Questions tagged [fpv-cameras]

Any camera commonly used on drones or model aircraft for an FPV view.

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How does Herelink achieve 20km range with 1080P video streaming quality?

According to the HereLink manual. It uses 2.4ghz frequency for wireless communication and claims video streaming in 1080p up to 20km range. How is this possible? If it can transmit up to 20km then it ...
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Is FPV a specific category of drones or just a way to use them?

I'm approaching the drone world and I'm studying the basics before buying the first one or attending a course. I would use them for personal pleasure, not for work nor for racing or group flying. But ...
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How can I read the recording status of a Runcam Split 4 through UART?

I am working on a project where I need to interface with a Runcam Split 4 using its UART protocol. You can find the protocol documentation here I am able to get info about the device features through ...
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Quiet, dockable drone for patrolling and remote communication

Never had a drone before but now I want one which needs to meet this very specific set of requirements: Dockable. I want to setup a drone dock on the roof of a building, where the drone will reside ...
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wireless camera options

I know drones use high fps and long range cameras, I'm working on a tracked robot and quality is a higher concern then fps per say. I have found boards that allow multi camera options but I was hoping ...
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FPV camera not working

I've bought the following two items: https://droneshop.nl/emax-transporter-fpv-bril https://droneshop.nl/star-power-vm275t-5g8-25mw-48-channel-vtx-with-osd Both are 5.8ghz 48-channel. They both ...
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IR and/or Thermal FPV

I'm interested in thermal imaging and night vision and applying it to FPV flight. Can anyone recommend a good night vision FPV camera? I've seen the RunCam Night Eagle, and it looks great, if a little ...
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What types of cameras don't have wide angle view? Are those a good fit for a racing drone?

I am looking to make an fpv racing drone but I want to find a small, lightweight camera without the wide angle lens. Should I use this camera as my main fpv camera or mount a wide angle camera for my ...
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2D/3D/fpv video glasses to use with external camera

I do not have any prior experience with FPV goggles (never owned one), but now I am involved in a project where I need to connect a video or FPV glasses to an external camera through a wired ...
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FPV camera and beeper seems to be interfering with each other

I recently changed my VTX from the Tbs unify pro 5G8 HV to the unify pro 5G8 V3. Because of this I had to move the cameras 5v input from the VTX to the FC (The HV model has a built in regulator, and ...
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How do I wire up this transmitter and camera

I'm a total newbie to FPV and electronics. My son bought the following components as an adventure into FPV for his Remote Control vehicles (cars, planes, drones). Descriptions of the components: ...
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Does the Ryze Tello have an adjustable camera angle?

With the pictures I've looked at of the Ryze Tello, it seems that the camera is fixed and cannot look straight down, such as with the DJI Mavic Air 2. Does the camera have variable angles, or is it ...
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How to prevent a 5V supply from sagging to 4.6V when the FPV camera is on?

I have issues with my FPV camera. My camera is a RunCam split 2S (concept is similar to Caddx turtle). This camera turns off almost instantly after I have plugged in my battery. When I probe the ...
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What does the TVL rating mean for FPV cameras?

I see listings for analog FPV cameras like this one which have ratings in units of TVL. (e.g. 1000 TVL or 1200 TVL) What is TVL?
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Difference between analog and digital FPV systems?

The new DJI digital FPV system and a few other systems are using a digital signal for FPV video. How is this different from a traditional analog signal for FPV drones?
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How to focus a newly-replaced lens on an FPV camera?

I cracked the lens on my FPV camera after a metal pipe jumped in front of my quad...Fortunately, I had another lens from another FPV camera sitting around. But I'm not sure how far away I should be ...
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