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monitor/goggles makes a difference

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by TickTock, Jul 9, 2013.

  1. TickTock

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    Learned something I didn't expect about FPV. The video monitor has as much to do with the quality of the video as the receiver.
    I bought the following goggles to use:
    eBay-80" Virtual HDTV Goggles
    and they work great. I decided to buy a cheap LCD so a buddy can watch:

    POS monitor

    While the goggles had no problem giving me a constant video feed (even if grainy when behind trees and such) the flat panel was much more staticy and would regularly go blank. It would be almost impossible to fly with it. In hind sight it makes sense since the video is an analog feed and so a good display can pick out the signal better than a bad one.
     
  2. martcerv

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    Whatever display you have you need one that doesnt blue or black screen when low video signal for fpv use. I think you also found out the basic fact that a crap display is in fact a crap display. For fpv you want a good display image that has good brightness and contrast levels viewable in all light conditions and will nkt black out on you when you need it most.