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Caddx ANT: Lightest and smallest FPV camera

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Caddx ANT FPV camera
This morning, Caddx leaked on their Facebook page a promotion banner of their upcoming nano FPV camera. Weighing only 2 grams, the Caddx ANT is currently the lightest camera with global WDR and a wide range of input voltage that you can install on your drone. Unfortunately, till May 5th 2020, we know nothing more than what is shown on...

Foxeer Cat 2 Mini & Micro: StarLight FPV Night camera

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Photo of Foxeer Cat 2 camera
Foxeer, one of the most popular drone accessories manufacturers, released recently two new StarLight FPV camera for night flights. According to the technical specs, the second generation Cat 2 Mini and Cat 2 Micro cameras feature 0.0001lux minimal illumination in black&white mode and 0.0005lux in color mode. Both Foxeer Cat 2 cameras adopt 1/3 inch CMOS sensor and 1200 TVL...

Foxeer Nano Toothless 2: StarLight FPV camera for night flights

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Foxeer Nano Toothless 2 FPV camera
Foxeer’s latest Nano Toothless 2 StarLight is suitable for night FPV flights. According to the manufacturer’s specs the camera feature 1/2″ CMOS image sensor, 0.001LUX minimal illumination and 1200TVL resolution. Furthermore, you can easily change camera settings using the included OSD control board. The Foxeer Nano Toothless 2 camera measures roughly 14 x 14mm and weighs about 4 grams. You...

RunCam Phoenix 2 1000TVL FPV camera with 1/2″ sensor

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RunCam’s second-generation Phoenix 2 camera features upgraded CPU and bigger CMOS image sensor (1/2″ vs 1/3″). Furthermore, it claims to provide better low light performance than then RunCam Eagle. Its high quality 6 layers M12 glass lens has a ƒ/2.0 aperture which brings better image quality without annoying red lens flare effect. Designed for freestyle FPV flying, the RunCam Phoenix...

CADDX VISTA HD vs DJI FPV Air Unit: Best FPV digital system

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CADDX VISTA HD vs DJI FPV Air Unit: What are the differences?
Last year, DJI announced their first digital FPV system ecosystem which promised to provide the ultimate first-person view experience. DJI’s FPV system has 4 main parts: camera, VTX, goggles, and a remote controller. The biggest problem of their FPV Air Unit was its large size and weight, which makes it difficult to use it in smaller drones. While the...

Foxeer Razer Micro&Mini: Cheap 1200TVL FPV cameras

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Foxeer Razer Micro & Foxeer Razer Micro
Foxeer, one of the most popular FPV rig manufacturer just announced two new extremely affordable 1200TVL cameras. While the super small Foxeer Razer Micro is advertised for $17.90, its larger twin-brother the Razer Mini for $19.90. Both FPV cameras features 1200TVL resolution and 1/3" CMOS image sensor. Featuring wide range of input voltage, both Foxeer Razer cameras can be powered...

RunCam Hybrid 4K camera for FPV drones

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RunCam Hybrid 4K camera
In order to obtain 4K video quality and super low latency, the newly announced RunCam Hybrid 4K camera also features dual-lens, just like the Caddx Tarsier. With the purpose to  make things simpler, the RC Hybrid has only one PCB board not two like its contender. The camera module and digital board are interlinked via a 58mm servo cable.  While...

RunCam Split 3 Nano & Micro FPV DVR cameras

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RunCam Split 3 Nano & Micro FPV cameras
Back in 2017, the first generation of RunCam Split camera was considered a true game-changer product on the FPV market. Now, they are planning to release two new FPV cameras based on the same concept, but with a much smaller size. While the RunCam Split 3 Micro measures 19 x 19mm, the RunCam Split 3 Nano only 14 x...

Hawkeye Firefly Split 4K FPV camera for racing quads

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Hawkeye Firefly Split 4K camera
FPV cameras like the Hawkeye Firefly Split 4K are very practical due to their freedom of installation. While the small (19mm×19mm) lens module can be installed on tight cockpits, the DVR module can be stacked with the other electronic parts. Like the Caddx Tarsier 4K, the Firefly Split 4K is also capable to record UHD videos with 30 frames per...

Foxeer MIX 2 FPV camera with on-board recording

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Foxeer Mix 2 FPV camera
Although the second generation Foxeer MIX 2 FPV camera promises better FPV quality, higher definition recording and lower latency, the raw specs does not show too much differences compared to its predecessor. Both provide only 1080@60FPS recording. Anyway, in my opinion, since the launch of Caddx Tarsier 4K it is very hard to bring something truly interesting on the FPV...

Osmo Action: Good for drones? Or stay with GoPro?

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DJI Osmo Action
Few days ago, DJI - market leader in drone technology - officially revealed their first GoPro alike rugged action camera. Let's find out if drone pilots should switch to Osmo Action or stay with their Hero 7. Smartphone cameras are pretty incredible these days but it is are very hard to install them on drones, especially if you want to...