How to increase speed of Mavic Pro Platinum

1 year 10 months ago #552806 by digitalpimp
Hey guys, I just picked up a Mavic Pro Platinum and seem to be getting top speed of 39 MPH.  Is there anything I can do to increase the speed?  


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1 year 10 months ago #552825 by EOS Man
Have you tried the carbon fiber props?  From what I understand, they don't flex and you can get a little more speed from them.  

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1 year 10 months ago #552829 by Robert Chen
I don't know about that, reports I've read suggest 20-25% reduction in speed with carbon fiber props.  Plus they don't break on impact as easily as the stock ones.  

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1 year 10 months ago #553161 by Roy Wilson
You can bump up the voltage, keep in mind that will drain batteries and likely mess with other safety features on the drone.  So do at your own risk.  

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1 year 10 months ago #553324 by Garbo

Roy Wilson wrote: You can bump up the voltage, keep in mind that will drain batteries and likely mess with other safety features on the drone.  So do at your own risk.  


True, but this way could damage the drone if not careful.  

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1 year 10 months ago #553484 by Frisco
Honestly for most people, I wouldn't mess with the coding of these things.  DJI has all sorts of safety coded into one of these.  If something happens because the code hack you did, messed with one of the sensors or other safety feature, and someone is hurt, the finger will be pointed at you.  

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1 year 10 months ago #553629 by Chris Briggs
Not fast enough?  I wouldn't mess with the code of it either.  


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