Today, to produce VR videos or 360 photos with your own drone and 360 camera is no more a myth. Thinking about making very inspirational and jaw-dropping aerial 360 photography with your favorite drone? This blog will share with you ways to mount your favorite consumer-level 360 cameras on drones in a minimum budget in addition to some drones with camera products which are especially designed for much more specialist VR content creators.
Mount a 360 camera on a DJI drone
Dji is most likely among the first brands that pop up into fans’ head when talking about camera drones. Dji Mavic Guru, available at less than $800, it’s a very compact, foldable drone with loads of smart features and decent flight period (27 mins). Mavic air, in comparison, is a lighter and smaller option for travelers. Platinum and Spark are equally also popular products by Dji. These drones are very popular not only because they are dependable, budget-friendly, multifunctional, and easy-to-fly, but also because you can easily mount cameras/lights /smartphones on them and customize what you could do with the drones. To attach a 360 camera to a DJI drone, you’re going to need appropriate accessories. Here we list some accessories out and relevant resources to assist you mount your 360 cameras onto a DJI drone.
Insta360 One’s Mavic Pro Bundle
Insta360 One is with no doubt one of those superstar goods in 360 fans’ eyes. And, unsurprisingly, as you with many fancy and practical features such as bullet time and invisible selfie adhere, the company formally provides all types of accessories you can consider to use with Insta360 One for richer and better experiences, such as a Mavic Pro Bundle. Selling at $19, the package contains a hang mount and a top mount. This video teaches you how you can easily snap the accessories on a Mavic Guru and the way you should launch and land the drone with the camera(s) attached.
While there are few other 360 camera providers sell mounting accessories directly, the fantastic news is that you can locate 3D printed accessories from third party suppliers on Shapeways. One popular designer is Jean-Marie Cannie, that offers bottom and top mounts for Mavic Pro & Platinum and belt mounts such as Mavic Air and Spark. According to the sale page, so far the accessories were tested to fly perfectly together:
8 finest 360 cameras for drones:
— Insta360 ONE
— Rylo 360
— GoPro Fusion 360
— Samsung Gear 360 (2017)
— Samsung Gear 360 (2016)
— Ricoh Theta S & V
— Xiaomi MiJia 360
— LG 360S