Support for DJI Mini SE

FAQ

Aircraft
Aircraft
Gimbal and Camera
Gimbal and Camera
Remote Controller
Remote Controller
Propulsion
Propulsion
Image Transmission
Image Transmission
Battery
Battery
Firmware Update
Firmware Update
Accessories
Accessories
Software
Software
Others
Others

Aircraft

Does DJI Mini SE have internal storage? Can I take photos or video without a microSD card?
DJI Mini SE does not have internal storage, but you can take photos or video without a microSD card. However, when a microSD card is not installed, the photos or videos you take will be of a lower resolution (720p). It is recommended to install a microSD card before shooting.
How can I check the flight control serial number of DJI Mini SE?
Launch the app and go to "About", and you will see the flight control serial number.
Is the DJI Mini SE flight control serial number the same as the product serial number (SN)?
No, the DJI Mini SE flight control serial number is different from the product serial number.
Where is the GPS module located on the DJI Mini SE drone?
The GPS module of the DJI Mini SE drone is located inside the upper shell between the two front aircraft arm shafts.
Does the DJI Mini SE drone support Bluetooth and Wi-Fi functions?
No, DJI Mini SE does not support Bluetooth and Wi-Fi functions.
Are the DJI Mini SE propellers foolproof?
The DJI Mini SE propellers are not foolproof. Please refer to the propellers installation method when mounting the propellers.
DJI Mini SE Sensor & Sensing Function Introduction
The DJI FPV drone has a downward vision sensor, downward vision sensor, and infrared sensing system.
When the illumination meets the requirements of the vision system, the aircraft can fly at ultra-low altitudes or hover steadily indoors.
Does DJI Mini SE support obstacle avoidance?
No.
It is recommended to use DJI Mini SE with the 360° Propeller Guard to fully protect the propellers and improve flight safety.
Does DJI Mini SE support AirSense?
No.
Can I fly DJI Mini SE above water?
It is not recommended to fly the aircraft close to the water. When flying above the water, the downward vision sensor may not function properly.
Can the downward obstacle avoidance be turned off separately?
No.

Gimbal and Camera

Does DJI Mini SE support rotating the gimbal leftwards and rightwards?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support portrait mode?
No.
What modes does the DJI Mini SE gimbal have?
The DJI Mini SE gimbal supports Follow and FPV mode.
How can I calibrate the DJI Mini SE gimbal?
After connecting the aircraft to the app, go to "Settings" -> "Control"-> "Gimbal Calibration" and calibrate the gimbal..
Can I expand the tilt angle of the DJI Mini SE gimbal?
Yes.
Does the DJI Mini SE camera support replacing the ND/UV lens?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support PIV (taking photos while recording)?
No.
Can DJI Mini SE be used to shoot night scenes?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE provide LUT files developed by DJI?
No. There currently aren't any LUT files for the DJI Mini SE aircraft.
What should I do if the videos shot by DJI Mini SE are distorted?
The DJI Mini SE's image quality processing belongs to "barrel + pincushion" mixed distortion, and there will be a slight distortion at the edge of the screen.
What is the sampling method of DJI Mini SE videos?
The whole sensor is used for shooting, and the sampling method used in DJI Mini SE videos is downsampling to output the corresponding resolution.
Does the DJI Mini SE aircraft support adjusting the shutter speed and ISO when shooting videos in M ​​mode?
Yes.
What focus method does DJI Mini SE support?
Center auto focus; Focus Range: 1 m to ∞
What are the color depth and dynamic range of the DJI Mini SE camera?
Its color depth is 8 bit (JPEG), and it has a dynamic range of 10 stops.
What resolution is supported by DJI Mini SE when downloading photos and videos to a mobile device?
Photos and videos of all supported resolutions under the camera settings in the DJI Fly app can be downloaded.
Does the DJI Mini SE aircraft support shooting HDR videos?
No.
DJI Mini SE SmartPhoto Introduction
Single shot and Interval are supported.
Can DJI Mini SE capture photos and videos in M mode?
Yes, and the shutter speed, ISO, and white balance can be adjusted in M mode.

Remote Controller

Can the DJI Mini SE remote controller charge mobile devices?
For Android users, the DJI Mini SE remote controller charges the mobile device once it is connected by default, which cannot be disabled in DJI Fly.
For iOS users, the DJI Mini SE remote controller does not support connecting to mobile devices to charge them.
What type of port is used by the DJI Mini SE remote controller?
Type-C
Does the DJI Mini SE's remote controller have an HDMI output?
No.
Does the DJI Mini SE remote controller support dual remote controller mode?
No.
Are the control sticks of the DJI Mini SE remote controller detachable?
Yes, the control sticks of the DJI Mini SE remote controller are detachable.
DJI Mini SE Remote Controller Antenna Type and Usage Notices
Dual antennas design; transmitted by one antennas and received by two antenna
For CE version, the left antenna is used to transmit signals, while for FCC version, the right antenna is used to transmit signals.
The antenna cannot be detached.
Does the DJI Mini SE remote controller have a GPS module?
No.
Does the DJI Mini SE remote controller support QC protocol?
No.
How can I improve the signal receiving quality of the DJI Mini SE 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.
Are the DJI Mini SE remote controller and Mavic Mini remote controller interchangeable?
Yes.
Are the DJI Mini SE remote controller and DJI Mini 2 remote controller interchangeable?
No.

Propulsion

Do I have to remove the propellers for storage?
No.
How do I brake DJI Mini SE in an emergency?
1. Go to "Safety" in the DJI Fly app, "Advanced", and set "Emergency Propeller Stop" to "Anytime (Use with caution)". Then during flight, keep pushing both control sticks to the inner or outer corners for 1.5s to stop the motors.
2. Go to "Safety" in the DJI Fly app, "Advanced", and set "Emergency Propeller Stop" to "Emergency Only". Then during flight, when the flight controller determines that there is an error with the aircraft, keep pushing both control sticks to the inner or outer corners for 1.5s and the motors can stop.
Will the propulsion system be affected after mounting the propeller guards onto the DJI Mini SE drone?
Do not use the propeller guard in windy conditions or in environments where the altitude exceeds 2000 meters. After the propeller guards are mounted onto the aircraft, the propulsion system of the aircraft will be affected, and the flight speed and flight time will be reduced.

Image Transmission

Can the DJI Mini SE image transmission channel be set manually?
Yes.
Can DJI Mini SE be connected to a mobile device via Wi-Fi?
No.

Battery

Does DJI Mini SE support fast charging?
DJI Mini SE supports QC and USB PD fast-charging protocols, and supports up to 29 W of input power.
Why does the DJI Mini SE's battery not work the first time?
New batteries need to be charged to activate them.
What are the functions of the DJI Mini SE Two-Way Charging Hub?
The DJI Mini SE Two-Way Charging Hub supports QC and USB PD fast-charging protocols, and it can charge up to three batteries in sequence. You can also use it for battery storage or as a power bank to charge your mobile device or remote controller via the USB-A port.
Do I need to power off the DJI Mini SE battery before charging it?
There is no power button on the battery, and it is not necessary to turn off the battery when charging the battery separately.
Power off the battery if the battery is inserted to the aircraft.
How do I maintain DJI Mini SE batteries?
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 storing.
If the battery level is above 72%, the battery will discharge automatically after 5 days to 60%.
What is the charging logic of the DJI Mini SE Two-Way Charging Hub?
The Two-Way Charging Hub can charge up to three batteries in sequence. according to their remaining power level, from high to low.
How long does it take to charge the DJI Mini SE battery?
Charge a battery:
10W: 144min
18W: 82min
24W: 63min
PD(29W): 67min
Does DJI Mini SE have battery in-place detectors?
No, DJI Mini SE does not support a battery in-place detection function.
Can the DJI Mini SE drone with the battery installed be charged directly?
You can connect the charging port on the aircraft to the USB charger with the Type-C cable to charge the battery, or the battery charging hub can be used for charging.

Firmware Update

How do I update the firmware of the DJI Mini SE battery?
Insert the battery into the aircraft and power on the aircraft. Connect the aircraft to DJI Fly app. If you need to update the battery firmware, slide the slider when the app prompts "Firmware Consistency Update".
When the DJI Mini SE firmware is updating with DJI Fly, if I put the app in the background, will the update process continue?
No, the DJI Fly app cannot continue the update process in the background, and it will prompt “Update failed". In this case, please reconnect to the internet to download and update the firmware.
Why did the firmware update of DJI Mini SE fail?
a. Make sure that the remaining battery level is 50% 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.
During the update, the aircraft will restart multiple times and automatically shut down after the update has been completed.
After the DJI Mini SE firmware is downloaded, can I disconnect the network connection and continue the update?
After the DJI Mini SE 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 Mini SE?
No.

Accessories

What microSD cards are recommended for use with DJI Mini SE?
Recommended microSD cards capacity, manufacturer/model
16GB: SanDisk Extreme
32GB: Samsung Pro Endurance, Samsung EVO Plus, SanDisk Industrial, SanDisk Extreme V30 A1, SanDisk Extreme V30 A2, SanDisk Extreme Pro V30 A1, SanDisk Extreme Pro V30 A2, Lexar 633x, Lexar 667x
64GB: Samsung PRO Endurance, Samsung EVO Plus, SanDisk Extreme V30 A2, Lexar 633x, Lexar 667x, Lexar 1000x, Lexar High Endurance, Toshiba EXCERIA M303 V30 A1, Netac Pro V30 A1
128GB: Samsung EVO Plus, SanDisk Extreme V30 A2, SanDisk Extreme Plus V30 A1, SanDisk Extreme Plus V30 A2, Lexar 633x, Lexar 667x, Lexar 1000x, Lexar High Endurance, Toshiba EXCERIA M303 V30 A1, Netac Pro V30 A1
256GB: SanDisk Extreme V30 A2
Does DJI Mini SE support DJI Smart Controller?
No.
Will there be an accessory kit to DJI Mini SE which is sold separately?
No. Please go to DJI Store to purchase related accessories separately.
What DJI Mini 2 accessories can be used with DJI Mini SE?
The battery, propellers, charging hub, and 360° propeller guard of the DJI Mini SE and DJI Mini 2 are interchangeable.
What Mavic Mini accessories can be used with DJI Mini SE?
The Mavic Mini DIY Creative Kit, Mavic Mini Snap Adapter, Mavic Mini Propeller Holder, and Mavic Mini Intelligent Flight Battery of the Mavic Mini are compatible with DJI Mini SE. Although DJI Mini SE can use Mavic Mini’s battery, the power will decrease and the total weight will exceed 250 g, requiring registration in some countries and regions. Please check local rules and regulations before use.
Does the DJI Mini SE lens come with a UV filter?
Yes.
Does DJI Mini SE have 360° propeller guards?
Yes. DJI Mini SE 360° propeller guards and the international version of DJI Mini 2 360° propeller guards are interchangeable.
Are the Mavic Mini battery charging hub and DJI Mini SE battery charging hub interchangeable?
No. The Mavic Mini battery charging hub cannot charge the DJI Mini SE battery, but the DJI Mini SE battery charging hub can charge the Mavic Mini battery.
How can I change the propellers of DJI Mini SE?
Use the included screwdriver to change the propellers. Please follow the instructions provided. Remove the two propellers and screws on the same motor, and replace the propellers in the same package with new screws. Attach the propellers with marks to the arms with marks, and the unmarked propellers to the unmarked arms. Make sure that the propellers and screws are installed securely before each flight.
How often do DJI Mini SE propellers need to be replaced?
Before each flight, it is necessary to check the propellers for cracks, wear, warp, corrosion, and loose screws. If any of these conditions are present, the propellers and screws should be replaced. Please follow the instructions in the user manual to replace the propellers and screws.

Software

Does DJI Mini SE support "Automatic RTH"?
Yes.
Always be sure to observe the surrounding environment carefully and set a proper altitude to avoid obstacles when using the Return to Home function.
Is there a way to apply to fly in a restricted zone for DJI Mini SE?
Yes. You can apply for permission to operate in restricted flight areas using the DJI Fly app. Apply by tapping “Unlock GEO Zone” in the DJI Fly app, or fill in the required information at https://www.dji.com/cn/flysafe/custom-unlock.
Does DJI Mini SE support precision landing?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support FocusTrack?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support Hyperlapse?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support QuickShots?
Yes. Dronie, Helix, Rocket, and Circle are supported.
Does DJI Mini SE support Waypoint or planning flight routes?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support live streaming?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support Dynamic Home Point?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support Panorama?
No.
Does DJI Mini SE support QuickTransfer?
No.

Others

Does DJI Mini SE have product certification information?
Yes, the information is printed on the bottom of the carton.
What app does DJI Mini SE work with? Where can I download it? What mobile devices is the app compatible with?
DJI Mini SE can only be used with the DJI Fly app.
You can download the DJI Fly app from major application stores (except Google Play) or from the Downloads page on the DJI official website (https://www.dji.com/cn/mini-se/downloads). Please check compatibility on the website.
How do I activate DJI Mini SE?
Connect your mobile device with the remote controller, then connect DJI Mini SE via the DJI Fly app. Follow the app instructions to activate DJI Mini SE.
How many versions does DJI Mini SE have?
DJI Mini SE has FCC and CE versions, and only the version corresponding to local regulations can be released in each region. Note: There is no Japanese version, and it is not sold in Japan.
Does DJI Mini SE Fly More Combo come with a charging plug?
No. Both DJI Mini SE and DJI Mini SE Fly More Combo do not come with a charging plug. It is recommended to use a 18W charger.

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