JJRC H5C: a clone of quadrocopter Syma X5C

  • Title: JJRC H5C Headless Mode One Key Return RC Quadcopter 2MP Camera
  • quadrocopter Type: RTF
  • Price: about $ 45
  • Release Date: Fall 2014

Along with access to the market quadrocopter H8C, JJRC company released a replica of the famous quadrocopter Syma X5C. Are there any differences in the copy of the original? Let's see.


The first thing that distinguishes the copter JJRC H5C from X5C - a capacitive battery to 600mAh against 500. However, it is worth considering that a capacitive battery appeared in the new version that came out in February 2015, and before that at H5C was all the same to 500mAh Batteries .

The new battery has added 1-2 minutes of flight time, and he does not charge a half hour, but only 50-60 minutes.

H5C equipped regime «Headless», making it easy to control during flight and demands to know where the front of the copter, and where the tail.

Also, this drone is equipped with the "return home", but it works from time to time and hope it is not worth much.

As for equipment, it is standard for these quadrocopters: available have absolutely all the details, including screwdriver and spare propellers.


Dimensions: 310 x 310 x 80 mm
The diameter of the propeller: 140 mm
Power Supply: Rechargeable Li-polymer battery 600mAh
Flying time: about 8 minutes
Charging time: 50-60 minutes
Range: 100 m

сRemote control

Operating Frequency: 2.4Ghz
Number of Channels: 4
Power supply: 1.5V AA batteries


Number of megapixels: 2 MP
Resolution pictures 2560h1440
Video Resolution: 1280x720



JJRC H5C  is little cheaper than X5C (a difference of $ 5-10, depending on the shop), but it is not as stable and has a lower resistance to even the weak wind. Therefore, if you the price difference does not matter, it is better to take X5C or H8C.