The Latest Scoop on DJI Matrice 30 Firmware Update

The world of drones never stops evolving; the latest update from tech giant DJI is a testament to that. The DJI Matrice 30 Series just got a new firmware update, and here's everything you need to know.

Key Updates on the Horizon

Dated 2023.09.18, DJI released new firmware versions for its Matrice 30 Series. Some of the notable updates include:

  • A Smarter Return-to-Home Feature: The aircraft now features Advanced RTH. The aircraft can automatically plan the flight path to avoid obstacles and fly to the Home Point during the return-to-home process.
  • Safety Enhancements: Users get a guide in the Mission Editing View for a safer Return to Home and Resume Task from Breakpoint.
  • Customization Galore: With Ortho Collection now supporting gimbal angle customization and the added function of Custom Flight Area, users can tailor their flight experiences even more.
  • Finding Your Drone Made Easier: “Find My Drone” has been added in Flight Controller Settings. This feature becomes handy during aircraft emergencies like sudden landings or flyaways.
  • Enhanced User Experience: The ability to view downloaded media when the aircraft is disconnected, improved user interfaces, and features like searching locations by text in DJI Pilot 2 elevate the user experience.
  • Extra Precautions and Safety: There's an addition of DJI Care Flyaway Coverage for DJI Care Enterprise, where users can report flyaway incidents.

A Few Important Reminders

DJI highlighted a couple of crucial points after the update:

  1. The firmware cannot be downgraded to v07.00.01.46 or lower after updating to this version.
  2. Users should take caution with the infrared sensor. “Due to the characteristics of the infrared sensor, it is possible that the sensor will burn before burn protection is triggered.” Avoid operating the camera under direct sunlight to prevent potential damage.

Dive Deeper

For those itching for an even more in-depth understanding of the Matrice 30 series' safety and product details, DJI provides a plethora of resources, from manuals like the Quick Start Guide and User Manual to tutorial videos, all available on DJI's official website.

This heralds a new era for the series. With enhanced safety features, customization options, and improved user experience, the is set to soar even higher. Stay updated and fly safely!

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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