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FatShark Base SD manual

BASE SD FPV GOGGLE 

USER MANUAL 

 

Revision C    05/07/2013 

For more product information, please visit: 

www.fatshark.com 

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Introduction 
Congratulations on purchasing the Fat Shark BASE SD FPV video goggles with FPV specific 
features like  high pass filtering for use with UHF RC controllers and video sync tip signal 
conditioning to tolerated poor video inputs resulting from mixed and compounded AV 
components.  To ensure your continued enjoyment, please take the time to thoroughly read 
through this operating manual before using. 
 
IMPORTANT!!!!   Product Warning!!!!! 
DO NOT LEAVE HEADSET EXPOSED TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT. 

 

SUNLIGHT WILL MAGNIFY THROUGH THE OPTICS AND BURN 
HOLES IN THE LCD COLOR FILTER (shows as white dots) THIS WILL 
NOT BE COVERED BY WARRANTY.  KEEP GOGGLES IN 
PROTECTIVE CASE WHEN NOT IN USE 
 
POWERING GOGGLES OFF RC PACKS MAY RESULT IN CABLE 
FIRES (RC PACKS HAVE NO SAFETY CIRCUITS TO PREVENT 
EXCESS CURRENT).  IF POWERING OFF RC PACKS, USE POWER 
SHEILD ACCESSORY OR IRC POWERBOX.  FAT SHARK WILL NOT 
BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE RESULTING FROM 
POWERING GOGGLES FROM RC PACKS. 

Product contents 
Zipper Carry Case 

BASE SD Headset 

3m AV Cable  

5cm Power Lead 

Manual 

Controls Diagram 

Controls 
Brightness/contrast control: 
  
Pressing left and right increases/decreases display contrast.  Press forward/back 
increases/decreases brightness. 

Volume control:  There is no volume control volume level is set at high.  Use adjustable 
earphone accessory for volume control. 

Accessories 
Diopter lens 
For near sighted users, diopter lens insert sets are available that include -2, -4 and -6 dpt.   
 
Adjustable Earphones 
For simplicity and minimalist controls, the AttitudeSD does not have volume control. Audio is 
outputting at max volume and needs to be adjusted to comfortable level via adjustable 
volume earphones.  
 
Power Shield 
Offers reverse voltage and 2A fused short protection for safely powering off RC packs.  RC 
packs are dangerous as they have no safety circuit to limit discharge power.   Power Shield 
eliminates risk of cable fire. 

Specifications 

Headset Specifications 

Optics:  

  • FOV 35 degrees diagonal 
  • Interpupillary (IPD) distance: 59 – 69 mm (adjustable) 

Audio: 

  • Stereo 

User Controls: 

  • Contrast/brightness 

Electrical: 

  • Power supply, 7-13V (2S/3S supply) 
  • Power consumption (@12V): 100mA  

 System:  

  • NTSC/PAL auto select 

 Mechanical:  

  • Ergonomic molded shape.  
  • Secured rubber eye cups for ambient light reduction. 
  • Weight:  120g  
  • Adjustable headband 

Display 

  • Two full color micro VGA LCD's (640 X 480 lines) 
  • Resolution 922,000 pixels per eye 

Interface 

  • 6p Square Futaba for AV and power 
  • 3.5mm 3p Earphone port 

Warranty 
The system can be exchanged for a new unit within 30 days for any manufacturing 
defects if returned in new condition.  The video headset will be warranted for repair 
for 2 years if no signs of excessive use.   Buyer will be responsible for shipping 
costs.  If beyond the warranty period we will provide repair services.  

Trouble shooting 
If your problem can’t be solved here, please visit our support forum at FPVLAB.com  
http://fpvlab.com/forums/ SPONSORS GATE/ FAT SHARK   
A support enquires will be first directed to this forum for the benefit of all customers 
 

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