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Old May 26, 2012, 07:06 PM
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What is the best OSD with stabilization?

I am looking at purchasing a good quality OSD with stabilization and am considering:
Feiyu FY31AP 8 waypoint aircraft autopilot & Hornet OSD
Eagle Tree OSD Pro Pkg with 100A eLogger V4/Integrated Connectors and GPS V4 with Guardian Stabilization
Range Video OSD RVOSD5

I am looking for good reliability, support (USA), upgradability, expansion capability, and a good feature set. I am open to other products if anyone has other options as well.

Thank you.
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Old May 28, 2012, 04:34 AM
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Just get the RVOSD5 and enjoy your fpv experience!
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Old May 28, 2012, 05:14 AM
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I've only tested the latter two and IMO I like the RVOSD5 better then ET OSD Pro + Guardian. This might be because of me never getting the Guardian to function properly but that might also be something that is better with RVOSD5, it's a pre-packaged solution that doesn't require much tuning to perform good.

I also like the way the flight information is presented on the RVOSD better the ET and the fact that I don't need LC-filters etc which I needed when using the ET OSD Pro. However I do also like that the ET is so configurable and modular, both pros and cons I guess. As a sidenote I still use ET standard OSD which I think is great for multicopters, power system info and altitude etc.
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Old May 28, 2012, 05:41 AM
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RVOSD G5 ! Had a problem with my groundstation yesterday, ran out of battery, so no video @ 10Km distance. I switched Return home mode, waited some long minutes, and guess who shows up.. my skywalker!

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Old May 28, 2012, 05:46 PM
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Thanks for the feedback - the RVOSD5 does look very good. How is the support from RV?
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