For rules on the safe operation of drones, please refer to the CASA Important Safety Information pamphlet in the ‘Start Here’ Box. Alternatively, it can be downloaded here: CASA Important Safety Information.
More information can be found on the Know Your Drone website.
Next, the RC Controller can be turned on. To do this and for more information on the DX6i RC Controller, please download the following documents:
For charging and operating instructions, please refer to the Wireless Mini DVR User Manual included in the box.
The DVR is set to Channel 8 by default. This is the channel at which the video transmitter onboard the drone broadcasts live-stream video captured by the onboard camera.
Before connecting, ensure the transmitter and screen are ON.
When the drone is powered up, a musical tone will be heard (an ascending tone followed by an elongated tone). If any other tone is heard, unplug and reconnect the battery, or please refer to Troubleshooting.
Ensure the battery is connected and the transmitter is turned ON. When first connecting the battery do not move the drone and wait for 10 seconds while sensors are being calibrated.
Put the throttle to zero by pushing the left stick all the way down.
Then push it to the right and hold it there for 5 seconds. The drone should now be ARMED.
For safety reasons, the drone will DISARM automatically after 15 seconds.
Prepare for testing.
Place the drone in a safe location, away from obstacles
Throttle up slightly by pushing the left stick forward and check to see if all motors spin at the same rate.
YES, motors spin – Proceed.
NO, motors do not spin – Repeat the ARMING procedure and try again. If they still do not spin, please refer to Troubleshooting.
The drone should now be DISARMED.
To DISARM, put the throttle to zero by pushing the left stick down all the way.
Then push it to the left, hold it there for 2 seconds and it should be DISARMED.
Throttle up slightly to check if it has been DISARMED. If the motors spin, repeat the DISARMING procedure and try again.
The propeller direction is colour coded:
The battery fail-safe will trigger in two instances:
If the connection is lost between the RC Controller and the drone, the fail-safe is triggered. In this instance, RTL is automatically initiated.