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Old Jul 05, 2011, 10:58 AM
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I was on the RV forum and was reading that some people were having to send their OSD's back because they where faulty. bad gyros and what not. I could be wrong though I didnt read too much into it.
debating on what osd route to go with. I ruled out eagletree(I think) Its either the RVOSDV5 or the EZosd with the ruby.
This is the first batch of a very complex hardware, we had few boards with hardware problems. But also notice that we are replacing them at no extra charge.
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 11:00 AM
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my Gen5 has just landed .

i'm doing all cables etc. One question: i have 12v cam & tx and a 4s motor setup.
Does the 12v rail on Gen5 is regulated or not? If i hook a 4s setup on the video connector, do i burn anything?
You have to provide a 3S battery on the auxiliary battery input, and remove the main battery disable jumper. Remove the heat shrink and unplug the boards to do this.
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 11:03 AM
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You have to provide a 3S battery on the auxiliary battery input, and remove the main battery disable jumper. Remove the heat shrink and unplug the boards to do this.
Thanks.
Can you confirm that 5v for servos and rx is provided by a 5v internal regulator inside RV? (eventually can be disabled to use an external battery pack hooked on rx or RV servo ports?)

To end a long story can you provide a power supply scheme of the RV? (including jumpers function)
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 11:23 AM
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No, the power to the servos and the receiver have to be provided by a separated BEC. RVOSD does not power them. All servo I/Os on the OSD have the Vcc and ground connected together.
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Old Jul 05, 2011, 05:31 PM
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Old Jul 06, 2011, 05:40 AM
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Mine finally arrived! i havent even opened the box.... im letting the anticipation build!!!!!!!!!! (or my finace to go so she doesnt see the prices) LOL!!!

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Old Jul 08, 2011, 12:53 AM
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I am having composite video pass through issues with the RVOSD.
The attached picture shows the video link bypassed. It works this way with a Vtx connection or a direct wire link. However passing it through the RVOSD there is no video. Simulation as if it was on a plane with ppm on the aux channel and using a ESC BEC did not make a difference either.
No smoke is let out of the gear.
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Old Jul 08, 2011, 02:49 AM
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Mine finally arrived! i havent even opened the box.... im letting the anticipation build!!!!!!!!!! (or my finace to go so she doesnt see the prices) LOL!!!

Willie
All my FPV gear has two prices - the real one, and the one I tell my wife
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Old Jul 08, 2011, 03:23 AM
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All my FPV gear has two prices - the real one, and the one I tell my wife
yea as long as when somethng happens to me she doesnt sell everyhing for wat i told her it costs!
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Old Jul 08, 2011, 03:47 AM
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I am having composite video pass through issues with the RVOSD.
The attached picture shows the video link bypassed. It works this way with a Vtx connection or a direct wire link. However passing it through the RVOSD there is no video. Simulation as if it was on a plane with ppm on the aux channel and using a ESC BEC did not make a difference either.
No smoke is let out of the gear.
I have a similar issue (same setup, 900mhz): if i pass thru a calble (no tx-rx) everything works, but if i take video signal thru video tx-rx, i don't see any video. I can check tx is working because i have a mic hooked to tx and i can ear from it from the monitor. I changed cables and everything, next step i will try with a mate's gear,... or burn everything
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Old Jul 08, 2011, 06:44 AM
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I am having composite video pass through issues with the RVOSD.
The attached picture shows the video link bypassed. It works this way with a Vtx connection or a direct wire link. However passing it through the RVOSD there is no video. Simulation as if it was on a plane with ppm on the aux channel and using a ESC BEC did not make a difference either.
No smoke is let out of the gear.
It looks as if you have the video in video out reversed.
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Old Jul 08, 2011, 07:35 AM
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I am having composite video pass through issues with the RVOSD.
The attached picture shows the video link bypassed. It works this way with a Vtx connection or a direct wire link. However passing it through the RVOSD there is no video. Simulation as if it was on a plane with ppm on the aux channel and using a ESC BEC did not make a difference either.
No smoke is let out of the gear.
Blurry picture. But seems you have video tx connected to video camera without connecting to OSD

Video in on RVOSD goes to camera.
Video out on RVOSD goes to video tx.

Edit: realized this was a picture of the OSD bypassed.

Please post a picture connected through RVOSD.
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Old Jul 08, 2011, 10:01 PM
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Blurry picture. But seems you have video tx connected to video camera without connecting to OSD

Video in on RVOSD goes to camera.
Video out on RVOSD goes to video tx.

Edit: realized this was a picture of the OSD bypassed.

Please post a picture connected through RVOSD.
I sent the unit in for evaluation. The Video in is on the outside pins and out is the next one. Unless defining like some old stereo sound systems do where out goes to out and in means into the others in.
I have had a microwave rcvr chip zapped by a Post Office Xray scanner in the past. Such is a possibility.

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...9020452AADyo0b
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Old Jul 08, 2011, 10:15 PM
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Still waiting for flight reports.

C'mon guys. How is this thing performing as a stabilizer??
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Old Jul 09, 2011, 03:53 AM
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It's great, and that's even with vibrations in all axis maxed out...I'm woking on that though.
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