DJI Mavic, Air and Mini Drones
Friendly, Helpful & Knowledgeable Community
Join Us Now

cold temperature

  1. V

    Lost my Mavic drone with 20% battery left.

    Hey all, I lost my Mavic Pro 1 when flying in low temp conditions. I was flying back to home location when the RTH got triggered and suddenly lost connection with a auto landing warning. I guessed the batteries died due to cold. Looked everywhere at the last location but couldn't find it. Any...
  2. anotherEd

    newbie here and seeking advice to fly in Finland

    hello all! will be headed to Finland end of December and hope to get some aerials of Helsinki and Sodankylä. main challenge is of course temperature. plan to keep batteries inside coat and keep flights close and short. would greatly appreciate any suggestions and personal experiences!
  3. virtualphotographers

    Air 2 Cold and breezy on ice

    Snow squall ran through Wisconsin blowing powder over an otherwise perfectly sailable lake. Froze my fingers even in gloves battling -5 f windchills Got great flight time on the batteries too Sport mode 100%. Little Air 2 is pretty scrappy
  4. Yaros

    Best practices for flying in cold/freezing temperatures with the mavic air 2?

    I will be flying my mavic air 2 in freezing temperatures for the first time in a few days, I'm coming to Ukraine now in January and the temperatures are below 0°C (32°F). What are your suggestions for doing so safely? What I already know: Only fly in good weather, no rain or wet snow The...
  5. A

    COLD Temperature Flying

    I understand the minimum operating temperature of the Mavic Air 2 is 14°F (-10°C) per page 47 of the v.1.4 user manual. Where I live it is forecast to get down to -17°F (-27°C) in the next few days. I have successfully flown my MA2 with a surface temperature of 5°F (-15°C) in clear skies to...
  6. Brian_MavicPro

    Another Compass Calibration, Seriously?

    My Mavic Air seems to require a compass calibration each time I fly. Indoors, seems to be mostly normal but outdoors is another story. I fly in rural areas over forest, lakes, waterfalls. Today I launched from a frozen lake. My Mavic Air needed the usual compass calibration dance (3X) and my DJI...
  7. treygeiger

    First edit: winter flying in Canada (Toronto Area)

    Hi guys - my wife surprised me with a MP for Xmas and it's such an amazing piece of technology! Despite the cold temps (-15C) I've found a few opportunities to play around with some cool shots and made my first basic edit. For anyone interested please feel free to have a look! I am just getting...
  8. Flawless

    Mavic "Smart" Batteries

    As we all know, the batteries used by the Mavic are "smart", in that they can: Monitor themselves, including current, voltage, temperature, etc. Detect and interface with devices, and supply that information to them Discharge themselves over a period of time automatically Know when they're...
  9. T

    Mavic flying in the cold, an icy beach in Finland

    Hi all! Just got my Mavic in Finland last week. The weather has been in the -5C...+4C region. This morning i went to a beach to shoot the sunrise and icy landscapes: There was something weird going on with the gimbal, some shots are tilted to the left. I calibrated the gimbal on an uneven...
  10. S

    Leaving charging case on iPhone?

    I'm in WNY and do a lot of outside activity. Specs say the Mavis is battle tested at 32º, but I had it out last night for a while when it was 12-15 (for a few minutes to gut check the thing). Everything worked really well, but my iPhone battery is awful and lasts about 10 seconds in the cold...