DJI Zenmuse P1

The Zenmuse P1 integrates a full-frame sensor with interchangeable fixed-focus lenses on a 3-axis stabilized gimbal. Designed for photogrammetry flight missions, it takes efficiency and accuracy to a whole new level.

The New Benchmark for Aerial Surveying

The Zenmuse P1 integrates a full-frame sensor with interchangeable fixed-focus lenses on a 3-axis stabilized gimbal. Designed for photogrammetry flight missions, it takes efficiency and accuracy to a whole new level.

Accuracy without GCPs – 3 cm horizontally / 5 cm vertically
High Efficiency – 3 km2 covered in a single flight
45 MP Full-frame Sensor
3-axis Stabilized Gimbal – Smart Oblique Capture
Global Mechanical Shutter – Shutter Speed 1/2000 Seconds
TimeSync 2.0 – synchronization at the microsecond level

Your Go-to Tool for Aerial Photogrammetry


The P1 includes a full-frame, low-noise high-sensitivity sensor that can take a photo every 0.7 s during the flight, and covering 3 km2 [2] in a single flight.


Equipped with a global mechanical shutter and the all-new TimeSync 2.0 system, which synchronizes time across modules at the microsecond level, the Zenmuse P1 lets users capture centimeter-accurate data combined with the real-time position and orientation compensation technology.


Create 2D, 3D, and detailed models thanks to the integrated 3-axis gimbal that can be outfitted with 24/35/50mm lenses and the Smart Oblique Capture feature.

Efficiency to Cover It All


– 45MP Full-frame Sensor
– 4.4μm Pixel Size
– Low-noise, high sensitivity imaging extends daily operational time
– Take a photo every 0.7 s during the flight
– TimeSync 2.0 aligns the camera, flight controller, RTK module, and gimbal at the microsecond level

Flexibility to Capture It All


– Global Mechanical Shutter, Shutter Speed 1/2000 Seconds
– Sends the median exposure pulse in microseconds
– Supports 24/35/50mm lenses with DJI DL mounts



Cover 7.5 km2 in a single workday with the P1. Elevate the efficiency of your oblique photography mission using Smart Oblique Capture, where the gimbal automatically rotates to take photos at the different angles needed. Only photos essential to the reconstruction will be taken at the edge of the flight area, increasing the efficiency of post processing by 20% to 50%


Your mission data management – streamlined.

Mission result files are automatically associated with the Mission Name and Mission Time.

A centralized storage location for photos, GNSS data, and TimeStamps.MRK files.

The image metadata contains the camera’s intrinsic and extrinsic parameters and the status of RTK.


Verify data quality immediately post-flight by checking the position data and number of the images acquired, as well as RTK status and positioning accuracy.

A Mission Mode for Any Scenario

2D Orthomosaic Mission 3D Oblique Mission Detailed Modeling Mission Real-time Mapping Mission Generate orthomosaics without GCPs using the P1, perfect for medium to large-area operations.

Application Scenarios


Capture data that meet the 1:500 scale accuracy requirements without GCPs.

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Quickly generate centimeter-level accurate 3D reality models.

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Manage the full project lifecycle with 2D and 3D drone data.

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Measure, classify, or determine the ownership of water bodies and forests.

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Safely gather millimeter-level accurate aerial data of geological hazard sites.

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Gain real-time overviews of vast disaster-struck areas to help teams make critical decisions.

Dimensions: 198×166×129 mm
Weight Approx:. 787 g
Power: 13 W
IP Rating: IP4X
Supported Aircraft: Matrice 300 RTK
Operating Temperature Range: -20° to 50° C (-4° to 122° F)
Storage Temperature Range: -20° to 60° C (-4° to 140° F)
Absolute Accuracy: Horizontal: 3 cm, Vertical: 5 cm *
* Using Mapping Mission at a GSD of 3 cm and flight speed of 15 m/s, with an 75% front overlap rate and a 55% side overlap rate.


Sensor: Sensor size (Still): 35.9×24 mm (Full frame)
Sensor size (Max video recording area): 34×19 mm
Effective Pixels: 45MP
Pixel size: 4.4 μm
Supported Lenses: DJI DL 24mm F2.8 LS ASPH (with lens hood and balancing ring/filter), FOV 84°
DJI DL 35mm F2.8 LS ASPH (with lens hood and balancing ring/filter), FOV 63.5°
DJI DL 50mm F2.8 LS ASPH (with lens hood and balancing ring/filter), FOV 46.8°
Supported SD Cards: SD: UHS-1 rating or above; Max capacity: 128 GB
Storage Files: Photo / GNSS Raw Observation Data/ Image Log File
Photo Size: 3:2 (8192×5460)
Operation Modes Capture, Record, Playback
Minimum photo interval: 0.7 s
Shutter Speed: Mechanical Shutter Speed: 1/2000-1/8 s
Electronic Shutter Speed: 1/8000-8 s
Aperture Range: f/2.8-f/16
ISO Range: Photo: 100-25600
Video: 100-3200


Video Format: MP4
Video Resolution: 16:9 (3840×2160)
Frame Rate: 60fps


Stabilized System: 3-axis (tilt, roll, pan)
Angular Vibration Range: 0.01°
Mount: Detachable DJI SKYPORT
Mechanical Range: Tilt: -125° to +40°; Roll: -55° to +55°; Pan: ±320

Basic parameters

What’s the resolution of the photos taken by DJI P1?

The P1 takes photos with a resolution of 8192 * 5460, or approximately 45 megapixels.

Which image/video formats are supported?

Videos: MP4,MOV

What’s the shortest continuous shooting interval of the camera?

0.7 second.

What’s the mechanical shutter speed range of the P1?


What’s the single pixel size of the P1?


which lenses does the P1 support?

The P1 supports 24mm, 35mm and 50mm lenses with DL mounts.

Which drones support the P1? On which gimbal port can it be installed?

Suport M300 RTK, and currently can be installed only on the single downward gimbal of M300 RTK.

Which position is recorded by the photos taken by the P1?

In photos taken by the P1, the exit pupil position at the center of the camera lens is recorded.

Does the lens support zooming? How to focus during operation?

Zooming is not currently supported.Initial waypoint auto focus and calibrated infinity focus can be used when in Route mode. Manual focus is required when in Manual mode.

What is the Low-noise High-sensitivity mode of the P1?

The Low-noise and high-sensitivity mode of the P1 can improve camera sensitivity (ISO) while reducing noise levels, which expands the range of operatable scenarios for P1.

What are the features of M300 RTK when used with the TimeSync 2.0 of Zenmuse P1 aerial surveying solution?

Output the exposure time interval in microseconds;
Time synchronization for the camera, the gimbal, the flight control system, and RTK;
Brand-new position and orientation compensation function which writes precise exit pupil positions of the camera into the photos based on the positions and orientations of the drone and the gimbal.

Functional features

How does Smart Oblique Capture work?

The feature allows photos to be taken at multiple angles during a flight by way of payload control. All the ortho- and oblique photos necessary for 3D reconstruction can be acquired through one flight path. Only photos essential to reconstruction will be taken at the edge of the flight area, minimizing the number of images taken and significantly increasing the efficiency of post-processing. As each flight area corresponds to a different flight path section, which requires a distinct oblique capture strategy, all the photos taken for each flight path section will be based on the target data collection zones demarcated by the user’s measurement area. During a Smart Oblique Capture operation, the aircraft will fly in the mode with the highest operational efficiency. The flying speed will also be adjusted according to the different oblique capture sequence for each flight path section, to maximize the efficiency of the operation. Currently, the function is only supported by Zenmuse P1 as mounted on the M300 RTK. To use the function, enable it in aerial photography settings for flight path navigation on the DJI Pilot app.

What’s the tilt angle range of the camera during the Smart Oblique Capture of the P1?

The tilt angle range is from -45° to -90°.

Can Smart Oblique Capture ensure the photos will cover the edge of the flight area?

The photos taken in Smart Oblique Capture mode are based on the measurement area designated by the user. They will be taken at five different angles covering the area and its edge.

Why are images not taken at turning points in Smart Oblique Capture?

As the camera’s shooting angle can be affected by the aircraft’s flight position at turning points, Smart Oblique Capture has been added with a buffer zone feature, so that no photos will be taken at turning points. This ensures each image is captured at an accurate tilt angle.

How does Variable Speed Flight work in Smart Oblique Capture?

Each flight path section comes with a different oblique capture sequence, which means the time spent for each sequence can vary. Accordingly, the flying speed for the flight path corresponding to each sequence will also differ, assuming the overlap rate is kept consistent. The aircraft will operate at maximum efficiency in the Smart Oblique Capture mode.

Why does the shooting sequence in Smart Oblique Capture only capture four angles, three angles or even one angle sometimes, but not five?

In Smart Oblique Capture, only photos essential to reconstruction will be taken at the edge of the flight area. The shooting sequence executed depends on the size of the measurement area demarcated by the user, the flight altitude, and the camera’s tilt angle.

How is the ground sampling distance of the data collected by the P1 related to its flying altitude?

24mm lens: GSD=H/55;
35mm lens: GSD=H/80;
50mm lens: GSD=H/114;
Ground Sampling Distance GSD is measured in centimeters (cm)/pixel; target distance H is measured in meters (m).

In which surveying and mapping scenarios can the P1 be used?

The P1 can be used in multiple surveying and mapping scenarios including 2D orthomosaic, 3D oblique, detailed modeling, and real-time mapping.

Does the M300 RTK support PPK post-processing when used with the P1?

Yes. The task folder stores photos, original GNSS observations, and TimeStamps.MRK files, which are used for PPK post-processing calculations.

Which types of app control does M300 RTK supoort when used with the P1 aerial survey solution?

Currently, only DJI Pilot is supported.

Which operating modes does the P1 support when used with the M300 RTK?

The P1 supports the following operating modes: aerial photography (including Smart Oblique Capture), oblique photography, corridor mapping flight, waypoint flight, and manual operation.

Which operating modes support the terrain-following flight path function?

The terrain-following flight path function is supported by the aerial photography mode, but not the oblique photography, corridor mapping flight, or Smart Oblique Capture modes.

Does the corridor mapping flight mode support the Smart Oblique Capture function?


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Extra-lightweight GPR system, suitable for medium-sized drones like DJI M300 RTK.

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