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Newbie has questions about gimbals and FPV monitors

Discussion in 'Photos and Video' started by DocumentariesNYC, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. DocumentariesNYC

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    Hi Everyone,

    I just purchased a Phantom and a GoPro in order to capture some aerial footage for a documentary film and I am completely in over my head. I have a few questions:

    - Which gimbal should I buy? I put a deposit down for the Zenmuse Hero - is this a good bet?

    - How do I transmit my video from the GoPro to a wireless monitor on the ground so that I can see what I am filming? I am thinking of purchasing something like this: http://www.readymaderc.com/store/index. ... ts_id=1191 but I have no idea how to send the video signal to the monitor.

    Thank you so much for your help!

    Vanessa
    New York City
     
  2. BruceTS

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  3. MikeyMinimo

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    does the system come with a battery?
     
  4. jumanoc

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    Hello, I give some TIPs for your request:

    My suggested list according to your request of a complette FPV system:
    1) GoPro 3 correct USB A/V cable (just want Video or want audo too? you can hear alarms and motor extra noises throught goggles audio connector ;) )
    http://tienda.stockrc.com/epages/eb0140.sf/en_GB/?ObjectPath=/Shops/eb0140/Products/2164-2
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    2) Want to record your flights? Get a portable Mini DVR.
    http://www.ebay.com/itm/FPV-Use-5-8...illance_Monitors_Displays&hash=item460f6beb86

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    3) Better LOS + FPV? add a mini 7" or 8" LCD Monitor or better, use your Laptop as FPV big monitor ;) (see my diagrams on this link):
    http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=25052727&postcount=4

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