eBee Classic

Why choose the eBee Classic?

The senseFly eBee Classic is a fully autonomous and easy-to-use mapping drone. Use it to capture high-resolution aerial photos you can transform into accurate orthomosaics (maps) & 3D models.

Efficient

The eBee Classic can cover up to 12 km2 (4.6 mi2) in a single automated mapping flight, while flights over smaller areas, at lower altitudes, can acquire images with a ground sampling distance of down to 1.5 cm (0.6 in) per pixel.

Easy

The eBee Classic is the easiest to use mapping drone on the market—just throw it into the air. It then flies, captures images and lands itself. No piloting skills required!

Safe

The eBee Classic weighs just 700 g (1.5 lb), vastly minimising its kinetic energy. Plus, senseFly’s cutting-edge autopilot manages a wide range of intelligent failsafe behaviours.

Complete

The eBee Classic package contains all you need to start mapping: RGB camera, batteries, radio modem and eMotion software. Then, process and analyse the eBee’s images using software such as Pix4Dmapper (optional).

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Cameras & Accessories

Multiple cameras and accessories are available for the eBee Classic, so you need only invest in the configuration that suits your business’ needs.

Includes eMotion 3

Simplicity meets power

Beginner-friendly, yet packed with advanced features to optimise results.

Flexible
Full 3D environment
Connected

What our customers say

"The target, of course, for any investment, is to break-even. With the drone technology, we paid back both eBees in almost four months."

Hossam Elzohery

Plant Manager, LafargeHolcim, Tanzania

"Our company has tried many different professional UAV systems and the senseFly eBee is the only one to consistently meet or exceed our expectations in the field - it just works."

Scott Hiebert

CEO, Green Aero Tech, Canada

Specifications

eBee Classic

Hardware

Dimensions
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Wingspan
96 cm (37.8 in)
Weight (incl. supplied camera & battery)
Approx. 0.69 kg (1.52 lb)
Radio link range
3 km nominal (up to 8 km) / 1.86 mi (up to 4.97 mi)
Cameras (supplied)
senseFly S.O.D.A.
Cameras (optional)
Parrot Sequoia, thermoMAP

Software

Flight planning & control software (supplied)
eMotion 3
Image processing software (optional)
Pix4Dmapper, Pix4Dbim

Operation

Automatic 3D flight planning
Incl. in eMotion 3
Cruise speed
40-90 km/h (11-25 m/s or 25-56 mph)
Wind resistance
Up to 45 km/h (12 m/s or 28 mph)
Max. flight time
50 minutes
Max. flight range
33 km (20 mi)
Hand launch
Yes
Landing
Automatic, linear with ~5 m (16.4 ft) accuracy
Ground control points
Optional

Results

Absolute horizontal/vertical accuracy (w/GCPs)
Down to 3 cm (1.2 in) / 5 cm (2 in)
Absolute horizontal/vertical accuracy (no GCPs)
1 - 5 m (3 - 16 ft)
Nominal coverage at 120 m (400 ft)
140 ha (~350 ac)
Max. coverage at 1,200 m (3,900 ft)
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- GSD multispectral
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- GSD RGB
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Max. coverage at 2,000 m (6,500 ft)
9.3 km2 (3.6 mi2)
- GSD multispectral
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- GSD RGB
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Ground sampling distance
Down to 1.5 cm (0.6 in) /pixel
Absolute X, Y, Z accuracy (RTK/PPK activated)
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Output compatibility

Orthomosaic raster

geoTIFF (.tiff), KML tiles (.png/.kml)

Compatible with

Index map

geoTIFF (.tiff), .shp

Compatible with

3D point cloud

.las, .laz, .ply, .ascii

Compatible with

Digital surface model (DSM)

geoTIFF (.tiff)

Compatible with

3D mesh with texture

Wavefront (.obj)

Compatible with

Contour lines

.dxf, .shp

Compatible with

Google Maps / Mapbox tiles

KML tiles (.png/.kml)

Compatible with

Undistorted images

.tiff

Compatible with

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Enjoy our full support, wherever you are

senseFly solutions include lifetime hardware, payload and eMotion software support (plus free lifetime eMotion and firmware updates). We also understand that the best support is local support. That’s why we have created and continue to grow our global network of support service centres. Full training on our products, meanwhile, is available at every senseFly point of sale. Training typically lasts one day.

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Enjoy our full support, wherever you are

senseFly solutions include lifetime hardware, payload and eMotion software support (plus free lifetime eMotion and firmware updates). We also understand that the best support is local support. That’s why we have created and continue to grow our global network of support service centres. Full training on our products, meanwhile, is available at every senseFly point of sale. Training typically lasts one day.

Read more
Enjoy our full support, wherever you are

senseFly solutions include lifetime hardware, payload and eMotion software support (plus free lifetime eMotion and firmware updates).

Learn more

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