Camera 5v?

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by superslack » 01 Feb 2018, 14:00

I was so excited to try these settings. No sooner than I finished the settings and the camera stopped putting out video signal and started a high pitch noise.

Now to troubleshoot the camera or order another.....

Trackerman
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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by Trackerman » 01 Feb 2018, 20:53

superslack wrote:I was so excited to try these settings. No sooner than I finished the settings and the camera stopped putting out video signal and started a high pitch noise.

Now to troubleshoot the camera or order another.....
Ouch!
That doesn't sound good at all.
I hope it isn't a software bug of some type.

Try emailing Foxeer, they are quite responsive to emails, I got a response next day. Their website has a technical support email address.
info@foxeer.com

I have two of these, (one for spotter and one for scope add on) and not seen an issue like this.

let us know what happens... I'm sure others will be interested.

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by Trackerman » 03 Feb 2018, 11:33

I tested out the settings last night in my usual permission.

Needed to reduce exposure : brightness to about 150 .
200 was too high and caused white-out overload on some targets .

Otherwise it worked very well, I could reduce my IR source to the lowest power (3 mode ) and still managed a very clear image at 150 meters . Only needed middle power when on full scope zoom. Never needed the full power setting, this camera has kinda made my 67mm IR source a bit of overkill , I happily use 38mm now.

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by paulham » 03 Feb 2018, 11:43

My Foxeer Night Wolf V2 arrived from survelizone. Do i need to remove the glued on filter?

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by Trackerman » 03 Feb 2018, 13:04

Yes you do.
If it's any way like mine , a small amount of heat and pressure from a blade should lift it.


And the lens is glued in, it needs gentle but firm pressure to remove it, try clamp the housing in place and use a tool to twist the lens.

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by paulham » 03 Feb 2018, 14:41

Trackerman wrote:Yes you do.
If it's any way like mine , a small amount of heat and pressure from a blade should lift it.


And the lens is glued in, it needs gentle but firm pressure to remove it, try clamp the housing in place and use a tool to twist the lens.

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What do you use for heat? a few years back I tried with a hot air gun and ended up with a bare PCB, haha

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by snoopy » 03 Feb 2018, 16:35

'who is that masked man? its the kemosabby der..the bloody injun tells you every week!'

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by Trackerman » 03 Feb 2018, 16:47

Just run a soldering along the joint between the IR filer and the glass face, melt some solder on the tip of the iron to help with heat conduction.
Just a 5 to 10 seconds along each side should do it, the get a sharp blade to separate the bond.

Then clean the glass with iso-alcohol or meths spirits until no glue remains.

see this vid, but he doe s not use an iron, just forces it off...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWmqdOVld6w


and here is another way,
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HSBf_nkTfNE

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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by Trackerman » 03 Feb 2018, 16:56

Anyone interested in a 3d mount for the Foxeer Night Wolf 2 bare PCB onto C mount lens...


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Re: Camera 5v?

Post by some bloke » 03 Feb 2018, 17:20

What's the O/D of that adaptor out of curiosity?
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