Traxxas Aton Plus Review 2018

Looking to buy a Quadcopter for aerial videography? You are in the right place. Check out the Traxxas Aton Plus Review as it’s one of the top-notch quadcopters for aerial videography.

Drone models and manufacturers are mushrooming each and every day in this era of technology in which almost every gadget is having to embrace these technological changes or becomes of less importance or even use. Drone cameras are now taking over the filming industry to take unique shots yet beautiful. Aerial videographies maximum potential has been achieved with the development of gadgets like the Traxxas Aton Quadcopter that is really making a name for its self in this field.

You may probably ask yourself, what is it that sets it apart from the rest or the previous versions? Of course, apart from having to part with a few more cash to purchase it, it has more advanced functions. I personally like its flight duration (time). The videos I shot when I purchased it are definitely enough evidence that the quadcopter is truly worth every dime. Today we see why the gadget has a high reputation from tech experts and even more from its faithful users. Here is what to expect when you get yourself one of the Traxxas Aton Quadcopter drones.

Features of Traxxas Aton Quadcopter Drone

traxxas aton fpvThe Traxxas Aton Quadcopter drone comes with three flight modes; the sport, film and the expert mode. For pure beginners who want to learn, film mode is the best option to choose from since it is easier to control it. The sports mode allows one more ability to be mobile and more maneuverability. The expert mode is purely for the elite and experienced pilots with total control rates and speeds.

Let us take a look at some of the functions of the Traxxas Aton Plus Quadcopter drone.


The drone by now you should have figured out that is all about quality filmmaking. It has been equipped with an inbuilt 1200 megapixel and a 4K resolution of the video. The image took up there is just breathtaking. The camera is usually supported by a-Axis Stabilization Gimbal. Videos or images taken are normally stored on a microSD card.

Shielded Dual-Mode GPS

Traxxas Aton Quadcopter uses the sophisticated GPS to enable more advanced features such as the position hold,return-to-home, and app adjustable flight ceiling and geofence boundaries. This GPS system is carefully and cleverly integrated into the roll hoop so as to protect it against radio frequency interference so as not to tamper with the process of video coverage. It also helps to prevent it from physical damage.

High visibility LED lights

The drone is known for its high output of LEDs that will light up your sky with brilliant colors that will assist you to maintain and see you drones’ directional orientation. Aton has 4 easy-to-easy LEDs that indicate, satellite link is established, return-to-home location is set and the power is on. The last LED is just for the general system status.

Intelligence Orientation Control

This is among the key important features in this drone quadcopter. With just the use of a switch, one is able to switch the flying pattern of the whole drone. The normal case of a drone is that it flies relative to its back and front, however, this switch makes the drone to relative to a specific position, thus allowing the flier to be able to sweep the drone with much ease keeping track of it. One needs to activate the feature before flying the drone.

Special Features of Traxxas Aton Quadcopter

  • The radio system of 2.4GHz 6-channel; Multi-mode.
  • Battery type: 3 cell lithium polymer
  • Battery capacity of 3000mAh
  • Flight period in the sky is 18-20 minutes
  • Charging period:60 minutes


  • It’s affordable
  • Can fit with any GoPro Hero
  • The return home function works properly
  • The gimbal camera is its USP and makes the drone stand out from the rest.
  • You can connect it to your PC for transferring video files and images.
  • It is water and weatherproof.


  • Its upgrades made it not compatible with Mac OS.
  • Video quality at times might be affected by vibration.

Final Verdict

All the best. In case you might be willing to settle for the best drone in the market right now that comes with simplicity yet a gadget that will provide quality aerial videography. It’s simple yet sophisticated design will make you enjoy every dime you put in investing in the drone. Practice clicking pictures have never been easier. Even though there are a few setbacks of the Traxxas Aton FPV longevity while on air, this drone has promised to just give you the best shots.

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