Freefly understands the need for quality tools. For more than 10 years Freefly aircraft have carried cinema cameras for Hollywood and high-end productions around the world. It carries valuable payloads in high-pressure situations. We also understand the need for flexibility. Astro’s interface specs are open, making it a flexible and reliable tool to get your new ideas in the air.
Each Astro Map includes an Astro Base (Herelink controller, one set of batteries, two chargers, simple tools, and some spare bits), the 61MP Mapping Payload (Freefly gimbal + Sony Alpha 7R IVA + Sigma 24mm f3.5 lens) and a Vibration Isolator with Smart Dovetail. All of which fit, assembled, in the included hard travel case (with wheels, of course).
In the Box
Qty 1 Travel Case with custom insert, packed with:
Qty 1 - Astro Base (with landing gear and props)
Qty 1 - Mapping Payload
Qty 1 - Freefly Mapping Gimbal
Qty 1 - Sony Alpha 7R IVA 61MP camera body (pre-installed in gimbal)
Qty 1 - Sigma 24mm f3.5 mapping lens (p/n 404965)
Qty 1 - USB - C thumb drive
Qty 1 - Foam insert set for Astro Travel Case
Qty 2 - SL8 Fast Chargers
Qty 1 - Herelink Controller
Qty 1 - Pair of Freefly custom joysticks installed on Herelink Controller
Qty 1 - Vibration Isolator with Smart Dovetail (installed on payload)
Qty 1 each - Hex drivers, 1.5 mm, 2 mm, 2.5 mm
Qty 4 - Proptectors
Qty 1 - Extra Proptector
Qty 4 - Spare isolators
Qty 1 - Pair of OEM Herelink controller joysticks
Qty 2 - Rubber hole grommet
Qty 1 - Herelink charging cable
Qty 2 - SL8-Air Batteries (ships in separate box from Freefly and is a separate line on the invoice/order)
Up to 37 minutes flight time.
Typical flights with Mapping Payload are 25-32 minutes, depending on speed / conditions.
See Wiki for additional details
1500 grams max payload
Booms fold up to ½ the diameter
Vibration isolated payload attachment
Freefly Mapping Gimbal
Sony Alpha 7R IVA camera body (61 megapixel resolution)
Sigma 24mm f3.5 mapping lens (p/n 404965)
Camera and gimbal control from Herelink pilot controller
Vibration Isolator with Smart Dovetail
Holds everything included with the Mapping Kit
Removable battery tray holds up to 6 Freefly SuperLight batteries
Custom cut foam, tested to protect against drops from 1 meter
Submersible and dust tight (MIL-STD 810G)
Controller & Video Transmitter
Astro uses two SL8-Air batteries per flight, two batteries included with each Astro Map
Voltage: 21.6 V (6S)
Capacity: 7.3 Ah, 157 Wh
Auxiliary output: USB-C Power Delivery
SL8 Fast Charger
One charger charges one Freefly SL8-Air battery at a time, two included in High Res Mapping Kit
Approximate charge time for one SL8-Air battery, from 0%: 90 mins
Input: 100 / 240 VAC
Output: 200 Watts
Supplied with North America power cable (NEMA 1-15 ungrounded, Type A).
Power cable is replaceable (IEC320 connector).
Astro is designed and assembled in USA.