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drone with 360 camera

Drone + 360° Camera = Awesome

The LG 360 Cam is a small and compact 360° camera that is the perfect size to put on a drone. So we thought, why not? We put it on our Phantom 3, Mavic, Bugs 2, Bugs 3 and even the tiny Spark. Order the LG 360 Cam The LG 360 Cam records video up to…

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FPV Goggles
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See the World from Your DJI Goggles

Being able to see the world from the vantage point of a drone is spectacular. Using a set of FPV (first person view) goggles takes that experience to the next level. An awkward workaround was previously required if you wanted to fly your Phantom or Mavic with FPV goggles, but not anymore. Right now you can…

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LG 360 Cam
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Upgrade Your Drone with a 360° Camera

The latest trend in photography is 360° cameras. Drone pilots are thirsty to see this technology put up in the air where it belongs. There are some complete systems that you can already buy for drones, but they will set you back several hundred dollars and they are typically dedicated to a single drone model. We…

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360 camera
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What’s the Best 360° Camera Under $360?

The hottest new trend in photography is 360-degree cameras. You can spend thousands of dollars outfitting your drone with a 360° camera system and get awesome video, so you might be surprised to find out the the best camera for you is likely the least expensive. Sure you could spend a grand or more, OR…

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Phantom Alternative
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Want to Build a Phantom Alternative for Less Than $200?

Do you want to create a drone that can take steady videos and sharp photos similar to those from more expensive drones like the Phantom 4 Pro, but spend less than $200? That’s what we did. Check out our footage from the beautiful Maya Rivera. We might just have a solution. If you already have…

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Best FPV Goggles
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FPV Goggles: What is the Best Pair for You?

Flying a drone is an entirely new experience when you put on a pair of first person view (FPV) goggles. The world around you disappears and your new perspective is from the nose of your drone. All of a sudden you are onboard the drone flying like a pilot in the cockpit. Choosing the right…

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Best Phantom accessories
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DJI Phantom 3 Accessories

You’ve got your shiny new Phantom 3 and you love it. Now you want to deck it out. You want to be able to fly for more than 20 minutes at a time. You want to bring it everywhere, but don’t want to carry it around in the box. We have some solutions. Keep reading…

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Phantom 4 Accessories
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Phantom 4 and Phantom 4 Pro Accessories

You’ve just flown your Phantom 4 or Phantom 4 Pro for the first time and you loved it. Then you realized you needed to wait for your battery to charge before you can fly again. Batteries aren’t the aren’t the only thing you need (or want) to make your P4 or P4 Pro experience the best…

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Mavic Accessories
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DJI Mavic Accessories

The DJI Mavic is a spectacular drone, but there are a few things that can make it even better. The first thing you’ll want for your Mavic is a spare battery. Not being able to fly because your battery is dead is frustrating and having a couple of spare batteries is an easy solution. If…

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Upgrade before and after
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Syma X8 Camera Upgrade

The Syma X8 drones are a favorite platform for an action camera drone upgrade. In very little time you can put your favorite action camera up in the air on a Syma Drone. We like these drones so much that we have reviewed two of them already, the X8HG and X8W. If you already have an action camera like…

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