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Attention: RC-CAM.com will permanently shut down on August-08-2021.

The RC-Cam.com forum was the very first online community dedicated to the advancement of wireless video cameras on radio controlled (R/C) models. This is now called "FPV" (First Person View). We are proud of the contributions that our members have made to the FPV hobby.

We've seen significant changes over the last twenty years. Initially there were a lot of eager R/C hobbyist that built their own video systems. Allowing these creative individuals to share their work was the purpose of this site. Now the FPV market is flooded with low cost systems; Sadly DiY FPV video projects are now rarely discussed.

RC-CAM.com (main site and forum) will be closing down August 2021. This was announced several months ago (March 2021) to allow our members ample time to download any information that is important to them. After the site is shutdown the information will no longer be available here.

We appreciate every member's involvement with advancing the FPV hobby. It is indeed sad to say goodbye to all our online friends. Be safe and stay healthy.

Isaac F

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  • Birthday 11/07/1966

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    Panama Rep. of Panama
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    Fly remote control Helis & Airplanes

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  1. Hello Guys, do any of you know who sell this boost RC glider? THX, Isaac
  2. So instead of use a TrackR1 could it be posible to use a 5 TV monitors with 5 cameras that are installed viewing a specific angle so when you are flying its look like you are seen thru the airplanes windows? I know maybe this is overkill but just a nice idea Isaac
  3. Hello Kilrah, I just edited my post about using a regular 2 axis gyro like a Futaba GYA352 since there is one that do the head traker trick available on the market. Thank you for your explication. Isaac
  4. Just curious? Why you need 2 gyros? I was reading on the web page you mentioned above and each one is a head traker.............. So why you use 2 gyros? THX, Isaac
  5. Guys, have any of you have try one of this or any products from this company? I want to mount one of this cameras on a RC airplane...... Whats your advise? BoosterVision GearCam & 12db Hi-Gain Combo THX, Isaac
  6. Check this out. Here is a guy that made one for learning to hover. Also, he sells de plans to build one and how to conect it to a TX. http://www.heli-chair.com The aditional things will be adding the TV monitors in order to real fill we are inside the cokpit Isaac
  7. Check this idea: To make a Pilot chair with 3 big plasma TV. One on front and the other 2 at the side and put 3 cameras on a airplane for each TV and fly it with the pilot controls at the chair. Isaac
  8. Hello guys, since I am pretty sure many of you use BEC (Battery Eliminator) for your RX´s make sure to read this and be carefull. This was posted in several forums like helifreak, runryder, rcuniverse and others........ This does not happend to me. It happend to a forum member name: lakespinner2 I just copy and paste here so you know about this in order to prevent you guys of experince the same thing. You can read lakespinner2 initial post at: http://runryder.com/helicopter/t316871p1/ So be carefull and spread the word. THX, Isaac Here is what lakespinner2 post: I recently bought two Medusa BEC's, I bought one two or three weeks ago and just received the second one today. BOTH of them have the input and output wires labeled backwards. If you're installing one don't assume it's labeled correctly. CHECK it somehow. It totally destroyed a brand new gyro and a swash servo in less than two seconds. There was a loud bang with white smoke pouring from the Medusa BEC and gray smoke pouring from the swash servo housing. I don't trust the other two servos or receiver on my new T-rex 600 after being subjected to that kind of trauma. I've already re-bought the gyro and servos, to a tune of roughly $500. I still have to get a new receiver so it'll end up being about a $600 manufacturing mistake. It's hard to believe one sticker can do this much damage. The story I got on the phone was that they had a relatively new employee involved in the manufacturing process somehow. Medusa won't cover ANY of the damage. They did say they had sent me a new BEC to replace the mis-labeled one. When I first spoke with the Medusa folks they seemed unaware of the problem until I called and sent them photos of my char-broiled BEC. I also called a vendor and they checked a couple of new BEC's they had in stock and they both were labeled backwards as well. I was told Medusa was calling their distributers about it. I had hoped Medusa would help me out with at least the one totally dead servo and gyro but no dice. They first claimed I'd modified the BEC, which I guess is somewhat true; I did add connectors to both ends of the wires and I added a ferrite ring. Then they said I should have noticed the reversed labeling since the instructions are in the package. In truth I didn't read the instructions, there's only two wires marked "Battery" and "Load." Being an electrical engineer it seemed pretty simple and I've wired up at least half a dozen in the past without any problems. In my defense, their QC didn't catch it either and they see them every day. I was kind of surprised at their lack of sympathy and support, I've been a pretty loyal Medusa customer for the last couple of years, I have a few of their motors in my little T-rex 450's. I know everything you buy says they're not responsible for consequential damages but this just smells bad. On so many levels. I ran a little voltage test on the one I received today. (I ordered another BEC the same day the first one went into self destruct mode, it took me a day to find the root cause of the problem.) I'll add a pic or two. If you made it this far, thanks, I feel a 'little' better after venting, but I really don't want anyone else to have to go through this. It is VERY VERY hard on the wallet.
  9. Hello guys, this is my first post and I got interested in this because I saw this nice Vrflyer Video that shows the camera movement follow headset. I have been in RC from more than 20 years flying helis and airplanes. Is there is a available unit on the market at a reasonable price that I can get and mount it on a airplane similar to the one on the Vrflyer Video? I know some electronics but I prefer something that is ARF BTW, I live in Panama Central America and we dont have any FCC regulations, about freq used, etc THX, Isaac
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