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Andy7:
22 Aug 2019 10:27:36
Sure. But basically, all the subjects are getting cut off.
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21 Aug 2019 18:14:54
Can you pm me a screen shot of what you mean
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Gaza - can you make the subject line section in the forum topic list wider? It's cutting off the subject field really short.
Andy7:
19 Aug 2019 09:14:20
Good for you!  ~~
DarkButterfly:
18 Aug 2019 19:13:57
Had another negative encounter, it's been a few years since the last one, just an uneducated ******, going on about drones being illegal yada yada yada.    :-/
Still that didn't spoil my flying time, had an absolute blast  ~~
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07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
hoverfly:
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
atomiclama:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
DarkButterfly:
29 Jul 2019 18:53:33
Just had a thought, even with all the crashing I've done, I haven't bought any replacement props in over a year ~~
ched:
09 Jul 2019 19:45:42
May the sun shine and winds be light for BFU#8. Son't forget lots of vids for those of us unable to attend.  :D
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R/C video switcher question.

Started by esoarer, Monday,April 15, 2013, 09:16:22

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esoarer

I have two 12v and one 5v camera on my HexCopter and want to switch between them in flight. Using a 3-way video switch (which passes the same supply voltage through to each camera), I guess I will need to pass 12v and use a 5V UBEC on the camera side of switch with the 5V camera - OR is there a better way ??? 

Have search posts to find an answer, but no luck so far although I';m sure others must have faced the same problem!

firey1

another way could be to take out the power wire from the plug to the switcher unit and run a power line straight from your ubec or a 5v off your F/C this is what i did for my osd to stop the minim osd heating up with the 12v videoTX /camera
MIKE

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esoarer

Thanks for that info !

Fitted the Fox Tech Cam Switch-3 today (purchased from > http://www.firstpersonview.co.uk/ - GREAT next day service BTW - and I was able to get the wiring info I needed from > http://www.foxtechfpv.com/foxtech-3-way-cam-switcher-p-175.html < Anyway it works as I had hoped in that it will switch JUST the video signal channel. I thus left the existing independent (5v and 12v) power lines in to each camera and switched just the video signal. The unit was no trouble to set us and worked first time using standard Futaba pulse width signals. I actually decided to switch just 2 of the 3 cameras as switching to the non output channel gives a blank black screen with JUST the OSD display and this is MUCH easier to read on a black background rather than a camera view. Anyway, thanks for your help - I am well pleased with the outcome.
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Martin