DJI has released a firmware update of its top-drawer M300 RTK enterprise drone, with alterations focusing on improved battery performance and life.
The upgrade follows DJI’s last major M300 RTK firmware revamp in October, which introduced significant new data security and filming enhancements. The new v03.01.00.14 aircraft software will primarily affect the Matrice 300 RTK’s battery functions. Among those are an updated default period for triggering self-discharge of two days, which DJI says will reduce high level storage time and thereby prolong battery life.
DJI says the new M300 RTK firmware also contains a new feature preventing the aircraft from flying when the battery temperature is lower than 10°C to avoid possible failure and damage to the drone.
It also includes an increased self-heating cut-off temperature of the battery so it will function at room temperatures. Because discharge performance is better at moderate temperatures than…