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If you ever wanted a small personal 720 line video recorder with a single button on/record cabled trigger ; or an FPV recorder that records right thru static without stopping ; or an FPV recorder for SDHC cards that can record MPEG4 .avi files with great quality at a reasonable price ; one that comes standard with a 2nd Lithium battery standard - Has a built in colour 2.5" TFT LCD screen - Records video and ground station audio - Then the CARBONBird® Black-Box FPV Flight recorder is worth a look - Based at your Ground Station it records those memorable flights of your FPV Scarab or FPV aeroplane or any onboard FPV arriving at the ground station - without any drama.
You may be thinking you dont need a ground station recorder because you are recording live on the aircraft - well consider this - if your aircraft goes down - even in close 100-200 or 300m LOS line-of-sight you may never find the aircraft (long grass - bushes or trees) or the GoPro and the HD Vision (or other expensive camera onboard) because you really need to get the last frame shots for a landmark (from the black Box recorder) or to read the GPS co-ordinates fom an OSD - trust me - ground station recorder will pay for itself many times over!
Video format MPEG 4 XVid codec ; file format wrapper .AVI (Audio is MS AD-PCM 16bit 22Mhz in mono). PC Windows or Mac playback via VLC or XVid codec for Quicktime
High Resolution LCD 2.5", TFT true color LCD
Audio and video output RCA 3-in-1 AV output
Storage type required – NOT included :SD Card Class 10 SDHC (FAT 32 ,supports 2Gb, 4Gb, 8Gb, 16Gb and 32G)
Video size / speed – auto detect and record :PAL 720x576(D1)/25FPS ; NTSC 720x480(D1)/30FPS
Power supply out for external camera :Voltage: 5V; max. current = 400 mA out
Video format:NTSC/PAL auto detect - Can be set to output either to a TV
Multi record mode:Manual/Auto/Motion detection
USB2.0 Does not need a card reader - all files can be access on PC or Mac via USB
Recording time:1 hours/movie at highest Quality (battery at 100% life) or at a rate of 3-4Gb per hour – 8Gb card = 2hrs
Power consumption:480mA/h (with LCD on), 3.7V 1000 mAH chargeable Lithium battery gives approx 2hrs run time from 100%
Charging time – 3-6 hrs - Approved 5.0V DC 1.5A Wall charger.
External power via uBEC – not included - must be DC 5v filtered, never connect more than 5v to external power !!!!!
Size:90 mm x 59 mm x23 mm
Carbonbird Reserves the right to make minor changes to this product in light of product R&D.
The User manual does NOT ship as a hard copy - Can be download HERE - CarbonBird FPV Black Box recorder user manual
USA multicopter Flyers be aware - FAA D.O.T USA published an AC 91-57 (Advisory Circular) on June 9 1981 to keep flyers of models away from populated areas (people) and minimise hazard to persons and property on the ground - the intention is conveyed by this AC - It is titled Model aircraft operating Standards - Para 3. a) to e).
Clearly stated are the 400ft height limit and not closer than 3nm from an airport and the avoidance of populated areas and parks.
Once used commercially a model in the USA becomes a U.A.S and pilots should read this document regarding the use of multicopters for Comm Ops
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