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FPV Ground Control Station

FPV Ground Control Station

FPV Ground Control Station


Portable FPV Ground Station by Firehouse Technology 

This ground station provides second screen capability and web access for emergency response, commercial pilots or public displays. Wireless streaming provides large screen FPV viewing for pilots, visual observers or ground crew. Fully standalone internally powered hard case, with storage which can fit smaller aircraft such as the Mavic Enterprise, Air or Spark.

Select from the following Options at checkout:

Option 1: Base System with FPV Case, 20" Screen, 25" HDMI Cable, Customized foam insert ($599)
Option 2: Window System with FPV Case, 20" Screen, 25" HDMI Cable, Windows 10, keyboard ($729)
Option 3: Large Screen System w/Large FPV Case, 24" Screen, 25" HDMI, Customization Foam Insert ($699)

Benefits to having a second screen:

  • Fewer pilot distractions as onlookers can independently monitor situation
  • Large live image during flight
  • Review your photography post-flight to ensure you have the shots you need

Quick simple deployment, this portable wheeled case has its own internal power supply powered by a Portable Generator (electric storage cell) that can be recharged off 110 wall plug or solar panel. The built in 20" HD display provides sharp clear images. To use, simply connect your RC Controller's HDMI out with the included 25' cable to one of the two HDMI inputs built in the case. Hard connections are preferable but there are also wireless options noted below to connect to the FPV case's screen.

Pelican Style all weather case watertight case with wheels for easy deployment. Case dimensions are below, larger case can be used as special order. Comes with foam insert allows customization for storage or use your existing molded foam and insert in case. Can also remove and use as open storage. 

Special orders can also be done if the user has a specific request or would like a larger style case.

Can be used with any Aircraft with HDMI out.

Compatibility: Aircraft like the DJI Inspire, Phantom 4 and Matrice series have an HDMI out in the RC Controller that allows easy connections. On the DJI Mavic Pro and 2 series and aircraft without an HDMI you can use a tablet like the Nvidia K1 or the DJI Crystal Sky or new DJI Mavic Smart Controller with HDMI Out. On the DJI Spark, the open charge port on your phone or tablet can be used with adapter (available for purchase on Amazon) to output HDMI and mirror the screen to the Ground Station. It also provides enough portable power to power screen for 3-4 hours before plugging in. It can be used to charge batteries, strobes, RC controllers, tablets and phones and more via its 2- 110 AC plugs as well as 4 -USB ports.

For wireless connections you have the following options: Fire TV Stick for android devices (included) or for Apple (IOS) users you can use an Apple TV module that allows you to mirror your tablets screen to the Ground Control Stations screen. (not included but tested and works well)

Windows OS, or Chrome OS for large screen display that allows post processing on site are available and come with small Bluetooth keyboard that allows logging into web pages (FAA, LAANC, RTMP, YouTube Live, Facebook Live) and if you subscribe to one of the many new cloud based streaming services for Drones (Dronesense, UGCS, Drone SAR, Teradek) the Windows OS or Chrome OS allow you to access their web pages via internet browser and stream back to command center's 20" screen. 

Fire stick integration allows hot spot connection and screen mirror from newer smartphones and tablets that support this feature allowing wireless display of your pilot app. It also allows web browser to be used for in field internet access via the Fire Sticks built in browser.

Secondary applications include perfect tailgating set up for watching the game via the live stream apps on the fire stick or any streaming device.

Kit Includes:

  • 1- Portable Ground Control Station with 20" HD Screen (Black wheeled hard case with handle),
  • Exterior measures 21.9" x 13.7" x 9.8" and interior measures 20.5" x 10.8" x 7.5"
  • 1- Custom foam padding insert that allows customization (or can be removed for open storage)
  • 1- Dual HDMI Switch Box
  • 1- 25' HDMI Cable
  • 1- Operating System Firestick, Windows, Chrome (select your option)
  • 1- 143 Mwh Power Supply and Wall Charger
  • Free Tech Support from the Manufacturer as needed to ensure you get the most of your purchase.

 Note: Drone not included!