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DRONE PHOTOGRAMMETRY For Mapping Service Providers: We Packed Manned Aircraft Aviation Quality Into A Uav System

Quickly acquire highly dense and accurate data, in half the time

This system is designed, engineered and built for professional mappers to build professional grade mapping products.

The mdMapper3000DµoG VHR combines the lifting power, resilience and efficiency of the Microdrones md4-3000 aircraft platform, with a perfectly integrated Phase One camera and the power of direct georeferencing. This results in an unparalleled one pixel mapping accuracy from a 1000 ft. drone flight height.

Why Choose mdMapper3000DμoG VHR?

This package is all about resilience, convenience, and all-around performance. The md4-3000 UAV can stand up to intense environmental challenges, from strong winds and magnetic fields to high temperatures and voltage. It also boasts the longest flight times on the market.

The Power Of Direct Georeferencing.

Unparalleled one pixel mapping accuracy from a 1000 ft. drone flight height.

Fly in harsh weather conditions and stay on schedule

Strong winds, rain, and snow won’t stop the md4-3000.

Ultra High Resolution.

mdMapper3000DµoG VHR features a fully integrated PhaseOne iXM-100 Camera to capture the most accurate and dense data. 

What Can You Do with it?

mdMAPPER3000DµoG VHR is a versatile package that can be used for a wide range of applications. 

Mapping mission of an agricultural field using a Microdrones md4-1000 UAV
Large Area Mapping / Surveying
Orthophoto of a road construction site.
Corridor Mapping
Architect inspecting a construction site with the help of a Microdrones UAV
Surveyors in the field performing a mapping mission using a md4-1000 UAV




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Robust, powerful, stable and dependable. Build your business on this versatile platform.

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Charger & Flight Battery

One md4-3000 flight battery and charger for maximum flight endurance.

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Rugged Carrying Case

Bring your Microdrones UAV to tackle missions in the toughest corners of the Earth.

Tri Blade Quadcopter

Increased flight performance for high altitude projects with three blade prop integration.

Integrated Cooling Covers

Patent Pending motor covers enhance cooling and motor longevity.

Mag-less Navigation

Drone navigation is more robust and less subject to magnetic field interference with no need for magnetometer during flight.

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Applanix APX 15 EI

Compact single-board module with survey-grade GNSS receiver and a precisely calibrated IMU for mapping and managing the external IMU in the payload.


Encrypted Digital Data Link

Conveniently command and control your survey equipment using your tablet.

Encryption provides additional security for project and plan data.

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Proven, professional controls and telemetry keep you in control when you need it most, using a second radio link.

Extended Communication Range Operation

Subject to local regulations, select markets include United States and China.

Multiple Tablet Control

(Optional, available upon request) Control the drone from multiple tablets. Take off from Point A with Tablet 1, control at Point B with Tablet 2, etc. Helpful for corridor and BVLOS applications.


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PhaseOne iXM-100&
Quick Connect Mount

100 megapixel camera paired with a custom, lightweight, vibration-free, quick connect mount to capture the images you need.

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Applanix APX-15 External IMU

Precisely calibrated external IMU, inside the payload, dedicated to mapping.


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mdCockpit Tablet Software

Simple swipes of the finger help you plan your survey area, monitor progress, and control your flight on your Android tablet.

Tap & Fly

Easy remote-free tablet flight execution.


Data Processing Modules

mdInfinity is a powerful ecosystem that will enable you to quickly and efficiently process geospatial data, with convenient payment options.

mdInfinity is available in online and desktop versions.

Learn More About Our Data Processing Modules


Microdrones is committed to constant, customer focused improvement. As such we are developing cutting edge, integrated technology that evolves rapidly.

For those of you with an older system, we are always eager to help you upgrade your previous Microdrones system to the latest standards so you can take advantage of new features and functionality.

Simply click this button to schedule a meeting with a member of our sales team, and they will assist you in collecting your current system information so they can prepare a price estimate to upgrade.

mdMapper3000DµoG VHR technical specs:





  • Camera: PhaseOne iXM-100 Camera (35mm lens)
  • Georeferencing: APX-15 EI UAV


  • mdCockpit
  • mdInfinity

Takeoff Weight (TOW):

13323 g

System Operation Temperature:

-10 °C up to 40 °C

System Accuracy

  • Photogrammetry:
    • Horizontal: 1 – 2 pixels
    • Vertical: 2 – 3 pixels
mdMapper3000DμoG VHR
(35mm lens)
Flight ParametersArea Covered (@120 m)265 ac (150 ha)
Area Covered (@300 m)976 ac (395 ha)
Camera modelPhaseOne iXM-100 (35mm lens)
Image Sensor Size100 megapixel
Imagery formatIIQ + JPEG/TIFF
G.S.D. cm/pixel (@120 m)1.3 cm
Overlaps (front/side)80% / 40%
Post-Processing   MethodOptimized aerial triangulation using GNSS-Inertial solution
OrientationHigh precision Sensor (INS)
PositionHigh precision Sensor (GNSS)
Accuracy (Flight height < 300 m)1 – 2 GSD (X,Y) and 2 – 3 GSD (Z)
Accuracy (Flight height > 300 m)1 GSD (X,Y,Z)
  • No GCP needed
  • Efficient flight planning – cover greater areas
  • Efficient post-processing (EO apriori and less images)
  • Enables corridor mapping and area mapping