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Just like the Mini 3 Professional earlier than it, the Mini 4 Professional is a well-liked drone. Rightfully so. DJI has packed a variety of tech and options into the spectacular sub-250 g mini drone.

With the OcuSync 4.0 transmission system aboard, like with the Air 3, the Mini 4 Professional makes use of the identical two distant controller choices: the DJI RC 2 and DJI RC-N2.

This text and video will function a step-by-step information exhibiting methods to pair the Mini 4 Professional with both the DJI RC 2 or the DJI RC-N2 distant controllers.

The DJI RC 2 and RC-N2 Controllers

The DJI RC 2 and RC-N2 variations of the Mini 4 Professional controller are functionally comparable and, within the case of the RC-N2, virtually an identical to their DJI RC and RC-N1 counterparts that many have change into conversant in, with the DJI RC 2 having an extra set of rabbit ear antennas.

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Sadly, the DJI RC 2 and RC-N2 are the one distant controllers that may at present work with the DJI Mini 4 Professional.

The Mini 4 Professional makes use of OcuSync 4.0 and at present, there isn’t a backward compatibility for the earlier DJI RC, DJI RC-N1, or the pro-level DJI RC Professional.

Time will inform if DJI will construct in help for backward compatibility with the Mini 4 Professional.

Presently, the Mini 4 Professional sells with both the DJI RC 2 or the DJI RC-N2. Presently, as of the writing of this text, neither the DJI Retailer nor Amazon sells the RC-N2 as a standalone unit.

There could also be DJI RC-N2s floating round on the used market, particularly with many Mini 4 Professional homeowners buying the DJI RC 2 due to the built-in display.

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DJI RC 2

As talked about, the DJI RC 2 could be bought in a Fly Extra Combo or individually afterward if the Mini 4 Professional was purchased with the DJI RC-N2.

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Those that at present personal an RC-N2 may later buy a DJI RC 2 for varied causes.

One in every of these is the fixed display brightness of 700 nits on the 5.5″ built-in Android-based display.

A relentless display brightness of 700 nits works effectively in shiny daylight (which we expertise right here in Sunny Central Florida), particularly when utilizing a matte display protector.

Though there are at present brighter smartphones in the marketplace, many of those telephones begin dimming after a couple of minutes of maximum warmth, oftentimes rendering their screens ineffective for prolonged flight occasions.

A second purpose the DJI RC 2 is widespread is being able to forgo utilizing a smartphone, which cuts down barely on set-up time, making the RC 2 very handy.

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To Pair the DJI RC 2 to the Mini 4 Professional:

STEP 1: Activate the DJI RC 2. After it has booted up, faucet the Connection Information button on the DJI Fly app important display.

STEP 1b: For those who additionally use an Air 3, you’ll almost certainly want to decide on the Mini 4 Professional from the Plane record.

STEP 2: You’ll be prompted to energy on the Mini 4 Professional, with directions to take action.

Moreover, there are extra directions to view when tapping the 1/2 on the prime of the display. After studying that info, you’ll be able to Proceed.

STEP 3: After looking for the Mini 4 Professional for a couple of seconds and failing to find it, you’ll be offered with a message in blue stating, Unable to connect with plane? Faucet this message.

STEP 4: You’ll then be delivered to the pairing display.

Press and maintain the ability button on the Mini 4 Professional for about 4 seconds. The Mini 4 Professional will make an audible sign, signifying it’s in pairing mode.

Faucet the Pair button on the backside of the DJI RC 2 display. It would beep, loudly, signifying the pairing course of.

After about 10 seconds, the Mini 4 Professional ought to pair with the brand new DJI RC2

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DJI RC-N2

The DJI RC-N2 is a good bit smaller than the DJI RC 2 as a result of absence of the 5.5″ display and is subsequently barely extra comfy in hand.

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If somebody has already bought a DJI RC 2 Fly Extra Combo, why would they need to buy a separate RC-N2 when/if DJI makes them out there for standalone buy?

There are two important causes for this.

The primary purpose is that sooner or later (as with a slew of DJI drones), DJI may very effectively launch the Mini 4 Professional SDK (software program improvement package). That is fairly believable, contemplating the Mini 4 Professional has labored effectively for business drone operators.

The discharge of the Mini 4 Professional SDK may allow third occasion builders, like Litchi, so as to add help for the Mini 4 Professional of their software program.

The RC-N2, not like the DJI RC 2, would allow the usage of flight software program exterior of the DJI Fly app surroundings, since you can not obtain third-party apps on the DJI RC 2.

The second purpose is that utilizing an RC-N2 allows you to use any supported digital system of your selecting, whether or not this be Android or Apple.

As there are certainly high-brightness tablets in the marketplace, you may select to make use of certainly one of these over the 700-nit brightness DJI RC 2.

1000-nit steady brightness business pill – Picture Credit score: Dan Bayne/Droneblog

I oftentimes use a rugged, military-grade 1000-nit screened system on the DJI RC-N1 for business work with the a number of DJI drones supported by it.

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To Pair the DJI RC-N2 to the Mini 4 Professional:

STEP 1: Join your smartphone/system to your RC-N2 controller, as seen under.

Insert smartphone – Picture Credit score: Dan Bayne/Droneblog
Join USB-C/Lightening cable – Picture Credit score: Dan Bayne/Droneblog

Be aware: After connecting your smartphone or system to the RC-N2 controller, the steps for pairing the RC are an identical to connecting the DJI RC 2.

STEP 2: Launch the DJI Fly app and activate the RC-N2 controller.

After turning on the RC-N2, faucet the Connection Information button on the DJI Fly app important display.

STEP 2b: For those who additionally use an Air 3, you’ll almost certainly want to decide on the Mini 4 Professional from the Plane record.

STEP 3: You’ll be prompted to energy on the Mini 4 Professional, with directions to take action.

You possibly can view the extra directions by tapping the two/3 on the prime of the display. After studying that info, you’ll be able to Proceed.

STEP 4: After looking for the Mini 4 Professional for a couple of seconds and failing to find it, you’ll be offered with a message in blue stating, “Unable to connect with plane?“ Faucet this message.

STEP 5: You’ll then be delivered to the pairing display.

Press and maintain the ability button on the Mini 4 Professional for about 4 seconds. The Mini 4 Professional will make an audible sign, signifying it’s in pairing mode.

Faucet the Pair button on the backside of the RC-N2 display. It would beep loudly, signifying the pairing course of.

After about 10 seconds, the Mini 4 Professional ought to pair with the brand new RC-N2.

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