RunCam has discontinued his highly sucessfull GoPro Session shaped box camera because of the design patent violation. It is really dissapointing fact, but dont be too upset – RunCam is about to release another camera that migth take the RunCam 3 place. If you go to the official RunCam’s 3 website page, you’ll be redirected to some mysterious page with a naming of RunCam
Block Split. Block Split might be the next RunCam camera, similar to RunCam 3, but without patent infringement. We are holding the breath!
Update (2017-05-24): The RunCam webpage was updated, now this mysterious camera is called Split (The RunCam 3 Transformer)!
Update (2017-06-08): RunCam added Split to the product page. Now we know what is it. It is FPV/HD camera with external HD recording board that has 30.5×30.5 mounting holes.
Some key features:
- Modular design – Camera and HD DVR are separate devices, connected via cable
- Manual focus adjustment
- Replaceable Lens
- Two Customized Lens Extension Cables (90mm and 180mm)
- File Protection feature – It can save the recorded file if the camera loses power.
- WDR FPV Cam and 1080p/60fps HD recording
- Exetremely Light Weight and Low Latency video output for FPV
- Real-time audio output
- Total weight: only 21 gram
- 30.5x30.5mm mounting holes
Listed @ Banggood: https://www.banggood.com/Runcam-Split-1080P-DVR-FPV-Camera-WithWithout-WiFi-2_5mm-FOV-130-165-Degree-NTSC-PAL-Support-64G-TF-p-1159850.html
RunCam Split User manual: https://www.runcam.com/download/split/RunCam-Split-EN.pdf
FOV Angle of Field FPV FOV 130° / Recording FOV 165°
Video Resolution 1080@60fps / 1080@30fps / 720@60fps
Video Files MOV
Image Resolution 2 Megapixels
TV Output NTSC / PAL Switchable
Real-Time Audio Output
Interface Micro USB / UART
Max Micro SD Card Supported 64G(need Class 6 or above, recommend Class 10/UHS-I/UHS-II)
WiFi Module Support (Removable)
Dimensions PCB 36*38mm / Lens Module 22*20mm / mounting holes 30.5×30.5mm
Power Input DC 5V
Working Current 650 mAh
Update 2017-06-19: Accesories for RunCam Split were listed here: http://shop.runcam.com/for-runcam-split/ . Such as WiFi module for $9.99, different length camera extension cables for $6.99.