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home made shroud

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by Suwaneeguy, Apr 27, 2014.

  1. Suwaneeguy

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    This is a dirt cheap shroud for your fpv monitor.
    I bought a "Sterilite" 7.2qt/6.8l storage bin. Found at Walmart.
    Since the 5802 boscam monitor has a built in shroud, I needed to cut a slot big enough for that.
    Then punched a hole in the top for the antenna to slip through.
    At this point, just add what ever material you like to block out the light, and voila! Instant shroud.

    Cost? $5.

    I bought a shroud from one place and it's nothing more than a scam.
    Material over cardboard and a little velcro.The glue on the one half of the velcro was so cheap it peeled off with the first use.

    Now I can mount the monitor to a tripod and remove the shroud easily when not needed.
     
  2. Ozzyguy

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    By all means please post a pic of your handy work as I'm having a hard time visualising what you're describing.
     
  3. Suwaneeguy

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    After a little testing with my home made shroud I guess I have not yet found the solution.
    In daylight you can see some of the screen but the way the screen was built, still acts like a mirror.
    I can see my reflection better than I can the camera output.
    So guess it's back to R&D for more.