xFold rigs Mapper X8 Quadcopter with 3-Axis Gimbal for GoPro Action Cameras (RTF)

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xFold rigs Mapper X8 Quadcopter with 3-Axis Gimbal for GoPro Action Cameras (RTF)
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  • This item is noncancelable and nonreturnable.
WARNING: Carefully read instructions to ensure proper configuration before use. Failure to use this product responsibly may result in loss, damage, or injury.

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xFold rigs Mapper X8 Overview

The Mapper X8 Quadcopter from xFold rigs comes in ready-to-fly (RTF) bundle for aerial videographers shooting with a GoPro or similar action camera. It has a payload capacity of up to 15 lb. The Mapper X8 Quadcopter includes a 3-axis brushless gimbal, a 600mW VTX 5.8 GHz video downlink, and a 7" FPV monitor with two 32-channel receivers.

Once filming is done for the day, the drone folds down to a 17.9 x 11.7" footprint for easy transport. In addition to the gimbal and video downlink, this ready-to-fly bundle features two 14-channel xFold/Futaba transmitters (radio controllers), a NAZA V2 flight control system, two 8000mAh flight batteries, and a hard-shell travel case.

Four frame arms with two motors per arm configuration
Payload capacity up to 15 lb
Suitable for 3D mapping
3-axis gimbal for GoPro compatibility
600mW VTX 5.8 GHz video downlink
Taray 3K weave carbon fiber frame
NAZA V2 flight control system
2.4 BTU ground station with 50 waypoints
Recommended propeller size from 12 to 15"
Two batteries and hard-shell case included

xFold rigs Mapper X8 Specs

Payload CapacityUp to 15 lb / 6.8 kg
FrameToray 3K weave carbon fiber frame
Flight Control SystemNaza V2 GPS, 2.4 BTU Ground Station with 50 waypoints (Pix4D Month)
MotorsxFold custom 400 Kv
ESCxFold 40 Amp
Power6000 to 16,000 mAh (6S configuration)
Battery2 x 8000 mAh (35c)
RadioxFold / Futaba commercial 14-channel center sprung
Video Downlink600 mW VTX, 5.8 GHz
Gimbal3-axis with GoPro compatibility
Monitor7" super slim FPV monitor
Built-in battery, dual 32-channel 5.8 GHz diversity receivers
TelemetryiOSD Mark
Flight Time16 mins
Approximately 40 mins with different battery / prop / payload configuration
DimensionsFolded Copter (L x W): 17.9 x 11.7" / 455 x 298 mm
Copter in Flight Configuration (L x W x H): 23.6 x 22.6 x 24" / 60 x 57 x 61 cm
Propeller Size: 15 x 4.5" / 381 x 114.3 mm
Weight8.6 lb / 3.9 kg (including motors, props, flight controller, and landing gear)
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Asked by: Anonymous
Navigation must be no higher than 400' and within the line of sight of the operator.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2020-01-20


Asked by: Anonymous
What questions do you have? Please email [email protected]<a href= http://BHPhoto.com target= _blank >BHPhoto.com</a>
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Flying time
Asked by: Anonymous
Flight time will vary depending on speed and acceleration. But with the cruise function turned on and the two 6s batteries charged you would have roughly 20-25 minutes of flight time.
Answered by: Graham N.
Date published: 2018-08-26


What is the fly time and distance?
Asked by: Anonymous
Fly time with a full payload would be about 20 minutes with 2 6s LiPO batteries.
Answered by: Mark S.
Date published: 2018-08-26


Flying range
Asked by: Anonymous
The flight range will be determined by the transmission system you use with the device. For recommendations please email [email protected]<a href= http://BHPhoto.com target= _blank >BHPhoto.com</a>
Answered by: Dana G.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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