DJI Mavic 2: How to Calibrate the IMU

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In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to calibrate the IMU of your DJI Mavic 2 Pro and/or Mavic 2 Zoom.

Before you start, you’ll need to ensure the following:

  • You have download and installed the latest version of DJI GO 4 app in the App Store or Google Play on your smartphone.
  • Your Mavic 2 battery level is higher than 50%.

Firstly, you will need to turn on the remote controller and connect it with your smartphone:

Uplift advise you to remove the propellers when completing the IMU calibration process.

Then place your Mavic 2 aircraft (folded) on a flat surface:

DJI Mavic 2_How to Calibrate the IMU

Uplift advise you to remove the propellers when completing the IMU calibration process.

Once in position, turn on your drone and launch the DJI GO 4 app:

DJI Mavic 2_How to Calibrate the IMU

Once you’ve entered the app interface, click on the ‘General Settings’ menu (three horizontal white dots) in the top right corner of your screen:

DJI Mavic 2_How to Calibrate the IMU

Once there, click into the ‘Flight Controller Settings’ (1) and then click ‘Advanced Settings’ (2):

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In the Advanced Settings, scroll down and click ‘Sensors’:

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Next, click ‘Calibrate IMU’:

DJI Mavic 2_How to Calibrate the IMU

You will now need to follow the GO 4 app positioning instructions carefully; the IMU calibration will fail if the positions are incorrect. Also, we advise you do not attempt to start the motor during the calibration process.

There are five different positions:

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Once you have gone through all of the correct positioning steps, the GO 4 app will notify you that the IMU Calibrations is complete and you can restart your aircraft:

DJI Mavic 2_How to Calibrate the IMU


We hope this tutorial has been helpful; for more DJI Mavic 2 tutorials please visit our Technical Support Hub.

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