New Draco development platform for Dronecode/PX4 with Realsense sensors

Features and benefits
• Modular parts
o Easy-to-replace powertrain. No more soldering hassles.
• Fully assembled and ready-to-fly
o Avoid the headache and uncertainty of building a drone from scratch. Draco-R is fully assembled, tested, and ready to fly, right out of the box.
• Integrated Jetson TX2 (or Nano)
o Auvidea J120 carrier board
o Draco-R’s flight controller is tightly integrated with the Jetson onboard computer.
• Powerful powertrain
o Inherits the speed of the award-winning Draco racing drone, Draco-R easily reaches speeds of over 100km/h
• Smart battery
o The SMBUS-based battery provides you with detailed information without calibrating the current sensor, unlike with most drone batteries
• Payload mount bay
o Draco-R gives you a mounting plate for a wide variety of payloads
• RTK-GNSS ready
o Draco-R can be equipped with RTK-GNSS (optional)
• Computer vision ready
o Draco-R is tested with most Intel RealSense products including VIO-based indoor navigation and obstacle avoidance.
• Hot swap between desktop and field
o Keep implementing your ideas without interruption! Draco-R supports hot swap and online battery charging while you run a companion computer on your desktop

More information and purchasing details here

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Comment by Amilcar Lucas on April 27, 2019 at 2:57am

It is a great platform, we have one of them. Their bigest issue is the three year old outdated software. But they are working on it.

@chris did they give you an estimative when will they release an updated PX4 Firmware version?

Comment by Nikola Rabchevsky on April 27, 2019 at 6:59pm

What's the payload weight capacity and flight time?

Comment by RPM on May 26, 2019 at 8:35am

20m/s wind tolerance is insane!

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