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Mar 03, 2012, 02:52 AM
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How to connect the Sony Nex5n to a Immersion transmitter

As the the headline says, I want to connect my Sony Nex5n to my Immersion transmitter so I can send the videosignal to the fatshark googles. How do I do that?
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Mar 03, 2012, 03:07 AM
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you use a HDMI to Composite converter.

this one is about $99 off ebay and then you strip it, solder some wires to it....

or use a FPV CCD camera mounted on the camera to frame with

lots of threads here and at APLanding about it....
Mar 03, 2012, 03:53 AM
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Thank you so very much.
Is there also some cheaper sollutions than that?
Mar 03, 2012, 04:16 AM
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$99 on eBay the same device.

Or a cheap CCD camera.
May 09, 2012, 04:21 PM
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Exactly the same product, Ģ35 delivered:

I've just received mine and it works perfectly. I'm now in the process of stripping it down

May 09, 2012, 04:44 PM
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i have the same one.... even stripped down it is a beast!

also i have found that a thin flexible cable is a must

like this
May 10, 2012, 02:35 AM
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Wow that is a thin cable!

I bought two of these and stripped one down last night to see how light I could make it.

Unfortunately when I was designing my camera mount I hadn't considered how large the mini HDMI connector would be (at that point I was still planning on using a separate FPV camera), so I was also trying to see how tightly I could bend the cable as it comes out of the mini HDMI connector. Despite my best efforts I couldn't get the radius small enough so I've had to re-think my camera tray design ...

By stripping the insulation off the cable and the thick plastic housing off the plugs, I still managed to halve the cable's weight from 18g to 9g which isn't too bad. The wires are all potted in some kind of silicon so it's still waterproof / dustproof with the plastic plug housings removed ...

I want to know where DJI got their right-angle mini HDMI ribbon cable from ... look around 2m40s:

DJI Spreading Wings S800 English closeup demo/interview (GPS stabilization) (6 min 42 sec)

That might even work with my current camera tray, but after searching for many hours the best I could find was the CineGearPro cable I linked to above ... oh well, c'est la via


Last edited by Hogster; May 10, 2012 at 02:46 AM.
May 12, 2012, 03:16 PM
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here is your cheapest option, only weight 40g
May 12, 2012, 04:06 PM
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yeah that HDMI ribbon looks great..... i want 10x
May 12, 2012, 11:40 PM
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Fast question. I see that there is 1000 models of this "HDMI to Composite" and with a lot of difference in prices. What are the differences? Weight? Delay?

I'm asking because I'm in Brazil and I don't have many options here, so if I buy it here I want to know what to expect.
Jun 02, 2012, 08:48 PM
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I just ordered this one - it is cheap and light.
Aug 19, 2013, 05:18 PM
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my pick

surprised no one posted this one:
Aug 20, 2013, 07:57 PM
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The last one posted is the best without a doubt. It is designed for aerial photography use.

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