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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 flight time will be reduced. Work out what percentage of the total rotor area your camera will block. If it's more than about 20% you should probably look for a ...


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I'll start by warning that you may have misconceptions that are leading you in the wrong direction. The reason that FPV screens built into transmitters are not more popular is that screens aren't bright enough to compete with sunlight. The primary function of goggles is to cut out bright reflections, so you can see the picture. Also, transmitters are ...


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It's relatively easy (for you or a factory in China) to buy a set of components and put together a drone, but just looking at the raw specs doesn't tell you the whole story. For a start there are some very cheap 4k cameras, with poor dynamic range, colour balance and low-light performance. Image quality is quite hard to quantify, and even if they do give you ...


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