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How To Do A Vision Calibration For DJI Mavic Pro Using DJI Assistant 2 On MacOSX—Solutions

Rated as one of the Top-Rated Articles published on, this writeup aims to provide a tutorial solution for Drone owners to "Hard-Reset" their DJI Mavic Pro's camera vision system.
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How To Do A Vision Calibration For DJI Mavic Pro Using DJI Assistant 2 On MacOSX—Solutions

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Totally loving my DJI Mavic Pro and definitely more eager to get my hands on the new DJI Mavic Pro 2! But while an upgrade is still a distant plan away, it is those random, unexpected software-related crashes that made me mad and wallet-crazy at the same time. Despite going through a number of “death-defying crashes”, which tested the hardiness and impeccable quality of my DJI Mavic Pro, more importantly, it is not often you can easily find help to resolve your drone issues, especially if you do not live near a DJI service center.

For some matters, we just got to Do-It-Yourself (DIY) to get it solved.
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The Context

After the crash, there was a subsequent bugging notification of a “Vision Sensor Calibration” issue, highlighted by the DJI Go 4 app, as shown in the two screenshots below.

“Vision Sensors” errors are probably important to take note, since they help your drone to avoid obstacles, especially when you are flying your drone away from sight, so it is good to get it checked out, else it would be a total waste of buying a DJI product.

However, the biggest irony is though I have tried doing a “Quick Calibration” through using the DJI Go 4 App, apparently the multiple failed tries signified that my crash was quite a bad one that I needed a “Full Calibration”, which can only be achieved using the DJI Assistant 2 app, where I will need a computer help me with the task.

When I realised, there is no other way out using the DJI Go 4 App.

Also, I didn’t know it was such a pain to actually get it done, and after reading up many forums and seeking help around, which apparently, it is really a “trial-and-error-and-keep-trying” process. I would just want to share my process, so that other DJI Mavic Pro drone owners can get back to their love of flying sooner.

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These were stuff almost everyone on every other forum mentioned, and I also stood by from my personal trials:

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