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FPV
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Eachine QX90c: The Best Brushed Micro You Can Buy

We’ve flown our fair share of brushed micro drones:  QX70, Hubsan X4, Bat QX105, Frog Q90, Inductrix, E011, Zoopa Riot and even the original QX90. The QX90c is the best of the bunch. It is light, fast and responsive. Right now you can get it for under $30. It is a complete steal. What makes…

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E012
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Eachine E012: The Newest and Smallest Micro Ducted Quad

Mini Quad Fun We put the Eachine E012 up against some other tiny drones. They may be small, but they are a lot of fun. Check it out. Eachine seems to be releasing a new microdrone on a daily basis. Their newest addition is the Eachine E012. It is a tiny ducted quadcopter. It is very similar 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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Eachine BAT QX105
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Eachine BAT QX105: A Mean Machine

Eachine has been churning out affordable brushed FPV micro drones lately and the BAT QX105 is one of the latest examples. It is on the larger end of the micro drone spectrum but has some definite advantages over some of the other drones they have produced. It has “Black Edition” 1020 coreless brushed motors that are…

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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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How to FPV
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FPV 101: What You Need to Know to Start Flying First Person View

Flying a drone is a fun experience, but flying FPV takes that experience to a whole new level. FPV, or first person view, puts you in the cockpit of your quad. You and your machine become one as you feel every loop, dive, and turn. It is a thrill and has been growing in popularity….

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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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SkyViper v2400HD

Sky Viper v2400HD – Two Drones for the Price of One?

The Sky Viper v2400HD is a small and sporty camera drone with a unique ability to fly with or without altitude hold. Why is this so important? There is a strong likelihood that someone will pilot this drone who has never flown before, therefore the ability to turn on altitude hold can be an incredibly helpful feature…

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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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Inductrix FPV
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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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