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DJI Ronin 2 VERSUS Ronin-MX & Freefly MoVI PRO

  With many people expecting a new consumer quadcopter launch, DJI made the surprising move of announcing the next generation of their Ronin gimbal series at NAB 2017 under the header of ‘Create Your Legacy’. Aimed directly at filmmakers and cinematic projects, this highly adaptable new model is the summation of the Shenzhen manufacturer’s extensive collaboration with active industry professionals and experience from a long line of previous gimbal efforts (the earlier Ronin models in particular). It doesn’t seem that long ago that DJI was unveiling the Matrice 600 and... Read More

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DJI Phantom 4 Advanced VERSUS Phantom 4 Pro

DJI has just announced the Phantom 4 Advanced and Advanced+ as the newest additions to their hugely popular quadcopter series. Heliguy has gathered up all the available information to show you how this newcomer differs from its closest ancestor, the Phantom 4 Pro.   Key Differences The Phantom 4 Advanced doesn’t have the side and rear obstacle avoidance included on the Pro The Pro+ controller works with both the Pro and the Advanced, however, the Advanced+ controller only works with the Advanced aircraft   Now that you know the main... Read More

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Heliguy Crash Cover VERSUS DJI Care & Refresh

Whatever you use your drone for there is always one constant, a need for effective cover against damage or software issues. Accidents will happen and technology can never be 100% issue free so it’s a load off your mind to know your equipment is guaranteed by a company who knows it inside and out. Unsurprisingly, DJI offers their own version of coverage (two as it happens) in the form of DJI Care and DJI Care Refresh. These are solid coverage choices but you need to be careful to read the... Read More


DroneDeploy VERSUS Pix4D

With intuitive software solutions taking the commercial drone world by storm, Heliguy has decided to take a look at two of the market leaders to display what they can offer to businesses considering the implementation of drone services. Read on to find out what DroneDeploy and Pix4D can offer and how they could benefit your commercial UAV plans. There’s a lot of information available about these solutions so we’ve distilled it down to the key points you’ll need to make a decision. We’re available to chat on 0191 296 1024... Read More

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Comparing The DJI Matrice 200 Series

UPDATE 05/04/2017: We have received some additional information regarding geotagging and base station usage for the Matrice 200 series from DJI – see their comments below: “[The] X4S and X5S are geotagged with RTK, but the coordinates are dependent on the position of the GPS antenna, not the camera. The related position of camera and antenna is not estimated yet. The reference station cannot be centred on given control points, so it can not directly be used for surveying. However, POS data can be export via SDK.” “It also supports connecting to Trimble... Read More

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The Definitive DJI OSMO Comparison Guide

The success of DJI’s OSMO range has proved that they’re more than just a drone manufacturer. A line of high-quality, handheld gimbals designed to provide both professional filmmakers and enthusiastic amateurs with a shake-free solution to videography – their enduring popularity is a testament to the quality of the OSMO series. Heliguy has put together a comprehensive guide to help you choose the model that’s right for your needs. But before we delve into the specifics of each model, let’s take a look at how their specifications line up side... Read More

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DJI Matrice 200 Series VERSUS AscTec Falcon 8

With DJI’s recent release of the Matrice 200 Series taking the commercial drone market by storm, it can be easy to forget that other manufacturers are thriving in this growing ecosystem. One of the main competitors of the M200 in terms of intended usage is the AscTec Falcon 8. We’ve covered the M200 series’ core functionality alongside DJI’s other high-end commercial aircraft, the Matrice 600 and Inspire 2, in a previous article which you can read here. Comparably AscTec’s Falcon 8 is already popular aircraft for inspection work on offshore... Read More

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DJI Matrice 200 Series VERSUS M600 Pro & Inspire 2

DJI has released an all new quadcopter series for industrial professionals, the Matrice 200 range. Allowing users to mount multiple gimbals on an aircraft which folds away for convenient transport, the M200 is the next big step in commercial drone manufacture. There are three versions of the Matrice 200 available, the details of which are listed below: Matrice 200: This is the basic version of the quadcopter which features an FPV Camera, FlightAutonomy and a Dual Battery System. Matrice 210: The 210 configuration features the FPV Camera, FlightAutonomy, a Dual... Read More

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DJI Inspire 2 VERSUS Inspire 1 PRO & RAW

  Navigation 1. What’s Included? 2. Appearance 3. Performance 4. Battery Life 5. Camera Specs Inspire 2 with X5S Camera£5,028.00 Inspire 2 with X4S Camera£3,688.00 DJI blew people away with an action packed launch for their new iteration of the Inspire range. Filming a movie-quality scene exclusively with the new quadcopter live, in front of attendees, they were able to showcase the power of the Inspire 2 as a professional filmmaking tool. Now that the dust has settled, it’s time to take a look at this new addition to their... Read More

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DJI Phantom 4 Pro VS Mavic Pro VS Phantom 4

  DJI’s Control / Create Event had the drone community whipped up into a frenzy. What would they unveil? Why had they chosen Warner Bros. Studio? The big money was on the Inspire 2 but before they even got around to unveiling the new iteration of their ‘workhorse’ range, they surprised everyone by revealing the Phantom 4 Professional. Building on their already impressive Phantom 4 quadcopter, the P4 Pro is packed with autonomous functionality, improved obstacle avoidance and a spectacular camera. Now that we have a new entrant into DJI’s... Read More