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New phantom 1 now for a FPV

Discussion in 'Phantom 1 Discussion' started by Jsmity, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. Jsmity

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    hi, got a new phantom 1 last week, flown a few times and im hooked. I have a gopro hero 4 and a chinese gimbal and was after some advice on what was the easiest/ cheapest solution to FPV ?

    Not sure to go down external monitor or googles.

    Phantom will mainly be used for filming short films of quarries.

    Was looking to spend £150-200 max ( open to used equipment of ebay etc)
     
  2. CityZen

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    You need to add a video transmitter (to the Phantom) and have a video receiver & monitor for the ground. For the latter, you can get separate components, or you can get a Black Pearl or similar device that combines the receiver with the monitor. You can usually power the ground units with an extra P1 battery (you can find a cable for this). You should probably buy your transmitter and receiver as a package in order to guarantee that they'll work together. Most do as long as you match overall frequency, but be aware that for 5.8Ghz, there are multiple "bands" (US/Eu/China/other) whose frequencies don't all line up. Usually there's a way to toggle the band to get a match, but it may involve soldering. In any case, yes, you can do this for that budget.