Small FPV Setup 2.4Ghz

200 mW TX on a 120mAh Lipo runs about 30 mins. Total weight with Lipoly 6.2 Grams, only 3.6 Grams with a 5V regulator so it runs of the main battery. The image is not great on a single Lipo cell. I will try it connected to a spare port on the RX see what the signal is like.


Generate video and OSD with Arduino

This setup could be used with Arduino and this Video overlay shield


And this very small light Arduino its possible  to create a OSD and FPV system under 10 grams

Femtoduino, Smallest Arduino compatible board 


Could reduce the size and weight of my MK1 Arduino / Xbee remote significantly

Simple Arduino Xbee Remote Control TX RX

With this camera you need to block out the light from the back of this camera of the PCB tracks show in the video feed. It needs a light enclosure for the whole assembly, nice and thin so it won't drag too much on top of a wing of where ever.The wires on the camera are a little fragile so I potted them in hot glue so they don't fatigue.


This 2.4Ghz 200mW AV transmitter is perfect for FPV applications. This unit offers a great low cost AV solution for your micro FPV models.
Input Voltage: DC 3.7-5V 
Consumption current: 220mA 
Working Frequency: 2.4G 
Channel: 4CHS 
Output Power: 200mW 
Video input / video modulation: 1 Vp-p(FM) 
Audio input / audio modulation: 1 Vp-p(FM) 
Audio carrier: 6.0M 
Weight: 2.7g 
Dimension: 17.8*18.2*4.5mm 
Color: Silver
Transmission distance (Open Space): 50M~150M 
Operating Temperature: -10deg C ~ +55deg C
Channels: 2414, 2432, 2450, 2468
This 420TVL Micro Camera with LED is perfect for FPV applications. The included LED ring provides visibility in dark conditions. This unit is a great low cost option for your FPV model.
Pixel: 400000 
Resolution: 420 lines
Illumination: 0.1 LUX
Lens: 2.78mm
Angle: 62 degrees
Power: 3.5~5V DC
Voltage: 100mA
Red = positive
Black = negative
Yellow = video
White = LED 
Weight: 2g


2.4Ghz AV FPV Receiver (Arduino Compatible)
This module is a 2.4Ghz band micro-power radio communications receiver, generally used to transfer audio and / or video in Arduino applications.
Designed around a low-power integrated VCO, PLL and a broadband FM video demodulator using a FM sound carrier frequency. This module complies with CE - FCC leakage requirements.
The applications for this module are vast and only limited by your imagination. This unit can also be used as a great low cost 2.4ghz Micro FPV solution.



2.4Ghz wideband FM A/V receiver

Small footprint


Low power consumption: 110mA

Operating voltage: 3.7-5v
Receiver Sensitivity: -90dBm
Channels: 2414, 2432, 2450, 2468
Dimensions: 36 x 23.5 x 6mm

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  • Hi, I'm a newbie here. May I know the connection of the fpv transmitter and receiver module?

  • Dear Nick Goodey.. Hope you are still around. I am Dom. New to forums & drones. I am, sadly, not a micro electronics person. Recently I got a parrot mambo. I hugely want to make a tiny wifi fpv camera setup for it. I think from your pictures that you could assist. Sadly I do not understand the terms used or the concepts explored. I really need to have a chat with you, to understand a bit, to discuss if what I intend is possible & basically to get a complete shopping list from you of what I need. Apologies for asking for this but I get the feeling that this is right at the bottom of your ability spectrum & so no bother. If you cannot assist could you please put me in touch with someone who could? I am bursting with design ideas & desperate to tinker & create. Please help.

  • Seems Ok at 100 meters I would estimate (not measured) in an open space its 200mW so quite  powerfull and Xbee is up to 100mW

  • What is the range? 

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