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mdMapper1000 integrated system with a Microdrones md4-1000 UAV
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mdMapper1000:
You’re Not Playing Around

Fly Longer, Do More – In Any Weather


When it comes to professional equipment, you don’t want a toy. You want a quality-engineered aircraft that will improve your on-the-job efficiency, withstand harsh environmental conditions, fly longer for more work and less stops, and stand up to daily use.

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Featuring our best-selling md4-1000 UAV, the mdMapper1000 package offers key advantages that will give you a competitive edge and take your business to new heights.

The longest flying time on the market. Impressive stability for highly accurate data collection. Resistance to rough winds, harsh weather, hot temperatures, high voltage, and strong magnetic fields. With the mdMapper1000, you’ll rise to your clients’ toughest challenges every time.

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Why Choose mdMapper1000?

mdMapper1000 is a high-quality UAV package that will allow you to achieve more. This package is about resilience, convenience, and all-round performance.


Improve your efficiency by staying in the air longer. 

The md4-1000 boasts the longest flight times on the market: up to 45 minutes, depending on conditions.


Fly in harsh weather conditions and stay on schedule

Strong winds, rain, and snow won’t stop the md4-1000.


Achieve more accuracy in less time. 

Improve the quality of your work while increasing your productivity with this complete aerial solution.

What Can You Do with it?

mdMapper1000 is a versatile package that can be used for a wide range of applications. 
Some of the most common uses are:

Mapping mission of an agricultural field using a Microdrones md4-1000 UAV
Area Mapping / Surveying
Architect inspecting a construction site with the help of a Microdrones UAV
Construction
Surveyors in the field performing a mapping mission using a md4-1000 UAV
Mining
Orthophoto of a sawdust pile done with a Microdrones mdMapper integrated system, used for volumetric calculations.
Volumetrics
Inspection mission of a gas pipeline using a Microdrones md4-1000 UAV
Inspection
Precision farming perfomed with a mdMapper integrated sytem from Microdrones
Precision Agriculture

Now offering two camera choices

Microdrones mdMapper1000 payload sensor option Sony a6300

A 24 megapixel Sony a6300 camera paired with a custom, lightweight, vibration-free, nadir mount to capture the images you need. And because we integrate popular camera selections, when it’s time to upgrade, you only have to change the camera, not the whole system!

Microdrones mdMapper1000 payload sensor option Sony RX1RII

A 42.4 megapixel Sony RX1R II camera paired with a custom, lightweight, vibration-free, nadir mount to capture the images you need.

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THE mdMAPPER1000 PACKAGE INCLUDES:

PLATFORM


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md4-1000

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

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Charger & Flight Battery

One md4-1000 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.

COMMUNICATIONS


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mdRC

Proven, professional controls and telemetry keep you in control when you need it most.

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Digital Data Link

Conveniently connect your Microdrones UAV to your digital devices.

PAYLOAD


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Sony α6300 & Nadir Mount

24.2 megapixel camera paired with a custom, lightweight, vibration-free, nadir mount to capture the images you need.

OR

Sony RX1RII & Nadir Mount

42.4 megapixel camera paired with a custom, lightweight, vibration-free, nadir mount to capture the images you need.

SOFTWARE


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mdCockpit Tablet Software

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

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mdMAPPER1000 technical specs:

Featuring our hard-working md4-1000 UAV to cover more area per flight, users enjoy the longest flight time on the market, superb stability, and resistance to rough winds, harsh weather, hot temperatures, high voltage, and strong magnetic fields.

  • Payload: up to 2.7 lbs (1.2 kg) 
  • Flight time: up to 45 minutes depending on conditions
  • Area covered in one battery charge: up to 148 ac (60 ha) 
  • Sensor: Sony α6300 (24.2 megapixel camera) and nadir mount or Sony RX1R II (42.4 megapixel camera) and nadir mount
  • Georeferencing method: Aerial triangulation with GCP 

mdMapper1000

Flight Parameters     Area Covered (@120m) (1)60 ha (148 ac)
Camera model (2)Sony α6300 or Sony RX1RII
Imagery formatRAW + JPEG
G.S.D. cm/pixel (@120m)2.4 cm
G.C.P.Yes
Overlaps (front/side)80% / 40%
Post-Processing   MethodAerial Triangulation
OrientationCalculated during the A.T.
PositionFrom UAV GNSS Reciever
AccuracyDepends on ground control point (GCP) accuracy and distribution
Advantages  Large area mapping

(1) Typical project benchmark comparisons based on missions completed in Canada in 2016
(2) The current camera models are listed. These may be replaced by equivalent or better cameras depending on availability from the manufacturer.