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Announcing the Next Generation in Airborne Video

We are proud to introduce the New Crusader and TourMaster Airborne Video Recorders.  The Crusader and TourMaster use the same trusted encoder as the RV-ONE and RV-sFOUR but add more advanced features like: built-in Automation, Audio Mixing, and a more Durable and...

Heli-Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

Rugged Video would like to thank everyone who stopped by the booth at Heli-Expo 2015 in Orlando, Florida USA. At the show, attendees were introduced to The Future of Airborne Video with a number of important product announcements and developments. Among which is the...

Calculating Resolution at Altitude

A question we often get at Rugged Video is “How far away will the camera capture?”  .  The answer is “It’s complicated”  which isn’t a very helpful answer;  That is why we decided to tackle the issue once and for all in a blog post....

How to Connect a Camera or FLIR to the Garmin G600

Many Garmin flight decks have the option for an external video input from an EVS, FLIR, or Camera.  This write up is specific to the Garmin G600. Accepted Signal Types The G600 will accept video from any standard NTSC/PAL video source.  These inputs go but a number of...

Video Recorders for Flight Testing

A common use of our RV-ONE recorders is in flight testing applications.  Customers are looking to capture high quality video without breaking the bank, or their test schedule.  This article will highlight some of the features of the RV-ONE and answer common questions...

HD Camera Review and Comparison (CCD vs. CMOS)

We frequently get questions about our cameras in particular which camera is best suited for a specific application.  Rugged Video works with a number of camera developers to offer a wide range of solutions.  We’ve decided to create this article to show the...