The DJI Announcement"The DJI Dropsafe is designed to slow your aircraft in the event of an emergency." DJI say in the Announcement. [caption id="attachment_637" align="aligncenter" width="226" class=" "] Larger images to come soon.[/caption] It also states that is deploys in less that half a second and needs to have at least an altitude of 6 meters. The good news is that is a reusable design and you can buy DJI Dropsafe gas canisters from DJI dealers along with you drop speed reduction system. The Dropsafe system itself weights only 550g.
DJI Dropsafe SafetyTo ensure there is never any accidental deployment the system comes with electrical safety and also mechanical safety. The electrical safety will prevent the Dropsafe from deploying within 9 seconds of powering on the system. Whereas the mechanical safety includes a removeable safety pin prevening the triggering pins from making contact with the firing mechanism. Remove the pins for each flight, ensuring you return them after each flight too. [caption id="attachment_639" align="aligncenter" width="176" class=" "] Larger images coming soon.[/caption] There is also a self-checking LED that indicates the DJI Dropsafe system status. Once green the system has completed a full system check and is good to go. Any other colour and you will need to investigate.
What Is The DJI Dropsafe Compatible WithWe are advised from DJI that the DJI Dropsafe is fully compatible with the DJI S1000, S1000+ and S900 Spreading Wings platforms. It is also fully compatible with the Freefly Cinestar and Heliguy Heavy Lift. [caption id="attachment_643" align="aligncenter" width="555"] DJI Dropsafe compatible with S1000, S1000+ & S900[/caption] [caption id="attachment_644" align="aligncenter" width="555" class=" "] DJI Dropsafe compatible with S1000, S1000+ & S900[/caption] We are also told that is is not compatible with the S800 and S800 EVO if the system is fully loaded with gimbal and camera. Only if the system is without a full payload can it be used.
DJI Dropsafe Gas CanistersThe DJI Dropsafe needs only one canister to deploy. These are not included in your dropsafe and are bought separate as spare parts. [caption id="attachment_642" align="aligncenter" width="285" class=" "] Larger images coming soon.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_641" align="aligncenter" width="279" class=" "] Larger images coming soon.[/caption]
DJI Dropsafe Fitting Service
As you know, we have built many large multirotor systems where this can now be applied. Heliguy can fit this to new and previous systems upon request.
Call Us on 0845 838 8652 or +44 (0)191 296 1024 to get set up.As already mentioned, we are working with the DJI technical team to expand the compatibility of the DJI Dropsafe to other flight control autopilots.