Runcam 3 - Trending FPV Camera For Drones in 2017

Runcam after seeing a great Success with its FPV lineup of cameras, launched yet another FPV Cum sports camera called Runcam 3. As the tagline reveals, Runcam 3 is born for FPV,  the small cubical form factor and the ability to feed the video out  definitely makes Runcam3 a considerable option for Remote controlled FPV. For a Price tag of less than $100, lets get into some insights and offering of  Runcam 3.

Runcam 3


Though the Design is almost identical to GoPro Hero 5 Session sports camera which launched recently into the market there is a slight difference in the dimensions. For quick Reference, RunCam3 is measuring (38x37.5x38mm) and the Gopro Hero 5 Session is (38x36x38mm), which means the gopro accessories does not fit exactly, on the flip side Runcam has got there own set of accessories for RunCam3 which will go well with the camera.

Runcam 3 USB Slot and POwer buttonRuncam 3 USB Slot and SD Card Slot


Runcam3 is capable of recording videos at 1920*1080 at 60fps per second. 155 degrees wide angle lens, AV Out, WIFI, Dual Microphones, WDR, along with RFI called as -Radio Frequency Interference are few notable feature of runcam3. As this camera is meant mostly for FPV for Remote controlled drones, effective reduction of  RF interference through  to transmitter and receiver is worth mentioning.

Runcam 3 WDR Samples


Runcam 3 WDR Feature 1

Runcam 3 WDR on off

Specifications of Runcam3


Bran/Model Runcam 3
Angle of Field FOV 155°
Image Resolution 2 megapixels
Video Resolution 1920*1440@30fps / 1080p@60fps / 720p@120fps
Connectivity Mobile APP, WIFI
TV Output NTSC / PAL Switchable
FPV Interface Micro USB
Max SD Card Supported 64G(need class 6 or above)
Image Flip(Manual/Auto) 180° Rotation
Camera Dimensions 38mm(L) * 37.5mm(W) * 38mm(H)
Battery Capacity 960mAh(1.5h @1080P 30fps / 1h @1080P 60fps)
USB Power Input Voltage DC 5V-17V
WDR Compatible
Weight 66g

Powered by 960 mah removable battery, runcam 3 gives a record time of 1.5 hours when recording at 1080p 30fps and 1 hour with 1080 @ 60fps.The battery charges to 100% in about 2.5 hours.

While Runcam 3 does not offer any display, everything is controlled and configured through the Mobile app which is compatible for both android and ios devices. As mentioned earlier, as there is a slight difference between the dimensions of session and runcam 3, the following the official accessories of runcam 3, available here for sale
  • Tempered glass replacements for RunCam 3
  • Mounting frame for RunCam3\
  • Waterproof case for RunCam 3
  • RunCam2/RunCam3 Remote Cable
  • TV-out and power cable for RunCam 2/RunCam 3

Runcam 3 Mobile APP

Pricing and Availability of Runcam 3


Runcam 3 is Currently selling at $99; and ships from end of April. BUY NOW
As the camera is weight just 66 grams, the newly launched B2 Bugs 2 will be a best drone for capturing High Definition aerial videos.

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