DJI FLIR Zenmuse XT2 Thermal Camera – 640×512 30Hz 25mm
The Flir DJI Zenmuse XT2 Thermal Camera integrates a high-resolution FLIR thermal sensor and a 4K visual camera with DJI’s stabilization and machine intelligence technology to quickly transform aerial data into infrared and visual images simultaneously. The advanced thermal sensor provides high sensitivity imaging for infrastructure monitoring, energy inspections, firefighting, search and rescue missions, and precision agriculture. With a fully-integrated dual payload, professionals can now save time and money by capturing actionable thermal and color visible data in a single flight. MSX intelligent image processing embosses visible image details onto thermal images for enhanced perspective and safety.
The FLIR radiometric thermal sensor and 4K visual camera integrate seamlessly with DJI’s powerful enterprise drone platforms to increase efficiency. The XT2’s IP44 rated design is weather-resistant allowing pilots to fly in rain, snow, smoke, and fog. As with other DJI 3-axis gimbal systems, the Zenmuse XT 2 can be mounted onto the Matrice 200, 300, or 600 series aircraft and can stream live HD video to the DJI Pilot app. Enabled by a suite of processors and computer vision algorithms, XT2’s onboard machine intelligence helps teams identify what’s important while on site without lengthy processing times. Featuring Temp Alarm, Heat Track, FLIR MSX, Isotherms, Color Palette choices and more, the XT2 helps professionals capture and record temperature data at the pixel level to deliver accurate, real-time insights. The HeatTrack and QuickTrack features make it easy to mark and track objects on your mobile device’s screen. The FLIR longwave infrared thermal camera provides high-sensitivity infrared scanning at 640/30 fps or 336/60 fps and has 9 mm, 13 mm, 19 mm, and 25 mm lens options. The visual camera captures 4K videos and 12MP photos.
|Dimensions with 25 mm lens:||123.7×112.6×127.1 mm|
|Controllable Range:||Tilt: +30° to -90°, Pan: ±320°|
|Mechanical Range:||Tilt: +45° to -130°, Pan: ±330°, Roll: -90° to +60°|
|Max Controllable Speed Tilt:||90°/s, Pan: 90°/s|
|Tilt: +30° to -90°, Pan: ±320°|
|Tilt: +45° to -130°, Pan: ±330°, Roll: -90° to +60°|
|Max Controllable Speed Tilt:||90°/s, Pan: 90°/s|
|Thermal Imager:||Uncooled VOx Microbolometer FPA/Digital Video Display|
|Digital Zoom:||336×256: 1x, 2x, 4x|
|Pixel Pitch:||17 μm|
|Spectral Band:||7.5-13.5 μm|
|Full Frame Rates:||30 Hz|
|Exportable Frame Rates:||<9 Hz|
|Sensitivity (NETD):||<50 mk @ f/1.0|
|Scene Range (High Gain):||336×256: -25° to 100℃|
|Scene Range (Low Gain):||40° to 550℃|
Photo Format: JPEG, TIFF, R-JPEG
|Video Format:||8 bit: MOV, MP4 14 bit: TIFF Sequence, SEQ**|
Image Processing & Display Control
|Digital Detail Enhancement:||Yes|
|Polarity Control (Black Hot/ White Hot):||Yes|
|Sensor:||1/1.7″ CMOS, Effective Pixels: 12 M|
|Lens:||Prime lens, Focus at 8 mm, FOV 57.12°× 42.44°|
|Digital Zoom:||1x, 2x, 4x, 8x (Live View Only)|
|Video Formats:||MOV, MP4|
|Video Resolutions:||4K Ultra HD: 3840×2160 29.97p, FHD:1920×1080 29.97p|
|Working Modes:||Capture, Record, Playback|
|Still Photography Modes:||Single Shot, Burst Shooting(3/5 frames), Interval (2/3/5/7/10/15/20/30 sec)|
|Anti-flicker:||Auto, 50 Hz, 60 Hz|
|Max capacity:||128 GB. UHS-3 required|
|Sandisk Extreme 16/32 GB UHS-3 microSDHC, Sandisk Extreme 64/128 GB UHS-3 microSDXC|
|Supported File System:||FAT 32 (≤32GB), exFAT (>32GB)|
With which DJI drones are XT2 cameras and gimbals compatible? Compatible drones are available from Drone Nerds: the M200, M210 and M210RTK quadcopters, plus the M600 hexcopter.
How does the XT2 record both thermal and visual images? Each XT2 has a FLIR Tau 2 thermal sensor and a separate Zenmuse visual senor. Each sensor has its own lens.
Can I shoot visual and thermal imagery simultaneously? Yes, since each set of sensors and lenses is separate within the case.
Must I view visual and thermal data separately? No. The XT2 allows simultaneous display of thermal and visual data and offers a choice of how the data is displayed using the camera’s Picture-in-Picture capability. It is possible to arrange the two sets of data in a way that best suits your needs. FLIR MSX allows superimposition of visual data atop thermal data to speed data interpretation.
Is it difficult to discern one level of heat from another? The XT2 helps you. Different temperatures appear in different hues—and you can adjust the color palette to make differentiation more obvious. You can also view isotherms that define swaths of heat.
What happens if the heat being recorded changes significantly? Pre-set parameters and the XT2 Temp Alarm will alert you of a change.
Can the XT2 track heat as well as sense it? Yes. The XT2 can lock onto the hottest point in view and record changes.
Can the XT2 track moving objects? Yes. Just lock on.
Can XT2 track objects or suspects at night? Yes. Lock on a subject and the drone will follow, and the thermal camera allows subjects to be seen in the dark.
How does the XT2 see the invisible? It actually senses heat sources and records the heat levels.
How does the camera detect survivors in a disaster? The XT2 senses heat under rubble after an explosion or a building collapse, or under snow after an avalanche. It is not a replacement for rescue dogs; it is an aid to canine rescue teams.
How can the XT2 help to keep firefighters safe? By sensing and displaying heat inside a wall or under a roof, the XT2 helps firefighters decide where to attack a blaze and where to vent. It also can sense hotspots during a fire or after fire is brought under control.
Can XT2 find people hiding in dense vegetation? It can sense the heat given off by bodies in dense brush or wooded areas. It also can help to find people lost in wooded areas.
Is video shake-free? Yes. A stabilizing 3-axis motorized gimbal cancels out drone movement and vibration.
Are the lenses interchangeable? No, each lens is fixed. Compatible drones allow visual cameras with interchangeable lenses to be added.
Do the XT2 lenses zoom? No. Because the XT2 is compatible with drones that allow camera interchangeability, a visual camera equipped with a zoom-lens can be added.
How can I get close-up images with the XT2? In some cases, you can fly nearer to the subject with the drone on which the XT2 is mounted. You can also return to base and mount a camera with a telephoto lens.
Can I fly in rain? Light rain, yes. The XT2, which is engineered to an IP44 level rating, can be used in light rain as long as it is mounted to a drone that is similarly capable. The compatible M200 and M210 series drones can be flown in light rain.
Does thermal imaging assist in low-light flying? Yes.
Can camera functions be accessed remotely? DJI Pilot, a professional-level Android-compatible flight-control program, allows you to set SpotlightPro flight modes, set the area for Temp Alarm, adjust onscreen temperature measurements, and perform all thermal-related settings, including isotherms and color palate adjustments.
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