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DJI introduces M200 series UAS
DJI has introduced the new Matrice 200 (M200) UAS series designed for aerial inspections and data collection.
The UAS have folding bodies and are compatible with DJI's X4S and X5S cameras, the Z30 zoom camera and the XT camera for thermal imaging.
The M200 series has obstacle avoidance sensors as well as an ADS-B receiver for advisory traffic information from nearby manned aircraft. With a dual battery set-up, the M200 platform can fly for up to 35 minutes with a mounted camera.
The series is available in three versions. The standard M200 which is equipped with one downward-facing gimbal mount. The M210 has connectivity ports to support third party sensors and accessories. The M210 RTK is available with D-RTK modules for centimetre-precision navigation.
The aircraft is equipped with over 20 internal sensors including compass, GPS system, dual inertial measurement units and three barometers. Gimbal controllers have been equipped in the aircraft for protection and prevention from drift. The aircraft features two stereo-vision systems and has an upward facing infrared sensor to avoid obstacles. The UAV battery system improves safety and allows the aircraft to stay powered while batteries are swapped in sequence.
Paul Guo, director enterprise solutions at DJI, said: 'UAVs have quickly become a standard part of the enterprise toolkit and industrial users have come to rely on DJI technology to efficiently collect aerial data.
'With the M200 series, DJI introduces a holistic solution designed specifically for these users. We are revolutionising professional workflows by making it possible to use advanced sensors in various combinations to make sophisticated tasks such as bridge inspections, land surveying and search-and-rescue missions, easier, safer and more reliable than ever before.'
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