Good day, folks! Shawn here from Air Photography. Today, we're just going to be going out and testing the new soft-fit foam for the Goggles 2 and the Goggles Integra. I think They've been available for a little over a month. I just finally got a set in, and we're going to test them out. When I checked the online DJI Store today in the US, they were still set to “out of stock,” but they are available in the Canadian version.
Now, these do prove to be promising. They are quite a bit thicker and, instead of having a rubbery kind of texture to them, they have a soft cloth. So for people who are having fit issues, it might be a good solution.
There are a lot of third-party ones available now, but I haven't tested them all out. There are a few that I've ordered but have never really been completely happy with them. Now, I have tried them on, and they are extremely comfortable, so that is a good sign.
The other thing I'm going to be testing out today is whether it will affect prescription lenses. After all, they are a little bit thicker, so the goggles will be further away from the face. Now if you use Goggles 2, you can adjust the diopters to adjust for that, but with the Goggles Integra, you can't do that. You just have to pop your lenses in. As a person who uses prescription lenses from Hans VR, I will also be testing that out today.
The other thing I am hoping for is, due to it not being like a hard rubbery texture and having a little bit more airflow with that nice soft material, perhaps you won't sweat as much. So, I'm really hoping that fogging won't be as much of an issue, but I guess we will soon find out.
So, I'm going to get things fired up here, and we will get the Avata up in the air. There we go. We got the DJI Avata, and we're using this controller today. This one still has the spring in it. I'm not flying manually today, so I have a second controller here with the spring taken out, but that's just for when I'm flying manually. We have the goggles, so I'll get everything fired up here.
Normally, when I fly, I usually like to sit down, but I didn't bring a lawn chair with me today, so I will have to stand up. Just don't laugh at me if I happen to tip over!
The other thing I have to do is plug in my phone because, even though we don't have Remote ID in Canada, whenever I'm close to the U.S. border, which is just across the lake there, it does prompt me that I have a Remote ID error. So, unfortunately, I will have to plug my phone in.
Let's go ahead, we will start recording, and we'll get the drone up here. The fit is really nice, I do really like it, but fogging is still an issue. I am getting some fogging right now, and the clarity is perfect, so it definitely does not affect the prescription lenses. So, if you're thinking about ordering it and you do wear prescription lenses, it doesn't affect it.
Before I go too far over the water, I'm just going to stay close to me, just to make sure there's no problems. And yes, this is a little difficult standing up. I feel pretty dizzy right now. It's a beautiful day today. It was supposed to rain all day today; that's what the forecast was calling for, I should say. But the sun came out, and it's beautiful. We do have some low clouds, as you can see there.
And I have a black fly biting my leg right now. I don't want to swat it while I'm flying, but I might have to. Yes, I will have to because it hurts.
Look at all the birds. I don't know if you can see them, but a lot of birds are swarming around my drone up there. I don't think they like it.
So, the fogging is still an issue, but everything is nice and clear. Now, the bottom right-hand and left-hand side at the very bottom, I cannot see very clearly, but I've never been able to have that completely in view anyway, even with the original face plate. But overall, I'm pretty happy with the purchase.
I think for people with light-leak and fit problems, these will definitely help solve the problem. Myself, I never really had a problem with light leakage or fit, but they are definitely more comfortable to wear, and there's definitely not as much pressure on the nose.
There are some people swimming down there. Just a quick flight, I think I'll bring her home, stop recording. I've got six batteries with me, so I'll just do some flights for fun afterwards. And there we are. So, yeah.
Actually, standing up wasn't too bad. I was a little dizzy, a little wobbly, but not too bad. Overall, I'm pretty happy with the purchase. They are quite a bit thicker and definitely more comfortable to wear.
As mentioned, I think people who were having light-leak issues or fit problems should find that, due to the thickness, it should be able to mold a little better to the shape of their face. I know we all have different shapes.
I never really had a problem with light leakage or fit for the DJI Goggles Integra and even the Goggles 2. It's like they were custom-made for my face shape. Now, I seem to be more in the minority; there are more people who have fit issues than not, and I definitely think these will help.
Now, there's a bunch of third-party ones available to purchase as well. I haven't tested them, but I might get them in so I can make a comparison. But yeah, I'm pretty happy with them. So, for those of you who live in the U.S and want a better-fitting face plate or foam, hopefully, they will be available soon for purchase.
Well, folks, that's basically it for this video. Thanks a lot for watching. We'll see you in the next one.
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