Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition Unboxing Review and First Flight
My review of the Fimi X8 SE 2020, its an Unboxing video, plus the App Setup and my General Observations
My Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition YouTube Video
The Fimi X8 SE 2020 has just arrived from china, and I have now completed the first video. There will be a series of videos, depicting all the flight modes, and capabilities of this drone.
My first impressions are it appears quit well made, and the rear legs have been made with a stronger plastic then the front legs. At the moment, the camera has the Panoramic grayed out, and in the video mode the h.264 encoder is also grayed out. I assume these will be enabled in future firmware updates.
Horizontal Gimbal Calibration for the Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition, its First Flight Footage and Precision Landings.
My Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition First Flight YouTube Video
The Covid-19 lock-down is starting to ease in Australia, so I managed to get out, and get a sort flight in."I called it Exercise" I walked some distance to arrive at the park around 30 minutes after Sunrise, and enjoyed the 4 degree morning. As you can see frost is still on the ground.
Here's My Fimi X8 SE 2020 first flight footage settings. ▶ Approx half an hour after Sunrise, 4 degrees Celsius. (Frost is on the ground) ▶ Footage is 3840 x 2106 at 25fps, low bitrate 55731 ▶ No Colour Correction, all setting to Auto. ▶ No editing out jello to make the quad appear better than it actually is.
Flight Footage showing the Jello is nearly gone completely, and the horizon is not drifting like in the first video.
My fimi x8's Second Flight footage above on YouTube.
This is my second flight video, with the Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition, and I'm a lot happier now. The Jello is almost gone completely, and the horizon is holding true. Here's My Fimi X8 SE 2020 second flight footage settings.
▶ Wind-speed 5 to 6 kph at ground level, 18 degrees Celsius. ▶ Footage is 3840 x 2106 at 25fps, Medium bitrate 8241 (4K footage) ▶ No Colour Correction, all settings on Auto. ▶ Gimbal Gain set to 30 percent. ▶ Balanced the hubs of two propellers ▶ Flight mode Off on Phone
P.S. I have deliberately flown aggressively in the video above ,to find the weaknesses of this quad.
Two short clips showing F-Log Colour Graded Flight Footage for the Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition.
My YouTube Video above showing Colour Graded Fimi X8 SE 2020 F-Log Flight Footage.
This is a short video showing just how good f-log is, for shooting nice videos. P.S. The Fimi X8 2020 shoots in 8bit video.
▶ My Fimi X8 Camera settings below: ▶ 4K 25fps, auto everything except colour (F-Log Selected) ▶ The footage was Colour Graded, using the free version of Davinci Resolve 16
Testing the Panorama Camera Settings of the Fimi X8 SE 2020
My YouTube video above showing the newly released Panorama Camera Mode
Fimi have finally released their Panorama controller update for Android phones. Here is a short video showing this new feature in action.
I also included how to stitch the images together, using Microsoft ICE. (Image Composite Editor)
This Fimi X8 SE 2020 Edition Drone is available from Banggood
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