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M2 Zoom - Easy 13km RoundTrip - Litchi with Manual Zoom - I love it !

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No FCC in South Africa - so Max Video Distance - really is about 5km...
… BUT … that doesn't mean its a Limiting Factor -

Also remember that Johannesburg is at 6000ft asl - so the air is pretty thin -
Yet still this Drone Just handles it …

This Video - Launches from a HillTop (10m - 20m) Mavic 2 Zoom -
Software LITCHI - Pre-planned -

Av Speed 52km/hr turns at 6.4km - Lands (13km round trip) with 35% Battery Available-
Excellent result at 6000 ft !!!!

Some Speeds in the Video are Portrayed as 6x - (and looks Awsome)

Loved the Views... and the effortless ability of the ZOOM Camera and drone -

Litchi Kills it !
- allows Manual Zooming and Control - "most of the way" :)
 
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No FCC in South Africa - so Max Video Distance - really is about 5km...
… BUT … that doesn't mean its a Limiting Factor -

Also remember that Johannesburg is at 6000ft asl - so the air is pretty thin -
Yet still this Drone Just handles it …

This Video - Launches from a HillTop (10m - 20m) Mavic 2 Zoom -
Software LITCHI - Pre-planned -

Av Speed 52km/hr turns at 6.4km - Lands (13km round trip) with 35% Battery Available-
Excellent result at 6000 ft !!!!

Some Speeds in the Video are Portrayed as 6x - (and looks Awsome)

Loved the Views... and the effortless ability of the ZOOM Camera and drone -

Litchi Kills it ! - allows Manual Zooming and Control - "most of the way" :)
Awsome Rush -
…. Love my Drone ! (used the Hub to preplan)
 

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So you preplanned your Mission with the Mission Hub , then uploaded it and controlled the speed manually? What speed did you set within the Settings on the Hub for Cruising?
 

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So you preplanned your Mission with the Mission Hub , then uploaded it and controlled the speed manually? What speed did you set within the Settings on the Hub for Cruising?
- I set the speed at the Maximum Possible - For a Long away mission.
Thing is (with LITCHI) is if it loses connection for any reason - it will continue at the same speed as preprogrammed-
- SO if Loss of signal at a slow speed its Kinda stuck there-

I make sure that the speed I set is Fast or slow so that at all times its recoverable-
If Ur SURE about full connection over the Mission - then setting the HUB Settings Cruise =0 km/h is fine and then you can control the speed - Backwards or forwards along the path.

BTW the Hub settings always can be overridden with the RC anyway.
 

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So you preplanned your Mission with the Mission Hub , then uploaded it and controlled the speed manually? What speed did you set within the Settings on the Hub for Cruising?
… apart from Speed - … You can run the Drone like a WireCAM along a fixed path - If you set the SETTINGS on Manual/USER (and not any of the other) - along with speed at Zero-
That Way you control the GIMBAL - the Speed to inspect anything along your preprogrammed path in detail- With Zoom its an Extra Bonus.

So you (for example ) may plan the perfect route for a 'neighbourhood watch' - or crops survey - or Just your Perimeter - … and take your good sweet time along the mission. - If you set the end point to REVERSE (in settings) you can stay in the mission and just fly backwards along the roughte by RH stick down etc...

I love the WHOLE LITCHI THING -
… also being a software developer - Iv created some Awsome tools for myself.... to use in conjuction with Google Earth, HUB and Litchi APP-
1) Taking any log of any Flight - and Making Litchi Mission of it instantly-
2) Joining Parts of Missions - or Reversing other Parts-
3) Then with Virtual Litchi - Seeing a great representation BEFORE you fly...

Litchi (besides all the Odd Gimbal Glitches) is Awsome !
 
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I’m keen to try Litchi one of these days but the line from dji that if your drone crashes while using Litchi you are not covered kind of scares me a little.

Can you please do a flight over Hillbrow next time.
 

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I’m keen to try Litchi one of these days but the line from dji that if your drone crashes while using Litchi you are not covered kind of scares me a little.

Can you please do a flight over Hillbrow next time.
Maybe one of the TXT/LOG file experts can tell us - does the log show which app (DJI or Litchi) is controlling a particular flight?
 

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… Iv Never Crashed ith Litchi … But DJI Go- I have ! - Two ever crashes in 1000's of flights
… and the Drone survived-
Don't think Litchi can Be a problem - if you Plan responsibly-

The idea - is careful Planning Prior to a Launch and Test- … then to run a VIRTUAL LITCHI Mission - This is awesome - done on Google Earth - which 95% emulates yr flight -
… SO If U gonna crash with your PLANNED Mission - … Its gonna Happen Vrtually - before you ever get up there...

BTW...
Can you please do a flight over Hillbrow next time.
Click Here... (Also done in Litchi- 2017 - Mv1pro - Hillbrow at 3"30' tm )
 
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Heres a FUN One for you - Made today - Bonus (Green Screening yr Drone in Flight ….
… Using LITCHI - so you can see its really All good - If you PLAN it...
This one was planned using Google Earth as a Waypoint Viewer ...


 

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