The Bluetooth Telemetry Bridge is a portable device that allows you to use your tablet or smartphone as a ground station for your ArduPilot Mega powered vehicles.
The Bridge makes the connection between your tablet and your ground station telemetry radios, linking them wirelessly via Bluetooth.
The Bluetooth Telemetry Bridge is a portable device that lets you use your Android phone or tablet as a ground station. Now you can plan and fly autonomous missions from your Android device and move freely in the field to maintain line of sight with your drone.
- It supports both our multirotor and fixed wing drones.
- It has been newly updated with additional features and capabilities.
- The Bluetooth Bridge now switches intelligently between Bluetooth and USB – if you can plug your laptop into the BTB with a USB cable and treat it like a normal telemetry radio.
The Bluetooth Telemetry Bridge is a completely enclosed portable system weighing 170g and small enough to fit in your hand. It comes complete with battery and simple charging capability over USB. It can relay telemetry from any 3DR radio or RFD900 to your Bluetooth enabled device.
The Bluetooth Telemetry Bridge is designed to work with the following free mission planning and control applications: Andropilot, Droidplanner and 3DR Tower on your Bluetooth enabled phone or tablet. Sorry but there are no Apple/IOS compatible applications available yet.
- Compatible with Pixhawk and Ardupilot-2.6 autopilots. It works with all Event 38 drones and other UAVs that utilize these autopilots
- Requires a Bluetooth compatible Android device capable of running one of the following ground station software applications: DroidPlanner, Andropilot, and 3D Tower. Utilizes the powerful open source telemetry protocol SiK
- Compatible with 3DR Radios, 433 and 915 and RFD900
- Transmit Power: 100mW
- Range of operation: (Distance from BTB to your drone)
|Ground Radio||Air Radio||Range|
|Bluetooth Bridge 433||3DR Radio 433||1km|
- Now allows for a direct plugin via USB
- Weight – 170g
- Battery Life – 12 hours