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Half Chrome Drones: Free Drone Giveaway

Do you want a free drone? Of course, you do. Enter the Half Chrome Drones Free Drone Giveaway to get a chance to take home the new Eachine EX2 Mini. It is basically an MJX Bugs 3 Mini, but with an FPV camera. It is one of our favorite drones and is a blast to…

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What is the Best Drone Under $50?

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get a good drone. In fact, there are a handful of excellent beginner drones that you can pick up for less than $50. We highly recommend you start with one of these before you trade up to a DJI or Yuneec drone. In no real order here…

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DJI Phantom 3 silhouette
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If You Want to Take High-Quality Aerial Photos, Start Here

You’ve seen the awesome aerial photos and videos that drones can produce and you were probably thinking, “I can do that.” And you can. Flying a drone capable of top-notch aerial photography isn’t overly complicated, but you shouldn’t rush out and buy a DJI Inspire. You’ll want to start with an inexpensive drone, learn to…

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CES 2017 Drone Round-up: The Best Drone Info from CES is HERE

It was another big year for drones at CES, and Half Chrome was there to see what was new. There was plenty to see and there are some new and exciting things on the horizon. We will go through some of the most interesting drones that we saw at CES. Jump to the section that…

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Syma Vs. MJX

MJX X102H, a viable competitor to Syma?

Here at Half Chrome we have tested countless Syma models including the X8W and the X8HG. We find them to be reliable drones that are simple to fly and are free of major flaws. Our Syma X8W has been crashed more times than we can count. Despite our best efforts we can’t break the thing….

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Blade Inductrix FPV a Tiny Whoop in a Box

The Blade Inductrix from Horizon Hobby is the ultimate fun indoor flying machine. Tiny Whoop, a derivative of the original Inductrix, brought mini drone FPV (first person view) into the mainstream. Now Horizon Hobby has answered the call by adding a camera to the Inductrix in the Blade Inductrix FPV RTF. The new FPV Inductrix is an…

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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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Eachine E010
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Eachine E010: This May Be the BEST Beginner Drone!

The Eachine E010 is an unapologetic clone of the original Inductrix from Horizon Hobby. This micro flyer is an great indoor drone that can pinball off walls and keep on going. The ducted propellers help keep it quiet, aid in efficiency and are excellent propeller guards. Its small size, durability and ability to be upgraded make this an…

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Hubsan Q4 H111 Estes Proto X Nano Drone
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Hubsan Q4 World’s Smallest Quadcopter

This tiny little drone packs quite a punch.  Hubsan claims the Q4 is the world’s smallest quadcopter.  We can’t verify that it takes that record, but it is small and a lot of fun to fly.  This micro drone is smaller and lighter than the more common Cheerson CX-10.  Both of those aspects make it…

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Mokasi Navigator Hexacopter A Unique Micro Drone

There aren’t a whole lot of drones that can fit in the palm of your hand. And there certainly are even fewer hexacopters in such a small package. The Mokasi Navigator Hexacopter breaks the mold as 6-prop micro drone that is about the size of a silver dollar. It has three different colored, super bright LEDs. It also…

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