Inspire 1 + Zenmuse XT Drone Review


Rating: 9.1 / 10 (Excellent)
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Inspire 1 + Zenmuse XT is a lightweight aerial technology with ready-to-fly system. It has maximum range of 3.1 miles with max payload capacity of 1.5lbs. Its camera speed is fast as 30Hz with maximum flight time of 22 minutes.

Specifications:

Remote Controller

Model: GL658A

Max Transmitting Distance (unobstructed, free of interference): Up to 5 km or 3.1 miles when FCC compliant, Up to 3.5 km or 2.1 miles when CE compliant, Up to 2km or 1.2 miles when MIC compliant

Video Output Ports: mini-HDMI, USB

Operating Frequency: 922.7-927.7 MHz (Japan only), 5.725-5.825 GHz, 2.400-2.483 GHz

EIRP: 10dBm@900m, 13dBm@5.8G, 20dBm@2.4G

Operating Temperature: 14 degrees to 104 degrees F (-10 degrees to 40 degrees C)

Dual User Capability: Host-and-Slave connection

Mobile Device Holder: Tablet or smart phone

Max Mobile Device Width: 170mm

Output Power: 9 W

Aircraft

Max Tilt Angle: 35 degrees

Max Ascent Speed: 13.1 ft/s (4 m/s)

Max Speed: 49 mph or 79 kph (ATTI mode, no wind)

Max Take-Off Sea Level: 1.55 mi (2500 m), 2.8 mi (4500 m with specially designed propeller)

Max Angular Velocity Pitch: 300 degrees

Max Flight Time Approx: 18 min

Max Wind Speed Resistance: 10m/s

Indoor Hovering: Enabled by default

Max Take-Off Weight: 7.71 lbs (3500 g)

Diagonal Distance (sxcluding propeller): 22.8 inch (581 mm, Landing Mode)

Horizontal: ±8.20 feet (2.5 m)

GPS Hovering Accuracy Vertical: ±1.64 feet (0.5 m)

Weight: 6.27 lbs (2845 g, including propellers and battery, without gimbal and camera), 6.74 lbs (3060 g, including propellers, battery and Zenmuse X3)

Camera

ISO Range: 100-3200 (video), 100-1600 (photo)

Image Max Size: 4000x3000

Total Pixels: 12.76M

Effective Pixels: 12.4M

Electronic Shutter Speed: 8s – 1/8000s

FOV: 94 degrees

Lens: 20mm (35mm format equivalent) f/2.8 focus at ∞

Max Bitrate of Video Storage:  60 Mbps

Video Recording Modes: UHD (4K): 4096x2160p24/25, 3840x2160p24/25/30

HD: 1280x720p24/25/30/48/50/60

FHD: 1920x1080p24/25/30/48/50/60

Pricing

Starts at $9,000

Drone Features

Equipped with Payload Drop System by Stork for all search and rescue missions. Can be used to delivery survival supplies with a capacity of up to 800g of weight.

Designed to be lightweight and flexible with latest aerial technology packed into one simple, ready-to-fly system.

Durable and portable Lume Cube that lasts over 2 hours. Easy to mount onto drone for 10 manual brightness settings that can be changed in increments of 150 lumens.

DSLRPros Night Operations Strobe Light with a flash rate of 60/minute

Camera

12.4 megapixel

 

Drone Range

Up to 5 km or 3.1 miles with FCC compliant

Accessories

  • 4 Propellers
  • Intelligent Flight Battery
  • Zenmuse X3 Camera Hard Case
  • Zenmuse XT Camera Hard Case
  • Inspire 1 v2.0 Carrying Case
  • Inspire 1 X3 Filter Kit (1x Uv Filter, 1x ND4 Filter)
  • Zenmuse XT Gimbal (FLIR Thermal Sensor)
  • Zenmuse X3 Gimbal with 4K HD Camera

 

Battery Life / Flight Time

4500 mAh battery capacity with a flight time of 22 minutes

Warranty

Gimbal Camera: 12 Months

Whole Units (except for gimbal camera and battery): 12 Months and Flight hours less than 200 hours

Battery: 6 Months and Charge cycle less than 200 times

Battery charging hub: 6 Months

Propeller and Propeller Mounting Plates: No Warranty

Remote Controller: 12 Months

Summary

Inspire 1 provides professional aerial photo and video capture capabilities. It has a removeable camera feature that gives users the option of upgrading their photo and video capture equipment as needed. 360 degree rotation, 125 degree tilting and incredible stability makes it a perfect match for video professionals.


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