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PD4-XA1

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Intelligent and Superior Performance.

The PD4-XA1 is PRODRONE's latest commercial drone platform that can be used in various situations such as search and rescue, inspection, and security.
A versatile zoom camera is laid out on the front of the airframe to provide a wide field of view in front of and below the drone.
Depending on the task required of the drone, you can also select a payload other than the zoom camera. It is small enough to be carried with one hand. Easy battery replacement to support long, continuous missions.
Waterproof and dustproof rating of IPX4.

Accessories

Water Resistance

IP performance for reliable flight in wet weather

Zoom Camera

Optical and digital zoom camera to help identify objects from a distance

Object Detection

Parallax camera for object detection

Retractable Airframe

Compact design for increased mobility in the field

Hot-Swappable Battery

Battery can be replaced while maintaining power.

Original FC

Proprietary Flight Controller (FC) satisfys your all flight missions

Optional Accessories

Infrared Camera

Zoom camera and IR images can be displayed simultaneously

LTE

Drone control over a wide area using the LTE radio network

LED Searchlight

LED searchlight is ideal for nighttime rescue operations

Tethering Option

Tethering system enables for long continuous operation

BVLOS

Meets the requirements for BVLOS (Beyond Visual Line Of Sight) flight. (In Japan)

Redundancy Systems

Redundancy is ensured by using different frequency bands to control the aircraft at the same time

GCS

Multi functional PD-GCS can ease your flight missions

20x Optical Zoom Camera

A 20x optical zoom camera (SONY module) is fitted as standard equipment on a gimbal with strong vibration protection to prevent blurring even at maximum zoom.
You can switch the camera to a DSLR for photogrammetry.
Optimizing camera angle for each case: ceiling (above), piers (above, front), surveying (front, down) is an advantage for infrastructure inspections such as structural inspections, as it allows you to shoot bridge ceilings and structures, which were previously considered unsuitable for drones.

Versatile Payload Capability

You can selected the payloads to fit your needs.

- Gimbals for general-purpose cameras (compatible with cameras weighing around 1kg including lens*)
- Zoom gimbal camera
- Dual-lens gimbal camera (zoom camera + infrared camera), LED, buzzer, etc.

Each unit is interchangeable as an attachment type unit and can be used for a wide range of applications.
The change in the center of gravity, which is an issue when changing the load, can be compensated easily.
An optional LED searchlight and buzzer are also available. The LED light is linked to the camera's tilt, allowing you to shoot at night.
Compatible with Panasonic DC-G9 camera + lens H-PS45175

Intelligent Functions

A high performance companion computer is equipped as standard for missions that require advanced autonomous control.
Drone control and video distribution via LTE are possible, allowing for future operations and functional expansion.
Collision avoidance based on the image analysis of the forward stereo camera.

Handy Compact Design

The airframe can be deployed and retracted by simple locking levers, and is less than 30cm wide when folded.
Hot-swappable batteries can be replaced while the power is still on, ensuring long operation.

The handle on top of the aircraft was developed in response to the needs of the professionals.
It is easy to handle with one hand and has excellent maneuverability for search&rescue missions where rapid operation is required.
A robust case (IP67) is also available as an option.

For Long Operation

The optional tethering power supply unit enables long flight operations. Ideal for long hours of operation such as fixed point observation and security.

PRODRONE GCS (PD-GCS)

The PD-GCS meets the demand for highly professional, advanced auto- flight.
You can easily create a wide variety of automated flight plans for each use case and easily specify actions for each waypoint such as changing shooting parameters (Fstop, ISO, WB), PTZ, shutter control, etc.
Also, emergency landing sites (Rally Points) can be set up in advance.

PD-GCS

Specs

Sizes
1260x1490x276mm
Sizes when folded
1003x284x276mm
Distance between motors
1037mm
Height
276mm
Weight
9.4kg /20.7lb with Sony Camera
8.4kg / 18.5lb without camera gimbal
※includes 2 batteries
Diameter of Propeller
24.2inch
Flight Duration(Up to a blinking LED warning of low level)
30 min(without payload)
21 min(with Sony camera)
Max. Payload
2.2kg / 4.9lb
Max Speed
60km/h / 37mph
Wind Speed
12 m/s
Operational Range
Radio Control Range: 1km
Video Transmit Range: 1km
Data Transmit Range: 5km
LTE: LTE Coverage Area
(Comply with Japanese Regulation)
Front Camera
Stereo Camera
Water Resistance
IPx4 Equivalent
Batttery
10,000mAhx2
Hot Swappable
Intelligent Batteries
Flight Controller
PD-FC1
Radio Controller
FUTABA 14SG
Communication Method
Radio Control: 2.4GHz
Video Transmit :5.8GHz
Data Transmit: 920Mhz
LTE Option available
LTE
Optional

Use Cases

Search & Rescue drone system at Mt. Fuji

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