Survey3 Capturing images using a drone such as a Mavic, Phantom or Inspire

Short Video Tutorial:

 

Step-by-Step Tutorial:

1. Format the SD card in camera. See short tutorial here: https://www.mapir.camera/pages/survey3-sd-card

 

 

2. Check Interval setting on the camera (0.5 Second recommended). See short tutorial here: https://www.mapir.camera/pages/survey3-interval-setting

 

 

3. Turn RAW setting in the camera ON. See short tutorial here: https://www.mapir.camera/pages/survey3-raw

 

 

4. Secure mount and camera to drone

 

 

5. Plan your mapping mission using your preferred planning application such as DroneDeploy, Maps Made Easy, Pix4D, etc. 

 

 

 6. Turn on camera

 

 

7. Wait for GPS lock. See short tutorial here: https://www.mapir.camera/pages/survey3-connect-to-advanced-gps-unit

 

 

8. Lift drone with camera above Calibration Reflectance Target to capture a few images. Make certain not to block target with a shadow.

 

 

9. Start the mission

 

 

10. After the mission is completed, turn off camera. 

 

 

Next Steps - Processing the captured images.