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Connect DJI drones to GCS.uno Server

Connect DJI drone to GCS.uno server

DJI drones are connected to GCS.uno Server instance using our free GCS.uno iOS app.
Please, install the app on your iOS mobile device before following next steps.

Download GCS.uno iOS app from AppStore

If you don't have your GCS.uno server running, please refer to GCS.uno Server installation guide or test the app and your drone with our GCS.uno DJI Test Server.

Create new drone in your GCS.uno control panel

Choose Drones in side menu (1), then click + New drone button (2): Add new DJI drone 1

Type in drone's name of your choice (1), choose DJI in Type menu (2) and click Create (3): Add new DJI drone 2

Set live video playback URLs (1) and click Save (2): Add new DJI drone 3

Info

You can set up to 3 playback URLs, which can be any of supported players type.
Stream video with Nimble Streamer
Stream video with Wowza Cloud Streaming

Configure GCS.uno app

Connect your mobile device to DJI remote controller, turn them on and launch GCS.uno app.
Turn on DJI remote controller

Tap on menu button (1) and choose Settings (2). GCS.uno iOS app settings 1

Set your GCS.uno Server's host (1) and Auth Key (2). If your server uses SSL connection, switch on Use SSL (3). Set RTMP URL for live streaming video (4). Finally tap Save (5). If you are flying your drone in China, you have to login to DJI account (6). GCS.uno iOS app settings 2

Info

You can specify connection port in GCS.uno Server host field, e.g. you-gcs-uno-host.com:8080
If you don't specify connection port, the app will try to connect to default HTTP port 80 in case of SSL turned off. With SSL turned on the default port is 443.

Info

Allowed auth keys for mobile device connections can be set in configs/server_config.js file in DJI_KEYS list.

Warning

Note, that each key can be used by single device simultaneously. If you try to use a key which is currently used in active connection with other device, you'll get key in use error in the app's telemetry status.

Now, turn on your copter and wait until the app shows it is successfully connected: GCS.uno iOS app settings 3

Switch on telemetry (1) and video (2) streaming in side menu: GCS.uno iOS app settings 3

After iOS app is connected, you will see online status in your drones list. Click on the drone's name and choose Control from the popup menu: Add new DJI drone 4

Continue with
Drone Control Dashboard overview.