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The CSU Drone Center maintains many payloads and sensors for use in a wide variety of research applications and mission profiles. These include sensors ideal for high-resolution photography, 4k videography, RGB and lidar mapping, thermal / IR, red edge / near IR, multi-spectral and more. We frequently fabricate solutions for instruments including radiation detectors, LEL gas analysis, DNA samplers and others.

Our core sensors and payloads are listed below, please feel free to reach out if you have a specific use case or mission profile, we’re happy to collaborate or build something for you.

Some of this equipment is available for rent as well as for use in public safety emergencies, please contact us for more information.

Autel DG-T3 RGB / Thermal

DJI Ronin MX DSLR Gimbal

DJI / Zenmuse H20T RGB / Thermal

DJI / Zenmuse L2 Lidar & M4/3 RGB

DJI / Zenmuse P1 Full-Frame

DJI / Zenmuse X3

DJI / Zenmuse X5S M4/3

FLIR Duo Thermal

FLIR Duo Pro R 640/512 13mm Thermal

Flux Capacitor (Makes Time Travel Possible)

MicaSense RedEdge M Multi-Spectral

Sony A7R

Interested in Renting a Sensor?

Fill out this form to let us know which piece of equipment you are interested in renting. Details on equipment pricing can be found on the Services and Fees page.

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