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Well, today I want to revisit a classic. This is the mjx of bugs three you've been in the Hobby for a while. You certainly familiar with this drone. Brushless drone runs on a 2s lipo battery very, very sporty and fast. You carry an action, camera and really, I said, really quick, it's, fully stabilized, of course, but there's no out to hold no fancy features, has a bright white LED here in the front. But what I want to do today is: I want to see what kind of video can we get make it a little budget, 4k it's, 60 frames per second budget drone, because I'm gon na put the CI 4k at 60 frames per. Second, you can see their action cam on here now. This is a budget camera about a hundred dollars to the touchscreen it's, quite nice, for the price, but it doesn't shoot remarkably good video. The 4k it's 60 is not that great that's. Okay, it shoots it an M JPEG format which I think it looks. Okay. You know what I don't think that was the extension, but it is a different encoding that it uses so it's that's. What how they're able to do that on a lower end camera, but it you know it doesn't, have an image stabilization at that high resolution. With that high frame rate, I think it could do it at 4k at 30, so there'll be no EIS or no electron image stabilization.
Every new 4k is 60. Now we could drop it down to 1080p at 60 and we can do the is at that yeah. Yes, on this, camera is not it's. Ok again, for the price it's, not great, there are better ones. The camera film is both on my head. The Firefly 8's has much better AIS, then this, but it can only do 4k. 30P new 4k at 60, like this di, the bugs 3. You know this varies. 70. 80 bucks. You know like fit bang good. I think it was around upper 70s. You can sometimes findings for 50. You know just are everywhere force. One sells a version of it. This one is a drove con Amazon, sellers, rebranded blue, but it's still just the mjx bugs three, so the high end you're, probably looking at you, know one hundred and sixty seventy dollars if he paid that most for these two accessories. You know these two components, but you could get this sometimes for the camera. We figured to me a hundred bucks, but you know IM. Maybe the 150 range you could do this together and that's certainly going to be cheaper than any gps drone. You can buy with a 4k 60 frames per second camera. The cheap, as I know over the 60 frames per second at 4k, is a Z, know and I think that's the least 400 bucks. But again this is going to be budget. You know you could take some screenshots or you know, of the 4k video and get a pretty good photo out of that, and that might be something to think of, but it's not gon na be stabilized it's going to rock.
Now, if you had a really good new action camera here, like a the Osmo action or what a high end GoPro is, it can do image stabilization of 4k 60 it's gon na look pretty darn good. But do you want to strap that expensive, an action camera on a drone that cost work? You know way way less than the that costs way less than the camera? Alright. So what I'm gon na do is I'm gon na put the clip, blabbing and we'll get the action camera up in here and go ahead and just lock it so pull it down a bit of a tight fit here guys if I can get it there, let's Really you know tight fit on me. I'Ve not had this action camera in here, so maybe maybe I'll have to work with it. Well, I do guys, let me work with this and then I'll be right back, because I having a little trouble getting the camera snapped in there. So I'll be right back all right guys, so I got it in there and I only have a recording. I press this button. On top, I have told you to record it should be lined up, but it's just causing the menus that come up. It is a very tight fit. You really got a press on this case, but you can see you can't get the DI in here that rubberized case it comes it just really makes it a tight fit so I've got it in there.
It'S recording now 4k at 60 frames. A second so let's go ahead and press in the the battery here and get it fired up now. Let'S get set the bugs three on the ground here, get the controller turned on let's, move it out here a little bit. Okay, I can remember the controls on the bugs three here, all right, that's good. I think you have two. I do. The unlock button then get a throttle. You guys can see it's 40. This is just a great flier, so we're getting some for kids. 60. Now then, what gentle eye fly the better? The video is gon na look when I get a full pitch it's gon na really tilt forward let's land it here. What I want to do is let's lock the motors let's let's tilt the camera on the thigh up a little bit, tilting it up a little bit it's gon na help it keep hold the rise, a little more we're flying for it's still going to tilt down. I get tilted up more but boy when I'm, not going for 4 on we film it up towards the sky, so let's go ahead. Now let's see you again what kind of video we can get with the bug 3 felling on a budget for kit 60 camera yeah. But really here you can see really going for it. It'S it's a sporty little flyer so now to get some camera footage there. I'Ll bring it back towards me, you really want to just do some gentle flying so just give it a little bit of pitch like that fly it slow.
I just want to show you guys again how sporty this guy is, but should be looking towards us here. Let'S say it be this thing I do flips. I don't want to do that with a camera on there and we kind of sloppy, probably anyway that trying to see if that's the I think, that's the flip button, let's see what one of those could be headless mode. I can't remember the controls been so long. I'M, going us about a year, see ya, see what that does. I could be the flip button. Music, pretty sure she's got to rights I'm, just trying to cycle through here and see what those are. I think that's the highest right there and that's, the lowest rate. Let'S bring it down here, the left one here by the unlock button. So let's see this is yes, the other y'all. When I see y'all slower there guys there's no skill, yeah setup, so the lowest rate is going to be better for filming cuz, you're gon na be less inclined to give it. You know spin around really quick and it'll be a little less 40. So let's just ease it forward here and let's see just doing some slow flying what kind of video we can get I'm just trying to keep the pitch the same, not a rock the drone that it's going to rock some there's. I gave it roll that's. What you want to do is just try to go in a straight line.
Don'T give it too much inputs don't, give it drastic ones. That'Ll help reduce the rocking in the video. I know on this drone to do those flips. You have to hold the button down while you give it this direction. You want the flip that's why I wasn't worried when I was testing the buttons out that it might just flip on me, I'm, just trying to remember which one was the rates button. If the screen still on there, I think I had the screen set to stay on this, so I still might have to keep about waking it up when I used it on my gimbal. That'S Costa needs a lot more battery and these batteries and these action cameras don't these budget ones at least don't last real long. So, ideally, I would have that screen go to sleep. That white LED is so useful on this drone, because your orientations gon na, be something that's gon na be easy to get mixed up with. As you fly farther away boy, you can you turn this around you, you locate that white LED and then you don't have to worry about knowing it like right now, a newb someone starting out wouldn't know which way that drones facing. But as I turn it look white light, I know I can push forward and bring it back. Let'S try that again guys I fly that thing out and I've lost the blue and the white kind of on the on the arms I'm.
Not gon na know which way that's facing I get forward. I go back well, let's just give it y'all and put spinning around there. We go white light press forward. Let'S fly it back. That is that's how you do it guys on the bugs three. You just locate that led. If I didn't have led out there, I would be getting nervous already, because I'd have to do some tricks and try to determine, in my mind, which way the drone. So this is a drone look like it's getting smaller or larger, which means going away from here coming towards me. Webster. We had a really good flight time. I know it's well over ten minutes now, it's not going to be as much cheering that action camera that will reduce your flight time by probably five minutes yeah, I love the strong you get it back out and then you rise wow. This thing is awesome. You forget, and with the altitude hold you've got to have some flight experience. This is not a drone for a beginner, because you've got to constantly be giving it throttle and trying to level it out. You can't just let go of the left. Stick and it's gon na hold altitude like the many of the newer drones. Do that makes it easier to fly no doubt about it, but you don't learn really how to fly as well it's best to learn on something like this and then you can go to altitude hold and get lazy.
But then, at that point you also get rusty. Gon na fly a drone like this. I can even tell Music let's, take it up high here and do y'all around with the camera going and then we'll in this video guys and you guys can make a judgement self. What do you think on this? You know it's, not stabilized that's, not in this holds position here. It'S like y'all, have to kind of do it in. I got some breeze so it's hard to y'all very much. You see guys because it's getting blown by the wind, taking up a droning, y'all and around circle and get into you know a panoramic that's easy to do in a GPS strum, but it's not easy to do on a drone like this. That does not hold this position. Well see. How did this does this? Do I mean I expect your videos gon na look decent. I don't think the bugs three on this bracket has a ton of jell o, so I ought to be pretty good there it's, just not gon na be stabilized and of course, it also depends on the quality of the camera and the VI camera here is just So so for the price you can't get an action camera with a touchscreen that I know of this. You know yeah offers what features of this. This does at this price and do make sure you have a really fast memory card when you're doing it for kids.
60 is a very high bitrate, but it's not great. The video quality on this, in my opinion, but for the price is certainly acceptable, so this would be where I consider my budget brushless 4k. It 60 set up for someone who's on a shoestring budget. Maybe a kid just getting you know a teenager getting into the Hobby that wants to rig something up and do some stuff yourself. It'S certainly probably be a way to go, but I have not seen this video yet I can't say you guys can make a determination whether this interest, you would interest you or not so I'll – put a link to the bugs 3 on banggood. If you guys are interested I'm, a link to it on Amazon as well, it could even be cheaper at Amazon and I'll link to this action, camera which I know is available at banggood and if you're interested in checking this out, because it's got 1080p. There 2.7 K 13 80, 120 frames per second all the way at the fork. It 60 just be mindful the e is or image, but trying image stabilization does not work on all the higher resolution, at least not the higher resolutions with high frame rates. I think it's 60 frames, you have to go down to 1080p to get that to be able to work, and I got a gladden and in this and get the shut off because I can't I don't think I get to stop recording see.
I press that now. It'S turned off the audio so it's about but it's turning off this muting, the audio, alright guys that wraps up the video hope you liked this little budget idea here on the bugs 3, with 4k it's 60 frames per second CI action. Camera be sure to subscribe.