Finally I got around to finishing this Xiaomi Fimi A3 Drone Setup and Calibration review before its First Flight video. P.S. I started this Fimi A3 video review, and due to a technical problem of the quadcopter, it has taken me nearly 5 months to complete this review
My Xiaomi Fimi A3 Unboxing and Setup video above.
This is a fairly in-depth process, so my video reflects this. So you can skip through to the bits your interested in.
I had a major problem with the Xiaomi Fimi A3
I went to a Park to fly the drone, and could not get the compass calibration to complete. The Fimi A3 constantly stopped at 60% completion on the vertical calibration.
My Fimi A3 compass calibration problem YouTube video above.
I contacted Fimi customer support, I was told to make a short video showing the problem I was encountering, and post the video which I did. They then informed me I needed to send it back to them at my expense, and they will repair it, and send back to me with a new battery as compensation. I sent my Fimi A3 quadcopter to them in October, and it got caught up in the Covid-19 problem China was experiencing. It took a total of nearly 5 months to return back to Australia, so I thought I'd lucked out, as my quad never got passed Chinese Customs.
I once again contacted Fimi Customer Support, and I didn't expect to hear from them due to the Covid-19 lock-down. To my surprise, they sent me a full replacement A3 drone, complete with battery and propellers. Needless to say I'm so impressed with the Fimi customer support, I bought the Xiaomi X8 SE 2020, and I'll make a review of it when it arrives.
My First Flight of the Xiaomi Fimi A3 Drone
My First Flight Video Footage of the Xiaomi Fimi A3
The Fimi A3 performed quite well, it flew perfectly, it really needs to be seen flying to appreciate just how good it actually is for the price. Its a very good beginners drone. I also have the New Xiaomi Fimi X8 SE 2020 drone on order, so that should prove an interesting video or two to watch.
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