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Best Drones to take on Holiday

Best Drones to take on Holiday We all love taking holiday snaps when we’re away, and what better camera to take away with you than a brand-new drone! But which drone is best to buy for your travels? Well that depends on what you specifically want it for. But fear not there is a drone …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Drone

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Drone So, you’re thinking about buying a drone? Of course you are – smart move. And why wouldn’t you? They’re fantastic in every way (we’re totally not biased). With the drone market continuing to go from strength to strength, there is now a drone for everyone and every …

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Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018

Best Camera Drones for Photography in 2018 Camera drones have opened up whole new avenues to aerial photography and in video, television and social media – but which one is best for you? What is a camera drone? Camera drones are exactly what it says on the tin – drones – or Unmanned Air Systems …

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DJI Ronin-S Firmware Update with PC

DJI Ronin-S Firmware Update with PC In the final part of our four-part Ronin-S’ Spotlight series; here’s our step-by-step guide how to update the stabiliser’s firmware. Before using the Ronin-S make sure to assemble and balance the stabiliser. You can find our guide on how to balance the Ronin-S here. Also ensure that it has …

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Ronin-S: Operations

Ronin-S Operations Ahead of the much-anticipated Ronin S release, we’re breaking down the ins and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. Next up is the final part of our Ronin-S In The Spotlight series; a step-by-step guide on the stabiliser’s Basic Operations. Before using the Ronin-s make sure to assemble and balance …

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Ronin-S: Balancing

Ronin-S Balancing Ahead of the much-anticipated Ronin S release, we’re breaking down the in’s and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. Second up in the Ronin-S ‘In the Spotlight’ series is our step-by-step guide on balancing the Ronin-S before you use it. Preparation 1. Mount the grip to the gimbal and toggle …

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Ronin-S: Setup

Ronin-S Setup: What to Expect when you Open the Box The time is almost here! When DJI first announced the Ronin-S at CES 2018 in January, it got us all very excited. And ahead of its much-anticipated release, we’re breaking down the ins and outs of DJI’s first ever single-handed stabiliser for DSLR’s. First up …

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Firmware Update with DJI GO 4 and PC

How to Update your DJI Phantom 4 Pro V2.0 Firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we want to help – but we really do mean it, we’re all about giving a helping hand when we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating– so we’ve broken them down …

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The CAA Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018 comes into effect TODAY

The CAA Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018 comes into effect TODAY Here’s everything you need to know about the regulation amendments: A new set of laws regarding drones have come into force today – affecting a number of areas of the Air Navigation Order (ANO 2016) that can now be cited as the Air Navigation …

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Taking Your Drone Footage to the Next Level

Taking Your Drone Footage to the Next Level Drones can capture some pretty amazing shots – but to get them, you’ve got to know how. Whether you’re a beginner or seasoned professional at shooting your drone footage, you can always improve and move your shots up a gear; whether that be focusing on the right …

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Scottish Climber Rescued Thanks to the Help of DJI Mavic Drone in Himalayas

Scottish Climber Rescued Thanks to the Help of DJI Mavic Drone in Himalayas A Scottish climber that spent 36 hours alone near a Himalayan mountain’s summit has been rescued thanks to the help of a DJI Mavic drone. 63-year-old Rick Allen had been feared dead after falling from an ice cliff when returning from a …

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DJI Mavic Air Firmware Update with DJI GO 4

How to Update your DJI Mavic Air Firmware Here at Uplift, we know we drone on (punny) about how we’re all about customer satisfaction– but we really do mean it, we’re all about giving a helping hand when we can. We know that Firmware updates can be frustrating and annoying – so we’ve broken them …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Drone Geofencing

A Beginner’s Guide to Drone Geofencing Drones come with all types of smart features nowadays, but one of the most important features that you might not know drones have is called ‘geofencing’. Geofencing can be used in a number of different ways and as you know, here at Uplift Drones, we’re all about helping you, …

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Amazon Receives Patent for Hijack-proof Delivery Drones

Amazon Receives Patent for Hijack-proof Delivery Drones Amazon has finally received a patent for hijack-proof delivery drones, two years after first filing one. The American electronic commerce and cloud computing company filed a patent under the title “Hostile takeover avoidance of unmanned vehicles” two years ago which was finally approved last week. According to reports …

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Choosing The Best Drone For You

Choosing The Best Drone For You So you want to find the best drone for you? Well, buying a drone can be a big commitment – there’s so much techy terminology floating about that it can confuse even the experts. Here at Uplift Drones, we want to make sure you make the right decision before …

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Uplift Drones Launch New Price Match Promise Scheme

Uplift Drones Launch New Price Match Promise Scheme Here at Uplift Drones, we pride ourselves on always trying to provide the best experience for our customers, as without you, where would we be? And while we think that we already provide some of the best prices around, because we want to continue giving the best …

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Drone Regulations in the UK – What You Need to Know

Drone Regulations in the UK – What You Need to Know Have you just bought or are looking to buy your first drone? If so, it’s important to remember that while drones are fantastic to use, there are still drone regulations and laws that need to be followed to operate them safely in public spaces. …

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Vodafone Develops Drone Detection System

Vodafone Develops Drone Detection System British telecommunications giant Vodafone have reportedly developed a drone detection system in the hope of stopping rogue devices from interfering with buildings, including power plants and prisons. As drone technology continues to improve, several organisations have voiced their concern about the potential of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV’s) causing security risks …

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