With aerial photography become extremely popular increasingly all over the world professional and amateur photographers have been looking for ways to take intensely mesmerizing aerial photos and footage in all kinds of weather. Drones are also being used increasingly by professional filmmakers for making the perfect commercial films.

A US-based company from Ohio has introduced the best protection for your DJI Phantom 4 against rainwater and physical damage. The all-new DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit is designed with an advanced neoprene material, which is similar to the diving suits worn by professional divers and kayakers.

It not only keeps water away but also provides a padded protection against physical damage to the drone while in flight or on landing.

Now the DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit allows you to take the best footage in all kinds of weather conditions.

About the DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit

The effective DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit is composed of 3 main waterproofing parts.

1. 2.5 mm thickness wetsuit offers comprehensive protection to around 75% of the drone.

2. Compressed neoprene ring system to prevent water from entering from the motor assembly.

3. Surge mask prevents water from entering the drone through the gimbal.

The efficiently-designed wetsuit covers those parts of the Phantom 4 drone which are susceptible to water-leakage, such as the battery area. Compressed neoprene ring around the gimbal allows for free movement of the camera.

Uses of the DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit

Waterproof – The DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit is designed to make the drone waterproof against rainwater it does not make the drone submersible. The drone can also be easily recovered if it lands on water. This makes the drone able to fly in every kind of weather easily.

Water photography – The wetsuit lets you photograph waterfalls from up close and skim the water surface in seas, oceans or rivers for the perfect water shot. Professional photographers can also ensure they get the perfect photograph or footage right before a storm hit, and save the drone from any damage from the rain water.


Experts advise against flying the drone using a wetsuit if there is a lightning storm or intense atmospheric electrical activity in the weather.

Search and Rescue missions -This wetsuit also allows the drone to be used more effectively in search and rescue mission with the ability to fly efficiently in the rain.

Is the DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit available in different colors?

The innovative DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit is available in a combination of black-and-white color, called the Orca (Killer Whale) color. There is a possibility of the company releasing more colors, such as the Joker (red and black) and the Neon (green and black).

How is the camera lens protected from rainwater?

An effective Rain X hydrophobic solution needs to be bought separately to completely ensure the waterproofing function for the Phantom 4 drone. When applied to the UV filter, it helps to repel the rainwater most effectively.

How to install the DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit?

The neoprene cover is installed easily just like a normal protective and blanketing cover. An instructional video comes with it to show easy steps for installing the amazing DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit.

How much does the DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit cost?

Currently, the DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit is selling for USD 49.95 and is designed only for use with the DJI Phantom 4, Phantom 4 Pro, Phantom 4 Pro + and Phantom 4 Advanced drone models. Similar waterproofing wetsuit for the Phantom 3 series of drones is also expected to be released soon.

The popularity and higher efficiency of the DJI Phantom 4 makes it one of the top choices, amongst first-time amateur drone fliers to professional filmmakers as well. There are thousands of DJI Phantom 4 drone users who have wished to fly their drones in the rain. Now the release of the innovative and effective DJI Phantom 4 Wetsuit will allow these users to do so easily and without any worries.

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