DJI Spark Charging Station Review – Everything you need to know!
Feb03

DJI Spark Charging Station Review – Everything you need to know!

DJI released a new accessory for the DJI Spark drone! Today we will take a look at the DJI Spark Charging Station. This device allows you to charge your Spark drone on the go! DJI Spark Charging Station Review   (Our own video review of the charging station)   Features The charging station allows you to charge your DJI Spark, spare batteries and even any accessory which is able to be charged with a USB cable. If you have ever wished to charge batteries while on-the-go, without a power outlet available, then this is for you! Highlights: Charge & Storage location for Spark (with battery), and 2 additional spare Spark batteries 5000mAh built-in LiPo battery enough to charge 3 Spark batteries fully Different available charging modes Smart Charge Order Includes an additional AC Adapter Optional Case is the last Case you will need for your Spark!     Usage To turn on the Spark Charging Station you just tap-release-tap-and-hold the power button. Just like you turn on the DJI Spark or any other DJI drone for that matter. It’s intelligent Smart Charge Order feature ensures that you can get back into the air as quickly as possible. The batteries in the aircraft get charged first and then the spare batteries inside the Spark Charging Station. The spare batteries will be charged in order of highest remaining charge first. So if one spare battery is at 30% remaining charge and the other at 15%, the one with 30% will get charged first. This ensures the shortest charge time for the next battery being charged. Note: When the power level of the charging station gets to 5% it will stop charging and turn itself off automatically. Additionally when charging is complete or the device doesn’t find a battery or device to charge it will turn off automatically.   Different Modes Leaving Charging Station attached to External Power You can use the Spark Charging Station while plugged into an AC Outlet. This allows you to charge your batteries and the charging station at the same time. You can also only charge your smartphone or tablet via the built-in USB port. One less charger you have to carry with you on vacation!     Charging Station out in the field with no External Power Of course, the main purpose of the Spark Charging Station is to charge your Spark and its batteries out on-the-go. Once the charging station is fully charged, it’s capable of charging three DJI Spark batteries from a fully discharged state to fully charged. Of course, we don’t recommend running your batteries all the way to 0% charge as this can damage...

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DJI Mavic Air Leaks & Rumors
Jan17

DJI Mavic Air Leaks & Rumors

Everything about the DJI Mavic Air including launch details, Rumors and leaks. An announcement event is taking place on January 23rd 10AM EST. We expect to officially hear about the DJI Mavic Air at this event. The next Drone release from DJI is around the corner. Stay tuned to all updates, enter your email at the end of the article! DJI Mavic Air DJI’s consumer drones haven’t seen a real update to the Mavic segment since the Mavic Pro’s launch in October 2016. The following evolutionary update was the Mavic Platinum which featured an up to 4dB reduction in take-off and landing noise, as well as an improved flight time reaching up to 30min. The Mavic Platinum was released in August 2017. Shortly thereafter the Mavic Pro received a fully white version edition called the Alpine White Edition in November 2017. The Mavic Air will be the first big update to the Mavic line since the Mavic Pro’s debut in 2016. The next version of the Mavic was rumored to be the Mavic 2. This drone would see the inclusion of a camera similar to the 1″ sensor found on the Phantom 4 Pro/Adv. The Adventure Unfolds event could see a launch of two new Mavic drones. One being the Mavic Air with a 1/2.3″ sensor (12 MP) with zoom capabilities and the other being a Pro model with the 1″ sensor (20 MP). The next few months will see a Mavic Pro II & Phantom 5.     Read on to find out about expected features & pricing information. Live-Stream is up! Watch it live HERE! Update 14: It’s official Mavic Air is here! Check out the new DJI Mavic Air Here! (Click here to check out the new Mavic Air)   Update 13: Specs confirmed! We have just received word of the official specs of the Mavic Air. It appears to have a version of Ocusync as the range is up to 4km! Camera: 3-Axis Gimbal 1/2.3″ 12MP CMOS camera sensor Auto-panorama mode (Vertical/Wide/180°/Sphere) & HDR Photos 4K/30fps @ 100Mpbs video and 1080p/120fps slow motion video 8GB onboard memory Flight performance: 21min flight time flight control distance of 4km max speed of 68.4km/h (42.5mph / 19m/s) Supports 2.4/5.8GHz dual signal band switching Aircraft: Fuselage can be folded Remote Control can be folded Remote Control Control-Sticks can be removed Advanced features: Smart return-to-home Advanced flight support system VIO – Visual inertial odometer technology Algorithm redundancy and multi-sensor redundancy design Intelligent & Easy to use Follow Me mode Short film modes Guided flight The Mavic Air will be DJI CARE eligible and compatible with the DJI Goggles.   Update...

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DJI announces Ronin-S, Osmo Mobile 2 at CES 2018
Jan07

DJI announces Ronin-S, Osmo Mobile 2 at CES 2018

CES the worlds largest Consumer Electronics Show starts in Las Vegas tomorrow, and DJI will also be present. We have just received word that DJI is announcing two new handheld stabilizers. The Ronin-S and Osmo Mobile 2. Ronin-S Designed for DSLR and Mirrorless cameras Single hand operation Compatible with DJI Focus and other Ronin accessories Osmo Mobile 2 Designed for smartphones Allows for charging of smartphone Up to 15 hour battery life Check both out at the links above! We are happy to see the Ronin-S, since we have been waiting for a smaller version of the Ronin, however, one interesting question that remains is pricing. We are also releasing our DJI Spark Charging Station Review soon. Stay tuned!...

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The Best and Worst Black Friday Drone Deals
Nov23

The Best and Worst Black Friday Drone Deals

We detail the best Black Friday Drone Deals! Black Friday Drone Deals Happy Thanksgiving to those that celebrate! Luckily everyone benefits from Black Friday. We have looked through the Black Friday Deals and filtered through them to show you the best ones. If you have had your eye on a drone, this may be the time for you to grab one. The best discounts: Spark $100 off (20% off!) & Free extras ( Landing Pad, prop holders, hand guard) Mavic Pro Fly More Combo $150 off (12%) and Free extras (Landing Pad, Propeller Holders, Control Stick Protector) Osmo Mobile (black & silver) $100 (33% off!) Phantom 4 Pro – Free extras (High Capacity Battery, Landing Pad, MicroSD card) Phantom 4 Advanced – Free extras (High Capacity Battery, Landing Pad, MicroSD card)(Note: The free extras don’t show up in your cart, they automatically get added though if ordered through these links and before the deadline). The not so hot deals: DJI Goggles $50 off (must buy with drone) Mavic pro Alpine White Combo $50 off Osmo+ $100 off (14%)These deals are valid from Nov 22, 9:00 pm, and Nov 27, 11:59pm (UTC-8 / Pacific Time), 2017. The rest of the fine print can be read here. Interesting Gear for Mavic & Spark We just came across this page with some new accessories. The Seagate HD can, of course, be used for all drones. Check out the new aftermarket accessories from PolarPro, PGYTech, Seagate, Pelican and Peak Design HERE (items up to 20% off)...

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DJI Mavic Pro Platinum leaked!
Aug29

DJI Mavic Pro Platinum leaked!

[Confirmed: Mavic Pro Platinum is real] It looks like not only Apple will make a splash with the new iPhones in the coming weeks. We have just gotten word that DJI is rumored to release a DJI Mavic Pro Platinum. Pre-order the DJI Mavic Pro Platinum >Click HERE!< DJI Mavic Pro Platinum confirmed! Be sure that you see the leaked images throughout the page. UPDATE 4: Newly leaked images of the Mavic Pro Platinum The following images were just leaked: (The DJI Mavic Pro Platinum showcased in leaked product photograph) (The rumored ESCs are listed in this product page excerpt) The text reads: “New FOC sinusoidal driver ESCs and 8331 propellers mean that up to 4 dB (60%) of aircraft noise has been lowered during takeoff and landing, and the Mavic Pro Platinum’s maximum flight time has been extended to 30 minutes, providing a quieter and more enjoyable flight experience. UPDATE 3: Mavic Pro Platinum specs We know the new Mavic Pro Platinum will be announced tomorrow during the IFA DJI Announcement we mentioned in the Update 1 below. What will this drone have, to separate itself from the normal Mavic? This new drone will feature: 3 minute longer flight time newly designed ESC’s (electronic speed control) The drone will be quite a bit quieter. 60% quieter during takeoff and landing. new advanced propellers that allow for this extra flight time and quieter flight characteristics new color only available to the Platinum edition UPDATE 2: Mavic Pro Platinum prop found on DJI’s Site! Would you look at that, the propellers found in the leaked Mavic Pro Platinum images are on an official DJI Page! Check the leaked propeller yourself HERE! “A new Adventure unfolds” the image reads. UPDATE 1: The Mavic Pro Platinum is coming! DJI is holding a Press Conference tomorrow on August 31st at the IFA Conference in Berlin, Germany. The Press Conference will take place at 17:00 local time which is 11:00 ET (NY) Time. The official DJI Press Release will be available here!  Details are thin but the following two images give the rumors some credit. From the first glance, the newly designed propellers stick out as a new change. Surely you can just purchase the propellers separately after launch so there has to be more to the platinum version of the mavic pro. Note the redesigned propellers and Mavic Pro Platinum on the front left arm of the drone     This is a developing story so stay tuned. Join our email list below to never miss out on DJI drone...

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The DJI Spark is here!
May24

The DJI Spark is here!

DJI just announced the much rumored and leaked DJI Spark! The Spark is a brand new mini drone from the leader in drones, DJI. The feature packed little package offers a lot of the features found in DJIs larger more expensive drones. The DJI Spark allows you to capture images and video in the moment, as you can control it and capture images with just gesture controls. No phone or remote control required! Let’s dive into the exciting features of the Spark: (Available in 5 different colors) DJI Spark Features Camera   Mechanical Gimbal The 2-axis mechanical gimbal in addition to UltraSmooth technology reduces shake and rolling shutter. This allows your images and video to be stable and sharp. Powerful Lens Images are sharp, vivid due to its f/2.6 wide-angle lens with a 25mm equivalent focal length. The lens also has been designed to reduce color aberration and distortion. The lens features 5 lens elements. 1/2.3″ Sensor A larger camera sensor than in an iPhone 7 allows you to capture stabilized video at 1080p and stills at 12MP. The large sensor allows for use of larger pixels which improve low light performance and color accuracy. The camera also allows you to take automatic panorama photos as well as ShallowFocus pictures. This is a similar feature to the iPhone 7 plus’ Portrait mode where the background of the image gets magically blurred allowing for that professional look.   Flight Performance The DJI Spark will fly up to 50 km/h (31mph) in sports mode (RC required) 2km HD Wi-Fi Video Transmission 16 minute max flight time 1480 mAh 3S LiPo (Lithium Polymer) intelligent batteries are monitored using 12 protection functions FPV flight possible with DJI Goggles FlightAutonomy Sparks Systems include the main camera Vision Positioning System (VPS) 3D Sensing System Dual Band GPS (GPS/GLONASS) Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) 24 powerful computing cores Return-to-home (RTH) All these systems allow the DJI Spark to hover accurately anywhere while utilizing its VPS assistance up to 30m (98ft) and sense obstacles from up to 5m (16ft) away. Interactive Features Quick Launch – With “Face-Aware” Spark lifts off directly from your hand once it recognizes your face. It will then hover in place seconds after being turned on. Simple Control – This allows you to use gesture control to move the drone as well as take pictures. No more asking strangers to take a picture of your group! Create with Ease using QuickShots – Intelligent flight modes allow you to capture videos like a professional drone pilot. Create cinematic footage right away. Quick Shots Rocket – The Spark will ascend with the camera facing downward creating an amazing zoom out...

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