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DealExtreme Unveils $40 iHelicopter for iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch
Jul 30, 2011 (10:07 AM EDT)
HONG KONG, July 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- DealExtreme, the leading online electronics retailer, unveils the first and only iPhone/iPad/iPod controlled iHelicopter for under $40 with free shipping.
Like helicopters? Have an iPhone, iPad, or any Apple iOS device? Then you'll love DealExtreme's new iHelicopter Air! Instantly turn your iOS device into a real-world remote control and fly your helicopter anytime, anywhere. Costing just under $40, it's the first affordable iPhone/iPad/iPod controlled helicopter on the market, and the free shipping is offered at DX as always.
Set-up is fast and easy. Charge via USB, download FREE iHelicopter App from iTunes, plug your transmitter (or "infrared dongle") into your audio port and...you're ready to fly! The infrared dongle attached your iOS device transmits infrared signals to the helicopter giving you total flying control.
Capable of perfect landings and flawless take-offs, DealExtreme's iHelicopter is remotely controlled from the touchscreen of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch and has a control distance of up to 10 meters. When you get tired of using the touchscreen, use iPhone's built-in accelerometer as your controller by simply "tilting" your device in the direction you want the iHelicopter to travel! With DealExtreme's iHelicopter you'll always have two flight options: manual or tilt-to-fly mode.
The lift and throttle controls are also easy to use and feature hands-free hovering capabilities. You can easily switch between left-hand control and right-hand control. Plus, Apple's unique user interface features three different control channels.
The iHelicopter comes with a rechargeable, lithium-ion battery, so you'll never have to worry about buying batteries again! A half-hour USB charge lets you fly for up to 10 minutes.
Great for night flights, the iHelicopter's super bright LED lights can be easily toggled on and off via the built-in remote toggle switch. And don't worry: in case you crash and find yourself in need a quick repair, all the necessary replacement parts are included! iHelicopters are great for both kids and adults - and at under $40, make excellent Christmas stocking stuffers!