Product Review: DJI Phantom Quadcopter for GoPro – Part 1

Everyone is looking for that elusive aerial cam that’s both affordable and easy to operate for the average videographer. I’m setting out to see if the DJI Phantom Quadcopter combined with a GoPro Hero3 Black Edition is the answer, in this two-part review and workflow study.

Ever since I got my first GoPro Hero, I’ve longed to find a way to get it airborne remotely and even tried makeshift setups with DIY kites and researched helicopters and drones – but those were always way out of my budget – not to mention the steep learning curve in flying most of them (read: NOT CRASHING!!)

So you could imagine my enthusiasm in learning about the release of the DJI Phantom for GoPro. An entry-level quadcopter/drone that a beginner can setup and fly right out of the box. And when it comes to motorized RC aircraft, I’m truly a beginner! You can learn more about the DJI Phantom from their website at DJI Innovations website, or though their reseller/dealer DSLRPros, Inc.

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