3DR Solo Quadcopter (No Gimbal)

BH #3DRSOLO • MFR #SA11A
3DR
3DR Solo Quadcopter (No Gimbal)
Key Features
  • Capture Aerial Photos/Video with a GoPro
  • Linear Tracking with Cablecam Mode
  • Follow Me: Tracks Your Mobile Device
  • HDMI Output on Transmitter
Designed from the ground up as a companion to the GoPro HERO, the Solo Quadcopter from 3D Robotics features aerial imaging-specific flight modes including Cablecam mode and Follow Me. A quad-rotor configuration, flight stability and autonomous flying are enabled thanks to a twin computer flight control system. The flight controller relies on GPS for navigational coordinates, plus uses data from gyros, accelerators, and other sensors to keep the aircraft safely flying. The Solo is designed to be paired with the separately available Solo Gimbal, a 3-axis stabilizer compatible with the a GoPro HERO3+ or HERO4 action camera.
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3DR Solo Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2"Smart Shot" Aerial Video Flight Modes
  • 3Dual Computer Flight Control System
  • 4Handheld Transmitter
  • 5Mobile App for iOS and Android
  • 6Works with Solo Gimbal
  • 7Additional Features

Designed from the ground up as a companion to the GoPro HERO, the Solo Quadcopter from 3D Robotics features aerial imaging-specific flight modes including Cablecam mode and Follow Me. A quad-rotor configuration, flight stability and autonomous flying are enabled thanks to a twin computer flight control system. The flight controller relies on GPS for navigational coordinates, plus uses data from gyros, accelerators, and other sensors to keep the aircraft safely flying. The Solo is designed to be paired with the separately available Solo Gimbal, a 3-axis stabilizer compatible with the a GoPro HERO3+ or HERO4 action camera.

This is a ready-to-fly bundle, featuring a pre-bound transmitter (radio controller) that has been styled after a video game controller for more intuitive operation. In addition to dual joysticks for flying, it features dedicated dials for operating the optional Solo Gimbal. In addition to the transmitter, there is a mobile app for iOS and Android devices. The app provides full control over the aircraft, gimbal, and even the GoPro itself. A mount is provided so that you can mount your smartphone or tablet up to 8" directly to the transmitter.

A flight battery providing up to 25 minutes flying time as well as a charger are included. In addition, the included transmitter features its own dedicated battery.

"Smart Shot" Aerial Video Flight Modes

Cablecam

Lock the Solo onto a virtual cable between any two points in space - even at different altitudes. This allows you to create a linear tracking shot with the ability to pan and tilt the camera freely. Any deviation from the "cable" is automatically prevented. Additionally, the Solo can memorize your first and last frames and pan the camera between them - all you have to do is use one stick on the controller to move Solo up and down the cable

Orbit

The Solo can automatically circle any subject of your choosing, keeping the camera pointed at the subject to capture an iconic "wrap-around" shot. You can adjust the circle's radius to get the exact frame you want, even midflight

Selfie

With one touch Solo will fly up and away from you, keeping the camera centered on you so the scenery around you expands in a dramatic aerial pullout shot

Follow Me

In this mode the Solo with track a GPS-enabled mobile device. It can follow from behind, stay beside the subject, or fly ahead with the camera looking back

Dual Computer Flight Control System

    The flight control system incorporates two computers, enabling advanced autonomous flying features such as Cable Cam and Follow Me. Additionally, splitting up the work across two computers reduces the likelihood of mechanical failure in flight for an even safer flying experience

    One-Button Flying

    Take off, land, and return home automatically. And if you panic, don't worry: There's the "pause" button - much like a video game

    Pause

    If you need to release the controls for a moment or wish to capture a static shot, simply press the "Pause" button for the Solo to hold in a fixed hover. When you're ready, just press "Pause" again to resume flying

    Safety Net

    This flying mode limits the range and altitude the Solo can fly. Typically, the maximum flight ceiling is restricted to less than 400' and the aircraft is limited to flying within a user-specified radius

    Handheld Transmitter

    Video Game-Style Controls

    The transmitter (radio controller) features ergonomics inspired by video game controllers. This design is intended to make it easier for pilots just starting out to learn how to fly

    Mobile App for iOS and Android

      The full-featured app for iOS and Android puts total aircraft control at your fingertips. It allows you to operate the quadcopter itself, the Solo Gimbal (available separately), and even the GoPro. A mobile device holder is included for smartphones and tablets up to the size of the iPad mini

      GoPro Operation

      Not only does the app provide access to controls not available through the transmitter, it can also be used to operate the GoPro. Recording start/stop and select camera settings can be changed through the app

      Note: This feature requires the separately available Tarot gimbal to act as an interface

      Works with Solo Gimbal

        The separately available Solo Gimbal allows you to mount a GoPro HERO3+ or HERO4 action camera while providing 3-axes of stabilization. The gimbal allows panning and tilting via controls on the Solo transmitter and also keeps the horizon of your shots level, unless otherwise desired

        HDMI Output

        For live FPV monitoring in HD, there is a an HDMI port built into the transmitter. With it you can connect a monitor or FPV goggles

        Additional Features

        Accessory Bays

        Accessory bays provide installations points for the option Solo gimbal as well as future upgrade components

        3DR Solo Specs

        Performance
        Maximum Speed55 mph / 88.5 km/h
        Maximum Altitude400' / 121.9 m AGL
        Flight TimeUp to 25 minutes (20 with camera and Solo Gimbal)
        Flight Control System
        ModelPixhawk 2
        SoftwareAPM flight control software
        GPSYes
        Handheld Transmitter
        FrequencyNot specified by manufacturer
        DisplayColor Screen for menu and live flight telemetry
        BatteryChemistry: Lithium-polymer
        Capacity: 5200 mAh
        Voltage: 14.8 VDC
        Life: Up to 4 hours
        Mobile App
        System RequirementsWi-Fi enabled iOS or Android mobile device
        Wi-Fi RangeUp to 2640' / 805 m (depending on environment)
        FPV and Monitoring
        Video DownlinkLatency: 180 ms
        Connectivity1 x HDMI output on Transmitter
        Components
        Rotors4 x 10 x 4.5" / 25.4 x 11.4 cm self-tightening props
        MotorsVelocity Constant: 880 kV
        Gimbal CompatibilitySolo Gimbal for HERO3+ and HERO4 (gimbal and camera available separately)
        Flight Battery
        ModelSolo Battery
        ChemistryLithium-polymer
        Capacity5200 mAh
        Voltage14.8 VDC
        General
        Running LightsCustomizable color LEDs to assist orientation
        DimensionsHeight: 10" / 25 cm
        Motor-to-Motor: 18" / 46 cm
        WeightUnladen: 3.3 lb / 1.5 kg
        With Solo Gimbal and GoPro: 4 lb / 1.8 kg
        Packaging Info
        Package Weight12 lb
        Box Dimensions (LxWxH)16.7 x 16.3 x 9.1"
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