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Made my own FPV goggles

Discussion in 'FPV (First Person View)' started by amckim2084, Oct 27, 2015.

  1. amckim2084

    Aug 9, 2015
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    So I got tired of searching for the type of goggles that I wanted. All I saw were VR goggles with the whole split screen thing and it just wasn't what I was looking for so I just gave up and made my own. I almost tossed the thing several times because it was just taking too long and finally finished and it fits great.

    I haven't actually got to fly with it yet and I still need to put a strap on it but it seems to fit my face well and I can clearly see the screen on my phone. Basically just made it out of cardboard and duct tape. I used door frame seal around the edges and it's actually quite comfortable when pressed against my face. I put a flap door on the side to slip my phone in, which is a snug fit so my phone won't tip over inside, and then put a hole on the other side for pushing my phone back out. It also works as an emergency entrance for my finger in case my phantom ever goes into landing mode and I need to stop it.

    The distance from my eyes to the phone is about 5 1/2 inches which is perfect for me. I get my DBS antenna mod on Thursday so I will test thing out on my first long distance flight this weekend.

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  2. Mark The Droner

    Aug 26, 2015
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    I thought about doing something like that but my eyes have to be at least ten inches away or it's blurry. And that's wearing glasses. I'm old.
  3. len750

    Dec 10, 2013
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    Too close for me as well.
  4. Bob Charlton

    Oct 25, 2015
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    Leicestershire, UK
    Hi I've just down loaded the DroneVR on my iPhone 4s and tried it out (indoors - (props removed of course) on my Phantom2 vision+ V3 using the cheapest VR googles off eBay (under £15.00 inc postage) and it works a treat. The head tracking works as well and is smooth and quick to respond from straight ahead to direct down. As soon as the weather get better I will be out there spotting the "Drone Hunters", see my posting re Drone Shooting etc.
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