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Teaser pics of upcoming Fatshark goggles

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by OI Photography, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. OI Photography

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  3. OI Photography

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    I'll take one of those once they (and the pricing) get to gen 3.
     
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    Has anybody heard anything about pricing? I don't completely understand what's better than the previous generation
     
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    I just bought the Attitude V2 and thought about waiting for these to be released but the website says April and not sure i can't wait that long, but from looking at the specs they are appealing. Curious to the the MSRP also
     
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    Hmmmmm.....

    Here's some texted pasted in from that link

    •Integrated DVR
    •HDMI in
    •Large FOV 45 degrees (HD)
    •SVGA 800x600 resolution
    •Supports 3D (HD version only)
    •43 channel support over 6 bands (1.3, 2.4, 5.8 Ghz)
     
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    Ok, I looked a little closer at the specs and found this nice comparison chart. http://www.fatshark.com/App_Theme/defau ... arison.png

    It lists $550 although it says it's subject to change
     
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    What part of this, is HD??
    Sorry-just don't see anything there remotely resembling High Definition. True HD is either 1280X720 OR, 1920X1080, AND, you need an HD transmitter on the aircraft($1600+).

    What I want to know is when the proper goggles are coming out, to go with the new HD transmitters??

    I don't see much new in the upcoming FS Goggles...45 degree FOV is nice. But, I'll wait for the reviews first. Remember, we're only getting an SD signal from our Go Pro 3's right now...so it remains to be seen if there will be any real improvement in these Pseudo HD Goggles.
    I do like the white color though.....that's some forward thinking there.
     
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    I like how they say HD when it's not HD. Kinda like false advertising
     
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    Ya think?? :lol:
     
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    I wonder how many will buy thinking they're HD ?
    You know fat shark pretty much has the Rc world cornered , so why use a cheap trick like this?
     
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    Good point. Another thing for people to think about is this; your Go Pro only puts out an SD signal to your video transmitter.
    So, what you're going to get is more pixels, squished closer together, with possibly more distortion.
    There is only so much you can do with what is essentially a 480P signal........

    I think FS should have waited about a year. Then HD transmitters will be out, and possibly below $1000. I see that is the future this FPV thing is headed. But, it's going to be awhile, and it was still be expensive.
     
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    Fatsharks are overpriced for old gen tech. Saying that I'm sure you guys dont know this yet but you can get 110 degrees field of view 3d with an oculus rift and transporter3d. Doesn't make sense to spend 600 bucks for a low res low fov screen when you can get a high res large fov for 300. Plus the oculus rift does so much more. Only downside is the transporter3d runs for 700 bucks. But hey, it's about just 400 more for much better gear.

    Sorry fatshark I know ya can do better.


    http://www.oculusvr.com/

    Coupled with Transporter3D

    http://www.emrlabs.com/index.php?pageid=3
     
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    So you're saying the occulus is only $300?? So, roughly a grand, gets me what?
    And, I've seen the Occulus...they're a pain to put on and off, and not very comfortable for long term use, IMHO. They're awesome......but, you need to be able to take these on and off fairly quickly to regain visual with your aircraft-and the occulus requires 2 hands to put on or take off.

    I don't understand why FS continues to use such poor quality optics.
     
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    I got to try the Oculus Rift the other day and I have to say, they blow any FS out of the water. With FS, it feels like you're sitting in front of a monitor in a dark room but with the OR, the Field of View is almost all encompassing. To me they didnt feel that bad, but of course I have a big head :D On the downside is that you have to get the 3rd party module to make the OR fpv whic is 700.

    I agree FS are low optics, If they started making wider field of view, I might actually think about sticking with FS.
     
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    Ok guys. I have never had FPV goggles, and want to get into a pair because the iPad just doesn't cut it. I cannot see it outside, and I want to fly FPV. Can someone steer me in the right direction? I don't need to very best. I need too know what all I have to buy. I don't want to pend $1000.00 either. Thanks guys.