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Old Jun 08, 2011, 02:11 AM
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Official Hobbyking 720p HD Camera Thread

Put all info , thoughts and videos of this new camera from Hobbyking, it is a sub $40 camera and records in 720HD

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=17200

Manual here: http://www.foxtechfpv.com/product/rd...al-EN-v1.0.pdf

More info here: http://dvr.china-direct-buy.com/v/4/...HD_MINIDV.html



Sample Videos:

test (0 min 30 sec)


Tangent01.wmv (3 min 29 sec)
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 02:41 AM
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Expect new videos sometime soon. I intend on attaching it to my HK combat & slope wing. Conditions aren't Ideal but the wing can handle some knocks so will be making a video as soon as I can.

Mine seems nice and sharp and quality is as good as you can expect for $40. Motion detect works nice!!!! Left it running in my office and had multiple clips when I came back from lunch. It appears that the camera runs and constantly records footage buffered to internal memory. When it detects motion it records what is buffered to memory card.
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 03:03 AM
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You might to read the following topic:

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ight=hd+camera

Cheers,

Sander.
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 04:05 AM
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Sander, go to page 5 and read his reason to start this thread, he thinks I am biased and this camera is good enough for the price.
What I am puzzled, what make this thread so "official"...
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 12:07 PM
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It's not an FPV camera... doesn't have "live" out....Why is it here?

Would be more suited to the Aerial Photography forum.
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 08:45 PM
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Does have live out. Sends a live out signal when in the motion detect mode.
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Old Jun 08, 2011, 10:00 PM
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very interesting. thanks for sharing
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 05:21 AM
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RENATOA, Im not saying ur bias..im simply making a thread about the camera without some stupid childish title like yours...if you dont like it then dont post here and go away...suits me fine.

Now lets carry on with this thread for those that want to discuss this camera.

Mine turned up but i have not had time to test it yet
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Old Jun 09, 2011, 07:08 PM
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I have one on the way, I only hope that the datestamp can be turned off??
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Old Jun 10, 2011, 01:22 AM
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Yes, possible, when connected to TV and navigating in menus.

@jaskel, inbox empty, please.
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Old Jun 10, 2011, 04:58 AM
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I wonder if that lens would fit on a #11 keychain camera. I bet the image quality of the keychain camera would improve a lot by having a better lens.

I love the wider angle of view and the video out is a huge plus, but the low framerate is disappointing.
It would make a great camera for my mini FPV plane, any idea of the weight minus the battery?

I may buy one later on (after replenishing the hobby fund after buying a GoPro and stuff to build a tricopter...)
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Old Jun 10, 2011, 06:29 AM
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Old Jun 10, 2011, 07:03 AM
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Hello,
The concept is interesting but videos look laggy. For a HD camera it's not a good point.
I have a #11 keychain camera, the videos have a better quality for the same price.
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Old Jun 10, 2011, 07:04 AM
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I wonder if that lens would fit on a #11 keychain camera. I bet the image quality of the keychain camera would improve a lot by having a better lens.

I love the wider angle of view and the video out is a huge plus, but the low framerate is disappointing.
It would make a great camera for my mini FPV plane, any idea of the weight minus the battery?

I may buy one later on (after replenishing the hobby fund after buying a GoPro and stuff to build a tricopter...)
no wont make any difference....the keychain is a poor quality cmos sensor and putting this lens wont make a difference...and why would u want to?? this will have better video quality than keychain
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