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Syma X1 4 Channel 2.4G RC Quad Copter - UFO
Report Date: 08/12/2015
Based on 691 customer reviews
Overall satisfaction: 3.9
Returned or considering to return: 4.9%

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Individual Feature Rating
Button5.0   above average
Blade4.7   exceptional
Quality4.7   above average
Camera4.5   above average
Price4.4   average
Flying4.3   average
Wind4.3   above average
Size4.2   average
Control4.1   average
Remote4.1   average
Crash4.0   above average
Learning4.0   average
Speed3.9   below average
Hovering3.8   average
Battery3.7   average
Charging3.6   above average
Gyro3.6   average
Range3.6   average
Tree3.5   average
Transmitter2.9   below average
Break2.7   below average
Rotor2.7   average
Controller2.5   mediocre
Propeller2.2   below average
Motor1.6   below average


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Battery

Battery:
"hard to control,...battery life weak."
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"They still had it so I took a look and one of the battery negative springs was very corroded."
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"Fly time is uncertain for me as I take breaks in between but would suggest spare batteries (under $8 for 2 on Amazon)."
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"Really this Drone with a couple extra batteries in the $40 dollar price range is very hard to beat for something that can do just about as much as those costing over 10 times more."
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"The battery cage on the quad makes inserting and removing the battery pretty annoying."
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"I was looking forward to flying my quad, but when I opened the box , the battery and usb charging cable were missing."
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"Flight time with the 500mAh battery is an impressive twelve minutes."
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"Recommend extra batterys"
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"Does the flips in each direction and the battery lasts pretty long when you aren't just going full throttle all the time."
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"Easy to fly, 150mah battery provided last about 9 min."
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"My dad and I both got one and some extra batteries and we have a great time flying them together! "
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Blade

Blade:
"Blades are stiff and dont break easily, motors are geared for protection."
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"It comes eight extra blades, and you can find replacement parts rather easily so fixing it if it were to break is simple."
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"I did a little research, which I should've done first, and we ended up buying a couple of double blade copters that were much easier to fly and ended up having a lot more fun with them."
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"He has dinged it into the wall several times without damage to the blades."
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"it does come with a extra set of blades which is nice..The battery lasts about 5-6 minutes."
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"In addition, she purchased the recommended LONGER LIFE battery and recommended additional blades."
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Break

Break:
"The propellers were hard to remove on the Hubsan, to the point that I thought it would break, the first time I cleaned some string and hair out of the motors."
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"Fly time is uncertain for me as I take breaks in between but would suggest spare batteries (under $8 for 2 on Amazon)."
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"this is a very flimsy product that will break upon even the slightest contact with an object or the ground."
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"Blades are stiff and dont break easily, motors are geared for protection."
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"Pros:Easy to flyCheap for the priceDoes fun stuntsfast charge timesdecent sizeCons:Construction material delicate - It will break if you're not carefulswapping out battery gets annoying6 batteries for controller seems unnecessary."
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"Oh yeah, there is no off on switch on copter and the battery is a PAIN to remove too, think I will break the flimsy frame taking it out...."
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"It comes eight extra blades, and you can find replacement parts rather easily so fixing it if it were to break is simple."
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"Syma is known for making top quality products that are durable and easy to fix, should you break something."
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"I recommend getting 2, because you will eventually break it, and its a better value than buying parts for upwards of $5 a peace from the manufactures website."
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"It did eventually break, but I think its pretty fixable."
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"Not only for the controls but because it is so light and so fragile that it can and will break quite easy."
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Button

Button:
"This little quad copter does everything it claims to very well: it flies with incredible stability, keeps it's charge for a good while, and performs 'automated' flips (with it's own special button)."
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"This quad is great, flips and rolls r easy with the cheater button, and it can take a lot of punishment and keep on going, I crashed it a dozen times before getting the flips down, i found starting to move in the direction you want to flip just before hitting the button keeping the throttle on high works really good, I would also recommended flying in a high ceiling room with carpet at first, and the aleron stick feels a little sluggish even on high rates, also the throttle is really touchy, not a big deal but something to keep in mind when flying, all in all a very good buy I will be buying more in the future!"
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"High and low responsive rates button is great for getting used to controls."
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"I added some with a button battery, and it's much easier to fly now."
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"The flip button is so easy."
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Camera

Camera:
"The Hubsan's camera is horrible don't get the camera upgrade."
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"Recently I added an 808 camera which it lifts without much problems."
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"I didn't realize that this did not have a camera, but my grandson enjoys it anyway."
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"Great practice for the camera holding one."
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"I was also able to velcro a micro HD camera to it and got some decent jello video from it with this camera."
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Charging

Charging:
"charger broke second time it was used."
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"I was looking forward to flying my quad, but when I opened the box , the battery and usb charging cable were missing."
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"to charge the battery of the craft is not the best way to get it out and in, but works"
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"using an apple wall cube)Good flight time for product sizeVery lightweight designCons:Instruction manual is very poor in my opinionThere is no low voltage sound alarm (The power LED will flash when the battery voltage is low, hard to see from below)Having only one battery, and the charge length."
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"did not work...would not hold a charge would not recommend it."
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"I thought at first that i was the recipient of a faulty product as the instructions are not very clear ... the chinese to english left alot to be desired .... tho after searching the internet and finding the problems that evryone else was having I realized my errors were human and not product related .... if u have problems with the heli after u charge the battery with the gyro calibration ... unplug the battery just enough to break contact leaving the battery in place ... set the heli on a level surface and snap the battery into place let the heli go through its calibration sequence , and when the lights start flashing slowly, turn on the remote making sure the settings are at the default positions ... increase the throttle until the heli rises to a few inches above the floor then begin to adjust the trims as needed, if u managed to find mode 2 the left stick now controls throttle and drift left and right ... if not and u woul prefer to be in mode 2 turn off the remote and hold the lower right trim button to the right then turn the remote bk on ... it should switch to mode 2..."
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"This little quad copter does everything it claims to very well: it flies with incredible stability, keeps it's charge for a good while, and performs 'automated' flips (with it's own special button)."
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"The included USB charger was really nice and one of the selling points for us."
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"comes with a really cool easy to use charger & will fly for a good amount of time off a 20min."
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"I can still charge the battery but the wire now comes out of the charging connector very easily.2."
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"The charger via USB cable is more efficient than charging from the control transmitter but requires either a computer or wall adapter to charge the battery."
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Control

Control:
"hard to control,...battery life weak."
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"Hard to control"
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"The concepts don't really translate, as this one is so skittish and hard to control."
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"Slow responsiveness on this drone can make it hard to control if you get it going too fast."
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"Beware of idiot who controls it cause there gonna operate like an idiot."
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"We found it hard to control."
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"As easy to control and fun to operate as pricier drones."
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"I have this one and a SYMA C5... Pay more for the next step up, it is way easier to control!"
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"put your money in a advance one that you can control easy and take pictures"
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"He was able to make it flip and said that it was pretty easy to control."
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"This was for my 7 year old son and it was very easy for him to control right off the bat."
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Controller

Controller:
"The second problem is that the copter is now not responding at all to the controller."
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"-the battery falls out crashes-the start-up process is annoying and it seems to lose the binding to the controller to easily-sometimes on start-up it calibrates itself wrong for what level is, even if you start it on level--------------------If you find this review helpful or not, please use the indicator."
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"Using wrong controllers (cousin flew it at high power into the wall then down and again), yet it stays intact."
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"The controller is cheap looking and hard to get used to."
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"Pros:Easy to flyCheap for the priceDoes fun stuntsfast charge timesdecent sizeCons:Construction material delicate - It will break if you're not carefulswapping out battery gets annoying6 batteries for controller seems unnecessary."
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"I had previously received one that (1) couldn't lift itself off the ground, and (2) had the annoying 'feature' of electronically disconnecting itself from the controller when the throttle was brought to minimum."
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"The controller itself is nicely made and nice looking too."
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"for $35.. this is a really good bargain.. even the controller is surprisingly good with all the controls, trim levels, and digital read out..The copter itself is very light weight and is hard to control in moderate wind conditions.. indoors, its pretty awesome.."
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"While the included controller is ok, I was able to buy a Flysky brand TX module to insert into one of my RC transmitters (Frsky Taranis) for better flight sensitivity--however, I haven't been able to perform flips with this setup yet."
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"Durable, relatively fast, decent flight time, good controller, inexpensive."
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"Great quad for the price - however my controller was defective."
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Crash

Crash:
"It broke easily when it crashed."
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"I have crashed it dozens of time and though it has some cosmetic damage it still gets back up and flys again."
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"On the second day of use, after maybe 20 minutes of flying time, one of the propeller arms broke off while landing (crashing) on grass field."
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"Navigation proved challenging, but, despite multiple crashes, it has, so far, been unnecessary to replace a rotor blade."
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"I can't speak to the longevity of the product as we only started using it today, but it certainly survived some pretty traumatic crashes on asphalt with only minimal damage to a propeller (comes with extras, though they have not been needed yet)."
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"What did get damaged after repeated crashes were the propellers; I've bent a couple of them and just bent them back and kept flying."
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"It broke easily when it crashed."
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"Worked great an then one bog crash and now it's down for good."
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"Amazing, nice size, durable upon crash and holds up to a lot of use."
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"It flies for a good 8 minutes as advertised and is tough enough to (or just because it is light) to take crashes in stride with no damage."
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"It is durable too, we haved crashed it many times and it just keeps going."
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Flight-time

Flight-time:
"The biggest downside is the fairly short flight time, but for the price, grab 3 or 4 batteries and an extra charger if you want."
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"The stock battery flight time isn't great but isn't bad either."
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"Flight time with the 500mAh battery is an impressive twelve minutes."
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"Due to the small light battery the flight time is a little low, so I'd recommend purchasing some additional batteries if you want to be able to fly it longer."
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"using an apple wall cube)Good flight time for product sizeVery lightweight designCons:Instruction manual is very poor in my opinionThere is no low voltage sound alarm (The power LED will flash when the battery voltage is low, hard to see from below)Having only one battery, and the charge length."
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"Durable, relatively fast, decent flight time, good controller, inexpensive."
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"This little quad is fun and fast with great flight time."
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Flying

Flying:
"it doesn't fly well at all, we try everything to get it to fly normally."
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"I had to learn to fly it through trial and error."
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"I'm not a clutz with flying stuff and this thing is DARN hard to fly... predictably."
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"This is good for learning to fly but not very fun if you already know what you are doing."
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"It flies very well for having the claimed 3-axis stability."
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"They do take a bit of finesse when learning to fly but once you get the hang of it they are great! "
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"I love this as it lets me take my flying outdoors, where those InfraRed light remote systems do not."
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"This little quad copter does everything it claims to very well: it flies with incredible stability, keeps it's charge for a good while, and performs 'automated' flips (with it's own special button)."
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"Good Basic quad fun to fly with my teenagers!"
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Gyro

Gyro:
"The gyro is very sensitive, without a near perfect level surface the copter will not hover without drifting."
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"but sadly after 2 weeks of having it one of the one of the motors is not working properly anymore I have to tap it in order to make it spin since it wont start on its own, I made sure there was no hair or dirt on the gear but the problem persist, I try calibrating the gyro, reset etc.. but nothingSo far I think there is something wrong with the motorIm buying a different Quad copter this time"
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"I thought at first that i was the recipient of a faulty product as the instructions are not very clear ... the chinese to english left alot to be desired .... tho after searching the internet and finding the problems that evryone else was having I realized my errors were human and not product related .... if u have problems with the heli after u charge the battery with the gyro calibration ... unplug the battery just enough to break contact leaving the battery in place ... set the heli on a level surface and snap the battery into place let the heli go through its calibration sequence , and when the lights start flashing slowly, turn on the remote making sure the settings are at the default positions ... increase the throttle until the heli rises to a few inches above the floor then begin to adjust the trims as needed, if u managed to find mode 2 the left stick now controls throttle and drift left and right ... if not and u woul prefer to be in mode 2 turn off the remote and hold the lower right trim button to the right then turn the remote bk on ... it should switch to mode 2..."
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"I had originally written a negative review, because when you power it on the gyro calibrates, and if this is not done on a level surface, it will not fly, trying it again, I found it relatively easy to fly for something as complicated as it is."
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"This Helo is an excellent value incorporating some of the latest technology like Flight Gyros and flip software.... Great Fun"
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"Its pretty stable with the gyro, and im sure will be great outside in no wind."
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"This 3-axis gyro quad is a great little toy for a great price."
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"gyros are great and was super stable right out of the box."
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"The gyro stabilization works well and when the transmitter is set to low sensitivity it's pretty easy to fly indoors."
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Hovering

Hovering:
"The online info made it a LOT easier to get up and running a a dead hover."
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"The gyro is very sensitive, without a near perfect level surface the copter will not hover without drifting."
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"The first one we got wouldn't hover in place due to a weak motor."
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"I find this one a bit more challenging to hover, and it's much more important to spend the time to trim the right stick after you start to get the hang of it, but by the second or third charge of the battery over the first couple days of owning it, I was getting pretty good at it, and can fly it around the house, down the hallway, etc with no problem at all."
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"And it works great once you take the time to dial in the trim to get a nice stable hover."
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"I had only flown My brother inlaws copter (a different brand) a few times and the Syma is SO much easier to hover and fly."
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"I found it pretty easy to hover and manuaever out of the box."
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"Low-gain is great for learning the controls and getting better at hovering and tough maneuvers."
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"The online info made it a LOT easier to get up and running a a dead hover."
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Learning

Learning:
"This is good for learning to fly but not very fun if you already know what you are doing."
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"It is NOT nearly as easy to fly as their helicopters, so prepare to have more of a learning curve."
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"I have crashed it a bunch of times while learning to fly it and nothing was damaged."
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"Flying low while learning makes for less damaging crashes."
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"This copter may work but learning how to use it is such a painfully frustrating experience that I have to advise anyone thinking of buying it to get something else."
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"They do take a bit of finesse when learning to fly but once you get the hang of it they are great! "
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"Great for learning on and very convenient."
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"After a short learning curve, he is now able to control the quadcopter accurately and has great fun flying it around the yard."
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"If you're just learning to fly a drone, this is a great choice, especially because at its price you don't worry so much about crashes."
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"Great learning Quad, and probably the best $30 I've spent on *anything* in a long time!"
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Motor

Motor:
"Purchased a replacement motor and installed it (not easily) but the 'copter isn't the same now and won't fly steady for any length of time."
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"- Wires pinched by motor cover- Broken screw mount under motor cover- Loose arms come out of bodyThis is from 3 quad-copters that I purchase, for the price you can't beat the fun the kids are having."
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"One quip i should add is that my copter seems to have a faulty front left motor, that spins slower then the rest giving my copter a forward-left tilt in flight and decreased maneuverability."
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"Blades are stiff and dont break easily, motors are geared for protection."
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"One of the motors broke off its mount during its first use."
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"I was able to repair it for a while, but now one of the propeller motors runs slower than the rest."
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"The the entire motor rotor popped off and i was able to reattach it."
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"However it still flies great and the replacement motor is 4 bucks free shipping from symatoys website."
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"I have 3 other motors, and a control board, so I should be able to keep it running for quite a while."
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"You can get replacement parts for this pretty cheaply, a control board for 9 dollars, and motors for 2.25 a piece."
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Practice

Practice:
"Takes some practice to fly.. We haven't been able to master it yet"
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"The only thing is it is a little challenging for my seven year old to fly by himself, but practice makes perfect."
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"It's really fun to fly, certainly challenging at first but it gets easier with practice."
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"It could do some damage and it takes some practice."
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"Great practice for the camera holding one."
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"After you practice a bit, you may be able to control it well in a large sized (vaulted ceilings! )"
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"After receiving the copter, I followed the suggestions of some of the other reviewers and was able to fly it with only a short amount of practice."
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"Cool little Quad Copter, great for beginners like me that want to practice up a bit indoors and get the feel and orientation of flying a quad."
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"Takes a little bit of practice but once you get the hang of it it is fairly easy to control."
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Price

Price:
"This is a cheap toy at best and I regret having bought it."
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"Really this Drone with a couple extra batteries in the $40 dollar price range is very hard to beat for something that can do just about as much as those costing over 10 times more."
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"The biggest downside is the fairly short flight time, but for the price, grab 3 or 4 batteries and an extra charger if you want."
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"- Wires pinched by motor cover- Broken screw mount under motor cover- Loose arms come out of bodyThis is from 3 quad-copters that I purchase, for the price you can't beat the fun the kids are having."
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"For the price I can't think of anything negative to say."
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"- 2.4GHz gives you better range and signal stability than infraredHere's what I dislike about the X1:- It IS a cheap toy."
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"put your money in a advance one that you can control easy and take pictures"
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"Also, the build quality was pretty cheap in my opinion."
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"For the price this quadcopter is really fun and flies great."
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"However again, for the price it is a great purchase."
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"Great, especially for the price"
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Propeller

Propeller:
"6 months and zero broken propellers."
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"The propellers were hard to remove on the Hubsan, to the point that I thought it would break, the first time I cleaned some string and hair out of the motors."
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"On the second day of use, after maybe 20 minutes of flying time, one of the propeller arms broke off while landing (crashing) on grass field."
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"I can't speak to the longevity of the product as we only started using it today, but it certainly survived some pretty traumatic crashes on asphalt with only minimal damage to a propeller (comes with extras, though they have not been needed yet)."
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"What did get damaged after repeated crashes were the propellers; I've bent a couple of them and just bent them back and kept flying."
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"The syma X 2.4 g quad copter is not that good, two propellers does not work at all."
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"I was able to repair it for a while, but now one of the propeller motors runs slower than the rest."
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"Out of the box, you get four spare propellers, a remote with digital display and more nice touches that makes you appreciate how much quality you get from a copter that surprisingly only costs around 30 U. S. dollars."
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"After a million and a half crashes this thing still worked, I even crashed it into a fan going full speed and all it did was pop one of the propellers off (easily fixed)."
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"The white propellers are the front of the copter - you'll be able to see them as they spin - and the black props are the rear."
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"I have had some pretty rough crashes with this copter and I haven't even broken a propeller yet."
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Quality

Quality:
"That's pretty crappy quality control."
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"Also, the build quality was pretty cheap in my opinion."
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"Syma is known for making top quality products that are durable and easy to fix, should you break something."
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"Out of the box, you get four spare propellers, a remote with digital display and more nice touches that makes you appreciate how much quality you get from a copter that surprisingly only costs around 30 U. S. dollars."
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"I have no experience with other quads, but for the price I paid for this, I am very impressed with how well it flies and the quality."
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"The copters work well after fixing a few quality control issues."
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Range

Range:
"If you have any experience flying at all flying the Syma in beginner mode will actually make it hard to fly due to the extremely limited range of motion in beginner mode."
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"Really this Drone with a couple extra batteries in the $40 dollar price range is very hard to beat for something that can do just about as much as those costing over 10 times more."
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"- 2.4GHz gives you better range and signal stability than infraredHere's what I dislike about the X1:- It IS a cheap toy."
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"My only complaint is the range."
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"I have yet to try it outdoors so I'm not sure of the range, but it's a fun indoor toy."
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"This thing has a great range to it as well and can get out of sight in the air if you arent careful..I purchased the 808 camera keychain for it.. this loads it down a bit so controlling it is a little harder, but manageable..Controls are very responsive...Copter is very durable.. i had it up around 60 feet in the air and it dropped to the ground.. no damage at all."
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"Flew fairly well out of the box, left right bank trim could use a bit more range but for <$40 it flys as well as a $90 unit I tried last week."
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"It has a great transmitter, I don't know the official range on it, but it's more than enough."
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"My friend, who was learning, launched it so high out of range and it free fell for a good 50ft to no damage."
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Rotor

Rotor:
"Unfortunately it didn't last the day, two of the rotors rotated a lot slower than the others, so the copter never did fly right."
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"Very hard to fly if you're used to a standard twin rotor, but there's hours of fun to be had here."
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"My 12 year old nephew got the Air Hogs quad rotor and has not had as good luck with it, so I think this one is a much better choice."
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"After the crash and being lassoed off the roof with a dog lead, the only damage was a bent rotor shaft, which is a cheap, easy fix."
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"When you do it that way, the auto-leveling hardware and software will presume that the position it was in when you plugged it in is the normal level position, and will alter the speed of the rotors to attempt to achieve that position."
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"I Have crashed it into a building and the ground several times, and the only problem is a mildly bent rotor shaft."
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"Very hard to fly if you're used to a standard twin rotor, but there's hours of fun to be had here."
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"The the entire motor rotor popped off and i was able to reattach it."
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"It was a lot of fun to fly, but after a couple of weeks, one of the rotors quit."
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"It does come with a spare set of rotors, which is nice, but we have not needed them yet."
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"I also ordered two spare rotor blades and the second battery recommended as more long lasting."
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Size

Size:
"items were ok, size on the earrings was smaller than anticipated ,the r c copter broke shortly after the first flight ."
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"I bought a couple RC helicopters (small ones) but they are tricky to fly and not that durable compared to this quad copter."
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"I disassembled to find a small piece of plastic broken, with some super glue and heatshrink it is back up and running."
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"It was fun still have a problem inside a small room."
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"Amazing, nice size, durable upon crash and holds up to a lot of use."
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"Hubsan is better if you only have a small area to fly (like a very small apartment)Syma is the best option for a beginner or a child."
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"I always recommend this to friends as it's small and inexpensive but can still lift a 808 camera without to much trouble."
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"It was about the size of one's hand, and flew beautifully."
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"Flies well outdoors in a small breeze."
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Speed

Speed:
"Slow responsiveness on this drone can make it hard to control if you get it going too fast."
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"You really have to drive it into something to crash it, whereas with my MSR, going too fast or turning wrong at speed will send it careening out of control, as least for me, and I have 100 or so flights on that."
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"When you do it that way, the auto-leveling hardware and software will presume that the position it was in when you plugged it in is the normal level position, and will alter the speed of the rotors to attempt to achieve that position."
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"I started slow and indoors, probably not the best idea because I crashed."
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"Item was as described, fast delivery, Great seller."
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"It is more or less indestructible as l have personally run it into many different trees and other objects at full speed only to be happily surprised that it was not damaged."
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"Outside it works well but winds above 10 MPH will push it out of control."
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"In low, great indoor stability and speed."
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"After a million and a half crashes this thing still worked, I even crashed it into a fan going full speed and all it did was pop one of the propellers off (easily fixed)."
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Transmitter

Transmitter:
"Discovered by trial and error that the unit we bought for our grandson only connects (transmitter - X1) when the throttle is pushed to the maximum position, then immediately pulled back to 0 (i. e., full throttle then immediate no throttle)."
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"The manual isn't very clear on how to bind the transmitter to the quad."
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"Provides a realistic quad flying experience with banked turns and handlingCons:Weak transmitter, (but good enough)Not as wind resistant as my WL toys V222"
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"Not sure if servo linkage was loose, something else mechanical was wrong, or if the transmitter is bad."
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"But I had missed the part where you have to turn on the transmitter after you plug in the battery."
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"The charger via USB cable is more efficient than charging from the control transmitter but requires either a computer or wall adapter to charge the battery."
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"The transmitter has very good action and surprisingly minute control."
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"It has a great transmitter, I don't know the official range on it, but it's more than enough."
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"Provides a realistic quad flying experience with banked turns and handlingCons:Weak transmitter, (but good enough)Not as wind resistant as my WL toys V222"
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"The gyro stabilization works well and when the transmitter is set to low sensitivity it's pretty easy to fly indoors."
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Tree

Tree:
"Doesn't work well in trees."
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"If you're not careful, you can easily get it stuck very high up in a tree, and getting it out with damaging it can be a bit challenging."
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"My son has crashed it a number of time into trees or the driveway and nothing has broken on it."
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"Outdoors with any breeze, we've been unable to control it, and end up fetching it from trees or from startled neighbors."
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"Also-- makes it REALLY EASY to get CAUGHT in TREES and branches and bushes."
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"Very durable, which is a good thing b c we already got it stuck in a tree a couple of times ;) Bought a couple more batteries so we can take it to a field and fly it for longer."
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"My son was very happy to see this toy under the tree but sadly when we put in the batteries in the remote control it started to smoke."
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"rammed it into trees, fences, cars, no problem."
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"Of course he also tested its durability by crashing into rocks, the brick house, trees, pavement, etc all with no damage to the aircraft."
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Wind

Wind:
"When flying outdoors it doesn't do very well in wind, but that is to be expected from such a light copter."
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"Beware of wind outside though, it will blow away pretty easily."
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"for $35.. this is a really good bargain.. even the controller is surprisingly good with all the controls, trim levels, and digital read out..The copter itself is very light weight and is hard to control in moderate wind conditions.. indoors, its pretty awesome.."
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"Realized it was in high speed mode, so I dropped it down to low and brought it outside, while piloting was slowly getting easier, unfortunately the wind didn't cooperate with us."
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"Otherwise it starts drifting with the wind and it may be hard to make it come back where you want toy to hover."
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"Provides a realistic quad flying experience with banked turns and handlingCons:Weak transmitter, (but good enough)Not as wind resistant as my WL toys V222"
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"this flys really well,just a few probs,it is very light so a good wind blows it around easily,which brings up the second problem,if crashed there is a good chance it will break,and glueing it to fix it is difficult because of the way it is balanced,the plastic from propellars to main body is easily broken at the joints,was great til i broke it though,twice,lol,now i can't seem to get it balanced just right to fly"
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"The air conditioner creates enough of a current to move it so I don't know if it will fly well in the wind outside."
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"Very stable and great for flying outdoors with little to no wind."
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"Ok starter quad.... didn't handle wind outside very well."
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"Outside it works well but winds above 10 MPH will push it out of control."
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Wire

Wire:
"- Wires pinched by motor cover- Broken screw mount under motor cover- Loose arms come out of bodyThis is from 3 quad-copters that I purchase, for the price you can't beat the fun the kids are having."
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"I unfortunately frayed the two wires attached to the circuit board because i wasnt careful reinserting them into the carbon fiber tube."
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"Smashed into pavement upside down and a few wires inside one of the arms broke, but its still a great purchase and takes quite a beating."
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"It's for Christmas gift and the wire was either cut or broken."
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"The only problem I had was that one of the wires pulled out of the charge connect that plugs into the Copter."
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"I was able though to fix it by re soldering the wire back to the board."
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"I can still charge the battery but the wire now comes out of the charging connector very easily.2."
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"Didn't appear to be a broken wire or anything easily repairable."
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"Easy fix, grabbed extra wires, electrical tape, done."
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"I got out my soldering iron and carefully reattached the wire... good as new after that."
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