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Microdrones mdMapper1000+

SKU: md1000+

Highly Efficient - The mdMapper1000+ delivers an average flight time of between 30-45 minutes, depending on operating conditions.
Weather Resistant - The md4-1000+ can fly in a range of harsh weather conditions including, strong winds, heavy rain and snow.
Versatile and Compatible - Compatible with a range of accessory kits and payloads, opening up applications including precision agriculture, inspection, Lidar and Direct Georeferencing

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The mdMapper1000+ has an identical functionality to the mdMapper1000. The key difference is that the plus model has the added optionality to be converted into either the PPK or DG version. It actually has the Applanix APX-15 UAV on board and, for a small fee, can be activated after the initial purchase.

Md4-1000 - Robust, powerful, stable and dependable. Build your business on this versatile platform
Sony RX1R II & Mount - 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 PPK or DG when you are ready to ugrade.
Charger & Flight Battery - Smart batteries and charging for maximum flight endurance.
mdWaypoint -A flight planning module to prepare and carry out automated flights with your aircraft.
mdLandingAssistant - 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.
mdRC - Proven, professional controls and telemetry keep you in control when you need it most.
POSPAC UAV - Direct georeferencing post processing software – used to achieve maximum accuracy and efficiency from data collected by APX-15 L-UAV.
mdAcademy - Become an expert at flying and maintaining your platform, to ensure many years of successful use.
PPK READY - When you are ready to expand, this system will expand with you. mdMapper1000+ is easily upgradeable via firmware to PPK.
DG READY - When you are ready to expand, this system will expand with you. mdMapper1000+ is easily upgradeable via firmware to direct georeferencing.

mdMapper1000+ gives professionals all the power of aerial surveying with GCPs, just like our classic mdMapper1000. 
But it’s ready to upgrade to PPK or DG with a simple, affordable firmware update.


  • Payload: up to 2.7 pounds (1.2 kilograms) 
  • Flight time: up to 45 minutes depending on conditions

Flight Parameters     Area Covered (@120m) (1)60 ha (148 ac)
Camera model (2)Sony RX1R II
Imagery formatRAW + JPEG
G.S.D. cm/pixel (@120m)2.4 cm
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 distrubution
Advantages  Large area mapping