3D Robotics


Back in June 2013, I shared some pictures from the then-new 3D Robotics Tijuana factory.  Here's another batch, showing the growth and progress there. It's buzzing and packed!

Four pick-and-place machines running all the time: 


Visual inspection of boards after they come out of the reflow ovens3689634993?profile=original

Part of the customer service call center3689635022?profile=original

Firmware loading and diagnostics


IRISs waiting for testing


Pallets of IRISs waiting to be shipped to distributors


The outdoor test facility. Every vehicle is flight tested before leaving the factory


Here's about half of the flight testing that each IRIS goes through. This part tests GPS and Loiter modes.

The ionized water washing machine, used to clean PCBs after manufacturing:


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  • My mind is blown at how wonderfully professional 3DR is, and how fast you are growing. Every talk given by Chris is an absolute treat. I would love to see more pictures!

    I am sure you have some amazing innovations in the pipeline... thanks so much for sharing!

  • This is remarkable Chris. Congratulations.

  • Beautiful facility. I can only imagine how the DJI phantom facility looks like!

  • Chris.

    All of us here in Baja California are proud of you and the 3DR staff.

    We've put  little Mexican flags on our vehicles!


    Timothy (in Ensenada)

  • Chris, I am very impressed to see the pics of your facility. I am member of diy community right form it's inception. I saw you invent and grow. The real American dream come true. keep it up!

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