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USB controle your tello, cheap solution! (android)

guig1508

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Hey ! For those who already have USB controller gamepad (or not) this is a nice and cheap way to control Tello!

to connect gamepad to cellphone you an adapter (Using Android, USB xbx 360 gamepad is plug & play) and I use the Octopus app. There's a lot of tutorial how to use Octopus on youtube, I linked the one I used. If you don't already have a USB controller, it's a 11,50$ solution and maybe not work considering the gamesir is 29$ I think, but if like me you already own the controller, it's a 0.80$ solution which is really cheap! Enjoy!


USB wired controller:
Wired Joypad Controller for XBOX 360 - $10.72 Free Shipping|GearBest.com
Maikou MK-205 USB 2.0 to Micro USB Connector:
Maikou MK-205 USB 2.0 to Micro USB Connector - $0.67 Free Shipping|GearBest.com
How to setup Octopus tutorial:
 

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I can't find octopus in playstore. Any alternative?
 

BR2

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Thanks, it isn't compatible with my tablet. That's why I could not find it.
 

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As the tablet also has windows, maybe I try to program anything for flight with xbox controller
 

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A bit of a warning to any one using the octopus app. Make sure you deselect pretty much all permissions the app has except may be storage. There is no need for the app to access your SMS, contacts, phone, calendar and body sensor data at all.
 

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The permissions for Octopus are horrible and I couldn't make it work without them... Be sensible and drop a fiver on the third party app TelloFPV instead. Full control with my Beboncool controller and they have a demo version so you can test it out. There's another app for about the same price called aTelloPilot but it didn't have a demo version. Others have recommended it though. Octopus has so many permissions that it really shouldn't need and a lot of intrusive ads.
 

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