DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter Drone

Code: N09DQ

4.5  out of 5 based on 2 reviews
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  • With new 5.8 GHz Remote Control and Receiver
  • Featherweight 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Camera With 720p/30 fps HD Video
  • User Friendly Smartphone App For First Person View(FPV)
  • Purchasers must be over 18

Product details

DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter Drone

• With new 5.8 GHz Remote Control and Receiver
• Featherweight 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi Camera With 720p/30 fps HD Video
• User Friendly Smartphone App For First Person View(FPV)
• 10 x Digital Zoom Function While In FPV
• Low Latency Live Preview
• Remote Control Mobile Phone Capture
• Capture Images & Record Video While Flying
• In-phone Album Synchronization
• Suitable for ages 18+
Average Flight Time Of 10-12 Minuets
Extra Batteries Are Available From Maplin (Standard Capacity : A53QB , High Capacity : A54QB)

User Manual PDF >>
Quick Start Guide PDF >>
Responsible Flying PDF >>

Phantom FC40

The Phantom FC40 is the beloved Phantom, all grown up. It comes with its own built in DJI designed smart camera with 720p/30 fps HD video support, and iOS or Android app control. Using a 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi connection, it provides a full FPV experience at up to 100 m. It’s the ideal choice for those getting started with aerial cinematography.


A compact and highly integrated ready-to-fly drone that’s small enough to fit in a backpack.
More importantly, it features a new 5.8 GHz remote control which will not interfere with the 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi when flying.

FC40 Camera

Mount the FC40 or other lightweight cameras on your Phantom to shoot your holidays from a whole new angle.

DJI FC40 App

This App enables you to remotely control the FC40 camera installed on DJI PHANTOM 1, including photo capturing, video recording, album management, etc.

For information on the regulation regarding FPV flight, please click here

Smart GPS features

It will hover when you let go of the controls and if it goes out of range or
the battery gets low it will return to the original take-off position.

Basic Parameters
Operating Temperature -10°C ~ 50°C
Power Consumption 3.12 W
Take-Off Weight <1200 g
Hovering Accuracy (GPS Mode) Vertical: 0.8 m Horizontal: 2.5 m
Max Yaw Angular Velocity 200°/s
Max Tilt Angle 35°
Max Ascent / Descent Speed 6 m/s
Max Flight Velocity 10 m/s
Diagonal Distance (Motor Center To Motor Center) 350 mm
Phantom Prop Guard Weight(Single):18.7 g
Size(Single): Angle(155.0°) Radius(112.32 mm)
Whole Size with Four Prop Guards: 575.5 mm
ESC Sound Introduction
Ready ?1234567
Throttle Stick Is Not At Bottom BBBBBB…
Input Signal Abnormal B——–B——–B…
Input Voltage Abnormal BB—BB—BB—BB…
Charger & Battery Parameters
Charger AC Input 100-240 V
Charge Current 1 A/2 A/3 A
Current Drain For Balancing 200 mA
Power 20 W
Battery Type LiPo
Working Frequency 5.8 GHz ISM
Communication Distance (Open Area) CE: 300 m; FCC: 500 m
Receiver Sensitivity(1%PER) -93 dBm
Transmitter Power CE: 25 mw; FCC: 125 mw
Working Current /Voltage 80 mA @ 6 V
Battery 4 AA Batteries
FC40 Camera
Image Sensor HD 720p/30 fps
Lens Aperture F2.2
FOV 100 Degree Wide Angle
Focal Range 25 cm-infinity
Wireless IEEE 802.11 b/g Compliance
Wireless Mode Direct Mode
Mobile Wi-Fi Video Size WQVGA
Battery Built-in 700 mAh Li-on Battery


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  • It's the best

    The 'Phantom' is phenomenal. It puts all the smaller ones ,I've purchased.over many months/ years even, into a distant past as they pale into insignificance. The picture quality is very impressive also. You can see the curvature of the Earth when you reach a respectable height. I frequently fly mine off the kitchen/ bathroom extension. One evening I lost sight of it and had it return home from a different direction to the way I'd been looking for it. One word sums it up overall, Brilliant!!!!!!.

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  • DJI Drone

    So easy to fly even for a beginner. You will be so frustrated you did not buy an extra battery. Just remember to check out where you can fly it legally. Best thing I have bought in years and the aerial footage from the camera supplied and from myGoPro are fantastic

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4 of 4 Questions

  • Bob said:

    Is the GoPro hero 2 camera compatible with this drone?

    This product does not come with a GoPro2 mount - however these are available from other FPV Vendors

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  • Sean said:

    Are these the latest version 1.1.1 With the gimbal controller on the transmitter

    We don't have the version of these items, because of the turnover of stock. However the transmitter and receiver can be updated with the DJI software.

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  • Noel said:

    What distance can I fly from take off point & still be in control

    The range is around 500m with a clear line of sight.

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  • chris burrows said:

    for the Smartphone App For First Person View(FPV) to work do i need to be in a wifi area or have internet data on my phone ?...where i plan to use it i will not have no wifi thanks

    No, the camera is the WiFi hotspot so the phone/tablet will connect to it as a WiFi hotspot. No internet is required.

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N09DQ DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter Drone (1+) £369.99

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