DJI enters the drone racing house with new FPV drone

Drone racing has at all times appeared extremely fascinating to me, however in case you’ve ever seen a video concerning the interest on YouTube, you’ll know that creating your personal first-person view (FPV) drone generally is a time-consuming and costly course of.

With the DJI $1,748 FPV Bundle, the China-based firm goals to make FPV drone flying and racing extra accessible.

The DJI FPV bundle contains the sleek-looking drone, the V2 model of its headset and a devoted controller. The firm additionally sells a $269 movement controller that permits the pilot to regulate the drone by movement gestures.


DJI says its new FPV drone options high-performance motors, a sturdy design and its third-generation OcuSnyc know-how that powers the transmission of 1440 x 180p 60fps video with a 142-degree field-of-view, to the accompanying headset.

The drone options three completely different flight modes: Normal (N) ends in it working similar to most DJI drones, together with warning you when objects are close to and slowing down, Manual (M) Mode, which is designed for skilled customers and offers you full management over it, and Sports (S) mode, a mix of M and N.

Each mode contains a completely different high pace, with Normal coming in at 72km/h (roughly 45mp/h), Sport hitting about 96kmp/h (about 60mp/h) and Manual reaching a most of 140km/h (roughly 87mp/h).

Other options embrace a devoted Emergency Brake, a Hover characteristic, Visual Positioning Sensors, 4x Slow Motion in 1080p and FailSafe return that brings the drone again to a particular start line with the contact of a button. Battery-life measures in at roughly 20 minutes of flight time, says DJI.


It’s value noting that because the DJI FPV weighs 795g, it requires a license in Canada. More info might be discovered at this hyperlink.

The DJI FPV combo prices $1,749 in Canada and the movement controller prices $269. The DJI FPV and its varied equipment can be found now on DJI’s web site.

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Written by Gideon


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