Commercial use of drones in farms and other agriculture

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  • Hi All, I am interested to make contact with fellow enthusiasts in the Brisbane or SEQ area of Queensland Australia with a view of learning more about the directions, and applications drones have in the broad acre pastoral and agricultural areas of the State and Australia as a whole. I am lfrom a cattle and sheep background. Ted
  • Hi
    I'm Liam from T-MOTOR. I would like to reach out to see if there is any possibility for us to work together.
    We are a propulsion system manufacturer who offers motors, propellers and ESCs for all kinds of drone applications which vary from security, surveillance to agriculture VTOL etc.And Drone frame.

    In the same time, we hope to work with your Drones projects, pls feel free to let us know if you need any custom solution.
    If you have new project,pls contact me.I can find the most efficient power system to you.

    This our website: www.tmotor.com
    My email: liam@tmotor.com
  • Hi, I am from New Zealand and trying to understand the application of drones in agriculture. We have a lot of sheep on large extensive farms, but trying to understand how ranchers from the USA might use drone technology is very difficult from the bottom of the pacific. I have a 2 minute survey with 11 questions which would really help my project. Thank you.  https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RSW59CH 

    Tot-up questions Survey
    Please take the survey titled "Tot-up questions". Your feedback is important!
  • Hello, Im Delmond Marshall, I'm new to the drone culture. I'm Head Coach of the Flint Unity Farming Project in Flint, Michigan where we teach kids how to grow vegetables they can eat that will help offset their exposure to toxins caused by the Flint Water Crisis, which is still ongoing. A news story on us is online at: http://www.abc12.com/video? vid=434367523. I'd like to introduce drones to my kids. My question is whats the most inexpensive drone with cameras can I get or have made that they could use? I have 102 kids, No way I can buy all of them drones. If I could get 5 of them for our group, I'd be happy.I'm hoping to create a drone club for them. Any ideas or suggestions please share and let me know. Check out my drone flight I posted on my Linkedin page

    https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:63188859542077...

  • Agricultural UAV Lipo battery

    http://www.genstattu.com/ta-plus2-0-15c-18000-6s1p.html

    Tattu Plus2.0 18000mAh 6S1P 22.2V 15C Intelligent Lipo Battery is mainly designed for DJI S1000, agriculture spraying drone, pesticide spraying drone, farming drone, aerial photography drone, survey drone and some other Multirotors.

    Specifications:

    • Minimum Capacity: 18000mAh
    • Configuration: 6S1P / 22.2V / 6Cell
    • Discharge Rate: 15C
    • Max Burst discharge Rate: 30C
    • Net Weight(±20g): 2270g
    • Dimensions: 205.5mm Length x 94.2mm Width x 79.5mm Height
    • Discharge Plug: AS150+XT150 plug
    • Charge Plug: XT90

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  • Selling P3A with NDVI (Red+NIR) on eBay

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/332314900427

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  • 100KM

    That's great - perfect for my fixed wings! Go Tesla ;)

  • You should say that the NCR20700A cell at 20A has his capacity down to 2800mAh

    and the rated 3300mAh capacity is only for 0.5A load.

    These cells are not for heavy UAV but for ultra efficient UAV, it is a different thing.

  • Cristian , I have work with Li-on batteries and I do not completely agree to what you wrote about.

    - These are not "real" 6S packs since the maximum tension of Li-on battery is not the same of Lipo batteries, look at the graph belòw , the blue line fit best scenario.

    - The pack capacity in real world is not 21Ah , looking at the datasheet by Panasonic it is quite clear that the usuable capacity correspond to voltage low as 3 volts, so lets say 3100mAh if you have 1C discharge rate, blue line.

    3702367359?profile=originalThese type of batteries can be used on drones with very high efficiency and low Ampère draw, should be around 1C during hovering so 2C during normal flight.

    I have done some maths , and the example you gave with 70' flight 5kg AUW works only with a quad with 26" propellers and a 1200 grams payload.

    Copters with "normal" props around 15-17" will raise the Ampère drawn and make these batteries type more and more difficult to use because of their maximum 3.1 C rate of discharge.

  • Benewake TF01 LRF

    10m range

    ±5cm error

    500Hz Frequency

    IP65

    Got all that you need.

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