Here i think uh people were interested in just a regular quadcopter. Instead of hexacopter says, you know same um in terms of the uh style in terms of their sort of specs. You know 1202.5 motors and same 40, millimeter propellers, just that we have four motors instead of six motors now i would say that’s why it retains the firefly name. Now they did come out with a um dji version of the firefly hex, which i did not get a chance to review. So they sent me the dji version of the flyer firefly baby. They also have an analog version of this as well. I’Ll link all that down in the description, but you can see here: it’s got the naked vista at the top and the heatsinks actually sent them alongside make. They actually probably got these parts from cadex, because uh um already disassembled, and then they did. You can see the um the boards from the vista don’t have any um the thermal paste on there, so that blue, that blue thermal paste, so that’s kind of nice – and i don’t – have to get rid of that anyway. So yeah it comes with the naked vista plus the nebula nano camera, the smallest one for something the size. 1202 point: five cameras, not focusing 5500 kv motors and 40 millimeter hq four bladed props uh. They are recommending this 300 milliamp hour 4s battery for the setup and uh with the smoke 4k that i flew with.
I was getting like two and a half minutes of flight time. I think if, without the any uh extra hd camera, they probably get another 30 seconds at least probably three minutes it’s like that’s what they’re advertising and, of course this is a high volt battery link to this. Also in the description they sell this in a 2 pack as well, so the flight deck on there is a 13 amp 16 by 16 stack. This one obviously, is just four esc’s, and that is the flight controller, and this is what is included in the box. Obviously, that’s a analog video transmitter for the analog version. This is just obviously one that they printed out for all of the shipments, but yeah you got the 16×16. This looks like an f745 flight controller and then you have the uh four in one 13 amp esd. So this they sent along these mounts here, this one’s the small, the snow 4k mount. They also have a naked gopro mount as well, and also this insta 360 go mount. I believe the mounts are optional: accessories, they’re, not included this little adapter here is also, i think, an option you have to select on the product page. This is this converts that little uh smoke 4k plug to a naked gopro plug, and this one comes with the smoke 4k plug pre soldered on the flight controller, so make that uh that’s. Why i wanted with a small 4k camera? I i believe these prop guards are also included, it’s, not an option.
I think that you can get them included with the package and um. I didn’t try them out. Obviously, you’re gon na have to switch the screws out and the motors um, because they’re gon na you can use longer screws for these prop cards. So uh, just looking you know, basically the the plastic doesn’t seem to be super super durable, but it you know obviously it’s um meant for a lightweight setup. I think it’ll be okay for bump. You know bouncing around indoor walls and stuff like that, but if you’re going to be abandoned racing and flying into concrete walls at uh, 50 60 miles an hour, i don’t think these will survive. It’S not going to be really meant for something like that, but yeah for indoor type of flying. It ought to be okay, we’re just bouncing around off of walls and stuff, but that’s uh. Obviously, if you want to convert this little thing into, like a you know, mini cinewoop, so a couple of things that they improved over the original firefly, the hex version – is they got rid of that foam battery pad and they have this. Like sticky material. You see my fingerprint there. This is kind of like an umer grip type of material. The battery will stick on there really strongly. I did recommend that they shorten these little screw heads here or make the pad thicker, because when you tighten down the battery strap, it will leave a little dents in the battery from the screws so they’re going to be making that fix in the in in the Future they have these new battery straps as well, because i think people a lot of people complained about the battery straps on the um first uh or the heck of the fire five hex – and this is a much better battery strap it’s it’s got a slick, uh Sort of a slick surface here on the inside supposed to grab onto the battery this cut in combination, this sticky pad the battery own anywhere it’s actually pretty hard to remove, and they also sell the sticky pads and the battery straps, as well as a separate product.
I’Ll link those as well down in the description now, depending upon which store you get it from uh. They might have different combinations of what you can get with this product, so you should probably make sure you contact that store. Just ask them what what goes with this um, because uh, what you can get at the plywood store might be a little bit different from what you can get at uh. You know like pirate zone or race day, quads so i’m, not exactly sure what all the bundles are gon na be like and so you’re going to have to check the product links to determine what exactly is going to be sold and what combinations all right. So here is how much everything weighs, so the drone itself is about 65 grams and then with the 300 milliamp hour, battery now we’re coming in at about uh 100 103.6 and then throw the smoke 4k camera on here, we’re coming in at 136.2. All right! So you know how does it fly and how does it fly with the uh hd camera in there? Surprisingly pretty decent con? Considering you know the tiny props? In fact, you only have four motors uh you got ta go with a smaller 4s battery like this and yeah. I think the 4s is the way to go for something smaller like this versus 3s, because you can basically, you know, come down to like a 300 4s instead of like carrying around say, like a 453s um in terms of similar weight, and you get uh.
I think the voltage sag is going to be less on 4s over 3s and you just get it just – has an overall, better feel and flight, more responsiveness because of the less voltage sag so uh and and i’m directly, comparing this to the diatone roma, f1 that’s. Basically, a 3s setup with their motors and um yeah, i wasn’t even carrying around a like a gooper or anything like that on there and just based on the flight feel and the fact this is also dji, not analog everything. This actually felt better in the air. On this 300 force than the uh basically similar, you know 40 millimeter propeller setup on that granted that can’t i had like prop guards on there or like these little prop prop guard ducks and that one does extra weight versus. I flew this one without the included pop guards on the this one here, but you know i don’t think that much weight difference is going to make a huge amount of difference in terms of flight um yeah, so i mean the picture. Everything was pretty decent. You you you’re not going to be able to do like any kind of racing. With this one or super aggressive background. You can do little flippy floppies with this one, any um. You probably see this in the flight footage i’m going to post and um yeah. I mean it it’s, it’s, um, surprisingly good for the amount of weights carrying especially if you’re carrying around like a small 4k camera or naked gopro is decent it’s.
Not you know, you’re not going to be you know, mind blown or you’re gon na be breaking any records, but yeah. If you want to fly something really tiny like this uh, maybe on a smaller space um, you can do a little bit of aggressive flying and obviously at the expensive flight time. But you can get like you know pretty decent footage with. Like a you know, gopro naked gopro or snow 4k camera and then, if you’re indoors, you just throw on the prop guards – and you can you know basically uh bounce off some walls and stuff without crashing, etc. That kind of thing and sort of get you know, sort of you know outdoor park, you know cruising acro, flyer, slash indoor cinema, you know type of you know, flyer kind of all in one package and this one obviously has the dji system as well, which is, I think a plus, considering how tiny it is so that’s about it i’m, going to link the full flights to the snow 4k footage as well as the um dji goggle dvr footage, because if you guys think you guys are going to want to see all that Plus, how would the prop sound like granted, you know it’s a camera microphone and, because of you know, automatic gain control on the microphone. Sometimes it sounds louder than it is or not as loud as it should be. So, keep that in mind it’s, not really an audio test in terms of how loud it is, but more like what it sounds like in terms of like how annoying it would be now.
This is still pretty loud and you know at the end of the day, it’s 4s, with a tiny, 40 millimeter propellers at this weight. You know it’s, not silent or even even remotely quiet. It does make a fair amount of noise and you can hear it at a pretty decent amount of distance. I mean, i think, beyond 100 meters you probably can’t, hear it or barely, but you know if you’re within 100 meters you’re going to be able to hear it, and so, if you’re flying at a park or something like that and you don’t want to attract attention. This is probably not the way to go, because it is somewhat noisy because of the tiny propellers. Obviously, if you’re looking for something that’s less noisy, you want to go with um. Basically, something bigger like with bigger props, like a three inch prop and a lot lighter. So check out my three inch ultra light whoop i’ll link that video down in the description, if you’re looking for like some kind of a really light cinematic that isn’t really loud, that one is pretty quiet at around 60 db of noise or less depending upon your Environment but yeah this is definitely way more than that anyway, that’s gon na do it for this video.