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Terrain Following / DEM issue

Started by Robert Matthews. Last reply by Robert Matthews 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hello all, I seem to be having an issue with the DEM while planning a photogrammetry mission.When planning a photogrammetry mission today it seemed to be giving me a strange terrain following solution when using 0, 90, 180, 270 or anything close to those numbers for the "direction angle". If I choose 45 degrees (or something far away from the 4 main compass points) it gives a much better flight plan with good terrain following but if I choose 0, 90, 180, 270 etc.. degrees it will give a very…Continue

DJI A3and LB2 - permission check failed + no video

Started by Isabelle Heitz on Wednesday. 0 Replies

Untill now, I  connected UgCS 11.250 / UgCS Android and I could control my flights OK BUT with no video return thought Light Bridge 2 - even though I can see the video using DJI Go4.I decided to update both UgCS desktop (done with licence activation) and I reload the UgCS App (google Play).The result is that I cannot connect me anymore: I always have "permission check failed", even when on internet. What did I missed ?For my video problem: I am using a RunCam2 for regulation need in France.…Continue

Custom Payload Zenmuse XT 13mm V2

Started by Robert White. Last reply by Artūrs on Wednesday. 2 Replies

Matrice 200, Zenmuse XT Radiometric 13mm V2 with gimbal adapter, and X4S.Anyone know the information to add the Zenmuse XT 13mm Radiometric 13mm V2 camera to the payload list in UGCS? I think I have all info except the sensor width and height.Need:1. True focal length: 13mm2. Wt Kg : 0.27 ?3. Sensor Width:?4. Sensor Height:?5. Sensor Horizontal resolution pix: 6406. Sensor Vertical resolution pix: 5127. Minimum triggering interval: 3 ? Continue

Tags: Radiometric, XT, Zenmuse

Ugcs for DJI not battery level

Started by belkacem guerbasse. Last reply by Anna Moshkova Nov 22. 1 Reply

I installed the Android application I use a multirotor with a dji A3 I have a problem I have no indication of battery level

How can I Set Home using SDK?

Started by Stevod. Last reply by Anna Moshkova Nov 17. 1 Reply

I am using following code on the .net SDK, trying to send the Phantom 3 simulator to a home point of lat/long/alt {0.0,0.0,0.0} before flying a mission. Unfortunately, the UGCS emulator has a bug and will not return telemetry on Ubuntu when flying, and hence I have purchased a physical DJI drone to use its simulator instead. The SDK documentation is unclear on what commands/parameter are available, and their structure, and hence I am guessing what I should be using. Will it be possible to…Continue

DJI N3 + remote Shutter UGCS

Started by antonio. Last reply by Alexey Dobrovolskiy Nov 8. 13 Replies

HiI have a system composed of DJI N3 + LB2 + Remote Control Channel Extended.The "Manual" shutter set in F1 works perfectly with Extender but I'm trying to make the remote shutter via PWM (always on F1) on  UGCS but without successDo you have any help or suggestion to give me?Thank you all for the helpContinue

Tags: pwm, f1, shutter, n3

Working with a Phantom 2 Vision Plus

Started by Hayden Fischer. Last reply by Hayden Fischer Oct 17. 6 Replies

I'm currently working on getting a Phantom 2 Vision Plus functioning properly with UgCS.  I have been following all of the information available out there that I can find, but am still at a loss.I have installed UgCS Version 2.9 Update 1, which as I understand it is the last compatible version for the Phantom 2 Vision Plus SDK.The Phantom, P2V+ Android app, and UgCS client are all connected (insofar as the battery, signal strength, GPS strength, etc. are all displaying throughout).I can build…Continue

Tags: Phantom 2 Vision Plus

Joystick Control with DJI M600

Started by Rowan Border. Last reply by Sam Worthington Oct 15. 8 Replies

I am attempting to use a joystick to control a DJI M600 with UgCS. However when I connect the M600 to UgCS via the UgCS for DJI android app no joystick control mode is available. Is joystick control for the DJI M600 not yet supported? Is this feature only available in commercial versions of UgCS?Thanks,RowanContinue

UgCs for DJI and A2 Flight Controller

Started by Colin Girvan. Last reply by Alexey Dobrovolskiy Oct 12. 3 Replies

We have a TurboAce Matrix with an A2 FC that we have just upgraded to lightbridge2. With the LB2 we need to connect via the UgCS for DJI app, is this compatible with the A2 flight controller?Thanks.ColinContinue

Altitude too high.

Started by Colin Girvan. Last reply by Alexey Dobrovolskiy Oct 10. 5 Replies

We had an issue yesterday that I'm hoping someone will be able to help me with.When trying to start a mission by activating Auto Mode we kept getting an "Altitude too high" error. It doesn't say what altitude it's referring to and everything we tried didn't help.About 2 months ago we had the same issue after switching to 2.11, drove home switched back to 2.10 and the next day it was OK. We've been flying 2.10 up till about a week ago when I decided to try 2.11 again.This time we had no problems…Continue

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Comment by belkacem guerbasse on November 20, 2017 at 8:22am
I installed the Android application I use a multirotor with a dji A3 I have a problem I have no indication of battery level
Comment by juan pablo gayoso on January 19, 2017 at 11:11am

is possible read mission file from UgCS to MissionPlanner, in both directions.

Comment by Marshall Cant on December 26, 2016 at 8:54am

I have the same problem.  My "Overshoot" field is also set to 0.

If you reduce overlap you also reduce the quality of the results.Pix 4D recommends 70% overlap (as does most other photogrammetry software).

Please explain how to correct this and have the UAV follow the outline of the area.



Comment by Alex on December 26, 2016 at 3:57am

Adam Kelly, you got to make lower Forward overlap to get not so big overshoots.

Comment by Adam Kelly on December 26, 2016 at 2:51am

Hi - I'm new to ugcs. I'm planning a mission and I keep getting big overshoots using the photogrammetry tool. I've attached a screen shot. Anyone know why this is happening? I have tried changing pretty much all the variables one at a time, nothing changes these overshoots. It suck up a lot of flight time to travel this extra distance.

Comment by andrew cutter on May 6, 2016 at 8:46am

Got reply back from UGCS on the use of tablet . Trying to find out whether pixhawk copter or fix wing is supported and working .

will work on the mobile tablet . All i could find was support for DJI . According to the email Android 5 and 6 is working ?

Comment by Eric Kubicka on August 16, 2015 at 2:19pm

If anyone is interested in beta testing our new logbook sync to UGCS let us know. We appreciate any takers/feedback. . 


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