5.8Ghz 200mW transmitter. This system is Good for up to 500m flying with the supplied antenna. An optional directional antenna can extend range to 1km+. This unit a Includes built-in microphone. The receiver unit has additional AV outputs for video recording while using FPV goggles.
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I have been only getting about 10-20 feet of range with this transmitter and receiver. I even got new antennas for them (circular polarized) but still not much of a difference. Is there any ideas on how to increase the range? I am using this for FPV on my DJI phantom with a gopro hero 3
Just a few general tips:
- Position the FPV transmitter antenna as far away from the controller antenna as possible
- Make sure all antennas are screwed on tight
- Raise your receiver off the ground at least a metre
- Run the FPV a separate battery
- Make sure all antennas are in the same orientation as their partners (both vertical or both horizontal)
Hope that helps
Any of the cameras on this site will work. The cable supplied with the Tx has bare ends, as do most of the camera. Just solder yellow to yellow, red to red and black to black.
I get that it's not exactly plug and play, but that's how they do it so you can match any camera with any Tx
i assumed so. i just didn't want to fry anything or have a communication issue between the two. also will 200mW be enough for short range fpv no more than 1500 ft or should i be looking at a 500mW system? this is my firts fpv i don't need much. and if you cold what are the best types of cams to use ccd hd ect...?
THANX SO MUCH.
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Very good quality transmitter and receiver.
I using this kit to fly FPV with an octocopter around 500 meter with stock antenna.
This is the best downlink kit i ever bought from HK.
The 5.8ghz not interfere on my 2.4ghz tramsmiter or my 900mhz telemetry link.
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This is a very good TX-RX combo. They work even with 2S and in fact it is better for the RX because less voltage means less heat. The transmitter has a switching power supply and it doesn't become hot. The RF module has an heat sink which can be removed because it works very well without it. The best result in power output are on the lower frequencies, above 5800mHz, so you should check the frequency channel it was set on. I reached 18,7 km with this combo but with some good antennas. Just search on youtube 5,8ghz 200mw 18km flight record or check up the Hobby King video files for this video set.
this worked wonderfully well. went installed on a bixler with eflite park 450. went out of sight and back no proble,s... a little fuzz when over head but that is the nature of the stock antenna. gonna make the IBcarzy antennas .. i am using futaba 72 mhz super 7. 220 3s and 800 mah vtx battery with the foxtec goggles here.
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Works very well but you will need a cloverleaf patch antenna for long range. The Tx needs a 3s battery and the Rx only needs a 2s. The Rx will work on a 3s but gets very hot not sure if using a 2s will cause problems with range but it did work. I have only done ground tests and will give an update as I move ahead.
I was able to cut the cam from an old x10 camera. I connected the wires and it worked perfectly. The good thing about x10 cams is that they have a mic and comes with a small housing (I cut the wire that connects the x10 cam to the 2.4g Tx and added a servo connector). The bad thing about x10 cams is that the image quality is not as good as the cam from HK (My x10 cam is about 10 years old) I plan to use the x10 cam for my sons RC car.
The unit is small and light and works very well. Each video out port work without issue so if you are looking to get into FPV this would not be a bad choice. 900mhz is very crowded and you may be unhappy with the results. Also with a cloverleaf patch antenna you can get good range and the size of this antenna is very small compared to 900mhz. Also if you have the skills you can make your own cloverleaf patch antenna.
Note: If you use the HK cam check your wires!!! I found that my red wire was connected to my “vout” and my white wire was connected to the “ ”.