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FatShark Killers: The Eachine EV100 and Furibee FB100 FPV Goggles

FatShark is the undisputed leader in FPV headsets for quad racers and drone hobbyists. Now there is a sleek and compact alternative for under $150. With the Eachine EV100 coming in at about half the price of a good set of Fatsharks we think the leader could be getting a bit nervous. But is the Fatshark alternative good enough to dethrone the king? Let’s find out.

FB100 goggles

Take a look at the Furibee FB100 goggles

The Eachine EV100 and Furibee FB100 are essentially the same goggles. It isn’t uncommon for companies to rebrand popular products. Both headsets are 5.8 GHz 72-channel FPV goggles that feature dual 720 x 540 resolution screens with dual antennas. Those are pretty good specs for FPV goggles.

Eachine EV100 goggles

Here are the Eachine EV100 goggles.

You also get an internal fan to help keep your goggles from fogging up on you. They do not have a DVR but do support a module that will. You’ll get an HDMI input as well as an A/V input and output so that you can DVR on your own. These goggles will automatically search for the strongest signal so you won’t need to click through the channels yourself. These are all good features that are hard to find on FPV goggles under $200.

Eachine EV 100 headset

These are a great alternative to the expensive FatShark goggles

You should get about 2 hours of operation time with these headsets. These goggles are lightweight, tipping the scales at 221 grams (0.48 lbs). After combing through the specs, the Furibee FB100 and Eachine EV100 look like great bargain goggles. Take a closer look at the full specs below.

EV100/FB100 Specs

Frequency: 5333 – 5945MHz
Number of channels: 72
Resolution: 720 x 540
DFOV: 28 degree
Sensitivity: -93dB or less
Video format: NTSC / PAL
Antenna gain: 3dBi
Output impedance: 50 ohm
Aspect ratio: 4:3 / 16:9
IPD: 58 to 68mm adjustable
Focal length adjustment: supports -4.00 diopters or below
Operating temperature: -10 to 40 Deg.C
Cooling fan: yes
Channel auto search: yes
DVR module: support
AV input / output: support
HDMI input: support
Input voltage: 6.8 – 7.4V
Built-in battery: 7.4V 1000mAh LiPo
Charge time: 1 – 1.5 hours
Operation time: 2 hours

Buy the Furibee FB100Buy the Eachine EV100

So Are These Really Fatshark Killers?

Fatsharks have built a solid reputation because they are high-quality FPV goggles. Most Fatsharks have better resolution, a wider field of view, are lighter and have more features like a built-in DVR or even head tracking. If you really want to learn more about FPV goggles then check this out. We’ll help you find the best pair.

These new EV100 and FB100 goggles are nice and definitely a better option than a lot of big box type FPV goggles, but they aren’t better than most Fatshark goggles. They are however a lot cheaper…

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