If you're looking for a professional quality drone with a great list of features for a really great price point the Yuneec Typhoon H 4K Drone is for you. If you search around and purchase the drone at the right time you can get a real bargain. I got mine from Amazon on Cyber Monday for $599.00. The retail price is $899.00 but you can certainly find it for less if you shop around and are patient.
I can’t say enough about how awesome this machine is. The real bonus is the controller with the built-in 7” 720p Android Tablet so there is no need to use your cell phone. It is also loaded with some unique features like retractable landing gear and the ability to spin the camera around a full
360 degrees to get great panoramic shots. Not to mention the 6 motors and blades making this one of the most failsafe drones on the market today.
Unlike some of the negatives of the DJI drones, the last firewire update for the Typhoon H was in 2017 so you are not constantly updating the drone or controller. Both are virtually perfect right now with the ability to do so many things. The no-fly zones are not as strict as with the DJI drones, but the altitude is set at 400 maximum here in the US per FAA requirements.
The range of this drone is incredible in my opinion. It is rated for about 1 mile and I have gone out .8 miles or over 4,000 ft with no loss of reception on the screen. I am using aftermarket range extenders which really do make a difference and the Patch antenna vs the Mushroom one. With the Patch, you get better range with the monitor, but you need to have it pointed at the drone. The Mushroom antenna is a multi-directional antenna with less range overall. I am very impressed with the range of the Typhoon H and the clarity of the screen is just phenomenal.
This is the base model of the Typhoon so it only has collision avoidance in the front. The Plus is a better model with collision avoidance all around the drone plus a better 4K camera, but it is twice the price of the standard Typhoon H., In my opinion, the Typhoon H is more than enough drone for most and it takes professional photos and videos.
The Typhoon H has a range of autonomous flight modes, where it does most of the flying without being controlled allowing you to focus on the camera operation. The Orbit Me mode, for instance, enables the drone to orbit around the controller while keeping the focus on the operator. The Point of Interest mode allows the drone to orbit around a location set by the GPS coordinates on the controller screen. Other autonomous flight modes include Journey, Curve Cable Cam, Follow Me, and Return Home. The Return Home mode will land the drone with a few feet of where it launched from. It is not as precise as other drones, mainly for safety reason as it is a large and powerful drone.
Speaking of the large size, this is not a drone for hiking or for using it far from your vehicle. In the backpack with the accessories, it comes in around 5 lbs. Both the drone and the controller as massive so if you're looking for a portable drone the Typhoon H is not the drone for you. But if size is not a concern the Typhoon H is just a completely underrated and comes loaded with so many great features, not the least of which is the controller with the build in screen.
FLIGHT TIME Up to 25 min
SIZE 20.5x18x12.2 in (520x457x310mm)
AIRFRAME WEIGHT (WITH BATTERY) 59.8oz (1695g)
TAKE-OFF WEIGHT 368.8oz (1950g )
BATTERY 4S 14.8V LiPo Battery (POWER 4)
BATTERY CAPACITY / VOLTAGE 5400mAh 4S/14.8V（79.9Wh）
TRANSMITTER ST16 Personal Station Ground
MAXIMUM FLYING HEIGHT 122m(400ft) agl (Restricted by FAA )
MAXIMUM ROTATION RATE 85 deg/s
MAXIMUM ROLL ANGLE 35°
MAXIMUM CLIMBING SPEED 5m/s
MAXIMUM SPEED IN FOLLOW ME MODE 43.5mph (70km/h)
MAXIMUM DESCENDING SPEED 3m/s
WEIGHT (WITH BATTERY, WITHOUT GIMBAL) 9.0oz (255g)
EFFECTIVE PIXELS 12.4 Megapixels
CAMERA LENS 14mm/F2.8
FOV 98 Degree
ELECTRONIC SHUTTER 1/30s--------1/8000s
VIDEO TRANSMISSION RANGE Up to 1.6km/1 mile
TRANSMISSION SYSTEM 5.2Ghz — 5.8Ghz
VIDEO UHD 4K 30fps
OPERATING SYSTEM Android™
NUMBER OF CHANNELS 16
CONTROL TRANSMISSION DISTANCE/RANGE (OPTIMUM CONDITIONS) Up to 1.6km/1 mile
VIDEO LINK RESOLUTION HD 720p
VIDEO LINK FREQUENCY BAND 5.8GHz WiFi
VIDEO TRANSMISSION DISTANCE/RANGE (OPTIMUM CONDITIONS) FCC Compliance: Up to 1.6km/1 mile CE Compliance: Up to 1.6km/1 mile
FLIGHT SYSTEMS TELEMETRY DATA ON SCREEN DISPLAY (OSD) Yes
LCD SCREEN SIZE 7”
TACTILE (VIBRATING) AND AUDIBLE FEEDBACK Yes
BUILT-IN LI-ION BATTERY VOLTAGE / CAPACITY 3.6V 8700mAh 31.32Wh Li-ion
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