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Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Parrot Camo AR Drone 2.0 Elite Edition

It looks like the U.S. Army isn't the only entity jumping on the multi-environment camo trend. Parrot is has brought the Quadricopter experience to the masses with affordable pricing and have just expanded their selection with their Elite Edition AR Drone 2.0, which offers three camo skins with a jungle, sand, and snow option. 

AR Drone 2.0 Elite Edition 
The drone is operated directly from your via smartphone or tablet utilizing an app downloaded from the Google Play store. A simple tilt of the device moves the drone. HD Video is integrated and can be directly downloaded utilizing a WIFI connection. An autopilot control allows for simple take off and landing, but we are sure there is some learning curve involved with making things go smoothly. The 2.0 model also brings barrel rolls with the simple push of a button. Maximum distance is 165 feet and top speed is 15 miles per hour. 

AR Drone 2.0 Elite Edition - Jungle
Key features include a 720p HD Camera at 30 frames per second and a 92 degree wide angle lens. You can download direct or plug in a USB key for long running footage. You can also catch individual shots. The drone weighs in under 13.5 ounces with a carbon fiber tube construction. Key components are presented in the top photo. The parts are interchangable in the event of failure and are sold on a ala carte basis. View full specs and additional images at Parrot.com