DJI RC calibration error (code 60010) is one of the common issues you may encounter. This error can be frustrating, especially when you are unable to fly your drone. After researching quite a few user cases, we now share with you the causes of this error and how to fix it in this post.
What is DJI Error Code 60010?
The DJI Error Code 60010 is a remote controller error that can be seen on DJI RC, DJI RC-N1 remote controller, DJI Smart Controller, or DJI RC Pro. When it occurs, you will see an error message on your remote screen or mobile device: “Remote Control Calibration required error” (code 60010)” and blinking blue.
Causes of DJI RC Calibration Required Error” (code 60010)
The DJI RC calibration required error is caused by a variety of factors, including:
Physical damage to the remote control. Physical damage to the remote control can cause errors. Assembling issues or dropping the remote or exposing it to water or other liquids can cause internal damage, which affects its ability to connect to the drone.
Malfunctioning firmware. If the firmware on the remote or drone is not up-to-date, it may result in a calibration failure. Sometimes, outdated firmware can cause compatibility issues between the remote and the drone.
SD Card Issue. Some pilots said that they put an SD card in the remote controller and this error happened.
How to Fix DJI RC Calibration Fail (Error Code 60010)
Here are the steps that may work before you send it back to DJI.
#1 Restart the remote controller and the drone
Sometimes, a simple restart can fix the problem. Turn off both the remote controller and the drone and then turn them back on and connect your drone with DJI RC to see if the problem still exists.
#2 Calibrate the remote and drone
If none of the above steps work, try calibrating the remote and drone again. Ensure that you follow the instructions correctly and complete all the steps.
The first 2 steps are basic things you can do, and they are the easiest actions you can take but most of the time won’t work.
#3 Remove your SD Card from your Remote.
This may sound a bit silly, but the truth is some people did fix the issue by simply taking the SD card from their DJI RC. If you
#4 Refresh the firmware
Head to the DJI website, and download the DJI Assistant 2 software, then update/refresh the firmware of both your aircraft and the remote controller using the DJI Assistant 2.
After that, there are a few more steps to go:
- reboot the controller and calibrate it
- Re-connect your drone with Remote controller
#5 Check for physical damage
Inspect the remote for any physical damage. If you find any damage, you may need to send the device in for repair or replacement.
If you are sure that your remote wasn’t damaged because of dropping or exposure to water, there could be a production problem. One pilot followed a YouTube video and opened his remote with the help of someone who is familiar with electronic devices, and found that the clip of the right analogue of his remote was closely connected to its port, they just inserted the clip back into its port, and the problem was solved!
Note: If you are not a tech guy, inspecting a hardware issue may be a big challenge to you,
If all the above 5 methods don’t work for you, then you will have no choice but do the following things. If your gear is still under warranty, it cost you no money.
#6 Contact DJI support a local Authorized Dealer
If you have tried all the steps above and still can’t solve the problem, it’s best to contact DJI support and you probably need to send your remote controller back. I know this is the last thing you want to do, but we don’t have a choice, only they can help diagnose the issue and provide a solution.
The DJI RC calibration fail error is a frustrating problem that can prevent you from flying your drone. However, there are steps that you can take to fix the problem. I hope these solutions may help you out. Happy flying!