Ultra Micro FPV System with Headset (SPMVS1100) Unboxing

I got this combined Fat Shark transmitter/micro camera and FPV headset combo :


Ultra Micro FPV System with Headset (SPMVS1100)

From Magic Box Hobbies in Vancouver.

It comes with pretty much everything you need to get going for FPV (First Person View) besides the power for the VA1100 camera itself :

  • Spektrum VA1100 Ultra Micro FPV camera.
  • Fat Shark Teleporter V4 FPV headset.
  • Spironet RHCP antenna.
  • 760mAh 7.4V LiPo headset battery with charger.
  • Y-harness camera power connector and lens cloth.

Everything is well-packaged :

Spektrum VA1100 Ultra Micro FPV camera

The camera is tiny ! And weighs about 4g !

The antenna is soldered on the transmitter itself (for FCC rules?) :

VA1100 Closeup

VA1100 Closeup

Fat Shark Teleporter V4 FPV goggles

Inside the Fat Shark package there are :

  • The Teleporter goggles themselves.
  • Spironet RHCP antenna for the goggles.
  • A 7.4V 760mAh Li-Po battery.
  • Carrying case for the goggles.
  • Composite output cable.
  • S-video output cable.
  • Cloth lens wipe.
  • Instruction manual covering the goggles -and- the VA1100 camera.
  • A sheet of Fat Shark stickers.

Interestingly enough, there’s a QA pass tag inside saying it was checked okay on 2014/10.

The goggles are pretty neat – though they only have 320×240 resolution. I also need to wear my contacts with them because my eyesight is horrible. Even the diopter insert kit doesn’t have the correction I need (I’m at -5.5 and -8.5). I’m going to see if a local glasses store can grind down some of my old eyeglass lens to fit the slots.

The battery plugs into the right side and tucks into a loop on the headstrap – it’s a little bit unstable and can fall out if you pull the headstrap too much.

7.4V Li-Po Charger

The charger is nothing special but does the job. It also comes with various international power adaptors :


The SPMVS1100 kit is not too bad as a starter kit – the goggles are amazing going from nothing but I can see them getting outgrown fairly quickly.

The VA1100 micro camera/transmitter combo is quite nice – the connector is the wrong type for my LaTrax Alias quadcopter but I’m going to figure out some way to run it off the quadcopter’s battery.

I’m kind of happy I got this kit though I think it might be reaching near end of sale life.

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