Drones

Discussion in 'Gear' started by Big TT, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. Big TT

    Big TT Annoying the LEFT...it's what I do.

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  2. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    My cousin had this drone, til he knocked it against my boat and sank it in the lake lol

    But before that he was able to make some really cool videos..

    This is the drone Ill be getting when I have an extra grand to waste..

    The self stabilizing camera is a must, and the gps feature makes it easy to land. The new ones have obstacle avoidance software and can follow you around..
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  3. RTH

    RTH Meh...

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    These things are, nearly, all the rage in production these days.

    The whole intro to the Rio Olympics was shot on a drone like that... beautiful and smooth.

    Camera aside, don't really know much about the drone itself, that's my only real concern. I'm sure yours, as well.

    What's the range on that thing?
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  4. JCBRAVE

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    Clouds

    But legally gotta limit to 400ft above the operator
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  5. Fry

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    Will students be piloting these things? $1000s of dollars wasted if that is the case. Won't last a full year.
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  6. RTH

    RTH Meh...

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    I'm also curious about the video transmission range.
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  7. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    1/4 mile maybe

    But idk I'm just recalling what my cousin said when he was showing me his

    Im sure that info is easily accessible with Google
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  8. RTH

    RTH Meh...

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    Probably. But I'm not looking to buy one, so not bothering to look it up.
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  9. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE Wake up and die right Tip Jar Donor

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    I didn't think I wanted one either til I saw this one in action

    Every Christmas my son gets the 100-200 dollar cheap ones, and those make you not want one, but the entry level professional ones are really worth it
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  10. Gunny

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    He's using it to film them in the change rooms on the second floor.
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