Operation list of UgCS desktop and UgCS for DJI

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Step

Application in which the Step is performed

Notes

1

Create route

UgCS desktop

To create, plan and calculate mission and routes, use UgCS desktop client.

2

Upload route

UgCS desktop

To upload the route to drone use UgCS desktop:

• Select drone (start route automatic calculation)

• Press “Upload” button
Pay attention to the remote control mode:

Phantom 3 (Professional, Advanced) – mode “F”

Phantom 3 (Standard) - RC switch S1 down,

Phantom 4, Phantom 4 PRO / ADV - mode “P”,

Inspire 1, (Professional, Raw) - mode “F”,

Inspire 2 - mode “P”,

M600 / M600 Pro - mode “P”,

M300 - mode “P”,

M200 - mode “P”,

M100 - mode “F”,

A3, N3 - mode “P”,

Mavic Pro, Mavic 2 - mode “P”,

Spark - mode “P”.

To stop a mission toggle RC switch from "F" to "P".

To stop a Phantom 4 (PRO), mission toggle RC switch from "P" to "S" (Sport) mode.

User should set new home point with caution (see Route settings: home location). A home location is valid if it is within 30m of:

• initial take-off location

• aircraft’s current location

• remote controller’s current location as shown by RC GPS

• mobile device’s current location

NOTE: Route will not be uploaded if drone has completed the mission. In this case, send “Hold” or “Manual mode” command.

3

Auto – Launch route

UgCS desktop or
UgCS for DJI

Use UgCS desktop or UgCS for DJI to launch route. Press “Auto mode” command in UgCS desktop or “Take-off” button in UgCS for DJI.

After drone has finished the route, “Auto Mode” command will enable and the route can be repeated.

NOTE: For Phantom 3 Standard, ensure RC throttle stick is not locked down!

4

Manual mode

UgCS desktop

Sets vehicle in manual mode, for example, to control vehicle with RC. This command interrupts mission and erases it from drone memory. New route can be uploaded.

5

Hold

UgCS desktop or
UgCS for DJI

Puts mission on hold. If flown in Click & Go mode - stops the vehicle and clears current target point.

NOTE: When drone is in ‘Hold’ mode, operator can move it via RC only along the current pass (only forward and backward of the route allowed).

6

Continue

UgCS desktop or
UgCS for DJI

Continues mission from point where mission was put on hold.

7

Track mission

UgCS desktop or
UgCS for DJI

• Use UgCS desktop to track vehicle’s telemetry data.

• Use UgCS for DJI to control camera.

• Use both applications to change control mode or failsafe command performance (return to home).

8

Take pictures or record video

UgCS desktop or
UgCS for DJI

Use remote controller or dedicated buttons in UgCS for DJI application to make a shot or start/stop recording of video.

NOTE: Minimal time interval between taking pictures is different for different DJI drones. If the time interval is too short, an error message will be displayed.

9

Take photo placemark

UgCS for DJI

If “Make a placemark on photo” is checked in UgCS for DJI Settings menu, use remote controller or dedicated buttons in UgCS for DJI application to make a photo placemark.

10

Configure camera

UgCS for DJI

The parameters of camera can be modified in „Camera settings”.

11

Land

UgCS desktop
or
UgCS for DJI

Phantom 3 and Inspire 1 support Land mission command in UgCS desktop. Use Return to Home command in UgCS for DJI.

NOTE: Maneuver the aircraft during landing to avoid obstacles.

12

Click & Go

UgCS desktop
or
UgCS for DJI

Allows to interactively command the aircraft to fly to a location by clicking on the map. See 3.6 Click & Go section for more information.

13

Joystick

UgCS desktop
(UgCS for DJI in future releases)

Control vehicle with joystick.

14

Return Home

UgCS desktop
or
UgCS for DJI

Allows to interactively command aircraft to fly to a home location. Maneuver the aircraft to avoid obstacles, when returning home.

NOTE: If the vehicle is within 30m from Home position, it will land immediately.


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