Sensor Comparison Table

RedEdge-MX and Altum.

Item RedEdge-MX RedEdge-MX PSDK Altum Altum PSDK
 

The industry standard professional multispectral sensor for agricultural drone mapping.


The industry standard professional multispectral sensor optimized for DJI Skyport.


A revolutionary 3-in-1 solution for unparalleled sensing.


A revolutionary 3-in-1 solution optimized for DJI Skyport.
Weight 231.9 g (8.18 oz.)
RedEdge-MX + DLS 2
294.4g (10.4 OZ.)
Sensor + SkyPort adapter + DLS2
406.5 g (14.34 oz.)
Altum + DLS2
468.9 g (16.5 oz.)
Altum + SkyPort adapter + DLS2
Dimensions 8.7cm x 5.9cm x 4.54cm
(3.4in x 2.3in x 1.8in)
8.7cm x 5.9cm x 4.54cm
(3.4in x 2.3in x 1.8in)
8.2cm x 6.7cm x 6.45cm
(3.2in x 2.6in x 2.5in)
8.2cm x 6.7cm x 6.45cm
(3.2in x 2.6in x 2.5in)
External Power 4.2 V - 15.8 V Provided by SkyPort adapter 4.9 V - 25.2 V Provided by SkyPort adapter
Power Input 4.0/8.0W
(nominal, peak)
Provided by SkyPort adapter 5.5/7.0/10W
(standby, average, peak)
Provided by SkyPort adapter
Spectral Bands Blue, green, red, red edge, near infrared (NIR) Blue, green, red, red edge, near infrared (NIR) EO: Blue, green, red, red edge, near-infrared (NIR)
LWIR: thermal infrared 8-14um
EO: Blue, green, red, red edge, near-infrared (NIR)
LWIR: thermal infrared 8-14um
RGB Output 3.6 MP (global shutter, aligned with all bands) 3.6 MP (global shutter, aligned with all bands) High-resolution, global shutter, aligned with all bands High-resolution, global shutter, aligned with all bands
Thermal FLIR LWIR thermal infrared 8-14um
radiometrically calibrated
FLIR LWIR thermal infrared 8-14um
radiometrically calibrated
Sensor Resolution 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP per EO band) 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP per EO band) 2064 x 1544 (3.2 MP per EO band)
160 x 120 thermal infrared
2064 x 1544 (3.2 MP per EO band)
160 x 120 thermal infrared
Ground Sample distance (GSD) 8cm per pixel (per band) at 120m (~400 ft) AGL 8cm per pixel (per band) at 120m (~400 ft) AGL 5.2cm per pixel (per EO band) at 120m (~400 ft) AGL
81cm per pixel (thermal) at 120m
5.2cm per pixel (per EO band) at 120m (~400 ft) AGL
81cm per pixel (thermal) at 120m
Capture Rate 1 capture per second (all bands), 12-bit RAW 1 capture per second (all bands), 12-bit RAW 1 capture per second (all bands), 12-bit RAW* 1 capture per second (all bands), 12-bit RAW*
Interfaces Serial, 10/100/1000 ethernet, removable Wi-Fi, external trigger, GPS, SDHC Provided by SkyPort: Serial, 10/100/1000 BT Ethernet, External Trigger Aircraft: Trigger input, top of frame out, 1 PPS out. 3.3V isolated IO
2x USB 3.0 SuperSpeed ports for WiFi or Ethernet and USB 3.0 Storage.
Provided by SkyPort adapter
Field of View 47.2° HFOV (multispectral) 47.2° HFOV (multispectral) 48º x 37º (multispectral)
57º x 44º (thermal)
48º x 37º (multispectral)
57º x 44º (thermal)
Storage SD Card SD Card USB 3.0 compatible storage devices USB 3.0 compatible storage devices

*Capture rates vary based on write speed of USB storage device