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Development Drone for PX4 GPS-Denied Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance - VOXL m500

$1,999.00

Development Drone for PX4 GPS-Denied Navigation and Obstacle Avoidance - VOXL m500

$1,999.00
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Development Drone Built in USA

Develop PX4 autonomous flight quickly with this open and fully programmable bind and fly development drone. Our m500 drone is built from the popular s500 hobby kit and includes a VOXL Flight Deck configured and tested for GPS-based autonomous flight and indoor GPS-denied navigation. Obstacle avoidance stereo cameras come mounted and calibrated. This is a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon reference drone, ready for advanced autonomy development. Our goal with the m500 is to get developers up and running on VOXL quickly, so they can build their next great sUAS applications!

Note: it may take up to 2 weeks before shipping as the product is assembled and tested.

State-of-the-Art Computer Vision Development Features

Qualcomm Snapdragon-based VOXL Flight companion computer and PX4 flight controller in a single PCB for computer vision, navigation, obstacle avoidance. VOXL is an evolution of the Qualcomm Flight Pro architecture.

Mounted and calibrated stereo sensors for depth mapping and obstacle avoidance

Mounted and calibrated tracking sensor for VIO and GPS-denied navigation

4k high-resolution FPV sensor

Spekrum RC satellite receiver for remote control

Datasheet 

There are 3 variants of the m500 available:

  • m500 with VOXL Flight. VOXL obstacle avoidance, GPS-denied navigation and PX4.
  • m500 with VOXL Flight and Gimbal. VOXL obstacle avoidance, GPS-denied navigation and PX4 paired with an off the shelf gimbal for camera stabilization. Camera not included.
  • m500 Core - Flight Core only, no VOXL. This is a ready to fly PX4 development drone with no computer vision capabilities.

Developers can find comprehensive details on building a developer drone at docs.modalai.com

You can find the m500 Datasheet directly.

User's Guides

User's Guide

Gimbal Version User's Guide


    Walk-through Video

    m500 Model Numbers

    VOXL-M500-DK-R2-1
    Uses the VOXL-Flight board, 4" landing gear
    VOXL-M500-DK-R2-G1-1
    adds 3-axis camera gimbal, 8" landing gear


    More Details

    Required components sold separately:

    HS Code: 8802.11.00.14

    * All of the PCBAs are designed and manufactured in the US. The m500 is assembled and flight tested in San Diego, CA. Some sub-assembly components come from China. contact@modalai.com for questions.