DJI FPV Goggles V2 Review
DJI recently released their first FPV drone that had a huge impact on the market. And with the new drone, they released the DJI FPV Goggles V2. The first version came out back in 2017, which was already a great invention, and with this second version, things only became better.
The DJI Goggles even including a full HDMI port to accept any video signal.
The DJI FPV Goggles V2 can display and record videos at 1440×810 and can save those footages on a micro SD card.
Weight: 420 g (headband and antennas included)
Dimensions: 202×126×110 mm (with antennas), 184×122×110mm (without antennas)
Screen Size: 2x 2-inch
Resolution (screen): 1440 × 810
Screen Renew Rate: 120 Hz
Live View Mode Low Latency Mode (720p/120fps), High-Quality Mode (720p/60fps)
Video Format: MP4 (Video format: H.264)
Power Input: 7.4-17.6 V
FOV> Adjustable from 30° to 54°
Range: 58 -70 mm
Storage: microSD up to 128GB
Design and build
The DJI FPV Goggles V2 looks a bit different from the outside. The antennas are placed in an unordinary X shape. Most of the goggles have their antennas on the top, but not this one. This placement fo the antennas are not just practical but it also looks really badass and professional in my opinion.
The goggles are placed on your head with the help of a three-strap head strap. These are of course adjustable. The part that includes the screens inside is open enough so even a person with glasses can wear it. Also, there are interpupillary distance sliders to ease the strain on the eyes so the goggles can be used by people with all kind of face widths.
All the parts of google are really solid and high-quality. The screens are clean and they won’t bother your eyes, so you can enjoy them for a long time. The face padding is comfortable and sits really well.
As the V2 goggles, works at both 2.4GHz and 5.8Ghz, the receiving wires are really multi-band. That implies your V1 radio wires won’t function admirably on the V2 – you can in any case utilize V1 receiving wire on V2 yet you will have debased reach on 2.4GHz.
When you fly the DJI FPV drone, and you want to upgrade those radio wires, you should get the ones intended for the DJI FPV V2 goggles. However, on the off chance that you don’t fly with a DJI FPV drone, V1 receiving wires ought to be fine as it just uses 5.8GHz.
Differences Between V1 and V2
V1 and V2 have indistinguishable shape and measurements, and the weight is almost the same as well. This implies all current adornments for the V1, like receiving wires, goggle ties, simple connectors and faceplate froth will in any casework.
The two of them have similar 2-inch LCD presentations and optics, offering indistinguishable screen FOV (field of view) and resolution at 1440x1080p. The V2 accompanies an outside battery while the V1 doesn’t.
There are some new highlights in the V2 for working with the DJI FPV Drone – a prebuilt drone made by DJI. One of these new highlights is the 2.4GHz recurrence uphold. The lower recurrence gives preferable sign infiltration and reaches over 5.8GHz.
On the off chance that you don’t plan to get the DJI FPV drone, yet simply need to fabricate your own FPV drone with Air Units/Vista, the progressions are immaterial. The goggles are not compatible with any of the DJI consumer drones, like the Mavic 2 Pro.
Indeed there is a 24Hz screen revive rate increment however it may or probably won’t be perceptible for the vast majority, actually is an invite improvement (on the off chance that you are a gamer you’d know). Resolution in Live View Mode (crowd mode) is additionally marginally knock-up, however not a colossal arrangement IMO.
The V2 accompanies an outside battery which is a 2S 1800mah, it has a USB-C interface for controlling the goggles just as charging. For me, this battery pack is truly not large enough for a day’s flying and I’d most likely be charging it on different occasions in the field. Fortunately, you can in any case-control the V2 goggles from a LiPo battery. DJI even made it viable with both 4S and 6S batteries now as it bolsters up to 25.2V!
What is the difference between DJI FPV Goggles and DJI FPV Goggles V2?
- The DJI FPV Goggles only support 5.8 GHz, whereas the DJI FPV Goggles V2 support both 2.4 and 5.8 GHz and can select the frequency automatically. In some areas, frequency use is restricted by law to only allow the use of 2.4 GHz
Do these googles work with Mavic Air 2?
- No, it does not work with the Mavic series. It will be compatible with the upcoming DJI FPV drone.
Will these goggles fit over glasses?
- If you have small glasses you may be able to fit them in but I was not able to fit my glasses in.
What is the video transmission latency of the DJI FPV Goggles V2?
- The latency between the camera capturing an image and displaying it on the goggles screen is lower than 28 ms in Low-Latency Mode and 40 ms in High-Quality Mode.
Do the DJI FPV Goggles V2 support screen recording?
- No, the goggles only support the recording of transmitted footage (excluding OSD information).
Can the DJI FPV Goggles V2 be charged by third-party batteries?
- The standard XT60 power cable supports charging with third-party batteries. The voltage input range is 11.1-25.2 V. The USB-C cable can only be used with the battery of the goggles. Power banks or other third-party charging devices are not supported.
How can I power on the battery of the DJI FPV Goggles V2?
- Connect the goggles to the DJI FPV Goggles battery via a power cable. Press once and then press and hold the power button to turn on or off. To avoid short circuits, do not power on the goggles when the goggles are not connected to the battery.
Do the DJI FPV Goggles V2 support audio transmission?
- Yes, it can transmit the stereo sound of the aircraft in real-time.
How can I connect the DJI FPV Goggles V2 connect to my smartphone?
- You can connect the goggles with your smartphone via OTG, USB-C, and Lightning cables.
You can buy the DJI FPV Goggles V2 from Amazon.