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Moteev

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Hello all! I have seen so many bad reviews of the karma but I can't think of anything else since we get a 2 in 1 with the gimbal and the drone... and also using our gopro for linear footage to edit.


What are you guys experiences in terms of limitations and drivability? Any skyfall nightmares or anything? I want to mostly use my drone for family filming point of views and bring it in vacations.

I want to hear good reviews about it from real users please !!!

By the way, I am about to buy it in 2 days !

Thanks

Alex

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Hi there and welcome!

I have never had a single issue, except losing GPS lock once. I also am very cautious, I always calibrate the compas and accelerometer each time I fly. I also wait a full minute after everything is paired to make sure I have a solid GPS lock.

I always keep in mind I have the equivalent of 2.5 car payments in the air.... Thats a sobering thought!
Check out my posts, you will see what a time I have been having for a year and a half with "Karmie".
 

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Thank you for the warm welcome but not just yet ! In 2 days hehe. Thanks for the advice aswell... I wonder if I should buy another gopro cheaper like the gp5 for the karma alone... or with my actual gp7b will still take better shots anyways.

I will try to be carefull and I will look at your posts for sure ! Im very new to the drone world and I will need every REAL advices I can from real users and not vloggers on youtube hehe!

Thanks again!

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I purchased my refurbished kit back in February and use the Karma with a GPH7B. I upgraded the firmware with everything, read the very small manual and started practicing with the Karma. I've had nothing but success with the outfit, even took it with me to Spain and flew it around the coast and off the top of mountains. You do need to understand what the limitations are to the Karma. As long as you understand that you can't rely on sensors, you'll be ok, it's no different than any other "all manual" drone like the Yuneec Q500 4K.

It is unnerving to fly something that is expensive $ out over cliffs and the ocean for the first time, but since I pay for the GoPro Plus program, I quickly got over my fear of losing everything. Only a couple of times have I noticed a glitch in my video signal when I had the drone out over the ocean, but it was only momentarily. The biggest issue I've faced is having the drone nearly attacked by Vultures in Spain. I'm taking it out today to try "follow me" mode. I've very happy with my purchase !!
 
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Thank you for the warm welcome but not just yet ! In 2 days hehe. Thanks for the advice aswell... I wonder if I should buy another gopro cheaper like the gp5 for the karma alone... or with my actual gp7b will still take better shots anyways.

I will try to be carefull and I will look at your posts for sure ! Im very new to the drone world and I will need every REAL advices I can from real users and not vloggers on youtube hehe!

Thanks again!

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Hello all! I have seen so many bad reviews of the karma but I can't think of anything else since we get a 2 in 1 with the gimbal and the drone... and also using our gopro for linear footage to edit.


What are you guys experiences in terms of limitations and drivability? Any skyfall nightmares or anything? I want to mostly use my drone for family filming point of views and bring it in vacations.

I want to hear good reviews about it from real users please !!!

By the way, I am about to buy it in 2 days !

Thanks

Alex

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Thank you for the warm welcome but not just yet ! In 2 days hehe. Thanks for the advice aswell... I wonder if I should buy another gopro cheaper like the gp5 for the karma alone... or with my actual gp7b will still take better shots anyways.

I will try to be carefull and I will look at your posts for sure ! Im very new to the drone world and I will need every REAL advices I can from real users and not vloggers on youtube hehe!

Thanks again!

Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
Thank you for the warm welcome but not just yet ! In 2 days hehe. Thanks for the advice aswell... I wonder if I should buy another gopro cheaper like the gp5 for the karma alone... or with my actual gp7b will still take better shots anyways.

I will try to be carefull and I will look at your posts for sure ! Im very new to the drone world and I will need every REAL advices I can from real users and not vloggers on youtube hehe!

Thanks again!

Sent from my SM-G965W using Tapatalk
Hello all! I have seen so many bad reviews of the karma but I can't think of anything else since we get a 2 in 1 with the gimbal and the drone... and also using our gopro for linear footage to edit.


What are you guys experiences in terms of limitations and drivability? Any skyfall nightmares or anything? I want to mostly use my drone for family filming point of views and bring it in vacations.

I want to hear good reviews about it from real users please !!!

By the way, I am about to buy it in 2 days !

Thanks

Alex

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These things are buggy ,but it’s a great value and your not spending thousands . Your going to have issues no matter what you purchase , To me part of the fun is figuring out what it can do .. and it’s up to you to fly within what your drone is capable of and don’t push it . ... The weak point for my Karma is signal .

I purchased a signal booster , it does make a big difference in all my experience. I never loose a signal now and can fly thousands of feet . Not recommended of coarse however if you can see it , you can fly it. it stays connected and have control . I use to get about 400 feet away and it would always return home but only when I would let go of controls , as soon as I touch a joystick I would regain control . This solved a lot of issues for me .

I have owned several and I like this the best for all the reasons . Good luck , you will have a lot of fun with the karma ..and if you do have unfortunate issue parts are easy to get !
 
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Hello all! I have seen so many bad reviews of the karma but I can't think of anything else since we get a 2 in 1 with the gimbal and the drone... and also using our gopro for linear footage to edit.


What are you guys experiences in terms of limitations and drivability? Any skyfall nightmares or anything? I want to mostly use my drone for family filming point of views and bring it in vacations.

I want to hear good reviews about it from real users please !!!

By the way, I am about to buy it in 2 days !

Thanks

Alex

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I have had the Karma for two years and use it as a video platform. I plan what I am doing with it ahead of time, keep it within view, and most
important, I do not use it as a toy. There are other drones that are cheaper that can be used for crash drones. I like the drone - wish GoPro was
still in the drone business.
 
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