Falcon HD Grapple Camera System
The Falcon HD Grapple Camera System gives you a real-time live feed of video in HD definition back to your yarder cab, giving you a seamless connection with what’s happening down the hill.
See More – Harvest More
How do you make the best logging camera system better? We upgraded the quality so you can see further, see more and harvest more.
Live Feed. Durable Components. HD Quality.
The Falcon HD Grapple Camera System has been developed to provide full visibility and grappling accuracy to improve cycle times and increase overall productivity. Our camera system can be fitted to any swing yarder grapple system, providing crystal clear vision of your remote logging site. Get your crew off the hill, reduce risk, increase your accuracy and boost efficiency.
Watch the HD Camera System
It’s easy to see the range of features built into the Falcon HD Grapple Camera System. It’s also easy to see why this is the Loggers choice for forestry cameras. Easy to see – all in HD.
1080 Full High Definition (HD) resolution
Multiple aerials for increased signal integrity
Two Lithium Batteries
100% Triple O-Ring Sealed Housing
High Tensile Steel Housing
Constructed To Handle The Toughest Environments
Yarder Grapples are built to withstand extreme punishment and the Falcon HD Grapple Camera System is built to do the same.
Video Transmitter Unit is made from BISPLATE 80 with yield strength three times that of standard steel.
- The Transmitter is mounted on four rubber isolation mounts.
- The Transmitter aerial and GPS aerial are covered in Marguard high strength polycarbonate.
- The camera is mounted in a silicon encapsulated jacket to minimise vibration.
Complete Purpose Built Unit
The Falcon HD Grapple Camera System comes as a complete assembled unit and is simple to install and maintain.
- Heavy Duty HD Camera & Transmitter Unit.
- Tower Receiver & Aerial Assembly.
- Battery Charging System.
- Two Lithium Batteries.
- 19” LCD Monitor.
- Additional Extras: Spare Transmitter, Receiver & Camera.
LCD Display Features
The 19 inch LCD display gives the operator clear visibility and real time information.
- Distance From Grapple To Hauler.
- Video Signal Strength.
- Battery Voltage.
- Real-time video.
Increase Productivity With All Weather Operation
The Falcon HD Grapple Camera System is designed to be operated in a wide range of weather conditions and temperatures. The high-quality waterproof camera has infrared for low light and poor visibility operation allowing the operator to work at any time day or night.
Extend The Hours You Operate
The system is designed to run up to 24 hours per day and comes with two Lithium rechargeable batteries each having a 10-hour running time. It also comes with a wall charger.
|11.8” x 14.9” x 8.2”
|1080 full HD, excellent low light visibility
|Field of view
|Over 3280ft (Line of Sight)
|10Ah 14.4V battery
|Up to 20hrs continuous battery life
|Multi aerial design for signal robustness
|High tensile bis 80 steel
|IP67 rated components
|Fully vibration isolated internals
|Removable internal assembly for easy servicing
|LH and RH mounting capability
|Fully adjustable camera position (tool included)
|Distance, signal strength
|Replaceable 0.11” camera lens
Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
Subjective to the yarder, but typically 4-6 hours.
The battery will last up to 2 working days.
Yes, additional batteries can be purchased.
The HD Camera System range is over 1km in line of sight.
This system is design to work on swing yarders with a rope grapple.
It weights approx. 39kg.
The Falcon HD camera System will provide distance from the yarder including longitude and latitude readings.
Yes, the Falcon HD camera system includes a 21.5 inch monitor.
Camera box installation is done via threaded blocks which are welded onto the grapple body.
This can be included or self-organised.
Yes, please contact us for more information.
No, The Falcon Camera System uses frequencies which are not commonly used.
Yes, spare parts are held in stock.
Find a distributor
You can find our range of forestry equipment from selected suppliers in New Zealand, Canada, the United States and Chile.
Wayne McEwan of BlackStump Logging gives his take on the Falcon HD Grapple Camera System: "it's just clearer, and if the operators [sic] happy, I'm happy".
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