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RedEdge-MX with DLS
RedEdge attached to a Leptron RDASS Quadcopter

RedEdge™ attached to a Leptron RDASS™ Quadcopter

Spectral Bands

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MicaSense RedEdge-MX
Multispectral Camera

The MicaSense RedEdge-MX is a rugged, built-to-last, professional multispectral sensor for agricultural and vegetation management drone mapping. RedEdge-MX captures five spectral bands, and is one of the most flexible solutions on the market. With optimized GSD (resolution); the new DLS 2 light sensor; the ability to generate plant health indexes and RGB (color) images from one flight. An advanced sensor means that you can count on getting high quality, accurate data when you need it.

  • Five narrow spectral bands captured during flight.

  • High image resolution; 8 cm/pixel at 400 ft. (120 m).

  • Single SD card stores all images with geotags.

  • Standalone operation, with optional external trigger and data from host aircraft.

  • Web-based configuration page accessed from any Wi-Fi–capable device.

  • Embedded mounting points for easier integration.

  • Global shutter imagers - doesn't require a gimbal.

External Power
Spectral Bands

RGB Output
Ground Sample Distance
Capture Rate

Field Of View
Custom Bands
Triggering Options


Kit Contents

231.9 g (8.18 oz.) (Includes DLS 2 and cable)
8.7 cm x 5.9 cm x 4.54 cm (3.4 in. x 2.3 in. x 1.8 in.)
4.2 V DC - 15.8 V DC, 4 W nominal, 8 W peak
Blue, green, red, red edge, near IR
(global shutter, narrowband)
Global shutter, aligned with all bands
8 cm per pixel (per band) at 120 m (~400 ft.) AGL
1 capture per second (all bands), 12-bit RAW
Serial, 10/100/1000 ethernet, removable Wi-Fi,
external trigger, GPS, SDHC
47.2° HFOV
400nm - 900nm (QE of 10% at 900nm)
Timer mode, overlap mode, external trigger mode (PWM, GPIO, serial, and Ethernet options), manual capture mode
0-40°C ambient (no airflow);
0-50°C ambient with airflow >0.5m/s
• RedEdge-MX sensor
• Lens cover
• Calibrated Reflectance Panel
• New DLS 2 light sensor with integrated GPS
• RedEdge-MX and DLS 2 cables
• Mounting screws
• Hard carrying case
  • Metal enclosure for extreme durability

  • DLS 2 for enhanced light calibration

  • Captures five narrow spectral bands

  • Generates plant health indexes and RGB (color) images from one flight

  • Designed for easy and flexible integration

  • Calibrated for precise, repeatable measurements

  • Operates in temperatures up to 60°C or 140°F