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Largest size micro SD card for Mavic Pro

Discussion in 'Mavic Discussion' started by RFlagg, Oct 11, 2016.

  1. RFlagg

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    Hey folks
    I was wondering if there was any information about the memory card for the Mavic Pro What comes with it and what is the biggest size it will take
    I see a 128GB class10 at microcenter for cheap if that would work
    What do you think


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  2. Zandian

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    I've got a 256GB one I'm going to have available once I turn in my Note 7. I'll let folks know if that works--though I'm thinking it may not, given the max for the Phantom 4 was 64GB I believe.

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  4. CloudPhantom

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    I could of sworn I saw somewhere that said up to a 64gb card..?

    Edit: Yep.. straight from DJIs Mavic info page..

    Supported SD Card Types Micro SD™
    Max capacity: 64 GB. Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required

    Mavic – Specs, FAQ, Tutorials and Downloads
     
  5. Meta4

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    Bigger isn't always better.
    You only need about 8-10 GB to hold a whole flight of full 4K video or over 3000 jpg photos.
    It makes a lot more sense to have several 16GB cards and swap out between flights so that you don't risk losing precious work every time you fly.
     
  6. msinger

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    It comes with a 16GB memory card. I'm not sure of the brand, but I'm guessing it's a Lexar 633x.
     
  7. Lightsout

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    Per the Mavic manual upto 64GB MAX, just like the Phantoms
     
  8. GeneticJackhammer

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    Can you save to your cell phone, or do you have to save to the Mavic SD drive?
     
  9. msinger

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    You can save a lower quality version of the video on your phone. The full resolution videos/photos will always be stored on the memory card in the Mavic.
     
  10. GeneticJackhammer

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    What is the lower quality? 1080p?
     
  11. msinger

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    It should be between 720p to 1080p depending on the distance between the aircraft and remote controller.
     
  12. rbarry12

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    And like msinger wrote, the speed of the card is more important than the size.
     
  13. Ben.abc

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    I have a 128GB Sandisk Extreme in my P3A, so I don't see why the Mavic would really be restricted to 64GB?
     
  14. lukasz74nj

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    Actually, I would get a few smaller ones instead, each large enough to store a full flight's video and photos, assuming the highest resolution (16 GB). This makes your data safer when flying multiple times, for example when on vacation.


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  15. msinger

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    Yes -- don't just go with the cheapest class 10 memory card available. The difference in price between most memory cards is small, so go with a memory card that writes at least at 40MB/s (which is what DJI usually provides). Any of the memory cards on this list would be a good choice.
     
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  16. msinger

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    The P3A specs also show the max capacity is 64GB. However, I don't think it'll actually be restricted either.
     
  17. RFlagg

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    Very good
    Thank you all for the input I will avoid going cheap with the Mavic Pro

    msinger - thanks for the list


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  18. Ben.abc

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    I had not considered the "loss" factor, but that makes a lot of sense - thank you!