DIY Ghetto 5.8g wireless monitor project goggle conversion

Hi there, another update on the blog I wrote last week which showed how to make a cheap ($50) wireless fpv monitor. This week, I updated to show how to convert the cheap hacked together wireless monitor, and using a cheap $2 fresnel lens we can make immersive goggles, either by cutting up cardboard and fixing with sticky tape, or buying a head mount like in this right image. The head mount is still pretty cheap at £14.05 but in the spirit of DIY, I suggest making your own

Update is at the bottom of the blog article. Hope this helps and inspires some peeps.

Article here:

Happy flying :)

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Comment by Gary Mortimer on November 13, 2014 at 9:26pm


Comment by Liu heng on November 13, 2014 at 10:05pm

Can we make a  immersive goggles like Oculus Rift,which can give us 3D FPV vision

Comment by Petr Hubacek on November 14, 2014 at 12:35am

Liu: 3D vision is known also as Stereoscopy. Wikipedia: The stereoscope was first invented in 1838. Almost 200 years ago ! :-)

And yes, can be cheap. Replace a static image by a phone or a tablet and you are have it.

You can also watch youtube 3D movies. 3D Demo 1080p Legends of Flight

Comment by benbojangles on November 14, 2014 at 1:45am

If you have a wifi camera (and are using non-2.4ghz on your tx) you can use an IP camera app to see the video on screen. An example app

configuring IP camera viewing for google cardboard should be done via cardboard sdk

Comment by benbojangles on November 14, 2014 at 1:49am

Check this blog post: diydrones blog post here

Comment by Paul on November 14, 2014 at 6:39am

I got this for $4 work great with my nexus 5 and you can use the lens if needed. 

Hasbro MY3D Viewer for iPod touch and iPhone Black

Comment by F. C. Bearsch on November 14, 2014 at 7:33am

Very Nice Ben, your finds rock!

Comment by Oyvind Amundsen on November 14, 2014 at 12:55pm

cool Project, I`m working on something like this - combining a 5.5" 800x600 LCD + 5,8Ghz RX + OSD
I have a 3D printer, so I plan to design and print the "housing".

Comment by benbojangles on November 14, 2014 at 8:44pm

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Comment by benbojangles on November 14, 2014 at 8:44pm

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