When it comes to the newest and most powerful flying drones, the hobbyist has come a long way in the past decade.
Now it’s even easier to get the perfect FPV experience thanks to an array of flight and camera accessories.
From the humble FPV camera, to the ultra-powerful FPV quadcopter, and the FPV modeler, the accessories you need to build your next FPV project are almost endless.
Whether you’re looking to get into aerial photography or a little bit more advanced, the list of FPV equipment is endless.
But, there are some things you need in order to get your FPV flying.
Here are 10 accessories that are definitely worth your time.1.
FPV Camera: FPV Cameras come in all kinds of flavors, but there are three common favorites: GoPro, DJI, and RCA.
With each manufacturer offering a different camera, we’ve created this list to give you a quick overview of the different brands and specs.
GoPro: GoPro has been the go-to brand for FPV cameras since the GoPro Hero 3 camera launched in 2012.
The GoPro HERO3 Black is the first to ship with the GoPro Camera software, and it’s also the most expensive FPV package on the market.
For the price, the HERO3 is one of the best value cameras available for FPVs.
DJI: With the DJI Phantom 4 Pro, DJIS DMR and DMC Pro DJI DMR series, you get the full DJI FPV FPV flight package.
For less than $1000, the DJIS Phantom 4 and DJI DJM series are the only FPV models available that offer both a camera and FPV transmitter.
RCA: The RCA RC Helicopter FPV kit comes with two flight controllers, a transmitter, a battery, and an accessory pouch.
The DJI Flight Controller, which is $400, has two RC Helicopters (the DJI UAV) and a transmitter.
DJII: The DJII R2 is the only RCA FPV RC Helicopy model with a transmitter and camera, but the R2 also has a remote control.
The R2 has the ability to track flight speed and altitude, but is less capable than the DJII Flight Controller.
GoPro HERO5 Black: GoPro HERO 5 is a great FPV starter kit for under $500.
The HERO5 includes two FPV controllers, and a camera, transmitter, and battery pack.
DJF: DJF is a leading brand of FPVs and has been around for over 30 years.
With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, DJF offers an all-in-one FPV video and audio camera, FPV headset, and FPX transmitter.
The drone is lightweight, easy to use, and has a low price tag.
RHA: The RC Helicops are one of DJI’s most popular FPV kits.
These large, fully integrated RC Helicopes are available in two colors and offer up to eight flight controllers.
The Drones come in two models, the RC Helicoplane and the RC Jet.
The Jet comes with an RC Heliccopter with a camera transmitter and a battery pack, and also includes a remote controller.
The remote control can track flight time, altitude, and throttle position.
RMI: The Garmin HERO2 is a fully integrated drone that comes with both a GoPro HERO camera and a GoPro transmitter.
GoPro Camera: The GoPro camera is the most popular camera on the planet, and there are many great choices.
For just under $1,000, the GoPro HERO4 is the best-selling GoPro camera model.
For around $600, you can add the Hero5 Black, HERO5 Red, HERO4 Silver, HERO2 Blue, HERO3 Silver, and HERO3 Green cameras to the mix.
GoPro Video: The best-priced GoPro video camera in the world is the HERO4 Black.
With an incredible $1.4 million price tag, the Hero4 Black is a top choice for anyone looking for a high-end video camera.
For $600 or less, you don’t need to worry about a camera that’s too heavy.
The $1 million HERO4 Pro camera is also a popular choice, with prices dropping significantly in the $600 to $900 range.
DJK: DJK has the best GoPro video, audio, and accessories, and comes in multiple color options.
The Phantom 4 series, HERO 4, and DJ3 models come with cameras and accessories.
DJZ: DJZ is one-stop shop for FPVT equipment.
The most popular and affordable GoPro cameras are the HERO 4 Black and HERO5.
DJC: DJC has the most affordable GoPro FPV gear for under about $300.
DJV: DJV is DJI and the company has been offering FPV goggles for years.
DJR: DJR is the biggest and best FPV manufacturer in the country, and