What is Betaflight CLI? CLI stands for command line interface, a configuration mode that gives users direct access to all the settings and parameters within the flight control firmware. CLI is a powerful tool, but can be daunting for less technical users. In this guide I will explain why and how to use CLI in Betaflight.
FPort is a new Frsky receiver protocol which brings a few improvements over the existing SBUS and SmartPort Telemetry. This tutorial will explain the advantages of FPort, and how to set it up on Betaflight flight controllers for your mini quad.
If your quadcopter is too powerful, you can reduce power or the maximum throttle so you can fly more comfortably. This is very useful for people flying indoor, or racers flying very technical tracks. Read More
GPS Rescue mode in Betaflight is similar to “Return to Home” on a DJI drone. It is meant to help bail you out when your video feed or radio signal gets sketchy, the quad is supposed to return to you automatically using GPS.
This tutorial explains the different flight modes in Betaflight and how to setup Betaflight modes. The process should be similar regardless the quadcopter, flight controller or radio you use.
This tutorial shows you how to backup and restore Betaflight settings. It’s important to always back up your Betaflight config before updating FC firmware because it can erase your previous settings.
Flashing or updating Betaflight firmware on flight controllers is simple, in this tutorial I will show you the steps and how to troubleshoot problems during flashing.
This tutorial shows you how to setup Betaflight firmware for the first time. You first need download the configurator, and connect the flight controller to a computer USB port. I will then go through each necessary setting with you for your first flight.
This article explains what Feed-Forward is (previously “Setpoint Weight and Transition”), and how to tune it in Betaflight. “Derivative of error and measurement” are closely related to Setpoint weight / Feedforward, and they can give you very different flight characteristics.
There is so much new stuff to learn in Betaflight 3.4, I am sure it’s a bit overwhelming for a lot of people! In this tutorial I will try to explain how I tune my quad with the latest Betaflight firmware in the simplest way possible.
In this tutorial I will show you how to check the Betaflight firmware target for your flight controller. Different FC might use different Betaflight firmware targets. if you flash the wrong firmware to your FC, you could “brick” the board and unable to connect or flash it again.
There are times I wanted to configure my quadcopter using smartphone app, but I couldn’t install a bluetooth module because there isn’t a spare UART. Check out the Speedybee USB to Bluetooth adapter, an alternative to Bluetooth modules.