Portable Ground Control Station

Technical Specification

UAV Factory Portable Ground Control Station

Mechanical Specifications


1000 x 420 x 170 mm

(39.4 x 16.5 x 6.7 in)

Weight (excl. laptop)

18.9 kg (41.7 lb)

Environmental protection

IP66 (when closed)

Operating temperature

-20°C to +60°C (-4°F to +140°F)

Electronics mounting base

M4 threaded mounting grid, 45 mm pitch, aluminium mount kit included

Accessory bag internal dimensions

220 x 160 x 70 mm

(8.7 x 6.3 x 2.8 in)

Case features

Rugged plastic case, side handles, carry handle, wheels, pressure purge valve, shoulder strap (optional)

Electronics compartment dimensions

320 x 270 x 80 mm

(12.6 x 10.6 x 3.2 in)

Computer mounting


Electrical Specifications

DC input

10 – 32 VDC, over-voltage protection, reverse polarity protection

Battery type

Lithium ion

Battery capacity

108 Wh

Battery operation time

2 h (typical)

Connections (all routed to Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme)

2 serial (RS 232), 5 USB, 2 Ethernet, 1 composite video in (IMPERX video device needed), 1 VGA in (optional), 1 microphone in, 1 audio out, PCMCIA slot, HDMI

Connections to 17” display

Composite video (optional), external VGA input (optional)

DC power output 1

12 V, 50 W (5 A fused)

DC power output 2

12 V, 50 W (5 A fused)

Antenna pass-through

Two 50 Ohm antenna pass-through to upper lid. SMA-RP termination, RG 142

Computer Specifications (not included with GCS)


Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme


MIL-STD-810G & IP65 certified (up to 6’ drop)

Display type

14'' FullHD, touchscreen


1000 nits

17” Display Specifications

Display type

17" TFT 1280x1024p (SXGA), optional touchscreen


1600 nits

Signal source

Selectable between Dell Latitude 7424 Rugged Extreme Heavy-Duty Laptop and external VGA input (optional)


AC/DC adapter 110 - 240 VAC to 24 VDC complete with push-pull connector

Power supply cable with push-pull connector, unterminated, 12 AWG, 5 m (16.4 ft)

GCS foldable stand

Shoulder strap



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