After the Mavic 3, Mavic 3 Cine, Mavic 3 Enterprise and Mavic 3 Classic, a new member joins the DJI Mavic drone family: the Mavic 3 Multispectral , also known as Mavic 3M. As the name suggests, this version of the Mavic 3 features a multispectral imaging system. Read on for more details on the latest DJI drone.
Thanks to its ability to capture detailed information on crop growth, the Mavic 3M is intended for farmers and organizations engaged in precision agriculture. But based on DJI's flagship drone design, the Mavic 3 Multispectral weighs just 951 grams and is easy to fold and fit into a regular bag for anytime, anywhere operation. Plus, with up to 43 minutes of battery life, the drone can cover an area of 2 square km in one flight.
As for data collection, DJI's new drone uses a two-in-one camera system to gather information that farmers can use to achieve better results in the field. First, there's an RGB camera featuring a 4/3-inch, 20MP CMOS image sensor, as well as a mechanical shutter with a maximum speed of 1/2000. And then there's a four-lens multispectral camera that provides a deeper understanding of crop conditions by detecting details that the human eye can't.
Thanks to the combination of these two cameras, the DJI Mavic 3M is capable of applications such as high-precision aerial surveys, crop growth monitoring and natural resource surveys. According to DJI, the drone's companion app-based features, such as automatic field exploration that detects crop anomalies and performs intelligent analysis, should allow a single person to manage up to 70 hectares of land.
Ronnie Liu, North America regional representative of DJI Agriculture, says:
The launch of the DJI Mavic 3 Multispectral will help farmers around the world improve the quality and efficiency of their production, reduce costs and increase income, while promoting the development of modern agriculture."
It is worth noting that the DJI Mavic 3M includes an RTK module for centimeter-level positioning. The drone manufacturer explains that the aircraft, its camera and RTK module are synchronized at the microsecond level to precisely obtain the position information of each camera's imaging center. This means that the new DJI drone can conduct surveys without the use of ground control points.
In addition, Mavic 3M is equipped with O3 video transmission, which integrates two channels of transmission signals and four channels of reception signals, and supports 15km ultra-long transmission distance. And as you've come to expect from a Mavic 3 drone, its multispectral iteration also features omnidirectional obstacle sensing to detect and avoid obstacles in all directions.
DJI further explains that the Mavic 3M can be integrated into various ecosystems:
Through the built-in DJI Cloud API, based on the MQTT protocol in Pilot 2, users can directly connect the Mavic 3M to a third-party cloud platform to collect information, live video, photo data and other information, all without the need to develop a separate app. Mavic 3M also supports Mobile SDK 5 (MSDK5), allowing users to easily develop unique control apps for scenarios such as smart tracking.