Do you want to know about the best DJI Go 4 settings for the Mavic Pro then you are on right site. Here we tell you about DJI Go 4 app settings.

1. Camera Settings

Select the manual option for better camera settings. By this, you can manually select the values.
Next, Select ISO value. it will reduce the amount of noise in your image then set the shutter speed to 60 or as per your need. Also, you need to apply ND filter in front of the camera whether is it ND8, ND16, ND32 or ND64 etc as per the condition like is it a bright sunny day, cloudy or extremely bright etc.

Video size at 4k at 30 frames per second resolution set to 1080p.

The video format is in MOV which works best in MAC and also you can easily edit but you may want to use mp4 if you are on Windows PC. Next, you have the NTSC flash pal and select MT SD at the end. Now adjust white balance as per weather condition like sunny or is it cloudy etc.

Nextly you select the style whether you want to be in Standard, landscape, soft or custom.

Next is about color profile it is in normal which is best but if you want you can change it to other like D-log, True Color, D Cinelike etc.

Next, you have other miscellaneous settings like you have histogram if you turned this on you will get the box in the top left corner and it allows you to dial in the exposure value. Next, in these setting, you have Front LED Auto turn off option it is useful to turn on at night or for long exposure images. The other setting is you get is Enable AFC mode if you turn this on it will itself allow the derivative focus. Next option is the grid. Many people use the grid to line up shots or grid lines for line up their horizon in the beginning then you can turn it off as it will annoy you.

Now about Center points. In these, you will get many options like circle, cross, Square(No Center point) or Bracket(with Center point) etc. It is better to select Bracket(with Center point) as it will allow you to take straight shots. Next, you have Anti flicker which is used to decrease light or flicker in the light and it is having options to select 50 or 60 Hz or you can use auto mode. Next, about File index mode, it should be set to continuous as it will allow having the different file names not same so you will never have to worry about over overwriting or overriding photos when copying or saving as it happens to many and they lose their footage.

2. General Settings

Under general settings tab, you will get many options like measurement unit, enable hardware decoding etc.

Now in the measurement unit, you can choose Imperial if you live in the US. Next, about Enable Hardware Decoding, it is useful to turn it on as it helps to play videos by decoding it as per your device. Next in peak focus threshold. It should be set to high as it will allow taking your shot is InFocus. Next, you have Long Press Action which is better to set in focus so whenever you long press on the screen you get the accountable focus.

Next, you have Show Flight Route when you enable this setting you will be able to see where the drone has flown on your map. Next, you have Cache map in the background when you turn this on it will allow all the data and information to be stored on your phone so you can easily access them. Next, You have the GEO system and when it is enabled it will give you regular updates on flight restrictions to ensure your flight doesn’t violate flight rules and regulations. Next, you have few settings about Video cache like Cache during video setting which allows the shots that you took to be stored in lower resolution on your iPhone. And secondly, you have Maximum Video cache capacity to adjust the amount of maximum memory size capacity for video cache and you have the option of Record Audio with Video Cache. Next, in general settings, you have Full screen options set it to double finger so when you on the main screen you can swipe with two fingers then all settings were invisible and then you can focus on what the drone is showing you.

3. Gimbal Settings

Under Gimbal settings tab you have Gimbal mode and you choose to follow or FPV. If you choose to follow then the drone camera will be steady but if you turn on FPV then camera actually tilt with the drone. Now in advanced settings, you have Gimbal pitch speed where can adjust the gimbal pitch speed from 0 to 50. Next, Enable Upwards Gimbal tilt limit to 30 Degree it is better to turn off it. Now for gimbal pitch smoothness, you choose from 0-30 usually 20. Next, you have Enable Synchronized Gimbal Pan follow set this to on. And so by these gimbal settings, you get slow gimbal movement but with good camera shots.

4. Aircraft Battery Settings

Under Aircraft battery settings you will know about the temperature and voltage of your battery. And here you find Critically low battery warning it is when a drone will land by itself and may enough to set it to 10%. Next, you have Low battery warning it is better to set at 30% so at 30% low battery you will hear the beeping sound it may annoy you but here you get the warning to bring back the drone. In advance setting of Aircraft battery, you will see Time To discharge here you can select the number of days (1-10) to discharge your aircraft battery.

5. Image transmission settings

It is changed during a couple of updates like Mavic Pro setting is different from Phantom 4 Pro. Under Image transmission settings tab, you will have channel mode set it to Auto or you want then you can choose custom. Next, Select Normal mode in Image transmission settings if you shoot at 4k or you can choose HD mode if want to take shots in an over 1080P resolution it will give you better transmission signal but cant be able to take shots in 4k. So better to select normal mode.

6. Remote Controller Settings

Under Remote Controller Settings, you will have stick mode it is about how you fly your drone here you find some modes predefined or you can choose the custom mode. Next, you will see button Customization options where you can select which button you use for what. Like you can use C1 for Center Auto focus, C2 for battery information etc. Next, you have 5D button customization now here you will get fewer options like Upper, lower, left and Right for personalized flight control like you can set Zoom in or Zoom out for upper and lower.

7. Visual Navigation settings

Under Visual Navigation settings, you will see Enable Obstacle Avoidance it is better to turn it on to make sure sensors of your drone are working to avoid crashing into objects. Next, you will see Enable Horizontal Obstacle Avoidance in TapFly if you turn this on it will automatically fly around the detected obstacles. Next, you will see Enable Backward flying if you turn this on the aircraft will automatically fly backward if any obstacles tracked as approaching. Next, You will see Enable Obstacle Avoidance in Active track if its activated your drone will avoid obstacles horizontally. Otherwise, it will slow down to stop.

Next, you will have Display Radar Chart which is for the drone. You can see red, green and yellow lines in front of the drone. if it’s red then it means your drone is close to any object. So it gives the information about the line is clear to fly or how close an object is. Now in advanced settings, you will see Enable Visual positioning if it is active it will provide accurate, stable hovering and it supports landing protection. Next, you will have Landing Protection it should be set to on as it checks the landing area whether it is landable or not. Next, You have Precision landing when it is enabled it will try to precisely land near the home point. Next, You have RTH obstacle check if you enable this then it checks the obstacle even if the obstacle avoidance is turned off and when ambient light is sufficient your drone will automatically ascend to avoid an obstacle.

8. Main Controller Setting

The last tab you have is Main Controller setting, Here you see Multiple Flight modes where you get two modes P- mode(Positioning mode) and S(Sport)-mode. Next, you have Return-to-Home Altitude in these you can set altitude and then the aircraft will ascend to pre-set RTH altitude and return home. Next, you see Set Max flight Altitude where you can set the maximum altitude. Now under advanced settings, you see Gain and expo tuning, Exp. Sensitivity etc. In sensitivity, you can specify the brake limit, Yaw movement limit. Next, in gain settings, you will see Pitch, Roll, Yaw, and verticle here also you can specify the value in percent you can select 100 to all.

Now next is the Cinematic mode where cinematic mode gain is set to 10 and Yaw sensitivity to 50.0 and it is good for cinematic shots. Next, in advanced settings, You will have Remote Controller Signal lost. Here you get three options Return-to-home, Landing, and hover. It is better to select Return-to-home so as if the signal is lost it can safely return to your home point. Next, You see is Smart Return-to-Home you have to turn this on also as it will allow the drone to follow the same path to return. Next, you have Turn on Front LEDs make it active as it will help you and other people see your drone. And finally, you see Stop Motor method set it to CSV Maneuver so in the case of any emergency you can stop the motors at your will.

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