How to Charge DJI Mavic Mini Controller

To charge your DJI Mavic Mini controller, you will plug the charging cord into the controller and the other end into the outlet or charging port.

Hello folks! My name is Lavelle and I am a professional drone pilot and a long-time drone enthusiast. I have been using DJI drones for both professional and recreational uses for the past ten years or so.

In this article, I will cover the precise steps to take to charge your DJI remote controller. I will also discuss how to plug in the micro USB cable and provide you with some final thoughts.

Key Takeaways

  • Do not overcharge your drone battery, because it can cause it to become damaged and reduce its lifespan.
  • The DJI Mavic Mini uses a micro USB cable.
  • It takes approximately 2-hours to fully charge the DJI Mavic Mini remote controller.

How to Charge DJI Mavic Mini Controller

Here is a step-by-step guide to charging your DJI Mavic Mini remote controller.

Step 1. Insert the battery into its port. You will hear a small clicking sound once it is inserted properly and you will be able to see the battery level indicator lights.

Step 2. The next step is to attach the micro USB cable and the DJI 18W USB charger to the controller hub for charging and then plug it into a power outlet.

Step 3. Now that the cables are attached and the cord is plugged in, the battery will charge while indicating its power level. The LED lights will turn white when the battery is fully charged.

Upon getting a full charge, disconnect the battery from the charging port. It is important to not overcharge the battery as doing so could result in damage to the battery.

How to Plug in the Micro USB Cable?

Simply insert the micro end into the remote controller and then insert the USB end into a power box and an outlet.

Use a high-quality micro USB cable to ensure a stable connection between the controller and your device.


Here are some answers to a few of the frequently asked questions about charging your DJI Mavic Mini remote controller.

Does the Mavic Mini Controller Need Charging?

Yes, the Mavic Mini remote controller needs to be charged. The controller runs on a battery charge and needs to be recharged periodically. The controller’s battery life is approximately 4 hours on a single charge.

Can You Charge the DJI Controller with USB?

Yes, you can charge the DJI controller with a USB connection. Either insert the USB into a power box and then into a power outlet or plug the USB directly into another charging source such as a computer or portable power outlet.

How Long Does It Take to Charge the DJI Mavic Mini Controller?

If you are using the proper connections, the DJI Mavic Mini controller takes approximately 2-hours to fully charge.

Final Thoughts

Charging your DJI Mavic Mini controller is an important part of the user process. Ensure that your remote controller is fully charged before using it to experience the maximum flying time.

Remember to not overcharge your controller as it may result in damage to your battery. The remote controller is charged using a micro USB cable.

Did you have any problems with charging your DJI Mavic Mini Controller for the first time? Share your experience in the comments section below.

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