Category: Buying Guides
Toy drones have progressed a lot lately, from being simple x-shaped quadcopters into more complex designs that feature all kinds of folding mechanisms and fuselage shapes. In this buying guide, we take a look at 5 toy drones that have truly unusual designs at CAFAGO.
FLSUN is a new company that came into the 3D printer scene less than a year ago. Despite being a newcomer, the company’s range of products looks very promising. With DIY kits that are priced well below $500, FLSUN competes directly against the likes of other Chinese brands such as Anet, Zonestar and TronXY…
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.
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.