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Hubsan Zino 2 battery: 15.2V/3800mA LIPO for $76.58

Hubsan recently lunched their latest GPS enabled 4K drone, the Zino 2. Compared to its predecessors (H117s and Zino Pro), it has longer flight time, extended range and better camera. While the older ZINOs are powered by 3S LIPO packs, the new second generation Zino2 by 4S batteries. The advertised battery life of the Hubsan…
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CADDX VISTA HD vs DJI FPV Air Unit: Best FPV digital system

Last year, DJI announced their first digital FPV system ecosystem which promised to provide the ultimate first-person view experience. DJI’s FPV system has 4 main parts: camera, VTX, goggles and remote controller. Biggest problem of their FPV Air Unit was its large size and weight, which makes it difficult to use in smaller drones. While…
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Eachine EX4 spare parts & accessories

Since its announcement the Eachine EX4 become one of the most popular Mavic Mini alternatives. It features foldable design, stabilized 4K camera and brushless motors for a friendly price tag. The biggest problem with drones from unknown brands, is the lack of spare parts and customer support. Luckily, Eachine provides repair spares for most their…
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Eachine TriangleD 5.8G VTX: Up to 400mW & DVR

Eachine’s TriangleD 5.8G video transmitter is specially designed for compact Tiny Whoop style FPV racing drones. As its name says, it has unique triangle shape. Another interesting feature of the TriangleD VTX is the built-in DVR (video recorder). The Eachine TriangleD measures 29 x 29 x 40mm and weights just 3.5 gram without antenna. Thanks…
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Creative Osmo Action accessories (hands-on review)

Last month I had the chance to review the Osmo Action camera. After the usually image quality analysis I wanted to check its native waterproofness by putting it in a dishwasher machine. For the test, besides some mounting accessories, I needed a self-powered waterproof light. Checking the market for the necessary gears I came across…
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Foxeer Razer Micro&Mini: Cheap 1200TVL FPV cameras

Foxeer, one of the most popular FPV rig manufacturer just announced two new extremely affordable 1200TVL cameras. While the super small Foxeer Razer Micro is advertised for $17.90, its larger twin-brother the Razer Mini for $19.90. Both FPV cameras features 1200TVL resolution and 1/3″ CMOS image sensor. Featuring wide range of input voltage, both Foxeer…
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FiMI X8 accessories and spare parts

Like in case of most hobbies, buying your desired gear will not give you a full satisfaction. There is always an accessory which can make it even better or just more usable. In this article I will show you all the best accessories I believe can really improve your FiMI X8 SE flying experience. After…
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Donut 3″ DIY drone kit: CineWhoop for less than $100?

CineWHOOPs are cool, are fun but expensive too. If you already own a RunCam Hybrid style 4K camera, using the Donut 3″ DIY drone kit you can build your on Whoop for less than $100. The package includes the 140mm size carbon fiber frame with super large ducted blade protectors, MAMBA F405 Mini flight controller…
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Coming soon: Eachine Tyro69 mini DIY FPV drone

Like we are used with the Tyro series, the number in name of the Eachine Tyro69 drone means its price not its wheelbase size (distance between motors). For only $69 you get all the parts you need to build your own brushless racing FPV drone. At the end of each 2mm carbon fiber arm there…
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RC832HD 5.8GHz HDMI AV FPV Receiver

The RC832HD is a quite niche FPV gear. In a nutshell is a standalone 5.8G video receiver with analogue and digital video/audio out. This device can be used with FPV monitor/goggles which not has a built-in VRX. You can connect it even to a video projector which allows to share the fun of your flights…
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