Think Tank Photo launched a pair of new bags last week. The Airport Advantage is the company’s first roller bag designed for carrying photo gear aboard a commuter aircraft. Even though it is designed as a more compact roller, it carries quite a bit of gear, which can include: [Read more…]
I’ve been flying Yuneec’s Q500 Typhoon 4K quadcopter for several months. It is the total package from what you want and expect from a drone for the serious consumer. I’m a huge fan and all-aboard the Yuneec train.
I was introduced to Yuneec in April 2015 at NAB and got the chance to try out the Q500 series last fall. This review is long overdue but the recent price drops across the Typhoon line make them more attractive than ever and have nudged me to spread the word about this great little drone.
The flight and image capture experience is very similar to what you get from a DJI Phantom series drone. The biggest and most important difference for me is the included ST10+ transmitter from Yuneec. [Read more…]
Along with big price drops on the other Phantom 3 drones, the Phantom 3 Professional version has dropped in price down to $999 (was $1259). The Phantom 3 Professional features a 4K camera on a 3-axis gimbal with 12MP still image capture. It transmits 720p HD video for app-based monitoring, offers auto-takeoff and auto return home with up to 23 minutes flight time. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
It looks like Yuneec’s quadcopters have taken a significant price drop in addition to the recent drops we saw on DJI Phantom 3 drone prices.
The Yuneec Q500 4K Typhoon is now $999.99 (was $1299.99) and comes complete with the SteadyGrip handheld gimbal and aluminum carry case.
The Yuneec Q500+ Typhoon 1080/60p model is now $699.99 (was $1099.99). It also ships with the SteadyGrip handheld gimbal and aluminum case.
The Yuneec Typhoon G with the GoPro Gimbal is down to $499.99 (was $899.99).
I’m not sure if these are permanent or will expire soon. I’m a big fan of the Yuneec drones because of the added value you get with the full kit over what DJI offers. I’ve had a Q500 4K on deck for review for a while now and really have nothing but praise for it. I’ll get around to that review soon hopefully, but in the mean time, these are some solid deals on great drones.