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Old Sep 20, 2010, 02:17 PM
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Car "Black Box" camera for FPV...... HD + live out... GoPro alternative?


We were hijacking the other thread....

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...146016&page=61

...... so started this thread to discuss this camera....

http://cgi.ebay.ca/HD720p-Vehicle-Ca...efaultDomain_0

ommadawn seems to be the first to have one of these camera's in his hands, and he has done some test flights....

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=892

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...&postcount=894
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Old Sep 20, 2010, 02:30 PM
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How much much does it weigh?

thanks,
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Old Sep 20, 2010, 02:37 PM
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How much much does it weigh?

thanks,
Brendin
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Old Sep 20, 2010, 03:18 PM
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Wow, that looks great.

Okay, it does not like vibrations, but thats for most of the CMOS Cams.

PS.: the landings are really scary.
Old Sep 20, 2010, 03:26 PM
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Mine should be in the mail, the first person to ask me whether it is noisy gets a lifetime ban though

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Old Sep 20, 2010, 03:51 PM
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Seems nice ! Need to see more, on the 2 vids the sky is very bright, almost white.
Need to see it with different light conditions.
Old Sep 20, 2010, 04:02 PM
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Is it???? Just kidding


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Mine should be in the mail, the first person to ask me whether it is noisy gets a lifetime ban though

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Old Sep 20, 2010, 04:26 PM
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so this cam can record on hd to the sd card and simulteniously can output vid. connected to our vtx..
Old Sep 20, 2010, 04:41 PM
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so this cam can record on hd to the sd card and simulteniously can output vid. connected to our vtx..
That is correct.
Old Sep 20, 2010, 05:00 PM
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cool..
does the cam. while outputting a vid. through the vtx, have any symbols.... something that gets in the way of our OSD..
Old Sep 20, 2010, 05:05 PM
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cool..
does the cam. while outputting a vid. through the vtx, have any symbols.... something that gets in the way of our OSD..
If you look at ommadawn's vids (linked in the first post) you can see it has a time/date stamp in the lower right corner.

The vids seem to be the onboard recording, not the live out.

My cam has not get here yet, so I don't know if you can "turn off" all the icons/symbols.
Old Sep 20, 2010, 05:30 PM
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Looks like something I could use. Need to make a Awacs pod to put it in.
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Old Sep 20, 2010, 05:31 PM
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ok i see..
maybe ommadawn can verify this..

thanks eh..
Old Sep 20, 2010, 06:01 PM
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I dont think the date/time can be deselected. Theres not a lot you can do with the settings. However the characters are is quite unobtrusive.
The day I flew was cool and overcast, so not sure about how it handles bright sunlight/ground transitions.
Old Sep 20, 2010, 06:39 PM
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cool..
does the cam. while outputting a vid. through the vtx, have any symbols.... something that gets in the way of our OSD..

This is possible, There is a square in the top left of the screen that tells you that is is recording. however that said I don't think that this will cause a problem with looking at the osd.

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