Unlimited Flight Time.  No more down time while swapping out batteries!  Connected to the Blue Vigil RS1000 tether your drone will have unlimited flight time.


Launch & Leave.  Once at the desired altitude, compatible drones will generally hold their position without needing constant operator input.


Continuous Power.  With generator, inverter or household power input, the system provide continuous power to the drone.  The Blue Vigil RS1000 allows unlimited flight time when connected to a power source (generator, household current, or battery). The system includes the ground base tether unit (RS1000), brace and the Battery Replacement Module (BRM).




  • Capture great shots of your race, concert or festival.
  • News media can monitor travel lanes or current events.



  • Evaluate crime scenes and vehicle collision efficiently.
  • Law enforcement can monitor crowd situations.
  • Fire officials can identify hot spots.
  • Area surveillance and tactical overview.



  • Perform reconnaissance and aerial surveillance missions.
  • Protect a person or area with extended aerial views.



  • Deploy radio and cellular sites and relays.
  • Monitor UAV mounted electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensors.

Blue Vigil RS1000 Tether Power System for DJI Inspire 1

    • 50 m standard cable length

    • 1.2 m per second maximum rate of climb/descent

    • Tether weight is 15 g per m

    • Peak power output: 1600 W

    • Sustained power output: 220 V AC input - 1500 W, 120 V AC input – 1000W

    • Tether break strength: 450 N

    • Tension on tether (on spool): 700 g

    • Operating temperature: -20 C to +40 C

    • Adjustable wire tension based on size of multi-rotor

    • Thermal overload shutdown protection

    • Proprietary power management circuitry

    • Active cable management

    • Includes tether cable mounting clamp

    • Includes aircraft mounting brace

    • Dimensions: 52.4 x 42.8 x 20.6 cm

    • Weight: 16 kg

    • Case features: watertight, crushproof
      and dustproof, easy open double throw latches, automatic pressure equalization valve

  • The Blue Vigil RS1000 operates with these DJI drones: S900, S1000, Inspire 1, Inspire 2, Matrice 200 or any drone that operates on a 12 V or 24 V battery. Some drones may require an adaptor.

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