Traxxas aton plus review: Are you looking for a drone with a camera that might be compatible and the price would be reasonable for you? Then you can check out our traxxas aton plus quadcopter that goes under $400? The aton plus features are including a high-capacity 5000mah 3-cell lipo battery and a 2-axis gimbal that is designed to work with GoPro.
The gimbal is providing stabilization for capturing smoother videos and photos. Mount for GoPro Hero 3 and 4 series cameras have been included in this quadcopter.
Other mounts are sold separately to add value for this quadcopter. Aton’s sport and expert modes will allow you to perform amazing stunts with the safety of the air brake characteristic. Moreover, every drone includes its own specific features to distinguish than other products, and the aim is to give the ultimate pleasure for the drone owner who really loves to fly and want to enclose some photos and videos to publish on a different social media platform.
Traxxas Aton Plus Feature:
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• Aton is the best of both worlds and unsurpassed 50+ mph speed in sports mode and ultra-stable camera platform in filming mode.
• Aton Plus features a stabilized 2-axis gimbal that will work as your action camera and a larger 5000 mAh 3s LiPo battery to extend flight time also.
• It is easy for beginner flyers with dual-mode GPS and Air Arakes and Returns to Home features really exciting for advanced flyers with its extreme agility.
• It has a brutally tough composite frame with high visibility LED lighting that is easy to read LED status bar anytime.
• It’s totally customizable with dozens of different color and by the combinations of different light. It includes fast 3-amp LiPo balance charger.
Traxxas Aton Plus Description:
Filming Mode: There does not need previous experience to control flight and radio frequency. Aton excels allow you to capture beautiful images and videos for recording.
Sports Mode: Sports mode unlocks full throttle for 50+mph speeds and dramatic aerobatics that easy to learn to fly and experiment different level of fun. Aton’s 6-axis flight stability makes it easy to learn and to explore new things. It always keeps the safety of air brakes and has a button Return to Home.
Expert Mode: Expert mode is basically for experienced people who really love to fly. Expert mode allows performing using the full capacity of Aton’s for exciting aerobatic flight with the safety of air brakes and Return to Home button. The air brake help to stop the drone fully while flying, hovering in place and allow to catch your desire footages and your next move.
Aton has 2-Axis gimbal that is engineered to keep shots are steady. 2-Axis gimbal is able to absorb front to back and side to side movements during the flight time. If you set camera angle, then the gimbal will maintain that position during the flight time. The 2-Axis gimbal has been designed for using GoPro and another type of action camera.
Return to Home: If you use this drone as to accomplish you filming subject while it is flying on the sky then return to the home button will help you to come back the drone to the destination point. Aton comes home when its battery is low automatically.
Status Bar: It has a bright status bar with 4 bright green LEDs to inform you that all systems are going for takeoff. It is easy to understand and has no complicated instruction.
Dual GPS Mode: It has dual GPS mode to enable advanced features like position holding and app adjustable with the flight ceiling and geophone boundaries. Dual GPS mode has been designed into the roll hoop to protect the drone from radio frequency interface and the other physical damages also.
ID Battery Technology: It has a high capacity 5000mAh,3-amp charger, and 3-Cell iD Lipo battery. Traxxas iD batteries are well-matched with the full universe of EZ-Peak chargers. With the help of traxxas battery iD, you can just plug in the battery and press one to start.
Traxxas Flight Link: This drone has traxxas flight link app that will allow you to customize aton’s flight settings like geophone radius, flight ceiling, control rates and more by using your mobile device. Future upgrades of aton will include FPV and 3-axis gimbal control.
Application Support: Aton contains open source software components that are compatible with applications like mission planner that is ready to give you the view your flights on satellite maps.
Information of Traxxas Aton Plus:
Blade Circle 22.83″ (580mm)
Rotor Diameter 8.27″ (210mm)
Rotor Center Distance Diagonal 14.57″ (370mm)
Rotor Hub Distance Vertical 10.30″ (262mm)
Width 18.57″ (472mm)
Overall Height 3.70″ (94mm)
Overall Height with Landing Gear 8.57″ (218mm)
Overall Flight Weight (with Battery) 30.33 oz (860g)
Motor Type Sensorless Brushless Outrunner
Camera Mount 2-axis Gimbal with mount for GoPro HERO 3 and 4 series cameras
Traxxas Aton Plus
Availability of Replacement8.0/10
Ease of Use9.8/10
Quality and Craftsmanship9.0/10
Battery Life and Features10.0/10
- Can fit with any GoPro Hero and you can with PC for transferring video files and imagesconnect
- The return home function works properly
- The gimbal camera is its USP and makes the drone stand out from others
- It is water and weatherproof.
- It’s affordable
- Video quality at times might be affected by vibration.
- Its upgrades made it not compatible with Mac OS.