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FPV - yes. OSD, no thanks.

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Eos630, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Eos630

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    Has anyone made a FPV system with no OSD? I'm thinking I'm not that interested in what it has to offer. It will work without, no?
     
  2. Phantom2Pilot

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    Most FPV systems have no OSD included. It normally needs to be added. What craft are you using?
     
  3. SparkoRC

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    At the moment I've been FPV flying approx 12 months with no osd, but I have had moments when I ventured to far and was lucky to get the phantom back running the battery to low, which has probably shortened the lipo's life, I am now in the process of fitting a mini osd especially since fitting the Zenmuse gimbal my flight times are even shorter, so with the osd I can keep my eye on the battery voltage and bring it back safely.
     
  4. LeoS

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    @OP: Are you familiar of what OSD can offer and how to make use of them?
     
  5. Iceman

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    To many good features on a osd all fvp flights should be flown with one IMO with battery / location / distance / height speed & many more features your a fool not to have one I have flown with & without & will never fly again without besides all that if I ever have not a clue which direction I am the osd tells me !!!!
    For me the dji mini osd was the best £50 I spent on my kit it's a life saver
     
  6. Gizmo3000

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    I flew 8 months of FPV without OSD (and still don't have it on my Phantom).

    But, once I added it to my f450, wow, what an added sense of security it offers.

    Most of the telemetry I disregard (tho neat to look at sometimes), but being able to see the battery voltage is _priceless_, because otherwise theres no practical way to know that than using a timer.

    It also tells you how many satellites it's getting, and shows you distance from home, .so you know that it's recorded a proper home location.
     
  7. Noël

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    I'm using the DJI mini on my flip, but do not like the way the artificial horizon is working ( it showing it the opposite way )

    Are their any on-screen displays that show a true artificial horizon and work with a NAZA v2?