losing visibility of the ground (with foxeer and pico the ground goes ashen color and you get a grainy but still usable image)
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Here's what XAT 1200m looks like:
I attempt mountain surfing with FPV mini-Talon (3 min 9 sec)
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Old Jul 29, 2016, 06:21 PM
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OK all the numbers change on the screen is that the altitude and How far you or out I really like that set up
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3.3 on the top of the screen is miles from where I initially launched

80 on the left of the screen is 80mph

the 3700 on the right of the screen is feet above where I initially launched.
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