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Mavic Standard
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DJI Mavic Standard: The Affordable, Portable Drone

There has been a lot of talk recently about DJI’s next version of the Mavic. We’ve speculated about some awesome improvements that might be included in the Mavic 2, but an upgrade to the Mavic Pro may not be the next drone in DJI’s folding drone line-up. It is quite possible that the next Mavic will…

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Eachine E010C and other micro drones
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Free 3D Printed Inductrix & E010 Frames and Upgrades!

Here at Half Chrome Drones we’ve become fans of the Tiny Whoop movement. Living in the Chicago area in the winter months can be painful for a lot of reasons, not the least of which is that the sub-zero weather pretty much brings outdoor flying to a grinding halt. As a result, we transition to our…

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Blade Torrent 110: A Serious Upgrade to the Inductrix

Small indoor FPV drones are a ton of fun. Horizon Hobby started the craze with the Inductrix, which has taken off with the Tiny Whoop movement. The new Torrent 110 is a serious upgrade over the Inductrix as well as our favorite inexpensive micro FPV quad, the Eachine E010C. Horizon Hobby wanted to build an FPV…

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LG 360 Cam

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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Mavic 2
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The DJI Mavic 2: Expect Big Things

The original DJI Mavic was a game-changing drone. Its ability to fold up to the size of a 1-liter bottle paired with its impressive specs made it the most talked-about drone of 2016. So what will DJI do with the Mavic 2 to make this awesome drone even better? We have some ideas. 5 Things…

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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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Eachine QX70 vs. QX90: Which is the Better Mini FPV Drone?

There are a lot of starter mini and micro FPV drones out there and Eachine makes two of the most popular ones, the QX90 and QX70. When we take a look at their specs they appear very similar. However, they are actually some important differences. We are fans of one, but not of the other….

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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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Phantom Five
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Phantom 5: What New Features will DJI Include?

There is little doubt that DJI’s Phantom 5 will have some awesome new features. But what does DJI have planned? We have some insights based on what we have seen and what we know about DJI. First, we will go over the features that we are pretty certain the Phantom 5 will include. Then we…

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DJI Mavic Pro
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DJI Mavic – The Ultimate Portable High Performance Drone

The DJI Mavic Pro is an impressive little machine. DJI has basically taken the industry’s best consumer drone, the Phantom 4, and made it more portable, giving it a longer range and making it more affordable. If you can afford it, buy it. If you can’t, then buy it anyway – your friends will envy you…

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