Jump to content

Attention: RC-CAM.com will be closing down August 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.

Advice on what camera to buy

Recommended Posts

Hi guys,

Im looking for a suggestions on what kind of camera I should buy, im trying to start from the ground up, literaly. :)

I want to attach a small camera to a RC Tank 1/16 size, M41A3 Walker Bulldog, the camera needs to be able to do several things.

First: It needs to be able to transmit up to 200 - 300ft through walls with only a small amount of interference.

Second: It needs to be a good enough picture that I can identify a "Target" up to at least 50ft away with only the camera and view screen as my eyes, drive by video basically.

Third: It needs to cost below $100 USD idealy but it can be stretched to below $200 USD.

Fourth: It needs to be small enough that I can either hide it inside the tank or make it look like its part of the tank, I dont have the tank yet but here is the same exact thing iv purchased. My link

P.S. Id like to use the same camera for other projects like RC helicopters and airplanes at a later time, but this is not a requirement.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...