GDU Byrd vs DJI Phantom Pro 4?

5 years 8 months ago #585618 by Eric A
I was getting ready to pick up one of the Phantom 4's and just noticed this GDU Byrd that has interchangeable gimbal heads on it.  Very interesting.  Do you know anything about this company and this drone? 

This one -
www.gdu-tech.com/en/byrd.html

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5 years 8 months ago #585649 by Sawyer
Hmm, never heard of that GDU one.  Looks slick.  Flight time looks good too.  Didn't find to many reviews on it.  DJI should be due for new Phantom 5 soon.  

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5 years 8 months ago #585650 by Alfonso Camil
Where is the controller to the Byrd?  There are no photos showing what it looks like.  


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5 years 8 months ago #585716 by Nathan D
Only shot I could find in it 




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5 years 8 months ago #585823 by Garbo
You realize the photos you just posted is of their smaller Mavic competitor drone O2, not the Byrd model. 

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5 years 8 months ago #585877 by Matt Benton
If DJI could get their customer service nailed down, they would be unstoppable.  However that it not the case and their customer service is awful IMO.  To be frank, this GDU, I've never heard before.  The specs look pretty good, however as pointed out, reviews are limited.  And I can't easily find photos of the controller either.  


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5 years 8 months ago #585996 by Matt Benton
Speaking of which, when is the P5 expected out?


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5 years 8 months ago - 5 years 8 months ago #586184 by JakeTse
Never heard of the GDU Byrd and with almost no details of it, it's hard to tell if is good or not. But what's sure is that the DJI Phantom 4 is one of the best camera drones. I might choose the known brand.


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5 years 8 months ago #586194 by Ian Stone

JakeTse wrote: Never heard of the GDU Byrd and with almost no details of it, it's hard to tell if is good or not. But what's sure is that the DJI Phantom 4 Professional is one of the best camera drones. I might choose the known brand.



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5 years 8 months ago #586830 by Prago

Nathan D wrote: Only shot I could find in it 



Swanky looking piece of tech

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5 years 8 months ago #587458 by Vincent
That's slick that you can swap out the gimbal heads on those 

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5 years 8 months ago #587580 by MM Images
GDU has been around for a few years.  I think they started out as Prodrone a few years ago. Something happened and they went silent for a bit before surfacing as GDU.  Good to see they jumped back.  


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5 years 8 months ago #587859 by Ottis
Will be nice to see other companies get traction that will stabilize DJI's market share.  Which is good for all of us!  


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5 years 8 months ago #588071 by ShutterPal

Garbo wrote: You realize the photos you just posted is of their smaller Mavic competitor drone O2, not the Byrd model. 



:agree:  you took the words out of my mouth 


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