Overview

The lights provide information about Skydio X2 status, orientation, and heading while on the ground and in flight. The lights are intended to communicate information and are not meant for illumination.

 

Quick Steps

To Enable RGB Navigation lights:

Step 1 - Select Device settings icons8-settings-24.png  
Step 2 - Select Drone settings X2_Device_Settings_UPDATED_2__crpd_.png
Step 3 - Select Lights   

Step 4 - Toggle RGB

             enabled or disabled

 

Enabled

    • Red - two in front (framing camera) 
    • Green - two in the rear
    • Blue - all lights during initialization

Disabled

    • lights will be blue during the initial boot sequence and will turn off when the drone is ready to fly
X2_Device_Settings_Lights__Crpd_.png

 

In-depth

Function

Color and Pattern

Initial boot sequence

Blue radial blinking

Blue_Radial_crpd.gif

Grounded not connected to a controller

Blue breathing

Blue_Breathing_crpd.gif

Grounded connected to a controller

Blue solid

Blue_Solid_crpd.png

Launching

Blue blinking

Blue_Blinking_crpd.gif

Inflight front orientation

Red solid

Red_and_Green_Solid_crpd_2.png

Inflight rear orientation

Green solid

Red_and_Green_Solid_crpd_1.png

Inflight obstacle avoidance reduced or off

Yellow solid

Yellow_Solid_crpd.png

Returning not connected to a controller

Yellow blinking

Yellow_Blinking_crpd.gif

Landing obstacle avoidance on

Blue blinking

Blue_Blinking_crpd.gif

Landing obstacle avoidance off

Yellow blinking

Yellow_Blinking_crpd.gif

Emergency landing obstacle avoidance disabled

Red blinking

Red_Blinking_crpd.gif

 

Landing

Obstacle Avoidance is enabled until X2 is ~10 ft (3 m) above the ground. At the 10 ft (3 m) threshold X2 will:

  • briefly pause
  • turn off obstacle avoidance
  • continue to land (lights will flash yellow)

 

Skydio X2 Battery lights

While the battery is in a charging state, one of the four blue lights will pulse to represent the battery’s current charge level:

    • 1 - 0-37% charged
    • 2 - 38-62% charged
    • 3 - 63-87% charged
    • 4 - 88-100 charged

 

Media Sync

If you have purchased and set up Media Sync (additional license required), your Skydio X2 will begin syncing media when connected to power.

Function

Color and Pattern

Media Sync triggered

Blue change to green
(this will happen once, then the lights will stay green)

Blue_to_Green_Breathing_crpd.gif

Searching for a wireless network and connecting to Skydio Cloud (this should take 2-30 seconds)

Green breathing pattern

Green_Breathing_crpd.gif

Connected to wireless network

Green solid

Green_Solid_crpd.png

Media is uploading

Green chasing pattern

Green_Chase_crpd.gif

Media sync complete

Green solid

Green_Solid_crpd.png

 

 

If you have questions or need additional support—feel free to reach out! Skydio Support

 

 

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