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Posted by DutchRC | Dec 30, 2017 @ 10:13 AM | 2,661 Views
Halloa people

soo yeah.. not every RC has to be high-spec and fast.. Right? This time I felt like reviewing something more affordable & entry level. Besides that, I wanted to see what these kinds of quadcopters are like these days

The quadcopter in question: TIANQU VisuoDrone XS809W

And spare batteries are even available 900 mAh 3.7V lion

I have to say this quad isn't bad at All for what it costs.. I was pleasantly surpriced, eventhough it's offcourse quite plasticky

DutchRC - TIANQU XS809W Foldable Entry level FPV Quadcopter - Show & Tell (10 min 16 sec)


Specifications
weight: 160 grams
Battery: 900 mAh 3.7V lion
altitude hold: Yes
FPV system: WIFI (app)
range: 70-100 meters
flight time: 10 minutes
Posted by DutchRC | Dec 11, 2017 @ 04:04 PM | 2,892 Views
Howdy people

allright.. not Really a RC proeduct in this thread, eventhough I do regularly use this phone when flying a video-quad
So.. I recently ordered up a new Smartphone from Gearbest. Originally I had not really planed on doing a review of it, but the other reviews I came across omitted some crucial info.. So I decided to do a review of it anyway

Link to this phone: Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 5.99 inch smartphone (256 GB version)

DutchRC - Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 Smartphone Review (256GB version) (23 min 6 sec)


Specifications
screen size: 5.99 inch
resolution: 2160 x 1080
CPU: Spapdragon 2.45Ghz Octacore
Memory: 6 GB
Storage: 256 GB
Battery: 3400 mAh
OS: Android 7.1.1
Camera: 12 MP single lens
Bluetooth: 5.0
GPS: GPS & GLONASS
Interface: USB-C
Posted by DutchRC | Dec 09, 2017 @ 02:38 PM | 3,058 Views
Howdy people

I got an email today from Inch.io with release notes for an updated version of FPV Freerider.. Not a whole lot has changed. The biggest addition is the custom maps.. I do not know if we will see new maps for this feature in the Near future, but at least we get 3 new maps with this new release

DutchRC - New December 2017 version of FPV Freerider FPV Simulator :) (11 min 10 sec)

Posted by DutchRC | Dec 05, 2017 @ 02:38 PM | 2,969 Views
Howdy people

as you know, if you know my channel, I very much like to build things myself (like my XJ470 video quad).. There is a time & place for just buying & flying as well though Besides that the Xiaomi Mi 4K Drone looked very promissing to me, so I ordered one from Gearbest..

Link to the quad: Xiaomi Mi 4K Video drone

A nifty option is to use it's camera & gimbal on a handheld grip by the way: Xiaomi Mi gimbal grip

So.. I'll start this thread with my full review.. On my 2nd channel though, I've got a good amount of uncut aerial video's from the drone by now though:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCL4...VApg1Fw/videos

DutchRC - XIAOMI Mi 4K Video Drone - Review (31 min 16 sec)


Specifications:
Frame class: 400-size
Weight: 1.4 Kg
Max speed: 18 m / s
Motors: brushless
Battery: 5100 mAh 4S Lion
GPS: GPS + GLONASS
Camera: 4K 30 fps or
2.5K 30 fps or
1080P 100 / 60 / 30 fps
Max photo res: 4,000 x 3,000