RubiQ Warning Lights

Learn what the different colors of LEDs mean on the RubiQ drone.

RubiQ’s innermost LEDs communicate how she is currently functioning. If your drone is experiencing issues, the warning lights will flash a particular color. Look to these lights to diagnose any issues your drone might be having.

rubiq green warning lightsGreen LEDs: Arm Lock Enabled

When Arm Lock is enabled, the inner warning lights will flash green. This is good! It means the drone will not Arm unless 3D-lock is established.


rubiq red warning lightsRed LEDs: Battery Low

The warning lights will flash Red and be accompanied by a steady beep. This means the battery needs to be charged. Review your accompanying charging instructions to get RubiQ back into the skies.

Look for your warning LEDs to flash red and listen for a steady beep from RubiQ.

rubiq blue warning lights


Blue LEDs: Critical Hardware Malfunction

If your inner warning lights flash blue, stop flying immediately. Disarm RubiQ, and unplug the battery.


To narrow down your issue, connect RubiQ to INAV and review the hardware component bar at the top of the page.

RubiQ Sensors in INAVIf any of these icons show red, there is likely an issue with the flight controller (Include this information in your support ticket). If your GPS icon shows red, the issue will generally resolve itself after the battery has been disconnected.

If the problem persists after reconnecting the battery, submit a support ticket.

White Lights & Rainbow LEDs

If your LEDs are exhibiting rainbow colors or have gone completely white, then Houston, we have a problem — your PCB or flight controller is malfunctioning and may need to be replaced. Submit a support ticket.