DJI Inspire 1 – all new “Hollywood 4K drone” for under $3000

Availability – 1st December 2014. Pre-order from B&H now

Well, DJI Phantom 2 is toast! The new DJI Inspire 1 is a massive upgrade taking it much higher end. The camera that comes with the Inspire 1 shoots DCI 4K at 4096 x 2160 as well as Ultra HD at 3840 x 2160, with support for 30,25 and 24p. Radio range is 1.2 miles and it streams a high quality 720p feed for monitoring on the remote control. Extra handsets at $650 allow for a second operator and BOTH benefit from the HD feed.

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First 4K Canon 1DC drone flight (and FS700 / C300 also gets airborne)

The Canon 1D C has taken to the skies for the first time thanks to Perspective Aerials founder Anthony Jacobs, who has just stepped up their drone to fly heavier cameras. The new rig has a custom built RC follow focus by Anthony Lenzo of Air Sea Land (ASL).

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