What does it do? Skydio 2 is our second-generation autonomous drone combining artificial intelligence, computer vision, and advanced robotics. It was built from the ground up for fully autonomous flight based on visual sensing. In a nutshell, Skydio 2 was designed to: Fly itself while intelligently motion tracking a subject (currently, that subject can be a person doing any activity, or a car). Capture amazing, cinematic 4K video at up to 60FPS and beautiful 12-megapixel photos (120FPS slo-m...

Skydio 2 has LED indicators on its wings and fuselage - it has two strips of five RGB LEDs along the leading edge of both front arms and one group of eight RGB LEDs centered on the rear of the drone body. There is also a strip of four RGB LEDs on the Skydio 2 battery. All of these LEDs are used to communicate meaningful information to the user. Skydio 2 LEDs Obstacle Avoidance and Landing Indicators When landing (whether commanded by the user or automatically due to low battery), obstacle av...

You can offload the video footage from your Skydio 2 in one of three ways: Clip creation: Instantly create and share a clip within the Skydio app after completing your flight. Offload via USB-C cable: Transfer all your recorded video and audio to your computer for use with your favorite editing software. Offload via microSD card: Transfer your media using your microSD card to a computer using an external third-party microSD card reader. Here's a quick look at each method: Clip creation usin...

If your Skydio 2 has very little space left on its SD card, or if you've just bought a new card, you may wish to follow these steps to troubleshoot or clear up space: To delete all flights and media files (reformat the "Media" SD card) If you’d like to permanently erase all content at once from your Skydio 2: 1. Connect to your Skydio 2 via WiFi, then open the Skydio 2 app and tap on the Info tab. 2. Select your Skydio 2 from the Devices list, then select Manage Data. 3. You’ll see a few ...

For Skydio 2, we’ve completely redesigned the propeller system to make changing damaged propellers quick and easy. Download the Skydio 2 Propeller Quick Start Guide If you look at the very center of the propellers, where they attach to the motors, you’ll notice 2 very distinct colors: grey and blue. These colors correspond to the motors on your Skydio 2 so that you’ll be able to identify which propeller goes with which motor. To remove damaged propellers you’ll start by immobilizing the motor...

All Skydio products come with a one-year limited warranty. Check out the details here: Skydio 2 Warranty Please note that our products are certified for use within the United States and Canada only. Warranty service is only available within the US and Canada. Please see our terms and legal documentation for more information. See this article for the warranty specific to Skydio R1. If you have any other questions or need help, just email us at help@skydio.com, or give us a call.

Skydio 2 uses visual tracking, in combination with GPS and WiFi, to establish its position and keep track of its subject. Occasionally those signals can be obscured by the environment, especially when a subject is moving quickly. This article outlines what to expect if Skydio 2 temporarily loses tracking on its subject. TLDR; Obstacle avoidance is still present, even when Skydio 2 loses communication with the phone, Beacon, or Controller. If you do lose signal, simply keep calm and let Skydi...

With the new, lower-frequency design of its propeller blades, Skydio 2 is much quieter than our previous-generation R1.  Skydio 2 generates noise equivalent to about 70dBA @ ~10feet when you are launching (or when it’s hovering at the closest range). To put this into perspective, that’s roughly comparable to the sound of a dishwasher running. Of course, the relative volume generated by the propellers will also be influenced by a number of factors, like the environment around the drone, and th...

If your Skydio drone has very little space left on either its microSD card (Skydio 2) or internal drive (Skydio R1), you may wish to follow these suggestions to troubleshoot or clear up space: For Skydio 2 To delete individual flights When you need additional space, you can offload your media either to a computer or mobile device. You can save entire videos (which will not merge the recorded audio) or create clips from full videos (which will merge the recorded audio) and save to your phone ...