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Airpeak drone compatibility specifications

    Airpeak ARS-S1 compatible cameras and lenses

    CamerasILCE-7RM5 / ILCE-7M4 / ILCE-7RM4A / ILCE-1 / ILME-FX3 / ILCE-7C / ILCE-7RM5 / ILCE-9M2 / ILCE-7SM3 / ILCE-7RM4 / ILCE-7RM3 / ILCE-7RM3A / ILCE-7M3 / ILCE-9
    LensesSELP1635G / SEL14F18GM / 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

    Note: 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-7RM5
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7RM3AILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Shoot Mode5YesYesYes    
    Exposure Mode (still)YesYesYes    
    Exposure Mode (movie)YesYesYesYes4 Yes4Yes4
    Exposure Mode (S&Q)YesYesYesYes4 Yes4Yes4
    Drive Mode5YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    (Still) File FormatYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    (Still) JPEG qualityYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

    Exposure / Metering

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C, ILCE-7RM5
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7RM3AILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    AE LockYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    ApertureYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Shutter SpeedYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    ISOYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Exposure Comp.2YesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Metering ModeYesYesYes    

    Color Tone / Effects

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C, ILCE-7RM5
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7RM3AILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    White BalanceYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    DRO / Auto HDRYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

    Focus

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C, ILCE-7RM5
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7RM3AILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Focus Mode5YesYesYes    
    Manual FocusYesYesYesYesYesYes 
    Focus AreaYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
    Focus point setting by tapping screen3YesYesYesYesYesYesYes

    Image Stabilization

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C, ILCE-7RM5
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7RM3AILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Gimbal/Camera image stabilization (video)5 ILME-FX3 only7     

    Zoom

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C, ILCE-7RM5
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7RM3AILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Power zoom lens control5YesYesYes   Yes

    Display/Notifications

    SettingsILCE-7M4/7RM4A,
    ILCE-7C, ILCE-7RM5
    ILCE-9M2/7SM3,
    ILCE-1, ILME-FX3
    ILCE-7RM4ILCE-7RM3ILCE-7RM3AILCE-7M3ILCE-9
    Remaining images/recording timeYes
    Except ILCE-7RM5
    Yes     
    Shutter sound6Yes      
    Synchronizing date & time on a cameraYesYesYes   Yes
    • 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.
    • 7 Requires camera system software version 3.00 or higher

    Airpeak Flight mobile app compatible devices and operating systems

    Compatible OS:iOS 14 / iPad OS 14 or later
    Compatible iPhone models:iPhone SE (3rd generation) / iPhone 14 Pro Max、iPhone 14 Pro、iPhone 14 Plus、iPhone 14 / 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 Air (5th generation) / iPad Pro 11-inch (6th generation) / iPad (10th generation) / 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.