The cost of latest-generation drones costs about $1000, if not more. Now there are also drones that go for $100, and $10! Yes you read that right! Back in February, I picked up a Cheerson CX-10 Quadcopter for that price from bargain site Meh. Ok, I confess ... I picked up two CX-10s, plus a SJ230 mid-size helicopter (hey, I had to amortize the $5 fixed shipping charge).

The SJ230 awaits a future dissection; today's victim is the CX-10, plus its companion wireless controller. Here are the packaging shots:

CX-10 bottom package CX-10 quadcopter in package

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