DJI sets drone that can irrigate fields




DJI has the drone given the name Agras MG-1, as reports The Wall Street Journal. The device itself holds in the air with the aid of eight rotors and has among other things a tank with volume of nearly 10 liters on board. This makes the Agras MG-1 is adapted to irrigate fields. The main objective is to spray crops with pesticides; for watering the fields drone probably has too little capacity.

A fully loaded drone can in one hour approximately three to four hectares of farmland includes pesticides, depending on how much increased and there should be dropped, according to the maker. Incidentally, the battery life is 12 minutes, resulting in between will be charged. In a demonstration video shows how DJI Agras MG-1 does its work in the fields. The device will probably need an alternative for small agricultural aircraft used by farmers to irrigate their fields. This otherwise have normally have a larger capacity.

Meanwhile DJI has started accepting preorders, although it is still unclear when the supply starts. What is known is that the manufacturer began selling in homeland China and South Korea. Later the company also takes preorders from other countries. Interested parties will have to put an amount of approximately $ 14,000 aside for the purchase.

The Chinese manufacturer is best known for his quadrocopters for consumers, and especially with the Phantom series. DJI also has professional equipment for the industry.


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