20 Oct

How To Buy A Drone?

Drones and quacopters have become extremely popular among flying enthusiasts and the number of people purchasing drones has increased exponentially in the last few years.

With the drone market full of aerial machines available in every size possible, from nano drones like SYMA,CHEERSON,WLTOYS,HT,HUAJUN,ZERO,YUNEEC,X-VIKI,JJRC,FUQI, Drone.

SYMA
syma-x8-x-3
CHEERSON
cheenson-cx10c-mini-camera

You can choose any of the ones that are available but there are certain points that you should definitely consider before buying one.

When it comes to buying a drone the sheer number of options can be enough to confuse a beginner, let alone the different features and accessories available along with it. The first thing to consider would be to determine your need for the drone – are you buying it just to fly in your back yard? Do you plan on recording videos? Do you want to use it professionally?

This will help you really streamline the kind of drone you should be investing in. Secondly, think about how much money you are ready to spend on your quadcopter. You can find drones starting from $20 and going up till $2000 for a very advanced version.

One point to keep in mind when zeroing in on a drone would be to pick one that is a more popular and well known model, so that you can easily find its accessories and spare parts. When flying drones it doesn’t take too much for the props or frame of the drone to get damaged, as most of the drones don’t have obstacle avoidance, so you need to have some spare parts handy as well as a carrying case to keep the drone well protected. That is one disadvantage of buying drones that may cost lesser but you may not find any support for after purchasing.

Another way to ensure that you are making a good choice and investing in the best drone possible for you would be to read reviews of the drone that interests you. There are many well-established websites that publish details reviews, which can help you make up your mind.

07 Feb

Syma X8G drone with 5MP camera

At the moment, the X8G drone is one of the most popular big sized multi-rotor on the market. It was the first model of the X8 series and the X8G is the 3rd one.

Powered with a high capacity 2000mAh battery, the Syma X8G has a continuous 7 minutes of flight time. I know, it seems a bit too short, but considering that it has to lift an action camera is not that bad.

Recently were announced many full sized drones for hobbyist by different brands with similar features. Adding a high quality 5MP GoPro style camera to the X8G was a smart choice that can make the winning difference. Hopefully the camera will work also in stand-alone mode and can be used as any other action cameras.

Syma X8G drone specs and features:

5MP high quality GoPro style action camera;
One key return to home;
Headless mode;
High capacity Li-Po battery;
Flight time: around 7 minutes;
Colorful LED lights for better orientation;
Syma X8G size: 50x50x19cm (with prop guards).
Syma X8G package includes:

The drone it self;
5MP Syma action camera with camera mount;
2.5GHz remote controller;
Power adapter;
Balanced Li-Po battery charger;
7.4V 2000mAh Li-Po battery;
1 set of spare propellers;
1 set of prop guards;
4pcs of landing lags;
X8G user manual.