Click the below link to open the Ultimate Drone Matrix Spreadsheet in Google Docs.
All of the data in this matrix is copied from other sources. I try to use the manufactures stats/specifications whenever possible. When the manufactures data is not available, I use what is stated on product descriptions from Amazon.com, GearBest.com, BangGood.com, etc… And when all else fails, I look for info in forums and blogs. So please consider all data in this matrix to be approximate. I will not be held responsible for errors in the matrix. Please perform your own due diligence and do the proper research before purchasing a drone. If you find any errors in this matrix, please leave comments with links to supporting data. I will be more then happy to update the matrix with correct/more accurate data.
Model: The model number and name of the drone.
Make: The name of the manufacturer of the drone.
Cost: The approximate cost of the drone the last time I checked. I mainly use Amazon’s prices. But will list GearBest.com and BangGood.com when I get affiliate status.
Rotors: The number of rotors/props on the drone.
Size: The Length x Width x Height of the drone. I try to get the size from the edge of a prop guard to the opposite edge. But this is not always available.
Weight lbs: The weight of the drone in pounds, including all stock items that ship with the drone. Battery, prop guards, landing gear, etc…
Weight Grams: Same as above, just is grams for the international community. As most drones are manufactured in China, this is usually the default spec.
Control Frequency: The frequency the remote control/transmitter uses to control the drone.
Control Range Feet: The maximum distance in feet that you can safely fly the drone before it looses contact. For budget drones, they usually shut down when they loose contact.
Control Range Meters: Again, same as above, just in meters.
FPV: Marked if the drone supports “First Person View” out of the box.
FPV Frequency: The frequency the camera uses to transmit video back to the receiver.
Camera: Mainly the Resolution of the stock camera, but sometimes the model of the camera the drone is compatible with. i.e. Some drones come GoPro ready out of the box.
Battery: The V(voltage) and mAh(milliamp hour) ratings of the stock battery that ships with the drone.
Max Charge Time: The maximum time it takes to charge a stock battery with the stock charger. If a manufacturer states 60 to 70 minutes, I will list 70.
Average Run Time: The average run time you get using a fully charged stock battery. If a manufacture states 6 to 8 minutes, I will list 6 to 8 minutes.
Headless: Marked if the drone supports “headless mode” out of the box.
RTH: Marked if the drone supports “Return to Home” out of the box.
Wheels: Marked if the drone is multi-functional and has working “Wheels” out of the box.
GPS: Marked if the drone supports “GPS” out of the box.
Follow Me: Marked if the drone supports “Follow Me/GPS Tracking” out of the box.
Manufacturer Site: The link to the official manufacturer’s page for said drone.
Purchase Online: The link to purchase said drone, mainly using Amazon right now.
Price Last Checked: The last time I checked the price for said drone, mainly using Amazon right now.
Notes: Anything notable about said drone that is not covered in the default categories.