Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

Parrot AR.Drone 2.0

HK$ 2,398

3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Overview

    Intuitive

    Download AR.FreeFlight 2.0, the free control application, from the App Store in iTunes and you're ready to fly. By tilting your device, you control the direction of your AR.Drone, and by releasing it, the AR.Drone is instantly stabilised.

    Record and share in HD

    As you fly, the HD video is recorded and sent directly to your device. With one click, upload your video from the user-friendly interface seamlessly to YouTube or share your pictures on Picasa. With the new piloting application, everything is simple and done wirelessly in an instant. For pilots looking to shoot longer videos, a USB plug-in has been added for larger recording storage.

    Pilot like a pro

    Thanks to the AR.Drone's autopilot feature, anyone can be an expert as the embedded sensors allow for easy take-off and landing. The new AR.Drone 2.0 also features the exclusive and patented Absolute Control piloting mode for beginners that can be adjusted with your growing expertise.

    Explore more

    With the new AR.Drone 2.0-generated WiFi N Connection, you can fly as far as 50 metres away. The AR.Drone 2.0 pressure sensors on-board provide unique stability that will automatically correct and maintain a still position in the air regardless of altitude and wind up to 15 mph.

    Join a community of pilots

    Keep track of your flight data, location, photos and videos and share them with a community of other pilots from all over the world thanks to the AR.Drone Academy. Check who is flying in your neighbourhood or watch videos from pilots at the other end of the world.

    Acrobatic

    This flip move is exclusive to AR.Drone 2.0. Become a daring pilot and perform barrel rolls by simply hitting a button.

    Indoor and outdoor hulls

    The full hull shield protects the AR.Drone from impacts that occur during wild battles against enemies hidden in the rooms of the house. The streamlined coloured hull is aerodynamic, allowing greater control outside.

    High durability and easy repair

    AR.Drone is made of carbon fiber and high-resistance PA66 plastic. You can replace all parts for easy repair.

    Augmented reality games

    Not only can you see what the AR.Drone sees with the front-mounted camera, you can play a wide variety of games in augmented reality. AR.Games are available in the App Store in iTunes. Choose from a selection of single-player and multiplayer games, using the AR.Drone's camera and the augmented reality applications. Shoot enemies or other drones.

  • Highlights

    • Quadricopter remotely controlled your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad
    • Take photos and record video in high definition during flight
    • Share your videos and photos directly to YouTube and Picasa
    • Interchangeable hulls designed for both indoor and outdoor use
    • Fly and battle with other Drone users via a self-generated Wi-Fi network
    • AR.FreeFlight app provides intuitive controls (free download from App Store in iTunes)
    • Single- and multiplayer augmented reality games available from the App Store
  • Did you notice?

    You get two cameras, front facing and bottom facing, that stream live video images to the screen of your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Useable indoors or out, this is great fun for anyone with an iPhone, iPod touch or iPad.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Parrot AR.Drone
    • One indoor hull and one outdoor hull
    • Battery and battery charger
    • Four adapters (EU, US/JP, UK, Aus/NZ)
    • Sticker for outdoor hull (for multiplayer battles)
    • User manual and quick start guide
  • Tech Specs

    • Material : Hard Plastic, Synthetic
    • Width : 73.6 x 27.9 cm (with hull)
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number : PF721002
    • UPC or EAN No. : 3520410008504

    Warranty

    • Note : Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple's Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.5 average)
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  • Great product. Needs improvement. Read below.

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    Pros:
    Very fun to play with.
    Extremely durable shell.
    Powerful motors.
    Stops automatically if the blade is obstructed.
    Easy t Pros:
    Very fun to play with.
    Extremely durable shell.
    Powerful motors.
    Stops automatically if the blade is obstructed.
    Easy to replace individual parts.
    Easy to understand instruction videos.
    Several games for it on the App Store®
    Unable to save pictures or videos. - Only pictures via screen shots.
    Adjustable max altitude, tilt, and alt increase.
    Gyroscope control or directional pad.
    A lot of online support.
    Easy to use interface.

    Cons:
    The battery only last for about 15 minutes and then needs to be recharged.
    It doesn't handle well in light or strong wind.
    The range isn't as good as i expected. It starts to skip at about 30-50ft, unobstructed.
    The charge level lights on the charge indicator didn't work correctly.
    After charging for hours and the charger indicated it was charged, when connected the system reported the battery at less than 50%. - The last two problems can be either a problem with the charger, with the battery, or both.
    After a couple of crashes, some of the blades became loose and had a slight wobble. I couldn't fix them and it flew fine. It was only noticeable when the blades were spinning.
    The indoor haul started to get torn up around the inside edge of the blade enclosures. Presumable because the blade digs into it when something is bumped.
    Camera quality was ok. The front camera was about the same quality as camera on the back of an iPod Touch® or the front camera of an iPhone®. The bottom camera was not as good of quality. Reminded me of security videos they show on the news.
    NOT good as a spy plane. It makes considerable noise.

    Recommendation:
    While this is a great product. It has much room for improvement. Before buying this you should research other options to be sure it is right for you.

    • Written by from Omaha

    928 of 1058 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Great product. Needs improvement. Read below.
  • Great Fun

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    I had this up and flyig right after the battery was charged. Absolutely fantastic and fun to fly. This is incredible.

    So far I I had this up and flyig right after the battery was charged. Absolutely fantastic and fun to fly. This is incredible.

    So far I cannot get my android motorola to connect the flight app to the unit. It says it can't find it, but I know that there is some setting lurking out there that I need.

    For now I am using my ipad 1 and the free software to control it. Push a button - it takes off and hovers in position. Tilt the ipad and the unit tilts in the direction you do so it goes that way. release the button on screen and the unit levels itself and hovers.

    Set maximum alt easily. Set max amount of tilt easilly. Push a buttton and it lands itself straight down.

    This thing has enormous fun built in and the camera is fantastic. I haven't tried the games yet because I don't know anyone that has one besides me around here, but I have no doubt these will be a real hit. Especially as the open source apps come online and really open up the gaming.

    I used to be a professional pilot. I love this thing

    • Written by from Eugene

    423 of 501 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Great Fun
  • AR Drone 2.0 - The ultimate fun......

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    My kids got me the AR Drone 2.0 for father's day from the Apple Online Store....Had the best father's day out at the beach with th My kids got me the AR Drone 2.0 for father's day from the Apple Online Store....Had the best father's day out at the beach with this toy. It was so easy to control and responded to commands from my iPad without any delay. Very stable & easy to fly..i felt like en expert flying RC's after just 5mins. Very robust. I crashed twice but it left not even a hint that it crashed. Indoor use is even better. I can maneuver around furniture with great ease. But one now and enjoy it forever. Video functions works really well. Fun, Fun, Fun!

    • Written by from Ventura

    420 of 501 people found this useful

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  • New favourite toy

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Apart from the futuristic selfies you can take (which should be reason enough for anyone), the reason I love this is because the a Apart from the futuristic selfies you can take (which should be reason enough for anyone), the reason I love this is because the actual drone is really cool and can do lots of stuff and the app lets me do all the stuff that I would normally find impossible, it is so easy to use.

    • Written by from oakville
    Was this useful? New favourite toy
  • Works great, great service

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Bought my AR 2 in May of 2012, and despite a few bugs (which were fixed in a timely manner), I really had no trouble with it. A fe Bought my AR 2 in May of 2012, and despite a few bugs (which were fixed in a timely manner), I really had no trouble with it. A few weeks ago, however, one of the drive motors failed and actually caught fire because a complex coding glitch overloaded it. Not only did parrot offer a one-time free repair on the damaged component, they did it in a very timely manner, with the repaired drone being returned in several days less than expected. I couldn't be happier!

    • Written by from SOBIESKI
    Was this useful? Works great, great service
  • Top reasons this is horrid garbage even for a cheap toy -avoid avoid avoid.

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    1. Battery life stupid short, um like does four minutes sound short
    2. Wifi connection recognized only about once in 10 tries, 1. Battery life stupid short, um like does four minutes sound short
    2. Wifi connection recognized only about once in 10 tries, keeps saying out of range, oh is four inches from the drone to the tablet just too far?
    3. Apps buggy and take forrrrrrrrrever to load. 20 minutes IKYN
    4. Reboot / restart time needed after time after time after time
    5. To do that you have to unplug the battery, oh such sophistication
    6 Either/or for the Wifi or internet connection. not both
    Life it too short for this idiocy

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