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DJI S1000 Aerial Photography Multirotor Drone

DJI S1000

The DJI S1000 is specifically created for the professional aerographer and cinematographer. This octocopter is compatible with all Zenmuse Z15 gimbal 3 axis system that can accommodate the Cannon 5D mark 3 cameras, or any other camera that you are accustomed to using with the Zenmuse gimbal.

DJI S1000 Specs

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DJI S1000

DJI S1000


  • Diagonal Wheelbase: 1045mm
  • Frame Arm Length: 386mm
  • Frame Arm Weight(Including Motor, ESC, Propeller ): 325g
  • Center Frame Diameter: 337.5mm
  • Center Frame Weight (With Landing Gear Mounting Base, Servos): 1330g
  • Landing Gear Size: 460mm (Length) ×511mm (Width) ×305mm (Height), (Top width: 155 mm)


  • Stator Size: 41×14mm
  • KV: 400rpm/V
  • Max Power: 500W
  • Weight(With Cooling Fan): 158g


  • Working Current: 40A
  • Working Voltage: 22.2V
  • Signal Frequency: 30Hz ~ 450Hz
  • Drive PWM Frequency: 8KHz
  • Weight(With Radiators): 35g

Foldable Propeller (1552/1552R)

  • Material: High strength performance engineered plastics
  • Size: 15×5.2inch
  • Weight: 13g

DJI S1000 Battery

DJI S1000 battery

DJI official recommend to use smart LiPo 6S, 10000mAh~30000mAh 15C battery, if you want to get a longer flight time, you‘d better to choose a good battery which come with light weight and high capacity, you can click here to know some recommend DJI S1000 battery. or check the Best Large Multirotor Drones Lipo Battery for DJI S1000.

DJI S1000 Flight Time

These are DJI S1000 flight parameters:

  • Takeoff Weight: 6.0Kg ~ 11.0Kg
  • Total Weight: 4.2Kg
  • Max Power Consumption: 4000W
  • Hover Power Consumption: 1500W (@9.5Kg Takeoff Weight)
  • Hover Time: 15min (@15000mAh & 9.5Kg Takeoff Weight)
  • Working Environment Temperature: -10 °C ~ +40 °C

When a DJI S1000 powered by a Li-Po battery of 15000mAh, making it an ideal choice for photography and cinematography purposes. The flight time also depends on the weight of the drone for take-off which is influenced by the camera used. Usually, it starts with a weight of 6 to 11 kg and the maximum power consumption during a full flight should be around 1500W. Of course, the drone can be pushed to its limits. For example, a total hovering time of about 20 minutes was recorded (over the accepted 15 minutes).

DJI S1000 Price

The last let’s talk about the DJI S1000 price, from the DJI official, their DJI S1000’s price is about $1,499; you can view DJI official website to get more information.

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