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How do DJI drones achieve such long flight times compared to traditional FPV drones?

There's no magic technology, it's just a difference in design goals. FPV drones are designed for speed, performance and robustness, DJI drones are designed for duration and carrying a gimbled camera. ...
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Can I use two 2s lipo batteries to power my FPV DJI goggles?

Connecting the batteries in series or parallel brings two new issues with it that you need to consider before you start using them and they are both related to batteries that are not on the same ...
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Which Goggles are best alternatives for Digital FPV Systems?

To use a DJI air unit, you must have the DJI goggles, period. Fatshark's Shark Byte system is a cheaper alternative for digital fpv. Shark Byte works with any goggle that will take hdmi input. If your ...
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How high can the Mavic Mini fly?

The maximum altitude is 3000m (about 9800 ft.) (Note that this is relative to mean sea level, not the ground.) Sources: DJI Mavic Mini "Specs" page (under "Max Takeoff Altitude") ...
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How do DJI drones achieve such long flight times compared to traditional FPV drones?

This is a good question. In short, While DJI drones certainly have a lot of engineering and design put into them, the way they achieve long flight times is no secret. The DJI drones' long flight times ...
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DJI Mini 2 Mapping Capabilities

There are two parts to mapping with a Mini 2. Autopilot App - No autopilot apps will work with the Mini 2 until DJI releases the SDK. Expect Dronelink to provide support for the Mini 2 quickly after ...
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Are drone batteries more prone to swelling than other li-ion batteries?

I think that puffing is generally a result of overheating, or over-discharging. As you say, drones push their batteries hard. They can use a battery in 5 minutes and can draw very high current peaks ...
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DJI spreading wings 900 propeller size

Here's a picture of the blades. I rotated it and measured it with an image editing program. The lower blade is 918 pixels long and 215 pixels wide at the root, 76 pixels wide at the tip. If each ...
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DJI spreading wings 900 propeller size

Short answer: You cannot from the stated dimensions Pitch is more about angle of the blades (it's a bit more complicated, and is also an outdated calculation, see "advance ratio", from which ...
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How to use real DJI controller in simulator

The transmitter needs to appear as a USB joystick to the computer. This is often displayed as 'HID' (human input device). At least, that's for desktops, I don't know if Android is the same. I've no ...
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Can additional meta information be automatically stored with DJI-mini-2 images

The Mavic Mini, the Mavic, and the Mavic 2 do store these data. The latitude, longitude, altitude (meters above the WGS84 elipsoid), and azimuth will be written to standard EXIF tags. The pitch, ...
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Where to find the recievers modules on dji series?

The DJI receivers are not separate modules in these drones. For example, internal images of the Mavic 2 Pro are available here; in the bottom image on page 5 of the PDF, you can see the two U.FL ...
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What type of connector is used on the DJI manifold 2?

Based on some searches, I think this connector is purposely undocumented as DJI states clearly on sites that sell the official cable: Note: Only use a DJI UART cable such as this one to connect your ...
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AliExpress drone vs DJI Pro 2

It's relatively easy (for you or a factory in China) to buy a set of components and put together a drone, but just looking at the raw specs doesn't tell you the whole story. For a start there are some ...
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Zenmuse P1 picture quality worse than X7

Rather than continuing in comments, I feel confident enough about the information we have to give an answer. The differences between the theoretically adjustable settings (shutter speed, aperature) ...
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Charge Tello while powered on?

Charge controller solution Many (cheap) charge controllers have difficulty both charging and providing power at the same time. Look into how solar/off-grid guys do lithium charging (you need a ...
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Can I use two 2s lipo batteries to power my FPV DJI goggles?

Yes. When we talk about a multi-cell battery like a 4s battery, what we're actually talking about is a collection of cells are connected in series. If you were to disassemble a 4s battery and the ...
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Can I use two 2s lipo batteries to power my FPV DJI goggles?

Using two 2s batteries should work just fine. Just make sure that the connecter you buy is a series connecter in order to get the 4s voltage. (series = added voltage, parallel = added capacity). And ...
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PhaseOne iXM-100 IIQ to JPG

PhaseONE now provides an SDK to decode IIQ files into TIFF files only. Once it is in TIFF format however it can be converted to JPEG. I have used this SDK to write a simply binary which performs a ...
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Drone in Italy as a tourist - Where/what to do?

So far as I can tell (as of 30th September 2020) Italian drone regulations are available first-hand here - but only in Italian; as I am not an Italian speaker you will need to locate a reputable ...
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Does the Mavic Mini 2 drone support the DJI FPV controller and goggles?

As @strepto said, the Mavic Mini 2 is not supported by DJIs FPV system, they are only promoting their (very expensive) DJI FPV drone for FPV flying these days. There are however various hacks to use ...
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DJI Mavic Pro Navigation System Error, After Crash

The issue was actually from the IMU not sending out commands! Had to replace the whole ESC board, and it worked, finally!!!
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QGIS KML to DJI Pilot 2 for Flight Route

Based on this post, this solution works great: ...
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PhaseOne iXM-100 IIQ to JPG

It's not python, but there is a person on the libraw forum who shares C++ code to convert IIQ to tif. I haven't actually tested out their code, but from what I understand of your needs it should work. ...
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Help on get the information about mavic3

Range is how far away the drone can go whereas fly distance is the total distance the drone can fly. Fly distance is thus 30km (twice 15km) because in order to have a range of 15 km the drone has to ...
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Does DJI Mini [2] have the same geofencing as other DJI drones?

DJI publish their geo-fenced areas on their website: https://www.dji.com/uk/flysafe/geo-map You can select your area and model at the top of the page; a quick check suggests the Mini currently has ...
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Zenmuse P1 picture quality worse than X7

I am having a very similar experience with my P1, cant get the greens I need to run weed detection over my Orthocollages, with my photo's coming back washed out an somewhat saturated. I tried ISO and ...
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How to use DJI Mini2 to do 3D Photogrammetry?

By searching YouTube for "DJI mini photogrammetry" you will find some useful tutorial videos. For example, try this one (which teaches how to do photogrammetry with manual controls, without ...
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DJI F450 ESC calibration fail

I have used the FS-i6, it was my first radio. The throttle is generally on the left, and it is generally mode 2. In your case, it doesn't appear to be the case. So it might be useful to check in the ...
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Specs of the XT30 port on DJI M600 PRO

Your question asks about the XT30 connector. I found this diagram which lists the specs of the XT30 connector: However, this source suggests that the Matrice 600 pro has an XT60, not an XT30. It ...
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