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DJI Osmo Action On FPV Racing Quad/Drone – Is RockSteady A Winner?

We are a little late to this game, but we felt that it was time to stick our DJI Osmo Action camera onto one of our favourite racing FPV quads – how did it fair and is RockSteady a valuable feature?

See Our Osmo Action FPV Test…

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YouTube thumbnail for the Osmo Action FPV video

The DJI Osmo Action was launched earlier this year as a GoPro Hero 7 competitor. So far opinions are positive but many miss the ‘SuperView’ aspect of the GoPro due to its better-suited FOV for action sports and even FPV racing.

The DJI action camera performed brilliantly in our test, although it should be noted that the EIS (Electronic Image Stabilisation) is far more apparent when shooting in 1080p due to the excess sensor resolution available for stabilisation.

Get Into FPV Racing…

Starting in FPV quad racing does not have to be expensive, ready-to-fly quadcopters and simplicity of configuration now makes it fairly simple.

To get started, you will need the following as a baseline, this kit can then be used with multiple quads and therefore justifies its cost in the long-term.

The kit used to fly the quad in this DJI Osmo Action video, the FrSky Taranis X9D, the FatShark HD3 goggles, 4s 1300mAh battery and the FuriBee DarkMax 220 FPV quad.
The kit used to fly the quad in this DJI Osmo Action video, the FrSky Taranis X9D, the FatShark HD3 goggles, 4s 1300mAh battery and the FuriBee DarkMax 220 FPV quad.

There are many RTF (ready to fly) options which include everything that you need to start flying immediately without buying anything else:

Alternatively, you can buy these individual components allowing you to mix-match to suit your requirements:

Comment below with your thoughts on the DJI Osmo Action, do you own one and have you strapped it to a quad or anything else?


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