The last year or so, Walkera have been launching two "me too" 300 size quads, delivering "me too" performance and experience trying to catch up to the infamous Phantom. With the new TALI it seems they have taken a step forward, and delivered a RTH video hexa aimed squarely at the more professionals in the RTF aerial video market.
Only a year ago, 2 axis brushless gimbals weighed 400grams and cost $500 - and now Walkera is selling their latest gimbal the G-2D, which is very lightweight at 134grams, and costing only $125. click through for my thoughts on this new lightweight gimbal.
It was just last summer that Walkera announced their first RTF GPS quad. the x350 was a nice little plastic quad, flew OK but was not a run-away success.
And then BAM. Walkera start 2014 with the new and improved x350pro, it is still white, still have the cool pointed nose and rocket motors on the backside. but so much have changed. Click through for the full story, video review and a build video.
SOLID RTF video platform for GoPro, including 3axis gimbal, 30minute battery, and advanced video radio controller AND the iLook+ 1080 camera.. How does less than $2000 fully loaded RTF sound?
Hold the presses, were you thinking walkera was not innovating, well, take a deep breath, here comes the new pro hexa-copter from Walkera, with plug-in battery, retracts and 3axis GoPro gimbal, offering 25minutes flight time and hexa-redundancy. AND the new F12 video controller
Click through for the release video, thoughts and estimated ship dates.
Taking advantage of the STELLA gimbals compact size, designed a simple adaptor which will accomodate mounting the STELLA on DJI Phantom and Walkera QR x350 using the standard mounting holes on those quads. Click through for video, pictures & details.