If you are looking for an FPV experience using your drone that is like no other, FPV goggles will give you a virtual reality flight experience. You will see the view from your drone's camera right before your eyes. Eachine EV800D goggles are a great choice for a view you'll never forget. We compared these goggles to three top competitors to find out how the EV800D goggles stand up to the competition.
What is the EACHINE EV800D?
The Eachine EV800D goggles are an affordable and long-range set of goggles for FPV flight. The range of these goggles is comparable to FPV goggles of twice the price, and the design is durable and travel-friendly. The set includes the battery, a battery charger, a carrying bag, two antennas, and a cleaning cloth.
One of the most remarkable features of the Eachine EV800D is the range. Two powerful antennas give the goggles a range of 1000 meters and 40 channels. The Eachine features a DVR function and has a range of controls on top of the goggles. The goggles are lightweight and compact making them great for travel. The rechargeable battery lasts about 90 minutes. You can remove the antennas for easier portability and everything fits nicely in the carrying case. The three-way head strap is adjustable and the eyecups have ample padding to keep you comfortable while wearing the goggles.
The Eachine DVR records to a microSD card that can be placed at the top of the goggles. You can choose to view footage in 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratios. The 5-inch built-in monitor displays 480P and the SD card records at a slightly higher resolution. The controls on top of the goggles can be seen on the on-screen display, so you don't have to remove the goggles to see what settings you are using.
You can find the EV800D goggles from Eachine for around $125 from drone retailers or Amazon.
How It Compares
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Ease of Use
The Eachine EV800D goggles are easy to use with a variety of controls on the top of the headset. The headset has an adjustable strap that fits snuggly around the head. The eyecups have ample padding for a comfortable experience. The on-screen display shows the current settings while you use the controls on top of the goggles.
The Eachine EV800D has two receivers for 40 channels. The dual antennas allow for a long flight range of up to 1000 meters.
The Eachine EV800D goggles are durable. The lightweight design and carrying case makes them quite easy to travel with. The antennas come off easily for a more compact design.
The Eachine EV800D goggles have a battery life of about 90 minutes. The top of the goggles has an indicator to let you know when the battery life is low and the battery life can also be displayed on the on-screen display.
- Dual 1920 x 1080 HD Screens; 1080p/30 fps Viewing
- 720p/60 fps Viewing; Head Tracking Control
- Intelligent Flight Mode Support; Integrated Touchpad
DJI Goggles 1080P HD Immersive FPV Drone Accessory offers a premium experience with Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 drone compatibility. The goggles are equipped with autonomous controls to take off and land the drone. The goggles display in 1080P HD and have a touchscreen for various controls. The goggles also have head tracking through internal sensors.
The DJI goggles have a range of applications outside of use for the drone. The goggles can be used for game consoles such as the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. The goggles have an HDMI output to view footage recorded on a PC or TV. The goggles have speakers built-in for an audio experience from your drone.
Ease of Use
The DJI 1080P Goggles have impressive features that professionals and enthusiasts are sure to appreciate. Beginners will find the goggles easy to use as well. The touchpad allows you access to multiple controls including take-off and landing the drone and other autonomous modes.
The DJI 1080P Goggles have a long-range receiver for 1000ft of coverage. When using head tracking in 720P 60FPS the range is slightly lower.
The DJI 1080P Goggles are durable and made for long-lasting use. The goggles are designed to be comfortable with an ergonomic head strap.
The DJI 1080P Goggles have an impressive 6-hour battery life. The battery is a rechargeable lithium-ion design.
- Extremely comfortable with 3-way head strap.
- Convenient DVR recording with OSD.
- Compact design makes it easier to travel with than other panel viewer goggles.
Fat Shark Recon V2 FPV Video Goggles have a compact and portable design that stands up the wear and tear of beginner use. The Recon V2 is an affordable FPV goggle. It has a comfortable padded eyecup and adjustable strap. The goggles have a 32 channel receiver that can communicate over 100ft. The goggles feature controls on the top of the goggles and a DVR. The DVR content is stored on an SD card. The V2 model makes major improvements on the original Recon in terms of features, but still has a price tag that is friendly to beginners.
Ease of Use
Fat Shark Recon V2 FPV Video Goggles are simple and affordable for beginners. The screen displays signal strength, battery life, and channel. The goggles have a DVR built-in and a 5-way control on the top.
Fat Shark Recon V2 FPV Video Goggles have a 32 channel antenna receiver. The goggles work at 5.8Ghz and have a range of over 100ft.
Fat Shark Recon V2 FPV Video Goggles are durable and made for beginners. The eyecups have ample padding and the three-way T-strap has a range of adjustments. The goggles stand up to travel with a compact design.
The Fat Shark Recon V2 FPV Video Goggles' battery is rechargeable. The battery will last around 4 hours of use.
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Ease of Use
FPV Goggles 5.8GHZ Flysight Goggles are easy to use for beginners and enthusiasts. The eyecup padding on the goggles is comfortable and allows for air circulation. Picture in picture mode is especially helpful when filming outdoors to avoid obstacles while piloting.
The 40 channel 5.8Ghz diversity receiver provides a good range for FPV flight with the FPV Goggles 5.8GHZ Flysight Goggles. The goggles have a range of about 200 meters before the video screen will have static and eventually lose signal.
FPV Goggles 5.8GHZ Flysight Goggles have flexible eyecups and durable construction. The goggles are adjustable to fit a variety of pilots. The goggles have a built-in fan to increase circulation and a lightweight design for comfort. The antennas are reliable and durable.
The battery for the FPV Goggles 5.8GHZ Flysight Goggles lasts around 80 minutes. The battery is extremely convenient because it adds no weight to the goggles themselves and can be held in a pocket.
We gave the Eachine EV800D a rating of 4 out of 5 stars. We found the range of the goggles to be one of the most impressive features, but the goggles overall offer a good value for the price. The Eachine has a range of 1000 meters and the dual antennas have compatibility with 40 channels. The EV800D has a DVR feature and a space for a microSD card to record your flights. The built-in display is 5 inches and displays in 480P.
The EV800D from Eachine has an impressive range of controls for the camera and DVR on top of the goggles. The controls show up on the on-screen display, so you don't have to remove the goggles. You can choose to display the video in 16:9 and 4:3 aspect ratio. The goggles are comfortable with a three-way head strap and padded eyecups. The antennas come off easily so the goggles are lighter and more compact. The set includes a carrying case for the lightweight goggles.
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