Syma X5C-1 best drone

Syma X5C-1 best drone under $60 of 2014

At the beginning of 2014 Sima factory launched the non-camera X5 model. After this they added a camera, so they called it X5C, and they improved this model even more with a better firmware for more stability in X5C-1 model. They kept the same attractive exterior design on all this three models.

For a price of only $54, the X5C-1 is a unmatched drone. It has on-board HD camera for aerial videos and photography and LED lights for night flights.

Adding a true 2.4GHZ Wi-Fi antenna to the X5C-1 ‘s transmitter, the flight range can almost be doubled.

Another good point on this drone is that it is very easy to find spare parts and repair your Syma x5c-1 in case of unlucky crash lands.

This drone is generally designed for the beginner pilots but its also fun to fly and take aerial pictures for advanced fliers as well. If it will be your first drone I recommend you to install the included prop guards that will save your propellers during crashes.

When H8C appeared I thought that it will be the X5C-1 killer but, after the problems with the H8C’s not-reliable motors (they brake up after few flights),  the X5C-1 remained in the top of the drones under $60.

Syma X5C-1 features

  • Improved version of the popular X5C;
  • Onboard 2 million pixels HD Camera for aerial videos;
  • LED lights for night flights;
  • The 6-axis system allows the quad to be hand launched;
  • Very stable and easy to fly;
  • Flight time: up to 7 minutes;
  • X5C-1 control distance: up to 50 meters;
  • Stronger wind resistance;
  • 2.4Ghz technology adopted for anti-interference, even more than one X5C-1 drone is flying at the same time they;
  • The drone can fly both indoor and outdoor;
  • Flight functions: up/down, left/right sideward fight, forward/backward, turn left/right, 360 flips;

The difference between the X5C and X5C-1 remote controller is the Camera/Photo button. Now, the Syma X5C-1 (upgraded version) can take photos meanwhile executing spectacular 360 degree flips.

In case you decide to buy this drone, I recommend you to order the X5C-1 together with some extra batteries, because recharging the battery takes almost 90 minutes.

Syma X5C-1 package includes:

  • The drone it self;
  • 2.4Ghz remote controller;
  • 3.7V 500mAh Li-poly battery;
  • 1set of spare propellers;
  • 2GB microSD memory card;
  • USB battery charger;
  • USB micro SD memory card reader;
  • Screwdriver;
  • Syma X5C-1 user manual.

The X5C-1 was my first drone and my first product from Syma. If you feel depressed forget about shrinks and buy the best drone of 2014 with a very attractive price right here: Order

Happy New Year!

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11 Comments on "Syma X5C-1 best drone"

  1. Is my second one, because of the damage of receiver board of the first one.
    It is easy to control, very stable, but its low weight makes it sensitive to wind.
    I recommend the X5C-1 for beginners.

  2. Can I add some cheap FPV solution to the Syma X5C-1 drone?
    Has anyone made the antenna range hack?

    Happy New Year!

  3. Bought 25th Oct and it was delivered on 12nd Dec. The perfect Xmas gift too myself 🙂
    The X5C-1 is an excellent drone for the beginners. It is easy to control and very stable.

  4. I am beginner wit RC Drone’s. I really like Sysna X5C-1. It is stable and easy to fly but it has problem with the control range, that I’m planning to extend it using an external 2.4GHz Wi-Fi antenna. Hopefully the range mod will give me extra 30-50 meters of flight range.

  5. Has anyone completed the X5C-1 antenna mod yet?
    Anyone knows how to set the date and time on the X5C’s camera??

  6. Sold 8984 pcs. on BG, the Syma X5C-1 have to be a very good multi-rotor.

  7. I own the X5C-1 for a while…it is a very good flyer and so far very durable. I recommend this drone to every new pilot. It is cheap and full of fun!

  8. Anyone tried to add a 5.8 GHz FPV kit (camera + LCD monitor) to the Syma X5C-1?

  9. I changed the propellers and now it wont fly…is there a specific way you put the propellers back on the Syma X5C-1 drone?

  10. When the drone’s remote is off and I turn ON the X5C, one of the blades starts to spin.
    Tried turning on the remote and stopping it and it will not quit.
    Seems like the remote is connecting with it, but drone isn’t responding to the controls.

  11. It is my first drone. Its Camera quality is nice and it is an important factor for all the aerial photography. If you will use this x5c than you can understand. It is a best drone with camera under $40!!!!

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