The durable, light-weight carbon-fiber frame makes the QDrone highly maneuverable and capable of withstanding high-impact applications with little downtime required for repairs. The powerful on-board processor, RGB-D and optical flow cameras enable high-quality on-board video processing, as well as streaming for real-time monitoring.

The QDrone is only available as part of the Autonomous Vehicles Research Studio. Click here to learn more.

QDrone main features


Autonomous Vehicles Research Studio

The QDrone is sold as part of the Autonomous Vehicles Research Studio. The Research Studio includes:


  • QDrone
  • QBot2

Control Ground Station

  • High-performance computer
    • Intel® Core i7
    • 32 GB DDR4 RAM
    • 3 monitors
    • Router
  • USB flight controller joystick


Studio Equipment

  • Natural Point Optitrack Flex 13
  • Battery chargers
  • Protective net
  • Protective floor tiles
  • Ground camera

Product Details

Dimensios 40 x 40 x 15 cm
Weight (with batteries)  ~1000 g
Max Payload  ~300 g
Power 3S 11.1V LiPo (3300mAh) with XT60 connector
Flight time ~11 minutes for hover per battery charge
Onboard Computer Intel Aero Compute Board – Intel Atom x7-Z8750
Quad-core 64-bit 2.56 GH z processor
4 GB LPDDR3-1600 RAM
Expandable I/O PWM (8x)
UART (2x)
SPI (3x SS pins )
ADC (4x)
Encoder input (3x)
Intel RealSense (R200) Depth sensing: 3-4 m
Vision: 640×480 @ 60 FPS or 1080p @ 30FPS
Omnivision OV7251 VGA
640×480 @ 120 FPS

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