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Perceptor Dual Sensor Gimbal

Desert Hawk III

The small, lightweight and waterproof dual sensor gimbal provides high precision pointing accuracies using onboard EO and IR imagers with an optional laser illuminator.


  • High performance miniature EO / IR / LI payload
  • 360 degree, continuous rotation
  • Gyro-stabilized
  • HD 720p digital video, 10 MP high-res stills
  • 10MP Electro-Optical (EO) imager
    • HD 720p video
    • 10 MP high-res stills
    • Electronic pan-tilt-zoom (ePTZ)
  • 640x480 long wave infrared (IR) imager
  • 300 mW laser illuminator (LI), available at 400 - 2000 nm
  • Full suite of OnPoint On-Board computer vision features:
    • Image stabilization
    • Target tracking
    • Target geo-location
    • Moving target detection
  • Electronic zoom on EO (provides NIIRS 8 at typical SUAS standoffs)
  • Electronically pan-tilt-stabilized inner stage on EO imager
  • Durable direct drive
    • Extremely smooth, precise actuation
    • No gear train to strip or mechanical linkages to break
  • Belly or nose mount
  • Waterproof

Hi-Res Stills & Videos

Dual Sensor Gimbal's 10 MP Electro-Optical (EO) imager provides hi-res stills and videos.