folding DJI spreading wings S900 is a carbon fiber photography drone folding DJI spreading wings S900 is a carbon fiber photography drone
aug 04, 2014

folding DJI spreading wings S900 is a carbon fiber photography drone

folding DJI spreading wings S900 is a carbon fiber photography drone
all images courtesy of DJI

 

 

 

DJI, a company specializing in the development of flight control technology, has introduced their latest photography drone, the ‘spreading wings S900’. like most of their remote-controlled helicopters, the automated device features advanced autopilot technology coupled with a unique gimbal stabilization system, delivering video footage and images of comparable quality to those shot on manned helicopters. the device has a lightweight, highly portable frame; the arms and landing gear are made of carbon fiber, which increases stability and strength without sacrificing performance.

 

 

video courtesy djiinnovations

 

 

 

the portable drone is designed with arms that fold in order to save space, a redesigned and rebuilt power distribution system with gold-plated metal bearings that secure the power cords during flight, and a removable upper center board, meaning set-up time just takes a few minutes. combined with 4114 pro motors and 1552 folding propellers, the S900 has a maximum thrust of 2.5 kilograms.

folding DJI spreading wings S900 is a carbon fiber photography drone

 

 

 

retractable landing gear and a special low gimbal mounting bracket give users a wide range of possible shooting angles and camera motions. the latest motor adopts a single wire stator design, offering improved heat dissipation and better performance. each arm is designed with an 8° inversion and a 3° inclination, making the aircraft more stable when rolling and pitching, yet more flexible when rotating. as the gimbal bracket is separated from the main frame by specially designed dampers, it significantly reduces high-frequency vibrations, resulting in a clearer and sharper shot.

folding DJI spreading wings S900 is a carbon fiber photography drone

the S900 fully supports the zenmuse Z15, GH3, GH4, and BMPCC gimbals

folding DJI spreading wings S900 is a carbon fiber photography drone
each arm is designed with an 8° inversion and a 3° inclination

 

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