Cheerson CX-10 won't take off

by Marcel 10 April 2015

If you're new to quadcopter/drones like me and you need to replace a rotor on your Cheerson CX10 (or CX10a) after breaking it, make sure you use the correct one! There are actually two different type of rotors, one for the left turning motors and one for the right... make sure you use the correct one otherwise your drone will not fly.

If you're having trouble with getting the CX10 off the ground, try holding your hand above it, if you feel a rush of air coming from it you have the incorerct rotor installed. (ie. it's pushing air up instead of down)

Probably very obvious to experienced quadcopter owners, but it took me a while to work it out, I thought I'd killed my little drone :(




Remote Control

Remote Control Helicopter

by Marcel 16 March 2011

Remote Control Helicopter

Ever since I got the original Picooz remote control helicopter a few years ago I've been hooked. For indoor remote control fun, nothing beats a remote control helicopter.

In my opinion, one of the best indoor Helicopters is the 'Swift Infrared Control Helicopter Toy' from Focal Price. After getting my first one I was pleasantly surprised by the stability and reactivenes of this little machine, due to the Gyro assistance keeping everything in check.

Included in the packaging are the following:

  • The helicopter itself
  • The remote control (including built-in charger)
  • A seperate USB charger
  • spare blades (also rotor blades) and a small screwdriver

This is not meant for outdoor use, it is much too light for that with the smallest breeze blowing the Helicopter off course, but on wind-still day you should be OK. (I only fly outside in an enclosed garden, the smallest movement of air will cause problems.)

If you're looking for a gadget thats great fun and also doesn't cost too much, then definitely get one of these!

It costs less than 20 euros (including shipping)! Get it at FocalPrice.


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