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ianwood
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I would love to put the RS2 on one of my medium / heavy-lift drones. I see it can be mounted on a crane and a remote arm. What options are there for mounting and controlling it from a drone?
2020-11-4
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i think this kit will be the components you want

https://store.dji.com/product/ronin-expansion-base-kit
2020-11-5
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Indio Posted at 11-5 13:01
i think this kit will be the components you want

https://store.dji.com/product/ronin-expansion-base-kit

This is a tethered solution. For a drone, it would obviously need to be wireless.
2020-11-6
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ToscanaDrone
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Could be a very nice solution!!!
2020-11-6
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ToscanaDrone Posted at 11-6 15:49
Could be a very nice solution!!!

Agreed. Which is why I am keen on seeing if I can get it to work.

The range on the Bluetooth is apparently about 350ft which is not enough for a drone. Bluetooth 5.0 does have a long range capability up to 1km. I wonder if there is some way that can be incorporated here.
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I have successful connected a sbus protocol RC receiver to the RS2 that actual control the basic functions. By now that is not supported by DJI. I hope they will support RC connections and add more/all functions to the sbus in future.
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BeeS View Posted at 11-7 00:06
I have successful connected a sbus protocol RC receiver to the RS2 that actual control the basic functions. By now that is not supported by DJI. I hope they will support RC connections and add more/all functions to the sbus in future.

Can you share more information about how you did that? S.BUS would be perfect!
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ianwood Posted at 11-9 00:08
Can you share more information about how you did that? S.BUS would be perfect!
You need to connect the focus wheel from the S/SC to the RS2 to have the sbus connector. Flip the switch to sbus, connect the receiver and then map the channels in you TX RC remote. I have placed a video here a bit below we’re you can see it in action and see what’s working by now.
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BeeS View Posted at 2020-11-9 13:44
You need to connect the focus wheel from the S/SC to the RS2 to have the sbus connector. Flip the switch to sbus, connect the receiver and then map the channels in you TX RC remote. I have placed a video here a bit below we’re you can see it in action and see what’s working by now.

Hi,
Do you know if its possible to control the RS2 through a connex tx/rx? Connex have sbus and can control the zenmuse etc, so I Wonder if anything has changed with the RS2
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BeeS View Posted at 2020-11-9 13:44
You need to connect the focus wheel from the S/SC to the RS2 to have the sbus connector. Flip the switch to sbus, connect the receiver and then map the channels in you TX RC remote. I have placed a video here a bit below we’re you can see it in action and see what’s working by now.

Do you know if its possible to control the RS2 through a connex tx/rx? Connex have sbus and can control the zenmuse etc, so I Wonder if anything has changed with the RS2
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fans39929a7d Posted at 2-25 01:13
Do you know if its possible to control the RS2 through a connex tx/rx? Connex have sbus and can control the zenmuse etc, so I Wonder if anything has changed with the RS2

You need to try it out. As the Connex is just emulating sbus its mots of the time a question of the ms-timing if it will work or not. FRsky intend to most time work on some channels with the Ronin S/RS2
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I'm currently rebuilding my s1000 to carry the RS2

i got the inspiration from this video:

He is using the Ronin-S, but its also possible with the RS2.

You will need 3 additional things to get this work.

The first thing is the Tilta RS2 mount



then you need the Ronin-Focuswheel to get the Gimbal controllable with a classic RC. If you have enough money you also can controll it via Dji force pro.

you also need to get a videotransmission on the Gimbal to have a live view, the Raveneye will not work due the limitation of the range!
I use a classic 5.8ghz FPV transmitter connected via a usb-c cable to power it.

The last thing you will need to do is extend the landing legs on the s900-1000.





       
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