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I am new to the M600P and I was wondering if anyone on here has some very good knowledge of what accessories I need to get a Red Camera up and running on. I know I need the Ronin MX, but there are some things I am hazy on as far as accessories are concerned. I have read thru some of the online manuals on the dji site and they are so so. Of course it's out of stock and I can just as easily snag a used one. If there is a thread someone can point me to or perhaps a resourceful website where I can learn more I would appreciate it. I did pick up the Z30 as well and that is more plug and play and a lot easier, but anything else requires a bit of knowledge. Thanks !!
 
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The reason I am asking is because there is one component that is called the SRW-60G that has been discontinued and from what I have read is not legal in the states. So without this piece am I screwed in trying to get aerial footage with a Red camera? Thx!
 
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The reason I am asking is because there is one component that is called the SRW-60G that has been discontinued and from what I have read is not legal in the states. So without this piece am I screwed in trying to get aerial footage with a Red camera? Thx!
 
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The reason I am asking is because there is one component that is called the SRW-60G that has been discontinued and from what I have read is not legal in the states. So without this piece am I screwed in trying to get aerial footage with a Red camera? Thx!
I have seen youtube videos where the video connection is direct hdmi cable from camera to lightbridge. This obviously is limiting the rotation of the gimbal but is very cheap option especially for flying in usa.
Also there is a youtube video tutorial for mounting red camera on m600 and all needed accessories.
 
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I have seen youtube videos where the video connection is direct hdmi cable from camera to lightbridge. This obviously is limiting the rotation of the gimbal but is very cheap option especially for flying in usa.
Also there is a youtube video tutorial for mounting red camera on m600 and all needed accessories.
Thanks for the assistance!! I’ve been doing some research on red cameras and looking for tutorials as well. They are pretty nice. I think I’ll really enjoy my Matrice pro once I can snag one. All the best!😁
 
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Thanks for the assistance!! I’ve been doing some research on red cameras and looking for tutorials as well. They are pretty nice. I think I’ll really enjoy my Matrice pro once I can snag one. All the best!😁
From what others have told me and depending on what gear you have attached to the Red Camera and M600 you will have about a 13 minute flight time.
 
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From what others have told me and depending on what gear you have attached to the Red Camera and M600 you will have about a 13 minute flight time.
I'm also on the same road for hanging a red on the m600 pro. Is that flying time with TB47s or TB48s? On DJI's website they are saying 16min with 47s and 18min with 48s, I guess thats in ideal weather and landing with 10% battery.
Overal 13min sounds to me like inspire1 raw flying time which is not bad but I've had to have atleat 5-6batteries for it to cover a whole filming day with charging them in between the flights. 5-6 battery packs for the m600 will be very expensive.
 
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I'm also on the same road for hanging a red on the m600 pro. Is that flying time with TB47s or TB48s? On DJI's website they are saying 16min with 47s and 18min with 48s, I guess thats in ideal weather and landing with 10% battery.
Overal 13min sounds to me like inspire1 raw flying time which is not bad but I've had to have atleat 5-6batteries for it to cover a whole filming day with charging them in between the flights. 5-6 battery packs for the m600 will be very expensive.
The gimbal is heavy, the camera is heavy, even with the Tb48's your flight time will be around 13 minutes maybe 15 minutes with amazing conditions. That is actually good for what you are carrying, if you need more flight time you need to move to a custom heavy lifter. Landing with that equipment and a 10% battery is a choice you can make if you need more flight time, but not my choice except for emergencies.
 
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The gimbal is heavy, the camera is heavy, even with the Tb48's your flight time will be around 13 minutes maybe 15 minutes with amazing conditions. That is actually good for what you are carrying, if you need more flight time you need to move to a custom heavy lifter. Landing with that equipment and a 10% battery is a choice you can make if you need more flight time, but not my choice except for emergencies.
DJI enginiers also know the gimbal and the camera are heavy but are stating 18min with 5.5kg payload and TB48s batteries. From what you are saying I understand that you don't have personal experience with m600 pro and red camera but just what you have heard about?

A little off topic. Landing at 10% is completelly fine with good batteries, if one is doing proper and frequent maintanance of the batteries he will know what those batteries are capable for. At 10% the cell voltage is usually around 3.5v, the battery shuts down when goes below 3.3v. In very cold weather or strong winds not, but in all other situations it is pretty safe to land at 10-15%. For the last 10 years I've never had battery accident by simply knowing what my equipment is capable of.
 
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DJI enginiers also know the gimbal and the camera are heavy but are stating 18min with 5.5kg payload and TB48s batteries. From what you are saying I understand that you don't have personal experience with m600 pro and red camera but just what you have heard about?

A little off topic. Landing at 10% is completelly fine with good batteries, if one is doing proper and frequent maintanance of the batteries he will know what those batteries are capable for. At 10% the cell voltage is usually around 3.5v, the battery shuts down when goes below 3.3v. In very cold weather or strong winds not, but in all other situations it is pretty safe to land at 10-15%. For the last 10 years I've never had battery accident by simply knowing what my equipment is capable of.
Thanks for your input.

DJI engineers are known for their honest opinions and factual statements (input sarcasm). Real world experience will yield different results from their statements on many different platforms regarding batteries and flight times. I have flown a couple of different M600 payloads and have friends that have flown what we are talking about with different flight times, mostly far less than what DJI states.

I am glad you are happy flying your batteries to what ever the low voltage/percentages you choose. Myself and many people try to maintain a higher standard of safety when it comes to battery voltage/percentages. It is very easy to land and insert another set of batteries.

It is all good, we all operate with different standards and I appreciate your thoughts.
 
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Thanks for your input.

DJI engineers are known for their honest opinions and factual statements (input sarcasm). Real world experience will yield different results from their statements on many different platforms regarding batteries and flight times. I have flown a couple of different M600 payloads and have friends that have flown what we are talking about with different flight times, mostly far less than what DJI states.

I am glad you are happy flying your batteries to what ever the low voltage/percentages you choose. Myself and many people try to maintain a higher standard of safety when it comes to battery voltage/percentages. It is very easy to land and insert another set of batteries.

It is all good, we all operate with different standards and I appreciate your thoughts.
I appreciate your input as well!

I understand that in some cases there are safety protocols that have to be followed.

DJI say 28 min flight time with m600 and x5r using TB47S on their site. I do 28 min when I land at 12%. I don't have experience with other payloads than x5r so far. It's the same with the Inspire and Mavic that I fly as well. I can do the time they state with all of them when flying with good batteries in good weather by 10-12%, by that time the drone is already on the ground with motors off. According to my experience with those aircrafts I found that what is stated on DJI web site is achievable. Of course there is always a risk when flying drones, and the risk comes as soon the bird is in the air despite battery levels.

I'm used to track the cell voltage for estimating how much juice I have for safety operation. On a recent flight with Inspire 1 raw and -10° despite the initial battery warming I've got 3.5-3.6v at 40% battery level, as I know those voltages are comming at a much lower percentage than 40% I have landed immediatelly. In such a case if one rely only on the battery % only then the flight could easly end in the air with followed crash. That's why I say that safety comes with better knowledge, the drone may fell with 30% battery left if one doesn't understand how the things work.

It will be great if you have the time to share some info about your personal experience with what payloads you flew on the m600, the batteries used and the flight time you've got with that rig as well at what percentage the drone was landed with motors off?

Thanks!
 

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