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Quickly turn asset data into digital insights, with Elios 3 – the first mapping and inspection indoor drone, offering an unmatched combination of intelligence, versatility and stability.
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Relying on the power of computer vision and LiDAR mapping, Elios 3 is a versatile indoor drone opening doors to a world where performing systematic inspections does not require months of training, reporting is done intuitively on a 3D model of your asset, and situational awareness is built into the piloting app and thanks to an integration with GeoSLAM software suite, Elios 3’s LiDAR data can be processed to
build survey-grade 3D models of your asset enabling surveyors to map the truly inaccessible.
|Elios 3 SPECIFICATIONS|
|Configuration||Ducted fan quadcopter|
|Data interface||USB-C port using Inspector
(requires drone to be powered by
|Dimensions||48cm wide; 18.9 in
38cm high; 13.8 in
|Flight control sensors||IMU, magnetometer, barometer,
lidar, 3 computer vision camera
and ToF distance sensor
|Flight modes||ASSIST – Stabilized mode
ATTI – Attitude mode
SPORT – Sport mode
|Flight Time E3 base||>12min30s*|
E3 base + lidar
|Ingress Protection||Base platform + basic inspection
payload: Splash and dust resistant
design, equivalent to at least IP44
LIDAR Payload: IP68
|1900 g +/-10g ; < 4,18 lbs
Includes battery, payload &
E3 base + lidar
|2350 g +/-15g; < 5,2 lbs
Includes battery, payload &
protection and lidar payload
|Standby time on full
|5000h or ~7 months|
|Downlink: max 18Mbps
-> Video: 1080p@30fps
-> FMU data
Uplink: max 3Mbps
-> RC commands
|Frequency band Tx||2.4GHz ISM band
(2400MHz – 2483.5MHz)
|2.4 Ghz ≤20 dBm|
|Lidar sensor||Ouster OS0-32 beams sensor|
|Battery change time||
< 10s by means of plug and play
|Battery life time||50 flights|
|Battery shelf time||
250 days when stored at ~20°C
and at 50% SOC
|Battery Type||LiPo 6S HV Smart Battery:
– LED, button and user interface for
SOC monitoring, etc
– Improved safety during charge
cycle (protection for: overcharge,
overcurrent, overvoltage, over/
– Accurate state-of-health and
– Plug-and-play charging
– Storage self-discharge
– Cycle counter
– Battery ID
|Payload head||Damped for vibrations|
Auto mode with manual EV
|File Storage||MicroSD card (onboard the
Max capacity: 128 GB
Recommended model: Sandisk
Extreme micro SDXC UHS-I V30
|minimum 0.18mm/pix at 30cm|
|Lens||2.71 mm focal length
|Movie FOV||114° horizontal, 131° diagonal|
|Photo FOV||119° horizontal, 149° diagonal|
|Control||From remote controller, adaptive
light beam controlled by camera
|Temporary Peak Power:
– max 100W
– 16000 Lumen
– 20W default, 1x E2 max
>> Working up to >50°C without
– 40W boost, ~2x E2 max
>> Working up to 30°C without
– default is equivalent to 1x E2 max
– Throttling temperature >30°C”
|Modes||Normal mode (4x panels used)
Dustproof lighting (2x outer
panels used only)
(left or right side only)
|Type||High-efficiency LEDs for even
lighting in front, top and bottom,
optimized for low impact of dust
on picture quality.
|Battery||6700 mAh 1S|
|12 V / 24 W|
|10°C to 35°C|
|<2h30min for 0-80% at room
<4h for 0-100% at room
|Battery life time||300 cycles|
Aircraft control and payload
|Up to 500m in direct visual line of
|Operating temp.||-10 °C to 45 °C|
|Operating time on
|>5h at room temperature|
|Options||Optional remote controller
(camera operator) with video
stream reception on a secondary
screen, and dual control of
|Weight||1760g with tablet holder|
|Compliance||NOT IATA compliant for
|Dimensions||65 x 45 x 55 cm|
|Features||Real time video and UAV
telemetry, status visualization
(remaining battery, payload
settings, warnings, etc. ), control
payload settings and various
|Operating system||Android 11/12 developed for
Samsung Tab S7 / S8 tablet
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Remotely operated hobby or toy aircraft and drone flying rules:
- • Do not, through act or omission, endanger the safety of any aircraft or person therein or any person or property through the negligent operation of any drone or remotely piloted aircraft, or model aircraft.
- • Fly or operate a drone or remotely piloted aircraft, toy or model aircraft 50 m or closer to:
- • any person or group of persons, on sports fields, road races, at schools or any social events.
- • any property without permission from the property owner.
Unless approved by the SACAA, do not fly or operate a drone, remotely piloted aircraft, toy or model aircraft:
- • near manned aircraft.
- • 10km or closer to an aerodrome which includes an airport, helipad or airfield.
- • a drone that weighs more than 7 kilograms (15.4 pounds), for which you don’t have a license.
- • in controlled airspace.
- • in restricted airspace.
- • in prohibited airspace.
Do not fly or operate a drone or remotely piloted aircraft, toy or model aircraft higher than (120m) 400 ft from the ground, unless approved by the Director of Civil Aviation of the SACAA.
General Basic Drone Flying Rules to which you must adhere:
- • You may not fly a drone within 10km of an airport.
- • You may not fly nearer than 50 metres from people, buildings or roads.
- • You may not fly a drone higher than 120m (400 feet).
- • ‘Hobby’ drones must be flown in within the line of sight.
- • Drones may not be flown at night.
Always fly your drone within your line of sight and below the highest obstacle in your vicinity.
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