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DJI Phantom FC40 Quadcopter Drone

Code: N09DQ

5  out of 5 based on 3 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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3 of 3 Reviews

  • Buy one now

    The phantom is a fantastic bit of kit, read the on line manual while the battery is charging and make a special note of what the flashing lights on the back of the phantom mean then find a nice open space and away you go. It really is easy to fly in GPS mode as long as the light on the back of the phantom is flashing a slow steady green which means it knows home location in case of signal loss or transmitter failure it will enable it to land safely on its own with out any input from the pilot, this has not happened so far. Buy one and have some fun you will not regret it.

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  • The best value Phantom for beginners

    This is a fantastic drone. Extremely easy to fly & operate. What I would recommend is visiting the DJI website to download the latest software, firmware & instructions as there isn't much in the box other than the product. To upgrade the firmware on the phantom it's actually quite easy as the micro usb port is underneath but to upgrade the firmware of the controller you do have to open it up (4xscrews) to gain access to the micro usb port on the controller. There are plenty of forums & facebook owners groups where you can get a whole wealth of information on how to get the best out of the Phantom FC40. Check the rules in advance on where it is safe to fly as you need to take off/fly & land away from buildings & groups of people. I would also recommend upgrading the props to the Phantom 2 ones which are 9" & give it more stability & a little longer flight time. I have 3 batteries now as you will only get approx. 11-12 mins flight time per battery. Also for safety I would recommend buying the Phantom 2 prop guards if you have upgraded the props as this works with this model & for 9" blades. If you haven't upgraded the props then just get the normal phantom prop guards.

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  • Great Product

    This is an amazing drone to fly, very stable and super fast. Had to take my time going through the instructions though to get this going. Strongly recommend this, this is definitely not a toy.

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1 of 1 Questions

  • 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+) £389.99

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