DJI S800 Review

The DJI Spreading Wings S800 is an excellent hexacopter for video.

 

Specifications

MODEL: Spreading Wings S800

MANUFACTURER: DJI-Innovations (www.dji-innovations.com)

DISTRIBUTOR: RCRUS Radio Control Aircraft LLC (www.rcrus.com)

TYPE: Multi-rotor: Hexacopter

SMALLEST FLYING AREA: baseball infield

IDEAL FOR: intermediate to advanced

DIAGONAL WHEELBASE: 800mm

READY-TO-FLY WEIGHT:  12lbs 5oz. 16lbs 2oz (with Zenmuse and Panasonic camera)

RADIO: 6 channel minimum, 8+ channels recommended

BATTERY: 22.2v 6s 8000-12000Mah 25c

PRICE: S800 ARF ($1,900.00), WooKong-M Autopilot system ($1,159.00), Zenmuse Z15-G ($3,500.00)

GEAR USED

Radio: Futaba 9C, TLRS 12ch rx (S800): Spektrum DX8, OrangeRX 9ch rx (Zenmuse Z-15)
Motor: (6) DJI 4114 320kv Brushless Outrunner, (6) DJI 40a Opto ESC

Propeller: (6) DJI 15 x 4

Battery: (2) Turnigy nano-tech 6s 5000mAh 45C in parallel (www.hobbyking.com)

Autopilot: DJI WooKong-M flight control system

Camera gimbal: DJI Zenmuse Z-15G

Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH3 with 20mm pancake lens (www.panasonic.com)

FPV: Fatshark Attitude SD 5.8GHz goggles (www.fatshark.com), ReadyMadeRC Pico-Wide-V2 compact camera, 3s 450Mah lipo (www.readymaderc.com), DJI 5.8 GHz video system, DJI iOSD MARK II, DJI 2.4 GHz Ground Control Station.

Landing gear: DJI S800 Retractable Landing Gear

Accessories:  Z15-G GH2-GH3 Conversion Adapter Plates, DJI vibration absorber kit

HIGHLIGHTS

+Extremely stable flight performance

+All inclusive ARF with quality hardware

+Integrated safety features

+LED provides instant status of system at all times

+Professional quality abilities at a fraction of the cost

 

Other DJI Spreading Wings S800 Reviews:

S800 Review on ModelAirplaneNews.com