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Flight Controller and Navigation
Flight Controller and Navigation
Gimbal and Camera
Gimbal and Camera
Sensing System
Sensing System
Image Transmission
Image Transmission
Firmware Update
Firmware Update
Software
Software
Remote Controller
Remote Controller
Battery
Battery
Accessories
Accessories
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Aircraft

Should the DJI Mavic 3 propellers be removed during storage?
No.
Does the DJI Mavic 3 aircraft have internal storage?
Yes. The internal storage is 8GB. For DJI Mavic 3 Cine, 1TB SSD is provided.
How do I check the DJI Mavic 3 flight controller serial number?
Please go to the app and check it under "About" interface.
Are the DJI Mavic 3 propellers foolproof?
Yes.
What is the most efficient way to export files from the built-in SSD of DJI Mavic 3 Cine?
Use the DJI 10Gbps Lightspeed Data Cable in the box to connect the aircraft to your computer via the USB-C port. Make sure the write speed of your storage device is greater than 700MB/s.
Other data cables are not recommended since they may take longer to transfer files as high-speed transmission may not be supported.
Can DJI Mavic 3 be updated to DJI Mavic 3 Cine?
No.
Are there any upgrades to the propellers used on DJI Mavic 3?
The propeller structure adopts a new design, with the edges made of a softer material. This not only reduces noise during flight, but also causes less damage to people or objects in the event of an accident.
What should I pay attention to when using the DJI Mavic 3 propellers?
Replace the propellers in a timely manner to ensure safety, especially if any propeller is damaged or misshaped.

Flight Controller and Navigation

Does DJI Mavic 3 support omnidirectional obstacle avoidance?
Yes, and upward and lateral obstacles avoidance are available in the normal mode.
Does DJI Mavic 3 support AirSense?
Yes.
Can DJI Mavic 3 avoid obstacles when RTH is triggered if Obstacle Avoidance Action in the app is set to "Off"?
In a well-lit environment that vision sensors are available, DJI Mavic 3 can avoid obstacles during RTH.
Is the DJI Mavic 3 obstacle avoidance function available during Advanced RTH?
In a well-lit environment that vision sensors are available, DJI Mavic 3 can avoid obstacles during Advanced RTH.

Gimbal and Camera

Does DJI Mavic 3 support rotating the gimbal leftwards and rightwards?
Yes, and the controllable range is ±5°.
Does the DJI Mavic 3 gimbal support portrait mode?
No.
What modes does the DJI Mavic 3 gimbal have?
The DJI Mavic 3 gimbal supports Follow and FPV mode.
How can I calibrate the DJI Mavic 3 gimbal?
After connecting the aircraft to the DJI Fly app, go to "Settings" -> "Control"-> "Gimbal Calibration" and calibrate the gimbal.
Can I expand the tilt angle of the DJI Mavic 3 gimbal?
Yes, and the tilt controllable range is -90° to 35°.
Does the DJI Mavic 3 camera support replacing the UV filter?
No, and official UV filter is not released.
Does the DJI Mavic 3 camera support replacing the ND filter?
Yes. Hold the gimbal and camera module, slowly remove the camera front panel, and then replace the ND filter.
Note that the ND filter has to be properly fitted to avoid a detachment during flight.
Does DJI Mavic 3 support PIV (taking photos while recording)?
No.
Does DJI Mavic 3 support adjusting the shutter speed and ISO when recording videos in M ​​mode?
Yes, but it is not available in Explore mode.
What focus method does DJI Mavic 3 support?
Auto focus and manual focus;
Hasselblad Camera Focus Range: 1 m to ∞
Tele Camera Focus Range: 3 m to ∞
What are the color depth and dynamic range of the DJI Mavic 3 camera?
8 bit (JPEG), 12 bit (DNG), 10 bit (D-Log mode for recording), and 8 bit (Normal color mode for recording).
It has a dynamic range of 12.8 stops.
Can DJI Mavic 3 capture photos and videos in M mode?
Yes, but Explore mode is not available when the camera is in M mode.
The shutter speed, ISO, and white balance can be adjusted in M mode.
Introduction to DJI Mavic 3 Camera Shutter
Electronic Shutter
Hasselblad camera: 1/8000~8
Tele camera: 1/8000~2
How does DJI Mavic 3 Cine use Apple ProRes 422 HQ for recording?
Enter the Video mode and select 4K and above resolution, enter Settings-Camera-Coding Format and select ProRes. Then a video can be recorded with Apple ProRes 422 HQ encoding.
Note: After ProRes is selected, the encoding format will be restored to H.264 when entering the Explore mode. After exiting the Explore mode, you can continue to record the video with Apple ProRes 422 HQ encoding. During recording, entering/exiting the Explore mode is not supported.
What software can be used for post-processing after DJI Mavic 3 Cine uses Apple ProRes 422 HQ for recording?
Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, DaVinci Resolve and other editing software that support ProRes format.
How do I use the Explore mode of DJI Mavic 3?
Enter the Explore mode by tapping the telescope icon next to the shutter/record button in the DJI Fly app. In Explore mode, perform the following methods to achieve hybrid zoom.
1. Tap the zoom button under the telescope icon to achieve 1x, 2x, 4x, 7x, 14x, and 28x.
2. Press and hold the zoom button shown in the app, and drag the slider up and down to adjust the zoom ratio.
3. Use two fingers to zoom in and out on the app screen.
4. When the remote controller (RC-N1) is used, press the Fn button and then toggle the gimbal dial to zoom in or out.
5. When DJI RC Pro is used, toggle the camera settings dial on the right.
What should I pay attention to when using the built-in gimbal lock on DJI Mavic 3?
DJI Mavic 3 features a built-in gimbal lock to prevent the 3-axis gimbal and camera from shaking, adding an additional layer of safety during transportation and storage.
Precautions for use:
1. The normal operating temperature of the gimbal lock is -10° to 40° C (32 to 104° F). If temperatures are outside of this range, it may fail to lock or unlock properly. You will be prompted by the DJI Fly app to use it within the temperature range. For emergency use in special situations, you can manually twist the three axes without damaging the gimbal itself, but this measure is not recommended.
2. The built-in gimbal lock may become unlocked due to external impact. In this case, power on the aircraft and then power off to lock again.
3. After the gimbal is locked, vibrations in each axis may occur.
How do I use the zoom function of DJI Mavic 3?
Enter the Explore mode by tapping the telescope icon next to the shutter/record button in the DJI Fly app. In Explore mode, perform the following methods to achieve hybrid zoom.
1. Tap the zoom button under the telescope icon to achieve 1x, 2x, 4x, 7x, 14x, and 28x.
2. Press and hold the zoom button shown in the app, and drag the slider up and down to adjust the zoom ratio.
3. Use two fingers to zoom in and out on the app screen.
4. When the remote controller (RC-N1) is used, press the Fn button and then toggle the gimbal dial to zoom in or out.
5. When DJI RC Pro is used, toggle the camera settings dial on the right.
Are video subtitles embedded in the videos recorded by DJI Mavic 3, or is there a single SRT subtitle file for videos?
There is a SRT file generated separately.
How can I use DJI Mavic 3’s tele camera?
The tele camera is available only when using Explore mode. Once Explore mode is enabled and the camera zoom exceeds 7x, Mavic 3 will switch to the tele camera automatically.
Is Pro mode supported when DJI Mavic 3 is in Explore mode?
No.
Can I capture RAW photos when DJI Mavic 3 is in Explore mode?
No.
Does Explore mode support video recorded with Apple ProRes encoding?
No.

Sensing System

Can I turn off the vision obstacle avoidance function of DJI Mavic 3?
Yes. If "Obstacle Avoidance Action" is set to "Off" under "Flight Assistance" in the DJI Fly app, the vision sensing systems (except for the downward vision sensing system) of the aircraft will be turned off.

Image Transmission

Can I configure the channel manually for the DJI Mavic 3 image transmission?
Yes.
How does DJI Mavic 3 use 1080p/60fps image transmission?
In Video mode, when the frame rate is set to 60fps or 120fps, the aircraft automatically enable 1080p/60fps image transmission.
In Photo mode, 1080p/60fps image transmission is used by default.
What is the transmission range of DJI Mavic 3?
When using the DJI RC Pro or DJI RC-N1 Remote Controller, the maximum transmission range is 15 km.
Does either version of Mavic 3 support simultaneous control by multiple remote controllers?
No.

Firmware Update

How is the DJI Mavic 3 battery firmware updated?
Insert the battery into the aircraft, power on the aircraft, connect the aircraft to the DJI Fly app or DJI Assistant 2. If the battery version is not matched with the aircraft version, a prompt indicating that the firmware needs to be updated will be displayed. Then follow on-screen instructions to update the battery.
During the DJI Mavic 3 firmware update, if other apps are enabled and DJI Fly is switched to the background, will the update continue in the background?
No, and DJI Fly will indicate that the update has failed. In this case, please connect the Internet and download the firmware again for the update.
Why did the firmware update of DJI Mavic 3 fail?
a. Make sure that the remaining battery level is 20% or more.
b. The firmware update failed if the aircraft or remote controller is powered off during the update process. In this case, please power on the aircraft and remote controller, and update again.
c. The internet was disconnected during the firmware download.
It is normal that the aircraft restarts multiple times during the update.
After the DJI Mavic 3 firmware has been downloaded, can the firmware be updated if the network is disconnected?
Yes. After the firmware is downloaded, you can disconnect the network and run the firmware update normally.
Can I use DJI Assistant 2 to update the firmware of DJI Mavic 3?
Yes. The DJI Mavic 3 firmware can be updated using DJI Assistant 2.

Software

Is there a way to apply to fly DJI Mavic 3 in a restricted zone?
Yes. You can apply for permission to operate in restricted flight areas using the DJI Fly app. Just apply by tapping “Unlock GEO Zone” in the DJI Fly app, or fill in the required information at https://www.dji.com/en/flysafe/custom-unlock.
Does DJI Mavic 3 support precision landing?
Yes.
Does DJI Mavic 3 support live streaming?
Yes.
Does DJI Mavic 3 support SmartPhoto?
DJI Mavic 3 features SmartPhoto, which is integrated into the normal shooting function to offer higher image quality and greater flexibility.
What is the maximum horizontal speed and maximum vertical (ascent/descent) speed of DJI Mavic 3 during Advanced RTH?
The maximum horizontal speed is 15 m/s and maximum vertical (ascent/descent) speed is 6 m/s.

Remote Controller

Can the DJI Mavic 3 RC-N1 remote controller charge mobile devices?
For Android users, the DJI Mavic 3 RC-N1 remote controller charges the mobile device once it is connected by default, which cannot be disabled in DJI Fly. The working time of the remote controller is about 100 minutes.
For iOS users, there is a charging phone option in the DJI Fly app for iOS v1.4.8, which can be enabled or disabled.
What type of port is supported by the DJI Mavic 3 RC-N1 remote controller?
The port on the remote controller is Type-C port, and accessories are provided in the package, including RC Cable (USB Type-C Connector) x1, RC Cable (Lightning Connector) x1, and RC Cable (Micro-USB Connector) x1.
Does the DJI Mavic 3 series remote controller have an HDMI output?
DJI Mavic 3 is used with DJI RC-N1 remote controller that does not have an HDMI output.
DJI Mavic 3 Cine is used with DJI RC Pro that supports HDMI output.
Are the control sticks of the DJI Mavic 3 series remote controller detachable?
Yes, and please note that the sticks storage slot is at the bottom of the RC-N1 remote controller while the sticks storage slot is at the back of DJI RC Pro.
DJI Mavic 3 Series Remote Controller Antenna Type and Usage Notices
The remote controller uses omnidirectional antennas (One antenna is built-in on the top of the phone holder.). Please point the antennas at the aircraft during use.
Make sure to operate the aircraft in an open area. Tall metal structures, mountains, rocks, and forests may interfere with the aircraft's compass and GPS signals.
In order to prevent the remote controller from interfering with other wireless devices, be sure to turn off other wireless devices before using the remote controller.
Do not fly in the vicinity of a source of electromagnetic interference. Sources of electromagnetic interference include but are not limited to: Wi-Fi hotspots, routers, Bluetooth devices, high-voltage wires, high-voltage power transmission stations, mobile phone base stations, and television broadcast signal towers.
Does the DJI Mavic 3 series remote controller support QC protocol?
The RC-N1 remote controller does not support QC protocol.
DJI RC Pro supports QC protocol.
How can I improve the signal receiving quality of the DJI Mavic 3 series remote controller?
a. It is recommended to fly in an open environment with less wireless interference.
b. Close other running programs in the background of the mobile device.
c. Pay attention to the direction of the antenna. Please adjust the plane of the antenna facing the position of the aircraft.

Battery

Does DJI Mavic 3 support fast charging?
DJI Mavic 3 supports USB PD fast charging protocol. PPS protocol can handle up to 88 W of input power, and PD protocol supports up to 65 W of input power.
What should I do if the battery does not respond when I use DJI Mavic 3 for the first time?
New batteries are in hibernation mode and need to be charged to wake up hibernating batteries.
Perform the following to wake up hibernating batteries.
Method 1: Connect the charging cable of the charger to the Type-C port at the rear of the aircraft, and charge the battery until the battery level LEDs light up.
Method 2: Insert the batteries to the Battery Charging Hub, and charge the batteries until the battery level LEDs light up. Please note that the battery charging hub charges batteries in sequence. After a battery is fully charged, the battery charging hub will start charging the second battery to bring it out of hibernation.
What are the functions of DJI Mavic 3 Battery Charging Hub?
DJI Mavic 3 Battery Charging Hub can be used to charge up to three batteries and supports USB PD fast charging protocol. But the Battery Charging Hub cannot be used for battery discharging.
Do I need to power off the DJI Mavic 3 battery before charging it?
Yes, make sure that the battery is turned off before charging. Please note that the battery cannot be charged when it is turned on.
Do you have any suggestions for the maintenance of the DJI Mavic 3 battery?
Before storage, please make sure that the remaining battery level is at least 60%. It is recommended to charge and discharge the battery once every three months to improve battery performance.
If the battery level is below 60%, it is recommended to charge it until it is 60% before storage.
If the battery level is above 70%, the battery will discharge automatically on the 9th day to about 60%.
What is the charging logic of the Mavic 3 Battery Charging Hub ?
The Battery Charging Hub can charge up to three batteries in sequence according to their remaining power level, from high to low.
Does DJI Mavic 3 support battery in-place detection function?
Yes.
How long does it take to fully charge a DJI Mavic 3 battery when using the charger with a normal Type-C cable?
It takes more than 10 hours to fully charge the battery when using a normal Type-C cable to connect the DJI Mavic 3 charger as fast charging is not available. It is recommended to use the fast charging cable to charge the battery first.
How do I update the firmware of the DJI Mavic 3 battery?
The battery's firmware is updated when the aircraft's firmware is updated via the app.
If the battery needs to be updated separately, a warning stating that the battery's firmware needs to be updated will be shown in the app. Tap to update the battery. Or when DJI Assistant 2 is connected, an "Inconsistent Firmware Found" warning will be shown, then tap it to update the battery.
What are the common functions of the DJI Mavic 3 battery power button?
Press once: Check the current battery level.
Press once and then press and hold: Power on or off the battery.
Press and hold for more than four seconds: Link the aircraft with the remote controller.
How can I use the DJI 65W Portable Charger?
The DJI 65W Portable Charger comes with a 65W USB-C cable to charge the Mavic 3 battery. With another USB-A port and a USB-C data cable included in the package, it can also charge the remote controller at the same time. It is recommended to use a standard USB-C cable to charge the Mavic 3 battery.
How long does it take to fully charge a DJI Mavic 3 Intelligent Flight Battery?
Approximately 96 minutes when using the DJI 65W Portable Charger.
Can I use other chargers with USB-C ports to charge the Mavic 3 battery?
Yes. However, to ensure charging efficiency, we still recommend using the DJI 65W Portable Charger. Other chargers at 60W or above supporting PPS/PD protocol are also recommended.
Can I charge Mavic 3 directly through the built-in USB-C port of the aircraft body?
Yes.

Accessories

What microSD cards are recommended for use with DJI Mavic 3?
SanDisk Extreme PRO 64GB V30 A2 microSDXC
SanDisk Extreme PRO 128GB V30 A2 microSDXC
SanDisk Extreme PRO 256GB V30 A2 microSDXC
SanDisk Extreme PRO 400GB V30 A2 microSDXC
SanDisk High Endurance 64GB V30 XC I microSDXC
SanDisk High Endurance 128GB V30 XC I microSDXC
SanDisk High Endurance 256GB V30 XC I microSDXC
Lexar 667x 64GB V30 A2 microSDXC
Lexar 667x 128GB V30 A2 microSDXC
Lexar 667x 256GB V30 A2 microSDXC
Lexar High-Endurance 64GB V30 XC I microSDXC
Lexar High-Endurance 128GB V30 XC I microSDXC
Can DJI Mavic 3 be used with a remote controller with a built-in screen?
DJI Mavic 3 can be used with DJI RC Pro and DJI Smart Controller is not supported.
Does the DJI Mavic 3 lens come with a UV filter?
Yes.
How do I mount propellers to DJI Mavic 3?
There are A/B motors and A/B propellers:
"A" propellers with gray circle marks should be mounted onto "A" motor propeller mounts, which have a gray arc on the outer ring.
"B" propellers without gray circle marks should be mounted onto the "B" motor propeller mounts that don't have gray arcs.
Insert the propeller into the propeller mount and press it down to the end, and rotate it in the locking direction until it bounces back and locks.
How often should I replace Mavic 3's propellers?
Please check whether propellers are broken, worn, misshapen, or corroded before each flight. If yes, replace them immediately.

Others

What app does DJI Mavic 3 work with? Where can I download it? What mobile devices is the app compatible with?
DJI Mavic 3 series can be used with the DJI Fly app.
You can download the DJI Fly app from major application stores or from the Downloads page on the DJI official website . Please check the compatibility device list on the website.

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