Drones have become the way to indulge your inner kid.Techies can fly drones into previous no fly zones and then upload their amazing videos to YouTube. For those of us on a budget, high-quality drones can start at around $300 for a basic setup with limited features.However, if you want to take things to the next level, you can check out these outlandish drones with jaw dropping price tags.
If you’re the type of person who needs the best of everything, then the XactSense Titan is the drone you need in your life. All of the features included in the Titan blow most competitors out of the water: 50-pound max load, 10-mile range and 30-minute flight times. Although the XactSense Titan does have a consumer-friendly design, not many consumers are going to drop$120,000 to have this gadget. Maybe all the YouTube hits you'll get will help foot the bill.
The F100 may cost half the price as the Titan, but still clocks in at $60,000. Although sold commercially, the F100 is most often used by the military and police personnel. It is employed for tracking and identification purposes because it has long-range 20x zoom capabilities. It has multi-visual identification features that allow it to identify people, vehicles and solid objects like buildings. The navigation light can reach over 1 kilometer during nighttime flights. It also can produce 3D images while recording.
FreeFly Alta 8 Copter
Do you have $20,000 and no idea how to spend it? Then the Alta 8 from FreeFly is the drone for you. The drone has one of the highest payloads in the industry: a staggering 20 pounds. The drone has been crafted with specialized materials such as carbon fiber propellers. These propellers give the drone amazing lift while you use the height control modes. Flight times are long too: lasting up to 35 minutes.
Faucon Drone Lifter
Like the Alta 8, the Faucon Drone Lifter is intended for the hardcore. The drone costs $7,000 and was designed specifically for videographers and advanced hobbyists. The carbon fiber design is intended to keep the drone in tact even if it crash lands. Landing gear is retractable and the drone has built-in stabilization features.
DJI Matrice 600 PRO Hexacopter
The DJI Matrice 600 PRO Hexacopter is another professional drone that will cost you over $5,000 to purchase in addition to the cost of the camera. The drone works with ZenMuse cameras and supports up to a 34-pound liftoff weight. The drone is compatible with the DJI application for mobile control. Unlike many other models, it is also fully collapsible to allow for easier transport.
Power Vision PowerRay Wizard Underwater 4K UHD ROV
Fancy yourself a modern day treasure hunter? Then the Power Vision drone for underwater use is the tech you never knew you needed in your life. For $2,000, you can do all sorts of fun things with this gadget such as find fish, create maps, and even search for sunken treasure. The included headset allows for real-time viewing and control. The drone includes an option to connect a bait drop line. The drone shoots with 4K ultra high definition and offers 1080p real-time streaming.