5 reasons why RC helicopters are the next drone

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Though drones seem to be the future of hobbies, we can’t quickly forget our first childhood: RC helicopters. Drones may be the newest cool thing around, but RC helicopters are definitely making a come back, and our selection of RC helicopters is proof of that.

Which is why we’ve compiled some reasons why RC helicopters are the new drones. Though they may not seem as cool as the latest camera drones, they are still handy, fast and fun. Remember that RC helicopters have still got it. Continue reading…

5 reasons why the U.S next to start their drone mail service already

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Finland started a four-day test Wednesday for their new drone mail delivery service. Though this is very exciting news for the tech world, U.S hobbyists are fuming with envy. The reason? Because there are just too many drone regulations!

When will it be the U.S’s time?

We keep pondering over questions like these, which is why we here at Hobbytron have complied a list of reason why the U.S should be next to start their drone delivery service. Though there has been a lot of talk of Amazon drones, we sill think the FAA should take it all the way and just make drones a primary mail delivery service. Why not? If you’re not convinced than these following reasons why this is the most brilliant idea in the world, should do the trick. Continue reading…

7 drone license plates for the camera drone in your life

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Researchers at the University of California, Berkley are suggesting drones and camera drones have license plates. Well, maybe not actual license plates.

To solve the lack of drone regulation which has had officials up in arms (don’t fly your drone at a wildfire scene, you guys. Just don’t do it.), researchers have come up with the LightCense, which are LED lights that are mounted underneath a drone. The LightCense flashes a light pattern that can be decoded by a phone app or specific camera, meant to uniquely identify each drone, linking that drone to its rightful owner.

Though this sounds great and all, we couldn’t help but envision actual drone license plates. You know, like car license plates. That is why we compiled a list of drone license plate numbers that should exist, regardless of the LightCense, which, though is a huge step for technology, isn’t as fun as making up drone license plate numbers. Yes. We do have a lot of time on our hands.

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5 camera drones filmmakers can’t resist


Film and television have been revolutionizing lately-independent films are making a breakthrough and new television shows are being though of and produced on the daily mostly now. Whether you are serious about making films or flying drones, you shouldn’t resist the inevitable drone film festivals that are soon to come.

Drones have been known to capture some of the best areal footage. Whether it is a produced commercial or a viral drone video that shows just how to tall the Big Ben really is, drone footage is definitely a great weight to capture footage that has always been limited. That is why the recent new of the upcoming first international drone film festival is a big step for movie makers and drone enthusiasts alike. Drones are truly a game-changer in the tech world, which is why we think it is important to keep informed about the best camera drones for sale, especially the drones that help you with your next film project. So grab that director’s chair and write up that script you’ve only blue printed in your head, cause it’s finally time to make that movie you’ve always procrastinated o, but this time with the help with drones.


1. DJI Phantom 2 Quadcopter 2.4GHz 6CH RC Drone


The Phantom is a classic within the camera drones realm, but like all classics it will surely never disappoint. Equipped with a 6 channel flight control and a 2.4GHz transmitter, the Phantom will surely film your next project in a ghost-like manner: quiet and almost completely invisible. The Phantom will be your shiny star, no matter where you film –whether it be a set or your backyard.



2. Horizon 2.4GHz 4.5CH Camera RC Spy Drone

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The Horizon is equipped to fly through any horizon, whether it be sunny or cloudy. What makes the Horizon sturdy against any odds is its durability and lightweight body that allows it to smoothly navigate through any weather hardships, making it perfect to use for whenever your production day isn’t on the most ideal weather day. Its flip stunt mode also gives users the freedom and capability to easily fly by or around anything, making the Horizon almost impossible to overthrow.



3. Prowler 2.4GHz 4.5CH Camera RC Spy Drone Screen Shot 2015-08-13 at 11.47.41 AMThe Prowler Camera RC Spy Drone does exactly what its name entails: prowls. Restlessly and stealthily, the prowler is as sneaky as a mini drone and as strong and big as an average sized camera drone. The Prowler RC Spy drone is truly always on the prowl no matter what it is being used for, so it will capture great footage without making a disturbance. Rest assure the Prowler’s transmitter and easy navigation will keep the Prowler on point all the time, which is exactly what you need when filming your next project.



4. AEE TORUK AP10 16MP 1080p FPV 2.4GHz Camera RC Drone 

AE-AP10-lgThough staying within your filming budget is important, if you want great quality film than you’ll have to put down some serious cash, which is why the AEE TORUL Camera RC Drone is worth some extra pennies. Though the AEE’s price may seem steep, it is very worth it for some great footage that will not disappoint you or your audience. The AEE TORUK is almost guaranteed not to fail you and will last for hours of production time.



5. Syma X5C Explorers Camera 2.4GHz 4.5CH RC Drone


Reasonably price and durable, the Syma will, without a doubt, get the job done. Whether it is shooting your next barbecue or a short film for your grad program, trust the Syma to get you great quality footage without a fuss. It’s 2 Megapixel HD camera will provide your audience with great quality images that will intimidate every other festival entry you may be competing with.







Drone racing is here


So you did your homework, selected the right drone that complimented your sick or beginner skills, and you’ve even named it. Yes: named it. Now that you’ve given your beloved drone a couple of laps around the park, and now that you have been appropriately deemed as the “drone guy” (or ‘drone chick’) by locals, it is time to take it to the next level. As, in street level. Continue reading…

Watch Nav and Nemo Episode 2: King of the Castle


It’s finally here! Nav and Nemo’s episode 2 is out! You can now watch your heroes, Nav and Nemo, as they embark on their newest mission using the best airsoft Hobbytron can supply, in the titled episode “King of the Castle”. Airsoft, great action and suspense awaits you.

Cause we’re all thinking it: How to fly a drone the right way


In this segment of “Cause we’re all thinking it” we would like to address the question you’ve been asking in your head but are too afraid to say out-loud cause people are kind of cruel- How to you fly a drone.

Technology is a tricky thing, that doesn’t come naturally to most people, because it’s, well, not natural. The recent boom in technology advances and new versions and tools for almost anything that has ever been invented makes it difficult to navigate the newest gadgets. So its okay if you don’t know much about drones or quadcopters, or how they work. Truthfully, the idea of controlling something that actually flies, especially at the speed some of these drones are now being programmed as, can be intimidating, which is why we gave a run-through of what you need to know about drones, what their different parts do, and how to fly them. It’s okay to cry tears of relief.

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5 helpful things you should know before buying a quadcopter


Quadcopters are pretty awesome; they will never disappoint, that is unless you crash it to a tree, than that’s all on you (just saying). Though often confused with drones, quadcopters are one of the most popular types of drones, easily noticeable by its four rotor design.

We want you to have the best quadcopter flying experience, and that might mean learning a few things or two about quadcopters in general. You might look at this list of tips and think “doy!”, but believe us when we say that sometimes even the most face-palming facts can be the most overlooked. So here goes….patience please!

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