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Galatrose

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Drone Custom Camera Specs
« on: December 03, 2015, 11:05:48 PM »
So, for the sake of fun, if you had the engineers and techs to create the perfect Drone cam for Agisoft what would you want?

image resolution?

DNG or Camera Raw?

Stereo pairs or no?

Global shutter?

Focal length?

Glass quality?

You get the idea.  Let me know your wish list.

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Re: Drone Custom Camera Specs
« Reply #1 on: December 04, 2015, 03:19:58 AM »
image resolution?
18-24 Mpix
[/size]DNG or Camera Raw?CameraRaw = for further processing
Stereo pairs or no?no need
Global shutter?= YES


Focal length?interchangable lenses
Glass quality?
= Yes



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Re: Drone Custom Camera Specs
« Reply #2 on: December 04, 2015, 04:28:16 AM »
Image Resolution? = 24Mp - 36Mp

DNG or Camera Raw? = Camera Raw

Stereo Pairs or no? = Indifferent

Global shutter? = Yes

Focal length? = At least three interchangeable lenses, Leaf shutter

Glass quality? = Carl Zeiss

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Re: Drone Custom Camera Specs
« Reply #3 on: December 04, 2015, 04:34:55 AM »
What 3 lenses would you want it to ship with or have available?

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Re: Drone Custom Camera Specs
« Reply #4 on: December 05, 2015, 01:41:11 AM »
What 3 lenses would you want it to ship with or have available?

Depends on what it's being used for... Working distance, desired GSD

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Re: Drone Custom Camera Specs
« Reply #5 on: December 05, 2015, 04:50:44 PM »
What's wrong with any of the thousands of existing cameras? Just strap one to a drone. There's no such thing as a "drone cam"... that's just a camera that has been put on a drone, which you can do with nearly any camera, provided you have a drone big enough.

The most important thing for a camera that has been put on a drone is the ability to downstream a live view, if you need it, or to have an intervalometer. Glass quality, MP count, etc... don't really matter because that's all been figured out already by the camera makers: obviously you'd want the best of everything if we're talking an ideal scenario.
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Re: Drone Custom Camera Specs
« Reply #6 on: December 05, 2015, 05:57:37 PM »
What 3 lenses would you want it to ship with or have available?

The three lenses would a 35mm lens for high accuracy, a 15mm wide angle lens for increased flight coverage or a 25mm lens delivering both accuracy and increased flight coverage.  With these options will meet the needs of various project requirements.

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Re: Drone Custom Camera Specs
« Reply #7 on: December 09, 2015, 01:44:15 PM »
" The three lenses would a 35mm lens for high accuracy, a 15mm wide angle lens for increased flight coverage or a 25mm lens delivering both accuracy and increased flight coverage.  With these options will meet the needs of various project requirements  "

You spoke for a full frame camera.
because with an APS-C camera the 15mm is equivalent 15*1,5 = 22.5 mm the 25mm with 25*1,5 = 37.5mm and the 35mm with 35*1,5 =52.5mm.
Am i correct?
What about an APS-C camera?
I have recently bought a second hand dji S900 with a sony nex 5r 16.1 mp APS-C and E 18-55mm F3,5-5,6 OSS Lens.
In my first fly i didn't put correct setting in my camera and i didn't get good results from 50 m above ground and the focal length set to 18 mm.
I will try the settings that Trimble use in ux5 as it has the same camera with a voigtlander 15mm Lens, and i have get good results in past with it.
I' m thinking using tape this time to hold better the focal length to 18mm.
Does anyone use this Lens?
Worth to buy a fixed focal length Lens?
I' m  thinking Sony Sal E 20 mm F2,8.
Does anyone use it?
Will i see difference from my existing Lens?
Thank you.