Gannet vs SwellPro


Why choose SwellPro over Gannet for drone fishing?

  • Longer in fishing world:  SwellPro has been making purpose-built waterproof fishing drone since 2015. Gannet's fishing drone were just released in 2021 with many glitches to correct.
  • Better flight performance:  SwellPro's flight controller was designed by our in-house team for superior flight stability in harsh marine environment. Gannet relies on open-source uncustomizable flight controllers.
  • Nicer image quality: SplashDrone 4 can capture crisp photo and ultra-smooth video with 4K 3-axis gimbal camera. Gannet Pro and Pro plus is solely for bait dropping. 
  • Better customer service: SwellPro has established a worldwide network of local dealers and repair centers. Gannet's area of service is limited within South Africa.

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SwellPro SplashDrone 4SwellPro FishermanGannet Pro
Waterproof levelIP67IP67Water resistant (only rain drop proof)
Wind resistance60 km/h60 km/h45 km/h
Anti-corrosion coatingYesYesNo
Max payload2 kg2 kg2.5 kg
Flight time30 mins30 mins29 mins
The number of drops on a single charge3-5 drops over 400m3-5 drops over 400mUnknown
Flight controllerSwellPro’s proprietary FCSwellPro’s proprietary FCDJI NAZA (discontinued by DJI)
Flight distance 5 km 1.3 km 1.5 km
Camera4K, 3-axis gimbalFPV with WDR to avoid sun glare1080P, 2-axis gimbal with plastic dome
BatterySmart batteryRC model batteryRC model battery
Night fishingYes with GC2-S night vision cameraNo
Video transmission range5 km 1.3 km1 km
Waterproof remote controllerYesSplashproof
In-APP saved drop positionComing soonNoNo
Automatically drop baits at saved positionComing soonNoNo

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