GearBest is currently offering discount coupons for a couple of sub-$400 DIY 3D printers. This includes the recently released TronXY X3S which is a serious competitor to the highly popular Creality CR-10. Also included in the list is the Zonestar Z5F, Anet A8 and Ender 2 Mini.
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Although prices of aerial photography drones have gradually tumbled over the past few years, models such as DJI’s Phantom 4 Pro are still expensive to own and don’t hold their value well after a year or two. Fortunately, there is an increasing range of affordable alternatives for the aerial photographer on a shoestring budget.
Just a little over a year ago, ready-made mini brushless FPV racers were a rare breed. In fact, they were almost non-existent until later in the year. Now buyers are spoilt with a wide range of RTF brushless racers from a number of brands such as DYS and Ideafly.
When DJI and GoPro unveiled the Mavic Pro and Karma last year, they helped ignite the foldable drone craze. It wasn’t long before other companies started to follow suit. At the start of this year alone, foldable drones can be found in almost every price segment from the $1000 Mavic Pro down to the $40 JJRC H37.
The rivalry between DJI and GoPro in the portable aerial photography drone market was one of the most epic UAV battles we saw in 2016. So epic that both companies fumbled after releasing their products. Julio Ventura takes a look at how these two big boy toys compare to each other.
The market for affordable camera gimbal stabilizers has never been as exciting as it is this year. In the past, motorized camera gimbals were gadgets that only those with deep pockets could afford. That’s not the case anymore these days, as more manufacturers enter the market with highly affordable offerings.
With such a wide range for gimbals out there, especially for the lighter cameras and smartphones, we feel it is imperative to select the best gimbal, that will not only stand the test of time, but also, deliver beautiful images on a regular basis, under the most harsh weather conditions.