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Matrix Buying Guide

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Matrix Models

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Matrix-E

Notes

Material

Main Frame Glass Fiber Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber Carbon Fiber For superior performance, Carbon Fiber Matrix Frame is not only more rigid but it's also about a full pound lighter than Glass Fiber Frame.
Brackets & Mechanics CNC Alum CNC Alum CNC Alum CNC Alum
TA Brushless Motors Included Included Included
High Efficiency Motors Included Optional
TA Carbon Fiber Props Included Included
TM Carbon Fiber Props Optional Optional Included Included
                                

Structual Elements

Carbon Structural Beams NA NA NA Included Structural Beams are only required on longer armed Matrix-E carrying heavier payload.
Standard Length Alum Arms Included Included Included NA Standard Length Arms provide optimal propeller clearance to avoid obstructing operations of wide angle lens. 
Extended  Length Alum Arms NA NA Optional Included Extended Length Arms provide extra propeller clearance to accommodate larger wider gimbals. 
Standard CG for Smaller Cameras Included Included Included NA Standard CG enables the Matrix to strike the perfect balance with a smaller camera/gimbal in the front and a large battery in the back.
Forward CG for Larger Cameras NA NA NA Included Forward CG enables the Matrix to strike the perfect balance with a mid-size camera/gimbal in the front and a large battery in the back.
Main Deck Setup          
Triple Deck Included Type#1 Type#1 Included Compatible with Gyrox-3D (3-Axis Gimbal) using H7 Vibration Isolation System which is not included with the Triple Deck Setup.
Quadruple Deck NA Type#2 Type#2 NA Compatible with Gyrox-3 (2-Axis Gimbal) where the C4 Vibration Isolation Deck is included in the Quadruple Deck Setup.

Gimbal Options

Gyrox3 (2-Axis Gimbal)  Optional Optional Optional NA Utilizes C4 Vibration Isolation Deck which is included in the Quadruple Deck Matrix Setup
Gyrox3D (3-Axis Gimbal) NA Optional Optional  NA Utilizes H7 Vibration Isolation System is included with Gyrox3D installation in front of a Triple Deck Matrix Setup
Gyrox5 (2-Axis Gimbal) Optional  Optional Utilizes C4 & C7 Vibration Isolation Deck which is included in the Quadruple Deck Matrix Setup

Live Video Feed Options For

Hero 3/3+/4 Optional Optional Optional
NEX 5/6/7 Optional
A5000/A6000 Optional
BMPC Optional

Battery Size

Maximum Flight Time

Maximum flight time is achieved under optimal conditions with standard camera & gimbal payload. Flight time is affected by velocity, altitude and wind conditions. 
8,000mah (2.5 lbs) 20-22 min 24-26 min 32-34 min 15-17 min
10,000mah (3 lbs) 24-26 min 29-31 min 36-38 min 18-20 min
16,000mah (4.5 lbs) NA 36-38 min 44-46 min 22-24 min
22,000mah (5.5 lbs) NA 40-42 min 48-50 min NA

Battery Size

Maximum Payload

For superior performance and endurance with ultra stabilized videos, always operate with the minimum payload possible.
8,000mah (2.5 lbs) 5 lbs 6 lbs 6 lbs 6 lbs
10,000mah (3 lbs) 4.5 lbs 5.5 lbs 5.5 lbs 5.5 lbs
16,000mah (4.5 lbs) 3 lbs 4 lbs 4 lbs 4 lbs
22,000mah (5.5 lbs) 2 lbs 3 lbs 3 lbs 3 lbs