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Old Feb 03, 2013, 11:35 AM
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You did good on all the FPV equipment (except I don't think you needed the extra deans connector for the Fatshark battery, it comes with the battery) I need to get an OSD and an amplified mic.
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 11:41 AM
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You did good on all the FPV equipment (except I don't think you needed the extra deans connector for the Fatshark battery, it comes with the battery) I need to get an OSD and an amplified mic.
cool, thanks. I guess that's not bad. At least I didn't leave anything out. Well, the diopters as I need reading glasses. I got the though.

What are you using a mic for?
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 11:54 AM
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cool, thanks. I guess that's not bad. At least I didn't leave anything out. Well, the diopters as I need reading glasses. I got the though.

What are you using a mic for?
The Fatshark video transmitter also transmits audio and the Fatshark's have a headphone jack to hear the servo's and motors to detect problems (receiver glitching) and it's much more immersive into your aircraft.
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 01:24 PM
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interesting. I think this will keep me busy for now. It is all a bit overwhelming.
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 09:44 PM
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My attitude sd will be here tomoz... Did I just read correctly?... The tx doesn't have an onboard mic?... My $60 set from hobbywireless came with one.. seems cheeky
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 11:16 PM
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My attitude sd will be here tomoz... Did I just read correctly?... The tx doesn't have an onboard mic?... My $60 set from hobbywireless came with one.. seems cheeky
Yeah, no on board mic. Make sure if you are going to use audio to get the adjustable headphones.
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 11:41 PM
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Yeah, no on board mic. Make sure if you are going to use audio to get the adjustable headphones.
will any old adjustable headphones work? I just realized the camera i bought has a mic built into it.
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 11:51 PM
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Anyone know what the power consumption is on this Rx?
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Old Feb 03, 2013, 11:53 PM
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i ordered the headphones...just assumed my tx had mic..like my cheapo one ...ill have to just use the goggles with my old equipment till i can get a mic...anybody know of a guide on where to solder or plug the mic to..??ლ(ಠ_ಠლ)
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 12:44 AM
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So, I finally figured out how to mount everything on my quad. Should be able to test it after a while...

I'm using a 5.8 GHz module running straight off a 1S Lipo, and little KX-1 camera. The video looks great through the walls in my house but I'll have to do a few LOS flights first due to an injury to my eye, I can't wear the goggles...
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 04:16 AM
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hi guys,
I bought this camera from sc2000 and when I made the purchase, I asked the rep. what kind of connectors I would need if I wanted to buy extras. I was told that the camera takes a 3-pin 1.25mm connector. So I found a pack of 10 for a fraction of the price off ebay. I bought these and they are just a little (very little) bit too big. I tried to fit the ebay wire into the camera and it was just wouldn't go. Anyone know why there's a discrepancy and which wires I should have gone with?? The vendor is selling them for like 4 bucks.. which aint a lot... but these ones cost me 4 bucks for 10 WITH shipping off ebay.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 09:04 AM
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So, I finally figured out how to mount everything on my quad. Should be able to test it after a while...

I'm using a 5.8 GHz module running straight off a 1S Lipo, and little KX-1 camera. The video looks great through the walls in my house but I'll have to do a few LOS flights first due to an injury to my eye, I can't wear the goggles...
Turn that cloverleaf downward for better reception. Also, use 2 zip ties on each leg and attach a small wooden dowel for heightened landing gear

-Alex
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 11:22 AM
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Turn that cloverleaf downward for better reception. Also, use 2 zip ties on each leg and attach a small wooden dowel for heightened landing gear

-Alex
Ok thanks, I did wonder about that, even looked up the radiation patterns for it. I'm going to get some of the extension legs for it, so I can put the GoPro underneath.
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 12:30 PM
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Ok thanks, I did wonder about that, even looked up the radiation patterns for it. I'm going to get some of the extension legs for it, so I can put the GoPro underneath.
i made the same changes to mine and i doubled my range
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Old Feb 04, 2013, 01:15 PM
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Anyone know what the power consumption is on this Rx?
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