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DJI FPV Drone Review Published To YouTube

This post is a simple heads-up that I’ve published a deep-dive review of the DJI FPV drone & system up over on YouTube, for those that are interested in that sorta thing. FPV stands for ‘First Person View’, which means you use/wear goggles with a controller to control it, rather than a phone or screen on a controller.

Now normally I’d also do a full written review for certain drones, but I tend to do those for ones that have some sort of sports active tracking functionality. And at this time (and probably for the foreseeable future), the DJI FPV drone doesn’t have any sort of tracking features. So while you’ll undoubtedly see it in sports productions, as FPV drones have become more and more commonplace especially for cycling and mountain biking videos, it’s not something that really catches most of my audience here on the written site, unless it’s got sports tracking features.

Inversely, my YouTube audience tends to slant far more heavily towards drones/action cameras, and thus the focus there.

In any case, if you just want some pretty drone shots, or to see all the fun that can be had with a drone that goes 140kph, then simply hit the play button up above.

And fear not, we’ll return to plenty of gadgetry and gear goodness over the next few days, as I’ve got plenty in the hopper!

Thanks for reading…and watching!

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19 Comments

  1. Thanks for this! Will you upload any raw video samples?

  2. Josh

    You’re not correct about analog having less range, I’ve easily flown 2 miles on analog and know many pilots that have gone much further, up to 10 miles or more on analog and the DJI digital cannot come close to that. Of course there is a lot to consider if you are planning a flight past a mile but analog still has range over digital if done correctly

    • I don’t believe I talked anywhere about transmission range of analog. I did however talk about battery life of analog, very briefly, only to note that the battery life here is significantly more than most analog systems.

  3. Richard Mercer

    The big issue which I haven’t seen anyone acknowledge with this is it’s a 2 person drone in a lot of territories, at least to stay legal. In the UK (and I believe also the EU) the law states you have to be able to see the drone at all times and if you use a VR headset you need a spotter to fulfil that requirement. If this is somewhere the drone companies continue to head in, I’d be interested to see what happens here.