12 Channel Tx/Rx video system with CCD camera. The camera uses a quality glass lensed SONY CCD camera system.
Unlike other generic systems, we have produced a wiring loom and included it with the camera so that the Tx and camera will be compatible and on the same voltage. If you buy your camera and Tx seperately the plug polarity and voltages may be very different.
Included. 1 x SONY CCD 1/3inch Camera 1 x 2.4GHz 4 channel Video Transmitter (100mW)
1 x 2.4GHz 12 channel Video Receiver
CCD sensor type:1/3 color SONY CCD Pixel; NTSC: 510(H)*492(V) PAL: 500(H)*582(V) (Included) Scanning system: Interlaced scanning Synchronization: System:Inter Horizontal resolution: 420TV line Minimum Illumination 0.01LUX/F1.2 DSP+CCD: CXD3142R+405AK S/N Ratio: 48dB Gamma Modification: 0.45 White balance: Auto Auto backlight compensation: Auto Lens: 3.6MM Audio: No Input voltage: 9~12.6V Electric current 80MA Electronic Shutter: 1/50 (60) ~ 1/100,000s Video output: 1.0VP-P composite video Operation Temp.: -20~50 Size: 38*38mm Flight time: Approx 60min/100mah 3S
That depends on how well your antennas are made and the conditions its in. If you are in a city that range will drop, while in a open country side with no wifi, the range will be significantly farther. With the stock antennas (are bad) they might reach 1 mile on a good day. That said the quality of video they put out is full of static, if you use CP antennas such as a cloverleaf with another CP antenna (lets say helical or crosshair) not only would your range shoot up to 3mi the video quality will be rock solid with no glitches when setup right. I recommend buying tuned CP antennas with this setup if you want 4mi of solid video range. Word of caution: NEVER use a 2,4ghz radio for your airplane if you are using 2.4ghz video, that will kill your radio control and also interfere with your video. Hope this helps!
Range depends on what antennas you use. For stock you will probably get 2~3km with poor video quality. You will need better antennas, buy a tuned cloverleaf for transmitter and pair it up with a directional CP antenna, and that can push your range to several times that of stock. People have gotten 5km of rock solid image with simple homemade antennas, professionally tuned antennas will double or triple that number on a good day.
Hooking it up to gopro is simple, just get the HERO 3 composite cable, hook it up to your transmitter and fly! (you may need to enable video out with your gopro before flying). Hope this helps!
Go with 35mhz radio. Using 2.4ghz for both video and radio control is a recipe for disaster. On the airplane you have the video transmitter screaming at the radio receiver while its trying to listen for your radio signal at the same frequency. That's equipment to you talking to your friend with another person shouting in your other ear. As your friend walks farther away you can't hear him at all, this is the same case with FPV equipment. Another plus is 35mhz for radio control is that you can go long range with a few modifications, as opposed to having limited range with a 2.4ghz radio. Hope this helps!
This would interfere with your radio system (2.4ghz) at the same time, your radio system will interfere with your video signal. Its bad for both systems, best way is to use different frequencies for control and video link. 5.8ghz is a good frequency to use with 2.4ghz radio control, the antennas are small, and there's relatively less RF noise on that bandwidth. Hope this helps!
You can try, but its a disaster waiting to happen. Imagine this, you and your friend are in a football stadium watching a game and having a conversation. A person next to you starts to scream into your ear (that is the video tx on your airplane). When your friend is close, you can sort of hear him talk. However once he moves farther away you will not hear him with the combined noise of the audience and the person shouting at you. This is the same case with FPV. You are the airplane radio receiver and your friend is the transmitter. To sum it up: don't risk it, get a longer range system for radio control, since 2.4ghz video range is a lot more than your 2.4ghz radio range.
Be aware, there might be some wrongly made wiring looms in circulation where you will find that the Vcc- and the video signal wire are reversed at the camera end. Save yourself a headache and check?!?! William, this is a 2.4Ghz and won't work with 1.2Ghz transmitter. You will need a 1.2Ghz receiver.
make sure u check the red and white cable thats gonna be connected to the board camera, mine was connected the wrong way, after i swapped it, it was cool looking at the video on a 42 inch led..just saying
Es posible que en el conector que se conecta a la cá*mara esté*n los cables cambiados de posició*n. La posició*n correcta es Rojo en Vin, Negro en Vout y Blanco en el hueco restante. Para cambiarlos de sitio levanta las pequeñ*as pestañ*as del conector del cable que va a la cá*mara.
he comprado este producto, pero al momento de conectarlo no sale nada como si no funcionara* en la placa donde viene la cá*mara veo que en la salida donde se conectan los cables dice que es el vout y en el otro lado hay pines libres.................vin,gnd,rsi y otros............el sistema de alimentació*n de la cá*mara esta mal conectado? de ser asi que pines debo conectar?_______gracias
1. I use 2.4GHz Tx and Rx to control my plane. Can I use this system with my plane control radio system?
2.What output power batteries should i use for video tx and rx?
3.What is the max range possible from the default system which i get straight from the warehouse? and how can i increase the range of the system?
Any 3s(11.1v) battery for the tx and camera.And a 3s for the receiver.If your flying with a small model you can power the fpv equipment from the planes battery.If you r flying with abigger model then get a seperate 300mah 400mah battery.It will give you plenty of time.
I had no picture to begin with . Found that the camera PCB socket had markings ,-,video that you had to read with a microscope . The plug was configured wrongly . It went video, -, . 2 mins of simple microsurgery and all was good . Putting 12 volts on the video pin did not hurt the camera . Range is about 400m on the ground line of sight . Not yet tested in the air .
A good buy! This is an easy and cheap way to try out FPV. Just plug in a 3s lipo and strap it on. The Tx works fine without the case, saves over 20g. Beware, Tx is sensitive to vibration. Balance your prop! Removing the case helps too for some reason. Sometimes mine refuses to work until I unplug and leave for a while, not sure why.
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About the stars we are going to let it on some other time, I just received a kit and my camera is not connecting to the receiver. I try with my small tv, i try on the pc with a tv tunner (has pal or NTSC) but nothing. I wrote to support 2 days ago and still nothing. The camera has a 1800ma/12vdc/3s, both a adaptor with 12dc/700mA but i cant get any imag from cam. The back of the camera is heating, the TX the same,hope not to be Disappointed.
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It's not a good idea to use video and RC in the same frequency band (2.4 GHz) Compare it to you listening to loud music through headphones (video TX) while someone is talking to you (RC TX). At short distance you will be able to hear the person but somewhat away you will not be able to understand what is said (RC dropout). Use a different freq. for RC and Video e.g. 35Mhz and 2.4 GHz (RC rx has a limited capability in separating channels)
Awsome for FPV use! Quality is just great! Add a camera tilt whit servos and you will have a great experience.
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Tried this set out this evening on my AXN Floater Jet. Range is fine for now using stock antennas, more than I normally fly non-FPV. Seems to be affected by motor/ESC use but that is the plane's fault. Gets a good picture when gliding. Great value for money.