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Open Box Freefly Alta 8 Remote Controlled Drone for Professional Cameras (p/n 950-00049)
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Open Box Freefly Alta 8 Remote Controlled Drone for Professional Cameras (p/n 950-00049) . Please note: Image for illustrative purposes. Actual product may differ. Please see details box for condition information.
The Freefly ALTA 8 expands the capabilities of the ALTA line of multi-rotors for our most demanding customers who want to carry the largest cinema payloads on the market. Unpack and be ready to shoot in under five minutes thanks to quick release top and bottom trays, swan-neck carbon booms and proprietary carbon propellers.
Confidently fly professional payloads weighing up to 20-pounds knowing that you are guided by our industry-leading SYNAPSE Flight Controller.* Capture cinematic aerial shots from any perspective with the ability to mount the MōVI on top.
Take your productions to the next level with the ALTA 8 and tackle each challenge you face as an aerial cinematographer head-on.
The ALTA 8 UAV comes fully assembled and includes all the necessary tools and accessories you will need to...
Summary
Battery Capacity: 16Ah
Camera Mount Type: Freefly Toad In The Hole Quick Release
Control Type: Dedicated
Drone Type: Octocopter
Flight Time: 35 mins
Skill Level: Advanced
Included in box
  • 1x ALTA 8 (Original box and spare accessories)

About the Open Box Freefly Alta 8

Please note: Image for illustrative purposes. Actual product may differ. Please see details box for condition information.

The Freefly ALTA 8 expands the capabilities of the ALTA line of multi-rotors for our most demanding customers who want to carry the largest cinema payloads on the market. Unpack and be ready to shoot in under five minutes thanks to quick release top and bottom trays, swan-neck carbon booms and proprietary carbon propellers.

Confidently fly professional payloads weighing up to 20-pounds knowing that you are guided by our industry-leading SYNAPSE Flight Controller.* Capture cinematic aerial shots from any perspective with the ability to mount the MōVI on top.

Take your productions to the next level with the ALTA 8 and tackle each challenge you face as an aerial cinematographer head-on.

The ALTA 8 UAV comes fully assembled and includes all the necessary tools and accessories you will need to mount a MōVI and get it flying. The standard ALTA drone ships with a Quick Release Top Handle, Inverted Landing Gear, FPV mount plate, cables to connect your personal receivers and/or FPV system, and mechanical tools to disassemble & inspect your UAV.  

Please Note: The standard ALTA 8 drone configuration does not include a MōVI, batteries, a transmitter, receivers, the Aero Landing Gear (lower landing gear for flying a MōVI in the bottom mount configuration, pictured), or an FPV system.

Dimensions:
Unfolded Diameter (does not include Props) 1325 mm
Folded Diameter (does not include Props) 660 mm
Height to base of Toad In The Hole (TITH) 263 mm
Powerplant:
Number of Motors 8
Motor Type Direct Drive 3-Phase PMAC Outrunner
Motor Make and Model Freefly F45
Motor Max Continuous Power Output 350 W
Motor Max Instantaneous Peak Power Output 950 W
Max RPM (flat rated) 6300 RPM
Equivalent Kv 384
Electronic Speed Controller Freefly Silent-Drive Sine Wave ESC
Propellers:
Make and Model Freefly ALTA Propeller
Material Carbon fiber with balsa core
Propeller Orientation (4) CW and (4) CCW Props
Propeller Type 18 x 6 Folding
Battery:
Nominal Battery Voltage 6S / 22.2V
Maximum Battery Size 240 x 180 x 80 mm
Maximum Battery Quantity 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
Minimum Battery Quantity 2 Battery Packs (Parallel)
Battery Connectors 2x EC5 (Parallel)
Required Minimum Battery Discharge Rating 250A / 500A Peak
Weight:
Maximum Gross for Takeoff 18.1 kg (40.0 lbs)
Maximum Useful Load 12.0 kg (26.4 lbs)
Maximum Payload 9.1 kg (20.0 lbs)
Typical Standard Empty Weight 6.2 kg (13.6 lbs)
Flight Controller:
Model Name Freefly SYNAPSE Flight Controller
Flight Modes Manual
Height Hold Mode
Position Mode
Return-To-Home
Autoland
Supported Inputs DSMX, DSM2, S.Bus, S.Bus2, PPM, FPV SD
Supported Radios Futaba S.Bus & S.Bus2
DSMX, DSM2 (Spektrum/JR)
PPM, PPM Invert, PPM Graupner
Supported Radio Controller Telemetry Systems Futaba w/ built-in voltage sense port
Minimum Radio Controller Channels Required 5 or more
Supported GNSS GPS, GLONASS, Galileo
Supported SBAS QZSS, WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS
First-Person View System Video Formats NTSC, PAL
Supported First-Person View Transmitters Skyzone
BOSCAM
ImmersionRC
Fat Shark
Supported First-Person View Cameras Ready Made RC
First-Person View OSD Telemetry User Configurable
Installed Transceivers Wi-Fi
Data Logging Rate 25 Hz
Lighting and Indication:
Status Light 1-Watt Red, 1-Watt White LED
Orientation Lights 3-Watt RGB LED
Orientation Light Colour Red, Yellow, Blue, Green, White
Isolation System:
Vibration Isolation System Silicone O-Rings
ISOLATION SYSTEM OPTIONS
1. Soft/Light Payloads Red O-Rings
2. Medium/Mid Payloads Teal O-Rings
3. Stiff/Heavy Payloads Black O-Rings
Payload Mounting:
Mounting Locations Bottom and Top Mount
Mounting System Freefly Toad In The Hole (TITH) Quick Release
FPV Camera Mount Between booms 8 & 1
FPV Transmitter Mount Boom 2
Powerplant Limitations:
Maximum RPM 6300 RPM
Maximum Battery Voltage 25.2 Volts
Maximum Average Battery Voltage 19.2 Volts
Environmental Limitations Do not fly ALTA 8 in temperatures exceeding
45°C (113°F) or below -20°C(-4°F)
Flight Controller Limits:
Maximum Pitch/Roll Angle 45°
Maximum Yaw Rate 150° / second

Testing
Each and every ALTA endures a barrage of component and system level tests designed to weed out items that do not meet our strict quality control levels. After passing this gauntlet of tests, each ALTA is test flown by a Freefly test pilot to ensure each ALTA flies as well as our personal machines.

Automatic Data Logging
ALTA 8 makes it easy to monitor and analyze the performance and 'health' of your machine using our propietary high speed data logging via micro SD card. This flight log gives pilots access to a wide range of helpful data. Additionally Freefy publishes the flight data viewer application that our Engineering team uses to analyze flight data to help give customers actionable insight to their machine.

Quick Release
We hear from customers each and every day that our Toad in the Hole quick release system has dramatically improved their speed and flexibility on set. We decided early that the ALTA would utilize the TITH quick release on both the top and bottom of the drone, allowing unparalleled speed, flexibility, and creativiy.

Unprecedented Support
Freefly provides a professional level of communication and support for ALTA pilots in the field. In addition to our active Freefly Forum, we have dedicated pilots on the technical support team to help ensure your success. Freefly also issues service bulletins to pilots as we discover bugs, issues, or simply ways that we can help you be more successful.

Weather Resistant
The ALTA features a lightweight molded plastic enclosure to cover the flight control and power distribution board to protect them from the elements.

Receiver Mounting Bay
The ALTA 8 provides two fully enclosed receiver mounting bays to keep these sensitive components protected and dry.

Big Impact. Small Footprint.
The ALTA transforms from the world's most capable drone, to the most portable, in minutes thanks to its folding props, folding swan neck booms, and Toad in the Hole quick release system.

From case to filming in minutes
Designed to make your life as an elite aerial cinematographer easier, the ALTA arrives in a custom pelican case and is ready to unfold and fly.

SYNAPSE
The Freefly SYNAPSE combines high quality calibrated sensors with proprietary control algorithms to allow users to execute complex flight patterns with ease.

Precise Positioning
By using the latest in GPS technology and fusing that data with our IMU and Barometer, the ALTA is able to hold position even in difficult weather conditions. For our industrial users this gives the ability to execute complex flight paths while keeping pilot fatigue low.

Velocity Clamps
The SYNAPSE features velocity control with an adjustable real time speed limit. This means pilots can alter the vertical and ground velocities to ensure precise and repeatable camera moves.

Height Hold
The SYNAPSE flight controller takes readings from accelerometers, barometer, and GPS and fuses them together to create high-bandwidth height control flight mode.

ALTA moves like no other drone
Freefly has been leading the industry in camera movement for over a decade. We learned early that a key ingredient to unforgettable shots is the ability to move the camera dynamically.

Built to Perform
Custom designed motors and motor drives strike a perfect balance between performance and efficiency and set the standard for heavy lift multi rotors. The ALTA airframe weighs only 10lbs, but carries a 15lb payload.

Silent Drive
The ALTA utilizes sinusoidal drive motor controls with proprietary control algorithms developed by the Freefly engineering team. The motor drives are custom tuned to match the F45 and are optimized for speed, reliability, and robustness. The motor drives are constantly monitoring a variety of parameters and reporting status to the SYNAPSE.

Complete Control 
The ALTA silent drive motor controls have incredible closed loop control of the propellers.

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