DJI is at it again and has just released their latest quadcopter the Phantom 4. The body looks similar but it is a total redesign. The big difference between the Phantom 3 and the Phantom 4 are the following – Longer flight time of 28 minutes (vs 23-25) Over 3 mile range Faster flight speeds Obstacle sensing system (2-49 feet) Improved camera New remote with 2 customizable buttons TapFly – Tap where you want the Phantom 4 to go and it will fly there with elevation awareness and  avoid obstacles. ActiveTrack -You click on...

DJI is on fire these days and has just announced the release of their latest quadcopter the Phantom 3. Similar body as the Phantom 2 with an option for a 4K camera. The Phantom 3 comes in two models with the main only difference being the camera and the price tag, the Advanced (1080P 60FPS) and the

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Posted on Nov 18 2013 - 8:31am by Russ
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As luck would have it, a few months after I purchase my DJI Phantom Quadcopter they come out with the Phantom 2 Vision.  In other words my old quadcopter became yesterdays news in just a few months.  Oh well.  Another excuse to purchase a newer toy and do a quick review.  Read on for details.

First of all, if you haven't read our review of the DJI Phantom Quadcopter, you should.  Secondly, you have to watch this video of the DJI Phantom Quacopter ($679) with a Go Pro Hero3 shooting some very cool footage of Niagara Falls.  Simply amazing and impressive site to see at these...

DJI Innovations is no stranger to high end remote controlled helicopters and drones.  Their S800 (Spreading Wings) Hexacopter has been a favorite choice among serious hobbyists.  I happen to own the S800 with the Wookong-M autopilot system and while I love it, it is incredibly difficult for a new user to setup.  You practically need a PhD to figure out the ESL manual, assemble the beast, and then tune it for flight.  Things just got a bit simpler for new...

DJI is often called the “Apple” of the drone world. They do make good quadcopters. I try to avoid buying items made in China (not easy and I am nowhere near 100%… not even close, yet) for many reasons. Too many reasons to list here. With that said, I do have a DJI Mavic Mini and it is a great little product. However, it appears they have stepped on a technology patent owned by Autel...

DJI, the Phantom Drone dudes, accidentally shipped a drone to a customer that has an SD memory card with live factory footage. Oddly enough this isn’t the first time this has happened with DJI. The video is short and the bored guy in pink is surely going to be famous with that amazing eye-rolling. Hopefully he gets busy and builds my DJI Mavic Pro soon! Videos after the break.

There are plenty of quadcopters on the market, most of which are cheap toys. DJI doesn’t make anything that is cheap and currently they are the Apple of the Quadcopter video segment. DJI has just stepped up their game with the DJI Inspire 1 which includes some new impressive technology and even a high-end 4K camera.  Time to sell the Phantom 2 Vison+. Read on for details and amazing video of the DJI Inspire 1.

Sure, at first glance, the DJI S900 looks a lot like the S800. But there are some nice improvements with this hexacopter. Some of the major improvements include retractable landing gear, carbon fiber arms (more strength and less weight), a removable upper center board, spark-proof electrical connectors (about time), folding blades and arms for transport, and a new power distribution system and faster speed controllers. Read on for details of why you might want to upgrade your video copter.

  Update as of 1/12/2017. After raising nearly $34-million in funding and pre-orders the Lily Drone Project is dead. Refunds to come for those who placed pre-orders. As much fun as it is flying/controlling your own quadcopter/drone there are times when “follow me” technology is the way to go. I think that is one of the biggest downfalls of the other quadcopter in the market that don’t offer this tech, like the new DJI Phantom 3. The Lily...