1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by Clunge » 07 Nov 2017, 10:46

My though as well. I reckon the Night Eagle (1 - I cannot comment on the 2 version) could be a better spotter camera than the e700.

In very very low light, you can get a useable (though probably not shootable), image.

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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by CustomRifleScopesUK » 15 Nov 2017, 16:03

snoopy wrote:i got a problem with replacing the lens on my 'night' eagle, they focus about a thread and a half outside the body, i.e. cant attach a 12 or 16mm to it.

rather anoying that.

are there diferent types, as in longer or shorter focal types with longer/shorter screw mounts?
I found that there are a few lenses that have longer threads as this was the problem i had, but you can find them :thumbup:

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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by snoopy » 15 Nov 2017, 16:31

CustomRifleScopesUK wrote:
snoopy wrote:i got a problem with replacing the lens on my 'night' eagle, they focus about a thread and a half outside the body, i.e. cant attach a 12 or 16mm to it.

rather anoying that.

are there diferent types, as in longer or shorter focal types with longer/shorter screw mounts?
I found that there are a few lenses that have longer threads as this was the problem i had, but you can find them :thumbup:
hmm i'll keep looking then ty

cant get C mount lens on there eather as it happens...bit of a shit.
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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by superslack » 07 Dec 2017, 03:28

@sysrover, did you get the settings worked out and get the Night Eagle 2 to work acceptably?

This recent review indicates low light performance should still be good: https://oscarliang.com/runcam-night-eagle-2-fpv-camera/

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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by summer-blue » 08 Dec 2017, 23:41

According to Runcam tech support. You should first do a factory default setting to the Night Eagle 2 (use osd and press "load default"), then open the camera and get the main board out and do short circuit to port "LT" and port "ER" to clean out the noise.
I tried the method and it works better than before. Before this, I can't tell the difference between Night eagle 2 and Eagle 2.

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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by snoopy » 14 Dec 2017, 12:18

found some 12mm exstenders so i should be able to use my other lenses when it arrives.
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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by snoopy » 31 Dec 2017, 19:46

hmmm.. ok i give up on runcam, its a feet of engineering to get the focal distance and body/mount just right...so nothin else will fit????

exstention mtv to mtv gives the macro affect, mtv to C/CS just too far away..
no other lens will get close enought in the cam body mount and its all to far away with adapters..17 random other lenses ranging from 25mm-1.8mm in multiples of frustration..

sorry but at that price i really am not happy with it.


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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by Trackerman » 03 Jan 2018, 13:35

hello folks,
whats the general consensus now?

is the E700 still leader of the pack or is the Night Eagle better?

and for the money (28 quid) is the Runcam Owl 2 a good performer ?

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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by reindeer » 25 Jan 2018, 13:15

Did anyone try if the Night Eagle 2 fits snug into a floplast housing?
If it does not fit, would the NE2 board fit into an e700 housing? Is there a member who could try that?
In that way we could keep on using floplast based housings for Night Eagle 2 builds.
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Re: 1/1.8" CMOS camera RunCam Night Eagle (Black & White Video Only, No Color)

Post by snoopy » 25 Jan 2018, 18:42

have you guys found a 12 or 16mm lens that works on the run cam?
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