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DJI Inspire 1 Battery Charge Time 1

DJI Inspire 1 Battery Charge Time

 

When it comes to drone photography, you want to spend most of your time in the air capturing picturesque shots rather than worrying about technical things, like waiting for your battery to charge.

 

The battery that comes with the Inspire 1 is a high-capacity 4500mAh battery called the DJI Intelligent Flight Battery. It is made unique from DJI. It has a voltage of 22.2V and weighs about 1.3lb or 570g, bringing the entire drone to 6.5lb or 2.9kg, which makes this drone both efficient and powerful.

 

Remember that your battery must be fully charged before it can be used for the first time. Charging your battery is simple; it is much like charging any other device. Just plug in the battery to the DJI-approved charger, and then plug that charger into a power outlet. If you try to use a different charger than what is specified, that charger may be in danger of overheating.

The DJI Inspire 1 battery typically gives the drone about 18 minutes of charged airtime. However, the TB48 - 5700mAh extra battery will provide up to 22 minutes. You are probably eager to get in the most flying time you can, and, with the DJI Inspire 1, you get plenty of that. Up to 18 to 20 minutes of flight is perfect for aerial video, animal tracking, and any number of scenic shoots.

Although the Inspire 1 battery offers 18 minutes of flight time, remember that there are other factors that will affect your battery’s capabilities and that may reduce airtime: wind velocity, the net weight of the load a drone is carrying, and the task of the flight. Flying in low temperatures will also significantly reduce battery capacity. Similarly, if you push your drone to its speed limits, the battery will run out of juice much sooner than if you take your drone at a leisurely pace or let it hover—which is most efficient. Make sure you take your drone out in optimum conditions if possible.

The battery comes with a number of protections that allow it to function properly. A few of these protections are that the battery will automatically stop charging when it is full; the battery will only charge at suitable temperatures; the power supply will cut off when a short circuit is identified; and an app will indicate if a battery cell becomes damaged.

In order to maximize battery power, the Inspire 1 battery comes with a sleep mode that kicks in after the drone has been inactive for over 10 minutes. Also, there are LED lights located beneath the power button on the outside of the battery that will indicate the current battery level and power cycle. If you need to check the battery level, simply push the power button once while the battery is powered down, and the corresponding LEDs will light up. To check battery power, press the power button and hold it for 5 seconds and the LEDs will once again light up.

If you need more information on your particular battery as it operates, it will be provided to the master controller.

Why is the DJI Inspire 1 the Best Quadcopter? 0

Why is the DJI Inspire 1 the Best Quadcopter?

 

There are several great quadcopters on the market. So, what makes the DJI Inspire 1 the best?

 

First of all, the Inspire1 is hands-down one of the most advanced drones out there. Also, many other drones do not always come with all the necessary parts you need—like a camera, gimbal, or GPS. And many of these drones also need to be constructed before you can even think about flying. The Inspire 1 comes ready to fly, and it has everything; you don’t have to purchase a camera or install a gimbal.

 

The Inspire 1 comes at a price of $2,899, making it one of the most expensive drones on the market. But its advanced design and features make it well worth the price. Everything about the Inspire 1—from the camera to the remote control—is high quality, which makes it perfect for any professional endeavor.

 

Another indispensable feature is the craft’s durability. The quadcopter design and smart positioning systems allows the Inspire 1 to be safely flown indoors as well as outdoors without causing damage to itself or its environment. If the drone does get damaged, there is an entire team of technicians ready to repair it, no matter the damage.

 

The DJI Inspire 1 comes with a unique, high-capacity 4500mAh battery called the DJI Intelligent Flight Battery. It has a voltage of 22.2V. It weighs about 1.3lb or 570g, bringing the entire drone to 6.5lb or 2.9kg, which makes this drone both efficient and powerful. With this battery, the drone gets up to 18 minutes of flight time, which is far more time than most other drones offer.

When purchasing many drones you also have to purchase a camera. The Inspire 1 doesn’t just come with a camera; it comes with a really good 4k camera. With the controller, you can capture quality photo and video from your soaring drone while you remain safely on the ground. You can control video-recording, playback, and shutter with a few simple buttons. And a dial allows you to adjust more specific camera settings. Another dial controls the gimbal to give your camera an unobstructed, 360-degree view. By controlling this gimbal with your remote, you can keep your camera focused on one particular location while also flying your drone in any direction.

To help with camera and flight control, you can also add additional remotes so that you don’t have to worry about flying and capturing pictures at the same time. With a friend on a second remote, controlling all camera features, you can worry solely about the drone’s movements.

Beyond battery, camera, and controller capabilities, the Inspire 1 is also designed to be easily upgradeable as the camera and gimbal can be removed without difficulty. That way you can stay on the edge of updated drone technology without buying a new drone every few years.

The DJI Inspire 1 is not just a competitive option when put up against other quadcopters; its impressive technology and features surpass those of any other drone on the market.

How to Fly a DJI Inspire 1 0

How to Fly a DJI Inspire 1

 

If you are an avid drone flyer, you probably cannot wait to get the DJI Inspire 1 off the ground. While other drones come with varying, impressive features, the Inspire 1 is a dream. When you take it to the skies you will be amazed that you are in control of a craft so powerful and sleek and that can extend your reach beyond anything you’ve thought was possible. It is truly . . . well, inspiring. Not to mention it is extraordinarily easy to fly.

 

The advanced, Inspire 1 system comes with a controller, GPS, gimbal, and top-of-the-line camera. All parts of the drone intelligently communicate with each other to give you a smooth flight. And it arrives ready to fly—no major assembly required! So once you’ve got your Inspire 1, the first order of business is learning how to fly.

 

First, you want to familiarize yourself with the remote control. The single remote controls every movement the drone makes, mostly through the two toggle sticks on the top surface of the remote. You will control nose direction, forward and backward pitch, and rotation of the drone, among other things. Then, with the transformation switch, you can lower or raise the landing gear. But, you don’t have to worry about your landing skills if you just press the RTH button on the transformation switch which will return the drone to the last home point automatically.

 

There is also a flight mode switch which puts the Inspire 1 into three different flight modes. The two you will mostly use are the GPS mode and altitude mode. For your first flight you will want to use GPS mode since this is safer, but, once you get the handle of your drone, you might want to try using altitude mode since this will generally give you a smoother flight.

 

The trickiest part of flying your drone will be coordinating the toggles on your remote controller to adjust flight. To make the drone take off, simply move the toggles to the bottom inside corners. But don’t forget to calibrate your drone before taking off. After that, the left toggle stick will control the throttle and rotation. The right stick will control forward and backward movement as well as side to side.

 

After you familiarize yourself with the remote controller, you want to consider a few factors that will affect how long you have your drone in the air. Generally, a drone’s flight time will depend mostly on battery capabilities. But this will fluctuate depending on wind velocity, the net weight of the load a drone is carrying, and the task of the flight. If you sacrifice one factor for another, you will be able to optimize flight time. Or, similarly, you can increase or decrease flight time by removing or adding troublesome factors.

 

You are probably eager to get in the most flying time you can and, with the DJI Inspire 1, you get up to 18 to 20 minutes of flight, which is perfect for aerial video, animal tracking, and any number of scenic shoots.

Troubleshooting: Fixing your DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire Controller after an update to the firmware / software 7

Troubleshooting: Fixing your DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire Controller after an update to the firmware / software

Recent "Fix it" thread that led to a successful fix:

 

 

Customer Question....
"Matt, please help.  New update just announced.  Downloaded update and applied to controller, I think successfully.  Then tried to apply to drone. Audio signals from camera indicated success.  Removed sim card to look at txt file, which said “updating” (or something like that). Reinserted card into camera and powered up the Inspire.  Very strange behavior. Continues with loud beeping.  Tried another date card with the dowloaded software, same result.
As you may see, the camera is transmitting and the app says safe to fly, but not.  How do I recover the machine?
Please help.  My time is short because I am commissioned to fly while white blossoms are out, about another day or two."
Our Tech Responds......

"Erase card
Put firmware on card
Put in camera
Power up."   (SHORT AND SWEET :))

Customer Responds.....
"Tried your suggestion,reformatted card, re-added 3 upgrade files.  Initial drone reaction was same loud beeping, finally terminating and giving way to more typical softer beeping from camera,  After sone minutes beeping reverted to normal  d-dd sound as before signaling successful completion.  Turned off drone, inspected file, which indicated successful completion.  Tried whole system, bird flew normally.
Cannot begin to thank you for your timely and your accurate response,  This kind of super responsive and caring customer service is what makes companies like yours successful.
Thanks so very much for helping me
Very best"