DJI Inspire 3: The Ultimate Aerial Filmmaking Tool

Posted on April 19, 2023

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DJI’s new Inspire 3 drone is an innovative tool that’s revolutionizing aerial filmmaking for professionals. The compact and ultra-portable form factor and new batteries make it easy to travel with. The i3 features a low-latency image transmission system, upgraded obstacle avoidance sensors, and a new SSD type.

The transformation mechanism has been updated, allowing for an 80-degree tilt on the camera. The updated main camera is a full-frame sensor with 8.1K shooting at 75fps and a dual native ISO sensor. The RC+ remote controller is weatherproof and has customizable buttons and dials.

The drone comes equipped with a new waypoint system for easy programming of the flight path and gimbal operation. There are two modes: repeatable routes, which allows for precise shot replication; and 3D Dolly, which lets the pilot move the drone along the flight path with one stick.

The Inspire 3 offers 28 minutes of flight time and supports industry-standard codecs, including CinemaDNG RAW and ProRes. Its O3 Pro image transmission technology offers up to 15 kilometers of range, and you can connect the master wheels and three-channel follow focus system for more complex operations.

The Inspire 3 is priced at $16,500 and comes with six batteries and one terabyte of storage. It offers a level of precision never seen before in aerial filmmaking, making it an excellent investment for professionals.

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