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Transmit video from drone to laptop via WiFi

I recently decided to build my first drone and bought Eachine Tyro 129 KIT. It has a 5.8GHz video transmitter - xf5804 which is supposed to send video to 5.8GHz goggles. I don't have goggles and I'm ...
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How to fix OSD flickering?

I just changed my Diatone R349 flight controller because the old one broke. On my first test flight, I noticed the OSD is flickering very bad, sometimes losing it for more than 1 second, even when not ...
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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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DIY wireless mesh network to extend drone's operational range

I have stumbled upon this question regarding technology providing longest range for rc controls and would like to ask a related one. Theoretically it should be possible to build a wireless mesh ...
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Quality of transmitted image and electrical problems

There is a question already regarding a flickering OSD, but I wonder how other image quality problems relate to electrical problems. What's the first thing one has to look for when the transmitted ...
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Can I re-flash the Hubsan fpv1 controller with built-in fpv screen?

the only radio transmitters, also called remote controllers, that embed a fpv screen, for seeing what the drone sees, near the joysticks, instead of having to get obstructed vision by goggles, that I ...
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Is it possible to transmit a high-resolution image over an analogue signal?

As digital video signals become more popular, there is a growing question; Why can't we just create a higher resolution analogue system? Are there actual limitations of the technology that prevent it? ...
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Does FPV transmitter antenna need to match the goggle receiver antenna?

So for a Fatshark, do I need to have both FPV transmitter and receiver antennas to be of the same brand and same specs? What about for a DJI goggle?
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Does flying a drone close to the ground affect signal quality? [duplicate]

If I were to fly a drone over a large, flat field and there was nothing blocking Line of sight to the drone, would flying at close proximity to the ground impact the FPV video reception? would flying ...
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FPV stream on a PC with SkyDroid - how to reduce lag?

I have connected my SkyDroid receiver to a Windows 10 laptop and opened the corresponding video capture device with VLC: As you can see, it works pretty well, but there's a lag of 0.5..1 second, ...
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