FANCOOL 4000ft Review
The Fancool 4000ft is a well-designed drone by Fancool. Fancool 4000ft is a producer in the drone market with some successful models especially on sites such as Amazon. The Fancool 4000ft not only offers a 4K video quality and gives you a 90-degree tilt gimbal for more creative shots.
With its aerodynamic shape and its good quality propellers and motors, the Fancool 4000ft is a pretty fast drone, perfect for those who are looking for a fast drone and long-range flights. The Fancool 4000ft also does a great job of flying steady from calm skies to a bit of windy weather.
But before we talk about its features, what comes in the box of the Fancool 4000ft? Inside the box, we can find the Fancool 4000ft drone with the remote controller, 4 propellers, a screwdriver, type-c charging cable, 2 batteries.
Fancool 4000ft’s controller is also pretty good, and it’s comfortable and easy to use with its dual handles, above the controller you can put your smartphone of all sizes when it runs out of battery you just need to charges it with its charging cable.
In this blog, we review the Fancool 4000ft specifications, features, modes, and an overall view of this drone to give you great helpful information about it.
≫ Foldable drone
≫ Can fly as far as 1200m (4000ft)
≫ Good for beginners and experienced users
≫ Comes with a 4K camera
≫ Good flight stabilization
≫ Good flight time up to 60min
≫ Video quality is average
≫ Mobile app is not great
The Fancool 4000ft drone comes with a built-in 4K quality video. to get nice stable videos with your action camera. The Fancool 4000ft can go as far as 1200m with a transmitter range and 600m with FPV.
This drone also comes with rechargeable 3400 mAh batteries. The Fancool 4000ft drone allows you to fly up to 60 minutes when they’re charged and takes about 2h to charge.
The camera on the drone is able to take pictures at 3840×2160 pixels and 3840x2160p video thanks to its 1/2.7 inch CMOS sensor. It uses a 120° FOV lens with an f/2.5 aperture, and a focal length of 3.6mm. The video bitrate can go up to 20Mbit and a transmission bitrate of 2Mbit.
The Fancool 4000ft supports up to 128GB SD cards, it supports Class 10 FAT32 SD cards. For the photo format, it uses JPEG format, as for the video format, it uses MP4 format, and compressed format H.264.
≫ Flying Time: 60 minutes
≫ Uses 3400mAh batteries
≫ Maximum speed up to 11m/s (36ft/s)
≫ Operating Temperature: -10º to 40º Cº
≫ Weight: 550g (1.21 lb)
≫ Dimensions: 44 x 40 x 8 cm
≫ Maximum flight distance: 1200m (4000ft)
≫ Image Resolution: 3840×2160
≫ Operating Frequency: 2.4GHz, 5.15GHz
≫ SD card up to 128GB
≫ 1/3 inch CMOS sensor
≫ Automatic return home
≫ Low battery alarm
≫ Gimbal controllable range: Tile 0° to -90°
Video and Flight Stabilization
The Fancool 4000ft comes equipped with an adjustable 4K camera which will give you pretty good-looking footage, the built-in camera comes with Advanced EIS (electric image stabilization) technology, it will provide clear pictures and smooth videos and will keep the footage steady.
The image quality on the Fancool 4000ft is pretty average, it offers pretty good natural colors with a FOV of 120° wide-angle lens that can be manually tilted 90°. The wind resistance of the Fancool drone makes it able to fly under lever 4 wind with pretty good stabilization.
The Fancool 4000ft drone features four powerful brushless motors. Brushless motors are more efficient and require less battery power to operate, and they don’t wear out as quickly as their brushed counterparts.
The Fancool 4000ft comes with a rechargeable 7.6V 3400 mAh battery which you can charge with the USB Battery Charger, which can last about 45-60 minutes, it will take about 2h to charge them.
The battery is situated at the bottom inside, where there is a cover that gives access to the battery. You can also always buy separate batteries for it and change them whenever the first battery runs out.
The Fancool drone comes with 2 batteries so you can change them quickly and keep recording whenever the first one runs out.
The Fancool 4000ft has an elegant modern design, it is well built with good quality plastics which feel pretty resistant, and it has a nice black color with some grey. The Fancool 4000ft is capable of being fold to be carried easier.
Its design is the classic quadcopter look with 4 propellers similar to most drones such as DJI, it feels pretty tough and has the ability to get wet without any problem. If one of your propellers got damaged you are able to replace and switch them.
The dimensions of the Fancool 4000ft are 44 x 40 x 8 cm (17.32 x 15.75 x 3.19 in), when folded the Fancool drone will measure 17 x 10 x 7.5 cm (6.8 x 4 x 3 in) and weighs 550g (1.21 lbs),
It can fly up to 4000 meters with the transmitter connection and up to 600m (1970ft) with FPV support, all the adjustments and controls will be made from the drone’s controller.
The Fancool 4000ft comes with 4 replaceable propellers without any protection propellor guards, under the body we can see small landing legs, below we see the action camera mount with a gimbal holding it for stable videos.
Modes and Features
The Fancool 4000ft comes with many modes and features to improve your flying experience and make it easier for beginners.
The Fancool 4000ft has three different smart home return functions: One-touch low power return or out-of-range return. Whether your drone loses connection to the transmitter or runs low power, the Fancool drone is designed to safely return to its point of origin.
With the follow me mode your drone will follow you wherever you go, it’s a fun mode to easily record yourself. The Orbit flight mode is another similar mode were the drone will circle around something.
The Headless mode allows you to fly no matter what direction the aircraft is facing, the forward stick is forward, and the back stick is backward.
Altitude hold allows you to lock the drone’s position in the air at a certain height. Whether you are a novice or expert flyer, helps you to control the drone like a veteran.
The tap fly mode by trajectory or “Waypoint mode”, allows you to pre-program a sequence of actions by drawing a flight course in your app interface and the Fancool drone will follow.
The remote controller on the Fancool 4000ft is high-end as well giving you access to all of its controls. It fits well in your hands and you can easily see what’s happening with the high-brightness FPV screen display for live video.
To be able to use the Fancool 4000ft for FPV or to control it from your phone you need to use a smartphone app that you can easily install and take control of the drone and fly with it and control its features and modes.
The Fancool 4000ft drone is a great quality-budget drone, I definitely recommend getting it if it offers what you are looking for. The Fancool 4000ft has all the basic drone features and more, as well as good flight, battery, and features.
One of the best aspects of this drone is its range and battery time, lasting 60minutes and flying as far as 1200m it works as a great exploring drone, it also comes with FPV (First Person View) to be able to fly in the first person.
The Fancool 4000ft is pretty easy to learn and will get you all those great aerial shots you would want in a drone with the 4K camera even in level 4 wind conditions, it also carries a 3400 mAh battery which will give you plenty of time to record an amazing flight distance.
This drone has many positive reviews from many people and we recommend getting it if you are looking for a great higher-end drone, we hope this review was helpful.
Waterproof drone with a mounted 4K camera. Can fly fast up to 11m/s as far as 1200m up to 60 minutes, comes with many useful modes. It comes with a light foldable design