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Weighs only 56g, 38mmx38mmx36mm. Compatible with the mount base of GoPro Hero Session 5. Ultra-light 4K HD camera can now shoot 2.7K 60fps videos.
Equipped with electronic image stabilization(EIS) chip and the built-in Sony IMX377 12MP high-performance image sensor, the RunCam 5 Orange offers smoother and higher quality videos.
The upgraded CPU offers ultra-low power consumption. 4K recording time up to 105 minutes! 1080p/60fps up to 120minutes. Improves over 30% than Black.
Special Design for FPV: The only bandwidth dynamic motion camera on the market. Sturdy lens protection design, small size, 145Â° wide angle view. Of course also a versatile small action camera.
High Quality Image: 4K/30fps, 2.7K/50fps, 1080P/120fps, 60fps video output. Excellent WDR effect, ensuring high definition image even facing directly to the sunlight.
*:RunCam 5 Orange
Image Sensor: SONY IMX 377 (12MP)
Video Resolution: 4K30fps / 2.7k50fps / 1080P120fps / 1080P60fps / 1440P60fps
Field of View (FOV): 145Â°
Video File Format: MP4
TV Mode: NTSC (720*480) / PAL (720*576) Switchable
Communication Interface: Micro USB
MicroSD Card supported: Up to 128G. Please make sure that the file format of the SD card is FAT32, otherwise, it will easily cause errors. U3 recommended: (2.7K50/1080P120 requires U3 or above; other solutions require U1 or above)
USB Power Input: DC 5-15V
Battery Capacity: 900mAh
Power Consumption: Max 620mA 5V
Net Weight: 56g (with battery)
1 * RunCam 5 Camera Orange
1 * Micro-USB Cable
2 * Velcro
1 * Manual
*:RunCam 5 Orange
|Product Dimensions||1.5 x 1.5 x 1.4 inches|
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|Item model number||P179H29T31LYADQ4|
4.4 out of 5 stars
|Best Sellers Rank|| |
#20 in Surveillance Camera Lenses
|Date first listed on Amazon||December 21, 2019|
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January 16, 2019
Since the reviews for different items seem to be mixed together, I would like to clarify that I am reviewing the RunCam 3s action camera.
Firstly, I was blown away by the quality of the picture for the price I paid. Video is very nice at 1080p/60fps and I have been able to get some very nice recordings of my flights. The WDR is relatively quick to respond to changes in light and can pick up images easily on a cloudy day.
There is no LCD on the camera unlike the GoPro Session series, so it’s hard to tell what function or attribute you are changing with the two buttons on the outside. There are two status indicator LEDs as well that are supposed to show you what menu you are in. To be honest, I didn’t bother with changing settings that way.
The RunCam app for smartphones is what you can use to change settings on the camera – which at first seems very convenient. However, the app would crash the first time I launched it after a period of time, and it shuts off your mobile data and disconnects your WiFi from the internet. Not a huge deal in reality but still a bit annoying. There are plenty of settings that you can change in the app such as contrast, light gain, WDR settings, etc – a lot like your standard FPV camera.
Finally, my biggest complaint. The battery life of this camera is absolutely terrible. I can record between 8 and 15 minutes of flight before my camera runs out of juice. Luckily, it looks as if it is able to save the current recording if it runs out of power, but it’s frustrating that I can only record so much before I have to recharge – especially since it takes between 1 and 2 hours to charge fully. I suppose you could purchase more batteries and charge them up beforehand, but my old original GoPro Hero Session’s battery lasted at least an hour before going kupoot.
There are some things that I really like about this camera (most notably the picture quality and relatively low price), but it just doesn’t compare with the GoPro Hero Session series that it was clearly contesting.
Edit: Also, the manual states that this camera supports up to a 64GB class 10 Micro-SD card, but my camera wouldn’t recognize the two 64GB cards I tried. I ended up having to use a 32GB card instead.
April 12, 2018
Good picture, I especially like the stepping zoom function, and it doesn’t seem to lose resolution on zoom either. My educated guess is, the CMOS chip provides better than 800tvl to the processing unit, and the zoom stepping is committed on a pre-processing basis.
I am piping 16+ into the unit off a 4S system, and this sucker gets HOT standing still. I do hope that’s not going to be an issue in the future, especially with the polyethylene canopy on my foam plane. We will see! I may design and FDM print a new canopy with this camera in mind.
Overall, given I haven’t flown my plane yet, let alone with FPV, from what I saw on the bench, this camera looks great! I bought it because Oscar Liang put it on his review list as having the best picture for a CMOS camera without any “jello”. I do not forsee any issues.
July 23, 2019
We mounted this on a large, tracked robot. With every bump, the transmission would cut out, but quickly returned. It lasted for about 4 hours of driving before failing. It got incredibly hot and then the signal was intermittent. Finally, it just failed. I suspect there was a cold solder joint that had a lot of resistance. That probably was the source of the dropouts and probably led to the extra heating until the joint failed.
The lesson learned here is to not wait for months before thoroughly testing it — test it while you can still return it.
November 18, 2018
This is a great fpv camera. I used it to replace a stock one from a space wolf and wow is the picture better. Bigger lens than I’m used to but it works fine. Something to pay attention to when buying for a tight build.
-It’s small like a micro but quality of a bigger one.
-Easy to use interface for settings
-stock settings ok
-ships fast from seller
-stock settings ok (not long to get the picture looking nice)
-lens is bigger than most micro cameras (I know when buying)
June 18, 2018
Awesome quality camera. The DVR doesn’t do it justice. In the goggles it is killer. The lens on it is kind of huge for small builds though (<3″). I have mine barely squeezed into an iFlight 2.5″ frame after I dremeled some carbon and some aluminum risers to make it fit. But the fitting problems are balanced by the sweet image. Get one.
July 17, 2018
Super camera indeed. You will need to adjust to the digital image but it’s doing a better job than other cameras on the market.
I have Sparrow 2 and this Eagle, shadows are more rich with this camera but digital noise included. I prefer to see the shadows and suffer a bit from the quality.
July 11, 2018
For me, all things equal, ease of installation on the frame is important. This camera comes with nothing that help in this, compare this to Caddex which has better specs and comes with everything you need and more…I’d go for Caddex next time!
great micro camera. fit it to the leader120 for a night time neighborhood cruiser. awesome. will purchase another eventually. room for improvement in weight reduction, and price reduction. maybe add a mic. they are also slightly bigger than my other micro cameras so installing it may pose some challenges.