Mi Drone Mini User Manual
Read this manual carefully before use, and retain it for future reference.
- Do not use this product in areas prohibited by government regulation and policy, such as airports, densely populated areas and so forth.
- The Mi Drone Mini is not suitable for use by children 14 and under nor by any individuals who may not be fully capable of using it.
- Choose non-windy environments with good access to light and clear terrain.
- Make sure that you keep this product within your line of sight and range of control at all times to avoid losing the drone as it does not come equipped with a GPS.
- Be sure to use oﬃcially approved propellers, chargers, batteries, and other such accessories to ensure the drone’s operating life and ﬂight safety.
- This drone is composed of materials such as metal, plastic, precise electronics, etc., and should therefore be kept away from heat sources and prolonged exposure to direct sunlight.
- Ensure that you keep the drone away from crowds, animals, trees, vehicles, buildings, and so forth during ﬂight to guard against potential risks in connection with its high-speed propellers.
- List of Product Accessories
- Component Instructions
Installing and Disassembling
- Installing and Disassembling the Battery
Installing: Place the battery inside the drone’s battery compartment and ensure that the arrow on the cartridge is pointing in the same direction as the battery release. Press the battery into place, making sure that both ends are ﬁrmly and tightly in place. There will be a clicking sound as the battery is properly set into place.
Disassembling: Press down on the battery release button until the battery turns upwards.
Remove the battery.Attention: To avoid any loosening of interfaces caused by wear, do not frequently disassemble the propeller. If the propeller has been dismantled many times, before use, you should check the ﬁrmness of its connection with the motor shafts to ensure safe use.
- Installing and Disassembling the Propellers
Installing: Install the propeller marked with orange on the shat marked with orange and press into place.
Disassembling: Tightly grip the machine with one hand while gripping the propeller shat with the other as you forcefully pull the shat upwards, which will allow you to remove the propeller.
Atention: To avoid any loosening of interfaces caused by wear, do not frequently disassemble the propeller. If the propeller has been dismantled many times, before use, you should check the ﬁrmness of its connection with the motor shafts to ensure safe use.
- Installing and Disassembling the Propeller Guard
Installing: Line up the protruding points on the propeller guard with the sunken grooves on the drone and insert them together. Tightly press both sides of the propeller guard into place after the sunken grooves and protruding points have completely interlocked.
Disassembling: Lightly pull the clip on one of the ends of the propeller guard outwards until the propeller guard has separated from the inside of the drone, at which point the propeller guard can be fully removed.
Preparing the Drone
- Recharge the battery
a. Please connect the USB cable that came with this product to a 5V power compatible device or mobile power supply to recharge the drone.
b. When being charged, the Mi Drone Mini will shut down and the blue light will ﬂash; after charging, the blue and orange lights will stay on. It takes about 60 minutes for the drone to be fully charged.Warning:
a. It is prohibited to disassemble, puncture, strike, crush or apply ﬁre to the battery.
b. Do not expose the battery to sunlight, ﬂames, or other such high-temperature conditions.
Do not continue to use the battery if you discover swelling or ﬂuid leakage.
- Precautions before takeoﬀ
a. Ensure the machine has suﬃcient power.
b. Make sure that the propellers have been installed according to the orange markings.
c. Choose a non-windy environment for your ﬂight with good lighting and clear terrain.
- Turn the drone on
Turn on: Press the drone’s power button for 2 seconds or longer, and the orange light at the base of the drone should light up when the drone is on.
Turn oﬀ: Press the power button on the drone for 3 seconds or longer, and the indicator light at the base of the drone should disappear when the drone is oﬀ.
- Download and install the MiDroneMini app
- Connect the drone to your mobile phone and log in
a. Open the MiDroneMini app and enter your username and password at the login interface.
You will enter the app control screen enter your login details have been veriﬁed.
b. Follow the prompts in the app to operate the drone. Connect to the device whose Wi-Fi name and default password is “MiDroneMini_ XXXXXX” and 123456789 respectively. If you cannot ﬁnd this Wi-Fi or the connection fails in the MiDroneMini app, please exit the app ﬁrst, then connect to “MiDroneMini_ XXXXXX” via the Wi-Fi settings of your mobile phone, and return to the app and then wait for a few seconds. You should then be able to operate it normally.
c. If you forget the Wi-Fi or password, then you can reset the Wi-Fi and restore the default Wi-Fi and password by pressing the power button eight times in a row. The drone will automatically restart after you have reset the Wi-Fi. Do not try to turn the power oﬀ before the drone has ﬁnished restarting.
- Joystick control
Illustrated with an American hand
Joystick settings can be modiﬁed from the MiDroneMini app
Photos: tap once to take one photo.
Videos: Tap to start your video and then tap again to ﬁnish recording.
Note: Photos or videos can be downloaded to your phone directly through the app or downloaded
through the drone (when it’s on) via a data cable to your computer.
- Smart ﬂight and control
One Tap Ascend/Descend: Tap once the drone is ready to ﬂy and you can select either ‘One Tap Ascend’ or ‘Palm Takeoﬀ’; will automatically become when in ﬂight, and will begin an automatic, slow descent.
Palm Takeoﬀ: place the drone in the palm of your hand ater it has ﬁnished initializing. Tap the Palm Takeoﬀ buton when the drone is ready and the propellers will gradually move the plane up and away.
Infrared Battle: Tap to enter Infrared Battle Mode where you can interact with other users.
G-Sensor: Tap to initiate G-Sensor Control Mode. The let joystick will control the drone’s ascent, descent, and path. Press the area to the right of the joystick to control the drone so that it ﬂies let/right or forward/back based on your phone’s G-Sensor.
Four-Directional Roll: Tap to select a mode where you can roll forwards, backward, left, and right.
Headless Mode: While the drone will always re-orientate itself in other modes, Headless Mode will lock the drone to the forward direction it was facing during initialization. Thus, its forward’ direction will remain unchanged even if something pushes the drone around.
- Pairing and connecting the drone to a Bluetooth Joystick
a. The drone is compatible with third-party Bluetooth Joysticks, such as the Mi Bluetooth Handle, and so on.
b. Wait until the orange light has started to blink slowly after turning on the drone; press the power button 3 times in succession, and the orange and blue lights will start to blink quickly. It has now entered Bluetooth pairing mode.
c. Press the Bind Key on the Bluetooth Handle to initiate pairing. The Bluetooth Handle indicator light will start to blink rapidly (this may vary slightly with diﬀerent handles).
d. The Bluetooth Joystick indicator light will remain on ater it has been paired and both lights on the drone will continue to blink slowly.
e. You do not need to do anything more than turn on the drone and Bluetooth Joystick when they have been previously paired. Check the drone’s indicator lights to see whether the pairing has indeed occurred.
Note: See the MiDroneMini app for more information on the deﬁnitions associated with the Bluetooth remote butons.
- Firmware upgrades
It is best to upgrade the ﬁrmware as prompted by the MiDroneMini app. Firmware upgrades will help you experience the newest features that the product has to oﬀer.
|Indicator Status||Drone Status|
|The orange light is off and the blue light is blinking||During charging|
|Both lights remain on||Fully charged|
|The orange light is blinking
and the blue light is off
|The app (or Bluetooth Handle) is not connected to the drone|
|Both lights are blinking slowly||The app (or Bluetooth Handle)
is connected to the drone
|Both lights are blinking rapidly||Low battery|
|The two lights are blinking alternately||Ready to pair Bluetooth|
|The orange light is on and the blue light is blinking||U-Disk Storage Mode|
- The Propellers
The propellers are easily damaged. Ensure that you replace the propellers as soon as you discover any wear and tear or damage otherwise the drone’s regular abilities may be aﬀected.
- The Propeller Guard
The propeller guard is easily damaged. Ensure that you replace the propeller guard as soon as you discover deformation or damage.
- The Battery
Do not put the battery in a ﬂame; do not handle the battery roughly; the storage capacity of lithium-ion batteries will be signiﬁcantly reduced in very low temperatures. Do not use the batteries in an environment under 0°C.
|Name: Mi Drone Mini
Dimensions: 91 x 91 x 38 mm
Shat Distance: 114 mm
Net Weight: 88 g
Battery Capacity: 920 mAh
Charging Time: Approx. 60 min
Battery Life: Approx. 10 min
Operating Temperature: 0°C~40°C
BT: [email protected]
5.8 G: [email protected]
|Wireless Connectivity: Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11a 5GHz
Input: 5V 1A
Controllable Range: 50 m
Controllable Height: 25 m
Storage Space: 4 GB
Auxiliary Positioning Devices:
Ultrasonic + Visual Sensor
Max. Photo Resolution: 1600 x 1200
Max. Vidoe Resolution: 1280 x 720
2.4G Wi-Fi: [email protected]
Old electrical appliances must not be disposed of together with the residual waste, but have to be disposed of separately. The disposal at the communal collecting point via private persons is for free. The owner of old appliances is responsible to bring the appliances to these collecting points or to similar collection points. With this little personal eﬀort, you contribute to recycling valuable raw materials and the treatment of toxic substances.
RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERIES IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE INSTRUCTIONS.
Hereby, FIMI declares that the radio equipment type Mi Drone Mini is in compliance with Directive 2014/53/EU. The full text of the EU declaration of conformity is available at the following internet address: htps://www.mi.com/en/service/support/declaration.html
HAZARDOUS MOVING PARTS KEEP FINGERS AND OTHER BODY PARTS AWAY.
Manufactured for: Xiaomi Communications Co., Ltd.
Manufactured by: Beĳing FIMI Technology Co., Ltd.
For further information, please go to www.mi.com/en/
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Haidian District, Beĳing, China