Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review
Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

Introduction

A few years ago, Hub­san announced the first micro quad­copter with FPV mode at 5.8GHz ana­log fre­quen­cy. The first-per­son flight with­out delay impressed the novice con­sumer so much that the devel­op­er updates the line­up of this niche with envi­able reg­u­lar­i­ty. We are glad to present you anoth­er mod­i­fied micro-sim­u­la­tor for the ini­tial devel­op­ment of pilot­ing skills and adap­ta­tion to flight in first-per­son mode Hub­san X4 H107D+.

Peculiarities

  • Weight: 58g
  • 5.8GHz ana­log FPV mod­ule
  • HD cam­era
  • FOV 120°
  • Alti­tude hold func­tion (barom­e­ter)
  • Head­less Mode
  • Flips 360°
  • Con­trol at 2.4GHz
  • Remote con­trol with built-in 4.3‑inch FPV dis­play
  • LED back­light

Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

Equipment

  • Hub­san H107D+
  • Bat­tery 1S 520mAh LiPo
  • Con­trol equip­ment with built-in FPV 4.3″ mon­i­tor
  • USB cable for drone bat­tery charg­ing
  • 4 × pro­pellers (2CW/2CCW)
  • 4 × spare pro­pellers (2CW/2CCW)
  • Pro­peller removal key
  • Instruc­tion (in Eng­lish)

Hubsan-X4-H107D-set

The kit did not include pro­peller guards and a mem­o­ry card, which was a lit­tle dis­ap­point­ing. They need to be pur­chased sep­a­rate­ly.

Specification

Brand:

Hub­san

Mod­el:

H107D+

Col­or:

White

Max. cam­era res­o­lu­tion:

1280×720p

Map mem­o­ry:

SD card, Micro SDHC Class 6 or high­er, from 2–16GB (sold sep­a­rate­ly)

Sta­bi­liza­tion:

6 axis gyro­scope

Fre­quen­cy radio sig­nal:

2.4GHz

Fre­quen­cy video sig­nal:

5.8 GHz

Quan­ti­ty chan­nels:

four

Food trans­mit­ter:

4 × AA 1.5V (sold sep­a­rate­ly)

Motors:

0820 cru­cible

Capac­i­ty bat­ter­ies:

1S 520mAh LiPo

Back­light:

LED

Time flight:

up to 7 min

Time charg­ing:

no more than 60 min

Range FPV flight:

up to 100 m

Wednes­day for flights:

Outdoor/Indoor

Mate­r­i­al:

ABS plas­tic

Dimen­sions drone:

109×94×37mm

Weight (with bat­tery):

58 gr

Age lim­it:

14+

Appearance

Hub­san X4 H107D+ has a com­plete­ly redesigned curved design that looks very beau­ti­ful. The body plas­tic is thin and flex­i­ble, but strong enough to with­stand seri­ous crash­es.

Hubsan X4 H107D+ photo

Hubsan X4 H107D+ front view

Hubsan X4 H107D+ drone photo

Hubsan X4 H107D+ rear view

Hubsan X4 H107D+ photo

Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

*Rotor guard for Hub­san X4 H107D+.

Battery

Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

The Hub­san X4 H107D+ quad­copter is equipped with a sin­gle-cell lithi­um-poly­mer bat­tery with a capac­i­ty of 520mAh. The bat­tery itself is hid­den in a kind of box. The removal and instal­la­tion of the bat­tery is car­ried out like in expen­sive UAVs, which is con­ve­nient in itself. At the same time, this fact nul­li­fies any “with­out col­lec­tive farm” upgrade of the stock bat­tery to a more pro­duc­tive one. Accord­ing to the spec­i­fi­ca­tion, it pro­vides a flight dura­tion of no more than 7 min­utes. In prac­tice, with a mixed style of pilot­ing, this time was no more than 5 min­utes. The bat­tery charg­ing time does not exceed the man­u­fac­tur­er’s stat­ed — 60 min­utes.

Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

We attribute the fact that the drone itself acts as a minus by default as a charg­er for the X4 H107D + bat­tery. There­fore, while the bat­tery is charg­ing, you will not be able to fly on addi­tion­al­ly pur­chased bat­ter­ies! In order to charge and fly, the devel­op­er sep­a­rate­ly offers to pur­chase a “Bat­tery Pack” kit.

Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

The drone acti­va­tion but­ton is locat­ed at the bot­tom of it. Turn­ing on and off is imple­ment­ed clas­si­cal­ly with a long press. Near the cen­ter, there is an anten­na for an ana­log video trans­mit­ter oper­at­ing at a fre­quen­cy of 5.8 GHz.

Camera

Hubsan X4 H107D+ camera

Accord­ing to the spec­i­fi­ca­tion, the Hub­san X4 H107D+ quad­copter has a built-in HD cam­era on board that takes photos/videos at a res­o­lu­tion of 1280 × 720p. In prac­tice, the qual­i­ty of the video deserves respect and gen­er­al­ly meets the stat­ed require­ments. True, in our opin­ion, a lit­tle lack of sharp­ness. The pho­to qual­i­ty leaves much to be desired. Pho­to / video record­ing is car­ried out on an SD mem­o­ry card, which is pre-installed in a sep­a­rate slot on the quadro­copter. The mem­o­ry card is not includ­ed and must be pur­chased sep­a­rate­ly.

It is worth not­ing that it would be unnec­es­sary to find fault with the qual­i­ty of shoot­ing in the case of the Hub­san X4 H107D + and any oth­er ana­logue, since the main pur­pose of the cam­era for these mod­els is far from shoot­ing, but high-qual­i­ty FPV flight.

Remote Control

The Hub­san X4 H107D+ comes with a clas­sic con­trol pan­el with a built-in 4.3″ mon­i­tor based on the H901 hard­ware. Food is car­ried out from 4 fin­ger bat­ter­ies. Pro­vides FPV dis­tance up to 100 meters in an inter­fer­ence-free zone. In a metrop­o­lis, this dis­tance will be reduced by at least two.

Hubsan-X4-H107D-panel

Test Drive

The Hub­san X4 H107D+ quad­copter in the test showed dis­tinc­tive dynam­ics for the occu­pied UAV niche, due to the low weight of the drone. Wind resis­tant. The oper­a­tion of the gyro­scope sig­nif­i­cant­ly sim­pli­fies the con­trol of the quad. The alti­tude hold func­tion by means of a barom­e­ter works with­out com­ment, begin­ners will appre­ci­ate it. The flight time with the cam­era turned on with a mixed style of pilot­ing was 4.5–5 min­utes.

In the test, it was revealed that when the con­nec­tion is lost, the quad­copter does not fall, but con­tin­ues to fly!

Price

On well-known Inter­net trad­ing plat­forms, the Hub­san X4 H107D + quadro­copter is sold at a price of $147.

Hubsan X4 H107D+ packaging

Conclusion

Hub­san X4 H107D+ $147

Hubsan X4 H107D+

Func­tion­al­i­ty

5/10

Flight time

2/10

flight qual­i­ties

5/10

com­pact­ness

10/10

Equip­ment

5/10

Reli­a­bil­i­ty

5/10

Price qual­i­ty

10/10

pros

  • Exe­cu­tion qual­i­ty
  • New design
  • Ultra sta­ble quad­copter
  • Alti­tude hold func­tion
  • Dynam­ics
  • FPV Quality/Video Qual­i­ty
  • Com­pat­i­ble with Devi­a­tion­TX
  • Stick sen­si­tiv­i­ty adjust­ment
  • Qui­et oper­a­tion
  • Does not require reg­is­tra­tion

Minuses

  • Sep­a­rate charg­ing is not pos­si­ble with­out the Bat­tery Pack
  • Frag­ile pro­pellers
  • Lack of sharp­ness in video mode
  • New con­trol equip­ment pro­to­col, not com­pat­i­ble with pre­vi­ous Hub­san mod­els
  • No mem­o­ry card or rotor pro­tec­tor includ­ed
  • FPS drops when record­ing video
  • If the sig­nal is lost, it can fly away

If you are look­ing for your first quad­copter, then the Hub­san X4 H107D+ is the one to at least pay atten­tion to. With qual­i­ty prod­uct exe­cu­tion, ana­log FPV (no lag), dis­tinc­tive dynamism and alti­tude hold func­tion, the quad eas­i­ly com­petes with oth­er well-known brands in its niche. Among the dis­ad­van­tages worth men­tion­ing is the inabil­i­ty to sep­a­rate­ly charge the bat­tery of the quadric with­out addi­tion­al pur­chase of the “Bat­tery Pack” kit, as well as the fact that the quadric does not fall when the con­nec­tion is lost, but con­tin­ues to fly. If you don’t exper­i­ment and fly with­in the radio exchange like we do, then there will be no prob­lems with com­mu­ni­ca­tion. Oth­er­wise, the pre­sent­ed mod­el will allow a begin­ner to mas­ter both pri­ma­ry pilot­ing skills and adapt to a full-fledged first-per­son flight, which every­one comes to soon­er or lat­er.

A photo

Pho­to with the Hub­san X4 H107D + quadro­copter.

Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review
Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review
Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

Hubsan X4 H107D+ quadcopter review

Hubsan X4 H107D+ photo quad

Hubsan X4 H107D+ backlight

Video

Video with Hub­san X4 H107D+ quad­copter.

Yara

By Yara