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what HD cameras should be used and for what purpose?

I don't know about all the cameras, but here is my opinion. If you want the best video quality you can get today and not be too heavy for a 5" FPV drone, then you want the GoPro Hero 8. That will ...
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Does the Ryze Tello have an adjustable camera angle?

The Ryze Tello has a fixed-angle camera and is not adjustable (without modification). There are, however, a few ways to get pictures at different angles. The first way is to accelerate to get a ...
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How to prevent a 5V supply from sagging to 4.6V when the FPV camera is on?

I've pulled a few specs together from the parts you linked to: Flight controller: Input: 2S to 6S LiPo (7V to 20V) Output: 5V 3A VTX: Input: 7V to 24V Output: 5V 0.3A Camera: Input: 5V 0.65A --...
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How to control a gimbal remotely?

The easiest way would be to use the sliders or the rotary knobs on a reasonably advanced transmitter - although it might not feel natural and the pilot would be busy flying. Alternately you could plug ...
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DJI Mavic Mini Specs

First of all, is there a minimum or maximum temperature the drone can operate at? 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F) What is the capacity and C rating on the battery? Capacity is 2400 mAh; C rating not ...
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PhaseOne iXM-100 IIQ to JPG

PhaseONE now provides an SDK to decode IIQ files into TIFF files only. Once it is in TIFF format however it can be converted to JPEG. I have used this SDK to write a simply binary which performs a ...
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How to control a gimbal remotely?

It all depends on what Flight Controller you are using and how you want to control the gimbal. Gimbals in your links use Storm32 firmware which is very versatile. It can be contolled using knobs on ...
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Zenmuse P1 picture quality worse than X7

Rather than continuing in comments, I feel confident enough about the information we have to give an answer. The differences between the theoretically adjustable settings (shutter speed, aperature) ...
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What types of cameras don't have wide angle view? Are those a good fit for a racing drone?

I don't know if there is a special name for cameras that don't have a wide angle view, but such a camera is not the best fit for an FPV camera. If you do want a "small, lightweight camera without ...
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Can something be mounted underneath a quadcopter rotor?

If you block the airflow into or out of a rotor, you reduce the lift it can generate (approximately) in proportion to the area you block. That means the motors will have to work harder, and your ...
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Can I use BAT and GND pads for wiring BetaFPV SMO4K?

Short answer Yes, go ahead. That pad is connected to VBAT and will provide power to the camera. Do not exceed 6S however that's irrelevant since none of the other components are rated above 6S. Long ...
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PhaseOne iXM-100 IIQ to JPG

It's not python, but there is a person on the libraw forum who shares C++ code to convert IIQ to tif. I haven't actually tested out their code, but from what I understand of your needs it should work. ...
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Zenmuse P1 picture quality worse than X7

I am having a very similar experience with my P1, cant get the greens I need to run weed detection over my Orthocollages, with my photo's coming back washed out an somewhat saturated. I tried ISO and ...
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How to prevent a 5V supply from sagging to 4.6V when the FPV camera is on?

I am not an electronics expert, but it sounds like it is a problem with the voltage regulator and as such, adding a capacitor wouldn’t solve the problem. I would suggest you try running the camera ...
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