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DJI = MAXAERO One company? Two brandnames?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by bufischer, Apr 8, 2015.

  1. bufischer

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    I wonder.... why the Phantom(s) and the Maxaero show so many similarities and also the websites of Maxaero and DJI have a very similar design....

    Same company with two brand-names to play a "competitors" game ... only for the consumers (for us)??
     
  2. Daninho

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    This happens in the LED Flashlight World as well, many chinese brandnames produced in the same factories.
     
  3. Meta4

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    There are enough differences to make me think they are not the same.
    The Phantom is such a good design and so well established that it's inevitable that competing models (like the X-star) will draw influences from it. Their Venture II doesn't look like anything DJI ever built.
     
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    I thought same. And same city¡¡¡¡¡ (curious). For me, maxaero it´s "second brand", or maybe "test brand" for DJI.
     
  5. Meta4

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    Same city? That proves nothing.
    It's China's Silicon Valley - where all their high tech companies are based.
    That's like saying Ford and GM are the same because they are both from Detroit.
     
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