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Outdoor Photography

The Sony Airpeak Drone Puts Pro Imaging in the Sky – CES 2021

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Although drones are one of the most quickly-growing tech categories in recent years, there’s been surprisingly little competition from the big names in electronics. Aside from DJI Drones, there aren’t any other brands who have become a household name, even as the gadgets have. This year, Sony is throwing its hat into the ring. At CES 2021, the tech titan officially took the wraps off of its highly-anticipated drone, which had been…

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Abt, From the Skies

The next time you’re flying out of Chicago’s O’Hare airport, take a look out your window and see if you can spot Abt. If you’re not sure how to identify us (we’re the giant building right next to the expressway), just look for our rooftop logo! You’ll also see a few other interesting things, including our rooftop solar farm and a small (but soon to be expanded) wildflower garden. First painted in…

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Products

Last-Minute Holiday Gift Guide: Star Wars Fanatic

The universe is experiencing Star Wars fever like perhaps never before, and with good reason. Over the weekend, the newest film in the galactic saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, recorded the second highest-grossing opening weekend of all time (number one is The Force Awakens, the previous film in this trilogy). Critics and fans alike have hailed it as the best Star Wars movie ever—which might be tough to accept for those…

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Abt Exclusive CES 2017 Outdoor

DJI Takes Over the Sky with their Improved Fleet

Since 2006, DJI has been on the forefront of consumer and professional grade drones, producing unmanned aerial vehicles—more commonly refereed to as drones—which are designed to capture aerial content for all types of users. The entry level Phantom model has been designed to make flying easy, even for someone who has never flown anything before. The Phantom comes ready to fly, meaning you can un-box the drone and in less than 10 minutes have…

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CES 2017 Videos

Best of CES 2017: Our Favorite Gadgets

In a sea of biggest, brightest new products you can imagine from the industry powerhouses, sometimes it’s the clever, small items that catch your eye the most. Here are some of our favorite gadgets from CES 2017. iPowerUp Solar Charging Phone Case Solar-powered phone cases are nothing new, but good solar-powered phone cases are. In our experience, the cases typically never meet their claimed specs, taking much longer than expected to deliver any…

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Abt Exclusive Events

Camera Trade-In & Drone Demonstration Event

Have an old camera collecting dust in your closet? Bring it into Abt this weekend and trade it in for cash or Abt Gift Cards! The National Camera Exchange, a premier buyer and seller of new and used photo equipment, will be in our store to find out the value of your used equipment. Products from all major brands will be accepted, and both film and digital equipment will also be accepted. While…

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Abt Exclusive CES 2016

CES 2016: The Year of the Drone

If 2015 was the year that consumer “drones” became a household topic, 2016 looks to be the year that they’ll reach ubiquity. From integrated optics that put pro-level video quality on an affordable aerial platform to ultra-efficient designs that triple the typical fly-time, everything about drones is becoming better and easier to use. We picked the brain of industry leader DJI Global, whose Quadcopters have become nearly synonymous with the term “drone.”…

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