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Airpeak drone compatibility specifications

    Airpeak ARS-S1 compatible cameras and lenses

    CamerasILCE-7M4, ILCE-1, ILME-FX3, ILCE-7C, ILCE-9M2, ILCE-7SM3, ILCE-7RM4, ILCE-7RM3, ILCE-7M3, ILCE-9
    LensesSEL14F18GM / SEL20F18G / SEL24F14GM / SEL24F28G / SEL28F20 / SEL35F28Z / SEL35F18F / SEL40F25G / SEL50F25G / SEL50F18F / SEL50M28 / SEL55F18Z / SEL85F18

     

    Notes:

    • Use a combination of camera systems (including lens filters, hoods, etc.) with a total weight of approximately 2.4 lbs or less
    • When a wide-angle lens is attached, a part of the aircraft may be reflected. Compatible with lens length up to 100 mm
    • When connecting the camera to the gimbal, use a USB Type-C cable for models equipped with USB Type-C. Depending on the attached lens, it may be necessary to adjust the cable pull-out direction and extra length
    • Some functions may not be available depending on the camera model or firmware version

    Advanced camera control: Camera setting compatibility

    SNote_S Check the version numbers of the Airpeak Flight App and system software of the aircraft and remote controller to confirm that they are up to date.

    Shooting Mode / Image Quality

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Shooting ModeYesYesYes   
    Exposure Mode (still)YesYesYes   
    Exposure Mode (movie)YesYesYesYes4Yes4Yes4
    Exposure Mode (S&Q)YesYesYesYes4Yes4Yes4
    Drive Mode5YesYesYesYesYesYes
    (Still) File FormatYesYesYesYesYesYes
    (Still) JPEG qualityYesYesYesYesYesYes

    Exposure / Metering

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    AE LockYesYesYesYesYesYes
    ApertureYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Shutter SpeedYesYesYesYesYesYes
    ISOYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Exposure Comp.2YesYesYesYesYesYes
    Metering Mode YesYesYes   

    Color Tone / Effects

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    White BalanceYesYesYesYesYesYes
    DRO / Auto HDRYesYesYesYesYesYes

    Focus

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Focus Mode5YesYesYes   
    Manual FocusYesYesYesYesYes 
    Focus AreaYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Focus point setting by tapping screen3YesYesYesYesYesYes

    Zoom

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Power zoom lens control5YesYesYes   

    Display/Notifications

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Remaining images/recording timeYesYes    
    Shutter sound6Yes     
    • 1 System software version 1.1.0 or higher and Airpeak Flight version 1.2.0 or higher are required.
    • 2 Only when the exposure compensation dial of the camera is set to 0.
    • 3 Available only when the focus setting is set to [Flexible Spot : S], [Flexible Spot : M], [Flexible Spot : L], or [Expand Flexible Spot]. The monitor must be in Live View mode.
    • 4 Only [Movie] mode and PASM in [S&Q] mode are available. The mode selected with the mode dial of the camera takes precedence.
    • 5 Mode dials of the camera are disabled. (Except for ILCE-7RM3, ILCE-7M3, ILCE-9)
    • 6 The camera shutter sound may be delayed due to longer image data processing depending on the file format (RAW/RAW+JPEG) and drive mode setting.

    Airpeak Flight mobile app compatible devices and operating systems

    Compatible OS:iOS 14 / iPad OS 14 or later
    Compatible iPhone models:iPhone 13 Pro Max, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 12 Pro Max, iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 mini, iPhone SE (2nd generation), iPhone 11 Pro Max, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 7
    Compatible iPad models: iPad Pro 11-inch (3rd generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation), iPad Pro 11-inch (1st generation), iPad Air (4th generation), iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad mini (6th generation)*2, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad (9th generation), iPad (8th generation), iPad (7th generation), iPad (6th generation)

     

    Notes:

    • Operation is not guaranteed based on the MFi Program
    • The functions that can be used with this app differ depending on the camera you are using
    • *Please use a Mobile phone/tablet with GPS functionality to support remote ID. The Mobile phone/tablet connected to the controller must minimally be one of the following:
      1. FCC Certified wireless device that uses GPS with SBAS (WAAS) for location services; or
      2. FCC Certified personal wireless device with integrated GNSS.
      Also, the mobile phone/tablet must be operated in a way that does not interfere with the location reported and its correlation to the operator's location.