A completion level of ready-to-fly (RTF) means this version of the Q500+ Typhoon Quadcopter with CGO2-GB+ Camera and Aluminum Case from Yuneec comes factory-assembled and that a pre-bound transmitter/ground station unit (radio controller) is included. More than just an RC multi-rotor, the Q500+ is designed for APV - aerial photography and video. To this end, it incorporates the CGO2-GB+, a 3-axis gimbal-stabilized camera updated from the original CGO2-GB+ with a new lens and audio recording capability. As before, it captures 1080p video at up to 60 fps, and shoots photos at 16-megapixels.
The Q500+ is bundled with the ST10+ Personal Ground Station, at 10-channel, 2.4 GHz transmitter and 5.8 GHz video receiver rolled into one hand-held unit. In addition to traditional RC joysticks to pilot the quadcopter, there is a built-in Android mobile device which boasts a 5.5" touchscreen - a bump from the original ST10, which has a 4.5" screen. It allows you to view an FPV (first-person view) video image from the camera along with telemetry data superimposed, as well as access settings not available through normal transmitter.
As part of the RTF bundle, if features one 5400mAh flight battery, providing up to 25 minutes flying per charge - depending on wind-resistance and other factors. Additionally, the bundle features an aluminum case to safely store and transport the Q500+ and accessories in.
CGO2-GB+ 3-Axis Stabilized Camera
For live view and remote operation, the camera features an integrated 5.8 GHz Wi-Fi downlink that enables operation and viewing from the 5.5" touchscreen on the ST10+ Personal Ground Station. You can also pair with a mobile device using the free CGO2 app - available at Google Play and iTunes app stores. A smartphone holder that mounts on the ST10+ is included
The camera features a wide angle 130-degree FOV lens. While the gimbal that supports it features a control angle accuracy of ±0.02°. High quality video and stills are recorded to a microSD card up to 128GB in size. Low quality, upload-friendly versions can be saved onto a mobile device running the CGO2 app
ST10+ Transmitter/Personal Ground Station
Flight Control Features
Note: Proper GPS calibration is required to ensure this feature works correctly