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May 17, 2017, 10:33 AM
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Official DJI Spark Owner's Thread


Seize the Moment


Meet Spark, a mini drone that features all of DJI's signature technologies, allowing you to seize the moment whenever you feel inspired. With intelligent flight control options, a mechanical gimbal, and a camera with incredible image quality, Spark empowers you to push your creative boundaries.


Quick Launch

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With FaceAware, Spark lifts off from your hand by recognizing your face. It takes off and hovers in place within seconds of powering on.

Simple Control

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Take amazing aerial photos using just hand gestures, without a remote controller or mobile device.1

Create with Ease

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Intelligent Flight Modes and intuitive controls help you create cinematic aerial videos with just a few taps.

Edit and Share

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The DJI GO 4 app features automatic editing templates and an array of filters. Quickly edit videos and share them straight to social media.

Intelligent Flight Modes

Smart, reliable, and incredibly intuitive

QuickShot ActiveTrack Gesture TapFly


Videos with a Tap

Let Spark take professional shots for you. QuickShots help you shoot amazing footage with cinematic composition.


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Ascend with the camera pointing downward.


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Fly backward and upward, with the camera locked on your subject.


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Circle around your target.


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Fly upward, spiraling around your subject.


Flight at Your Fingertips

In TapFly mode, just envision your shot and Spark captures it for you. Tap your phone screen and Spark, using vision technology, flies in the direction of your tap or exactly where you tapped while actively sensing obstacles. Capture shot after shot with just your fingertips.


Tap the screen and fly to that spot while maintaining altitude.


Keep flying in the direction you tap on the screen.


Stay on Target

With ActiveTrack, Spark automatically recognizes objects of different shapes and sizes then tracks them according to what they are and how fast they move. This makes tracking much easier and more reliable.


Track your target from in front or behind, or even circle around it.


Follow your subject from a fixed perspective.


Your Moments, Captured

Deep learning gesture recognition allows you to take selfies with simple hand motions. With PalmControl mode, control Spark’s movement by hand. If you want, leave your remote controller and phone at home.


Raise your arms, wave your hand, or make a frame with your fingers to maneuver Spark and shoot photos.


Spark can follow your hand movements or even take off and land on your palm.

High-Performance Camera

Amazing images and stabilized video

1/2.3” Sensor Powerful Lens UltraSmooth Mechanical Gimbal

Mechanical Gimbal Stabilization

Shake-Free Shots

Spark's 2-axis mechanical gimbal and UltraSmooth technology dramatically reduce shake and rolling shutter effect, keeping shots stable and detailed.

Powerful Lens

Capture the World

All Spark images are consistently sharp and vivid with very little color aberration and distortion. Spark's camera has an f/2.6 wide-angle lens with a 25 mm equivalent focal length. Five elements are arranged into a single group that fit into a compressedframe.

1/2.3” Sensor

Record More Details

Small and compact, Spark's camera features a 1/2.3 inch CMOS sensor, allowing you to shoot stabilized video at 1080p and stills at 12 MP. Larger pixels mean Spark is acutely sensitive to light and records colors precisely.

Multiple Shooting Modes

Versatile Photography

Spark adopts all previous DJI drone shooting modes while adding two new modes: Pano and ShallowFocus.


Spark shoots horizontal or vertical panoramas by automatically adjusting its gimbal and heading.


Spark uses its 3D vision technology to create photos with a shallow depth of field.

Flight Performance

Awesome potential, immersive experiences

50 kph Powerful Propulsion, 2 km HD Wi-Fi Video Transmission with RC, 16 minMax Flight Time, FPV Flight Immersive Experience

Powerful Propulsion

Speed and PrecisionControl

With its aerodynamic, lightweight, and slick design, Spark soars through the air with minimal wind resistance. The gimbal and camera are flush with the aircraft, significantly increasing stability. Powerful propulsion offers steady flight in strong winds at up to 31 mph (50 kph) in Sport Mode. and an advanced flight control system means flying is fun and intuitive.

HD Wi-Fi Video Transmission

Fly Farther,See More

Innovative HD Wi-Fi technology allows for 720p real-time video transmission from up to 1.2 mi (2 km) away. 2, 3

Stay in the Air

Uncompromised Flight Time 4

Even with all of Spark'sintelligent features, flight time isn't compromised. Fly for up to 16 minutes with a fully-charged battery, capturing more footage.

FPV Flight

Aerial Immersion

Switch to Sport Mode and unleash Spark's speed potential. Sport Mode sets the gimbal mode to FPV by default, so the camera moves with you as you fly. For an upgraded FPV experience, pick up a pair of DJI Goggles and see a different world.

Flight Safety

Worry-free flight in the palm of your hand 1

FlightAutonomy Return to Home Flight Protection Intelligent Battery


Enhanced Awareness

Spark's FlightAutonomy system includes the main camera, vision positioning system (VPS), 3D Sensing System, dual-band GPS, high-precision inertial measurement unit, and 24 powerful computing cores. This allows Spark to hover accurately anywhere with VPS assistance at up to 98 ft (30 m), sense obstacles from up to 16 ft (5 m) away, and land safely.

Return to Home

Worry-Free Flight

Like all recent DJI drones, Spark can return to its home point automatically with sufficient GPS signal. If the battery gets too low, connection is lost, or you hit the Return to Home (RTH) button, Spark flies back to the preset home point while sensing obstacles in its path. Spark’s downward-facing camera captures images of the area surrounding the home point and references these images during RTH for a safe landing.

Flight Protection

Fly Smarter

DJI’s GEO system lets you know where drone flights may raise safety or security concerns, such as near airports or stadiums. This provides the information needed to fly Spark safely and responsibly.

Learn More

Intelligent Flight Battery

Power andProtection

Spark uses a high energy density LiPo battery for optimal performance. 12 intelligent protection functions help deliver safe flight. Additionally, Spark’s battery estimates remaining flight time, letting you know when to land in real time.

1. Propeller guards are recommended when using these functions.
2. Remote controller (optional accessory) required.
3. Unobstructed, free of interference, with remote controller when FCC compliant.
4. Estimated flight time is based on flying in windless conditions at a constant speed of 12.4 mph (20 kph). Actual flight times may vary depending on your environment.
5. Remote controller required; DJI Goggles compatibility coming soon.
Last edited by Tahoe Ed; May 24, 2017 at 11:37 AM.
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May 17, 2017, 10:47 AM
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Max Ascent Speed 9.8 ft/s (3 m/s) in Sport Mode without wind
Max Descent Speed 9.8 ft/s (3 m/s) in Auto Landing Mode
Max Speed 31 mph (50 kph) in Sport Mode without wind
Max Service Ceiling Above Sea Level 13,123 feet (4,000 m)
Max Flight Time 16 minutes (no wind at a consistent 12.4 mph (20 kph))
Max Hovering Time 15 minutes (no wind)
Operating Temperature Range 32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
Satellite Positioning Systems GPS/GLONASS
Hover Accuracy Range Vertical:
+/- 0.1 m (when Vision Positioning is active) or +/-0.5 m
+/- 0.3 m (when Vision Positioning is active) or +/-1.5 m
Transmitter Power (EIRP) 2.4 GHz
FCC: 25 dBm; CE: 18 dBm; SRRC: 18 dBm
5.8 GHz
FCC: 27 dBm; CE: 14 dBm; SRRC: 27 dBm
Operating Frequency 2.400 - 2.483 GHz; 5.725 - 5.825 GHz
Takeoff Weight 300 g
Dimensions 14314355 mm
Diagonal Distance (propellers excluded) 170 mm

Obstacle Sensing Range 1-16 ft (0.2 - 5 m)
Operating Environment Surface should be larger than 20x20 cm and enable diffuse reflection, with reflection rate >20% (eg. wall, tree, people)

Sensor 1/2.3" CMOS
Effective pixels: 12 MP
Lens FOV 81.9 25 mm (35 mm format equivalent) f/2.6
(shooting range: 2 m to ∞)
ISO Range Video: 100-3200
Photo: 100-1600
Electronic Shutter Speed 2-1/8000 s
Image Size 39682976
Still Photography Modes Single Shot
Burst Shooting: 3 frames
Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB): 3 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV bias
Interval: 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60 s
Video Resolution FHD: 19201080 30p
Max Video Bitrate 24 Mbps
Supported File Systems FAT32 (≤ 32 GB)
Photo Format JPEG
Video Format MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)

Operating Frequency 2.412-2.462 GHz; 5.745-5.825 GHz
Max Transmission Distance 2.412 - 2.462 GHz (unobstructed, free of interference)
FCC: 1.2 mi (2 km); CE: 0.3 mi (500 m); SRRC: 0.3 mi (500 m)
5.745 - 5.825 GHz (unobstructed, free of interference)
FCC: 1.2 mi (2 km); CE: 0.18 mi (300 m); SRRC: 0.7 mi (1.2 km)
Operating Temperature Range 32 to 104 F (0 to 40 C)
Battery 2970 mAh
Transmitter Power (EIRP) 2.4 GHz
FCC: ≤26 dBm; CE: ≤18 dBm; SRCC: ≤18 dBm
5.8 GHz
FCC: ≤28 dBm; CE: ≤14 dBm; SRCC: ≤26 dBm
Operating Current/Voltage 950 mAh @3.7 V
Supported Mobile Device Size Thickness range: 6.5-8.5 mm
Max length: 160 mm

Capacity 1480 mAh
Voltage 11.4 V
Max Charging Voltage 13.05 V
Battery Type LiPo 3S
Energy 16.87 Wh
Net Weight Approx. 0.2 lbs (95 g)
Charging Temperature Range 41 to 104 F (5 to 40 C)


Controllable Range Pitch: -85 to 0
Stabilization 2-axis mechanical (pitch, roll)

Velocity Range ≤22.4 mph (36 kph) at 6.6 ft (2 m) above ground
Altitude Range 0-26 ft (0 - 8 m)
Operating Range 0-98 ft (0 - 30 m)
Operating Environment Surface with clear patterns, enables diffuse reflection with >20% reflection rate
Adequate lighting (lux>15)

Operating Frequency 2.4 GHz/5.8 GHz
Max Transmission Distance 100 m(Distance), 50 m(Height) (Unobstructed, free of interference)

Input 100-240 V; 50/60 Hz; 0.5 A
Output 5 V/3 A; 9 V/2 A; 12 V/1.5 A

Model Sandisk 16/32 GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC
Kingston 16/32 GB UHS-1 Micro SDHC
Samsung 16/32 GB UHS-I Micro SDHC
Sandisk 64 GB UHS-1 Micro SDXC
Kingston 64 GB UHS-1 Micro SDXC
Samsung 64 GB UHS-I Micro SDXC
Last edited by Tahoe Ed; May 24, 2017 at 11:55 AM.
May 17, 2017, 10:55 AM
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Edit- reserved for Tahoe Ed if he needs it. Sorry Ed, i just got exited and wanted to comment

Okay.. I'm listening.
Is this a micro with a great camera and gimbal? "a little....bigger" hmm..
Last edited by hellaskan; May 18, 2017 at 03:46 PM. Reason: Ed needs space, probably
May 17, 2017, 11:01 AM
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May 17, 2017, 11:20 AM
Go Hawks!
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Makes sense doesn't it

Seize the Moment.

Ultra small, portable, quick to setup, spur of the moment video and still imagery via a stabilized camera platform that anyone can fly.

Sieze that moment with the Spark, and "spark" your creativity.
May 17, 2017, 11:51 AM
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Another new aircraft? Ok how much do I need to put aside in my budget?
May 17, 2017, 12:12 PM
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Last edited by Tahoe Ed; May 17, 2017 at 10:33 PM.
May 17, 2017, 12:37 PM
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Should be called "Seize your wallet".
May 17, 2017, 01:45 PM
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Originally Posted by Socal Rich
Should be called "Seize your wallet".
Soon I expect they will offer a subscription service were you pay a monthly fee and they just send you one of each new aircraft when they come out.
May 17, 2017, 10:34 PM
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Originally Posted by blade strike
He can not delete post...too late now, you must be faster
I was distracted by other things. Oh well.
May 24, 2017, 11:03 AM
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This will answer most of your questions.
May 24, 2017, 11:07 AM
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Originally Posted by blade strike
He can not delete post...too late now, you must be faster

So Blade and Ed whats it like
Old May 24, 2017, 11:09 AM
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May 24, 2017, 11:19 AM
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stop that

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