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5G Connectivity for All Sky Drone Products - Available Today

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5G Connectivity for All Sky Drone Products - Available Today

Sky Drone has just updated all of their existing 4G/LTE products with capabilities to operate on 5G mobile networks. Each product now has a "5G Version" option that can be chosen at the time of order.    Overview of new Sky Drone 5G Products  Name Price Sky Drone FPV 3 (5G Version) NEW $1,299 Sky Drone Link 3 (5G Version) NEW $1,999 Sky Drone 5G Upgrade for Yuneec H520 NEW $1,999  All 5G products are equipped with global network coverage and ship worldwide. 5G Advantage: With 5G you can benefit from higher bandwidth, lower latency and better Quality of Service (QoS) options of the...

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How to flash Sky Drone FPV 3 / Link 3 Firmware using Etcher

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How to flash Sky Drone FPV 3 / Link 3 Firmware using Etcher

Here is a quick "how to" on using the popular free flashing tool Etcher. Updating the firmware of a Sky Drone device (FPV 3, Link 3, 4G/LTE Upgrade for Yuneec H520) is rather easy. The user manual explains in detail on how to do that on various platforms like Windows PC, Mac and Linux. While there is a recommended app for Windows mentioned in the manual, on Mac and Linux the recommended way is to use "dd". For some folks this command line tool may be a bit too cumbersome to use. One solution for this may be to use Etcher. It's...

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Sky Drone FPV 3 Manual Updated

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Sky Drone FPV 3 Manual Updated

The Sky Drone FPV 3 manual has just been updated. The updates cover the following topics: Power requirements for the device (max. 28V 6S) Notice that no reclaiming is required after flashing a firmware update MAVLink mode Both languages, English and German, were updated. You can download the latest manual from the Sky Drone FPV 3 product page.

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MAVLink Mode vs. Raw Mode for BVLOS Command & Control Explained

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MAVLink Mode vs. Raw Mode for BVLOS Command & Control Explained

Sky Drone has always been about connectivity. To be able to remotely control drones from anywhere in the world, was always a main goal for us and is a key feature for truly autonomously operating unmanned air/ground/surface vehicles. Reliable BVLOS operation of such vehicles is required for almost any use case in that field. Sky Drone FPV 3, Sky Drone Link 3 and older legacy products that run the latest firmware, have the "MAVLink Mode" option available. MAVLink Mode Explained First off, a bit of background about MAVLink: "MAVLink or Micro Air Vehicle Link is a protocol for communicating with small unmanned vehicle. It is designed...

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Sky Drone Firmware Update 1.9-298

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Sky Drone Firmware Update 1.9-298

A new firmware update is now available across the board for the following current products: Sky Drone FPV 3 Sky Drone Link 3 That firmware update is also available for these legacy devices: Sky Drone FPV 2 Sky Drone Link  Sky Drone Link4k To all customers of the respective products above an email with a download link of their firmware version has been sent out already. If you have not received that email yet, please contact us  Release Notes: Resolved an issue where "skydrone-config" WiFi was either not accessible or connecting to it was not successful Several performance and stability improvements Numerous...

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