DJI has lately issued a firmware replace for the Mini 3 Professional Drone to broaden its capabilities, particularly with its Vertical Video mode. Via a mix of firmware releases and an replace to the DJI Fly app, drone pilots can now take full benefit of the vertical digital camera place with hyperlapse clips and Quickshots.
The digital camera on the Mini 3 Professional is exclusive as a result of it is ready to activate its aspect with the intention to seize in portrait mode, often known as “vertical video.” This side ratio may be very common with mobile-centric apps resembling TikTok, Instagram, and different social media portals.
Via v1.68 of the DJI Fly app, drone pilots can now use DJI’s Quickshots characteristic in portrait mode and seize automated particular video clips just like the “dronie,” which is a selfie from the hovering drone itself, the “rocket,” which is taking off away from the topic like a rocket, because the digital camera information what it’s monitoring beneath, or the “boomerang,” which is zooming out and in.
Different fast shot modes embrace a round seize of the topic, because the digital camera tracks them from on excessive, and the “Helix,” the place the drone flies up and away whereas circling across the topic.
The opposite new characteristic for the Mini 3 Professional Drone now unlocked is Hyperlapse. Hyperlapse is the method of capturing frames at 2-second shutter intervals, to create a 30-second clip whereas the drone flies alongside a set path.
The quantity of the clip may also cowl as much as 25 minutes of flight time, capturing at intervals that allow it to create a shifting time-lapse, all in each panorama and portrait modes.
The replace to the Mini 3 Professional Drone additionally fixes a problem that induced a flicker in D-Cine, in addition to will increase the dynamic vary and improves the general stability whereas taking pictures in Hyperlapse. Different fixes embrace:
- Resolved false immediate situation when activating clever flight modes in Portrait orientation.
- Elevated digital camera velocity when taking photographs.
- Optimized picture high quality of recordings at night time in D-Cinelike.
- Optimized the anti-interference capacity and the transmission distance of the picture transmission system.
- Optimized the correctness of the battery degree indicators on the DJI RC-N1 distant controller.
- Optimized battery load administration when flying in environments with sturdy winds.
The DJI Mini 3 Professional is simply now starting to ship to those that have preordered the brand new drone, and customers are suggested to replace to the firmware model v01.00.0201 for the drone, v04.14.0221 and v01.01.0000 for the RC-N1 and DJI RC remotes, and v1.68 for the DJI Fly app.
These updates could be discovered on the DJI Assist web site for the firmware, and within the iOS and Google Play app shops for the DJI Fly app. As soon as up to date, the brand new Quickshot and Hyperlapse modes might be activated in portrait or vertical video mode. Customers can use the app to put in the updates.