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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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Hubsan H107 accessories
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Hubsan X4 (H107) Accessories

The Hubsan X4 (H107) mini drones are some of the most popular drones for beginners because they are affordable, easy to fly, and they can take a lot of abuse. Half Chrome recommends the H107D with FPV as a good starter FPV drone and the H107C as a fun little camera drone. With your purchase,…

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Syma X8 Accessories

The Syma X8 models are great beginner drones, but the best part is they can easily be updated to carry better cameras for better video quality. We describe that process here.  Check out our Amazon store for some accessories to help improve this already fun drone, or just keep reading. The store is just an…

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Tough Leash

Tough Leash Drone Antenna: 8 Mile Range!!!

Top-tier drones today are often limited in range by the signal range that their antennas provide. Aftermarket antennas can make a real difference in the range of your drone and the quality of connection between the drone and your controller. Leading the pack in style and performance is the lineup from Tough Leash. The Chicago-based…

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Parrot Camera Fix Tools
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Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Camera Fix

If you are like us, maybe you got a Parrot AR.Done 2.0 with an out of focus camera. Several customers have had this issue. Laughably, one customer even noticed that some close-up palm trees in a Parrot promotional video were in good focus while things further away were blurry. Even their promo videos show the problem! As for…

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Can a Li-Po Fire Resistant Bag Protect You in Case of a Fire?

We wanted to know if one of these LiPo battery bags would help protect us in case of a fire. So we tested it out by of course starting a fire. Check out our video below to see how it turned out. If you want to know if these bags could be helpful keep on…

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Walkera G-2D gimbal
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Walkera G-2D Gimbal: An Affordable Way to Get Stable Footage

The Walkera G-2D gimbal is a lightweight two-axis brushless motor gimbal. It is versatile. We have used it on a handful of different drones including the MJX Bugs 3 and a few different Syma X8 models. It certainly is not limited to just those models. If your drone can carry it, then you should consider…

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