New advanced control equipment
Autel Robotics Smart Controller — absolutely new advanced control equipment from the well-known company Autel Robotics. Designed to improve the quality of interaction with EVO II series drones. The inherent potential of the equipment allows the pilot to easily set up the machine, control it and its payload at a distance of up to 13 km. The remote control has a built-in 7.9-inch ultra-high-definition display with a resolution of 2048 × 1536 pixels and a brightness of up to 2000 nits, which ensures that the image is clearly displayed even in bright sunlight. In the arsenal of 128 GB of internal memory. And the operating time on a single charge at maximum screen brightness is about 3 hours. Compatible with EVO II 8K, EVO II Pro, EVO II Dual and EVO II RTK series drones.
- Samsung 8-core processor
- Runs on custom Android operating system
- Supports work with third-party mob. applications
- Built-in super-bright 7.9-inch display with 2000 nits brightness (claimed brightness is four times that of conventional mobile devices, smartphones/tablets)
- Maximum runtime 4.5 hours (when operating at 50% brightness)
- Maximum operating time with maximum brightness 3 hours
- Tri-band support
- Maximum video stream transmission distance 13 km
- 1080P video link quality
- 128 GB built-in memory module
- Built-in microSD card slot up to 1TB
- HDMI video port
- Removable sticks
- Foldable Antennas
The Autel Smart Controller package will include:
- Smart controller
- Protective case
- Charging power adapter
- USB-C cable
- Neck strap
- 2 × spare sticks
- Quick User Guide
GPS + GLONASS + Galileo
Max. video transmission distance:
FCC: 13 km; CE: 7 km; MIC: 7 km; SRRC: 7 km
Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi Display, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Support 2×2 MIMO WiFi
Slave. frequency range:
Battery Type: Li-ion
Power: 67 Wh
Charging time: 120 minutes
~ 3 hours (at maximum display brightness)
~ 4.5 hours (at 50% display brightness)
USB-A port voltage:
Slave. temperature range:
-twenty°C up to 60°C (within a month)
-twenty°C up to 45°C (from one to three months)
-twenty°C up to 23°C (one year)
Charging temperature range:
Supported UAV models:
EVO II Enterprise (coming soon to North America)
EVO II RTK (coming soon to North America)
303 x 190 x 87mm (antennas folded)
303 × 273 × 87 mm (with antennas unfolded)
1.1 kg (without protective case)
1.2 kg (with protective case)
No need to deal with mobile devices, mounts and cables is a huge advantage for those users who are demanding on the speed of deployment and ease of use of the top series of EVO II drones.
Price and availability
The Autel Robotics Smart Controller is marketed through one of the largest dealers, distributors and system integrators in North America, Advexure. The new smart controller is already available for pre-order at a price of $1,199 (including shipping; not officially shipped in the World).
Q. Is the Autel Smart Controller compatible with EVO I?
A. No, the Autel Smart Controller is only compatible with the EVO II, EVO II Enterprise and RTK series coming soon to North America.
Q. Can third party apps be installed on the Autel Smart Controller?
A. Yes, the Smart Controller runs on a custom Android operating system and gives users full flexibility to download and install third-party applications on the operating system.
Q. What is the autonomy of the Autel Smart Controller?
A. At maximum brightness, you can expect about 3 hours of battery life. At 50% brightness, you can expect about 4.5 hours of battery life. Please note that this run time will depend on the operating temperature and the applications used in the operating system.
Q. Can I live stream from the Autel Smart Controller?
A. In the near future, there will be ways to live stream from the Smart Controller, as well as using third-party applications. The Autel Smart Controller has an HDMI output port that can also be connected to third-party live streaming solutions.
Q. Are the antennas detachable and can they be upgraded or attached to the antenna mast?
A. Yes, the antennas are detachable and use an SMA connector. Upgrades are possible with third party SMA-compatible devices, but in such a case, users will perform this kind of modification at their own risk.
Videos from users
Autel Smart Controller. First impressions.
First unboxing of the Autel Smart Controller.
Quick size comparison of DJI Smart Controller vs Tripltek Tablet vs Autel Smart Controller.
Removable sticks Autel Smart Controller.