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Old Sep 18, 2014, 03:35 PM
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New to FPV, need advice!

I'm planning on ordering the DJI Phantom 2 with H3-3D Gimbal, H3+ GoPro.

I contacted the folks at DJI and they recommended picking up the DJI Lightbridge and hooking it up to the GoPro. I really don't need a mile's range nor a flawless 1080 HD picture. At least, not bad enough that I'm willing to spend $1200 on it.

So my question is, what can I pick up as a cheaper but still good alternative to the Lightbridge? Also, can someone recommend a nice pair of FPV Goggles with headtracking to hook it all together? (Assuming i've got all the equipment right)

Also let me know if there's anything else I'm missing!
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Old Sep 18, 2014, 10:42 PM
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I've always used Fathshark and ImmersionRC gear. Since the Phantom 2 operates on 2.4 ghz, and all the Fatshark and ImmersionRC gear operates on 5.8 ghz you should be good. Fatshark goggles come with a transmitter inside the headset but no matter what you will want to upgrade to the ImmersionRC Omni antennas with SMA connector ($40), and I would recommend the patch antenna as well, also with SMA connector ($70). As far as the receiver I would use the ImmersionRC 600mw ($70). The last thing you will need is obviously goggles, high quality goggles are the Fatshark Dominators ($375) or Dominator HDs for ($550) and they both work with the Trinity Head Tracker ($120). That is all you really need but you can also purchase the EZOSD by ImmersionRC ($170), which provides all the vital info you need live in your video goggles. And I almost forgot a $10 GoPro to ImmersionRC cable from RMRC. Mostly everything you need will be available at getfpv.com.

I hope that helps and make sense, there are tons of videos you can find for setting this all up.

Let me know if you need anything else.
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