What is the center wavelength and bandwidth of each filter for MicaSense sensors?

The bandwidth (also known as FWHM) for your camera model may vary slightly depending on the serial number.

Note that the band order is not exactly in wavelength order (bands 4 and 5 are swapped). Once data is processed (such as in Pix4D or Agisoft), the layered geotiff output should have the correct band order.

For RedEdge-MX with serial numbers RX02 or higher, or Altum with serial numbers AL05 or higher, refer to the following table:

 

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 Band
Name 
 Center
Wavelength
(nm) 
 Bandwidth (nm) 
1 Blue 475 32
2 Green 560 27
3 Red 668 14
5 Red Edge 717 12
4 Near IR 842 57
6 (Altum Only) LWIR (Altum Only) 11 μm  6 μm

 

For RedEdge-MX Blue (in the Dual Camera System):

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Band Name Center
Wavelength (nm)
Bandwidth
(nm)
6 Coastal Blue 444 28
7 Green 531 14
8 Red 650 16
9 Red Edge 705 10
10 Red Edge 740 18

 

For RedEdge-MX with serial RX01 or lower, Altum with serial AL04 or lower, all RedEdge 3, and all RedEdge-M, refer to the table below. Altum thermal (LWIR) band is unchanged.

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Band
Name
Center
Wavelength
(nm)
Bandwidth
(nm)
1 Blue 475 20
2 Green 560 20
3 Red 668 10
5 Red Edge 717 10
4 NIR 840 40

Note: Bandwidth is defined as the width of the filter that lets light of a certain wavelength pass. In other words, our Blue sensor has a width of 20nm that lets light of a center wavelength of 475nm pass through.
 

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