Martine Deblois Dji Phantom June 13th, 2018 - 17:28:09
The DJI Phantom 3 is a professional drone that should be in the arsenal of any serious hobbyist or video production company. The user-friendly performance is miles above many of the lower priced models many drone pilots learn on and the massive technical wizardry involved in this unit underscore that point. This model is made to bring video from UAVs to the next level and it succeeds in every way. National Geographic is a great channel. As much as it brings wildlife in a totally different frame in front of us it also brings the ugly side that wildlife has to face in the hands of a class that is supposed to be intelligent and compassionate- mankind.
The Phantom Vision takes it a step further providing a first person vision (FPV) experience by streaming live video from the attached HD 1080p camera via WiFi to your tablet or smart phone. The transmitter has a stand for attaching your device so that you can watch where you are flying. The camera is pretty good. Not as good as a GoPro but it does record in 1080p and has a 14MP camera. Its field of view can be changed between 140/120/90 degrees. It can also take photos in RAW format which is one improvement over the GoPro.
A DJI Phantom 3 review would not be complete without mention of intuitive controls and stability during flight. The DJI Phantom 3 drone has a lot going for it. Firstly the mobile device holder for the phone or tablet to control the unit is included with the initial purchase. As advertised this model handles fabulously hovers perfectly and delivers some spectacular 4K UHD footage. The 720p live stream from the camera to the device was clear and very helpful in controlling the 3-axis camera. All together this drone delivered some really impressive results in the air.
My very first quad was the DBPOWER Hawkeye-II. It is a "pastime grade" micro quad as opposed to "toy grade". If you in some way find a method to harm it this indicates that you can purchase extra parts and keep it going. My Hawkeye II taken in fairly a bit of abuse as I found out the essentials of quads and it is still going strong with absolutely nothing more than replacement propellers. Buying a micro quad with a gamepad-like transmitter or one that is managed by an iPhone will not really help you change to larger more capable quads.