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DJI A3 Flight Controller

$1,599.00

Combining ultimate reliability with accurate flight control, the brand-new A3 series of flight controllers is ideal for demanding industrial and cinematic applications where reliability and customisation are essential.

DJI A3 Flight Controller
DJI A3 Flight Controller
DJI A3 Flight Controller
DJI A3 Flight Controller
DJI A3 Flight Controller

Combining ultimate reliability with accurate flight control, the brand-new A3 series of flight controllers is ideal for demanding industrial and cinematic applications where reliability and customisation are essential.

 

 

  • Triple Modular Redundancy - The A3 Pro* is equipped with three IMUs and three GNSS units, with additional analytical redundancies for a total of six redundancies. Working together with advanced diagnostic algorithms, if the A3 Pro detects GNSS or IMU unit failure during flight, it seamlessly switches to another unit to maintain reliability and precision. *Upgrade the A3 to A3 Pro by installing 2 upgrade kits.
  • Precision Control With Fault-Tolerance - The new attitude determination and multi-sensor fusion algorithms improve the A3's control accuracy. The robust control algorithm enables the A3 and A3 Pro to be adapted to a wide range of aircraft without the need for manual tuning. With a fault-tolerant control system, a hexacopter or octocopter can land safely even in the event of propulsion system failure.
  • Industry Solutions and SDK Compatibility - The A3 series provides industry solutions with D-RTK GNSS, smart ESCs, intelligent batteries, and Lightbridge 2. With Onboard and Mobile SDKs, custom-built applications can access flight data, and control the aircraft, gimbal, and camera. Dedicated hardware interfaces including CAN and API ports allow industry experts to craft their ideal aerial system by adding actuators and sensors.
  • D-RTK GNSS - The A3 series supports D-RTK GNSS for centimetre-level positioning accuracy compared to a normal GPS and barometer solution. Using dual antennas, its heading reference is more accurate than a compass sensor, and it is able to withstand magnetic interference from metal structures.
  • Datalink Pro - Datalink Pro operates at a frequency below 1 GHz, and works over a range of up to 2km. It integrates seamlessly with the A3 and D-RTK as well as the Ground Station, which allows up to 5 aircraft to be controlled from one base station. A broadcast mode lets the base station broadcast data to 32 mobile devices and a duplex mode keeps data locked to one device. 
  • Ground Station - Supporting both touch screen and mouse and keyboard, the redesigned Ground Station can support mission design, for use in a range of industry applications. Users can simultaneously manage and monitor the mission implementation of multiple aircraft and plan formation flights. Ground Station is compatible with the A3 Series, Matrice 100 and Matrice 600, Phantom 4 and Datalink. 
  • Next-Generation DJI Assistant - The brand new DJI Assistant 2 is powerful yet simple, making it easy to set up a variety of DJI aerial systems. A new, built-in flight simulator ensures the complex moves can be practiced in advance without risking the aircraft, and a completely overhauled Ground Station supports touch screen interaction, offline mission design, route planning and even formation flight for multiple aircraft.
  • Flight Controller x1
  • GPS-Compass Pro x1
  • LED Module x1
  • PMU x1
  • GPS Mounting Bracket x1
  • LED Mounting Bracket x1
  • CAN-Gimbal Cable x1
  • Micro USB Cable x1
  • Servo Cable x5
  • DBUS Cable x1
  • Screw Pack x1
  • Cable Tie x3
  • Double-sided Adhesive x4
  • Manuals - In the Box, Quick Start Guide, Disclaimer and Safety Guidelines

BUILT-IN FUNCTIONS


Flight Modes:
· P-Mode (Positioning)
· Atti Mode / A-Mode (Attitude)
· F-Mode (Function)
· Manual mode


Return-to-Home Modes:
· Smart RTH
· Low battery RTH (for DJI Intelligent Flight Battery)
· Low voltage RTH (for other LiPo batteries)
· Failsafe RTH


Safety Features:
· Failsafe mode
· Low battery level warning (only for DJI Intelligent Flight Battery)
· Low battery voltage warning (for other LiPo batteries)
· Custom flight altitude and radius limits
· No Fly Zones
· Motor redundancy (for 6 and 8 rotor platforms)
· Motor overload detection
· Triple modular redundancy (for A3 Pro)


DJI GO App (DJI Lightbridge 2 required):
· Beginner mode
· Auto takeoff and landing
· Wireless flight controller configuration
· Flight data OSD (built-in data recorder)
· Intelligent Flight Modes: Course Lock* / Home Lock* / Point of Interest (POI) / Waypoints
* Course Lock and Home Lock work without the DJI Lightbridge 2.


Supported DJI Equipment:
· DJI aerial platforms (e.g. S900, S1000, S1000+)
· DJI gimbal systems (e.g. Zenmuse X3 / X5 / X5R/ XT /Z15 A7 / GH4 / 5D Ⅲ / BMPCC) 
· DJI Intelligent Landing Gear
· DJI Intelligent Flight Battery


ELECTRICAL & MECHANICAL


Rated Power:

· A3: 5 W
· A3 Pro: 10 W


Rated Peak Power:
· A3: 8 W
· A3 Pro: 16 W


Input Voltage Range:
10.5 – 52 V


Static Electricity:
· AD: ±8 KV 
· CD: ±4 KV


Operating Temperature:
14° to 113° F (-10° to 45° C)


Weight:
· Flight Controller: 66 g
· GPS-Compass Pro: 60 g
· LED Module: 15 g
· IMU Pro: 40 g
· PMU: 45 g


Dimensions:
· Flight Controller: 64 mm x 24 mm x 19.5 mm 
· GPS-Compass Pro: 61 mm (diameter) x 13 mm 
· LED Module: 27 mm x 27 mm x 8 mm 
· IMU Pro: 34 mm x 26.5 mm x 20 mm 
· PMU: 51 mm x 34 mm x 13.5 mm


PERIPHERAL


Supported Airframes:
· 4-rotor: I4, X4
· 6-rotor: I6, V6, Y6, IY6
· 8-rotor: X8, I8, V8


Supported ESC output:
400 Hz refresh frequency


Supported Receivers:
· DJI Lightbridge2
· DJI DR16
· S-Bus


Recommended Batteries:
· DJI Intelligent Flight Battery
· 3S-12S LiPo battery


Required Operation System:
· Windows 7, 8 or 10 (32 or 64 bit)
· Mac OS X 10.9 or later


SDK:
· Mobile SDK
· Onboard SDK


Onboard SDK Ports:
API, CAN2*
*Coming soon.


Expansion Ports:
· F1-F4 ports for output
· F5-F8 ports for I/O*

*Coming soon.


OPTIMIZED FLIGHT PERFORMANCE 
(SUBJECT TO AIRFRAME TYPE AND PAYLOAD)


Hovering Accuracy (In P-Mode):
· Vertical: ± 0.5 m 
· Horizontal: ± 1.5 m


Max Wind Resistance:
10 m/s


Max Yaw Angular Velocity:

150°/s


Max Pitch Angle:
35°


Max Ascent Velocity:
5 m/s


Max Descent Velocity:
4 m/s