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Old Feb 23, 2011, 05:22 AM
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I use this one and it's great.
http://www.securitycamera2000.com/pr...y-0.01Lux.html

I have that one and it is great but have you noticed the colours are a bit dull. Like the greens out in a paddock?
Maybe now you mention it. They wash out a bit when you fly into the sun or is it away from the sun? but I'm still really happy with it.

Mine will cope with flying into full sun without a problem and goes ok in lower light too.
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 05:40 AM
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Had the best FPV session yet today!! Finally got the mini swift working good and its the most fun Ive had with my pants on.....

Here is an uncut vid.... Ive got a couple more and will edit them together soon..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvsJcgWELvk
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 05:42 AM
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"jhsg" do not know if that was a help?

Thanks firepower.... very helpful.. I ended up getting a sony super CCD from mongrel today and it goes very well..

Cheers,

John
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 05:44 AM
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John,

Was that recorded "onbaord" or are we looking at the ground station feed??
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 05:56 AM
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John,

Was that recorded "onbaord" or are we looking at the ground station feed??
It was recorded using a hobbycity key chain camera. Dodgy but still better than nothing.

Wait until you see the one I'm uploading now. Finally growing some gonads and doing some exciting flying!
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 06:00 AM
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Cool!
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 06:16 AM
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Your camera shows "Super HAD CCD camera". It appears this is what is required when the sun is involved and should be great."


Hmmm.... I don't remember posting that!!!
Unless I was looking at the wrong camera on the page you mentioned a link to:
http://www.mongrelgear.com.au/the-mo...category_id=10

It says:
Product Description
420 line PAL 1/3" Sony Super HAD CCD camera. Fantastic performance in a small package.

Anyway he go a camera from you so all is good.
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 06:18 AM
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Ahhhh... I see! hehehe I thought I was going mad. LOL!! I am mad!! BAahahahaahaah
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 06:40 AM
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FWIW I have lots of success with the SN555 camera. I have had about 5 of them so far.
Not the cheapest but good all round performer. Last one I picked up S/H for $50, inc P+T.
Currently prepping a DX201 for use. I dont like bare board cams, so I'm making up a balsa case. The supplied case is crazy heavy. It takes the 35g camera up to 90g!
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 02:26 PM
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Had the best FPV session yet today!! Finally got the mini swift working good and its the most fun Ive had with my pants on.....
Wow, some pretty tight flying around a lot of stuff to hit. Nice work.
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 02:26 PM
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here is the second flight with the mini swift... get a little more adventurous in this one.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wn26GFyoD0g
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 02:34 PM
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watch at the 5 min and 5:30 mark for some tree flying!!
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 03:42 PM
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Man I thought you were going to land in the back of the wagon for a second there!! LOL!!
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 04:35 PM
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Great flying! Nice work..
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Old Feb 23, 2011, 05:54 PM
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Wow, you got sooo close to your boot...
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