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Hi guys, I'm wondering what is the best controller to use with the Tello?

I have an Xbox1 controller but I can not get it to connect with my phone, Any help would be great.

Thanks in advance.
 

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If you are like me and have the original xbox one controller, it wont work. You need an Xbox One S or X controller in order for it to work with your phone. I use Stratus XL and works great.
 
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Gamesir T1S without thinking it twice, you can connect it by otg and by 2.4g, by bluetooth it has delay, apart from the T1S you can use it for everything to control pc until connecting it to a SmartTV
 

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Are you sure? I thought that the only
controller really working with all kind of phones was Gamesir T1D



Gamesir T1S without thinking it twice, you can connect it by otg and by 2.4g, by bluetooth it has delay, apart from the T1S you can use it for everything to control pc until connecting it to a SmartTV
 

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It depends what you want to do with Tello and what you want to spend, also what you do outside the Tello world. I would not be happy to pay 40 € or more for a one trick pony that has not much use for you outside Tello.

Here is what I wrote for the FB group:

If you want good video quality you need a wired controller. All bluetooth controllers cause interference.
For FPV you want precision, for video not so much. For FPV you can live with BT interference, for good video not so much.

I strongly advise against the T1D. Its a one-trick pony and comes with interference problems. Precision is just average so it just doesn't cut.

I heard good things about T1S with USB OTG, but this is gamepad level precision. Its a generic gamepad so has more use than just for tello. Steelseries nimbus is also a good choice.

The Parrot flypad has decent precision, but comes with bluetooth interference. And its also a one trick pony, unless you like the Parrot line of drones.

If you want the best go for a Tarranis or a Realflight controller. It's OK if you happen to have a Tarranis, or if you know you want to stick with this hobby and FPV quads, but personally I consider this overkill just for Tello.
 
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It depends what you want to do with Tello and what you want to spend, also what you do outside the Tello world. I would not be happy to pay 40 € or more for a one trick pony that has not much use for you outside Tello.

Here is what I wrote for the FB group:

If you want good video quality you need a wired controller. All bluetooth controllers cause interference.
For FPV you want precision, for video not so much. For FPV you can live with BT interference, for good video not so much.

I strongly advise against the T1D. Its a one-trick pony and comes with interference problems. Precision is just average so it just doesn't cut.

I heard good things about T1S with USB OTG, but this is gamepad level precision. Its a generic gamepad so has more use than just for tello. Steelseries nimbus is also a good choice.

The Parrot flypad has decent precision, but comes with bluetooth interference. And its also a one trick pony, unless you like the Parrot line of drones.

If you want the best go for a Tarranis or a Realflight controller. It's OK if you happen to have a Tarranis, or if you know you want to stick with this hobby and FPV quads, but personally I consider this overkill just for Tello.
I just heard on Youtube that T1D was designed just for Tello and It seems to work well.
Can you tell me where to get the correct OTG cable?
 

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I just heard on Youtube that T1D was designed just for Tello and It seems to work well.
Can you tell me where to get the correct OTG cable?
The t1d is bt only. For use with otg go for t1-$29 or t1s-$34.
 

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I just heard on Youtube that T1D was designed just for Tello and It seems to work well.
Can you tell me where to get the correct OTG cable?
Just to be clear: the reason T1D was sold with / for the Tello does not mean this is a good controller for Tello. Its not due to the fact that it uses bluetooth for transmission which causes severe video interference. It was just the only choice for those using the Ryze app.

I think -but I'm not sure- T1S also works with the Ryze app (via bluetooth I suppose), but can also be used as a generic gamepad and also use via USB OTG if using 3rd party apps like TelloFpv or aTellopilot.
 
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It depends what you want to do with Tello and what you want to spend, also what you do outside the Tello world. I would not be happy to pay 40 € or more for a one trick pony that has not much use for you outside Tello.

Here is what I wrote for the FB group:

If you want good video quality you need a wired controller. All bluetooth controllers cause interference.
For FPV you want precision, for video not so much. For FPV you can live with BT interference, for good video not so much.

I strongly advise against the T1D. Its a one-trick pony and comes with interference problems. Precision is just average so it just doesn't cut.

I heard good things about T1S with USB OTG, but this is gamepad level precision. Its a generic gamepad so has more use than just for tello. Steelseries nimbus is also a good choice.

The Parrot flypad has decent precision, but comes with bluetooth interference. And its also a one trick pony, unless you like the Parrot line of drones.

If you want the best go for a Tarranis or a Realflight controller. It's OK if you happen to have a Tarranis, or if you know you want to stick with this hobby and FPV quads, but personally I consider this overkill just for Tello.
Thanks you so much for your advice, your App is the best thing to happen to my Tello. just one more question.

I paid for the app on my phone and works fine, I then downloaded it on my Acer tablet it then said not registered app, How do I register it to work on the tablet?
 

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Thanks you so much for your advice, your App is the best thing to happen to my Tello. just one more question.

I paid for the app on my phone and works fine, I then downloaded it on my Acer tablet it then said not registered app, How do I register it to work on the tablet?
I need the exact message to understand whats wrong. The typical issue is that the app needs internet connectivity on the first few starts to validate the license. After that it will store a permanent license on the device.


What doesn't work: You cannot move (backup & restore) the App to a device that has no play store access. You cannot run the app on a rooted device that was modified with tools like addaway or luckypatcher. These scenarios are in violation of play store policies and are not supported.
 

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