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Deal Of The Day: 27% Off On Sky Runner 6-Axis Gyro Drone

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This is a slightly new take on drones. The Sky Runner 6-Axis Gyro Drone is surrounded by a plastic roll cage which not only protects it in case you bump into stuff, but also allows you to do some cool sounds with it, like roll up a wall or on the ceiling. You should watch the video below to get an idea of what this means.

There’s a new drone in town, and it goes by the name Sky Runner. It climbs walls like Spiderman, and is almost indestructible like the Hulk. Like stunts? This drone can run, soar, and climb on both land and air—it’s the perfect indoor and outdoor drone for the lazy summer days ahead.

– Beginner-friendly flight technology
– 2.4Ghz remote-control for extended flight range (up to 100 ft)
– Simultaneous multi-drone flight ready (blocks collisions)
– Crash-resistant rolling cage
– 6-axis digital gyro technology for stability
– Crash-protective cover
– Outdoor & indoor flight

Drones don’t have to be expensive, and this one isn’t. Normally costing $90, you can have it for $64.99 today.

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Deal Of The Day: 33% Off On Axis Nano Drone

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Another day, another drone that’s both fun to fly and super affordable. The Axis Nano Drone packs more features in a $40 frame than some competitors at double that price.

The Axis Nano Drone for Beginners is specially designed for durable indoor flight, so you can master flight techniques without worrying about fatal crashes and broken propellers. Choose from low, mid or high speed modes to fully grasp all the ultra-fun functions at optimal speeds, from hovering to rotation to 4-way flips.

– 6-Axis stabilization for easy hovering
– Low-speed mode for lifting off, trim, hovering, and landing
– Mid-speed mode for rotation and directional movement
– Hi-speed mode for full-flight functionality, including 4-direction flips
– Blade-guard design allows for gentle mistakes w/o causing damage or lost flight time
– Removable landing skids keep the motors off of the surface below
– No complex assembly, ready to fly!

You’d normally have to pay $60 for this drone, but it’s 33% off as a pre-order, so you’re only being asked for $40.

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Deal Of The Day: The DJI Phantom 2 Giveaway

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Everyone loves drones. Everyone and their neighbour is buying a drone. But you know what’s better than a drone? A free drone. That’s why we’re excited to be bringing you this DJI Phantom 2 Giveaway. This is not a toy drone. In fact it normally costs $679! It’s a semi-professional quadcopter drone that’s capable of carrying high quality video recording equipment on a stabilizing gimbal for those stunning aerial shots you’re seeing more and more. It comes with so many features we won’t list them all. And it could be yours for free. So don’t wait and enter this giveaway, the winner will be chose in two weeks.

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Deal Of The Day: Snowflake Drone For $40

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Another day, another drone on special. This one is for the Snowflake Drone, a quadcopter drone that does flips in any direction, and will self-stabilize thanks to its 6-axis gyro technology. Battery life stands at 5 to 7 minutes, with a flight range of over 30 meters. There’s even “4 multi-color LED lights to navigate the night’s sky”. Like many drones these days, this one is competitively priced at $39.99, but it’s on pre-order with shipping in 3 weeks from now.

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Krossblade SkyProwler Is One Badass VTOL Drone

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Most drones you hear about these days are in the $100 range. They do flips, maybe there’s a low-res camera on there, but it’s not like you’re looking at anything too serious. The Krossblade SkyProwler on the other hand seems to be the bee’s knees. It’s a Vertical Take-off and Landing (VTOL) drone, which means that you don’t need a runway to have it take to the skies, but once airborne it’s able to fly like a legit plane, rather than a heli. It’s able to switch back and forth between the configurations, so you’ll be flying at up to 83mph one minute, filming the countryside or whatever, only to slow down and hover for a bit when the fancy takes you. The powerful motors give it a payload capacity of 500g (a little more than 1lb.), which is enough for some high quality, gimbal-stabilized cameras. Three 5,000mAh cells give it great endurance of 40 minutes in plane mode, and 24 minutes in helicopter mode. The controller features a high-gain 6dB directional antenna for a range of 1.5 miles (2.4km), with an optional video screen so you can see what it sees.

As you can imagine, since this isn’t a toy, it doesn’t cost toy prices. You can get in on the action with a $699 pledge and a July delivery window, but that doesn’t include all the options. When it hits retail a fully decked out SkyProwler will cost $2,199, so now’s the time to get on the list if you want to save a few dollars.

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Aeryon HDZoom30 Camera Can Be Mounted On A Drone, Spots Faces From 1,000 ft. Away!

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Privacy will soon become a concept taught in history class, considering we’re constantly developing better technology at least partly designed to take it away from us. The Aeryon HDZoom30 Camera is a 620g camera with 30X optical zoom and up to 60X digital zoom on a 20MP sensor, which means it can focus on objects as far at 1,000 ft. away with enough sharpness to recognize a face. It’s mounted on a 3-axis stabilized gimbal which makes the video pretty smooth even from that far away, and since it weighs barely more than 1 lb., it can easily be mounted on a drone. The image below, for instance, pictures the HDZoom30 on Aeryon’s Skyranger drone. And if you want to get an idea of just how mind bending the zooming abilities are, we recommend watching the video.

We’re not sure how much it costs but it’s probably not cheap. Then again, it’s probably incredibly less expensive than the traditional stabilized telephoto lenses mounted on helicopters that law enforcement have been using for years. And that means that soon enough you’ll probably be able to buy one at your local Best Buy.

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Deal Of The Day: Last Chance To Get The Limited-Edition ‘Code Black’ HD-Camera Drone At 55% Off

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This little drone has proved very popular over the last months. And why not? It’s got a 720p camera, as well as 6-axis gyro technology that makes it stable and smooth to fly, for up to 10 minutes at a time on a single charge. The Limited-Edition ‘Code Black’ HD-Camera Drone is palm-sized, does flips in any direction, and comes with two flight modes so that operators of varying skills can enjoy it. The best part is that when it runs out of juice, a 30 minute charge will get it back in the sky. And finally, consider you’re being asked to pay $89 for this, rather than the $199 it could easily fetch, were it being sold at full price.

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Deal of The Day: $65 Off On Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0 w/ Camera

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Drones, drones, drones. They’re all that anyone talks about these days, from the White House to the FAA. So, why not get in while it’s still cool? The Extreme Micro-Drone 2.0 w/ Camera is a small, easy to control quad copter drone that also happens to carry a camera. Granted, it’s not the most high-resolution camera, clocking in at 640 pixels. We’re not sure if that’s 640 X something, or 640 altogether, but it’s still better than nothing. Mind you, let us remind you that you’re looking at a drone that fits in the palm of your hand, flies up to 400 feet away for up to 8 minutes at a time, does flips and self-stabilizes, and costs less than $80. Actually with today’s deal, it’s $74.99, down from $139.

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Deal Of The Day: $25 Off On 3DRobotics IRIS+ Super Drone

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You’re looking at the Super Drone backed by none other than Richard Branson. It’s called the IRIS+ and is a serious drone meant for the serious enthusiast. Capable of payloads of up to 400 g (.8 lb), the IRIS+ features flight times of 16min to 22min depending on conditions, as well as a ton of other features:

- Ready to fly: spin on the props, charge the battery, and get flying
– Flight protection: lands itself automatically & returns to a home point if out of range or low on battery
– Follow Me technology allows it to follow and film you w/ any GPS enabled Android-device
– Auto mission planning: draw a flight path on any Android tablet or phone for hands-free flight control
– 16 -22 minute flight time based on weather conditions, load, and altitude
– Pairs w/ a GoPro camera (not included) using a stabilizing gimbal to get clear and steady video & 3D digital mapping

You’d normally have to pay $750 for this drone, but today it’s $725.

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