I took Michael down to Roberts Camera in Indianapolis and persuaded him to part with some of the studio's equipment fund and look at possibly a lens for the Fujifilm X-T1, a durable tripod or possibly a drone. We came away with the DJI Spark as Michael wanted to get move up a couple of notches from his previous drone (an inexpensive practice drone) to a more mid-level and mid-cost version.
Roberts Camera is one of our favorite places to shop even though we have to drive 3 hours to get there. Their staff has always been knowledgeable and helpful to us, and they let us wonder around for hours without kicking us out.
Roberts Camera StoreMichael with his new Drone The DJI Spark boxThis is how the DJI Spark is packaged when you get the upgraded package that has the extra battery and remote control. Michael broke the seal!Well after breaking the seal there is no turning back now, better go ahead and open it! What's inside the boxHere is the leather carrying case and manual holder and the foam case for the drone RTFMThe manuals The foam caseInside this clamshell case is the Spark drone This is the drone you are looking for.Michael got the white one since they did not have a purple one, although the blue one if they had it would have been nice also. What else comes in the box?Here is the USB cable and the battery charger which has 3 slots but you only get 2 batteries in the kit. Closeup of the battery chargerI think we need another battery! Inside the travel caseOoo, silica gel pack...yum...er, I mean, DO NOT EAT! What is inside travel backThe extra kit comes with prop protectors and the all important controller, oh and the AC brick for the charger