DJI’s new Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced is the latest addition to DJI’s commercial fleet. The Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced “adds a plethora of performance upgrades to its predecessor,” says a DJI press release.
The new release is a recognition that the powerful but small Mavic 2 Enterprise has been used for a wide variety of commercial applications, including drone inspections – a major vertical for the commercial drone industry. Adding new features and accessories, DJI has created a tool ideal for industrial inspection: for telecom, cranes, construction, and more.
“We realized that our Enterprise customers were often using the Mavic 2 Enterprise for industrial inspections where better accuracy and higher resolutions for thermal and visual sensors were critical features to perform a job well. Thanks to new key upgrades, the Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced becomes the ideal drone and must-have tool for these types of complex inspections,” said Christina Zhang, Senior Director, Corporate Strategy & Communication at DJI. “Inspection professionals will be able to pinpoint defects and anomalies with better detail and perform operations and maintenance more effectively. Lastly, first responders and firefighters will be able to quickly locate victims, identify hot spots, and screen for fire risks to draft targeted rescue plans while keeping personnel safe.”
DJI’s New Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced: Features
DJI’s newest offering has advanced dual sensors featuring an HD 640×512 px thermal resolution camera and a 48MP visual camera with a 1/2” CMOS sensor. The thermal camera features a 30Hz frame rate, capable of temperature measurement accuracy to ±2°C. “Pilots can switch between visual, thermal, or split-view feeds for different project needs. The Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced can capture HD images and 4K videos from a safe distance. Its high-resolution camera sensors support a 32x digital zoom and a 16x thermal zoom, allowing operators to focus on the details that count on aerial inspection missions,” says a DJI press release.
There are additional thermal features: and DJI’s new Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced “can be equipped with a DJI RTK module which achieves centimeter-level accuracy and supports NTRIP making it ideal for powerline inspections,” says the press release. “Operators can create up to 240 waypoints to conduct automated, detailed inspection missions in complex environments. The lightweight and portable format of the Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced offers maximum agility as it can take off in less than a minute and zip through complex operating environments thanks to faster ascent and descent speeds.””
Safety and Security
Data protection is prominent in the new Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced: Local Data Mode is one of several ways that operators can ensure that hteir data is secure. “When activated, Local Data Mode will stop the DJI App from sending or receiving any data over the internet. This provides added security assurances for operators of flights involving critical infrastructure, governmental projects or other sensitive missions. The radio link between the aircraft and remote controller features robust AES-256 encryption,” says the release.
The Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced incorporates 24 GB of onboard data storage and password protection. This provides additional security to the drone and its onboard data storage, while protecting the data even if the drone is physically compromised.”
Modular Accessories to Enhance Mission Productivity
The new Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced also includes useful accessories that enhance mission productivity.
- Spotlight – The spotlight with a brightness of 2,400 lumens aids operations at night and during low-light or complex daytime conditions like fog and smoke.
- Speaker – A loudspeaker with a maximum projection of 100 decibels (1-meter distance) is able to store multiple voice recordings and play clips on loop enabling communication with ground teams during emergency situations for efficient operations.
- Beacon – Designed with U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Night Waiver standards in mind, the Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced beacon features a bright flashing strobe visible 4.8 kilometers (3 miles) away. This helps pilots carry out missions in low-light conditions or at night much more safely, and provides additional airspace awareness for operators of nearby drones and traditional aircraft.
- DJI Smart Controller – Its ultra-bright 5.5-inch 1080p display maintains clear visibility even in direct sunlight.
Price and Availability
The new DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced is available for pre-order from official DJI Enterprise dealers and will start shipping in Q1 2021. Pricing details and information on where to buy will be available at your local DJI Enterprise Partners.
DJI Enterprise dealer map: https://www.dji.com/where-to-
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