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WLtoys Q696-A: Budget 5.8GHz FPV drone with 2-axis camera gimbal

WLtoys Q696-A

WLtoys have just launched the WLtoys Q696-A drone, an FPV quadcopter with an on-board 5MP camera stabilized by a 2-axis motorized gimbal.

The 5MP camera on the WLtoys Q696-A can shoot 1280 x 1080px videos, which is a bit of a weird resolution, photos instead will go up to 1600 x 1200px. The quadcopter can also transmit 5.8Ghz real time video to the transmitter which packs a 4.3-inch monitor, to fly it in FPV.

The WLtoys Q696-A comes with features such as Altitude Hold, Headless Mode, One Key Return and 3D flips.

The drone’s battery has proprietary design quick swap design and a capacity of 2600mAh at 7.4V, for about 13 minutes of flight time.

WLtoys Q696-A Specifications

  • Motor type: Brushed
  • Controller mode: Mode 2 (Left Hand Throttle)
  • Control Distance: 100-150m
  • Compatible with Additional Gimbal: Yes
  • FPV Distance: about 100m
  • FPV Screen Size: 4.3 inches
  • Transmitter Power: 4 x 1.5V AA battery (not included)
  • Battery: 7.4V 2600mAh 20C LiPo (included)
  • Flying Time: 10-13mins
  • Charging Time: 200mins
  • Camera Pixels: 5MP
  • Video Resolution: 1280 x 1080P 30fps

WLtoys Q696-A

WLtoys Q696-A Pricing and Photos

WLtoys Q696-A is already on sale for $128.99, which isn’t too bad considering it uses high quality 5.8GHz video transmission and comes with a built-in monitor. Still the video it records isn’t actually Full HD and that might deter some people from buying it.

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