Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider

Parrot MiniDrone Rolling Spider

$99.95

2.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 87 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Fly and roll

    Turn any place into a playground with Parrot's MiniDrone Rolling Spider robot. Simply connect it to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch with Bluetooth Smart technology, then take control using the FreeFlight 3 app. You'll quickly have Rolling Spider weaving through the air and showing off its acrobatic moves.

    Amazing acrobatics

    With a click of your finger, Rolling Spider flips 360 degrees and with a simple swipe it can turn 90 degrees and 180 degrees. Take advantage of pre-programmed acrobatic moves in FreeFlight 3 to keep everyone entertained.

    The agile, ultra-compact drone

    Attach removable wheels to your Rolling Spider and get ready to roll it across the floor, up a wall, or across the ceiling. The sky's the limit.

    Take a photo

    Every 16 milliseconds the vertical camera takes pictures of a set point on the ground. It then compares each photo to the previous one in order to determine Rolling Spider's speed.

  • Highlights

    • Tactile, highly intuitive driving control thanks to Bluetooth Smart technology and the FreeFlight 3 app
    • First quadricopter to fly and roll on the ceiling
    • Indoors and outdoors, fly up to 11 mph or 18 km/h with one of the most stable quadricopters of this size
    • Flip it a full 360 degrees or use a simple swipe to turn 90 or 180 degrees
    • Easy piloting with the free FreeFlight 3 app; offers a control range of up to 65 feet/20 meters (also pilots MiniDrone Jumping Sumo)
    • An accelerometer and gyroscope inside the Rolling Spider measure and analyze its every movement
    • Automatic pilot mode corrects Rolling Spider's angle and position
    • Take photos with the embedded, vertical mini-camera
    • Available in three colors (white, blue, red) and comes with a set of 12 stickers for customizing
    • Removable Lithium-Polymer battery provides up to eight minutes of flying time (six minutes with wheels); also compatible with MiniDrone Jumping Sumo
    • Freefall take-off
  • Did you notice?

    FreeFlight 3 app offers exciting pre-programmed moves.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Amusing you and your friends with this acrobatic robot controlled by your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Parrot MiniDrones Rolling Spider Robot
    • Two wheels and one axle
    • micro USB charging cable
    • Battery
    • Stickers
    • Quick start guide
  • Tech Specs

    • Power Source: Battery Power
    • Weight: 2.29 oz./65 g
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: PF723001
    • UPC or EAN No.: 3520410022463

    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.
    • Warranty: 12 months from the initial date of purchase (excluding consumables which are warranted during 6 months from the initial date of purchase) upon presentation of proof of purchase of the retailer (including the date and place of purchase, product serial #).

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (2.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • Battery life not as advertised

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Had the drone for about a week. Is very fun, and easy to fly. However, within a day or two of having the product, battery life b Had the drone for about a week. Is very fun, and easy to fly. However, within a day or two of having the product, battery life began to be a huge issue. At the end, a "full" charge was lasting less than 30 seconds. Product returned, I'll wait until the kinks are worked out.

    • Written by from Janesville

    129 of 147 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Battery life not as advertised
  • Coolest mini-drone ever

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    1) To start, this drone is so much smaller than you think. I can easily wrap the palm of my hand around it. 2) It is the easiest t 1) To start, this drone is so much smaller than you think. I can easily wrap the palm of my hand around it. 2) It is the easiest thing to connect, it connects automatically within seconds. 3) The wheels that attach that help you go on the ceiling are extremely fun to use. 4) The only downside is that you really only get a solid 8-10 minutes to use it before it dies.

    • Written by from Dana Point

    123 of 141 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Coolest mini-drone ever
  • very fun product

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    it really fun product , but the battery should last longer at least 30 min , 8 to 10min is not enough , but very fun Im happy wit it really fun product , but the battery should last longer at least 30 min , 8 to 10min is not enough , but very fun Im happy with it

    • Written by from sylmar

    79 of 103 people found this useful

    Was this useful? very fun product
  • Battery issue FIX

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Step 1 calm down
    Step 2 remove battery from unit
    Step 3 take a thin long flat screwdriver in one hand and the mini drone in the Step 1 calm down
    Step 2 remove battery from unit
    Step 3 take a thin long flat screwdriver in one hand and the mini drone in the other hand
    Step 4 locate the battery connector pins
    Step 5 gently push the outside 2 pins inward slightly so that they make better contact with the battery terminals
    Step 6 reconnect and fully charge battery (1 hour min.)
    step 7 update FreeFlight 3 software
    Step 8 update Parrot mini drone firmware
    Step 9 enjoy

    • Written by from Swift current

    2 of 3 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Battery issue FIX
  • Software problem with battery life

    3.0 out of 5 stars

    I also massive problem with the battery. After full charge you have less than 1 min autonomy.
    But i think the problem is related I also massive problem with the battery. After full charge you have less than 1 min autonomy.
    But i think the problem is related to the soft.
    I have also the JumpingSumo (which is amazing btw), which use the same battery, after 1 min in my Rolling Spider (and pretend battery out) i take off the battery and put it in my JumpingSumo, and surprisingly i have 90% battery and the Robot works for 20min.

    So i advise to not buy until they have a solution for this bug, which i am sure is related to the software

    Outside this it is a very cool Drone

    • Written by from Givat schmoel
    Was this useful? Software problem with battery life
  • A disaster

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    The drone looks really cool, but as soon as I tried to fly it it went up until I lost signal and came down so fast that it broke. The drone looks really cool, but as soon as I tried to fly it it went up until I lost signal and came down so fast that it broke. The drone only lasted less than 15 seconds. A waste of your money. I really regret buying this product.

    • Written by from Key Biscayne

    2 of 2 people found this useful

    Was this useful? A disaster

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