Support for RoboMaster S1


FAQ

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Dimensions (with packaging): 430×332×305 mm
Weight (with packaging): Approx. 6kg
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The RoboMaster S1 can be operated via the touchscreen, gamepad, mouse, keyboard, and gimbal gyro control.
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No. When using the camera function, you need to insert a microSD card into the Intelligent Controller for photo and video storage.
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Connect the S1 to the RoboMaster app, launch the app, tap “Settings”, “System” and ''Gimbal and Chassis Calibration''. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete calibration.
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1) Connection method: Connection via Wi-Fi means that the RoboMaster S1 connects to the mobile device directly through Wi-Fi. Connection via Router means the RoboMaster S1 connects to the mobile device through a router.
2) Available scenarios: Connection via Wi-Fi is suitable for single-machine operation or LAN-free environments. Connection via Router provides broader signal coverage, which allows multiple control methods and for robots to operate simultaneously on the same network.
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For Battle mode, it is recommended to use a router that supports 5 GHz to reduce signal interference. If you use a router that only supports 2.4 GHz, it is recommended to choose the 3×3 MIMO Router.
The following router brands and models are recommended:
TP-Link TL-WDR8; TP-Link TL-WDR5640 (for users in Mainland China)
TP-Link Archer C7; NETGEAR X6S (for users outside of Mainland China)
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-10 to 40°C (14 to 104°F).
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Yes. Launch the RoboMaster app, go to “Settings”, “Display” and “LED Color” to change the armor LED’s color.
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To perform addressing for the robot’s armor, launch the RoboMaster app, go to “Settings”, “System” and “Armor Addressing”.
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600°/s.
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1) Launch the RoboMaster app, go to “Settings”, “Control”, and “Firing Mode” and make sure “Gel Beads” is selected. The effects should then be shown on FPV interface.
2) Check whether the hit detector is mounted firmly and the cable connecting the motion controller is attached tightly.
3) Check whether the hit detector and motion controller work normally in the app.
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No Attitude Information: Blinking red, blue, and yellow alternatively
IMU Calibration Failure: Blinking red quickly
Enter Stop Status: Blinking red slowly
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Currently no. DJI will also not be responsible for any damage caused by the user's unsanctioned use.
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There are 6 PWM ports on the Motion Controller, which are mainly used for the control of the servo (it is recommended to use the standard servo cable) and LEDs. The duration of high-level performance over the specified time period can be controlled by running a program to set the output percentage for the PWM port in RoboMaster Lab. For details, open the RoberMaster app, go to LAB, RoboAcademy, and Visual Programming Guide.
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The RoboMaster app is an app (iOS, Android, Windows) developed specifically for the RoboMaster S1. You can search for the RoboMaster app in the App Store/Google Play, or download the mobile version of the app by scanning the QR code in the User Manual. You can also go to the official website (www.dji.com) to download the app for computers.
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The 64-bit versions of Windows 7, 8, and 10 are supported.
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When you connect your RoboMaster S1 to the RoboMaster app for the first time, the activation prompt will pop up automatically. Follow the activation instructions in the app. For more details, watch the tutorial video “RoboMaster S1 Tutorial - First Time Use”.
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Users can connect to the RoboMaster S1 via Wi-Fi or router. For more details, watch the tutorial video “RoboMaster S1 Tutorial - How to Connect the Robot”.
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For more details, watch the tutorial video “RoboMaster S1 Tutorial - Firmware Update”.
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Yes. The S1 can be upgraded via the desktop version of the RoboMaster app.
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Follow mode is most effective when the subject is within a range of 2-5 meters from the S1.
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At present, sound from the S1 can be returned to the app, but the app cannot send voice or other sounds to the S1.
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iOS devices: iOS 10.0 and above
Android devices: Android 5.0 and above
Please check the compatibility list on the official website.
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In Battle mode, all S1s need to be connected via the same router simultaneously on the same network. Please check whether the network connection is normal.
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Yes. Go to “Settings”, “Control”, and “Control Sensitivity” to adjust this.
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The RoboMaster S1’s gimbal uses two-axis stabilization.
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No. The component or cables may be damaged during disassembly.
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The controllable range of the tilt axis is -20° to +35°, and the controllable range of the pan axis is ±250°.
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If issues occur, power off the product and check if the gimbal and other modules are mounted in place and cables are attached correctly. Also, check to make sure the gimbal can rotate smoothly without any foreign objects blocking it.
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Do not mount other objects on the gimbal or apply external force to it for extended durations; otherwise, the motor may emit heat abnormally, triggering the gimbal protection mechanism and affecting usage. Also, try to avoid lifting up or adjusting the Blaster by hand. This operation may result in damage to the gimbal’s structure.
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Only mobile devices with gyroscopes are supported.
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A narrow-angle infrared transmitter is mounted on the front side of the Blaster, and a wide-angle infrared transmitter and an infrared receiver are mounted on both sides of the gimbal.
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In order to get a better experience when using infrared beams or other infrared functions, it is recommended to operate indoors and/or in environments with low infrared light intensity.
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In indoor lighting environments, the effective emission range of the narrow-angle infrared sensors is 6 meters, the effective angle is within the range of 40° to 10°, and the effective angle decreases when the distance increases. The wide-angle infrared emission can reach 360° within the range of three meters.
Note: When using outdoors or in environments with strong infrared light, the infrared sensor may be affected, and the performance may be weakened. It is recommended to use the infrared functions indoors.
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HP will be deducted when the infrared beams transmitted by an S1 strike the intelligent sensing armor on another S1.
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The gel bead container can hold approximately 430 gel beads.
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The S1 supports two shooting methods: gel beads and infrared beams. The shooting mode is set to “Infrared Beam” by default, and it can be changed by going to “Settings”, “Control”, and “Firing Mode”.
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Yes, there is a gearbox inside the Blaster, and there is noise generated when the gear rotates.
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It is recommended that the Blaster be cleaned after each use. Make sure there are no remaining gel beads in the Blaster and wipe off any moisture on the surface.
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It is not recommended to use the Blaster without gel beads.
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The Cooldown button can be used when shooting the infrared beam or gel beads in the Challenge mode under SOLO mode or Battle mode.
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16Mbps.
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It supports up to 4x digital zoom.
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The photo resolution is 2560×1440 pixels.
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The video resolutions and frame rates are 1080/30fps and 720/30fps.
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The photo format is JPEG, and the video format is MP4.
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The RoboMaster S1 supports microSD cards with a capacity of up to 64GB and a minimum write speed of 10MB/s.
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With a microSD card inserted, the S1 can capture photos and record 720p and 1080p videos, and the cached photos or videos are stored on the Media Library in the app while the original footage is stored on the SD card. Without a microSD card, 720p is the only resolution option and the cache is stored on the Media Library.
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If the image is blurred or has a halo effect, the lens may be smeared by oil stains and needs to be cleaned properly. Use a special lens cleaner and cleaning cloth to wipe the lens and ensure that there are no foreign objects obstructing it.
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Connection via Wi-Fi:
FCC, 2.4 GHz 140 m, 5.8 GHz 90 m
CE, 2.4 GHz 140 m, 5.8 GHz 70 m
SRRC, 2.4 GHz 130 m, 5.8 GHz 130 m
MIC, 2.4 GHz 140 m

Connection via Router
FCC, 2.4 GHz 180 m, 5.8 GHz 300 m
CE, 2.4 GHz 180 m, 5.1 GHz 100 m
SRRC, 2.4 GHz 180 m, 5.8 GHz 300 m
MIC, 2.4 GHz 170 m, 5.1 GHz 180 m
*Note: These results were achieved in an environment without signal interference or blockages. Blocked signals or signal interference will influence the transmission distance and effect.
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Connection via Wi-Fi: 80-120 ms;
Connection via Router: 100-150 ms.
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720p/30fps.
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Connection via Wi-Fi: The RoboMaster S1 will automatically set the channel based on the surrounding environment;
Connection via Router: The RoboMaster S1 image transmission channel will be set following the router channel settings. Please set the router channel manually.
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The RoboMaster S1 uses a lithium battery LiPo 3S.
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2400 mAh.
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Press and hold the battery power button for about two seconds to power on or off.
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Yes. Keep the Intelligent Battery off while charging; otherwise, the power port may be damaged.
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When using the S1 battery for the first time, the battery needs to be connected to the charger for activation. This takes about 15 seconds.
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The S1 can work about 35 minutes (*measured at a constant speed of 2.0m/s on a flat surface), and it takes about 90 minutes to fully charge the battery.
*The battery life on standby is about 100 minutes.
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Batteries should be stored in a waterproof and moisture-free area. If the battery is not used for more than 10 days, discharge the battery to 40-60% of the total battery level. It is also recommended users charge and discharge their battery every three months to keep it active.
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When the S1 is updating, the battery will be updating at the same time. If the battery needs to be updated an “Inconsistent Firmware Found” prompt will be shown in the app. Please follow the instructions in the app to update the battery.
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The maximum forward speed is 3.5 m/s, the maximum backward speed is 2.5 m/s, and the maximum speed when moving sideways is 2.8 m/s. To adjust acceleration speeds, launch the RoboMaster app, go to “Settings”, “Control”, “Speed” and select “Custom” to adjust.
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The maximum speed of the brushless motor is 1000 rpm
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The driving method of the M3508I motor is FOC.
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To perform addressing for the S1‘s motor, launch the RoboMaster app, go to “Settings”, “System”, and “Motor Addressing”.
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It is recommended to use S1 on flat, sturdy surfaces (e.g., cement, marble, wooden floors, carpets). Uneven surfaces (e.g., as sand or dirt) may damage the Mecanum wheels or motors.
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Avoid using the robots on uneven surfaces; otherwise, the Mecanum wheels may be worn down quickly and the noise of the wheels may increase. It is recommended that after every 40 to 60 hours of use, remove the hub and apply grease to the shaft hole.
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Scratch 3.0 and Python.
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Up to 46 modules of the S1 can be accessed and controlled through programming, including the chassis, gimbal, Blaster, armor, LEDs, and more.
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Line Recognition, Visual Marker Recognition, Follow mode, Clap Recognition, Gesture Recognition, and S1 Robot Identification can be realized through programming.
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The S1 can detect and follow blue, red, and green tracks with a width of approximately 15-25 mm.
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It can recognize a clap from approximately 1.5 meters away from the device.
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The S1 can detect human gestures (V, Inverted V, and Take Photo) at 2-3 meters from the device.
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The S1 can identify Vision Markers within 3 meters of the device.
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At present, the S1 can identify 44 kinds of official Vision Markers (consisting of 7×7 pixel blocks, mainly numbers, letters, and some special characters). Seven Vision Markers are provided in the official shipping package, and the rest can be downloaded and printed on the official website or "App" - "Guide" - "Vision Markers".
Note: When printing Vision Markers, please note that the color and size of the marker must be the same as those provided by DJI.
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Open the RoboMaster app, go to “LAB” and “DIY Programming.” Tap the right corner icon on the selected program and set the program as “General”, “Custom Skills” (the program can be used at any time in SOLO and Battle modes after tapping the custom skills icon), and “Autonomous Program” (tap the Autonomous Program button to use it). The program can also be uploaded to “My Cloud Space” or shared to other players, who can open and run the program in the RoboMaster app.
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Currently, only one custom skill or autonomous program can be supported at the same time.
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The Autonomous Program button cannot be used in Challenge mode (Target Race and Target Practice) under SOLO mode, Battle mode, or on the settings interface.
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In order to protect the S1 and personal safety, DJI limits the speed of the S1 in Autonomous Program mode. The maximum translational speed of the S1 is 1 m/s, and the maximum rotation speed is 250°/s. If the program is set to exceed the maximum speed, the program will automatically be set to the maximum speed value in this mode when running the program.
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Set the program into a Custom Skill or Autonomous Program, and capture photos or videos on the FPV interface in Solo mode or Battle mode.
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Yes. Open the RoboMaster app, go to “LAB” and “DIY Programming.” Then set the “open chassis speed accelerate” block from the “Chassis” category and the “open gimbal speed accelerate” block from the “Gimbal” category. Then you can control the chassis or gimbal to achieve speed accelerate when running the program.
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The Gamepad can fit mobile devices up to 242 mm.
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Gamepad size: 202.07×99.15×56.27 mm (length × width × height).
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The operating environment temperature is -10 to 45°C.
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Press the Power button once to power on the Gamepad. Press and hold the button to turn it off.
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No, just connect the mobile device to the mobile device port on the Gamepad and run the RoboMaster app to connect to the S1.
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The Gamepad's charging current and voltage are 1.28 A and 5 V.
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The battery life on standby is about two hours and it takes about two hours to fully charge the battery.
Note: This was measured when connected to the Android device in the laboratory environment.
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Connect the Gamepad to your mobile device and open the RoboMaster app. If a new firmware version is available, the app will prompt the user to update. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the update.
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Supported mobile device interface types: Lightning, Micro USB (Type-B), and USB Type-C.
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No.
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The RoboMaster S1 Gamepad supports most wireless mouse and keyboard receivers. Logitech and Rapoo are recommended.
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Most mouse brands are supported, and the recommended brands are Logitech and Rapoo. It is also recommended to use a wired mouse.
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No.
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Use the joystick to control the S1 to move forward, backward, left, and right. The S1’s gimbal angle can be adjusted by using your mobile device’s virtual joystick or an external mouse connected to the mouse port on the Gamepad. For more details, please refer to RoboMaster S1 Gamepad User Guide.
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About 26 m/s.
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Use normal water and soak the gel beads for about 4 hours at room temperature. It is recommended to use them within 24 hours after they are removed from the water.
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The gel beads for the RoboMaster S1 are made of safe, non-toxic gel that softens and expands when soaked in water. Please use them according to the instructions.
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Tutorial Videos

DJI - RoboMaster S1- Items Checking and Assembly
DJI - RoboMaster S1- Items Checking and Assembly
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Connect the Robot to the App
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Connect the Robot to the App
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use DIY Programming
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use DIY Programming
DJI - RoboMaster - How to Update RoboMaster S1's Firmware
DJI - RoboMaster - How to Update RoboMaster S1's Firmware
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use Follow Mode on RoboMaster S1
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use Follow Mode on RoboMaster S1
DJI - RoboMaster S1 - First Time Use
DJI - RoboMaster S1 - First Time Use
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use the RoboMaster App
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use the RoboMaster App
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use Solo Mode
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Use Solo Mode
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Program with Scratch
DJI - RoboMaster S1- How to Program with Scratch

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