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DJI Spark leaked – FPV Racer

Posted by on 8:11 am in DJI Spark, Leaked Photos, News | 0 comments

DJI Spark leaked – FPV Racer

UPDATE: Release Announcement Invitations are out! Check the latest leaked images of the DJI Spark. The latest DJI drone, the DJI Spark has been leaked. The drone will be even smaller than the Mavic Pro and will be more oriented towards FPV racing. It will still be able to capture smooth 4K video and even have some of the obstacle avoidance we have become used to. Everything we know about the leaked DJI Spark is available below. DJI Spark DJI filed for a trademark with the name SPARK on March 9th. Why this is important you will see in the Release Date section below. In some of the leaked information, there is a reference to not only Spark but also the codename MM1A. This could potentially also receive the name Mavic Mini or Mini Mavic, but we wouldn’t be surprised if it was indeed called the DJI Spark. We have been waiting for a drone of this size and style to be released for a while now. DJI did release their oddly named “Snail” FPV Racing motor and ESC line a few months back. We thought a tiny compact FPV or selfie drone was long overdue. Update 10: The DJI Spark Countdown! The time has come! The DJI Spark Release is around the corner. You will be able to follow along the Announcement by following this link during the Announcement: DJI Spark Announcement Update 9: Official DJI Spark Teaser released! DJI today released an official teaser video for the May 24th “Seize the Moment” Event. Check out below:   Update 8: Spark Release Invitations are out! DJI has sent out invitations for a May 24th Event in New York City. The timeline of the FCC filings, leaked images which you can check out below and the fact that the Spark wasn’t released at NAB point to an announcement at this event. Stay tuned for further updates regarding the DJI Spark release! Update 7: Further leaked DJI Spark images leaked In the image below you can for the first time get a glimpse of what the remote control for the DJI Spark will look like. At first glance, it appears very similar to the remote control of the Mavic Pro. You can see that the built-in LCD screen has been left out, most likely for cost saving reasons. The normal smartphone holders appear to fold down just as they do on the Sparks bigger brothers remote control, the Mavic Pro. Additionally visible are three batteries with the new quad contact points for the rumored charging station. The battery on the left appears to have a fake shell surrounding a harder battery enclosure, this could of course point to a prototype version. (DJI Spark remote control and batteries leaked) Update 6: DJI Goggles are released The long awaited DJI Goggles are now available for limited pre-order. They are rumored to be compatible with the DJI Spark! Update 5: NAB Event didn’t release DJI Spark DJI just completed the Create your Legacy event in Las Vegas. The latest rumors of the DJI Spark coming next month are sounding more and more solid. DJI released the Ronin 2 & new Cendance Remote Controllers. Invitations for the Release Event are out! DJI has sent invitations to a Product Announcement Event which will be held at the...

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DJI announces the Matrice 200 commercial drone

Posted by on 6:00 pm in Commercial Drone Operation, News | 0 comments

DJI announces the Matrice 200 commercial drone

DJI just announced their latest drone the Matrice 200. There were rumors of a new drone arriving during the Mobile World Congress starting tomorrow. The Matrice 200 is aimed at commercial users. Check out the details of the Matrice 200 below. (More info about the Matrice 200 here) Matrice 200 – 3 Variants The Matrice 200 is available in 3 different Variants (M200, M210 & M210-RTK). All variants feature 17″ propellers and DJI 3515 motors. The M200 is only able to be flown with one single bottom facing camera. The M210 allows the mounting of dual bottom cameras or one top facing camera. The M210-RTK allows both mounting options and includes dual external RTK GPS Units for centimeter level accuracy. The Matrice 200 is compatible with the following gimbals: X4S X5S Z30 XT Upward Gimbal Dual Gimbals     Here you can see the flight time based on which combination of gimbal is mounted to the Matrice 200. More details about the Matrice 200 are available...

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New DJI Inspire 2 Black leaked & other products

Posted by on 9:43 pm in Inspire 2, Leaked Photos, News | 0 comments

New DJI Inspire 2 Black leaked & other products

A new DJI Inspire 2 Black has been leaked! DJI is attending the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. They left us with the image below teasing with a new Inspire 2 Black. The conference starts on the 27th (next week), stay tuned for updates on this rumored Inspire 2 Black and other products!   Inspire 2 Pro Black One realistic possibility, based on the image above, is a new Inspire 2 Pro Black Edition. If we compare the Inspire 2 motor to the image above we see similarities.   (Inspire 2 vs leaked image of rumored Inspire 2 Black) Top and bottom motor cooling slots appear to be identical Status Indicator LED appears to be the same size without the gray dual colored finish Another Difference: The propeller doesn’t seem to feature a quick-release connection as featured on the Inspire 2 The Inspire 1 Black was released 4 months after the X5 camera was announced. This timeframe could fit for an Inspire 2 Black release. One could argue that the area just below the LED appears to be different, but this could just be a difference of the angle that the photographs were taken.   A new Matrice Drone? The change to the quick-release prop adapter is a larger difference and may be a reason that rumors of a new Matrice Platform could adopt the Inspire 2 style motors. The Matrice 100 features propellers similar to the ones in the leaked image. A new drone such as a new Matrice would be more exciting than just an Inspire 2 black but let’s see what will be announced.   A complete FPV Racer? DJI just posted a new video showcasing their FPV Racing technology “Snail“, the Takyon ESC’s and new racing propellers. Perhaps we will see a complete Drone being launched showcasing this new platform!   Don’t forget the Mobile World Congress starts next week, sign up to our newsletter below to not miss out on any...

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DJI Mavic Pro Firmware Update Guide

Posted by on 9:29 pm in DJI Mavic, Entry Level | 4 comments

DJI Mavic Pro Firmware Update Guide

Welcome to our DJI Mavic Pro Firmware Update Guide. Here you will find the steps necessary to update the Firmware on your Mavic Pro. Firmware updates can be daunting when doing them for the first time, but rest assured we will walk you through all the steps required to get a successful update. Let’s get your Mavic Pro updated. Firmware updates can reset all settings, so be sure you note the settings that are important to you prior to updating. Release Notes Release Notes for version v01.03.0200 Improved gimbal performance when flying in low temperatures. Added Cinematic Mode for smoother the footage. Release Notes for version v01.03.0000 Added AR route display in TapFly mode when used with the DJI GO 4 app. Added a vibration warning for the remote controller when the aircraft enters ATTI mode. Added wind speed evaluation and a high wind speed warning. Added more film looks and color modes (when used with the DJI GO 4 app). All Release notes (for current and earlier versions) are also available for download here. Mavic Firmware Update Steps Install the DJI Assistant 2 on your PC or Mac. Link >Here< Launch the Assistant 2 Software Ensure the Mavic has a charged battery Plug the Mavic into the computer with a USB Micro cable Turn on the Mavic Pro (Don’t forget to remove the gimbal brace from behind the gimbal) Select your Mavic Pro in the Assistant 2 Software Select the firmware update you would like to install in this case it was V01.03.0200 Click Start Update Let the Assistant 2 do its thing. The fans may turn on inside the Mavic for cooling. It’s a good idea to take off the gimbal cover to allow for sufficient airflow. The Software downloads the firmware update you selected The Software transfers the firmware update to the Mavic Pro The Software then finally installs/updates the firmware update onto your Mavic Pro Finally, when the updated firmware is successfully installed you will receive the following screen Please note you may not be finished! The remote control and the batteries could also require updating. Read on!   Update the Firmware on the DJI Mavic Pro Remote Control Once you have updated the firmware on your Mavic Pro drone you can update the firmware on its remote control. Follow the following steps to do so: Ensure the remote control is fully charged. Connect the remote control to the PC or Mac using the microUSB cable you used for updating the Mavic Pro Power on the remote control Launch the Assistant 2 Software Select the “RC for Mavic Pro” Select the firmware you would like to updated onto your remote control Once successfully installed you will get the following screen If the firmware update didn’t released an update for the Mavic’s Intelligent Batteries then you are all set. Be sure to test the firmware in a wide open area away from humans, pets, buildings, and trees. Check your settings as the firmware update may have reset them all.   Let us know in the comments if you have any issues. If this helped you update your DJI Mavics Firmware please share this page with a friend and be sure to join our newsletter below for more relevant drone...

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DJI Mavic Pro Accessories – Everything you need to know

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DJI Mavic Pro Accessories – Everything you need to know

The Mavic Pro from DJI has been out for a few months now. DJI frequently releases new accessories for the Mavic Pro. This page is updated when new accessories are available, so be sure to check back often. Now check out the newest accessories for the DJI Mavic Pro!   DJI Mavic Accessories The newest items are at the top of the page. We’ve also included replacement items, so you can easily find items such as the Gimbal Cover. Just in case you lose or scratch yours, or you want to modify one. Mavic ND Filters (Mavic Pro ND Filter Set) ND or Neutral Density filters reduce the amount of light that enters the lens of the Mavic’s camera. Why would you want this? In bright conditions, the Mavic will be forced to use super quick shutter speeds, which is the opposite of what you want. For smooth cinematic footage, you should normally double your framerate (fps) as your shutter speed. When the sun is out during the day this is impossible, therefore Video-, Foto- and Cinematographers rely on ND filters. They reduce each color the same amount so there aren’t any adverse color shifts when filming with them. The filters snap onto the provided grooves on your Mavic’s camera lens. Normally you have to purchase each filter separately, but DJI offers this affordable Mavic ND Filter Combo Set. Mavic Remote Control Sunshade (Mavic Sunshade) Ever fly your Mavic and wish you could actually see what was displayed on your smartphone? This Mavic Sunshade for your Remote Control is for you. It features a magnetic flap which allows you to either fold the flap up to allow greater visibility of the built-in LCD screen; or fold it down for even more glare reducing goodness. You slip the antennas of your Mavic remote control into the provided antenna tubes. Finally, an accessory which also sets up the antennas perfectly for you! More details on the Sunshade here. Mavic Battery (Mavic Battery) Additional batteries allow you to stay in the air longer. Don’t let that perfect shot or sequence get ruined by running out of juice. Having at least 3-4 batteries allows for flexibility between filming and having to find place & time to charge. The official Mavic batteries can be found here. Mavic Car Charger (Mavic Car Charger) Speaking of charging your Mavic’s batteries while being on-the-go. The Mavic Car Charger allows you to charge the batteries and the remote control when you have a 12V socket available to you. Charging a battery takes around 55min for a full charge. Low-voltage protection ensures that your vehicle will be able to start if you charge many batteries while leaving the vehicle off. The charger also turns off if the temperature of your 12V port were to get too hot. It is compatible with normal 12V (12.3-16V) automobile style cigarette adapter ports, as well as 25V (25-30V) ports as found on Coaches and some RV’s. Mavic Charging Hub (Mavic Charging Hub) To make the charging process even more streamlined you can hook up to four Mavic batteries to the Mavic Charging Hub and allow them to be charged one after the other. The Hub attaches to your normal Mavic AC Charger or the Mavic Car Charger. The Hub charges the battery with the most...

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DJI Drone Christmas Specials – Up to 50% off

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DJI Drone Christmas Specials – Up to 50% off

If you’re looking for an awesome gift for that special someone, or yourself 😉 you’ve come to the right place. DJI just posted their Christmas Deals. Check them out below:   The following drones are on sale: Phantom 3 Pro Phantom 3 Standard Phantom 4 There are other non-drone deals as well, on the Osmo Mobile and the Osmo+. Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2: Each Phantom 4 Pro and Inspire 2 purchase includes a Winter Gift Set, which appear to include a pop-up Phantom card and a gray fleece scarf. Check out the XMAS & New Years Deals: (Christmas & New Years...

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Mavic Pro Unboxing – DJI’s compact drone

Posted by on 10:08 pm in DJI Mavic, Entry Level | 0 comments

Mavic Pro Unboxing – DJI’s compact drone

The new DJI Mavic Pro has revolutionized the drone industry. Up until now, the Phantom-class drone was as portable as you could get for good 4K Video and 12MP stills. The Mavic Pro changes this. Today we get to Unbox the Mavic Pro. Mavic Pro retail box First peak of the Mavic Pro Manuals and four (two for the front arms and two spares) propellers under foam packaging Cables and propeller bags removed from the retail box Everything laid out Top of the Mavic Pro drone without the front propellers installed Bottom of the Mavic Pro with gimbal cover and silicone protector still on. Right side of Mavic Pro Left side of Mavic Front arms extended into the flying position Rear arms in process of being folded out. This is about half-way unfolded to the flying configuration. Bottom of Mavic in unfolded flying configuration Top of Mavic in unfolded configuration. Mavic with front propellers and spare propellers laid out Front propellers matched up with color coded motor hub. Note the motor on the left side of the picture has 3 white stripes on the edge of the motors’ cans. The propeller with the white circle in the middle of the propeller hub goes on the motor with the white markings. The opposite motor seen on the right side of the photo, without stripes receives a matching propeller without any markings. Striped motor with matching propeller Propeller placed on top of the spring loaded motor shaft. You install the propellers by pushing down with a little force to compress the spring, then rotate until the propeller doesn’t spin further onto the motor. Releasing the propeller will lock it in place. If the propeller pops back up, twist the propeller into the other direction after pushing down on it. Installed propeller Other motor without white markings Installed propeller Mavic Pro with all four propellers installed Mavic with propellers unfolded. It literally can not get larger than this 🙂 Gimbal cover without the silicone cap Close up of the gimbal, camera and gimbal cover. You can also see the front obstacle avoidance sensors. Left front arm of the Mavic with the Arm LED visible on the tip of the arm. Removal of the gimbal clamp and gimbal protector Gimbal protector being removed Gimbal without gimbal cover. Mavic Pro GL200A remote control Rear view of the Mavic transmitter/remote control remote control unfolded to accept smartphone or tablet. Rear of the remote control The lightning cable is installed by default for iOS devices, but a microUSB and USB-C cable are also included with the Mavic for Android devices. The bottom of the remote control. Note the Fullsize USB port for attaching larger Tablets with normal USB cables. Front of the remote control Left side of the remote control featuring the included cable. Right side of the remote control with the Sport Mode switch. Powering on the remote shows a shipping charge of 41%. microUSB charging cable, spare remote control cables. Also the Mavic Pro charger, note the USB ports allowing for simultaneous remote control and smartphone charging. USB ports 10 pin Charger cable Manuals and DJI Care Refresh card. Stay tuned for the Unboxing of the Fly More Package...

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DJI releases the Phantom 4 Pro and Phantom 4 Pro+

Posted by on 8:36 pm in DJI Phantom 4, Entry Level, News | 0 comments

DJI releases the Phantom 4 Pro and Phantom 4 Pro+

At their Media Event in Los Angeles today, DJI released three new drones! The Inspire 2, Phantom 4 Pro and Phantom 4 Pro+ joined the fleet. Let’s check out the Phantom 4 Pro and Pro+. Order your Phantom 4 Pro/Pro+ Now! Features at a Glance: 1″ 20MP sensor capable of 4K/60fps & 14fps Stills Mechanical Shutter H.264 and H.265 Encoding Titanium Alloy and Magnesium Alloy construction FlightAutonomy syste adds dual rear vision sensors Infrared sensing system additionally allows a complete five direction obstacle sensing and four direction obstacle avoidance 4.3mi/7km Transmission Range 30min flight time “Draw” Waypoint Control Active Track Trace Mode Profile Mode Spotlight Mode Phantom 4 Pro: 2.4Ghz and 5.8Ghz Tx cuts through interference in busy 2.4Ghz areas Phantom 4 Pro+: Dual Frequencies from Phantom 4 Pro and: Included 5.5″ 1080P Display with 1000 cd/m2 brightness (twice that of normal smartphones Integration of Tx, Display & App allow for an even greater reduction in Video Lag Tx: Built-in HDMI Port, microSD card slot, microphone, embedded loudspeaker and Wifi connection allow images to be edited and shared on the go almost instantly Five-hour battery life on the TX with display Here are the Details: One of the main features of the Phantom 4 Pro is the new 1″ camera sensor. How large is that compared to the Phantom 3 or the Inspire 1 Pro cameras such as the X5 and X5S? On the image below we have all of the DJI sensor sizes to date. You can see that we also included Full Frame and APS-C (Canon) Sensor Sizes so you can compare to sensors you may already have used or seen in normal photography gear. (Phantom 4 Pro/Pro+ Sensor Size Comparison) (Phantom 4 Pro) (Phantom 4 Pro Feature Overview) The Phantom 4 Pro features a brand new 1″ Sensor in its upgraded camera allowing it to record 4K/60fps video and Burst Mode stills at 14 frames-per-second. (New 1″ 20MP Camera Sensor) (Five Directions of Obstacle Sensing) (Built-in Display into the Phantom 4 Pro+ Remote Control) (New Waypoint Control “Draw”) (Active Track on the Phantom 4 Pro and Pro+) (Expanded TapFly) (Upgraded Return-to-Home) (Gesture Mode) (Dual IMU and Compass) (Increased 30min Flight Time) (Full Manual Control in the DJI Go...

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Phantom 4 Pro Rumors & Leaks

Posted by on 6:36 pm in DJI Phantom 4, Leaked Photos, News | 0 comments

Phantom 4 Pro Rumors & Leaks

Everything about the DJI Phantom 4 Pro. DJI is known to be releasing another version 2 of one of their drones this year, and the Phantom 4 Pro may be the one. Everything we know about the DJI Phantom 4 Pro is available on this page. DJI is launching a new drone on Nov. 15th. Could it be the Phantom 4 Pro? Or will it be the Inspire 2? Find out everything we know on the Inspire 2 on our Inspire 2 Rumors Page. DJI filed the FCC ID application around the same time as they did for the Inspire 2. We could be seeing a Phantom 4 Pro with Ocusync soon! Phantom 4 Pro leaked via FCC Application DJI has filed an FCC application for the Phantom 4 Pro. We know that there is one more drone release due this year. It is either the Phantom 4 Pro or the Inspire...

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DJI Phantom 5 Rumors & Leaks

Posted by on 4:56 pm in DJI Phantom 5, Entry Level | 0 comments

When will the DJI Phantom 5 be released? With the DJI Mavic Pro being just released people are torn between the Phantom 4 and the Mavic Pro, should people hold out for the DJI Phantom 5? Based on past releases we still have some time till a Phantom 5 release. The DJI Mavic Pro was just announced in September, and the next drone to be up for a new release is the Inspire 2. Our best guess is that this will happen around November 8th.

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