Autel Alpha (With L35T Gimbal Camera)

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  • 20 km range, 40-minute flight: Exceptional connectivity and power efficiency.
  • 48MP wide & zoom cameras: High-resolution imaging for diverse applications.
  • Thermal imaging: Dual cameras for detailed industrial and rescue operations.
  • 360-degree obstacle avoidance: Safe, high-speed navigation capabilities.
  • All-weather operation: IP55 rated, functional in extreme temperatures.
  • Secure and reliable: Advanced anti-interference and encryption features.
  • Spotlight & loudspeaker combo: Enhanced utility for emergency and control tasks.

Autel Alpha + L35T: a new era of aerial imaging

The Autel Alpha, an enterprise-grade UAV by Autel Robotics, has garnered significant interest at technology exhibitions, including the June 2023 Energy Drone and Robotics Summit, highlighting its capacity to fulfill the sophisticated requirements of professional industries.


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Following its recent FCC approval, the drone is poised to make a substantial impact on the U.S. market, delivering a combination of cutting-edge capabilities and strong performance.

Transmission range and endurance

The Autel Alpha is equipped with a robust 20-km transmission range, ensuring reliable connectivity under tough circumstances. 

It also promises significant endurance, with a maximum flight duration of 40 minutes and a hover time of 38 minutes, highlighting its effective power utilization. 

Its durability is enhanced by an IP55 weather rating, which allows it to operate in diverse weather conditions without affecting its performance. The total weight of the drone, including its battery and gimbal, is 6100g.

Powerful L35T camera payload

The Autel L35T Gimbal Camera is an advanced gimbal camera with multiple sensors, made specifically for new UAVs like the Autel Alpha and Autel Titan. 

It uses Lidar technology, a remarkable 35x optical zoom capability, and has high-tech thermal imaging, features that are represented in its "L35T" name.

Wide-angle camera

  • Sensor and lens

Equipped with a 1/2" CMOS sensor, the wide-angle camera of the L35T Gimbal payload boasts 48MP for capturing expansive landscapes and intricate details. 

It comes with a lens that provides a 24mm equivalent focal length and an f/2.8 aperture, ensuring broad vistas and detailed imagery are captured with clarity.

  • ISO range and media formats

Offering versatility in lighting conditions, the wide camera integrated in L35T supports an ISO range up to 6400 for photographs and 64000 for video, extendable to 256000 in Night Scene mode. 

It records in JPG and DNG for images and MP4/MOV for video, with a maximum video resolution of 3840*2160 P30.

Zoom camera

  • Sensors and zoom 

The zoom camera incorporates a 1/1.8" CMOS sensor and offers extensive zoom capabilities, ranging from 1-35X optical to up to 560X digital zoom, enabling the capture of distant subjects with remarkable clarity.

  • ISO range and aperture flexibility

Matching the wide camera in sensitivity, the zoom camera’s ISO range accommodates various lighting situations, including an expanded range for Night Scene up to ISO 320000. 

The lens features a variable aperture to maintain superior image quality across different lighting conditions.

Thermal cameras

  • Sensors and lenses

The L35T attachment is outfitted with two thermal cameras, Wide and Tele, each powered by Uncooled VOx Microbolometers. 

The cameras offer distinct fields of view (42° for Wide and 12.3° for Tele) and focal lengths (13mm for Wide and 45mm for Tele), designed to meet diverse thermal imaging needs.

  • Imaging resolution and temperature sensitivity

With a resolution of 640*512 P25, these thermal cameras can detect temperatures ranging from -20℃ to +550℃ with precision, proving indispensable for tasks such as industrial inspections and search and rescue missions.

Safety features

Safety and precision are paramount in the design of the Autel Alpha, which utilizes an advanced satellite navigation system encompassing GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, and Galileo, ensuring accurate location tracking. 

It is equipped with anti-interference features, including resistance to RFI/EMI/GPS spoofing, which guarantees dependable performance in the face of potential electronic disturbances. 

The drone also integrates 360-degree obstacle avoidance to ensure safe maneuverability around potential hazards. It operates across versatile frequency bands (2.4/5.2/5.8 GHz), offering enhanced communication flexibility.

Performance and versatility

Alpha’s autonomy facilitates sophisticated operations without the need for constant manual control. The UAV's adaptability is enhanced by its compatibility with multiple payloads, catering to varied mission requirements. 

With the implementation of AES-256 encryption, the Autel Alpha also ensures that data transmission is securely protected against unauthorized access, highlighting its comprehensive approach to operational safety and data security.

The drone is designed to perform robustly, achieving a maximum horizontal speed of 24m/s and demonstrating wind resistance up to 15m/s, making it versatile for a broad spectrum of applications. 

This resilience in speed and altitude, combined with its ability to operate in a wide range of temperatures from -20℃ to +50℃, underscores its suitability for challenging environments.

Enterprise applications

The Autel Alpha is poised to revolutionize the enterprise drone market with its exceptional camera capabilities, flight performance, and durability, making it a versatile tool for a variety of industries. 

  • Agriculture

The Alpha drone addresses the challenge of efficiently managing extensive lands by leveraging high-resolution and thermal imaging to provide detailed insights into crop health, pest infestations, and soil moisture levels. 

This technology facilitates precision farming by enabling data-driven decisions that improve crop yields and water conservation. Its capacity for wide-area coverage and real-time video feeds offers a significant advantage in monitoring livestock health and safety across large expanses.

  • Construction

Autel Alpha’s integration with mapping software to produce precise 2D and 3D models streamlines planning and progress tracking, offering a superior alternative to traditional surveying methods. 

The drone’s specialized cameras enable the safe and effective inspection of structures for potential issues, minimizing risks to personnel while improving safety and maintenance protocols. 

  • Public safety and search and rescue

The UAV’s application extends to security and search and rescue operations, where its long-range imaging and autonomous flight capabilities ensure exhaustive perimeter surveillance and swift location of missing persons under challenging conditions. 

Autel Alpha + L35T kit's innovative features promise to enhance operational efficiency, safety, and decision-making across these sectors.

Autel Alpha Specification
Weight (Battery and gimbal included) 6100g
Max. Payload 3000g
Dimensions 1185*942*262mm (unfolded, incl. propellers)
788*551*255mm (unfolded, excl. propellers)
453*262*245mm (folded, excl. propellers)
Diagonal Wheelbase 810mm
Max Flight Time (windless) 40mins
Max Hovering Time (windless) 38mins
Max Horizontal Speed (windless near sea level) 24m/s
Max Wind Resistance 15m/s
Hovering Accuracy Vertically:
±0.1 m (when vision systems working normally);
±0.3 m (when GNSS working normally);
±0.15 m (when vision systems working normally);
±0.3 m (when GNSS working normally)
IP Rating IP55
Operating Temperature -20℃ to +50℃
Autel Alpha Wide Camera
Sensor 1/2 CMOS, Effective pixels: 48M
Lens DFOV: 84°
Equivalent Focal Length: 24 mm
Aperture: f/2.8
Focusing Distance: 1m ~ ∞
ISO Range Photo: ISO100~ISO6400
Video: ISO100~ISO64000 (Night scene mode: up to ISO256000)
Autel Alpha Zoom Camera
Sensor 1/1.8" CMOS
Lens FOV: 66.7-34.6°
Focal Length: 34.7~838mm
Aperture: f/1.61~f/5.19
Zoom Range Optical Zoom: 1~35 times
Digital Zoom: 35~560 times
ISO Range Photo: ISO100~ISO6400
Video: ISO100~ISO64000 (Night scene mode: up to ISO320000)
Photo Format: 8bit JPG,12bit DNG
Resolution: 3840*2160
Video Format: MP4/MOV
Max Resolution: 3840*2160 P30
Autel Alpha Thermal Camera (Wide)
Sensor Uncooled VOx Microbolometer
Lens FOV:42°
Focal length: 13mm
Aperture: f/1.2
Resolution 640*512 P25
Temperature Measurement Range -20℃ to +150℃,0℃ to +550℃
Temperature Measurement Accuracy 3℃ or ±3% of reading (using the larger value) @ ambient temperature range from -4℉ to 140℉ (-20℃ to 60℃)
Autel Alpha Thermal Camera (Tele)
Sensor Uncooled VOx Microbolometer
Lens FOV:12.3°
Focal length: 45mm
Aperture: f/1.2
Zoom Range Wide Digital Zoom: 1~3.5 times
Tele Digital Zoom: 3.5~56 times
Resolution 640*512 P25
Temperature Measurement Range -20℃ to +150℃,0℃ to +550℃
Temperature Measurement Accuracy 3℃ or ±3% of reading (using the larger value) @ ambient temperature range from -4℉ to 140℉ (-20℃ to 60℃)
Autel Alpha Laser Rangefinder
Measuring Range 10-2000m
Measurement Accuracy ± (1m + D×0.15%)
*D is the distance to a vertical surface

  • L35T Camera Payload
  • Spare Propellers
  • V3 Smart Controller
  • Battery Charger
  • Battery (x 2)
  • Cables & Adapters
  • Lanyard & Screwdriver
  • Cleaning Kit
  • Manuals

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