DJI’s $309 RC distant is now suitable with its Mavic 3 drones: Digital Pictures Evaluate


DJI’s Mavic 3 and Cine fashions will be powered with the expensive RC Professional or extra reasonably priced DJI RC distant controllers.

In the event you purchased the usual Mavic 3 drone, which was launched this previous November and begins at a little bit over $2,000, it’s possible you’ll not wish to use your smartphone to connect with DJI’s Fly app to function it. And in the event you do not wish to shell out $1,199 for the RC Professional distant that comes with the pricier Cine mannequin (which retails for a hefty $4,999), you then’ll be glad to listen to DJI has now made its cheaper ($309) RC distant suitable with each the Mavic 3 and Mavic 3 Cine.

Till now, the now-discontinued RC-N1 distant was the go-to reasonably priced possibility for powering the essential Mavic 3. The DJI RC distant, launched with the Mini 3 Professional drone in Might, an ideal alternative for the RC-N1, however even after DJI made it accessible to buy individually, it wasn’t able to working with DJI’s line of Mavic 3 drones, till now.

Beginning at $309, the DJI RC is now suitable with each the essential and Cine fashions, though the Cine fashions include the extra superior RC Professional distant, so until you got a Cine drone outdoors of a equipment, there’s little profit to this new assist. For Mavic 3 homeowners, nonetheless, it is a welcomed addition, contemplating the RC Professional prices over 3 times as a lot because the DJI RC distant.

At 390g, the DJI RC is light-weight and simple to deal with. It boasts a 5.5-inch, 700-nit show able to streaming a 1080p/60fps stay feed at an as much as 15km (9.3 mile) vary – due to DJI’s O3+ transmission system. Whereas it received a glowing overview in our Mini 3 Professional protection, one limitation it has versus the RC Professional is that you simply can not obtain every other third celebration apps to energy your drone.

The DJI RC and DJI RC Professional work with each the essential and Cine Mavic 3 fashions. One is considerably extra expensive than the opposite.

DJI is just not one to cannibalize their product line so if you’d like sure advantages, you will nonetheless have to buy the Mavic 3 Cine combo or the costlier DJI RC Professional distant, individually, which additionally works with the essential Mavic 3. For these not wanting to make use of their smartphones to fly their Mavic 3, nonetheless, this newest improvement is the most effective of stories.


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