DJI Smart Controller

$1,249.00
SKU: SC

The DJI Smart Controller is designed to maximize your outdoor flying experience with the Mavic 2 series. With a 5.5-inch built-in screen displaying clear, bright images, even under challenging conditions.

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Features 

 

Working Time

Screen

Screen Resolution

LCD Brightness

Transmission

Frequency

2.5 hours 5.5-inch FHD 1080p 1000 cd/m²  OcuSync 2.0 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz

 

 

The DJI Smart Controller is designed to maximize your outdoor flying experience with the Mavic 2 or other aircraft equipped with OcuSync 2.0. 1 A 5.5-inch built-in screen displays clear, bright images, even under challenging conditions. Intuitive controls and pre-installed features like SkyTalk and the DJI GO 4 app get you up in the air quicker, clearer, and more conveniently than ever before.

 

Built-in Ultra-Bright Screen

The DJI Smart Controller has a built-in 5.5-inch 1080p screen, providing an ultra-bright display to keep your live feed easily viewable, even in direct sunlight. At 1000 cd/m2, the display is approximately twice as bright as conventional smart device screens.

 

 

OcuSync 2.0 Full-HD Video Transmission

Equipped with OcuSync 2.0 Full-HD video transmission technology, the DJI Smart Controller supports automatic switching between 2.4 GHz and 5.8 GHz, reducing the influence of environmental interference on drone operation and image quality. This also ensures reliable long-range transmission at distances of up to 8 km.

 

Efficient and Portable

The DJI Smart Controller connects to your drone as soon as it’s powered on, letting you take off in no time and never miss a moment of the action. Featuring an integrated design with detachable control sticks, the DJI Smart Controller is also portable enough to bring with you anywhere.

 

 

Reliable in More Environments

The DJI Smart Controller is capable of stable operation in temperatures ranging from -20°C to 40°C, giving you reliable, HD connection with your drone in more places.

 

Go Share

Easily transfer your aerial photos and videos from the DJI Smart Controller to your mobile device using the DJI GO 4 app’s new Go Share function.

 

Customized System

The DJI Smart Controller's customized Android system and optimized DJI GO 4 app give you freedom from the restraints of conventional mobile devices to ensure faster, focused aerial creation. The Smart Controller also supports third-party apps3 for a variety of additional sharing and editing options.

 

Excellent Audio and Video Performance

With a built-in microphone and speaker, the DJI Smart Controller can playback videos through the HDMI port at 4K 60fps on the H.264 and H.265 codecs.

 

 

Additional Features

 

SkyTalk

The new SkyTalk4 feature is an amazing way to let others in on your aerial experience. Use it to live-stream your drone’s camera view directly to social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram. 5 It also allows you to create and share short videos instantly. 

 

Long-Lasting Battery Life

The 5000mAh battery supports quick charging and can work continuously for up to 2.5 hours.

 

Notes:

The DJI Smart Controller is compatible with any DJI drone that uses OcuSync 2.0. It will also be compatible with Mavic 2 Enterprise. To ensure compatibility, always make sure your aircraft is updated with the latest firmware.

These results were measured using the Mavic 2. Individual results may vary depending on the environment, use type, or firmware version.

DJI will not be liable for any permission or safety issues resulting from the use of third-party apps. If an installed third-party app prevents you from enjoying optimal use of your controller, we suggest you remove the app or restore the controller to the original factory settings.

Coming soon, always make sure your DJI Smart Controller has latest DJI Go App and firmware.

Wi-Fi required.

 

 

Compatibility

Mavic 2 Pro

Mavic 2 Zoom

Mavic 2 Enterprise

 

 

 

 

Product Specifications

OcuSync

Operation Frequency Range: 2.400-2.4835 GHz, 5.725-5.850 GHz
Max Transmission Distance (unobstructed, free of interference): 2.400-2.4835 GHz:
8 km (FCC), 4 km (CE), 4 km (SRRC), 4 km (MIC)
5.725-5.850 GHz:
8 km (FCC), 2 km (CE), 5 km (SRRC)
Transmitter Power (EIRP)2.400-2.4835 GHz:
25.5 dBm (FCC), 18.5 dBm (CE), 19 dBm (SRRC), 18.5 dBm (MIC)
5.725-5.850 GHz:
25.5 dBm (FCC), 12.5 dBm (CE), 18.5 dBm (SRRC)
 
 

Wi-Fi

 
Protocol: Wi-Fi Direct, Wireless Display, 802.11a/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi with 2×2 MIMO is supported
Operation Frequency Range : Horizontal: 2.400-2.4835 GHz, 5.150-5.250 GHz
5.725-5.850 GHz
Transmitter Power (EIRP) : 2.400-2.4835 GHz:
21.5 dBm (FCC), 18.5 dBm (CE)
18.5 dBm (SRRC), 20.5 dBm (MIC)
5.150-5.250 GHz:
19 dBm (FCC), 19 dBm (CE)
19 dBm (SRRC), 19 dBm (MIC)
5.725-5.850 GHz:
21 dBm (FCC), 13 dBm (CE), 21 dBm (SRRC)
 
 

Bluetooth

 
Protocol: Bluetooth 4.2
Operation Frequency Range: 2.400-2.4835 GHz
Transmitter Power (EIRP) : 4 dBm (FCC), 4 dBm (CE), 4 dBm (SRRC), 4 dBm (MIC)
 
 

General

 
Battery : 18650 Li-ion (5000 mAh @ 7.2 V)
Charge Type: Supports USB power adapters rated 12 V/2 A
Rated Power: 15 W
Storage Capacity: ROM 16 GB + scalable (microSD)
Charging Time: 2 hours (using a USB power adapter rated 12 V/2 A)
Working Time: 2.5 hours
Video Output Port: HDMI Port
Power Supply Current / Voltage (USB-A port):  5 V/ 900 mA
Operation Temperature Range: -4° to 104° F (-20° to 40° C)
Storage Temperature Range: <1 month: -22° to 140° F (-30° to 60° C)
1-3 months: -22° to 113° F (-30° to 45° C)
3-6 months: -22° to 95° F (-30° to 35° C)
>6 months: -22° to 77° F (-30° to 25° C)
Charging Temperature Range: 41° to 104° F (5° to 40° C)
Supported Aircraft Models: Mavic 2 Pro, Mavic 2 Zoom
GNSS: GPS+GLONASS
Weight: Approx. 630 g
Model: RM500
 
 
Supported SD Cards
 
Supported SD Cards: microSD™ 
Supports microSD cards with a capacity of up to 128 GB and R/W speed up to UHS-I Speed Grade 3
 
 
Footnotes
 
1. Local regulations in some countries prohibit the use of the 5.8 GHz and 5.2 GHz frequencies. In some regions, the 5.2 GHz frequency band is only allowed for indoor use.
2. The Smart Controller will support more DJI aircraft models in the future. Please visit the official website for the latest information.

In the box

DJI Smart Controller x 1
24 W USB Charger x 1
USB 3.0 Type-C Cable x 1
Spare Control Stick (pair) x 1

WHY BUY FROM US?

By buying from Ferntech, you'll have the confidence that you are dealing directly with New Zealand's leading drone experts. Our staff are knowledgable drone pilots who offer expert advice, trusted support and superior specialist service. Only through us will you receive a full New Zealand warranty, phone and email support, and access to our certified Repairs Centre with DJI-qualified drone technicians. And we guarantee that we will have the best prices on the market — if not let us know and we will match any price (conditions apply).

 

Warranty Details

Remote Controller: 12 Months
Battery 6 Months and Charge Cycle: less than 200 Times
Battery Charger: 12 Months


General

 

What is an 'ultra-bright' display? What are the differences between this and a normal display?

The DJI Smart Controller provides brightness up to 1000cd/m2, showing clear details even under direct sunlight and making it an optimal tool for outdoor use. For reference, an average smartphone display offers a brightness of approximately 500-705 cd/m2.

 

What ports does the DJI Smart Controller have?

An HDMI port (that supports 4K video output), microSD card slot, a USB type-C port, and a USB-A port. Through these ports, you can output video, insert a microSD card, charge the controller, and more.

 

Does the DJI Smart Controller have a speaker and microphone?

Yes.

 

Can the DJI Smart Controller's brightness be adjusted manually or automatically?

The brightness can be adjusted both ways. When Auto mode is enabled, the DJI Smart Controller will automatically adjust its brightness using a built-in light sensor, making it optimal for the human eye according to the surrounding environment.

 

Can the DJI Smart Controller be connected with Wi-Fi or Bluetooth?

The DJI Smart Controller can be connected to Wi-Fi networks/hotspots and Bluetooth.

 

Does the DJI Smart Controller have customizable buttons?

Yes. Users can select alternative function configurations for the C1, C2, and Confirm buttons. There are also numerous shortcut button combinations based on user habits for more efficient control and better user experiences. Please refer to the user manual for more details.

 

How can I update the DJI Smart Controller and the apps installed on it?

The DJI Smart Controller's system can be updated either by connecting to the internet or to a computer with DJI Assistant 2 downloaded from the official website. Apps can be updated along with the system or by connecting to the internet.

 

What should I do if the signal strength is too weak for video transmission?

Check your surroundings for potential interference factors and then adjust the orientation of your antennas to enhance signal strength.

 

How can I transfer files with the DJI Smart Controller?

You can use a microSD card or the built-in Go Share function to transfer files. You can also transfer files by connecting the DJI Smart Controller to a computer (non-Mac) and selecting "Transfer Files" from the Smart Controller menu.

 

What is the SRE function?

By enabling the SRE (Sunlight Readable Enhancement) function, image display will be automatically enhanced and optimized so that content is still clearly visible even under direct sunlight.

 

What is the difference between the DJI Smart Controller's built-in DJI GO 4 app and the normal DJI GO 4 app?

The built-in DJI GO 4 app has been optimized for use with the DJI Smart Controller. Both the built-in DJI GO 4 app and the standard DJI GO 4 app will be simultaneously updated.

 

Can I install third-party apps on the DJI Smart Controller?

Yes. You can download third-party apps through the built-in browser or install APK files from a microSD card. (DJI will not be liable for any permission or safety issues resulting from the use of third-party apps. If an installed third-party app prevents you from enjoying optimal use of your controller, we suggest you remove the app or restore the controller to the original factory settings.)

 

Does the DJI Smart Controller support quick charging?

Yes, it supports QC2.0 quick charging via the type-C port at the bottom of the controller.

 

What are the functions of the microSD card and its slot?

You can expand the controller's storage with an extra microSD card and transfer the downloaded files from the controller to the microSD card. You can also view photos and videos saved in an aircraft's microSD card on the DJI Smart Controller.

 

Learn more

Get in touch via email at info@djistore.co.nz. You can call our helpful team on 0800 787 623 or come into one of our stores in Auckland and Christchurch

Good piece of technology — by on 22 November 2019

This smart controller is awesome! This allows me to go out and fly my mavic 2 pro quickly and without having to deal with attaching my phone to the original controller.

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