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Tali H500 struggles to make an appearance

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Fair Game, Sep 1, 2014.

  1. Fair Game

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    When Walkera first annouced the H500 more than a few people thought DJI might be put under pressure to release a Vision 3 or at least a machine that filled the gap between the Vision and the S1000. A few months down the line and everthing seems to have gone very quiet, in fact it is still almost impossible to buy a H500 from a UK dealer. Yes, they are there on eBay, but I for one won't be repeating the experience of buying from China - Last time what I ordered and what I got was entirely different!

    Walkera are not a new comer to the UK or the quadcopter scene so I am left wondering why the big delay?
     
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    Stirring up demand and storing up supplies for the Xmas market would be my suspicion...
     
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    I'm a member of a Tali forum... That bird is having some serious growing pains. I'm still interested in it, but not even tempted to supply beta testing service...

    -slinger
     
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    Unsafe default parameters, easy to break landing gear motor, with a locked flight controller that cannot be connected to APM mission planner (their version of assist / ground station) are just a few issues. Has potential and the hardware is good, but needs some help to be actually good.m

    Buy the basic package, gut the electronics for rebuild
     
  7. Fair Game

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    Wonder if there are problems meeting UK regulations then?

    Pity. Apart from the camera the spec seems very good on paper.

    Never understood why they would fit a camera of that quality and claim the machine is for pro work!
     
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    We did enough of that with the Mk 1 Vision, huh? :)
     
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    the machine is, the camera isn't. you buy it without the gimbal and camera and mount your own set up for pro use.
     
  10. Fair Game

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    Buying the machine is proving the hard bit in the UK! But yes, from what I have seen on YouTube the camera is very lack lustre. Unfortunately the way they have configured the system using a GoPro or other camera also requires the addtion of a transmitter and then you lose on screen display.

    Looks a good machine, and the TX with the screen in-built would be a joy, but it does not seem to have been thought through!