FREEFLY ALTA 6 UAS for Aerial Cinematography

FREEFLY Alta Drone with MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal and Toad in the Hole Kit

FREEFLY Alta Drone with MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal and Toad in the Hole Kit

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FREEFLY Alta Drone with MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal and Toad in the Hole Kit

Kit includes:

FREEFLY ALTA 6 UAS for Aerial Cinematography FREEFLY MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Travel Case FREEFLY Toad In The Hole Quick Release FREEFLY Aero Landing Gear FREEFLY Alta Drone with MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal and Toad in the Hole Kit

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  • Fold Up Design with Collapsible Props
  • MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal Included
  • Gimbal Top-Mounting Supported
  • Gimbal Supports 5 Pounds
  • Synapse Intelligent Flight Controller
  • Advanced Vibration Isolation System
  • Weather-Resistant Distribution Board
  • Silent Drive Motors
  • Toad In The Hole Quick Release Included
  • Hard Transit Case Included
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WARNING: Carefully read instructions to ensure proper configuration before use. Failure to use this product responsibly may result in loss, damage, or injury.

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Shoot aerial cinematography with compact cinema cameras or DSLRs / mirrorless cameras with the FREEFLY Alta Drone with MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal and Toad in the Hole Kit from B&H. The Alta Drone is a professional hexa-rotor copter for aerial imaging that, unlike most aerial platforms, supports mounting the camera either below or above the airframe. This configuration flexibility makes shooting from virtually any angle possible, even with the camera pointed up. To allow you to mount a camera and keep it steady in the air, the MoVI M5 3-axis gimbal is included along special landing gear required to accommodate the gimbal.

The Toad in the Hole Kit quick release adapter is included so that you can adapt the gimbal for use in other applications. It features a mounting stud that you can permanently attach to the camera support. On the gimbal side, there is a titanium-nitride-coated catch-release that enables fast attachment and removal while providing a secure hold.

For more information on the items in this bundle, please follow the links below.

  • FREEFLY ALTA 6 UAS for Aerial Cinematography

    ALTA 6 from Freefly is a hexa-rotor drone for aerial imaging that – when used in conjunction with a separately available MoVI gimbal – supports mounting the camera either below or above the airframe. This configuration flexibility makes shooting from virtually any angle possible, even with the camera pointed up. ALTA features a maximum payload of 15 lb, and is therefore suitable for DSLRs, mirrorless cameras, and even compact cinema cameras (depending on lens weight and other variables). Equipped with Freefly's own flight control system, ALTA works with a range of transmitters, including many Futaba, Spektrum, and radios (see specifications for specific requirements). Flight modes provided include Manual, Height Hold, Climb Rate Control (Vario), Position Hold, Ground Speed Control, Return-To-Home, and Auto-land. For monitoring and first-person view, the flight controller works with FPV systems from Skyzone, BOSCAM, Immersion RC, and Fatshark. OSD display is user-configurable, and telemetry can data can also be displayed on compatible Futaba transmitters.

    The ALTA includes a hard transit case. Additional item essential to get started include flight batteries and a charger, a transmitter (radio controller), and of course a MoVI gimbal and camera.

    Fast Setup and Breakdown
    The Freefly ALTA features a robust standard hard case that the aircraft folds up in and a packs away. Before each flight, simply unfold the prop arms and in insert the battery (available separately) – the props themselves unfold automatically as they spin up. No pre-flight assembly requiring tools is needed


    Up to 15 lb Payload Capacity
    Designed for today's growing crop of compact cinema cameras, the ALTA is suitable for models such as the RED Dragon, Sony F55, and ALEXA Mini. It also supports popular mirrorless and DSLR cameras widely used in video production or to take stills from the air

    Synapse Intelligent Flight Control System

    The Freefly Synapse flight control system combines gyros and other sensors with proprietary control algorithms to allow users to execute complex flight patterns with ease. It features an integrated on-screen display, high-bandwidth position control, live , and has been tested for years by the industry's best pilots
      Data Logging
      High speed data logging allows user analysis of critical flight data

      Works with MoVI Gimbals

      Top Mount Camera Option
      In addition to traditional bottom mounting, the ALTA supports mounting the gimbal on top of the aircraft. This enables capturing distinct camera angles from beneath an elevated subject
      Toad in the Hole Quick Release
      MoVI gimbals can be easily attached or removed using Freefly's Toad in the Hole mounting standard

      Air System Design

      Vibration Isolation System
      A refined vibration isolation system rejects high frequency disturbances adding further image stability on top of what the gimbal provides
      Lightweight Frame
      The frame has been engineered to provide the optimal strength-to-weight ratio, enabling its up to 15 lb payload capacity
      Weather-Resistant Electronics
      The internal distribution board is weather sealed and conformal coated. It features four 12V power leads for driving LEDs or other accessories, as well as integrated connections for FPV monitoring systems
      Silent Drive Technology
      Using sine wave drive motor controls with active braking, the ALTA features low noise and precise, efficient, closed loop control of the propeller

      Additional Features

      User-Definable LEDs
      Customize your ALTA's LED color scheme to suit your piloting preferences via the ALTA App
      UPC: 780742994750
    • FREEFLY MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Travel Case

      The MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Travel Case from Freefly is exclusively available as part of the MoVI M5 Adventure Edition bundle and includes the MoVI M5 hand-held stabilizer and a Pelican hard case with a custom-cut foam interior designed to fit the stabilizer and the components of the Adventure Kit.

      Supporting loads up to 5 lb, the MoVI M5 provides camera stabilization using three motors and an IMU (inertial measurement unit) to detect and counteract unwanted movement along three axes: pan, tilt, and roll. In particular, compensating for handshake or vehicle-induced vibration and reducing translation. The included quick release system consists of one female Toad in the Hole Quick Release Adapter for the MoVI and a Male Toad Adapter to be attached to your support device. A second Male Toad Adapter is also included in this kit.

      The system supports single- or dual-operator control. In single user (Majestic) mode, the system's software intelligently differentiates unwanted shake or vibration from intentional movement, such as panning, while keeping the horizon level. Alternatively, you can have a dedicated operator using an optional remote controller/transmitter who is in charge of camera pan, tilt, and roll. In this configuration the camera will always point where the operator of the transmitter tells it to, independent of how the rig operator moves.

      As with sled-style stabilizers, the camera should be balanced on the MoVI to ensure best performance. Once balanced, the MoVI will need to be linked via Bluetooth to an Android mobile device or a computer or tablet running Windows to finalize the configuration process.

      Two lithium-polymer batteries and a charger are included, as well as a top handle for low-angle shooting or transporting the assembled rig on set. The MoVI M5 and its included accessories can be safely stored and transported inside the included Travel Case, which features a Pelican-made hard-shell exterior and custom-cut foam interior.

      Supported Cameras
      For DSLRs such as the Canon EOS-5D Mark III, Nikon D800, and Panasonic GH4 as well as select compact cinema cameras weighting up to 5 pounds total, including the lens. Large DSLRs such as the Canon EOS-1DC will not fit and typically exceed the specified weight limit
      Majestic Mode
      For single-operator use. In this mode the gimbal provides stabilization without counteracting operator-directed camera movements--the camera goes where you point the handles. This mode is ideal for accurate framing in tight situations
      Drift Free Horizon
      The gimbal uses a GPS-assisted IMU that when used outdoors with available satellite signals is able to minimize drift even when under acceleration--such as where the camera is mounted on a UAV or vehicle
      Live Wireless Tuning and Graphing
      A real-time Bluetooth wireless link is provided by the gimbal which transmits performance data for live adjustment of any of the gimbal parameters using software for Windows or Android
      Silent Drive
      The motors driving the gimbal have been designed to operate as quietly as possible to ensure you will be able to record sound without picking up any unwanted noise
      Translation Compensation
      Making hundreds of adjustments per second, the software works to counteract translation--the bobbing up and down effect while running--when tracking a moving subject moving at high speed. In this situation translation may be unavoidable, but at least the subject will remain in-frame
      Shot Recorder
      Keeps a record of the camera position (where GPS is available), height, camera pan, tilt, and roll so that the shot can be recreated later or to help Visual Effects align the live action shot with other elements in a CG composite
      Third-Party Mounting
      Using separately available mounting hardware it is possible to mount the MOVI on cranes, jibs, Steadicams and similar vest-supported stabilizers (where it corrects for angular error), and other camera support hardware. It has also been verified to work on an Easyrig
      Remote Firmware Updatable
      You can upgrade the gimbal to new software features as they are released by Freefly yourself, without having to send the device in for a factory update
      Custom Direct Drive Motors
      The MOVI system uses motors that were custom made for the gimbal rather than re-purposing off-the-shelf parts
      M5 Travel Case
      • Pelican hard shell case
      • Custom-cut foam interior
      • Retractable trolley
      • Shock-absorbing interior
      • Watertight, airtight, and dustproof
      • Chemical resistant and corrosion proof
      UPC: 780742994668
    • FREEFLY Toad In The Hole Quick Release

      Not to be confused with the British Yorkshire Pudding dish, the Toad In the Hole from Freefly is actually a cleverly named quick-release system that fits between the Movi gimbal unit and the handles. The "Toad" part fits on a handle or other piece of equipment you wish to mount your Movi to. For example, you can put the Toad on a car mount or a drone, thus giving you options to quickly secure and release your Movi in the heat of a shoot.

      Lightweight, low-profile design
      Primary clamp and secondary safety catch release mechanism
      6061-T6 CNC-machined aluminum
      Titanium-Nitride-coated catch-release for durability
      Able to be mounted in any orientation (0-360º)
      UPC: 780742994149
    • FREEFLY Aero Landing Gear

      Fly your MoVI motorized gimbal stabilizer beneath your ALTA with the FREEFLY Aero Landing Gear. Using the included parts, the landing gear secures to the MoVI's pan axis, preventing the possibility of the landing gear blocking your camera's field-of-view. All parts necessary for assembly and mounting are included.

      UPC: 780742994866
    • FREEFLY ALTA 6 UAS for Aerial Cinematography
      Weights Maximum Gross Takeoff Weight: 29.9 lb / 13.6 kg
      Maximum Useful Load: 21 lb / 9.5 kg
      Maximum Payload: 15 lb / 6.8 kg
      Specific Power Typical: 145 W/kg
      Thrust Ratio At Max Takeoff Weight: 2.0:1
      Payload Mounting Mounting Locations: Bottom and top mount
      Mounting System: Freefly Toad In The Hole Quick Release
      Isolation System Vibration Isolation System: Silicone O-rings

      Densities by Color
      Soft / Light Payloads: Red O-rings
      Medium / Mid Payloads: Teal O-rings
      Stiff / Heavy Payloads: Black O-rings
      Lighting and Indication Orientation Lights: RGB LED's
      Orientation Light Locations: Outboard on boom ends
      Orientation Light Color: User definable
      Status Light: Rear-facing red/white LED
      Accessory Lighting Port: 12 VDC
      Accessory Lighting Port Location: Outboard on boom ends
      Model F45
      Type 6 x Direct drive 3-phase PMAC outrunner
      Max Continuous Power Output 350 W
      Max Instantaneous Peak Power 950 W
      ESC Freefly Silent-Drive Sine Wave ESC
      Flight Controller
      Model Freefly Synapse Flight Controller
      Connectivity Inputs: Spektrum, S.Bus, PPM, FPV SD video

      Outputs: PWM, I2C, CAN, FPV SD video with OSD
      Flight Modes Manual
      Height Hold
      Climb Rate Control (Vario)
      Position Hold
      Ground Speed Control
      Installed Transceivers Wi-Fi
      Data Logging Rate 25 Hz
      Supported Radios Futaba S.Bus & S.Bus 2
      DSMX, DSM2 (Spektrum/JR)
      PPM, PPM Invert, PPM Graupner
      Supported Telemetry Systems Futaba with built-in voltage sensor port
      First-Person View OSD Telemetry User configurable
      FPV and Monitoring
      Supported First-Person View Systems Skyzone
      Immersion RC
      Type 6 x 18x6 folding
      Configuration 3 x CW
      3 x CCW
      Material Carbon fiber with balsa core
      Flight Battery
      Voltage 6S / 22.2 VDC
      Maximum Battery Size 9.4 x 7.1 x 3.1" / 240 x 180 x 80 mm
      Maximum Battery Quantity 2 x in parallel
      Connector 2 x EC5 (parallel)
      Dimensions Unfolded
      Length: 39.4" / 1000 mm
      Width: 45.1" / 1145 mm
      Height (base of TITH): 8.7" / 220 mm

      20.9" / 532 mm
      20.3" / 515 mm
      8.7" / 220 mm
      Weight Typical Standard Empty Weight: 9 lb / 4.1 kg
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 29.8 x 28.4 x 17.4"
    • FREEFLY MoVI M5 3-Axis Gimbal Stabilizer with Travel Case
      Electrical and Mechanical
      System Type 3-axis gyro stabilized
      Pan Range 360°
      Tilt Range ±180°
      Roll Range ±180°
      Slew Rates 0 to 150°/sec
      Interface Bluetooth connection to Windows/Android GUI
      Control Modes
      Majestic Mode Stabilized with operator control via gimbal base
      Off Kills drive to gimbal axes
      Chemistry Lithium-polymer
      Capacity 1.3 Ah
      Voltage 14.8 VDC
      Maximum Continuous Discharge 3 C (3.9 A)
      Maximum Burst Discharge 5 C (6.5 A)
      Maximum Charge Voltage 4.2 V per cell
      Minimum Discharge Voltage 3.0 V
      Dimension L x W x H 2.7 x 1.4 x 1.1" / 69 x 34 x 28
      Weight 4.4 oz / 125 g
      Weight Capacity Maximum: 5 lb / 2.3 kg
      Power Requirements 9 to 18 VDC (3S or 4S LiPo)
      Dimensions Camera Cage (L x W x H): 5.1 x 7.1 x 4.7" / 130 x 180 x 120 mm
      Storage: Varies, depending on how system is broken down
      Weight MoVI M5: 4.75 lb / 2.15 kg
      M5 Travel Case: 24.1 lb
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 26.0 x 20.0 x 15.0"
    • FREEFLY Toad In The Hole Quick Release
      Dimensions (W x D x H) 2.2 x 2.1 x 1.6" / 5.6 x 5.3 x 4 cm
      Weight 4.4 oz / 125 g
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 3.78 x 3.071 x 1.732"
    • FREEFLY Aero Landing Gear
      Packaging Info
      Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 22.8 x 9.9 x 2.8"

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