When flying with Beacon, you will hear beeps when you press the buttons or when you initiate an event, such as a launch. The charts below outline the duration and number of beeps that occur in different situations.

Single action beeps

1 beep

Action

Duration

Stop button pressed

150 milliseconds (0.15 seconds)

Skydio logo button, arrows or +/- buttons pressed

20 milliseconds (0.02 seconds)

Skydio logo button released

20 milliseconds (0.02 seconds)

Low battery shutdown

500 milliseconds (0.5 seconds)

On-screen errors

500 milliseconds (0.5 seconds)

Lost communication

300 milliseconds (0.3 seconds)

3 beeps

Action

Duration

On-screen warnings

800 milliseconds (0.8 seconds)

Countdown beeps

You will also hear the Beacon beep when a countdown begins (button is held) and ends (button is released). Countdowns occur in the following situations:

  • Holding the Skydio logo button for launching
  • Holding the Stop button for landing
  • Holding the Stop button to power off the Beacon

1 beep

Action

Duration

Button hold begins

150 milliseconds (0.15 seconds)

Button hold ends

20 milliseconds (0.02 seconds)

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