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What is needed for FPV?

Discussion in 'Zenmuse H3-3D/H4-3D GoPro Gimbal' started by jamiesmithnc, Apr 13, 2014.

  1. jamiesmithnc

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    Hi all-

    I am confused (OK, clueless) about what would be needed to get FPV with the Phantom 2 with the h3-d3 gimbal. Can anyone that has deciphered this post a "shopping list"?

    Thanks
     
  2. laselvasurf

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    - Video transmitter.
    - Video receiver.
    - LCD Monitor (or goggles).
    If you want to use the DJI video transmitter, you can simplify your wiring job by getting the FPV board, it makes it all plug and play so you don't have to do any soldering on the quad.
     
  3. jamiesmithnc

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    Thanks! I wasn't sure if there was something else.
     
  4. adanac

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    I used:

    ImmersionRC 600mW video transmitter
    DJI mini iOSD
    The plug and play cable: http://www.firstpersonview.com/cables/p ... ransmitter

    I have not yet flown with this setup but have tested it to make sure there is signal. I'll fly tomorrow to test range (with Fatshark Dominators).


     
  5. laselvasurf

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    Let us know how the range is... I've been tempted to try that TX.
     
  6. GhostMaster

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    The immersionRC will not work properly if you dont use the Uno receiver or fatshark glasses.

    Here is a very cheap FPV setup, you can get 1km+ range with this setup, its a nice start to FPV.
    And if you use a directional antenna on the receiver you could go above 2km.

    Boscam TS351: http://j.mp/1iwjZzR
    Boscam TS353 400mw: http://j.mp/1gJ6t7s
    Boscam receiver RC305 5.8Ghz: http://j.mp/1cRoJjy

    RC305 + TS353 combo: http://j.mp/1iuhzQ6

    Antennas (circular polarized)
    cloverleaf antenna to rx: http://j.mp/1arIRFU
    Cloverleaf antenna to tx: http://j.mp/1dG8kbW

    7" LCD: http://j.mp/1d7kwsr
    Boscam 7" RX-LCD5802 5.8GHz Diversity Receiver: http://j.mp/1lZuham
    LCD Battery Charger: http://j.mp/1h3CreQ

    Just to show how well this setup works here is a video i found on youtube (4.6 km on minute 8:14), in the description is the setup used, and you can read RC305 and TS351, just like this setup:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pkYzuNXp_c
     
  7. adanac

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    I reached just over 900 meters LOS with that setup yesterday. Lots of fun.


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