There are various modified cameras with filters to capture specific bands of light such as near-infrared, green, blue, and red. Plant health is assessed by applying algorithms to combine these bands.
Please select the right color band order that is specific to the filter in your camera.
Source: Peau Productions (link: http://www.mapir.camera/products/mapir-camera-ndvi-blue-nir)
You can choose the appropriate filter under Plant Health by clicking the histogram to select the right color band order that is specific to the filter in the camera.
Below are the list of band orders available:
- RGB (Red, Green, Blue)
- NRG (Near Infrared, Red, Green)
- NGB (Near Infrared, Green, Blue)
- RGN (Red, Green, Near Infrared)
- NB (Near Infrared, Blue)
- NG (Near Infrared, Green)
Choose the right color band order
Please verify the band order with the company you purchased the filter from.
If you're using a converted camera from Aerial Media Pros, choose RGN for filter type.
Standard combination for AMP camera.
Below are two examples of manufacturers website providing camera filter type information:
Source: MAPIR (link: https://www.mapir.camera/products/mapir-camera-ndvi-blue-nir)
Link to the MAPIR website here.
Source: SenseFly (link: https://www.sensefly.com/drones/accessories.html)
There are many more cameras so please be sure to ask the manufacturer for further information on the correct filter type.