Tetracam Multi-spectral Imaging Systems Overview

 

The table below provides a comparison of Tetracam's current multi-spectral imaging systems.

Use the scroll bar at right to scroll through the complete list of comparative features.

The Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Prices (MSRP) shown at the bottom of this table are

shown in US dollars.  These prices apply to standard system configurations only.  They do not

include optional accessories nor shipping and handling charges. Click on the system icon in the

top or bottom row of the table to view detailed information about each system.

 

System

   ADC

ADC Air

ADC Lite

ADC Micro

   ADC Snap

     m-MCA

System

Summary

 

3.2 MPel

Multi-spectral

R-G-NIR

Hand-held

Terrestrial

System

3.2 MPel

Multi-spectral

R-G-NIR System for

Manned

Aircraft

3.2 MPel

Multi-spectral

R-G-NIR System for

Unmanned

Aircraft

90 gram

3.2 MPel

Multi-spectral

R-G-NIR System for

Unmanned

Aircraft

90 gram

1.3 MPel

Multi-spectral

R-G-NIR Snap Shutter System for

Unmanned

Aircraft

5.2 to

15.6 MPel

Configurable

Multi-spectral

Camera Array for Manned and Unmanned

Aircraft

Camera

Type

Multi-spectral

Single Camera

Multi-

spectral

Single

 Camera

Multi-spectral

Single Camera

Multi

spectral

Single

 Camera

Multi

spectral

Single

 Camera

Array of

4, 6 or 12 Aligned

& Synchronized

Multi-spectral

Cameras

Sub-

Models

 

 

 

 

 

 

m-MCA4

m-MCA6

m-MCA12

 

m-MCA 4 Snap

m-MCA 6 Snap

m-MCA12

Snap

Part

Number

TTC995 -

ADC LCD

TTC996 -

ADC AIR

TTC-PAL -ADC Lite

TTC-1041-

ADC Micro

 

 

TTC-1055-

ADC Snap

 

TTC-1063

TTC-1064 

TTC-1065 

 

TTC-1073

TTC-1074 

TTC-1075 

Principal

Application

Vegetation

Analysis

Vegetation

Analysis

 

Vegetation

Analysis

 

 

Vegetation

Analysis

 

Vegetation

Analysis

 

Vegetation

Analysis

 

Principal

Venue

Handheld

(LCD-Equipped)

Manned

Aircraft

Unmanned

Aircraft

 

Small

Unmanned

Aircraft

Low-Flying Unmanned

Aircraft

 

Manned or Unmanned

Aircraft

 

Optics

 8.0 mm

User-

Changeable

Lens

 8.0 mm

User- Changeable

Lens

 8.0 mm

User-

Changeable

Lens

8.43 mm

Fixed

Lens

 

8.43 mm

Fixed

Lens

 

 

9.6 mm

Fixed

Lens

 

Filters

3-Fixed

Green, Red, NIR

(Equiv. to Landsat

TM2, TM3, TM4)

3-Fixed

Green, Red, NIR

(Equiv. to Landsat

TM2, TM3, TM4)

3-Fixed

Green, Red, NIR

(Equiv. to Landsat

TM2, TM3, TM4)

3-Fixed 

Green, Red, NIR

(Equiv. to Landsat

TM2, TM3, TM4)

3-Fixed 

Green, Red, NIR

(Equiv. to Landsat

TM2, TM3, TM4)

4, 6, or 12

User-Selectable

User-Changeable

Narrow-Band

Filters

(~450 nm

to ~1000 nm)

Pixels

Per Exposure

3.2 MPel

3.2 MPel

3.2 MPel

3.2 MPel

 1.3 MPel

 

5.2, 7.8 or

15.6 MPel

 

Image

Size

2048 x 1536

Pixels

8 or 10 Bits/Pixel

2048 x 1536

Pixels

8 or 10 Bits/Pixel

2048 x 1536

Pixels

8 or 10

Bits/Pixel

2048 x 1536

Pixels

8 or 10

Bits/Pixel

1280 x 1024 Pixels

8 or 10

 Bits/Pixel

4, 6, or 12 Images of

1280 x 1024 Pixels

8 or 10

 Bits/Pixel

Standard

Storage

Medium

4 GB

Compact

Flash

Memory

4 GB

Compact

Flash

Memory

4 GB

Compact

Flash

Memory

16 GB

Micro SD

Card

16 GB

Micro SD

Card

4, 6 or 12

16 GB

Micro SD

Cards

Maximum Interval Between Exposures

1.0 to 7.5 Seconds depending upon format

1.0 to 7.5 Seconds depending upon format

1.0 to 7.5 Seconds depending upon format

0.5 to 6.0 Seconds depending upon format

0.5 to 6.0 Seconds depending upon format

0.5 to 5.0 Seconds depending upon format

Methods of Triggering Camera

Shutter

Release Auto-timer

Ext.Trigger

USB

RS232

Shutter Release

Auto-timer

Ext.Trigger

USB

RS232

Shutter Release Auto-timer

Ext.Trigger

USB

RS232

Shutter Release Auto-timer

Ext.Trigger

USB

RS232

Shutter

Release

Auto-timer

Ext.Trigger

USB

RS232

Shutter

Release

Auto-timer

Ext.Trigger

USB

RS232

 Video Out

NTSC or

PAL

NTSC or

PAL

NTSC or

PAL

NTSC or

PAL

NTSC

NTSC 

 Metadata

Yes,

e.g, GPS

Yes,

e.g, GPS

Yes,

e.g, GPS

Yes,

e.g, GPS

Yes,

e.g, GPS

Yes,

e.g, GPS

Power (Nominal)

(8) Internal

AA size Batteries or External

9 to 12 VDC

 

2 Watts 

External

9 to 12 VDC

2 Watts 

External

9 to 12 VDC

2 Watts 

External

9 to 12 VDC

2 Watts 

External

9 to 12 VDC

2 Watts 

External

9 to 12 VDC

 

m-MCA4: 

6.24 Watts 


m-MCA6:  

9.84 Watts 


m-MCA12:            19.8 Watts 

Weight

340 grams without  Batteries
520 grams with

Batteries

630 g

200 g

90 g

90 g

m-MCA4:  497  g


m-MCA6:   580  g


m-MCA12: 1160 g

 Software

All systems include PixelWrench2 software for managing or manipulating images and extracting GPS coordinates or vegetation indices such as NDVI

System

ADC

   ADC Air

 ADC Lite

ADC Micro

ADC Snap

    m-MCA