ADU 01235: Can I Use the DJI Mavic 3 For Drone Mapping?

Today’s show is about using the DJI Mavic 3 for drone mapping. Does this new DJI drone have the specs and capabilities required for building an accurate 3D drone map or model?

Our caller for today, David is a new commercial drone pilot and a proud owner of the DJI Mavic 3. Now, he is keen to take on drone mapping jobs, and wants to know if he can use his new drone for the same.

On today’s show, you will learn why the DJI Mavic 3 should NOT be used for drone mapping.

To make things simple for David, we reveal the 4 questions that every drone pilot should ask when buying a mapping drone.

We do a deep-dive into the world of drone mapping, and touch upon topics like thirty-party apps, how to pick the right drone mapping software, and the importance of using a drone with a global shutter.

You will also receive some excellent tips on how to maximize profitability in drone mapping.

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  • [03:19] Today’s question is about the DJI Mavic 3
  • [04:09] Will DJI introduce SDK for the Mavic?
  • [04:43] 4 Questions every drone pilot should ask before buying a mapping drone
  • [05:18] Why the DJI Mavic is NOT the right drone for mapping
  • [10:29] Why you must buy a drone that is compatible with third-party apps
  • [12:20] How to pick the right drone mapping software
  • [12:56] Do you need a drone with a global shutter for mapping?
  • [13:22] How to maximize profitability for a drone mapping mission
  • [16:13] So, was the DJI Mavic 3 a good buy for David?
  • [21:11] What make the X7 Paul’s go-to camera?

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