This Mavic 2 Enterprise review looks at the new features which make this drone perfect for so many great uses.

In fact, this new DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise was specifically built to serve industries and applications in public safety, inspection, search & rescue, fire response and law enforcement.  The list of uses for drones is growing all the time. You can read more on the best uses for drones here.

DJI just released the Mavic 2 Enterprise on October 29, 2018. Also, known as the M2E, this fold up compact quadcopter has all the same specs as the Mavic 2 Zoom with the below added features and accessories.

The Mavic 2 is an exceptional quadcopter.  Below, we review the M2E added features and accessories.  We highly recommend you to read about the general Mavic 2 specifications such as the transmission range, distance, max height, altitude, frequency, sensors, transmission, gimbal, cameras, obstacle sensing and much more in this Mavic 2 review here.

Now, lets take a look at the additional features and accessories, which come with the Mavic 2 Enterprise.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Review Of New Features

Mavic 2 Enterprise Accessories

The Mavic 2 Enterprise features an extended port on top of the quadcopter to mount the M2E dual spotlight, loudspeaker and beacon.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Spotlight

This new DJI M2E has a strong dual spotlight with a brightness of 2,400 lumens to assist operators in carrying out missions in dark or low light areas. The spotlight is ideal for search and rescue as well as inspection applications.

This M2E dual spotlight assists greatly in the search for missing persons in low light or night time searches.  It will also allow for proper visual inspections, where structures have low light or in bad lighting conditions.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Speaker 

The M2E has a loudspeaker with a maximum projection of 100 decibels 3.2 feet (1 meter) distance and lets pilots play up to 10 custom voice recordings on demand, providing a communications channel to nearby individuals, which can be critical during lifesaving emergency operations.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Beacon 

Designed with U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) night waiver standards in mind, the M2E Beacon features a bright flashing strobe, which is visible 3 miles (4 km) away.

This helps pilots carry out missions in low light conditions or in the night much more safely. It provides additional airspace awareness for operators of other drones nearby and traditional aircraft.

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Spotlight, Loudspeaker And Beacon

Mavic 2 Enterprise Local Data Mode

With 24 GB of on-board data storage with password protection, a new GPS time stamping feature and Local Data Mode feature, the M2E includes enhanced data security and protection for sensitive data such as photos, videos and flight logs.

Mavic 2 Enterprise New AirSense Technology

Every M2E includes DJI’s AirSense technology for improved pilot situational awareness. DJI AirSense enhances airspace safety by giving you instant realtime positioning alerts on nearby manned aircraft.

AirSense uses an integrated receiver to automatically alert drone pilots of ADS-B signals from nearby airplanes and helicopters, providing realtime positioning alerts through the DJI Pilot mobile app.

This provides an extra level of safety for professional drone operators, who fly in congested airspace or near complicated operations, such as wildfire suppression, disaster recovery and infrastructure monitoring.

DJI AirSense technology is a key system to help ensure drones remain a safe addition to the skies.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Flight Time

DJI’s FOC propulsion motors and efficient propellers enhance the M2E flight time, delivering a flight of up to 31 minutes and a top speed of 45 mph (72 km/h).  This is the same as the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom.

Now, with the accessories such as the M2E spotlight, loudspeaker or beacon mounted, the hovering time changes to the following;

27 min (with beacon turned on)
28 min (with beacon turned off)
22 min (with spotlight turned on)
26 min (with spotlight turned off)
25 min (with speaker turned on)
26 min (with speaker turned off)

Mavic 2 Enterprise Video And Data Transmission Systems

The Mavic 2 Pro, Zoom and also Enterprise use Ocusync 2.0 which is DJI’s latest video and data transmission system. It provides a more stable connection between the drone and its remote operator.

The Ocusync 2.0 system also features stronger interference resistance and auto-switching capabilities, which support both 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz frequency bands with the capability to use different frequencies for uplink and downlink data streams.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Obstacle Sensing

The Mavic 2 Enterprise uses omnidirectional obstacle sensing using the Mavic 2 Enterprise Flight Autonomy system.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Camera Features And Specifications

The Mavic 2 Enterprise is equipped with a 2x optical, 3x digital zoom camera. The high resolution, 12 megapixel camera is stabilized by a three-axis gimbal for smooth, stable video and images.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Camera Specifications

  • Sensor: 1/2.3″ CMOS.
  • Pixels: 12 million.
  • FOV: 82.6° (24 mm), 47.8° (48 mm).
  • Aperture: f/2.8 (24 mm) to f/3.8 (48 mm).
  • Electronic Shutter Speed: 8 – 1/8000s.
  • Still Image Size: 4000 × 3000.
  • Max Video Bit Rate: 100 Mbps.
  • Color Mode: D-Cinelike.
  • Photo Format: JPEG and DNG (RAW).
  • Video Format: MP4 / MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, HEVC/H.265).

Mavic 2 Enterprise ISO Range

  • Video: 100 – 3200.
  • Photo: 100 – 1600 (auto).
  • Photo: 100 – 3200 (manual).

Mavic 2 Enterprise Still Photography Modes

Single shot.
Burst shooting: 3/5/7 frames.
Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) –  3/5 bracketed frames at 0.7 EV Bias.
Interval – JPEG: 2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30/60s and RAW: 5/7/10/15/20/30/60s.

Mavic 2 Zoom Video Resolution

4k: 3840 × 2160 at 24/25/30p.
2.7k: 2688 × 1512 at 24/25/30/48/50/60p.
FHD: 1920 × 1080 at 24/25/30/48/50/60/120p.

Here is the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise introductory video.  It shows the new features along with how this M2E can be used for various applications.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Drone Review – FAQs

M2E FAQS

What’s the difference between the Mavic 2 Enterprise and the Mavic 2?

The Mavic 2 Enterprise is built on the Mavic 2 flight platform. It is an all-in-one drone solution for industrial applications. It features an extended port to mount DJI modular accessories, and comes with a self-heating battery, 24 GB onboard storage, DJI AirSense, and is compatible with the DJI Pilot mobile app.

What industries does the Mavic 2 Enterprise serve?

The Mavic 2 Enterprise was specifically built to serve industries and applications in public safety, inspection, search & rescue, fire response and law enforcement.

Is there a thermal sensor available for the Mavic 2 Enterprise?

Not at the moment. This would depend on 3rd party thermal sensor manufacturers to design a thermal sensor the Mavic 2 Enterprise.  Read this article on the latest Thermal Sensors for drones.
Is the Mavic 2 Enterprise waterproof?
No. DJI strongly advise that you do not fly your Mavic 2 Enterprise when it is raining.

Is the Mavic 2 Enterprise capable of sensing obstacles on the left and right sides?

Sensing for the left and right directions is only available with Tripod Mode.  Please read the Mavic 2 Enterprise manual to learn more about the obstacle sensing on this aircraft.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Password Protection FAQs

What purpose is the password function of the Mavic 2 Enterprise?

Password protection is used to protect the data which the user stores on the device’s onboard storage.

Does the password protection function also apply to the Micro SD card inserted in the Mavic 2 Enterprise?

No. The password protection function only works on the device’s 24 GB on-board storage.

In what situation does the password need to be entered on the Mavic 2 Enterprise?

  • When powering on the Mavic 2 Enterprise drone.
  • After connecting the M2E with the remote controller.
  • When accessing the onboard storage data via a computer.

Can the password be manually set or changed on the Mavic 2 Enterprise?

Yes.

Mavic 2 Enterprise GPS Time Stamping

What information does the GPS time stamping function record?

GPS time stamping records the time and GPS coordinates of when and where images are taken.

How is the GPS time stamping enabled?

You can enable GPS time stamping in Camera Settings.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Accessories

New DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Quadcopter Review

Can the spotlight angle be adjusted on the remote controller?

No. Currently, you can only adjust the spotlight angle manually before flight.

What is the illumination distance of the spotlight?

The spotlight is capable of assisting the onboard camera to shoot clearly at around 98 feet (30 meters) away.

What is the effective communication distance of the loudspeaker?

Depending on background noise conditions, about 65 to 130 feet (20 to 40 meters) in general conditions.

What operation modes does the speaker have and does it support real-time voice transmission?

You can use the speaker to:

  • Play voice messages that are pre-recorded with the DJI Pilot app.
  • Transmit real-time voice call-outs on the ground.

What is the effective illumination distance of the beacon?

Depending on environments, approximately 3.1 miles (5 km) in general conditions.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Remote Controller FAQs

What advantages does the Mavic 2 Enterprise have over the original Mavic Pro?

In addition to all the newly added and improved features like the modular accessories, AirSense, Password Protection, and more, the Mavic 2 Enterprise features OcuSync 2.0 – a new transmission system, capable of operating at a distance of up to 8 kilometers, and offers higher resolution, better anti-interference during flight, and lower latency.

How long does it take to fully charge the Mavic 2 Enterprise remote controller?

Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Battery FAQs

Can the Mavic 2 Enterprise batteries work on the Mavic 2 Pro and Zoom and vice versa?

Yes.

Can the batteries and remote controllers be charged simultaneously using the Mavic 2 Enterprise charger?

Yes.

How long does it take to fully charge a Mavic 2 Enterprise battery?

Approximately 1 hour.

How can the self-heating function of the batteries be enabled?

When the temperature is between -10°C to 6°C and the battery power is higher than 50%.  If the battery is powered off, press and hold the battery power button for 5 seconds to enable self-heating. If it is powered on and is mounted on an aircraft, the self-heating function will be automatically enabled.

Will the battery life reduce if stored incorrectly?

The batteries are capable of managing their battery levels automatically at all times.

Mavic 2 Enterprise Software FAQs

What apps are compatible with the Mavic 2 Enterprise?

The Mavic 2 Enterprise is only compatible with the DJI Pilot mobile app.

Do I have to manually enable the GPS coordinate and time stamp?

Yes.

How To Buy The Mavic 2 Enterprise FAQs

How can the Mavic 2 Enterprise be purchased?

Visit this DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise website to make contact with the DJI sales team.

Can the Mavic 2 Enterprise be purchased at the DJI Online Store?

No. You can only purchase the Mavic 2 Enterprise from DJI authorized dealers.

How much does the Mavic 2 Enterprise cost?

The Mavic 2 Enterprise edition, which includes an aircraft, a remote controller, one battery, all three mountable accessories and a protector case with flight tools retails for approximately USD $1,999.

DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Review Videos

Here is a couple of videos on the Mavic 2 Enterprise.  The 1st video takes you through the differences between the Mavic 2 Zoom and the Mavic 2 Enterprise.

The last video shows you how American Airlines is using the DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise for airplane maintenance inspections.

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