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Sentinel Reference Drone Quickstart

Table of contents

  1. Overview
    1. Required Materials


The User’s Guide walks through taking Sentinel out of the box and up into the air!

For technical details, see the datasheet.

WARNING: Unmanned Aerial Systems (drones) are sophisticated, and can be dangerous. Please use caution when using this or any other drone. Do not fly in close proximity to people and wear proper eye protection. Obey local laws and regulations.

Required Materials

To follow this user guide, you’ll need the following:

  • Spektrum Transmitter
    • e.g. SPMR6655, SPM8000 or SPMR8000
    • Any Spektrum transmitter with DSMX/DSM2 compatibility will likely work
    • Buy Here
  • Wall Power Supply or Battery with XT60 connector
    • e.g. Gens Ace 5000mAh, or any 3S battery with XT60 connector
    • Buy Battery Here
    • Buy Wall Power Supply Here
  • Host computer with:
    • QGroundControl 3.5.6+
    • Ubuntu 18.04+
    • Wi-Fi
  • USB Type C cable