Posted by 3d astronaut |
Aug 04, 2012 @ 03:13 PM | 18,161 Views
A few friends have asked me to write up a review on the Wltoys V929 quad copter. Here it is:
It is basically a 99% Blade MQX clone. By 99% I mean 99% of the parts are interchangeable. I purchased mine from http://www.banggood.com (free shipping yay!) It is a Chinese based distributor. I paid $45.99 shipped to my door ready to fly. There are other retailers out there but banggood seems to have the best deal.
This IS NOT spektrum/dsm2 compatible. It will however work with the popular Turnigy 9x radio without having to do any modifications.
Its a $45 quad copter ready to fly with a transmitter, 500mah 1cell battery and a charger.
It has local hobby shop support (Blade mqx parts available locally).
Works with Turnigy 9x radio.
It can handle a relatively small payload such as the 808 keychain cameras/micro fpv gear.
It is capable of doing programmed "flips" in forward, backward or side to side.
It can "roll" in a big loop just like the mqx.
It is absurdly durable. I have crashed this thing into the ceiling fan, the hard ground at the field, the concrete, my parents sliding glass door when visiting (whoops lol) and I have not had to replace a single part yet.
Its quite stable and holds its position fairly well if you take the time to balance out the props/make sure the battery is centered.
It uses the same battery as the blade 120sr so again, local battery packs at the lhs.
Not quite as stable as the mqx but man is it close.
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