Multispectral cameras of geo-konzept

In remote sensing, multispectral cameras became an indispensable tool for analyzing the vegetation from the air. This additional information e.g. provides the farmers with valuable information about the conditions of crops and plants.
Since many years geo-konzept is successfully cooperating with TETRACAM Inc. in the area of multispectral data acquisition. TETRACAM Inc. has been a pioneer in multispectral data acquisition since decades, guaranteeing the best image quality, robustness, flexibility and innovation. The different systems are in use from the ground and in the air on a multitude of flight systems.


The TETRACAM μMCA (micro multiple camera array) camera models replace the reliable former MiniMCA series. With the new μMCA models, you can create multispectral images of your crop area quickly, flexibly and cost-effectively as customary. With false color information from up to 12 channels, reliable yield forecasts and vegetation controls can be carried out. Multispectral surveys therefore are a valuable tool for cost-benefit analyses and make management decisions easier – at an unreached price-performance ratio!

The TETRACAM μMCA camera can be equipped with 4, 6 or 12 channels thanks to its modular design. The images have a very high resolution and provide a particularly high spectral resolution (380 – 1000 nm). Within this spectral sensitivity, a set of interchangeable standard bandpass filters can be arbitrarily selected. As a result, the μMCA models are characterized by a very high versatility in a wide range of applications.

Here you can find the latest firmware for your TETRACAM μMCA.

Performance features

Robust and resistant
— Fast interface USB 2.0
— Large data memory: 6 x 16 GB MicroSD
— Connection to TETRACAM u-ILS, UAV Autopilot, external GPS
— High spectral resolution: each channel between 380 – 1000 nm (variety of bandpass filters available)
— High spatial resolution: 1.3 megapixel CMOS sensor (1280 x 1024 pixels) – Rolling shutter / Global shutter
— Different raw data formats: 8 bit and 10 bit formats
— Small dimensions: μMCA4 / μMCA6: 115.6 x 80.3 x 68.1 mm – μMCA12: 115.6 x 155 x 68.1 mm
— Low weight: μMCA4: 497 g – μMCA6: 530 g – μMCA12: 1160 g

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Modular design and high flexibility of application areas

On the one hand, the number of channels that is recorded can be selected and changed by the customer. On the other hand, the systems have a high flexibility in spectral sensitivity due to their architecture. In addition to the monochrome sensors (380 – 1000 nm) installed in the μMCA, there is also the possibility to use sensors outside this sensitivity.

Tetracam µMCA + FLIR Tau 2
With the TETRACAM μMCA + FLIR, it is possible to expand the μMCA 6 Snap by a FLIR Tau 2 sensor. Thus an image of the FLIR Tau 2 is recorded and stored synchronously with the six images of the μMCA. The result is a co-registered bundle of images by the μMCA 6 Snap and the FLIR Tau 2 sensor. The FLIR Tau 2 IR sensor also is available in two different models with varying resolution.
Here you can find the latest firmware for your TETRACAM μMCA + FLIR Tau 2.

Performance features
TETRACAM μMCA 6 Snap, 6 x 1.3 Megapixel CMOS Sensor (1280 x 1024 pixels) – Global Shutter + FLIR Tau2 (640 x 512 or 336 x 256 pixels)
— Large data storage: 7 x 16 GB MicroSD
— MultilayerTiff μMCA 6 Snap + FLIR Tau 2
— Small dimensions: μMCA6 + FLIR: 115.6 x 155 x 68.1 mm
— Low weight: μMCA6 + FLIR: 850g

Tetracam µMCA RGB / UV
The standard configuration of a μMCA 6 Snap consists of six monochrome sensors with the sensitivity between 450 – 950 nm. In this spectral range, the user can arbitrarily select and change the filter assignment. Beside these standard sensors, it is also possible to replace one of the sensors with an RGB or UV sensor.

Performance features
TETRACAM μMCA 6 Snap (UV / RGB), 6 x 1.3 Megapixel CMOS Sensor (1280 x 1024 pixels) – Global Shutter
— RGB Sensor: 1.3 MPix, Global Shutter
— UV Sensor: 1.3 MPix, Global Shutter (380-10 nm or 400-40 nm)
— Large data storage: 6 x 16 GB MicroSD (expandable)
— Connection to TETRACAM u-ILS, UAV Autopilot, external GPS
— Small dimensions: μMCA6 (UV / RGB): 115.6 x 80 x 68.1 mm
— Low weight: µMCA RGB / UV: 530 g

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Near-infrared combined with RGB sensor

The camera system RGB + 3 of TETRACAM is the perfect combination for multispectral data acquisition in different near infrared bands combined with a separate RGB sensor in the visible range.
The RGB + 3 is part of the TETRACAM MCA (Multiple Camera Array) camera series. The RGB +3 has the same features and advantages of a μMCA and is comparable in its architecture and specifications to a TETRACAM μMCA 4 Snap.

The big difference to the μMCA 4 Snap however is the combination of one RGB sensor and three sensors in the near-infrared range: the bandpass filter configuration of the three monochrome channels nevertheless is not fixed and can be chosen in the range of the spectral sensitivity (450-950 nm). Therefore on the one hand the RGB + 3 is characterized by the same flexibility as the μMCA camera systems and the user gets a wide range of different applications areas. On the other hand, the RGB image allows you to create your own layer with information from the visible range and a digital RGB orthophoto can be created quite easily and fast.

Here you can find the latest firmware for your TETRACAM RGB + 3.

Performance features

1 x 1.3 MPix RGB Sensor (1280 x 1024) Global Shutter: Red (570-700 nm), Green (480-550 nm), Blue (400-470 nm)
— 3 x 1.3 MPix Monochrome Sensors (1280 x 1024), Global Shutter: NDVI Red (680 nm), Red Edge (700 nm), NDVI NIR (800 nm)
— Easily accessible control panel
— Combination of RGB and different spectral bands
— Small dimensions: RGB + 3: 115.6 x 80.3 x 50 mm
— Low weight: RGB + 3: 400 g

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Applicable in aircraft and UAV!

The TETRACAM ADC (Agricultural Digital Camera) is a digital camera with a sensor designed for wavelengths over 520 nm and near infrared (NIR) up to 920 nm. The bandwidths in the red, green and NIR range correspond to the TM2, TM3 and TM4 bands of the Landsat Earth observation satellites.
Multispectral and NIR cameras are used to analyse the biological activity and health of plants. Hence quickly and easily reliable yield forecasts and vegetation controls can be performed through multispectral images. Decisions on successful management becomes easier and better! With the ADC camera, you can also monitor and document the success of your treatments over years. For the best results, several camera systems have been developed for different applications, areas of operation and flight systems. All TETRACAM ADC cameras are perfect for the use in UAVs. Basically, the ADC cameras can be divided into Rolling Shutter and Global “Snap” Shutter systems.

Cameras with Rolling Shutter Sensor:

  • ADC Lite
    Designed for UAV applications (< 200 g)
    Exchangeable C-mount optics
  • ADC Micro
    Ultra-lightweight version of the ADC camera (90 g) for the use in small UAVs with low payload

Camera with Global Shutter Sensor

  • ADC Snap
    Ultra-lightweight version of the ADC camera (90 g) for use in fast or low-flying UAVs with corresponding high image and geometry quality


Here you can find the latest firmware for your TETRACAM ADC.

Performance features

Wavelength ranges: NIR: 700-920 nm / red: 500-600 mm / green: 600-700 mm
— Multipin I/O connector for video out, GPS, Trigger
— Optional TETRACAM u-ILS
— 1.3 Megapixel CMOS Sensor (1280 x 1024Pixels) – Global “Snap” Shutter
— 3.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor (2048 x 1536 Pixels) – Rolling Shutter
— ADC Lite – Weight: 200 g, Dimensions: 117 x 76 x 61 mm
— ADC Micro – Weight: 90 g, Dimensions: 75 x 59 x 33 mm
— ADC Snap – Weight: 90 g, Dimensions: 75 x 59 x 33 mm

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