Simply days after DJI took the wraps off the Mavic 3, tech YouTuber DC Rainmaker examined the brand new fowl in gusty winds so that you don’t should.
Amazingly, the brand new quadcopter handles the abysmal situations with beautiful success, the captured footage silky easy and a pleasure to observe.
Try the flight within the video beneath.
As waves batter the shoreline, DC Rainmaker notes that the video is just not sponsored by DJI, including that he purchased the drone himself.
The video begins by displaying the Mavic 3 hovering simply above the bottom, buffeted by 37 mph (60 kph) winds however holding fairly regular. DC Rainmaker then launches the flying machine out over the water, switching to the footage captured by the plane itself.
Hopping between completely different modes, settings, and lenses, and with a “sturdy wind” warning displaying prominently on the show, DJI’s new quadcopter stays within the air (which is what you need with a model new $2,200 machine), with the footage remaining remarkably regular the entire time.
Notably spectacular is the stationary shot on the 2:40 mark that appears straight down, with the picture remaining rock stable because of the Mavic 3’s three-axis gimbal and onboard software program serving to the drone to carry its place.
Whereas DC Rainmaker makes use of footage from the controller display for a few of his video, he additionally contains loads of 5.1K/4K footage so you will get a deal with on the image high quality delivered by the drone’s Hasselblad dual-camera system.
General, you’ll be actually impressed with how the Mavic 3 handles the atrocious situations, although DJI would strongly discourage you from flying any of its drones — together with the Mavic 3 — in such terrible climate. In spite of everything, the footage could have been regular, however one freak gust and the plane may’ve been in deep trouble.
Should you’re new to DJI’s Mavic 3, try Digital Tendencies’ overview for extra particulars, and don’t neglect our full hands-on overview of the brand new quadcopter, too.