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DJI, DJI Inspire, Drones, Phantom -

By Dave Estment It’s been challenging getting my DJI Inspire booked onto aeroplanes, due to its size and controversial looks, which caused airport security to give me a hard time – as if I were about to highjack the plane or something sinister like that. To address this issue, it was time to look for a smaller drone that could up the game technologically and produce even better imagery.The Inspire has served us faithfully for the last three years, producing world class HD video at up to 120 frames per second for amazing slo-mo footage that has blown our clients...

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DJI Inspire, Drones, Laws, Mavic, Phantom -

Curious about some of the range specifications for the various DJI products? Search no more.  Here's a bit of useful information from our friend Grant recording the times at Pretoria altitude.  In South Africa, we fall within the CE Specifications, the same as Europe, and that means we are limited to half the transmission power as compared to the USA. DJI automatically adjusts the power output of the transmitters depending where the craft is being flown. This is not something that can be bypassed. SO LET'S TAKE A LOOK AT THE DIFFERENT MODELS: TYPE OF DJI DRONE:  RANGE SPECIFIED IN...

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Written by Daryl-Leigh Preuss The DJI Phantom 4 Pro and Pro +, the ideal drones for hobbyists and professionals alike! Take a closer look at these incredible aircraft's. What's the difference between the DJI Phantom 4 Pro & Pro +:The difference between the Pro and Pro+ drones, is that the Pro+ unit has a built in screen on the remote (there is thus no need to connect to your phone or tablet). The drones, themselves, are exactly the same.   Specifications: 1-inch 20-megapixel sensor Shoots 4K/60fps video Burst Mode stills at 14fps Airframe made from titanium and magnesium reducing weight Five-directions of obstacle...

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By Luke Maximo Bell The Parrot Disco is one of Parrot's latest drones. What makes the Disco unique from the rest is the fact that it’s a fixed wing drone. You’re probably wondering what the benefit of using a fixed wing drone is, and the answer to that question is speed and battery life.  Battery Life And Speed: The Disco claims to reach speeds of up to 80km/h or 50mp/h, which is faster than any mass produced drone on the market today. In my testing I actually got up to 100km/h or 70mp/h which is very impressive! The other benefit...

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DJI, Drones, Mavic, Phantom -

[Update] When did the Mavic Pro stock arrive? By Bernice van der Westhuizen  PROFESSIONAL VERSUS HOBBYIST The Mavic Pro was launched on the 27th of September 2016 and in only a few short hours, has taken the world by storm. Already comparisons, debates and discussions are taking place to determine whether this drone is the ruler of them all. Before we even dive into the debate between the GoPro Karma and the DJI Mavic Pro, let’s first take a look at how the launch of the DJI Mavic Pro will influence the popularity and relevance of its predecessor, the DJI Phantom...

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