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FC40 Camera--How Many FPS?

Discussion in 'Phantom FC40 Discussion' started by npalen, May 29, 2014.

  1. npalen

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    With all the talk about video quality of the P2+ and the lack of 60 FPS at 1080, I'm wondering what the frame rate of the FC40 camera is. Anyone know?
     
  2. darwin-t

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    The manual says the resolution is 1080 x 720, 30 fps.

    Aperture f/2.2

    100 degree wide angle lens

    Minimum focus distance 25 cm

    Mobile Wi-fi video size WQVGA

    From Wikipedia

    WQVGA (400x240)[edit]
    Variants of WQVGA
    x (px) y (px) x:y x×y (Mpx)
    360 240 15:10 0.086
    376 240 4.7:3 0.0902
    384 240 16:10 0.0922
    400 240 15:9 0.0960
    428 240 16:9 0.103
    432 240 16:9 0.104
    480 270 16:9 0.130
    480 272 16:9 0.131
    Wide QVGA or WQVGA is any display resolution having the same height in pixels as QVGA, but wider. This definition is consistent with other 'wide' versions of computer displays.
    Since QVGA is 320 pixels wide and 240 pixels high (aspect ratio of 4:3), the resolution of a WQVGA screen might be 360x240 (3:2 aspect ratio), 384x240 (16:10 aspect ratio), 400x240 (5:3 – such as the Nintendo 3DS screen or the maximum resolution in YouTube at 240p), 428x240 or 432x240 (~16:9 ratio). As with WVGA, exact ratios of n:9 are not practical because of the way VGA controllers internally deal with pixels. For instance, when using graphical combinatorial operations on pixels, VGA controllers will use 1 bit per pixel. Since bits cannot be accessed individually but by chunks of 16 or an even higher power of 2, this limits the horizontal resolution to a 16-pixel granularity, i.e., the horizontal resolution must be divisible by 16. In the case of 16:9 ratio, with 240 pixels high, the horizontal resolution should be 240 / 9 x 16 = 426.6, the closest multiple of 16 is 432.
    WQVGA has also been used to describe displays that are not 240 pixels high, for example Sixteenth HD1080 displays which are 480 pixels wide and 270 or 272 pixels high. This may be due to QVGA having the nearest screen height.
    WQVGA resolutions are commonly used in touchscreen mobile phones, such as 400x240, 432x240, and 480x240. For example, the Sony Ericsson Aino and the Samsung Instinct both have WQVGA screen resolutions – 240x432. Other devices such as the Apple iPod Nano also use a WQVGA screen, 240x376 pixels.
     
  3. npalen

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    (Mobile Wi-fi video size WQVGA)

    Does the low resolution with WQVGA mean that a video or photo transferred by WIFI to a smart phone will not have the quality of the same taken directly from the SD card? Sorry for what is probably an amateurish question.
     
  4. Crocopter

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    Yup, thats true.