Review and FPV test flight of the new Syma X5SW Explorers 2 quadcopter. It’s actually a gentle and enjoyable flier 🙂 You can get it here or here on Amazon

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  1. 411 – that "anti reflective screen" ain't doing it, still can't see anything during this video. BTW, the TX sucks for this X5 series, range is HORRIBLE because that Antenna Stub is a FAKE. All there is for an Antenna is a short piece of wire inside the Tx and the idiots at Syma didn't even create a ground-plane for that so-called Antenna! TIP: If you want more range for your X5's (including this X5SW) find a 2.4Ghz antenna for a WiFi router and a connector (which is the ground-plane) attach it to the back of the Tx Radio. You will triple the flight range of the X5**.
    Leave the worthless stub for your Smartphone mount.

  2. hey i got another question for you about the syma x5sw. ive noticed the directions have mannnny typos and some of it makes zero sense. it does not tell me how to switch from mode 1 to mode 2 and the rotation button by the left lever on the right side of that lever, the directions do not say at all what that button does. just wondering if you'd be able to explain those buttons easier for me?

  3. How can I get my video from the syma app to my computer to edit the video and upload to youtube? I can't figure out how to do it.

  4. hey. I have the same model ,the motors are so weak the wind keeps carrying it away. the wind isn't even blowing that hard. do you have the same issue?

  5. I just ordered this to learn to fly. I don't care much about the FPV, would've rather had one without so it could be cheaper. I hope the camera is detachable, so it can be lighter too so I can get more flight time. Should be here tomorrow, hopefully the weather is nice.

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