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quickly mount your monitor on your controller

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by hellhole, Feb 4, 2015.

  1. hellhole

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    i have been trying a few ways to mount the lcd on my RC.

    now i have tried 2 types..
    1) the mounting type like below
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    2) the alum type mount
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    My problem is.. i use a pre-cut foam bag that i can't leave the mounts on it... when i store my RC.
    When ever i take the phantom out... i have to spend a while setting things up.. and with a small allen key!!

    i was wondering if anyone has a faster way to mount a LCD on your RC? some clip on type? i not looking to use googles...
     
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  5. dptcalvin

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    Also, note that your pre-cut foam may be different than mine so it may or may not fit yours. Just an FYI.
     
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    I am trying to optimise monitor mounting beyond the shapeways mount, and may now have a solution which allows a black pearl to be fitted to it using a GoPro sliding mount.
     
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    I've seen someone use a GoPro mount with the quick release. SOrry I don't know the post so you'll need to do some searching.
     
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    Thanks for posting. I think I have it in hand, just waiting for the parts to come.
     
  9. lake_flyer

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    I use a Gopro mount sticked with 3M on both my transmitters. Velcro'd the Gopro holder from the bottom of the original Gopro packaging to the bottom of my screen. Slides easily on and off my Tx's and it's rock solid and quite adjustable. I did have some spare Gopro accessories lying around though. But they can be obtained quite cheap if you don't perse need the original.

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    different angle:
     

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    lake_flyer - VERY neat idea having a back-to-back mount. I like that a lot. It would make it a lot easier to pack away in a back pack.

    Do you use a neck strap? If so where do you attach it?
     
  12. lake_flyer

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    Thanks Hughie, yes, the neck strap is attached to the default place. It's not in balance, but the support of the strap is more than enough to hold it comfortably at any angle.
    If you look carefully at the second photo you might notice I had to cut off one of the three 'legs' of one of the gopro mounts to make them fit.
     
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    OT but when I look at the pictures I uploaded I'm totally flabbergasted about the quality and detail, and that straight from a cell phone!
    Sorry, but I get carried away, new phone since a few days...........
     
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    Yes it's a sharp photo.

    Will have to think about the rear mounting for my own use. The Black Pearl's battery is there - but there will be a way around it :D
     
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    I like the addition to the joy sticks, Lake-Flyer
     
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    yeah, that way i always have a set of softer front dampers with me, and it gives a lot more grip for smooth control with cold fingers/thumbs.
     
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    Some more shots from the Gopro mounts.
     

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    Thanks for the extra detail. I was unsure how the adapters interconnected.
     
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    I like that method, but I have a Black Pearl with 2 batteries. Adding that to both batteries would add a good amount of bulk in my already full carrying case. :/
     
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    Wouldn't you just be adding a piece of velcro to each battery ?