Meet mdMapper1000:
AERIAL PHOTOGRAMMETRY WITH A PROVEN TRACK RECORD

Fly longer, carry more – in any weather.

Expand your capabilities and flight time with the mdMapper1000. Featuring our best-selling md4-1000 UAV, users enjoy the critical advantages of a larger aircraft.

The longest flying time on the market. Impressive stability for the most 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.



Why should I choose mdMapper1000 as my aerial photogrammetry solution?

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

With an mdMapper1000 package, you can: 

  • Improve your efficiency by staying in the air longer. The md4-1000 boasts the longest flight times on the market. It delivers an average flight time of 45 minutes, depending on conditions.
  • Fly in harsh weather conditions and stay on schedule – even on days with inclement conditions. The md4-1000 UAV can stand up to intense environmental challenges, from strong winds and magnetic fields to high temperatures and voltage
  • Achieve more accuracy in less time. Improve the quality of your work while increasing your productivity with this complete aerial photogrammetry solution.
  • Carry more. The mdMapper1000 can carry a payload up to 1,200 grams (more than 2.5 pounds).

5 Reasons Professionals Choose mdMapper Packages

Our systems are used by more than 1,000 companies across the globe. For surveyors, engineers, agronomists, and other professionals, choosing an mdMapper package means you: 

  1. Cover more ground, more quickly and accurately. The #1 reason to choose an mdMapper package is efficiency. These packages pay for themselves by saving you time on the job.
  2. Benefit from a complete solution. mdMapper packages include everything you need for aerial mapping, from aircraft to sensors, software, and more. If you have an even more specific application you’d like to achieve, our accessories are easy to add on.
  3. Fly with confidence and safety. Our high-quality engineering and a suite of software safety features help you protect people, preserve your investment, and avoid costly accidents and liability.
  4. Don’t get slowed down by harsh conditions. mdMapper UAVs are tough – they can stand up to challenging environmental conditions like poor weather, magnetic fields, and high voltage that would ground “fair-weather friend” drones.
  5. Get off the ground quickly. Learning to fly microdrones UAVs is easy. Most new pilots can learn to control them with less than one hour of training. Our intuitive mdCockpit software can be downloaded onto your laptop or Android tablet and you can immediately begin planning your flight route.

What can you do with it?

mdMapper1000 is an advanced aerial photogrammetry package that can be used for a wide range of applications,
but the most common uses are:


What’s included in this package?

md4-1000

Robust, Powerful, Stable and Dependable. Build your business on this versatile platform.

Sony a6300 & Nadir Mount

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

Charger & Flight Battery

Smart batteries and charging for maximum flight endurance


mdWaypoint

This user-friendly flight planning module helps you to prepare and carry out automated flights with your microdrone.
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mdLA

The mdLA landing assistant drastically reduces the risks that can occur during the landing approach.
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Digital Data Link

Conveniently connect your microdrones UAV to your digital devices.


mdRC

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

mdCockpit Tablet Software

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

Rugged Carrying Case

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


mdAcademy

Become an expert at flying and maintaining your platform, to ensure many years of successful use.


How can I find out if this package makes sense for my business?

All businesses that are considering incorporating a UAV solution into their work have similar questions, but the answers to those questions depend on the specific activities typical for your work.

If you are interested in learning more, we highly recommend you contact one of our UAV experts. They’ll walk you through everything you need to know about this solution and answer all your questions, including common inquiries like:

  • About how fast will this package pay for itself?
  • How much time can this save me on each project?
  • Can I use this solution for _____________________ (fill in the blank with your desired applications)?
  • How much does it cost? 
  • What kind of accuracy can I expect for a certain type of project?
  • Do I still need to install ground control points (GCPs)?

We look forward to discussing how drones can elevate your success.


mdMapper
Specs Comparison


mdMapper200 mdMapper1000 mdMapper1000DG
Flight Parameters Area Covered (@120m) 30 ha. (74 ac.) 60 ha. (148 ac.) 80 ha (198 ac.)
Camera model Sony W830 Sony α6300 Sony RX1RII
Imagery format JPEG RAW + JPEG RAW + JPEG
G.S.D. cm/pixel (@120m) 3.2 cm 2.4 cm 1.6 cm
G.C.P. Yes Yes No
Overlaps (front/side) 80% / 60% 80% / 60% 60% / 40%
Post-Processing Method Aerial Triangulation Aerial Triangulation Optimized Aerial Triangulation / GNSS-Inertial Solution
Orientation Calculated during the A.T. Calculated during the A.T. High precision Sensor (INS)
Position GPS UAV GPS UAV High precision Sensor (GNSS)
Accuracy 2.5cm (X,Y) and 5 cm (Z) with GCP 2.5cm (X,Y) and 5 cm (Z) with GCP 2.5cm (X,Y) and 5 cm (Z) without GCP
Advantages Small area mapping Large area mapping
  • No GCP needed
  • Efficient flight planning – cover greater areas
  • Efficient post-processing (EO apriori and less images)

G.S.D.: Ground Spatial Distance (cm/pixel) ; G.C.P.: Ground Control Points ; A.T.: Aerial Triangulation

Next Steps?

We are eager to share our knowledge with you, earn your trust and (when you are ready) win your business. Please complete the form below and one of our UAS experts will schedule a time to speak with you within two business days. 

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