Overview

To initiate a 3D Capture or 2D Capture you need to change the Vehicle Mode from Skills to 3D Scan. Your Vehicle Mode will persist through flights and power cycles.

Quick Steps

To change the Vehicle Mode using the Skydio Enterprise Controller:

Step 1 - Power on your drone and Controller  
Step 2 - Select the gray button that says Use 3D Scan CS_3DS_X2_media_UI_updated-mode-switch1.png

Step 3 - Confirm reboot

    • Skydio will automatically restart and reconnect to the Controller/Enterprise app
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Step 4 - Ready to begin scan setup

After Skydio has finished entering the 3D Scan Vehicle Mode, you are ready to fly.

Ensure your Logs Card has been formatted before starting a scan.

 
CS_Note_callout-icon.jpg You must exit 3D Scan to regain access to Flight Skills. To exit, first land the drone. Navigate to the Device Settings Menu and change the Vehicle Mode to Skills.

To change the Vehicle Mode using the Enterprise App:

Step 1 - Power on your drone  

Step 2 - Navigate to the device settings

Select the gear in the top left corner on the FLY screen

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Step 3 - Select Drone > Vehicle Mode vehicle_mode_annotated2.jpg
Step 4 - Select 3D Scan select_3d.jpg
Step 5 - Select Reboot
    • Skydio will automatically restart and reconnect to the Controller/Enterprise app
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Step 6 - Ready to begin scan startup

After Skydio has finished entering the 3D Scan Vehicle Mode, you are ready to fly.

Ensure your Logs Card has been formatted before starting a scan.

 
CS_Note_callout-icon.jpg You must exit 3D Scan to regain access to Flight Skills. To exit, first land the drone. Navigate to the Device Settings Menu and change the Vehicle Mode to Skills.

Explore More

Explore related articles for additional information

3D Scan Quick Start Guide

How to use 3D Capture with 3D Scan

How to use 2D Capture with 3D Scan

 

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