DJI Inspire drones have revolutionized professional photography. These drones can shoot in stunning 4K and have all of the latest features needed for the perfect film.

To really understand the needs of the DJI inspire model of drones you have to begin by understanding the drones.

SpecsDJI Inspire 1DJI Inspire 2
BodyMade from carbon fiber, metal and plasticMade from magnesium alloy, carbon fiber and metal
Size11.9 x 17.2 x 17.8 inches (HxWxD)12.5 x 16.7 x 16.7 inches (HxWxD)
Weight6.5 pounds7.3 pounds
Remote controls22
Batteries22
Propellers44

Both drones are superior, high end products that will cost you thousands of dollars which is why they need much more than the default carrying case that they come with. Spending money on a high-quality case or backpack is well worth it to protect your investment. Below we have picked the best cases and backpacks that will protect the DJI Inspire 1 or Inspire 2.

DJI Inspire 1 Specific Cases

1) The case club hard case for the DJI Inspire 1

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The construction

This drone case from Case Club features an organized interior that has customized foam for the DJI Inspire 1. The organization inside the case is very well thought out and precise considering the dimensions of this drone are large. The cut outs are clearly demarcated for the drone, two controllers, 3 battery slots, extra propellers, as well a cavity for other accessories like cables. You can find space for additional gear as well. The foam is closed cell polyethylene which prevents dust from settling on any of the items inside.

Specs

Dimensions: 26.75 x 13.5 x 19.62 inches

Weight: 32.1 pounds

The Pros
It is 100% waterproof
It impact and crush resistant
It is 100% dust proof
The case can be locked using a padlock
The wheels are built in and are very sturdy
The case has a built in retractable handle
The interior is well organized
It comes with a lifetime warranty
The Cons
It is a heavy case even when empty
Some people would prefer more locking holes in addition to the 2 holes present on the case

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Customer Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

This case has scored highly with customers for the quality of materials used on the construction, the organized interior, the amount of space within the case, and its ease of portability. The drone comfortably fits into the cutout meant for it and remains embedded once inside. It is able to take the rigors of all modes of travel from air, road, and even getting shipped to your destination. The handle does come across as a little delicate, but interestingly holds its own even when you are hauling lots of equipment. It is also reasonably priced.

2) Go Professional DJI Inspire 1 Travel Mode Case

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Construction

This is a good case that will keep your DJI Inspire 1 safe and in relative comfort. The DJI Inspire 1 has been fitted with fragile features like a 360 degree rotating removable camera, so it needs sturdy case and high quality foam to keep the bird well protected. The foam used in the interior is well cut. This is the perfect case for traveling with your DJI Inspire 1, as it is built to absorb the hits and impacts that come with travel. It is wider than the standard Inspire 1 case so you should have more room for additional gear.

Specs

Dimensions: 31.5 x 20.8 x 12.5 inches

Weight: 28 pounds

The Pros
It is impact and crush resistant
It is sturdy in construction
The wheels are exceptionally efficient for easy movement and turning
The foam is a water cut from one piece with a high blue finish
The interior is well organized
It comes with a limited lifetime warranty for the case and a limited lifetime 90 day warranty for the foam
The Cons
Some accessories do not get embedded in their designated slots, and may sit halfway in the slots
The pull out mechanism of the handle needs a two handed maneuver to pull out

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Customer Rating: 4.0 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

This case is huge compared to other offerings in the same category like HPRC cases. It has the right depth to still make it easy to get the drone out of the case. It has the strong latches and bracing that give it a long service life. Customers love the 3 deep cavities for any miscellaneous gear like cables, chargers and your hard drives among other things.

3) DJI Inspire 1 Go Professional Landing Mode Case

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Construction

The first recommended thing that most drone owners should do when they buy a case is to put it through the paces to see how it holds up. When it comes to this case, it holds up wonderfully against all the rigors one can throw at it. It provides more than adequate storage, accommodates extras, and can handle hard throws and rough handling from airlines. You can rest assured that your drone and all accessories within will be well protected from impact, water, and dust.

Specs

Dimensions: 31.6 x 15.8 x 20.5 inches

Weight: 11 pounds

The Pros
It is water resistant and dust proof
The foam has been customized for the DJI Inspire 2
The case is very sturdy, rugged, and practical
The interior is very well compartmentalized and spacious
The interior is fitted with closed cell foam
It comes with a lifetime replacement guarantee
You can store the drone in landing mode
The Cons
It is a heavy case even when empty
Some of the slots are quite tight making it hard to fit accessories unless you customize the space

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Customer Rating: 4.3 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

Everything has its place in this case making it easy to take everything in and out of it. You can store your bird with the gimbal and lens so it is easy to fly wherever you are. In fact, you can take the drone out of the case and fly it immediately. The inside of the case provides you with plenty of space and allows you haul a lot of gear around. It is ideal for customers who have lots of equipment like filters, propellers, lenses, and even delicate specialized equipment like an anemometer or infrared temperature gauge.

DJI Inspire 2 Specific Cases

1) The Case Club hard case for the DJI Inspire 2

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Construction

The Case Club offering for the DJI Inspire 2 is just as sturdy and well constructed as its counterpart for the DJI Inspire 1. The case has been developed with travel and rugged terrain in mind. The exterior is made from a heavy duty hard case which ensures that interior is well protected. The interior is well compartmentalized and fits the DJI Inspire 2’s accessories perfectly. The foam is customized to hold the dimensions of the DJI Inspire 2 without putting any stress on the wings or motor mounts of the drone.

Specs

Dimensions: 27.9 x 15.1 x 22.3 inches

Weight: 35.5 pounds

The Pros
It is watertight and dust proof
It is crush proof and can withstand hard impact
It is airtight
It has a built in retractable handle
The wheels are built in and very sturdy
The interior is very well compartmentalized and spacious
The Cons
It is a heavy case even when empty
The cut outs are deep and removing embedded equipment may be difficult

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Customer Rating: 4.7 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

According to owners of the DJI Inspire 2, this is the ideal case of your bird. It not only provides protection when you are on the move, it also ensures your drone is secure when you are grounded. The case works professionally and will hold more than your everyday DJI Inspire 2 accessories. This case can also hold lenses, gimbals, tablets, a Polar Pro filter kit, and a DJI focus hand wheel, and more. It works well for drone veterans and beginners alike who are keen on making sure their bird is well taken care of.

2) Go Professional DJI Inspire 2 Travel Mode case

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Construction

The protection this case offers your DJI Inspire 2 is impeccable. The rugged frame exterior speaks volumes about its durability. Apart from the sturdy latches on both the front and sides of the case, it is fitted with padlock holes for further securing so the case does not open up accidentally. The case is made from SKB military spec. The case is nicely layered allowing you to safely fit the drone and its accessories perfectly inside. It will easily hold 2 controllers, charging hub and even monitors of up to 10 inches.

Specs

Dimensions: 24.8 x 24.98 x 14.15 inches

Weight: 27 pounds

The Pros
It is water resistant and dust proof
It is impact resistant
It is airtight
The interior is very well compartmentalized and spacious
The interior is fitted with closed cell foam
The wheels are inline skate style
The handle of the case is in built
It comes with UV, corrosion, and solvent resistance
It has a lifetime replacement guarantee
The Cons
It is a heavy case even when empty

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Customer Rating: 4.2 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

The best part of this case is precisely cut slots which ensure that the inspire 2 is safe no matter what the amount of jostling and impact the case may endure. The fact that this case can take more accessories that others is actually a huge plus for professional drone pilots. You can take days worth of equipment. The case is provides enough space that you can actually store the Inspire 2 with the camera and even the batteries on. Just be ready for a heavy lift.

3) DJI Inspire 2 Go Professional Landing Mode Case

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Construction

This case also features the distinct GPC closed cell foam. The custom foam is intricately cut and each slot is well thought out. The exterior of the case is SKB military material usually used in heavy industries and by the military. With padlock holes that are fitted with stainless steel padlock protector clips, you are assured of absolute safety for your drone and other accessories within the case. The case has molded in hinges to further ensure nothing gets in.

Specs

Dimensions: 31.6 x 20.5 x 15.75 inches

Weight: 28 pounds

The Pros
It is water resistant and dust proof
The foam is customized to fit the DJI Inspire 2
It is airtight
The case is very sturdy and functional
The interior is very well compartmentalized and spacious
The interior is fitted with closed cell foam
The wheels are in line skate style
It is UV, corrosion, and solvent resistant
It comes with a lifetime replacement guarantee
The Cons
It is a heavy case even when empty

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Customer Rating: 4.5 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

There is plenty of storage room in this case and it even allows you to store your drone in an upright position. It also has extra slots for extra gear that you may want to take along with you for your drone. You have designated slots for everything with this case including SD cards, monitors, a charging hub, and even your camera and its lenses. It is made to last.

One Size Fits All Case

These are cases that can be used by both the DJI Inspire 1 and 2. They are not specific for either of the drones but can be customized to fit each.

The Pelican 1650

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The Pelican brand of hard cases is one of the most reliable drone cases in the world. Widely respected because of their sturdy construction and high quality Pick ‘N’ Pluck foam.

Why it works for the DJI Inspire 1 and 2

Construction

The DJI Inspire 1 needs a roomy interior considering the fact that it is big drone. The Pelican 1650 provides a generous interior for the both the drone and its accessories. In addition, unlike most cases that come with a default interior that you cannot customize, this case comes with the option of getting foam pieces or getting 24 pieces of padded dividers. But it is not just the space that makes it appropriate for your bird, the exterior of the case is resistant to a lot of elements and terrains with an IP67 rating. With a depth of almost 11 inches, the case is perfect for storing your DJI Inspire even when you are not on the move.

Specs

Dimensions: Exterior (30.75 x 20.5 x 11.62) inches

Interior (28.5 x 17.37 x 10.5) inches

Weight: 30.1 pounds

The Pros
It is watertight and has a water resistant exterior
It is air tight
It has an impact resistant exterior
It has a corrosion and chemical resistant exterior
It is dust proof
It has a retractable handle
The wheels are made with stainless steel bearings
There is an option for padded dividers or a set of foam pieces
The interior is customizable
The Cons
It is a heavy case even when empty
It can easily go beyond the weight limit on a flight

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Customer Rating: 4.8 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

Customers who have used this case swear by its sturdiness and portability. There are two layers of foam in the interior that you can use for both compartments. You can also buys very functional additional accessories with the case including a replacement Pick ‘N’ Pluck foam set, a mesh lid organizer, Pelican TSA lock, Pelican Dessicant silica, and more. It is a worthwhile investment for your DJI Inspire drones.

Backpacks

DJI Inspire 1 Backpack from Go Professional

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Construction

The DJI Inspire 1 backpack from Go Professional is well suited to contain the DJI Inspire 1. Customized to follow the grain of the drones design, it is a great option for drone pilots who are constantly on the go. Light weight and easy to carry, it is fitted with ventilation for wicking and it sits comfortably on your back. The interior is clearly demarcated so you have no doubt what goes where.

Specs

Dimensions: 24 x 20.5 x 10 inches

Weight: 8 pounds

The Pros
It is a tactical backpack
The foam is customized to the DJI Inspire 1
It has enough storage room for the drone and its accessories
It is fitted with MOLLE systems on the front and sides
The straps are well padded and comfortable
The pack is fitted with fiberglass plates to maintain its structure
Lifetime guarantee
The Cons
It is customized for the DJI Inspire 1, which is a big drone, but can’t carry too much additional gear

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Customer Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

This is a great pack that offers you ease of movement and has additional MOLLE for storage. The pack is comfortable for long treks and can be taken with you on flights. It fits well in the overhead compartment as long as you have not over packed it.

InsPak Hardshell Backpack for DJI Inspire 1

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Construction

It is a joy to be able to pack your bird with the gimbal, camera, and batteries attached because it means there is less tinkering with the drone and the chances of breakage lessens during handling. With this backpack you can move around with your drone in landing mode. The backpack has been field tested to ensure that the pack works impeccably when out on the trail no matter what your terrain. The outer shell is water proof while the handle and straps are comfortable yet made to last.

Specs

Dimensions: 21 x 20 x 14 inches

Weight: 6.5 pounds

The Pros
The hardshell provides great protection
It has a water resistant EVA shell
The interior is very well organized
It allows the drone to be packed in landing mode
The interior is roomy with precise cut out for the drone and its accessories
The straps are well padded, comfortable, and are contoured to fit your torso
10 years warranty
The Cons
It is a bit bulky considering the dimensions of the drone it is carrying

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Customer Rating: 4.4 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

This is a beautifully designed pack that can handle the rigors of the trail but also looks good even when it has acquired that rugged look due to consistent use. It will take all your accessories and compartmentalize them, making the packing process easy and precise. The slots accommodate the drone and its accessories nicely without embedding them too deep or being too shallow for a proper fit.

DJI Inspire 2 Backpack from Go Professional

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Construction

Just like its DJI Inspire 1 counterpart, this backpack from Go Professional for the DJI Inspire 2 has character and functionality all packed into one. The pack remains comfortable with ventilation to prevent discomfort from sweat while on the trail. You can use it to carry your camera and lenses comfortably among other accessories. The organization of the pack is quite extensive, even allowing the outside of the pack to carry more with the MOLLE webbing. The pack fits your DJI Inspire in travel mode, 2 controllers, 8 batteries, 4 SSD cards, charging hub, and a camera.

Specs

Dimensions: 24 x 20.5 x 10 inches

Weight: 8 pounds

The similarities mirror the DJI Inspire 1 backpack exactly

The Pros
It is a tactical backpack
The foam is customized to the DJI Inspire 2
It has enough storage room for the drone and its accessories
It is fitted with MOLLE systems on the front and sides
The straps are well padded and comfortable
The pack is fitted with fiberglass plates to maintain its structure
Lifetime guarantee
The Cons
It is customized for the DJI Inspire 2 which is a big drone but can’t carry more gear

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Customer Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

The DJI Inspire 2 pack comes with vinyl motor caps to ensure the protection of the propeller clips. That detail has caught the attention of customers, with many people feeling more secure about their bird in this pack. It is a great partner on the trail and you can carry it for hours on end without feeling a strain on your back or shoulders.

One size fits all Backpack

This is a backpack that fits both the DJI Inspire 1 and 2. It will accommodate the dimensions of both drones comfortably without any customizing.

LowePro DroneGuard Pro Inspired

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Construction

This is a lightweight backpack that has impeccable functionality and is very practical. It has a very minimalistic design. It functions in the same way providing enough space for the DJI Inspire 1 and 2 drones, but it is not meant to carry too much gear. You can transport your drone in landing mode which cuts down on the set up time and allows you more time to fly.

Specs

Dimensions: 11.42 x 9.45 x 21.65 inches

Weight: 4.66 pounds

The Pros
It comes with flexible dividers that accommodate the different dimensions of the Inspire 1 and 2
It has a top loading customized compartment making it easy to load and unload
It is constructed with durable material both inside and outside
It comes with a built in all weather cover
Adjustable and well padded chest, shoulder and waist straps
Dedicated storage compartments protected by the FormShell panel
It has enough storage room for the drone and its accessories
The Cons
It has no MOLLE for additional storage

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Customer Rating: 4.6 out of 5 stars

Customer testimonials

This is a perfect bag if you just want to get on location and begin to fly your bird. The bird can be transported in landing mode and it still has enough room for batteries and other gear to get you airborne. The pack is roomy and provides great safety for the bird any other auxiliary gear.

Conclusion

The DJI Inspire 1 and 2 are birds worth investing in. They are consumer drones and will provide amateurs and veterans alike with incredible flying speeds and riveting footage. But to be able to enjoy these birds for the long haul, you have to ensure that you give them the best protection when carrying them around. The above bags, cases, and backpacks make this possible for you. You can depend on them to be the best drone companion that will serve you for a long time.