Sensor Comparison

Comparison table
Professional Kits (Sensor + DLS2) DJI SkyPort Kits (Sensor + SkyPort adapter + DLS2)
RedEdge-MX Altum Dual Camera System RedEdge-MX Altum
RedEdgeMX Altum Dual Camera RedEdgeMX PSDK Altum PSDK
Weight
Weight 231.9 g (8.18 oz.)
RedEdge-MX + DLS 2
406.5 g (14.34 oz.)
Altum + DLS2
508.8 g (18 oz.)
Two sensors + Mount plate + DLS2 + Cable
294.4g (10.4 oz.) Sensor + SkyPort adapter + DLS2 468.9 g (16.5 oz.) Altum + SkyPort adapter + DLS2
  Dimensions
Dimensions 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) 8.7cm x 12.3cm x 7.6cm (3.4in x 4.8in x 3.0in) 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)
  External Power
External Power 4.2 V - 15.8 V 4.9 V - 25.2 V 4.2 V DC - 15.8 V DC
Provided through Dual Camera Mount
Provided by SkyPort adapter Provided by SkyPort adapter
  Power Input
Power Input 4.0/8.0W (nominal, peak) 5.5/7.0/10W (standby, average, peak) 8.0/16.0W (nominal peak)
Provided through Dual Camera Mount
Provided by SkyPort adapter Provided by SkyPort adapter
  Spectral Bands
Spectral Bands Blue, green, red, red edge, near infrared (NIR) EO: Blue, green, red, red edge, near-infrared (NIR)
LWIR: thermal infrared 8-14um
Coastal blue 444(28)*, blue 475(32), green 531(14)*, green 560(27), red 650(16)*, red 668(14), red edge 705(10)*, red edge 717(12), red edge 740(18)*, NIR 842(57) Blue, green, red, red edge, near infrared (NIR) EO: Blue, green, red, red edge, near-infrared (NIR)
LWIR: thermal infrared 8-14um
  RGB Output
RGB Output 3.6 MP (global shutter, aligned with all bands) High-resolution, global shutter, aligned with all bands 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
  Thermal
Thermal FLIR LWIR thermal infrared 8-14um radiometrically FLIR LWIR thermal infrared 8-14um radiometrically calibrated
  Sensor Resolution
Sensor Resolution 1280 x 960 (1.2 MP per EO band) 2064 x 1544 (3.2 MP per EO band) 160 x 120 thermal infrared 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
  GSD
Ground Sample Distance 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 8 cm per pixel (per band) at 120 m (~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
  Capture Rate
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 1 capture per second (all bands), 12-bit RAW*
  Interfaces
Interfaces Serial, 10/100/1000 ethernet, removable Wi-Fi, external trigger, GPS, SDHC 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. Serial, 10/100/1000 ethernet, removable Wi-Fi, external trigger, GPS, SDHC Provided by SkyPort: Serial, 10/100/1000 BT Ethernet, External Trigger Provided by SkyPort adapter
  FOV
Field of View 47.2° HFOV (multispectral) 48º x 37º (multispectral) 57º x 44º (thermal) 47.2° HFOV (multispectral) 47.2° HFOV (multispectral) 48º x 37º (multispectral) 57º x 44º (thermal)
  Storage
Storage SD Card USB 3.0 compatible storage devices SD Card SD Card USB 3.0 compatible storage devices

*Capture rates vary based on write speed of USB storage device
*Denotes RedEdge-MX Blue bands

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