The DJI Zenmuse X5R is an outstanding gimbal-stabilised camera with Micro Four Thirds lens mount for the next generation of videography and photography, capable of capturing 4K/30FPS footage and 16MP still imagery via its generous 4/3 sensor and designed for use with DJI's Inspire 1 aerial camera platform. The biggest difference between the X5R and X5 is in video recording capabilities (RAW), storage media (built-in removable 512GB SSD), and workflow. The Zenmuse X5R shoots video in lossless format to preserve maximum detail and enable precise editing and post-processing, giving cinematographers full control over the look of their footage. This model is supplied without lens.
- World's first mirrorless, compact MFT camera
- Designed specifically for aerial photography
- RAW Photo and Video Capture
- Lossless cinema 4K RAW video
- Average 1.7 Gbps bitrate (2.4Gbps maximum)
- Record at 4096×2160 (24fps) or1920x1080 (60fps)
- 16-megapixel stills
- 12.8 stops of dynamic range
- Built-in 3-axis gimbal
- microSD with Max capacity of 64GB (Class 10 or UHS-1 or above)
- Removable SSD Recording with capacity of 512MB
- 4/3 Micro Four Thirds mount
- Compatible with Inspire 1 Quadcopter
With the ZenMuse X5 series, you have the world’s first Micro Four Thirds cameras built specifically for aerial photography and cinematography. Bringing unparalleled imaging quality together with integrated 3-axis gimbal stabilisation and remarkable ease of use, each empowers you to shoot and complete jobs like never before.
The next generation of aerial cameras
Meet the ZenMuse X5, the world’s first mirrorless, compact Micro Four Thirds camera made specifically for aerial photography and cinematography. Designed to work with the DJI Inspire 1 ready-to-fly platform, the ZenMuse X5 packs a powerful sensor that’s capable of recording 4K videos at up to 30 fps and capturing still images at 16MP. Equipped with the standard MFT interchangeable lens mount and allowing full wireless remote control over focus, aperture, and more, the ZenMuse X5 lets you shoot the way you want. Welcome to the future of aerial imaging.
Increased dynamic range
With 12.8 stops of dynamic range, shadows and highlights in everything you capture is brought out in perfect clarity.
Greater pixel clarity
Shooting with the ZenMuse X5’s M4/3 sensor results in images that are crisper and more detailed than any previous aerial camera. When compared with the X3 camera with the original Inspire 1, the difference is clear in images that truly come to life.
Built inside the ZenMuse X5 is a powerful Micro Four Thirds sensor that’s absolutely revolutionary for an aerial camera. With a sensor eight times the size of that in the previous X3 camera included with the Inspire 1, this new MFT sensor enables high quality, high sensitivity image recording at an ISO range of 100-25600. With a sophisticated balance of high-resolving power, accurate gradation, and low noise, you are realising your artistic and creative vision as never before.
Ready to fly
Say goodbye to frustratingly long setups. The ZenMuse X5 is perfectly compatible with the Inspire 1, DJI’s professional, ready to fly aerial platform. Instantly ready and bringing a level of control and convenience that only a fully integrated system can provide, you have a combination of imaging prowess and ease-of-use that is unprecedented in any aerial imaging system.
With the ZenMuse X5, you have an unprecedented level of control right at your fingertips. In the intuitive auto-focus mode, simply tap on the screen of your mobile device to tell the camera to focus on a specific area. You can also easily manually change settings such as focus, shutter, and aperture through the user-friendly DJI GO app. With the ZenMuse X5, you are always ready to take control.
Professional aerial video
Despite its compact size, the ZenMuse X5 is a powerful video camera that’s capable of recording 4K (3840 x 2160) at up to 30 fps, 2.7K (2704x1520) at up to 30 fps, and Full HD (1920 x 1080) at up to 60 fps in MP4/MOV format. The ZenMuse X5 enables you to record professional-level footage with stunning clarity and detail. A higher speed signal readout suppresses the rolling shutter effect when recording, resulting in beautiful footage even when flying at high speeds. The ZenMuse X5 also comes equipped with convenient features such as Zebra Pattern and Focus Peaking making it a camera that’s truly fit for any job.
With a MFT sensor that’s capable of capturing photos at 16MP, the ZenMuse X5 produces print-ready images that look as good in a frame as they do on your screen. The extra pixels represent a 25% increase over the original Inspire 1 camera. With the shutter speed increased to as quick as
1/8000 of a second and the power of the new imaging processor enabling burst capture of up to 7 full size photos per second, the ZenMuse X5 helps you relish every memorable moment.
Thanks to DJI’s unparalleled expertise in stabilisation systems, the ZenMuse X5 is equipped with a highly reliable 3-axis gimbal that automatically stabilises your camera in flight. The gimbal constantly communicates with the aircraft, and quickly compensates for every minor movement. With a precision accuracy of 0.02°, sub-pixel stabilisation is occurring and as a result, the ZenMuse X5 produces silky smooth footage sharp photos even with long exposure no matter how you fly.
Interchangeable lens mount
As the world’s first Micro Four Thirds camera made specifically for aerial photography and videography, the ZenMuse X5 gives you the freedom to choose your lens. By utilising the standard MFT mount, one of the most popular lens systems in the camera industry, the ZenMuse X5 is well positioned to benefit from new products and innovations from major lens manufacturers.
DJI GO app
Control the ZenMuse X5 remotely with the same DJI GO app that is used with the Inspire 1. With a live HD view powered by DJI Lightbridge, you see exactly what the camera is capturing and can adjust every setting on the fly.
- One-tap auto focus, or precise manual focus pulling
- Full 360 degree camera control
- Manual settings including aperture, white balance, shutter speed, and more
- Ability to upload or livestream your flights to YouTube
- …All at a range of over 1 mile
Built to last
The ZenMuse X5 is precisely manufactured with high-grade magnesium alloys, enabling it to withstand heavy field use. Compact and lightweight to allow easy transportation and long flight times, the ZenMuse X5 is built to last.
Precise focus control
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As you fly, focus can be remotely adjusted using the GO App or the DJI Focus system. Simply plug this new follow focus controller into the Inspire 1 remote to have an accurate, familiar physical focus wheel that controls the way your shots look.
Buy Now Pay Later
With our no deposit Buy Now Pay Later option, pay nothing for six months when you spend £250 or more, then either settle the cash price in full by paying a £29.00 settlement fee, or choose to spread the cost over 36 months at 19.9% APR Representative. Please see the repayment example below to see how much purchasing this item on finance would cost.
|Item Value (Cash Price)
|Total Amount Credit
||35 x £110.36
|Total Amount Payable
|Annual Rate of Interest
Are you eligible for finance?
Applicants must be:
- Aged 18 years or older from the application date
- In permanent UK residence for a minimum of three years
- Fulfil at least one of the following employment criteria:
- In regular, permanent employment.
- Retired from regular employment - With a minimum age of 50.
- Not working through disability.
Note: All applicants will be subject to a credit reference check by the lender.
Credit is subject to application and status. Warehouse Express Ltd trading as Wex Photographic act as credit broker and not the lender. Barclays Partner Finance act as the lender.
Can I repay early? If so how?
No repayments are scheduled in the initial six-month deferral period. However, it is possible to pay off the loan, either by way of a lump sum or in smaller amounts. If the loan is fully repaid within the six-month deferral period, then no interest is payable, but a £29.00 early-settlement will be incurred. Such repayments may be made to Barclays Partner Finance by cheque, debit card or standing order. Unfortunately it is not possible to set up a direct debit within the deferral period. Further information on how to make such repayments will be set out in the loan agreement pack provided by Barclays Partner Finance.
What happens if I don't repay within the first six months (deferral period)?
Following the six month deferral period, Barclays Partner Finance will initiate a monthly direct debit payment for the remaining duration of the loan. Interest will be charged at a rate of 19.9% APR on outstanding balances (backdated to the first date of the loan). Late payment penalties and early repayment charges will apply from this point. Barclays Partner Finance will send a reminder letter approximately one month before the six month deferral period is due to elapse. Note: If you chose to spread the cost and pay monthly, interest is charged from the start of the loan, not from the start of the repayment period.
What will I receive from the finance provider (lender)?
Barclays Partner Finance will send a loan agreement pack approximately four weeks after delivery of the goods, confirming that the account has been activated and, from this point, it is possible to make repayments against the loan.
For further information on how our finance product work, see our Finance help section.
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† Once your application has been accepted, usually within minutes, we will immediately dispatch your equipment.