DJI Spark: Your Guide to this Amazing Little Drone

What are the DJI Spark Specs?

The DJI Spark Drone is the ideal drone for persons of all ages, including small children. This drone is smaller compared to other drone copters in the market; it’s roughly the same size as a soda can. It can shoot high quality video and has a 2-axis stabilizer embedded on the camera. The drone has the capability to fly up to 31mph for a period of 16 minutes per flight.

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When in flight mode, you can control it with use of gestures. Just move your hands or fingers to signal it to take a photo of you from above or move several feet away from you. In addition to those features, this drone also has multiple automated software controls, which can be found in the DJI GO 4 app.

The Spark’s camera supports vertical and horizontal Pano Modes as well as ShallowFocus. This drone’s remote controller is designed to fit mobile devices that are 6.5 to 8.55 thick and have a maximum length of 160mm. You can easily update the firmware of remote using the DJI GO 4app. Charging time for the remote controller is 2 hours and this battery life can last for up to 2&1/2 hours of use.

An included USB cable is used to charge the Spark, and the Charging Hub can be used for charging 3 batteries at the same time. Remove the batteries from the drone and put them in the Charging Hub for simultaneous charging. It takes 52 minutes to fully charge a single battery in the Charging Hub, 55 minutes for 2 batteries, and 85.2 minutes for three batteries. While using a standard USB cable, it will take 80 minutes to charge the battery fully. It is recommended to charge the aircraft batteries fully at least once in every 3 months.

This lightweight aircraft is smart phone controlled, supports gesture controls, comes with GPS stabilization, and has in-built safety features. It has great speed and can withstand maximum temperatures of 32-104 degrees Fahrenheit, making it a very applicable drone suitable for all ages.

How much does the DJI Spark Cost in Ireland?

DJI Spark Fly More Combo: RRP €889

DJI Spark Mini Drone: RRP €499

DJI Spark | Alpine White: €499

DJI Spark Controller Combo: €499

How Much Does the DJI Spark Weigh?

The DJI Spark is lightweight and small. Its takeoff weight is 300g (0.66 pounds). This is less compared to the weight of the Mavic Platinum (1.62 pounds/734g).

Is the DJI Spark Waterproof?

No, the DJI Spark Drone is not waterproof. It is recommended that you shouldn’t fly the drone if it is snowing, raining, foggy, or there are wet conditions nearby. You should also ensure that you do not land or take off the drone near water puddles, lakes, or other water bodies. If the Spark lands on water, it might be damaged, therefore you should just avoid wet conditions altogether.

Does the DJI Spark Have Internal Memory?

No, the Spark doesn’t have any internal memory unless a micro SD card is installed in it. If you have input an SD card, it should show up when you connect the drone to your personal computer through a USB cable. All the cached files are directly stored on your mobile device; there’s a setting embedded in the DJI GO App which allows you to set the size limit of cached files.

Recommended Micro SD cards for Spark include SanDisk 16GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC, SanDisk 32 GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC, SanDisk 64 GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC, Kingston 16 GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC, Kingston 32 GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC, Samsung 16 GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC, Samsung 32 GB UHS-I Micro SDHC and Samsung 64 GB UHS-I Micro SDXC.

How High Can the DJI Spark Fly?

The DJI Spark gesture-controlled drone has an altitude capability of up to 120 meters (400 feet). This is very impressive for a drone that small. It can resist wind speeds of between 13-18 mph to attain this height. The maximum ascent speed is 9.8ft per second. It can attain maximum speeds of 31mph without wind obstruction.

The drone’s effective transmission range when connected to a mobile device is a maximum height of 50 meters and a distance of 100 meters.