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Mavic Air 2 support

I noted that Map Pilot will support Mavic Air two in version 5, any idea when this will be released. I don't want to purchase the app, then it doesn't work.

Is there perhaps a version that one could test before deciding to purchase the app? Where can I get training videos on how to use the app?

 

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Gi da Costa e Silva

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DJI has still not added support for the Mavic Air 2 to the SDK which allows us to talk to it. Until then you can download the LITE version for free for evaluation purposes. 

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This is contradictory to what Tudor replied 4 days ago on another post.
Tudor’s exact words: “DJI just released the SDK update so we are not working to get it added. It will be supported in version 5.0 of Map Pilot”

So, which is the correct answer now?

Gi da Costa e Silva 0 votes
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So what if we adjust the focal length and pixel pitch and all other parameters manually for Mavic Air 2? Will it work?

Mohammad Sadegh Ebrahimi 0 votes
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That would work for the path spacing and everything but the aircraft won't connect or trigger since it isn't supported yet.

Zane 0 votes
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Will there be an email or other notification sent out to people that bought the app?  If not, is there a place that we can sign up to be notified?  

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Fig Ramsey 0 votes
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We will update all of the relevant threads and have it in the notes for the release. 

Zane 0 votes
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In this post a DJI forum which addresses Mavic Air 2 SDK support, a DJI representative posted that even once the SDK supports the MA 2, the aircrafts hardware, firmware or both may still not support waypoints beyond the 5 supported in the hyper-lapse mode. 

Can Drones Made Easy confirm that Map Pilot will include full functionality for the Mavic Air 2 once the supporting SDK is released? I love the portability of the MA 2, but if I can't use Map Pilot with it, I need to move on to another drone.

I realize the MA 2 is not your product, and you may not have this information, but I'm hoping theres a chance you can shed some light on the topic.

Adam Millsap 0 votes
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We can only support it if DJI lets us. I don't know why they have taken so long to add support for that particular aircraft. To my knowledge they have never done this before. We absolutely can not confirm that it will be supported until we do further testing which will require waypoint support in the SDK from DJI. 

Zane 0 votes
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From DJI today:

Dear Customer,

Thank you for contacting DJI.
Sorry that the Mavic Air 2 is not supported by both the waypoint mission V1 and V2, limited by the drone itself.

Thanks,

Luce Luo
DJI Developer Support

Zane 0 votes
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Hi,

It has been many months since I purchased the app.  And there is no sign of being able to use it.  Should I just request a refund from the Apple Store?


Fig Ramsey 0 votes
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@Fig Ramsey  Why would you expect a refund?  As far as I have read, there was never any promise of support for the MA2.  Where did you get that idea?

Dave Pitman 0 votes
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Dave and Fig: We fully intended to support it if we were able to. Fig purchased his equipment from us (the best type of customer) months ago when we (and everyone else) assumed the MA2 would eventually be supported. I am not sure that Apple will grant a refund after so long but we will certainly apply the purchase price as a credit to any further purchases if not.

We have NO idea why DJI isn't able to support waypoint flight with the M2A. Their post said that it was a hardware issue but every single aircraft they have made since the Phantom 3s has been waypoint capable so who knows. 

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Got it.

DJI doesn't always project accurate messaging from time to time so there is probably still hope.

Dave Pitman 0 votes
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Spring is here & I'm anxious to use my drone for the purchased purpose.  Any updates on the update?

Fig Ramsey 0 votes
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DJI has not indicated adding any sort of waypoint support for for the MA2. 

They also seem to be skewing very aggressively away from supporting iOS devices at all. I encourage all of you to make your preference for iOS devices known to DJI to ensure that you don't have to go buy all new devices in the future. 

Read their statement here: https://developer.dji.com

Zane 0 votes
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Here is the text that in the image that is publicly viewable on their developer site:

Dear Developer,

We are excited to announce the official release of the DJI Android Mobile SDK 4.14.1. You can find them on our developer site at DJI MSDK Download.

This version of Mobile SDK has fixed occasional crash when using Android MSDK. We strongly recommend you update the Android MSDK to the latest 4.14.1 version.

Please take your time to complete our survey: MSDK release version survey

As always, the DJI Dev Team is committed to improving your developer experience. Please report any bugs or questions you have to dev@dji.com. We recommend frequently checking the DJI SDK Download Page to ensure that you are always working with the latest version of the DJI SDK.

If you don't want to subscribe news about our SDK anymore, you can go to our developer website to unsubscribe it. You can go to the link below to unsubscribe.
link: https://developer.dji.com/user/account

If you would like to contribute or ask questions to the DJI Developer Community please check out DJI Developer Forum here: EN CN.

Best,
The DJI MSDK Product Team

 

Zane 0 votes
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I had Map Pilot and upgraded to Map Pilot Pro. I now have a Mavic Air 2 yet still cannot use it with Map Pilot Pro. I can not find where to get the Lite version for my IPad. How do I get it?

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No version of Map Pilot has ever supported the Mavic 2 Air since DJI has not added waypoint support to it. 

Zane 0 votes
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