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Old 12-22-2004, 05:07 PM
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I have a raptor 30 v2. What i would like to do is to mount a camera on it, fly it and record some images for viewing later when i get home. i would like the images to be of good quality and with sound if possible. (by images i do mean video, not stills.) the field i use to fly is about five miles from my house. What equipment would i need to do this? ignoring parts to attach it to the helicopter and a computer or whatever to view the recorded images. does anyone know of a supplier here in the uk or one elsewhere that would deliver to the uk? any ideas on price? this heli mounted camera thing baffles me totally! [&:]
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Just read the posts in this forum and you'll get lots of ideas about what works and what doesn't. That's easier than answering a lot of questions. Most of anything you will ever want to know about aerial video and photography is somewhere on this page or the next one. Good luck.
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Yeah, sorry, what i forgot to say was that i have tried that, hence i posted here but i just dont understand it all. i am new even to this rc thing let alone aerial photography!!!! i just need laymans terms, basics. just what i need ie a camera, battery pack, reciever or whatever. i will then go from there to work out specs and a plan of action etc. if someone could just tell me what equipment works for them then that would be good.

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i have my camera, transmitter and receiver setup ordered. any ideas how i can record this in the field? what is the best way, the cheapest way, to record the images for viewing later when i get home?
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If you are doing aerial photos, you would need a laptop to download them onto. If you are doing aerial video with a transmitter, either a Mini DV or tv/vcr combo that runs off twelve volts is also good.
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I use my Nikon 3700 I can record up to 7 min. Light cheap and fun.
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