Powerful Accuracy with just 1 – 3 Ground Control Points
Microdrones customers asked for a system that could deliver excellent results with a handful of ground control points. They also wanted to keep their options open to upgrade to DG when they are ready. We listened!
mdMapper1000PPK fills an important niche for customers who may not be ready for DG, and are willing to set up 1 – 3 ground control points for their projects.
And when your business, projects or services expand to require DG, this system is easily and affordably upgradeable via a DG READY firmware update.
This package is all about resilience, convenience, and all-around performance. The md4-1000 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.
Improve your efficiency by staying in the air longer.
mdMapper1000PPK delivers an average flight time of 30 – 45 minutes, depending upon 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.
Compatible with accessory kits for precision agriculture, inspection, Lidar, and Direct Georeferencing.
What Can You Do with it?
mdMapper1000PPK is a versatile package that can be used for a wide range of applications. Some of the most common uses are:
42.4 megapixel camera paired with a custom, lightweight, vibration-free, nadir mount to capture the images you need.
Applanix APX-15-L UAV
Compact single-board module with survey grade GNSS receiver. IMU is present, ready for DG when you are ready to upgrade.
Charger & Flight Battery
Smart batteries and charging for maximum flight endurance.
A flight planning module to prepare and carry out automated flights with your aircraft.
Execute automatic final approach landing. Conduct waypoint missions and land with minimal operator intervention.
Digital Data Link
Conveniently connect your Microdrones UAV to your digital devices.
Proven, professional controls and telemetry keep you in control when you need it most.
Direct georeferencing post processing software – used to achieve maximum accuracy and efficiency from data collected by APX-15 L-UAV.
Become an expert at flying and maintaining your platform, to ensure many years of successful use.
When you are ready to expand, this system will expand with you. mdMapper1000PPK is easily upgradeable via firmware to direct georeferencing.
mdMapper1000PPK Technical Specs
Professionals who choose mdMapper1000PPK will achieve excellent data collection with just 1 – 3 ground control points.
Payload: up to 2.7 pounds (1.2 kilograms)
Flight time: up to 45 minutes depending on conditions
Area covered in one battery charge: up to 198 ac (80 ha)
Sensor: Sony RX1R II (42.4 megapixel-megapixel camera)
GNSS/IMU: Applanix APX-15-L UAV
Area Covered (@120m) (1)
80 ha (198 ac)
Camera model (2)
Sony RX1R II
RAW + JPEG
G.S.D. cm/pixel (@120m)
Yes: 1–3 GCPs, depending on application.
80% / 40%
Aerial Triangulation with high precision positioing
High precision Sensor (INS)
2–3 GSD (x,y) and 3–5 GSD (y)
Efficient flight planning – cover greater areas
(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.