Calibration target for Parrot Sequoia

Hey all,

I’ve got my hands on a Disco Pro Ag drone with a Parrot Sequoia (not the plus) camera. Does anyone have experience with this drone? I’m looking for a calibration target for it, tried Drone Nerds and they are on back order. Anyone know where I can get one? The Parrot website is not very useful as it seems you can buy things from it but I guess not if you are from the US?

I’ve never flown a fixed wing or used a mutlispectral drone sensor before so any tips on flying would be great. How important is the calibration panel? Is it just for comparison from flight to flight or is it important to always calibrate for every flight?

Looking forward to processing some multispectral imagery with ODM.

Thanks

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Sadly, I never could get my hands on one.

If you wanna go nuts, Dustin Dunhill on YouTube has done some AMAZING mods to his Disco Pro (4G LTE link, Li-Ion, solar panels, etc).

Mmm, the Parrot Sequoia+ Sunlight Sensor should be backwards compatible with the Sequoia, and will negate the need for ground reflectance calibration targets.
Have you looked into this path yet?

The Parrot flight stack is pretty decent. Fixed wings still freak me out, though. I never felt like I had enough room for safe take-off and landing in corn fields.

Calibration is most important for comparing data between flights, but it also is important to ensure bands don’t get over-exposed and that the data within the flight is self-consistent, especially with variable lighting. Nothing like having a cloud going by and making it appear like that part of the field is unhealthy :grimacing:

Let us know how you get on!

Take photos!
(I’m jealous :rofl:)