Different types of Quadcopters – Drone Type Comparison 🚁 DIY in 5 Ep 34

There are different types of quadcopters or drones: toy drones like Parrot, racing drones, camera drones, and compact or foldable drones. We’ll explain each of them, what they are good for, and their price ranges.

Toy drones are the least expensive of all but are still fun to fly. They only have around 5-8 minutes of flight time so you will want to go with a model that uses removable rechargeable batteries. Some toy drones can photos and even HD video. Since these are relatively inexpensive you won’t worry that much if it crashes.

Next we have the racing drones. These are generally small quadcopters that are custom made and built for speed. The sole purpose for these is competition in new drone-focused racing events. These ARE NOT the same drones as the popular consumer drones that are used for taking photos and videos. Racing drones are custom-built by owners and are modified heavily. Owners are always looking for new gear to tweak their drones to give them a competitive edge, just like any other racing league like Formula One or NASCAR. Racing drones cost as little as two hundred bucks, but if you were to compete in a racing league, it is safe to budget around eight hundred to build a custom drone.

Camera drones are the most common type of drone. They take photos and HD video and are popular among photography enthusiasts and filmmakers. Camera drones range from $100 to $1000 and up. The higher the cost of the drone the better the quality. There are low-cost drones on the market, but you are still looking at spending around $500 to get something that is stable in flight with an excellent integrated camera. DJI is probably the most widely known consumer drone maker out there and has versions available with built in 4K cameras, obstacle avoidance sensors, and all sorts of cool tech, but if you’re just starting they have entry level drones that use your GoPro and limited features to help keep costs down.

Finally we have compact or foldable drones. DJI, GoPro and other companies have started to develop a version of camera drones that are much more portable. They have many of the same features and price points of higher end consumer camera drones, but can fold down to be carried in a small bag. If making sure a drone fits into your carry-on but can also shoot 4K video sounds appealing to you then these are definitely the way to go!

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50 Comments

  1. Steven Siomiak on March 20, 2021 at 12:32 am

    I just spent 6,000 on the new dji inspire 2. I love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. Farmer Fpv on March 20, 2021 at 12:32 am

    This girl is Beautiful (:

    Great video!

  3. Brad Vella on March 20, 2021 at 12:34 am

    OMG🌎🌍

  4. TheNukeMan on March 20, 2021 at 12:36 am

    The whole idea of "racing drones" aren’t always necessarily to go as fast as possible, tons of people do freestyle and tricks around stuff. I find it a lot more fun

  5. Josh Best on March 20, 2021 at 12:37 am

    You forgot 4K and u don’t know anything about the best drones so if that’s your job I’d already fired you no camera drone cost 100$ u sped

  6. gavin george on March 20, 2021 at 12:38 am

    hot,hot,hotness.

  7. Michael Nixon on March 20, 2021 at 12:40 am

    Watched this video three times and never saw one drone….

  8. Cody Dilley on March 20, 2021 at 12:41 am

    36$

  9. Alex Dalton on March 20, 2021 at 12:41 am

    Racing drones !!!!!!!!!!! Yaaaaaaaaaaaaas #dquad stretched obsession

  10. Rc Ready on March 20, 2021 at 12:46 am

    I have the p4p and the p3 and Mavic pro

  11. Lunchbox on March 20, 2021 at 12:48 am

    What was this video about?!?!

  12. Daniel SΓ‘nchez on March 20, 2021 at 12:50 am

    i have a dji drone

  13. Farmer Fpv on March 20, 2021 at 12:51 am

    Hey girl πŸ˜† review the mini race quads you can borrow one of mine it’s like a puppy attracts women πŸ˜‰πŸ˜‚ but seriously do some real mini quad reviews 😠

  14. Sam Kucher on March 20, 2021 at 12:52 am

    I fly fpv I fly the dubu racing frame

  15. Esoteric Fitness on March 20, 2021 at 12:53 am

    This Chicky is haute doeeee!!! damn, who’s this??

  16. Alex T. on March 20, 2021 at 12:55 am

    Got one that cost $80

  17. Manan Maheshwari on March 20, 2021 at 12:57 am

    These drones are dropping some pretty big bombs these days.

  18. Thierry Skipper on March 20, 2021 at 12:57 am

    230 dollars

  19. Joe H.S on March 20, 2021 at 12:58 am

    You forgot tricopters

  20. Fred Bulkley on March 20, 2021 at 12:59 am

    If you watch this video enough times, you’ll notice that it’s about drones.

  21. rajendran kumar on March 20, 2021 at 1:02 am

    This video is highlighting the 🌍🌍

  22. fpv scaff on March 20, 2021 at 1:02 am

    a custom race drone will cost more than $800.. more like $1500 with radio, goggles, and then you need to buy tools, solder station, laptop if you dont have one, and dont forget the gopro πŸ˜†πŸ€” plus general upkeep of components.. lets say $2000. I don’t want to put people off but know what your getting into lol.. If you wanted to be superman when you was a boy jump in.. and come check out my moves 😎

  23. David on March 20, 2021 at 1:04 am

    But what’s the mm for I see one that said 120mm and 3 inch but 3 inches is like 75mm

  24. 2skyland on March 20, 2021 at 1:04 am

    I’m here for the Ds

  25. danrey torres on March 20, 2021 at 1:04 am

    Does anyone here comes for drone only?

  26. sloth_76 on March 20, 2021 at 1:05 am

    more expensive doesn’t mean it’s better always check for what you need and get what you can afford

  27. JWC IV on March 20, 2021 at 1:06 am

    Those look expensive.

  28. DarthFN on March 20, 2021 at 1:07 am

    Dji mavic pro is the best drone rated.
    Amazing deal now a days on the DJI phantom 3 standered. $375 usd gets you a 2.7k camera 300m of range gps return to home and and the camera is gimbal stabilized I would highly reccomend it. Don’t pay mor then $425 for the p3s

  29. OUTLAW 87 on March 20, 2021 at 1:07 am

    πŸ¦‰πŸ¦‰πŸ¦‰πŸ¦‰

  30. Joe H.S on March 20, 2021 at 1:09 am

    I hate you, anyone who wants decent advice on model aviation check out Flite test. I also encourage you to become a member of the AMA

  31. Amateur Wizard on March 20, 2021 at 1:09 am

    Trish presents here too?

  32. Joseph T HAYES on March 20, 2021 at 1:09 am

    Mavic pro, 999. Maybe the Platinum

  33. Nafisa Usha on March 20, 2021 at 1:11 am

    This helped a lot

  34. matthew tomlet on March 20, 2021 at 1:12 am

    good vid

  35. Erik With A K on March 20, 2021 at 1:14 am

    I really hate sky viper they have this auto launch and land and barely can change altitude meaning less flying freedom

  36. Daniel Kim on March 20, 2021 at 1:17 am

    $1500

  37. Hieu Luu on March 20, 2021 at 1:19 am

    everyone is here for the drones.

  38. David Brooks on March 20, 2021 at 1:20 am

    I love me some Trisha hershbergef

  39. Invent Tor on March 20, 2021 at 1:22 am

    Almost lost it when she said stream………

  40. Sxa 2 on March 20, 2021 at 1:23 am

    another one

  41. MetalHead503018 on March 20, 2021 at 1:23 am

    OMG Trish! is this were you landed after sourcefed??

  42. Steve Fox on March 20, 2021 at 1:24 am

    most of these are NOT A DRONE!!!! !! a drone is not a quadcopter, it’s not a plane a heli a car or a boat, any of these can be a drone but to be a drone it must have automated control capacity and live video feed, my very large 74" RC Cessna is a drone, it runs arduplane on a APM flight controller with GPS guidance and live video with vital information overlaid on a osd, it can take off by itself, fly by itself and then land by itself that’s what a drone is but my quadcopter is not a drone, all it can do is fly manually.

    if people are going to make videos like they are some kind of professional giving information out they need to get there facts right!

    A QUADCOPTER IS NOT A DRONE!!!!

  43. Evan Johnson on March 20, 2021 at 1:25 am

    1000

  44. Hairy Hider on March 20, 2021 at 1:25 am

    Wow

  45. Vicky Nainwal on March 20, 2021 at 1:26 am

    the girl was sexy in video

  46. Guide504 on March 20, 2021 at 1:29 am

    well that was rather distracting ….what did she say again!!
    πŸ˜‰

  47. C C on March 20, 2021 at 1:30 am

    Simplistic channel, if it weren’t for her…

  48. TheGreatUser12 on March 20, 2021 at 1:30 am

    if I get one will it cheat on me?

  49. Daniel Suzuki on March 20, 2021 at 1:31 am

    Those toys arent drones they’re quad copters

  50. Amritras Singh on March 20, 2021 at 1:31 am

    Her necklace is eluminati

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