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XIRO Xplorer Dual Battery Aerial UAV Drone Quadcopter with 1080p FHD FPV live Video Camera and 3 Axis Gimbal Plus extra battery -- V Version + Extra Battery
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- Ready to fly quadcopter: Charge the included battery, attach the propellers & start the remote controller
- Real time live preview and flight status achieved by attaching smart phone to the remote controller
- High-precision 3-axis camera stabilization system enables a whole new level of smooth, stable and blur-free photo capture and video recording in the sky
- Distinguished “Follow Me” and “Circle Around Me” functions brings you incredibly amazing selfie shots with great ease and lots of fun
- 5,200-mAh lithium polymer (LiPo) rechargeable battery can fly up to 25 minutes on a single charge
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Global recognised awards
- Xiro, one of the world’s leading drone pioneers, has been recognized for its commitment to outstanding product design with Red Dot Design awards in 2016. XIRO's Xplorer V, which is available globally, was honored with the highest single distinction ‘Red Dot: Best of the Best’. The Red Dot Design Award marks our 6th global award that Xiro has received, including IF Design Award, Good Design Award, and Design for Asia Award.
Xiro Xplorer V
Explore the sky with our fascinating Xplorer
With the XIRO Xplorer everyone can fly - mount the propellers, install the battery and you can enter the fascinating world of aerial photography and video. Xplorer V is a high-quality, solid drone with a distinctive design. It is extremely easy to use thanks to a complete package including the assembled drone, a video-stabilized 3-axis camera gimbal and a 14 megapixels HD video camera. The remote control is ergonomically designed for users' convenience - light-weight and easy to carry, equipped with a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Range Extender for an effective connection between a smartphone and the Xplorer.
- The innovative modular design enables users to upgrade Xplorer to Xplorer V with a full HD camera. This can be done very quickly and easily, no tools or difficult installation steps required. Gimbal, smart battery and intelligent flight control are all replaceable and repairable separately.
- Additionally, the XIRO app enables an enjoyable flying experience and access to various features in just a few clicks.
Even when your Xplorer flies at a height of 120m or 500m away, you can easily preview your photos on your mobile device. You can also select photos to wirelessly download to your mobile device. Enjoy immediate access to share your photos online, no connection to a computer required.
Innovative modular design
Innovative modular construction enables easy assembly and easy flying.
Smooth videos like a Pro
The advanced 3-axis stabilized gimbal technology allows you to take videos like a professional. The Xplorer gimbal will eliminate vibrations caused by wind or maneuvers of the drone. The built-in image transmission system shows a live preview to ensure a controlled and safe flight.
High quality camera
Support 1080P full HD video recording and 14 megapixels still images.
The 5200mAh replaceable smart-flight battery provides up to 25 minutes flight time. Thanks to its smart control technology, the remote control vibrates when the battery level is low to alert you on time.
|Hovering Accuracy（GPS Mode）||Vertical：±0.5m Horizontal：1.5m||Vertical：±0.5m Horizontal：1.5m||Vertical：±0.5m Horizontal：1.5m|
|Charing Environment Range||0℃-40℃||0℃-40℃||0℃-40℃|
|3-Axis Stabilized Gimbal||✓||✓|
|Effective Pixels||1400 Megapixels|
|Communication Distance （Open Area）||1000m||500m||500m|
|System Requirements of Mobile Device||IOS Version 8.0 Above/Android System Version 4.4 or Above||IOS Version 8.0 Above/Android System Version 4.4 or Above||IOS Version 8.0 Above/Android System Version 4.4 or Above|
"Your XIRO Xplorer V Version Quadcopter is the new generation equipped with advanced flight control system, which enables the user to take control and fly stably within minutes.
The high-performance HD camera which guarantees crystal clear videos and photos. It shoots full HD video at 1080p/30fps and 720p/30fps, with the option for slow motion recordings. You can take pictures with a resolution of up to 14 megapixels. The camera also supports burst mode and timed capture.Real time live preview and flight status will be naturally be achieved by attaching your iOS or Android phone to the remote controller.
Advance functions like ""Follow me"", ""Circle Around Me"", ""Return to Base"" are making your flight much more easier and full of fun. ""Return home"" mode will be automatically activated and send your drone to fly back its takeoff point when the Xplorer loses connection with the remote controller or when the battery is critically low. Alternatively, you can press the ""return home"" button on the remote controller to call back your Xplorer.
Vibration alert on the remote controller is to notify users when special events like running out of battery happens, and there are 3 modes of control settings for beginners, amateurs and professional users.
Contents of the Package
1 x Aircraft
1 x Remote Control
1 x Manual Set 4 x CW Propeller
4 x CCW Propeller
1 x Wrench
1 x Philips screwdriver
4 x Landing gear pad
8 x Screw pack
1 x Neck Strap
2 x Smart Flight Battery
1 x Charger
1 x Power Adapter
1 x Power Cord
1 x Micro USB Cable
1 x EU Adapter
1 x SAA Adapter
1 x UK adapter
1 x Vision Gimbal
1 x Lens Filter
1 x Range Extender
4 x Vibration Absorber
1 x Manual Set
Top Customer Reviews
1. Register your Drone ASAP using the QR reader on your smart phone. This will allow the camera to connect to the phone via the app that will get downloaded when you scan the codes on the back of the box.
2. Charge the batteries. I had one that took a charge and one that would not. Amazon made it right without sending everything back.
CAUTION: The charger can get very hot on the underside. Remove your finger prints hot!
3. This drone will need to be registered with the FAA.
I have only flown it twice due to weather conditions, but this is a breeze to fly. All the auto buttons work very well. The batteries seam to last about 20 min./flight.
I had very little issue upgrading the firmware and the website is straight forward and easy to navigate. Although I feel like they just launched the site as there are pages with no content. It's possible that the translation is just lacking or something, but this tells me it's, at the least, this is very new to the states.
First day flying was easy to get into and understand right away. I'll have to memorize some of the light patterns and re-teach myself the flight controls (Damn you Modern Warfare). The compass calibration was pretty easy. The connection was strong in a close knit neighborhood and for the most part entirely responsive. I attached the gimbal and was pleasantly surprised with the picture quality and responsiveness of the cell phone view of the camera. The final 1080 video is very good as well, although when moving quickly, the wide angle gives the camera pan an odd warping effect. This is easy enough to control for quality shots.
The point where the gimbal attaches is very minimal. The release mech is even more dainty as it's a small plastic tab that you pull out to release the camera. This tab broke very quickly for me so be very careful when removing the gimbal from the body. Furthermore, the gimbal is a bit awkward to remove. I felt like it was going to detonate, if I made one wrong move. Unfortunately, I have more mechanic hands than Chinese electronic hands, so as I was removing it the entire assembly popped off and dropped to the desk. This broke the gimbal arm and has rendered the camera useless.
This was my doing so I'm not going to discount the company, as it does mention that the gimbal is very sensitive in the instructions, but this gimbal assembly is REALLY FRAGILE. I would recommend removing it in the most delicate way possible. (e.g. over a bed, in an anti-gravity chamber, with hands made of clouds.)
I just emailed the Amazon seller to find out what a replacement gimbal costs, or what I might do about repairing the gimbal. I will update with details about support and part availability. Maybe for being an early US customer, they will do me a solid and repair it for me.
I really like this UAV. I could see almost anyone with decent eye-hand coordination using it for high quality aerial video recording. While my initial plan was to take it with me on outdoor adventures; I'm thinking that it's a bit too fragile for that.
Would I save myself the $400 and buy this instead of DJI? It depends on how easy the parts are to get and how expensive they are. I'd say with great confidence, that if replacement parts are easy to get a hold of and not ridiculously priced, then this UAV is the best buy for the money.
If I have a useless gimbal with no chance of replacement or repair...look to spend a little more and have the available parts.
The gimbal is FRAGILE. EASILY BROKEN. The plastic arm that connects the camera to the shock absorbing gimbal is made of plastic that easily breaks. Not sure why this piece wouldn't be super durable, but it's not- so treat the gimbal/camera with extreme care.
Footage from the 1080p cam has a pretty bad fish eye/barrel effect. Easy to correct with necessary software.
I seem to have to recalibrate the compass all of the time. I'll be flying for a minute or two, and then the remote starts to vibrate and there is a compass recalibration message on the screen that won't go away until you land and recalibrate. Doesn't affect flight from what I can tell but very annoying.
Like I said, great drone overall, great features, just be careful and patient.
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