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FPV goggles for short-sighted user?

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by HarryT, Aug 4, 2014.

  1. HarryT

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    I'm extremely short-sighted (-11 diopters), which means that I'm as blind as a bat without my glasses on, although I have excellent very close-range vision (out to perhaps 4" away from my eyes).

    I assume I'm unlikely to be able to use normal FPV goggles without my glasses on, since presumably they have corrective optics to make the image appear at "infinity" for wearers with normal vision. Is that correct? (I can't use camera viewfinders, etc, without my glasses, and presumably FPV goggles work on a vaguely similar optical principle?)

    I've seen various "hacks" that people have done to fit the guts of a pair of goggles into a pair of ski goggles so they can be used by glasses wearers, but does anyone know of such a thing being available commercially for the terminally DIY-inept?

    Any advice gratefully received!
     
  2. Wedeliver

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    Here is a link http://www.dpcav.com/xcart/Diopter-Lens ... ggles.html

    Diopter lenses are for FatShark goggle users that cannot clearly see far away objects without prescription glasses (a vision condition that is called nearsightedness or myopia). The kit includes -2.00, -4.00, and -6.00 diopter lenses (one pair of each type).

    I hope this helps
     
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  4. HarryT

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    Thanks for the suggestion, but unfortunately no use for my vision defect of -11 diopters. That's why I was asking if there was anything that could be worn with glasses.
     
  5. Elwood58

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    I wear Epson Moverio BT-200s with my glasses. They also came with a frame for lenses to be added.