Smart Dovetail is Astro’s payload quick release, Freefly’s implementation of the Pixhawk Payload Bus. We’re making a dev kit so it’ll be quick and easy to get your payload flying on Astro. Here’s a sneak peek.
Payload manufacturers: Smart Dovetail is a way to control your destiny. Prototype with the dev kit, then use the open spec to build Smart Dovetail into your payload. It’ll install quick and easy, and fly like a dream, on Astro and any other vehicle that implements the standard.
Want a Dev Kit? Let us know: firstname.lastname@example.org
Preliminary Smart Dovetail specs on the Astro Wiki (Don’t cut any parts yet): https://freefly.gitbook.io/freefly-public/products/astro/specs-and-interfaces/payload-mounting-interfaces
Make a reservation to save your place in line. There’s no cost. Cancel any time.
Just before your Astros are manufactured, you’ll receive an email requesting payment.
Shipping will be approximately 2 weeks after payment due date. When payment is received, you’ll receive an email confirming ship date.
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