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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Bobby Wig, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. Bobby Wig

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    Hi I'm thinking about getting the standard.

    Do I need internet.
    I know I need it for the app to download and update ect but do I need internet for anything else
     
  2. fordruid

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    maps, but you can preload them before you fly
     
  3. msinger

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    You'll need an Internet connection to download and cache the maps. But, there is no need for an Internet connection when you're out flying.
     
  4. Denny M.

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    Is there somewhere I can go to see how to preload the maps and cache of maps( VIDEO TOTURIAL)
     
  5. Bobby Wig

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    So you can use the app to take off, do waypoints ect without internet???


     
  6. msinger

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  7. Bobby Wig

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    Thank you. Guys!!

    How often do they crash has I notice it didn't have blade guards. ??
     
  8. Mark The Droner

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    The consensus is, if you're a beginner or you fly in close quarters often, you might want to add blade guards, but if you have intermediate experience and plan normal outdoors flying, it's best to fly without guards.
     
  9. Bobby Wig

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    I recently had the X5sc and crashed loads, but it wasn't that good to control if I'm honest with you.

    But I'm glad you can add guards, do they come with or do I have to folk out some more money??
     
  10. Mark The Droner

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    you will have to folk out some more money
     
  11. Bobby Wig

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    Oooh. I'll be saving I'll June then.

    Are thy worth the money and are they worth getting
     
  12. Mark The Droner

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    Yes but do your research. I would get the ones that allow removal of the top cover without having to remove all four of the motor mount bolts. Also, when the day comes that you want to remove the guard mounts, you MUST remember to use the ORIGINAL motor mount bolts, NOT the prop guard motor mount bolts. Very important.
     
  13. Bobby Wig

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    I've watched alot of videos and reviews on YouTube as well as reading up on reviews and it all seems good.

    And thank you for tht!!

     
  14. Bobby Wig

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    Another question, 25 mins battery, is that just 25 mins FLYING?? And does it last longer or shorter??
     
  15. Mark The Droner

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    25 mins is pushing your battery to the maximum. It's not healthy for the battery and not recommended. But in an emergency, you can hope to get 25 mins.

    Hope this helps
     
  16. msinger

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    18 minutes is a more common flight time. That's assuming you're landing when the battery is at about 30%.
     
  17. Bobby Wig

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    Thank you. Is there any cheap alternative for the batteries, they really should give you two, they are very expensive!!!
     
  18. msinger

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    There are some knock-off batteries, but I wouldn't trust them after shelling out hundreds for a Phantom.
     
  19. Bobby Wig

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    How much are they??
     
  20. Bobby Wig

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    Do Vision 2 battery's work in standards??
     

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