FPV HUB
Advanced search  

News:

Who's Online
  • Dot Guests: 198
  • Dot Hidden: 0
  • Dot Users: 0

There aren't any users online.
* Site Sponsor
* Random Gallery Items
X8 Front view

Views: 4914
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
thorpe cloud derbyshire

Views: 1876
Posted by: mattydred
in: flight maps
Ply mounts

Views: 3652
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
3dbi Omni

Views: 4943
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
* Latest Gallery Items
My Twin Dream

Views: 1459
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
Vortex 285

Views: 1416
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
Mini Talon Rebuild

Views: 1489
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
Mini 3D Gimbal on MTD

Views: 1464
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album
Matek 405-Wing

Views: 1474
Posted by: Coyote
in: Coyote`s Album

Author Topic: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad  (Read 22285 times)

rob.thomson

  • Group Captain
  • *
  • Karma: 33
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1751
Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« on: August 01, 2014, 05:01:50 PM »

Title says it all...

Any suggestions?  I plan to use it as my flight cam.

Rob

Logged

ThunderstruK

  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 9
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 615
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2014, 05:19:49 PM »

I don't use it as my flight cam, but I have the standard lens for my video on my drq250. To me it gives a nice field of view.
Logged

Brod

  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 9
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 599
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2014, 05:42:09 PM »

wide angles best,when flying fast you can still see the ground and also able to see more to the left and right..
Logged
never ever give up...

Dave

  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 6
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 588
  • Let there be Flight....
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2014, 06:51:29 PM »

I use a 'normal' one as my flight cam and I have never found myself wishing Id bought the 'wide' one.......Then again, Ive never flown using a 'wide' :+ :-\

Be aware there is a couple of milliseconds delay on them. I don't find it a problem but I know some people do.
Logged

jamesb72

  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 19
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 715
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014, 07:00:58 PM »

I much prefer the video from the standard lens over the wide, I don't use it for FPV view though.

I did a comparison video which shows the various settings with both lens.

FOV static comprison

Mobius quick FOV test Orig A lens vs Wide B lens in wide/narrow views


Micro quadcopter flight comparison

Mobius Orig A vs Wide B lens comparison in 30fps and 60fps on FPV250 Micro Quadcopter


I've actually ordered a standard lens/module to replace the wide one on my 2nd camera, as to me the wide lens is unusable, so if anyone wants a wide lens/module for cheap and can wait a few weeks drop me a PM. It looks like its fairly straightforward to swap the lens/module over:

See post 4 on this thread:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1904559
« Last Edit: August 01, 2014, 07:02:30 PM by jamesb72 »
Logged

Ynot6

  • Quadbod
  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 6
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 714
  • IN COMIIIIING !!!!!!!
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2014, 07:56:56 PM »

very usefull. helps me with a decision about my HK 250.
Logged
OMG, IT FLIES!

Billy_boy_2010

  • Group Captain
  • *
  • Karma: 25
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1807
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2014, 10:26:33 AM »

I prefer the wide angle myself
Logged

weavo56

  • Flight Lieutenant
  • *
  • Karma: 0
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 172
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2014, 11:33:45 PM »

The only problem is the lag on the video feed from this camera as a flight cam .
It might give you a problem when at speed .
just a thought  .

Graham
Logged
Quads , 450,550,280's
Bixler 2 DLG gliders, Pheonix 2000 ,CloudSurfer
mini Skyhunter

jamesb72

  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 19
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 715
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #8 on: September 02, 2014, 12:41:10 PM »

Just to update I swapped the lens/module over from the wide B lens to original A lens at the weekend on my second mobius, its really easy to swap over, two screws the top flips off and the camera is just wedged in, and the ribbon cable has a release bar and just slides out. You could swap back and forth pretty easily in a couple of minutes.

The A lens/module came already focused so no adjustment needed, just drop in and it worked.

My wide B lens module (lens and sensor) is NOW SOLD

« Last Edit: September 03, 2014, 08:24:55 AM by jamesb72 »
Logged

BlueFlyer

  • FPVHub Troll
  • Air Chief Marshal
  • *
  • Karma: 92
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 5268
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #9 on: September 02, 2014, 01:23:26 PM »

I've had both, and I've used both as the flight cam on my quadcopter.

I had the normal lens first, then when I lost the mobius when it was on a different aircraft, I took the opportunity to buy the wide angle one.

the normal one never felt like I was able to see enough around me when flying, the wide one is brilliant and the extra visibility has made me a more confident pilot.

Although I have personally tested the lag/latency on the mobius live AV out in the workshop... there IS some lag... but it's tiny.

I fly my quad fast and slow using the mobius live AV out and the lag has never been an issue for me.

In fact, the Live AV out is so good, that I plan on never buying another flight cam again, I will just build a little platform so I can move my mobius around from airframe to airframe. HD and flight cam from this camera is brilliant for such a good price.
Logged

pk-surfing

  • Matured, not aged
  • Global Moderator
  • Group Captain
  • *
  • Karma: 77
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 1856
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #10 on: September 02, 2014, 03:53:06 PM »

James,

Just sent you a pm about the Mobius wide lens etc.

 :) PK
Logged
Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived

jamesb72

  • Wing Commander
  • *
  • Karma: 19
  • Offline Offline
  • Posts: 715
Re: Mobius. wide angle or normal for a miniquad
« Reply #11 on: September 03, 2014, 08:25:20 AM »

Thanks PK will get it posted today.
Logged
 


* Recent Topics
Didn't make it over the branch by luv2rip-fvp
[May 05, 2021, 01:23:46 AM]


Help required. Standalone FPV camera by FPVSteve
[April 22, 2021, 10:18:07 PM]


Wassssup from Kent by Drone 5
[April 20, 2021, 10:48:16 PM]


I forgot I had these props by luv2rip-fvp
[April 19, 2021, 03:02:31 AM]


Got out for a little fun by luv2rip-fvp
[April 19, 2021, 03:02:13 AM]


DJI FPV Quad Carry Case by Coyote
[April 16, 2021, 08:14:23 PM]


COVID 19 Preparing to safely return back to flying (Guidance) UAS by FPVSteve
[March 31, 2021, 07:51:32 PM]


Not been on for a while by bs85
[March 31, 2021, 02:03:55 PM]


SBus Question by Coyote
[March 30, 2021, 08:51:19 PM]


DJI HD V1 FPV by FPVSteve
[March 26, 2021, 11:59:39 PM]

* Keywords
fpvhub  fpv hub
first person view video piloting

rc r/c r.c. model aircraft flight pilot fpv piloting wings fly flying flight fuse fuselage aileron tail pan tilt tx rx vtx rtx receiver transmitter video radio control controlled headtracker fpvuk bfpvmfa fpv uk first person view video piloting fpv servo servos easystar easy star multiplex antenna VR1400 fatshark video goggles 2.4 5.8 1.2 900 ghz mhz uhf panel antenna circular fpv polarised tracker dbi 10mw 100mw 500mw camera osd fpvuk bfpvmfa fpv first person view video piloting downlink ezantenna tracker gps EzOSD current sensor tiny telemetry autopilot ccd gopro kx131 kx171 FY21 FY21A FY21AP II IMU oracle diversity processor video switcher fpvuk bfpvmfa fpv uk first person view video piloting insurance simulator delta wing glider funjet quadcropter helis heli helicopter electric nitro scratchbuild scratch build batteries battery 2s 3s 4s lipo lipos fpvuk first person view video piloting Antenna fpvhub  fpv first person view video piloting rc r/c r.c. model aircraft flight pilot fpv Airframe Artifical Horizon Auto pilot Av AWG AWU Bec Brownout Buddy box C rating CG Circular Polarized Data logger Dbi Dbm Dipole Diversity DVR Easycap EPO EPP Failsafe FM Freshnel zone Frequency Gain Ghz Goggles GPS Ground Station Gyro Head Tracker HD Hz Inverted Vee Jst LC Filter Lipo LUX Mah Mhz Omni OSD Pan Patch Platform Polarization Rssi RTH Servo Spotter Telemetry Tilt Tracker Transmitter TVL Ubec UHF Video Splitter Vrx Vtx Watts Yagi  fpv uk first person view video piloting rc r/c r.c. model aircraft flight pilot fpv

http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;xml http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=0 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=100 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=200 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=300 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=400 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=500 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=600 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=700 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=800 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=900 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=1000 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=1100 http://www.fpvhub.com/forum/index.php?action=sitemap;start=1200
* Disclaimer
The content, views and opinions expressed within this forum are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views, official policy or position of FpvHub. However, we reserve the right to remove or edit any content considered inappropriate.