Analysis Splashdrone 3+ in Spanish, the waterproof drone of SwellPro

drone Splashdrone 3 plus

Today we bring you to Actualidad Gadget the review of the drone Splashdrone 3+ by SwellPro, a waterproof drone capable of flying in very bad weather conditions and which thanks to its characteristics is ideal for practicing alongside water sports, on a beach or even as an assistant for sea fishing. It is a modular, compact, rigid and relatively light drone for a device of this size and that stands out mainly for its striking orange color and for offering a really simple piloting. Its base price is $ 1.200 and You can buy it directly from the link. Next we will see all the details of the Splashdrone 3+.

Waterproof drone to operate in the water

Splashdrone 3+ drone in the field

The first thing that strikes you when you see the drone is that its housing is waterproof and that protects all important elements of the drone with a fairly high level of tightness. The only thing that remains uncovered are the motors and these are fully prepared with a film that protects them against salt water so the device is ready to land and take off from the water without major problem, getting wet or even submerging slightly.

Thanks to these characteristics, the drone is specially designed for water sports, fishing or even rescue work thanks to a hook that is incorporated next to the camera and that we will see later.

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Splashdrone 3+ very easy to assemble

drone Splashdrone 3 open

The assembly of the Splashdrone 3+ is very simple to do and we can have it ready to fly in a few minutes. Basically what we have to do is:

  • mount the landing gear which is made up of two carbon tubes that are inserted into holes in the base of the drone. To put them in easily, you just have to first insert one side halfway, then insert the other side and then press gently until both are inserted until the end. It is a somewhat simple landing gear but the truth is that it is very light and perfectly fulfills its purpose.
  • place the propellers. To do this we only have to press the propellers slightly downwards and make a slight turn following the indications that are drawn on the rotors.
  • open the top cover of the drone to place the battery inside. It comes equipped with a small velcro to hold it perfectly and prevent it from moving and destabilizing us during the flight.
  • place the gimbal with the 4k camera. Its placement is very simple since you just have to hook it into its corresponding place and secure it with a pin so that in a few seconds you can exchange one accessory for another if necessary.

And that's it, following these 4 simple steps we have the drone ready to fly with all the guarantees.

Splashdrone 3+ Accessories

open drone briefcase

To facilitate transport and storage, the drone is presented in a firm, robust and beautifully designed case. In the SwellPro online store you can see the different accessories and types of cameras that you can use with the Splashdrone 3+. The product comes with four different finishes: fishing, filming, boating and search & rescue depending on your needs.

In our case we have tested the search & rescue kit that comes with the payload-3 module that consists of a 4k camera mounted on a single axis gimbal and that also includes a small launch device in the form of a hook with which you can transport and launch objects from the air. As it cannot be otherwise, all accessories and cables are also waterproof.

The release module price loads with 4K camera and 1 axis gimbal is $ 329 y you can buy it by clicking here.

4k drone camera

Transmitter + FPV Goggles

The Splashdrone 3+ comes with a very light and ergonomic transmitter that includes a 5-inch color LCD screen to be able to see the drone camera and that provides us with the basic telemetry necessary during the flight such as the speed of the device, the height, inclination, the battery charge, the resolution of the camera, the flight time, the distance regarding us, etc.

Splashdrone 3+ station

Through this station we can control both the flight of the drone and other functions such as starting camera recording, taking pictures, opening the hook to drop the load, pressing the return home button, etc.

For our test we have also had some FPV goggles for first person flight, which are fully compatible with the drone and which come in the same striking orange color. These glasses come equipped with a high resolution double LED screen that will immerse you in the pleasure of FPV piloting. The cost of the FPV goggles is $ 199 and you can get them from this link.

FPV goggles

Piloting the Splashdrone 3+

The drone is provided with several different flight modes, so that it adapts to all needs:

  • GPS mode: This is the default flight mode and allows you to enjoy stabilized flights with the help of GPS.
  • Cruise mode: with this mode you can pilot the drone with just one hand, since the device will remain at a constant altitude and by means of the jostick you can move it horizontally in a smooth way and record high quality videos.
  • ATTI mode: It is the most agile mode and that will allow you to achieve a higher flight speed, but obviously it is also the most prone to accidents.

In addition, the Splashdrone 3+ has a special flight mode called Smooth + through which we will control the aircraft with two potentiometers located under the jostick and that will allow us to have greater control over the rotation and direction of the drone, so they are perfect to enjoy a very precise flight and very stable videos.

For all those lovers of piloting with applications, the drone allows add a GroundStation link in order to control the device from your smartphone. The price of this accessory is $ 99 (you can buy it from here) and allows you thanks to the application Swellpro Fly use various intelligent flight modes such as the 'follow me' function, automatically fly to a location indicated on a map, circle a certain point, or plan a multi-point flight path via a map.

Photo Gallery

Here we offer you the gallery with all the photos of the Splashdrone 3+, its accessories and the FPV goggles.

Conclusion about the Splashdrone 3+ drone

The Splashdrone 3+ waterproof modular drone is a great purchase option for all those who are looking for a device with good performance, simple control and that is resistant to water. Its modular design and its large number of accessories allow the device to be adapted to different needs, which undoubtedly represents significant savings.

Purchase Links

If you are interested buy the waterproof drone that we have analyzed in this article along with all accessories, you can do it through the following links:

Splashdrone 3+ waterproof drone video

Then you can see the Splashdrone 3+ drone in action in one of the brand's promotional videos.

Editor's opinion

Splash Drone 3+
  • Editor's rating
  • 4.5 star rating
1540 a 2438
  • 80%

  • Design
    Publisher: 85%
  • Camera
    Publisher: 95%
  • Autonomy
    Publisher: 75%
  • Portability (size / weight)
    Publisher: 90%
  • Price quality
    Publisher: 85%

Pros and cons


  • Raincoat
  • Very easy to pilot
  • Many accessories available


  • Price of some accessories somewhat high

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