Sharper Image DX 1 Micro Drone Review & Manual Instructions

For the performance of unbelievable flips which drones cannot do, the Sharper image dx-1 is up to task, as brilliant stunts in the air for instance, the 360 degree flips and the likes, can be done effortlessly. All these tricks are possible based on the fact that the gyro of the Sharper image dx-1, has six axles which ensures that the drone achieves stability all through its time of flight.

During this review of the Sharper Image DX1 micro drone one enjoyable feature we found is the video streaming which is in high definition format. The uniqueness of the Sharper image dx 1 is what makes it a foremost name among drone professionals. At the tap of a button, the dx-1 moves, one convenient feature which it gives is, various sorts of things which move in the air can be tracked, the same applies to moving things on the ground.

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There is a wide range of users who can use the Sharper image dx-1. For children who are ten years and above, they can use the drone. However, it should be done under the close supervision of an adult.

No Stress

For the image dx-1, you do not have to stress yourself about how to fly a drone, this is possible because it is not like a couple of drones which could have complex mechanisms which would require you to carefully read the manufacturer’s manual before knowing what to do. What you need do when you want to fly the sharper image dx-1, is just to turn on the power and the auto pilot, and leave the drone to operate itself afterwards. The image dx-1 comes with an autopilot feature, which would benefit those who desire a safe landing.

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Features

The Sharper image dx 1 is the rechargeable type, and it comes packaged with a USB charging cable. There is also a transmitter which enables the user to control the drone from a long distance away. There are four LED lights. There are also two different control settings for speed, which is the high and the low.

The Sharper image dx 1 also has a blade protector, which are positioned around the blades, this is done to ensure that they are sheltered from likely damages which could be encountered for example when the drone bumps into other devices during a flight. With this, it can be said that the Sharper image dx 1 is protected and hence, the durability of the drone is assured.

The blade protector is removable, in order to ensure that it is packaged differently, in order to pave way for a safe transit. You can also learn how to enable the drone to stay suitably in the air during flight, with the use of the auto-orientation feature.

The weight of the Sharper image dx 1 is 0.5 pounds, and the dimensions are 10 x 8 x 2.5 inches, implying that it is a small drone. The Sharper image dx 1 has a flight time of 6 to 7 minutes with a control range of 100 feet.

It takes close to twenty minutes to charge the Sharper image dx 1, and it can undergo a quick flight for around four to five minutes. So for each flight, there is a possibility that you would learn something different related to your flying encounter. The trick behind this is, for those who want to learn how to fly multicopters, flying the DX-1 drone is a perfect drone to start with, as it would give you an overall new look in the world of aviation.

Tips

It is advisable that when flying the drone, you should be careful of your altitude, so that it would not fly out of range into a far unknown location. Also, if you are flying your drone indoors, ensure that it is done in a large space where it would not crash any valuable item in the house. On a general analysis, the DX-1 is beneficial as a fun trainer and it ensures that you have an exciting time while flying.

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The drone’s controls are very responsive and quite easy to maintain during flight. The battery has an average life span hence it has an average flight time. Once the drone is fully charged, a flight can be sustained for around five (5) minutes, which is quite long enough. It is not however enough for starters based on the fact that it is not long enough for them to regain control. So, by the time full control is gained, the battery would have been almost drained, then you would need to recharge again.

Pricing

Talking about the price of the Sharper Image DX1 micro drone, it can be said to be affordable when compared to other drones which have similar specifications. Looking at the features, it surpasses the cost relatively, so it is a worthy pick for drone lovers.

DX-1 comes with an auto orientation which helps to make flight easier. Looking at how the drone lands, it can be regarded as an easy process. Not all drones can be brought to a safe landing. However, the DX-1 control features are enabled for a smooth landing which would prevent the drone from crashing and getting damaged eventually. So, in comparison with other drones, it is highly recommended for those who are new to drone flying, and professionals as well.

Conclusion

Sharper image dx 1 is the perfect drone for people who do not have much at hand when it comes to funds. The Sharper image dx 1 offers a low cost alongside with the functionality which it gives. The quality of the product is not reduced irrespective of the affordable cost. The microdrone is suitable for people who are drone enthusiasts and want to pick it up as a hobby. DX-2 can also suffice for a hobby drone. However, DX-3 and DX-4 models are more advanced and are most times used as professional tools.

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Stan D

Editor at RCDrone101.com
Stan is the editor at RCDrone101.com where we are passionate about all things Remote Control and especially Drones! We want you to know as much about them as possible before you buy and when you are getting used to them. There are a lot of questions about RC & drones and that's where we come in, to help you with relevant information.