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In case some don't know. 3DR stopped production of drones last year and there are fire sales all over.

I got my hands on 50 refurbs directly from them and they are basically like new. Sold all of them in a month. Best Buy has them right now for $199. I assume the warranty is still 90 days.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/3dr-geek-squad-certified-refurbished...

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That refurb you reference at B B does not include the controller or the gimbal. The gimbal isn't very expensive at $48, but I haven't seen the controller sold separately.
I think we've gone past the peak low price point, and stock is starting to diminish.

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It has another picture with the BB webpage that has device and camera sold separately, but has the controller. I bet it has the controller with it. I purchased this drone and really like it. Is it a mavic pro, no its not. But its a fantastic drone, even more so if you already have a gopro. It is very cinematic in how it moves while recording, and its fun to fly. I upgraded the gps unit and it locks super fast now. I also added the alfa antennas and the range is great.

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I think it would be prudent to call to verify if the controller is included before purchasing the BB refurb unit. When they show a photo with a camera, the words "Camera sold separately" is shown. On any photo with a controller they have the words "Device sold separately." I believe they are saying the "device" is the controller.

I think I'm going to do the GPS upgrade on mine too. I've only flown it a few times, and I think it lost GPS signal a few times. I wanted to stop the motors since it was only about a foot off the ground. It ignored my command, reved up the props and moved horizontally for a few seconds until it shut down due to the crash detection. A second time it did the same thing and went into some bushes breaking 2 props. I hate electronics that think they're smarter than me.
 

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If you are at all interested in buying drone and have a GoPro already, I suggest you pick one of these up. This is a great deal here or Bestbuy. I picked one up a few months ago and it is pretty cool device. Of course always wise to practice flying it before testing out all the smart shots it can do.

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I am pretty sure this one doesn't come with a remote control. If you don't own a GoPro camera, you are better off buying a DJI Phatom 3 Standard for around $400 on Azn. There are lots of review videos of Solo on YouTube, the reviews are mixed.
I want a drone, but I will save up for a Mavic Pro.

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I have never ever heard of 3DR not including the controller in it's refurb packages and would bet it's included at BB. But I see what you see. Sold separately. I'm guessing it's a mistake and was meant for the camera. Still a phone call would be wise. But I would also bet whoever you call won't have a clue what is actually in the sealed box. 

Yeah. For another hundred or two, DJI hands down is better. But spending $199 for a starter drone to see if you like it and get some practice is a great idea. The 3DR is actually a quite capable machine but obsolete all the same.

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only 3 3+ or 4 compatible..bummer i have an original

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