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Jump into the LiDAR revolution.

Easy mapping redefined
Start your LiDAR journey with our easy-to-use Mapper system. Its low weight, mid-range capability, top-end point density and advanced accuracy and precision, makes this LiDAR system the best value for money.

Compatible with

RGB camera module

Technology inside

Applanix / Livox

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Key figures

AGL Altitude
70m AGL
System precision
System accuracy
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  • View detailed characteristics
  • Precision4 cm
  • Accuracy4 cm
  • Typ. flight speed10 m/s
  • Max. AGL altitude70 m
  • Laser rangeUp to 130 m
  • Laser scannerLivox Horizon
  • GNSS-Inertial solutionApplanix APX-15 UAV
  • Scanner field-of-view81.7 ° x 25.1°
  • Echoes per shotUp to 2
  • Shots per secondUp to 240 000
  • Scanning frequencyUp to 10 Hz
  • Weight1.3 kg (2.9 lbs) batt. excl.
  • SizeL 143 x W 98 x H 149 mm
  • Autonomy1 hour typ.
  • Power consumption19 W
  • Operating temperature-10 to +40°C

A variety of mission profiles

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View the Mapper’s datasets

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Designed to fit
any UAVs

Easy mounting on a variety of UAVs: multirotor, fixed-wing or helicopter drones. The Gremsy and DJI skyport integrations, or our custom-made mounting bracket allows for a swift set-up to get mapping quickly.
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So, what’s included ?

You’ve got the power

Choose your power source :

  • Skyport/Gremsy connectors for set-up and power through the UAV
  • Integrated batteries with 1.5 hours of autonomy

Optional add-ons

Knowledge base

Discover our solutions by reading about our users’ experience in the field.

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Knowledge 20240702
LiDAR vs Photogrammetry: Key Differences and Applications

This article compares two popular technologies for creating 3D models and maps: photogrammetry and LiDAR. The focus lies on key differences between both: how they work, the different outputs created for each, and popular use cases. The article finishes with a discussion of why investing in LiDAR can be a better choice, despite higher costs.

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LiDAR Point Cloud Basics

This article explains what LiDAR point clouds are and how they are used for 3D mapping applications. Learn the basics of LiDAR point clouds!

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Understanding LiDAR Scanners

LiDAR scanners are used for capturing 3D point clouds. But how do they work? This and more are explained in the article below, which covers the operating principle of different LiDAR scanners and explains how distance measurements are transformed and combined into 3D point clouds. These provide the basis for many 3D mapping products used for different industry applications.

Environmental Monitoring and Analysis using LiDAR Technology

In the realm of environmental monitoring and analysis, the accurate assessment of vegetation plays a crucial role in understanding ecosystems. Drones equipped with advanced imaging technologies have revolutionized this process by providing efficient and precise data collection methods.

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Tracing the steps of pirates: unveiling their presence in the Indian Ocean

As part of a project directed by the archeologist Jean Soulat and the association “Archéologie de la Piraterie du XVII et XVIIIème siècle”, two excavation campaigns were organized to find traces of pirates...

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Mapping Penguin Colonies in Antarctica

Learn how the YellowScan Mapper LiDAR system was used in Antarctica to study the spatial distribution of penguins in their environment.

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Roadway Inspection: Old Mill Road, Cheshire for Eurovia Infrastructure

FlyThru was mandated by their client, the digital construction team at Eurovia Infrastructure, to survey an area for a roadway project.

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High-Resolution Topographic Data for Theme Park Expansion

Discover how Drone Expertise Centre produced highly accurate topographic data of the Parc Astérix theme park in France.

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Powerline Management & Smart Grid Security – Portuguese DSO, E-REDES

The stated objective was to produce LiDAR data that would ensure safety in the power line corridor by detecting dangerous vegetation.

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Using LiDAR to quantify effects of Climate Change in Vermont Forests – Documenting Caterpillar Damage

Developing an understanding of changes to the forest structure caused by the gypsy moth outbreak with YellowScan’s Mapper LiDAR sensor.

The new YellowScan Mapper UAV LiDAR in action
Nov 17, 2020 66 min

Make your life easier

Invest in productivity-enhancing features that will simplify your workflow and give you confidence in the deliverables produced for your projects.

Data generation in a few clicks

Handle your pointclouds with our own, all-in-one software solution. Extract, process, and display data immediately after flight acquisition.

Everything you need in one backpack

Carry your LiDAR along with everything else you might need. This backpack is the size of carry-on luggage and fits in any airline overhead compartment.


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Be more productive in the field

For optimized productivity, we recommend a balanced 10 m/s flight speed for optimal point density.

10ha in 3min *
*flying at 70m AGL, 10 m/s, with 40% sidelap.


Increase your productivity with our software suite

Discover our CloudStation software

Withstand adverse events

Rain during a mission? Not an issue. Land safely thanks to the Mapper’s IPW55 protection.

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A helping hand every step of the way

Find out more about our customer support

Advanced calibration

All our systems are calibrated before shipment and come with a calibration certificate. Be ready to fly your system as soon as you receive it!


On-site training

YellowScan delivers complete training to new customers. The training is provided over 2 days and can take place at your premises or online.

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Technical support

Our 1-year unlimited technical support from our experts enables you to confidently undertake your projects, whether you are new or experienced in the field.

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