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RunCam Split 2: Is This the BEST FPV Camera for Your Drone?

Have you ever wished you could get good video quality from your quadcopter without adding a second camera? The RunCam Split 2 is probably your best option. With the RunCam Split 2, you can record onboard your quad in HD while viewing the same feed in your FPV goggles. No longer will you need two…

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Mavic Accessories (Filters and More for the Air and Pro)

Freewell has a ton of great accessories for your DJI drone. We were lucky enough to test a few products for our Mavics. If you want something for your Mavic, Spark or Phantom then you should take a look at Freewell. Let’s take a closer look at a few different accessories. Take a look at…

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Best Drones Under $200 (2017)

Not all drones are created equal. Some are faster, while others are more stable. Some drones have advanced features and high-definition cameras, while others are more affordable. If you are looking for a drone that meets your needs, but don’t want to spend a small fortune, then you are in luck. We’ve done extensive testing…

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Will GoPro Build a Water Proof Drone? Here Is How They Can Do It

If any popular technology brand needs a boost right now it is GoPro. The camera maker has seen their once-innovative Hero series of cameras has increasingly become a commodity item with an onslaught of inexpensive rivals from Asia. GoPro has also been a little late to the game with other technologies like drones and 360-degree…

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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 that the best camera for you is likely the least expensive. Sure you could spend a grand or more, OR…

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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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GoPro Karma

GoPro to Announce the Re-Release of the Karma Drone

The GoPro Karma was one of the most anticipated and exciting drones of 2016. It was finally released in October of 2016, but just a few weeks later it was recalled because of a small number of drones falling out of the sky. GoPro has been pretty tight-lipped about what caused the issue but we…

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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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Syma X8S Camera Upgrade
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Turn Your Syma X8S into a Serious Aerial Photography Machine

The new Syma X8S models are a nice upgrade from the original Syma X8 models. While the X8S does not fold up like a DJI Mavic, it is the first drone we have seen that completely snaps together in about 1 minute. The 1080p camera that is available with some of the models is pretty…

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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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