Tech Specs
Eyewear List

PirateEye 2, the most comprehensive monocular video glasses for RC applications available today.  Mounted on the brand of U.S. military sunglasses - ESS (Eye Safety Systems, Inc.), PirateEye 2 incorporates many users requested enhancements functions.

PirateEye 2 offers a smoother and flexible kneecap movement to fit your perfect view angle. Mounted on a quadrant profile to suit user’s preference - view by left eye or right eye, or lower or upper profile view.

Slightly adjust dipoter to get a better focus.


PirateEye 2 is available with ESS Crosshair-series or Ice-series models.  Both models offer smoke grey and clear lenses to fit different weather and working conditions. More information in Eyewear List.

Power Box PE2-A5
HDMI Converter PE2-A9
HDMI Power Box includes one piece rechargable Li-ion battery. HDMI Converter powered by USB. Due to different functions, you can choose Power Box or HDMI converter depends on your devices.
What's in the Power Box?
- Brightness Increase
- Brightness Decrease
- Color Display
B / W
- Black & White display
- 4/3 Display
- 16/9 Display
What HDMI Converter offers?
HDMI Converter can be attached to the back of your devices with double tape provided. Via USB cable, HDMI converter will draw power from your RC controller. A 3.5mm AV connector output provides the choice to connect earphone or AV screen.
Now your dream comes true: you can view your maps and flying parameters in full screen mode on your tablet, while driving your drone and currently seeing a bird-eye perspective through PirateEye 2. No need to immerse in the activities of FPV. See what your unit is doing and what you want to do at any time.
Keep attach HDMI converter on your RC controller. Let it become a part of your device for convinient use.
Tech Specs
PirateEye 2 Display
  • Splash-proof IP65
  • WVGA color LCD display (854x480)
  • 30° Field of view, equal to 45’ TV at 2m distance
  • Brightness 350 cd/m2
  • Adjustable screen angle and view correction
  • 18g Optical Box
  • 1.40m Cable
  • Storage temperature : -20°C to 60°C
  • Operating temperature : 0°C to 50°C
Power Box PE2-A5
  • RCA video plug input
  • Auto-select video signal of NTSC or PAL
  • HDMI 1.4b input with downscaling processor
  • USB charge
  • Power on / off & LED display
  • Brightness increase or descrease
  • Color or Black & White
  • 16/9 or 4/3
  • 3.2 Ah, 3.6V Li-Ion rechargeable battery
  • Up to 12 hours on video input
  • Up to 6 hours on HDMI input
  • Charge from micro USB plug
  • Weight : 114g
  • Size : 98x56x25mm
HDMI Converter PE2-A9
  • Low power of HDMI to AV converter
  • Selectable Power by USB or/and HDMI
  • HDMI 1.4b input (support until 1080P@60hz)
  • Integrated scaling processor
  • PirateEye 2 Output
  • Auto-select NTSC or PAL video signal
  • Brightness adjustment
  • AV 3.5mm Jack Output
  • Able to configure for 3 or 4 pin Audio only jack
  • Selectable NTSC or PAL Output
  • Weight : 50g
  • Size : 65x65x21mm
  • Anti-scratch lens coating, Distortion-free & optic claritry
  • 100% UVA/UVB protection
  • Ballistic 2.4mm high-impact resistance lenses
  • Pliable, extendable earframe for custom fit
  • Compliant With:
  • U.S. MIL SPEC MIL-PRF-31013
  • ANSI Z87.1+, U.S. Federal OSHA, CE EN 166 FTKN
PirateEye 2 Eyewear Replacement Accessories
ESS (Eye Safety Systems, Inc.) creates advanced eye protection systems for military, law enforcement, fire/rescue and shooting sport markets. ESS is the only authorized eyewear provider to the United States Marine Corps.
PirateEye 2 takes ESS Crosshair-series and ICE-series model as eyewear: Smoke grey or clear lens are for different weather conditions. Lenses are interchangeable.
Crosshair Series
Crosshair-series provides all-day comfort and a universal fit. The ear frame have choise for low nose usesrs or high nose users.
Bottom Right
Top Right
Bottom Left
Smoke Grey Lens
Clear Lens
Ear Frame
(Recommend for Western Face)
(Recommend for Asia Face)
ICE Series
ICE eyeware offers a lightweight, frameless eye protection system.
Bottom Right
Bottom Left
Smoke Grey Lens
Clear Lens
Ear Frame
Vice RX Insert
Vice Rx Lens Insert features a lightweight, low-profile prescription integration for both Crosshair and ICE.

Jean Luc, a famous photographer who was the first person to take PirateEye as a tool for his UAV
photoshooting job. He is also the first person who took UAV as a real time video shooting for Olympic Games
which was held in Sochi Winter Olympic Games in 2014.
Here Jean Luc in Africa. 


"You can't forget it once you tried one time." Jean Luc said.
Since 2011, PirateEye became his necessary tool for each project he took.


Jean Luc in Africa. 

So wonderful view. Luckily I catch them perfectly and timely!   - Photo by Jean Luc.


Yes, I didn't loose the moment!       - Photo by Jean Luc. 


With PirateEye, you owned your bird-eye flying in the sky with standing on the ground.    -  Photo by Jean Luc. 

PiratEye makes me get free from the continues monitoring job on UAV activities.
I can control my UAV safely now.    - Photo by Jean Luc


I love my Job. More the world becomes under my eyes, more I feel I am so small.    - Photo by Jean Luc