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biomecanoid 09-09-2017 07:55 PM

Mini-Review KC02 5ghz Transmitter and Camera
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Some days ago i got the KC02 Vtx and camera combo from akktek.com:


The hardware costs about €30

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012153 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505015102 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505015103

Here are some details:

7-20V FPV Transmitter

Video Format: NTSC, Output Impedance: 50 Ohm
Antenna connector: RP-SMA connector
Supply current: 280 mA, Operating Temperature: -10 +85℃
Video Band Width: 0-8.0 MHz, Audio carrier Frequency: 6.5 MHz
Video Input Level: 0.8,1.0,1.2 Vp-p, Video Input Impedance: 75 Ohm
Audio Input Level: 0.5,2.0 Vp-p, Audio Input Impedance: 10K Ohm
Operating Voltage: 7-20 V, VTX Size: 31mm*25mm*8mm

600TVL perfect picture quality camera

Pixel: NTSC: 768(H)494(V),TV System: NTSC
Resolution: 650TVL(b/w), 600tvl(color)
Synchronization : internal synchronize
Shutter Speed: (CCD IRIS) NTSC: 1/60~1/100000 sec
Noise: > 60 (AGC OFF), Video Out: 75ohm, synchronize
Min. Illumination: 0.01Lux, Auto Gain: Off/Low/Mid/High
Back Light Compensation (BLC): Off /Back light compensation/ Strong light suppression
Private shading (PRIVACY): 1~8 private shading area
Motion Detection (MD): On/ Off (Multi level sensitivity settable)
Auto White Balance: Manual / Auto / Auto track
Mirror: Horizontal Mirror optional
Negative: Positive / Negative optional
Color to B&W: Auto, DNR: 2DNR; WDR: D-WDR
Day / Night Shift: Auto/ Color/ B&W
Menu (OSD): English menu, White Dot Repair: Support
Image Adjustment: Support, Camera Title: Support
Power Requirement: DC5V~22V, Working Humidity: 20~80%
Storage Temperature: -40 ℃ ~ +60 ℃
Storage Humidity: 20~95%
Dimensions(mm): 25X25(W*L)
Power Consumption: 70mA

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012827 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505014622

Also here are the scanned manuals:

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...G?d=1505014558 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...G?d=1505014561

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...G?d=1505014551 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...G?d=1505014555

I have installed this FPV set on my XLH 9120 RC Car:

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012353 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012372 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012389 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012409

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012429 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012451 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012467 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505012482

Both the Vtx and camera were easy to install. The image is good and since its a CCD camera it performs well under low light situation, The camera feels similar to the one i used on my VRX octane.

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505013336 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505013351 https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/a...g?d=1505013367

So Far the only thing i don't like is the stand for the camera that holds the camera with only 2 screw and while it secures the camera in place the camera moves up and down on the Y axis when the car drives over bumpy terrain, so you have to fix the camera in the desired angle with some hotglue

There is also a quick unboxing video i made here:

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mechanic88 11-25-2020 03:33 AM

Is it still working 3 years later? For this price, it looks great!

biomecanoid 11-25-2020 04:03 AM

Yes still working fine and the image is nice and wide. Also the camera does not change position / does not move around even on bumpy terrain

mechanic88 11-29-2020 02:45 AM

Giving the fact that this hardware is what you would call a budget friendly equipment, I think this is a great example that you can get good quality for a reasonable price. I wouldn't recommend it to professionals, but I think for a regular simple user this device will be more than enough to do the job. Anyway, thank you for your mini-review, I think reviews are very important for anyone looking to buy something.

mechanic88 12-01-2020 11:35 AM

I've talked to one of my friends about the KC02 5ghz Transmitter and Camera, and he told me that the system works great! No problem with the initial hook up and test, and it was easy to install on the aircraft. He also told me that he retested it by powering up the aircraft and everything was fine. The latest I bought was a rear-view mirror camera system based on a review I read on https://atfulldrive.com/best-rear-view-mirror-cameras, and I am very pleased with my choice because everything works perfectly.

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