In the competition in the UAV drone industry, the revolution and update of advanced UAV technology will always be the means for UAVs to quickly attract users. Among the new drone offerings designed for enterprise and commercial use, two enterprise drones stand out, let's take a look at the Autel EVO MAX 4T vs the DJI DJI Matrice 30 Series.
Autel EVO MAX 4T will be exhibited at CES 2023. This is the flagship enterprise drone built by Autel Robotics in 2023. It is equipped with 3 high-quality cameras and a laser rangefinder. It has a long battery life and is designed for Prepare for patrol inspection, firefighting, search and rescue, public safety, geographic surveying and mapping!
DJI Matrice 30 Series is divided into DJI M30/M30T, M30T has a thermal imager. The DJI Matrice 30 Series combines the features of the powerful Matrice 300 RTK and the portable Mavic series. It also has multiple high-performance camera sensors and long battery life, and can perform a variety of industrial applications.
Alright, let's start with the 3 most important aspects of a commercial drone, design, camera, and performance.
1. Design | Autel EVO MAX 4T VS DJI M30/M30T
Autel EVO MAX 4T
Autel EVO MAX 4T is foldable and portable, with a weight of 1600g and a gray-white body. EVO MAX 4T has a stylish appearance and multiple functions. Multiple sensors are integrated into one body, and the battery supports hot-swappable design.
Autel EVO MAX 4T is matched with Autel Smart Controller V3, 7.9-inch display screen, uses the new Autel enterprise software, and can be used with Live Deck2 for multi-person live broadcast transmission. The head of the MAX 4T fuselage has a replaceable payload interface, which can support megaphones, speakers, flashlights, searchlights, etc. When multiple drones are working together, EVO MAX 4T can also get the support and command of the EVO NEST nest.
The DJI M30/M30T is also a foldable drone, but the overall shape of the drone is too wide after unfolding, and the overall body is black and gray, which is conspicuously visible in the sky.
DJI M30/M30T with RC Plus controller, 7-inch display. Flight management using FlightHub 2 software can be adapted for DJI Dock, a pre-programmed platform for drone containment, charging and release, and remote missions.
2. Camera | Autel EVO MAX 4T VS DJI M30/M30T
Autel MAX 4T
The EVO Max 4T has an impressive camera. The Max 4T has a three-axis gimbal to achieve a smooth and shake-free picture when the drone is in motion. The gimbal camera of EVO MAX 4T inherits three high-quality cameras and a laser rangefinder.
Zoom Camera: Supports 8K 10x optical zoom and 160x max. Hybrid zoom that clearly shows details on targets as far as 1.24 miles away.
Wide Angle Lens: Moonlight Agorithm 2.0 enhances post-processing to enable pilots to capture clear, detailed images in low-light environments. Video: Support 4K 30fps, maximum ISO 64000. Photo: Moonlight mode reduces noise and enhances HDR.
Thermal imager: Equipped with 640*512 high-resolution thermal imager, 30fps, 10 thermal color palettes, 16x digital zoom.
Laser Range Finder: Tap a target to quickly get coordinates and altitude up to 0.75 miles away.
The DJI Matrice 30 series also integrates multiple advanced sensors on the camera gimbal, and the M30T is a drone that includes a thermal imager.
Wide Camera: 1/2” CMOS Sensor, shooting 12 MP still photos and 4K/30fps high-definition video, camera viewing angle up to 84°, aperture f/2.8.
Zoom Camera: 1/2” CMOS Sensor, capture up to 48 MP still photos and 4K/30fps HD video, hybrid zoom up to 200x, support 5x-16x Optical Zoom.
Thermal Imaging Camera: The thermal imaging lens can shoot 640×512@30fps thermal imaging video, the equivalent focal length can reach 40mm, and 10 thermal color palettes.
Laser Rangefinder: The range of the rangefinder can reach 3 m – 1200 m, and the measurement accuracy is between ±(0.2m+D×0.15%.
3. Performance | Autel EVO MAX 4T VS DJI M30/M30T
Autel EVO MAX 4T
Autel EVO MAX 4T supports hot-swappable batteries, can fly for up to 42 minutes, can reach up to 27 miles per hour under the maximum wind resistance, and has an image transmission distance of up to 20 kilometers.
EVO MAX 4T adopts the combination of leading traditional binocular vision system and millimeter-wave radar technology to achieve 720° obstacle avoidance, minimum detection of 0.5-inch objects, and leading obstacle avoidance sensing.
EVO MAX 4T uses Autonomy Engine, which can realize autonomous pathfinding, navigation in GPS-denied environments, accurate target recognition and tracking, and the ability to self-assess complex environments to create real-time 3D flight paths.
Autel MAX 4T also features A-Mesh 1.0 technology to achieve autonomy between drones
Communicate, connect and collaborate. A-Mesh technology has the characteristics of strong anti-interference, beyond line-of-sight applications, complete fleet control, and enhanced range of remote operations.
EVO Max 4T also adopts Autel SkyLink 3.0 technology, the image transmission distance can reach 12.4 miles, the real-time picture quality can reach 1080p/60fps, the transmission delay is less than 150 milliseconds, and the transmission frequency band can reach 900MHz, 2.4GHz, 5.2GHz, 5.8GHz. Switch automatically.
Autel MAX 4T uses Autel Enterprise App for flight control and shooting. At the same time, the app will also implement intelligent function planning, multiple mission types, reliable data security, enhanced live view, and the automatic SDK is open to the world.
DJI Matrice 30 Series
The DJI Matrice 30 series supports hot-swappable batteries, can self-heat in cold weather, and can fly for up to 41 minutes. The maximum wind resistance performance can reach 33 miles per hour, and the image transmission distance can reach 15 kilometers.
The DJI Matrice 30 series features dual vision and ToF sensors to detect the external environment, while a built-in ADS-B receiver keeps the aircraft and your mission safe.
EVO Max 4T features OcuSync 3 Enterprise technology, supported by four built-in antennas, for three-channel 1080p video transmission and seamless switching between input sources.
Autel MAX 4T uses DJI Pilot 2 for flight control and shooting, and has an improved enterprise flight interface, which can greatly improve driving efficiency and flight safety.
The DJI M30 series has an open developer ecosystem, which can fully guarantee the security of user data and implement intelligent route planning. With DJI Dock, it can be used for uninterrupted action, fast charging, private deployment, cloud platform management, etc.