HUBSAN X4 Quadcopter – Fun, but too small to go against the wind.

I have been savoring the micro’s from hubsan and consider they are good for working towards in confined places. I have larger sized styles and have been ready for my iris from 3drobotics. But as i wait i can tell you practising with the 6 axis micros does help to strengthen your understanding and use of the controls. Hubsan from my encounter has manufactured some actually fantastic products and solutions and set so substantially considered into the enhancement of these micros. They fly excellent, acquire a great deal of abuse and have pieces accessible really should one thing break. I have turn into so fascinated in the multi-rotor and by no means believed they could be this substantially exciting. I began out looking for a job or interest that i could love with my grandchildren and this one guaranteed strike the mark. If you are a father or mother or grandparent and want one thing that all people can love the multi-rotor copter i imagine will do the job. Any of the micros from hubsan would be good to start. The x4 model h107l is the cheapest price tag, or the h107c which now has a hd 720p camera crafted in or the one right here the h107d with the fpv display built into the controller.

I received mine now, and have long gone by two battery charging cycles. I’m producing this initial evaluation about my initial activities though i’m waiting for the battery to cost for my third flight collection. Opposite to other opinions, i did not have any hassle eliminating and inserting the battery. It truly is a limited fit, but workable if you might be watchful. I was dismayed at how rapid the regulate device batteries are depleted. I have only flown it on two drone battery costs, and previously i have to swap the batteries in the command unit. I guess the movie normally takes a large amount of electric power. There are two jacks on the still left-hand side of the manage unit which don’t appear to be defined in the instruction manual. It would be great if just one of them was for electricity. Mode two controls (the default) appear all-natural for this unit. Manner 1 ought to be for design airplanes or a thing. I hugely propose installing the rotor defend for the reason that i have crashed it a dozen periods on my 1st two flight sequences. Like other evaluations, i agree that there is a challenge with the propellers coming off, even with the rotor defend on. It is really just bothersome if you like to crash a ton.

My initial drone, and i appreciate it. I like viewing it with my eyes than what the screen provides, and would have appreciated to purchase a non-camera version to improve flight time, but it confident is enjoyable to fly something that does what you told it to do. I really suggest traveling this outside the house and not within, even while it is compact sufficient to fly indoors. The motors look to like leaking some sort of yellow lubricant when you about exert its motors (like in expert manner), and i experienced that lubricant all over my home now and it sells like equipment now. The dimensions may be superior for value reduction, but smallest harm on it seem to be to definitely influence its flight configurations and you have to readjust, which is not a big offer. Nevertheless, if there is a gust of wind, the drone just rides it. So, be expecting a moment of worry as you check out to handle it from the wind designs. There is no sophisticated gps stabilization on this thing so it appears to be to be good for having to know how to manage the drone device, manually. Considering that this is a ‘headless’ drone, it does not supply any form of automation other than keeping it somewhat leveled to the ground. Like some other responses that i have examine, it really is superior for working towards controlling the drone, but with the flight time of about five minutes, i highly advocate heading with some thing that does not have a camera, or excess battery packs.

Do not pay attention to the bad opinions. They did not study the guidelines or check out evaluations before employing. Just make positive you area the propellers back on the right wing. If they are not on appropriately the copter will not lift off ground. I’ve only experienced it for a few days and i have additional batteries and charger. Very first but not my very last drone. Bought everything i desired for underneath $one hundred.

A gift to my nine-year old grandson who has minor experience with mini-helicopters, so he was able to fly and control this fairly quickly. It crashed quite a few times as he became familiar with it, but it’s still flying happily, so it seems pretty hearty. I didn’t gift this to him with the idea that it would last endlessly, of course. Here’s my quibble: the video should play in windows media player or whatever mac has without an issue, but it doesn’t. I might very well be doing something wrong, of course. We inserted a micro-sd card (not included) into the control module, but after inserting the card with video into the laptop, it wouldn’t play. The only way we could play the video back was by downloading a proprietary media player, which is free. But be warned, the download could include a lot of add-ons if you aren’t careful. Don’t just click your way through without reading each window that comes up.

I acquired spare areas for it and have not desired them even following dozens of crashes. Seriously wonderful drone for everyone seeking to get into fpv drones. It really is sensitive when traveling, but it tends to make you that a great deal superior at reacting. The movie sign is not so fantastic on the controller at a length indoors, but i can see obviously when i use my fatsharks. Now i’m flying a small whoop and experiencing it even more.

I’ll try to explain myself to help others looking to get into fpv flying (as this is a very common suggestion for beginners) and others who just want it for fun. The camera lost color after 3 days of use. I figured i didn’t have to have color to fly in fpv so i went on. I then started noticing very bad video loss. It then got to the point where i couldn’t fly it without hard crashes due to barely even being able to see the screen. At this point, it was pretty much over so i opened it up due to seeing a video by hubsan (chinese but with english subtitles) explaining some common fixes. I then lost video completely (and will take responsibility for this part as i’m not great with tiny electronics. If you are buying this for its fpv functionality, i would recommend going with something else (inductrix probably after all my research).

Antagonize the cat, buzz past your friends, annoy your partnerthis thing is an absolute blast to fly. Average flight time is about 20 minutes per battery (you want multiple batteries and a multi-battery charger unit) and the controller unit will eat aa batteries like it’s going out of style, (maybe 15-20 flights before needing new batteries?). There are mods you can do to the controller to get it to run off of a usb power pack, might have to consider doing that. Face it, you’re going to crash. You’re going to do it a lot. The good news is that the kit comes with a few spares to get you going again. I highly recommend the bump guard and accessory kit (just amazon search the model number) as it’s inexpensive and it’s worth every penny in keeping your quad flying. Overall, i love my quad and i am so glad i got the fpv version. It is very exciting to fly and once you get the hang of the basics (unplanned rapid descent is not ‘landing’, it’s ‘crashing. ) and get some time under your belt, you’ll be doing flips and swarming around the house like the pros.

Here are the specifications for the HUBSAN X4 Quadcopter:

  • Control distance: 50 – 100meters, Live video distance: around 100 meters
  • Latest 6-axis flight control system with adjustable gyro sensitivity
  • Lightweight airframe with nice durability
  • Instant video preview on transmitter
  • Battery: 3.7V Voltage, 380mAh li-po battery with auto cut off safety PCB
  • 6 Axis Gyro Stabilization ,Immersive FPV Flight
  • Record Flight Video to SD Card
  • The quad copter comes with installed 3.7V 380mAh lipo battery but the battery for transmitter is not included (4pcs AA) which is sold separately
  • kindly refer to the attached PDF file, troubleshooting page 23rd.

Reviews from purchasers :

  • Hubsan FPV 5.8ghz X4 H107D Micro

  • Nay Sayers did not read instructions. Great copter

  • Highly recommended

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HUBSAN X4 Quadcopter with FPV Camera Toy
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4.6 / 5  stars, based on  1027  reviews