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URUAV UR65: Tiny FPV Fun

URUAV UR65

Starting around $80
8.1

Overall Quality

8.0/10

Stability

8.0/10

Speed/Agililty

8.0/10

Durability

9.0/10

Value

8.0/10

Features

8.0/10

Camera

8.0/10

Pros/Cons

  • PROS:
  • Brushless Motors
  • Durable
  • OSD
  • Angle/Acro
  • CONS:
  • Short Battery life
  • No Beeper

Specs

  • Flight Time: 3-4 minutes
  • Camera: 700 TVL
  • Size: 65 mm
  • Weight: 27 grams (including battery)

The URUAV UR65 is a small and affordable brushless motor tiny whoop. This tiny micro quad has a 65 mm wheelbase and only weighs 27 grams including its 1S battery. It is powered by 17,000 KV brushless motors. Is it a serious upgrade over the hoards of brushed motor tiny whoops like the Inductrix and E011?

URUAV UR65

Take a look at the URUAV UR65.

Spoiler alert, I love this thing. It is a blast to fly around the house and you can fly this bad boy both angle and acro mode. It has survived numerous crashes. The downside is short flight time but you can easily fix that by purchasing more batteries. Keep reading to learn more. Would I recommend this over a brushless whoop? Yes.

brushed vs brushless drone

Take a look at the brushless UR65 and brushed Boldclash B03.

The URUAV UR65 is built on the CrazyBeeF3 flight controller. You can get it as either a Frsky or Flysky compatible version. The ESCs are a 4-in-1 BLheli_S that is DShot 600 ready. It ships with Betaflight 3.3 for full customization. The 0603 17,000KV motors are what make this little guy a winner. No, you aren’t going to win freestyle competitions with it, but it makes it one heck of a whoop.

URUAV UR65 kwad

You can see the custom F3 flight controller of the URUAV UR65.

The camera has a 700 TVL resolution and the video transmitter has a 25 mW power output via 48 channels. The field of view is a solid 120-degrees and the video format is NTSC. Thankfully the camera angle is adjustable, but only about 30 degrees or so.

URUAV UR65

Take a look at the URUAV UR65 from the side.

The battery is a standard LiPo. It is a 1S 250 mAh 3.8 volt rated at 60C. It adds an additional 6.5 grams to the weight of the quad. You can order up to three with the quad and we highly recommend picking up extras as this will chew through the batteries pretty quickly.

URUAV UR65

The URUAV UR65 is a fun FPV drone for a beginner.

The URUAV UR65 does have OSD support and will send telemetry information.  You can even adjust PIDs using the OSD. Unfortunately, there isn’t a beeper, but that is to keep the weight down. Since it is brushless however we can use the ESCs as a beeper by changing some settings.

Should You Get a URUAV UR65?

In short, yes. It is a blast to fly. You can fly it indoors and out. Living in a cold weather climate having a drone like this is a must. If you don’t have a remote I’d highly recommend the Jumper T8SG Plus. It will work with the UR65 and almost any other drone. Grab some FPV goggles and you are ready to go.

Order a URUAV UR65

What Is the BEST Drone?

So what is the absolute best drone out there? That question isn’t as easy to answer as you’d think. BUT…for most people the answer is the DJI Mavic Air. It is portable, has an awesome camera and excellent flight modes. Learn more about the Mavic Air HERE.

Mavic Air remote control

Both the DJI Mavic Air and its controller can fold up for portability.

What Is Our FAVORITE Drone?

The Mavic Air is great but the drone that has us excited to go fly the most right now is the Parrot Anafi. The camera and gimbal setup on this drone allow it to do things that no other drone can. Plus, having the ability to zoom in on what you are filming is priceless. Learn more about the Parrot Anafi HERE.

anafi vs mavic

Choosing a favorite drone is hard, but the Parrot Anafi is just so unique.

What Drone Is the Best VALUE?

Mavic Air vs DJI Spark

The DJI Spark is an awesome drone and at $399 is half the price of the Mavic Air.

The best value on the market today has to be the DJI Spark. Now under $400, this little dynamo can do things that once upon a time cost over $1000. Learn more about the DJI Spark HERE. Still too much money for you? There are still some great options. Check out our list of the best drones under $200.

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Every month we update what we believe are the best drones on the market. Check out Best Drones Now. We have also created the one-of-a-kind Half Chrome Drone Cipher™. You answer a few questions and we’ll pair you with the best drone for you.

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Learn More…

If you want to learn more about taking great pictures or flying FPV then check out our comprehensive guides on those topics. Also, take a look at our articles on how to choose the right drone for great aerial photos or for getting started flying race drones. Learn more about drones and how to get the most out of them in our Drone Academy. In the Academy, we also detail some of the advanced testing we do including drone thrust testing and camera quality testing.

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Half Chrome • September 2, 2018


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