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DJI has ‘successfully addressed’ TB50 and TB55 battery issue

DJI has concluded its investigation into the issue concerning some TB50 and TB55 batteries reporting incorrect power levels in late 2018. The Chinese-based technology giant says that the current firmware (v01.02.0301), which was issued in December and adds a redundancy algorithm to the battery management system, has ‘successfully addressed’ the small number of early Return-To-Home (RTH) or Automatic Landing (AL) cases triggered by initial conservative measures DJI implemented during its investigation. ‘No need for another firmware update this month’ After extensive testing and close-performance monitoring, DJI has determined that the... Read More

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Heliguy assisting UK airports with drone detection

North-East UAV specialist Heliguy has been assisting major UK airports with their drone-detection systems, as well as showcasing other options to enhance defences. Prompted by December’s chaos at Gatwick, followed more recently by disruption at Heathrow, Heliguy has been called to numerous airports to share its knowledge in UAV tracking and monitoring. Working with these airports – which cannot be identified for security reasons – Heliguy has been using its experience to test existing drone-detection systems in place, as well as demonstrating DJI AeroScope – a state-of-the-art UAV monitor. As part... Read More

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New DJI Smart Controller released

DJI has today announced the release of a Smart Controller – designed to maximise your outdoor aerial experience with the Mavic 2 series of drones and any other aircraft equipped with OcuSync 2.0 technology. This new portable device boasts an ultra-bright screen, intuitive controls and a series of features to share visual content quickly and easily. The DJI Smart Controller is priced £579 and is available to pre-order from Heliguy. Key features Built-in ultra-bright 5.5-inch 1080p screenOcuSync 2.0 Full-HD video transmissionExtremely portable, with detachable control sticksOperates in temperatures from -20°C... Read More

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DJI Mavic 2 Zoom v DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise v DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

2018 was a busy and productive year for the Mavic Series of drones, with DJI unveiling no fewer than five iterations. The year began with the release of the Mavic Air, then the Mavic 2 Zoom and Pro in the summer, followed by the Mavic 2 Enterprise in the autumn, before closing 2018 with the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual. In their own right, each drone within this Mavic quintet has its own quirks and uses, but this particular blog post focuses on the Mavic 2 Zoom, Mavic 2 Enterprise and... Read More

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UAV for Christmas: Your guide to drone regulations

It’s Christmas, and Santa Claus might have left a new drone underneath your tree. If this is the case, then there’s a good chance that you can’t wait to take it out of the box and start your first flight. After all, owning a UAV is exciting –  they’re fun to fly and you can capture some great images and footage. But before you take to the skies, it’s very important that you understand the rules and regulations about using a drone to ensure that your flight is enjoyable, legal... Read More

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DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual: How thermal cameras can help you

Following the launch of DJI’s Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual, Heliguy Insider takes a look at how the drone’s thermal-imaging capabilities can play a crucial role in saving lives, fighting fires and carrying out utility inspections. After much-anticipation – including several cryptic promotional Twitter messages from DJI – the new UAV was officially unveiled yesterday. And the Chinese-based technology giant’s latest release has the tools to be a real game-changer for a cross-section of users, including those at the very heart of public safety. The Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features the... Read More

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DJI launch Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual

DJI has released the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual – a portable industrial drone equipped with powerful, side-by-side visual and thermal cameras that provide commercial pilots a reliable tool to operate better, safer and quicker in challenging environments. Developed in partnership with FLIR Systems, the Mavic 2 Enterprise Dual features the compact design of DJI’s Mavic 2 Series drones with the same array of advanced controls and accessories found in the Mavic 2 Enterprise. When DJI and FLIR first introduced the XT camera in 2015, we opened up a range of new... Read More

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DJI issues further TB50 and TB55 firmware updates

DJI has released new firmware updates for users of TB50 and TB55 batteries which address the small number of reports of Matrice 200 Series drones experiencing early Return-to-Home (RTH) or Automatic Landing (AL). These cases are not due to product performance issues, but are false alarms triggered by conservative measures DJI implemented last month to prevent any further potential of M200 series drones experiencing loss of power mid-flight. A TB55 battery DJI continues a thorough investigation of the root cause of the issue until it is fully resolved. DJI says... Read More

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Best consumer drones to buy for Christmas 2018

The Christmas countdown is well and truly on, and with just one week to go until the big day, Heliguy Insider has compiled a list of the best consumer drones to buy this festive season, plus a guide to the DJI Osmo Pocket and the cut-price Ronin-S. With the UAV world taking off, there really is something for everyone, from the Ryze Tello, which is perfect for beginners, to the more advanced DJI Mavic Series and DJI Spark. So here’s a look at some of the drones which could make their... Read More

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Heliguy selling Viewpro cameras

Heliguy is now selling the state-of-the-art Viewpro range of optical-zoom gimbal cameras, which benefit from a mix of thermal, infrared, laser and night-vision technology and can be docked with the DJI Matrice drone series. Designed to enhance productivity and security across numerous sectors,  the sensors can be a vital tool for the likes of police, military, search and rescue, object tracking and industry inspections, as well as day and night aerial surveillance. Heliguy has teamed up with Viewpro to sell the Z30TM, Z10TL, Z10TIRM, Mini Z10TIR and the WK10TIRM. Inquiries... Read More