Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Nvidia SHIELD Powerful Parrot Drone Controller

SHIELD Portable Powerful Parrot Drone Controller


If you are using your cell phone or tablet to control your drone, you may be missing out on a powerful Android gaming device that not only can do a better job, it's powerful WiFi controller can help your drone fly even further.



Using a Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 the Parrot team was able to fly this drone 610 feet (186 meters) in the air. While streaming video back in full 720p!


SHIELD Portable Controller Parrot AR.2.0



Project Shield uses a full open Android OS and it includes console grade controls. Also included, D-Pad controls, two analog sticks, buttons, and side triggers. With the AR.Freeflight app on your SHIELD portable, you will have full access to control a Parrot Drone.

The SHIELD Portable features a Tegra 4 along with a retina-quality 5-inch screen. This will give you a great view from your drone mounted camera. The game quality sticks will make flying your drone easy.

Controlling your drone with the sticks is so much nicer than using your finger on a touch screen tablet or phone because your screen remains completely unobstructed.

Here's What You Will Need


If you have a Nvidia SHIELD Portable,  download the AR.FreeFlight software for your Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 drone.

If you don't yet own one,  this is where to find both the SHIELD portable and the Parrot AR.Drone 2.0 Drone for a great price.

The SHEILD Portable controller also works with the Yuneec Breeze. This is a Compact Smart Drone with Ultra High Definition 4K video camera on board.

Upgrade your Flight Time

The Parrot AR Drone 2.0 comes stock with a 1,000mAh battery that gives you approxamately 8-10 minutes of flight time. You can extend this flight time to about 18-20 minutes with an 1,800mAh battery you can buy on Amazon for the Parrot AR. 2.0 Drone.



Parrot Drone Controller
Limitations: Don't exceed the range of your WiFi. If you fly the Parrot past the range of your SHIELD controller's WiFi, you may crash or worse yet, have it fly completly away and you may lose it.

While this will not hurt as badly as losing a $500 or $1000 DJI drone, which by the way have also been known to fly away. Or as some like to say, activate their built in "Return to Hong Kong Mode." It still hurts when you lose one. Both financially and also to your ego.

The SHIELD Portable is a great controller that will help you fly your Parrot drone really well. Plus it can do double duty as a great portable gaming device and streaming platform for watching movies, TV shows from Hulu, Netflix and more on the go.




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