Drone / August 10, 2018 / Sanni Pekkarinen
FPV Camera: Dont forget to buy a model that comes equipped with a FPV camera and this is clearly mentioned in the specifications when you check out various models of drones. The position of the camera is also important in drone racing because you want to see what lies ahead when your drone is tilted forward. Flight Controller: Just keep in mind that without a good flight controller you are never going to win a drone racing contest. Why? Because such a controller comes with firmware that makes a drone flight smooth and stable. Many novice pilots can easily overlook this feature but this is one tip youre going to receive from every drone racer who has had a good experience in the field.
One reason that many beginners and intermediates use drones is to capture impressive photos or videos. When choosing between drones with camera features you should check out the camera specs. The first thing to note is that not all drones have built-in cameras. Some only have the space for a camera and you must add one yourself. This can be an added expense in terms of both time and money. ost beginners will want to go with a drone that has a built-in camera. Most built-in cameras have limited photo and video quality. Always check the specs of the camera on the drones you are looking at. You will want to check the megapixel rating of the camera and also what video settings it can record in. The best drones will have a gimbal to stabilize any images or video taken while the drone is flying.
Use of Smart phones and tablets - Operators should practice how to link up the drone to their Smartphone and /or tablets of the Drones controller. Onboard a moving vessel is not the time to get acquainted with how the operators Drone works. It is especially important if the operator is using a GoPro camera since the operator will need to learn the WiFi "pairing" procedure so that the Drone Controller and GoPro camera communicate. A Screen Hood is a must have accessory for operating a Drone in bright sunlight! Operators should know how to attach the hood to the device and how to use the touch pad with the hood in place. Operators should consider adding a lanyard attached to the controller - prevents losing the controller overboard and allows the operator to use both hands to work with the Drone during landing.