Skip to main content

What is the DJI Mavic?

The DJI Mavic is a drone

The DJI Mavic is the latest drone of droneproducent DJI from China. The drone arrives at the end of 2016 and promises to be the most advanced drone to date. DJI has long been known as a droneontwikkelaar that is at the forefront of technological delights in private drones. With the DJI Mavic, they seem to be doing a scoop on top of this at first glance. The DJI Mavic is a built-in drone, which is fully folded and easy to carry. Once popped up, the drone is still compact, but at the same time qualitatively strong. The Mavic has a camera with which 4k video images can be shot, has a large range (up to 4000 meters) and is also very stable. The direct competitor of the DJI Mavic is the GoPro Karma, the first drone that GoPro completely self-inflicted. Although the GoPro Karma is also very advanced, the DJI Mavic Pro seems to be the provisional winner. Although pricey, the drone is even usable for professional film productions. From this perspective, the drones of DJI are quite inexpensive. It is no secret that the DJI Mavic Pro with a preliminary price of €1200.00 is on the pricey side. Many drones that also have a camera are a lot cheaper. Also with these drones, HD images can be made from the sky. Is it necessary to spend the money on the DJI Mavic Pro? This is especially the personal wishes you have, but in general the answer is clear: yes. The DJI Mavic is stable, a large range, long flying time and an ultra sharp camera. In addition, the drone can also follow an object on the autopilot, orbiting around it and flying to a certain point on the map. Also a feature like the Selfiemode is very nice, where the drone itself flies a bit from the driver and then takes a picture. If you want to buy an advanced drone, the DJI Mavic Pro is undoubtedly the ultimate. If you simply want to make fun videos from the air, a cheaper drone is also an option.

What does FPV mean?

FPV means First Person View

FPV is a technique used to watch from the ground what you would see from a flying object when you were sitting on it. You can think of drones. When the drone has FPV, you can see (often on your phone) what the drone sees. With a combination of camera, video, transmitter and receiver and a monitor or glasses you can see exactly where your drone is going. Read More

What is a Lily Camera?

The Lily Camera is a self-drone

The people behind the Lily camera call it deliberately no drone, it is a flying camera. The goal of the thing is to follow the owner and film, the main task is to create video or photo material. The Lily camera is a quadcopter and will float in the air. With a special bracelet, Lily will follow you and stay at the same distance, even if you move. Read More