DJI INSPIRE 3

Master The Unseen


The DJI Inspire 3 represents the pinnacle of aerial cinematography, providing an unmatched combination of workflow efficiency, camera capabilities, and creative freedom. With its all-in-one design and cutting-edge 8K camera, this drone empowers professional filmmakers to capture the full potential of any shot and unleash their creative vision.

1/1.8-inch Ultra-Wide Night-Vision FPV Camera

O3 Pro Video Transmission with Dual-Control

Full-Frame 8K ProRes RAW/CDNG

Centimeter-Level RTK Positioning and Waypoint Pro

Supports DJI Transmission/Master Wheels/Three-Channel Follow Focus

Dual Aircraft Frame Configurations: Tilt Boost & 360° Pan


integrated, sleek design

The DJI Inspire 3 is a professional-grade camera drone with a sleek and aerodynamic design aimed at minimizing air resistance. It boasts an increased maximum dive speed of 10 m/s (up from Inspire 2's 9 m/s) and vertical ascend/descend speeds of 8 m/s (previously 6 m/s and 4 m/s respectively). These features provide powerful maneuverability, responsive and accurate control, and an extended flight time of up to 28 minutes.

The FPV camera, visual sensors, positioning antennas, and storage card slot are seamlessly integrated into the airframe, giving it a minimalist and modern look. The Inspire 3's design also features a 360° Pan and Tilt Boost structure, building on the classic transformable configuration of the Inspire series. Additionally, when the landing gear is lowered, the gimbal enables obstruction-free 80° upward-angle shooting, allowing cinematographers to capture innovative and striking shots.


RTK ENABLED PRECISION POSITIONING

The Inspire 3 is equipped with high-precision RTK positioning technology commonly used in architecture and surveying industries, allowing for centimeter-level accuracy. This is a significant improvement from traditional meter-level positioning supported by Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS). The adoption of RTK technology not only enhances flight stability but also leads to more precise flight-route planning, significantly boosting creative efficiency.

The airframe of Inspire 3 is designed with built-in RTK antennas featuring a new stacked ceramic design. These antennas support three types of GNSS, namely GPS, BeiDou, and Galileo, and deliver dual-frequency positioning with centimeter-level accuracy. With the option of activating an RTK network or setting up a D-RTK 2 Mobile Station, users can achieve highly accurate positioning without the need for additional modules.

Custom Network RTK

In areas covered by RTK networks, users can easily access custom network RTK directly with Inspire 3. By enabling internet access on DJI RC Plus and connecting to an NTRIP server, the drone can receive comprehensive data for fast and accurate positioning. This simplifies the process and eliminates the need for additional modules, providing a more streamlined and efficient workflow.

DJI D-RTK2 Base Station

In case there is no network RTK coverage, the Inspire 3 can still utilize the RTK function by setting up a D-RTK 2 Mobile Station. This enables the drone to receive comprehensive data from the mobile station for highly accurate positioning. By setting up the mobile station, users can leverage the benefits of RTK technology even in remote or challenging environments.

Dual-Antenna System

The Inspire 3 is designed with built-in stacked ceramic antennas located both in the front and rear of the drone. This provides powerful anti-magnetic-interference capability, which enhances flight accuracy and safety. The use of stacked ceramic antennas ensures reliable connectivity and stable signals, allowing users to fly with confidence and precision.



Waypoint Pro

Waypoint Pro is a specialized feature of the Inspire 3 designed specifically for aerial cinematography. It enables users to plan flight routes and shots with a wide range of customizable settings, allowing for highly precise and automated shooting experiences. The new Repeatable Routes and 3D Dolly modes offer innovative ways to achieve automated shots, while the RTK centimeter-level positioning ensures accurate flight-route planning and execution.

Whether working solo or with a professional crew, Waypoint Pro provides the tools necessary to master even the most complex scenes. With this feature, users can achieve highly customized and precise shots, ultimately enhancing the overall quality of their aerial cinematography.

Repeatable Routes

Repeatable Routes enables the Inspire 3 to automatically fly along the same route and maintain all preset parameters, including altitude, speed, gimbal angle, and camera settings. This feature is especially useful for cinematographers looking to perform difficult one-take shots or create long-duration timelapses capturing transitions such as day to night or season to season.

By repeating the same flight mission, cinematographers can effortlessly achieve precise and consistent shots, ultimately saving time and effort in the filming process. With the ability to maintain preset parameters, users can ensure that their shots remain consistent across multiple takes or flights, resulting in a more polished and professional final product.

Spotlight Pro

Inspire 3 boasts significant improvements over its predecessor, Inspire 2, especially with its upgraded Spotlight Pro feature. With advanced machine-learning algorithms, Inspire 3 can automatically recognize and lock onto people, vehicles, and boats with greater accuracy, providing solo creators with even more shot possibilities.

In Follow mode, Inspire 3 will orient the aircraft and gimbal camera in the same direction as the subject, maintaining a locked position on the subject for circling shots without the need for manual adjustments.

In Free mode, the 360° gimbal pan of Inspire 3 allows the gimbal camera to remain locked on the subject while the solo pilot can use the FPV camera to check surroundings and adjust flight routes responsively for achieving complex camera movements with greater ease.

3D Dolly

3D Dolly is a feature that simulates the movement of a crane, cablecam, or dolly on a film set, going beyond the limitations of these physical devices.

Once a flight route is planned, the cinematographer can manually control the aircraft to move along the route while adjusting parameters such as speed, gimbal angle, and more to achieve the desired shot. This feature enables users to perform complicated cinema-grade camera movements with greater ease and efficiency, ultimately delivering improved visual effects.

By simulating the movement of traditional film equipment, 3D Dolly offers users greater creative freedom and flexibility in their aerial cinematography. This feature also eliminates the need for expensive equipment rentals or setups, ultimately saving time and resources on set.

3D Dolly is a feature that simulates the movement of a crane, cablecam, or dolly on a film set, going beyond the limitations of these physical devices.

Once a flight route is planned, the cinematographer can manually control the aircraft to move along the route while adjusting parameters such as speed, gimbal angle, and more to achieve the desired shot. This feature enables users to perform complicated cinema-grade camera movements with greater ease and efficiency, ultimately delivering improved visual effects.

By simulating the movement of traditional film equipment, 3D Dolly offers users greater creative freedom and flexibility in their aerial cinematography. This feature also eliminates the need for expensive equipment rentals or setups, ultimately saving time and resources on set.


Omnidirectional Sensing System

The DJI Inspire 3 features a highly advanced obstacle avoidance system that includes nine sensors, providing full coverage of the aircraft's surroundings. The sensors work together to detect obstacles from all directions, ensuring maximum protection during flight.

The landing arms of Inspire 3 have been fitted with four fisheye cameras, providing horizontal obstacle sensing when the landing gear is lowered. This design also helps to avoid obstructions from the airframe when the landing gear is raised, allowing for smoother and more efficient flights.

 

The DJI Inspire 3 features a highly advanced obstacle avoidance system that includes nine sensors, providing full coverage of the aircraft's surroundings. The sensors work together to detect obstacles from all directions, ensuring maximum protection during flight.

The landing arms of Inspire 3 have been fitted with four fisheye cameras, providing horizontal obstacle sensing when the landing gear is lowered. This design also helps to avoid obstructions from the airframe when the landing gear is raised, allowing for smoother and more efficient flights.

The Inspire 3 is equipped with following sensors for the advanced obstacle avoidance system:

360° Horizontal Visual Sensors

Upward Visual Sensors

Downward Visual Sensors

Downward ToF Sensor

The Inspire 3 is equipped with following sensors for the advanced obstacle avoidance system:

360° Horizontal Visual Sensors

Upward Visual Sensors

Downward Visual Sensors

Downward ToF Sensor

Customizable Obstacle Sensing

In addition to the omnidirectional obstacle sensing system, Inspire 3 offers a new customizable function that enhances flight safety and creative freedom. Users can enable or disable horizontal, upward, and downward obstacle sensing independently, and manually set an obstacle alert range to fit different scenarios.

When active avoidance is disabled, real-time distance from an obstacle can still be viewed on the navigation display, and an audio alert can be heard when an obstacle is within a set range, without the aircraft performing an automatic avoidance movement. This feature unlocks new possibilities for professional aerial teams seeking to achieve more intricate camera movements.


Ultra-Wide Night-Vision FPV Camera

Inspire 3 features a brand-new FPV camera with a 1/1.8-inch sensor, 3μm pixel size, and an ultra-wide DFOV of 161°. It can transmit live feeds at a maximum resolution of 1080p/60fps, making it twice as wide as its predecessor.

The enhanced light-sensing ability of this camera enables pilots to see their surroundings in high definition, even at night, ensuring a higher level of flight safety.


Full-Frame 8K Imaging System

The Zenmuse X9-8K Air is DJI's lightest full-frame three-axis gimbal camera designed specifically for the Inspire 3 to elevate drone cinematography to new heights. It is equipped with DJI's latest CineCore 3.0 image processing system, which allows for internal recording of up to 8K/25fps CinemaDNG video and 8K/75fps Apple ProRes RAW video, catering to the demands of high-end film and television productions.

With 8K resolution, Inspire 3's Zenmuse X9-8K Air camera captures ultra-high-resolution aerial footage that accurately represents the texture of the real world, producing stunningly clear visuals that captivate audiences, especially when viewed on larger screens. RAW video format enables the full potential of the X9-8K Air's sensor to be utilized, offering ample room for color grading and visual effects.

The Zenmuse X9-8K Air also supports full-frame 4K/120fps ProRes RAW video internal recording without cropping in S&Q mode, giving users greater creative freedom during editing. X9-8K Air boasts dual native ISO support, enabling it to offer EI 800/4000 at full-frame 30fps and below, ideal for the 24fps often used in film productions and the 25fps common in commercial and television productions. Above 30fps, EI 320/1600 is available. With this feature, Zenmuse X9-8K Air can capture images with impressive details and minimal noise, even in low-light environments such as cityscapes or beaches, making it comparable to high-end ground-based cinema cameras.

14+ Stops of Dynamic Range

With its 14+ stops of dynamic range, X9-8K Air is capable of capturing rich details in both highlights and shadows, even in challenging lighting scenarios such as sunrises and sunsets. This high dynamic range opens up new possibilities for post-editing, allowing for genuine color retention even after significant exposure adjustments.

X9-8K EI Grayscale (30 fps and below)

X9-8K EI Grayscale (above 30 fps)

DJI DL Mount Lenses

The Zenmuse X9-8K Air is equipped with DJI's DL mount and is designed to be used with an additional 18 mm F2.8 full-frame ultra-wide lens and a new telephoto lens (will be released in the future). This is in addition to the previous full-frame lens options of DL 24/35/50 mm F2.8, all of which are tailored for aerial cinematography. All five lenses come with lightweight, monocoque carbon fiber housings, with the lightest lens weighing a mere 178 g, allowing for ultra-high maneuverability that satisfies Inspire 3's demands.

The DL 18 mm F2.8 ASPH full-frame lens is an exceptional addition to the X9-8K Air's lens selection. It has been specifically designed to cater to the needs of 8K aerial cinematography. The 18 mm focal length, with a full-frame DFOV of 100°, is ideal for capturing vast subjects like mountains and architecture, providing more information in the frame. When shooting subjects up close, the ultra-wide angle creates a captivating visual tension. The lens produces sharp and true-to-life colors with well-controlled chromatic aberration, allowing it to record 8K imagery with more detail.

The Zenmuse X9-8K Air is equipped with DJI's DL mount and is designed to be used with an additional 18 mm F2.8 full-frame ultra-wide lens and a new telephoto lens (will be released in the future). This is in addition to the previous full-frame lens options of DL 24/35/50 mm F2.8, all of which are tailored for aerial cinematography. All five lenses come with lightweight, monocoque carbon fiber housings, with the lightest lens weighing a mere 178 g, allowing for ultra-high maneuverability that satisfies Inspire 3's demands.

The DL 18 mm F2.8 ASPH full-frame lens is an exceptional addition to the X9-8K Air's lens selection. It has been specifically designed to cater to the needs of 8K aerial cinematography. The 18 mm focal length, with a full-frame DFOV of 100°, is ideal for capturing vast subjects like mountains and architecture, providing more information in the frame.

When shooting subjects up close, the ultra-wide angle creates a captivating visual tension. The lens produces sharp and true-to-life colors with well-controlled chromatic aberration, allowing it to record 8K imagery with more detail.

DCCS - DJI CINEMA COLOUR SYSTEM

DJI's Cinema Color System builds on the company's established color science and technology to ensure that the X9-8K Air captures authentic colors that elevate the visual appeal of aerial cinematography. The system maintains color accuracy in various environments and lighting conditions, including natural settings and urban landscapes. It also accurately captures skin tones. The result is effortless color matching between the X9-8K Air and DJI's ground-based cinema cameras such as the Ronin 4D, providing consistent color style from air to ground. This capability meets the demands of post-editing workflows in film production.

 

MULTI-CAMERA TIMECODE SYNC

The 3.5mm port on the aircraft enables timecode synchronization between equipment in the air and on the ground, streamlining the editing process and increasing efficiency when dealing with large amounts of footage from multiple cameras.


O3 Pro Video Transmission and Control System


The O3 Pro is DJI's latest cinema-grade video transmission system that provides remarkable performance for the Inspire 3. With a maximum transmission distance of 15 km in single control mode and 12 km in dual-control mode, O3 Pro offers a significant leap in transmission distance, latency, and overall stability when compared to the Inspire 2's Lightbridge video transmission system. Both the gimbal camera and FPV camera support 1080p/60fps live feeds with an ultra-low latency of 90 ms. The system also introduces a new feature by supporting 4K/30fps live feeds with a maximum transmission distance of 5 km, perfect for UHD monitoring and livestreaming on set.

DJI RC Plus

The Inspire 3 drone comes with a remote controller called the DJI RC Plus, which is designed for professional use. It has a built-in 7-inch screen with a brightness of 1,200 nits, making it ideal for outdoor use in bright conditions. The controller also has several buttons and dials on the front, back, and top, which enable fast and intuitive operation. Users can customize the button functions to suit their preferences for a smoother operating experience.

The built-in battery of the RC Plus provides approximately 3.3 hours of operating time, but this can be extended to 6 hours with an external WB37 battery. Battery hot-swapping is also supported to improve creative efficiency.

In addition to the classic flight control interface, the DJI Pilot 2 app for Inspire adds a cinema-grade monitoring interface. This feature allows gimbal operators and DPs to easily check important information such as camera exposure, video specifications, focal length, and gimbal angle.

Finally, the Inspire 3 also comes with professional accessories such as a strap and waist support, which are included to provide a more comfortable and efficient long-duration use.

Independent Links for Dual Control

The dual-control system of Inspire 3 has been improved significantly from its predecessor. Both remote controllers can receive live feeds and control the drone independently, allowing the pilot and gimbal operator to be positioned in different locations on set. This removes the constraints of the primary and secondary control links, as was the case with Inspire 2.
Moreover, in case the pilot loses connection with the aircraft, the gimbal operator can now take control of the drone to return it safely to home or land directly.

 


Dual Battery System and new charging hub

Inspire 3 features the latest TB51 dual-battery system that incorporates advanced battery chemistry technology to enhance reliability and performance. These batteries are smaller, lighter, and higher voltage than the previous TB50 batteries, resulting in a maximum flight time of 28 minutes. The new battery release mechanism enables hot-swapping, allowing for uninterrupted operation. Additionally, if the temperature drops below 10°C (64°F), the batteries activate an auto-heating function to maintain optimal flight performance, even in frigid locations with temperatures as low as -20°C (-4°F).

The brand-new collapsible battery charging hub achieves the perfect balance between charging speed and storage size. It has a capacity of eight batteries and can charge two batteries up to 90% in only 35 minutes and all eight batteries to 100% in just 160 minutes when using Fast mode. Moreover, it includes a 65W USB-C port, which can be used to charge an RC Plus.


DJI PROSSD 1TB

The DJI PROSSD 1TB included in the package offers a maximum read speed of 900Mbps. You can easily read the footage on your computer by connecting it through the provided USB-C to USB-C cable without requiring a separate card reader.


STORAGE

The redesigned trolley case comes with four wheels that can move in 360 degrees, two side handles, and an extendable handle, making transportation and transitions easy. For added safety, two numbered locks are equipped. The well-designed trolley case can store various items such as one aircraft, one X9-8K Air gimbal camera, two RC Plus remote controllers, four lenses, twelve batteries, two battery charging hubs, three sets of propellers, and other items. The new foldable quick-release propellers are easy to store and do not need to be re-installed before each flight.


DJI PRO ECOSYSTEM COMPATIBILITY

DJI High Bright Monitor

Inspire 3 offers the flexibility to use the DJI High-Bright Remote Monitor as a secondary remote controller in addition to the RC Plus. The remote monitor can directly pair with Inspire 3 to receive live feeds, and can even control gimbal and focus when the Ronin 4D Hand Grips are attached.

Additionally, the HDMI and SDI ports on the remote monitor can output live feeds to other monitoring devices.


DJI Three- Channel Follow Focus

The DJI Three-Channel Follow Focus is a professional-grade accessory that enables remote control of focus and aperture adjustments on Inspire 3 through the O3 Pro transmission system. To achieve this, the Three-Channel Follow Focus requires a DJI High-Bright Remote Monitor to act as an intermediary device. With this setup, the focus puller can achieve precise remote control of focus and stepless aperture adjustments, resulting in a seamless wireless monitoring and control experience. This accessory is part of the DJI PRO ecosystem and designed to meet the needs of professional filmmakers and cinematographers.

When using two DJI RC Plus remote controllers in conjunction with DJI Three-Channel Follow Focus, the DJI High-Bright Remote Monitor must act as an intermediary device and connect to the gimbal operator's RC Plus via HDMI and USB A-C cables. This setup allows for separate control of piloting, gimbal control, and focus control by designated personnel.


DJI Three- Channel Follow Focus

The DJI Three-Channel Follow Focus is a professional-grade accessory that enables remote control of focus and aperture adjustments on Inspire 3 through the O3 Pro transmission system. To achieve this, the Three-Channel Follow Focus requires a DJI High-Bright Remote Monitor to act as an intermediary device. With this setup, the focus puller can achieve precise remote control of focus and stepless aperture adjustments, resulting in a seamless wireless monitoring and control experience. This accessory is part of the DJI PRO ecosystem and designed to meet the needs of professional filmmakers and cinematographers.

When using two DJI RC Plus remote controllers in conjunction with DJI Three-Channel Follow Focus, the DJI High-Bright Remote Monitor must act as an intermediary device and connect to the gimbal operator's RC Plus via HDMI and USB A-C cables. This setup allows for separate control of piloting, gimbal control, and focus control by designated personnel.


DJI Master Wheels

The Master Wheels controller is a cutting-edge system designed for professional use that utilizes high-precision sensors, advanced control algorithms, and state-of-the-art product design to provide accurate and fluid remote control of camera movement.

 

When using a DJI High-Bright Remote Monitor as the secondary controller with Inspire 3, and connected as an intermediary to the PRO ecosystem, the DJI Master Wheels can be used to control the gimbal. This provides cinematographers with a gimbal control experience comparable to that of the Ronin 2, and allows them to work with familiar operating habits.


DJI Transmission

DJI Transmission is a revolutionary solution that integrates a video receiver, monitor, controller, and recorder. It is an evolution of the established DJI aerial video transmission technology and is specifically designed for seamless integration with Ronin-series products and DJI Master Wheels. With its advanced features, it pushes the boundaries of transmission experience, providing unparalleled vision and transforming the industry.

Inspire 3's DJI Transmission system enables enhanced monitoring capabilities on set. By connecting an RC Plus to a DJI Video Transmitter with Broadcast mode enabled, live feeds can be transmitted to an unlimited number of remote monitors, improving coordination efficiency.


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Standard Kit Contents:

  • 1x Inspire 3 Aircraft
  • 1x RC Plus (Inspire 3)
  • 6x TB51 Intelligent Battery
  • 1x Zenmuse X9-8K Air Gimbal Camera
  • 1x Zenmuse X9-8K Air Gimbal Camera Case
  • 1x DL Mount Lens Cap
  • 1x X9 Gimbal Base Cap
  • 1x TB51 Intelligent Battery Charging Hub
  • 1x TB51 Intelligent Battery Charging Hub AC Cable
  • 1x TB51 Intelligent Battery Paired Batteries Sticker
  • 3x Inspire 3 Foldable Quick-Release Propellers (Pair)
  • 1x PROSSD 1TB
  • 1x Inspire 3 Trolley Case
  • 1x RC Plus Strap
  • 1x RC Plus Waist Support
  • 1x Lens Carrying Box (18/24/35/50mm)
  • 2x Inspire 3 Gimbal Rubber Dampers
  • 1x Double-Headed Screwdriver
  • 1x USB-C to USB-C High-Speed Data Cable
  • 1x USB-C to USB-A Data Cable
  • Documents