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The following tutorials and manuals have been produced to ensure you to make full use of your Inspire 1 Pro.
1. In the Box
2. Safety Guidelines and Disclaimer
3. Quick Start Guide
4. Intelligent Flight Battery Safety Guidelines
5. User Manual
Watching all the tutorial videos and reading the Disclaimer before flight is recommended. Afterwards, prepare for your first flight by using the Quick Start Guide. Refer to this manual for more comprehensive information.
Product Profile & Features Highlights
The Inspire 1 Pro is brand new quadcopter capable of capturing 4K video and transmitting an HD video signal (up to 5km) to multiple devices straight out of the box. Equipped with retractable landing gear, it can capture an unobstructed 360 degree view from its camera. The built-in camera has an integrated gimbal to maximize stability and weight efficiency while minimizing space. When no GPS signal is available, Vision Positioning technology provides hovering precision.
The Inspire 1 Pro is a professional aerial filmmaking and photography platform that is ready to fly right out of the box. Featuring an onboard camera equipped with a 15mm f/1.7 (35 mm format equivalent 30 mm) lens and 3-axis stabilized gimbal, it shoots sharp 16mp stills and stable video at up to 4K. Its retractable landing gear pulls up out of view, giving the camera an unobstructed 360 degree view of the world below.
HD Video Downlink: Low latency, HD downlink powered by an enhanced version of the DJI Lightbridge system. It also provides dual controllers mode.
Landing gear: Retractable landing gear that enables an unobstructed panoramic view from the camera.
DJI Intelligent Flight Battery: 4500 mAh DJI Intelligent Flight Battery employs new battery cells and a battery management system.
Flight Controller: The next generation flight controller system provides a more reliable flight experience. A new flight recorder stores the flight data from each flight, and Vision Positioning enhances hovering precision when no GPS is available.
Assemble the Aircraft
Installing Gimbal and Camera
Attach the Zenmuse X5
Attaching 1345T Quick-Release Propellers
Preparing Remote Controller
Remote Controller Diagram
Flight Status Indicator
Aircraft Status Indicator Description
Low Battery RTH
Dynamic Home Point
Vision Positioning System
Attaching and Detaching the Propellers
- Check that the propellers and motors are installed correctly and firmly before every flight.
- Ensure that all propellers are in good condition before each flight. DO NOT use old, chipped, or broken propellers.
- To avoid injury, STAND CLEAR of and DO NOT touch propellers or motors when they are spinning.
- ONLY use original DJI propellers for a better and safer flight experience.
DJI Intelligent Flight Battery
Refer to Disclaimer and Intelligent Flight Battery Safety Guidelines before use. Users take full responsibility for all operations and usage.
Using the Battery
In cold environments, insert the battery into the battery compartment and allow the aircraft to warm up for approximately 1-2 minutes before taking off.
Remote Controller Profile
Remote Controller Operations
Stick Neutral/ mid point: Control sticks of the Remote Controller are placed at the central position.
Move the Stick: The control stick is pushed away from the central position.
Dual Remote Controllers Mode
Use the gimbal dial on the remote controller to control the pitch movement of the camera in the single remote controller mode, however, you cannot control the pan movement of the camera.
Camera and Gimbal
- Do not remove micro-SD card from the Inspire 1 Pro when it is powered on.
- Power on the aircraft before attempting to download the files
The Status LED describes the working status of the camera.
The 3-axis Gimbal provides a steady platform for the attached camera, allowing you to capture stabilized images and video. The Gimbal can tilt the camera up to 120 degrees and rotate 360 degrees
Use the gimbal dial on the remote controller to control pitch movement of the camera by default. Note that you cannot control the pan motion of the camera by default. Enable the “Master-and-Slave” mode and set the remote controller to “Slave” state if you wish to control both the pan and pitch movement of the camera.
Follow the instructions below to use the gimbal dial to control the pan movement of the gimbal:
1. Power on the aircraft and remote control, launch DJI GO app and enter “Camera” page.
2. Tap “RC Control Settings” icon and select either C1 or C2 customizable button as the gimbal pitch/ yaw switching button.
3. Select “Gimbal Pitch/Yaw” from the dropdown list.
Press C1 or C2 button to switch from pitch mode to yaw mode. You may use the gimbal dial to pan the gimbal under yaw mode. Press C1 or C2 again to exit yaw mode. While pressing the C1 button, turn the gimbal dial to focus the X5 camera manually. While pressing the C2 button, turn the camera settings dial to fine tune the roll axis of the gimbal.
Using DJI GO App to Control Gimbal
Follow the steps below to use DJI GO app to control the gimbal orientation:
1. Launch DJI GO app, enter “Camera” page.
2. Tap and press on the screen until a blue circle is shown.
3. Slide to control the gimbal orientation within the “Camera” page as shown below.
Gimbal Operation Modes
Three Gimbal operation modes are available. Switch between the different operation modes on the Camera page of the DJI GO App. Note that your mobile device must be connected to the remote controller for changes to take effect. Refer to the table below for details: