Elistair Safe-T 2 Tethered Drone Station

A new standard for drone tethers
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elistair Safe-t 2 drone tether

Elistair's most advanced tethered drone solution.

What is the Elistair Safe-T 2?

The Elistair Safe-T 2 sets a new standard for tethered drone solutions, offering real-time persistent observation capability with a range of compatible commercial drones, including the DJI M200 Series.

Thanks to its unmatched power efficiency, safe persistent flight time and unlimited autonomy, this advanced drone tether is ideal for persistent intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions, and high-bandwidth communications. 

The Safe-T 2 offers up to 2.2kW maximum continuous power and 2.8kW peak power, allowing higher flights and heavier payloads, and enabling operators to cover larger areas with a single system. 

The Elistair Safe-T 2 is robust and can be integrated into vehicles and fixed structures.

The key features of the Elistair Safe-T 2 are:

  • 125m swappable micro-tether
  • IP54 Ingress Protection
  • 2.8kW unlimited secured power
  • Dynamic voltage optimisation
  • Mountable and easily integrated
  • Dual-Comms: Fibre optic and BPL option
  • Compatible with more than 50 drones, including DJI drones

A new standard for tethered drone solutions

Since the launch of its first tethering station in 2015, Elistair has quickly become the industry leader in tethered drone systems with more than 600 stations deployed to help security forces monitor events, secure sites, and protect assets. The Safe-T 2 which has been built on the success of the Safe-T product line - deployed in more than 60 countries by governmental organisations, industrial groups, and security forces - will take tethering operations to a new level.

patented safety brake

A safe tethered station.

Prevent Fly Away

A Patented Safety Brake is integrated with the Safe-T 2 to prevent your tethered drone from flying away.  

The Safe-T 2 allows you to adapt the maximal tether length, depending on the safety area you need around your drone. This enables mission flexibility, giving you full control of your tether for each specific flight.

This tethered drone station acts as an anchor, retaining the aircraft in case of an emergency.

The Safe-T 2 also integrates Elistair's live flight management system with the T-Monitor mobile app, offering optimal flight control for safer operation.

mission flexibility

The Elistair Safe-T 2 is rugged and versatile for adaptability.

Easy Integration

Thanks to its modular metallic structure, fastening rails, and compact size, the Safe-T 2 can be integrated into vehicles and fixed structures. 

For added flexibility, the Safe-T 2 is agile enough to be deployed by a singer operator.

A Development Toolkit is available for easy integration to your platform. 

Swappable Micro-tether

The micro-tether spool can be swapped quickly and easily, providing an adaptable solution for your mission requirements.

The Safe-T 2 features an innovative winch system which can be changed by the operator to utilise the best tether weight/power for each drone. No longer do you have to compromise, as you can choose the best configuration for the job at hand.

Weather Resistant

The Elistair Safe-T 2 has an IP54 rating, ensuring it is a rugged and robust solution in difficult conditions.

With its modular metallic structure, the Safe-T 2 is designed to sustain high vibrations and shocks, and has an increased resistance to dust and water, making it a mission-critical and field-proven tethered drone solution.

dual communications

Unmatched speed and security in data transfer.

Best Performances To Date

The Safe-T 2 features a Dual-Comms option, allowing operators to maximise their missions with the best performances to date.  

With the integration of fibre optic and BPL data links in parallel, the micro-tether ensures a data link redundancy for unmatched speed and security in data transfer.

The fibre optic ensures a low latency and high-speed data exchange. This makes the Safe-T 2 the most suitable tethered drone station to meet the requirements of your Telecom and Broadband applications.

Backed up with the BPL data link, the Dual-Comms option is critical for a quiet data transfer during all your missions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find out more about the Elistair Safe-T 2 and tethered drone stations.

Which drones are compatible with the Elistair Safe-T 2 tethered drone station?

The Elistair Safe-T 2 is compatible with more than 50 drones, including DJI drones, such as the M200 Series V2, the M200 Series V1, and the Inspire 2.

What is the difference between the Elistair Safe-T 2 and the original Safe-T?

Put simply, the Elistair Safe-T 2 is Elistair's most advanced and powerful tethering system to date, providing users with unmatched power efficiency. Stand-out features of the Safe-T 2 include an IP54 weather-resistant rating, a 125m/400ft micro-tether, and 2.8kW unlimited secured power. The Safe-T 2 also features a fibre-optics option and an industry-leading weight/power ratio from its patented Dynamic Voltage Optimisation.  

What are the advantages of using a tethered drone?

A tethered drone solution can effectively keep your aircraft up in the air 24/7, giving increased endurance over deploying a drone by itself. Because of this extra-long flight time, a tethered drone station is ideal for persistent intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions, as well as high-bandwidth communications. Thanks to the heights that drone tethers afford - with the Elistair Safe-T 2's micro-tether stretching up to 125m - operators are provided with a wide coverage area. A tethered drone solution also enables secure and unjammable communications. As well as providing unlimited flight times, a drone tether also provides the physical security of keeping your drone in place.

Which industries can use a tethered drone?

Tethered drones are being utilised by major industrial companies and government agencies in more than 60 countries. Tethered drones serve a range of applications, including defence, emergency services, telecommunications, prisons, traffic management, sporting events and festivals, and for humanitarian needs and following major disasters.

Micro-tether Length: Up to 125m (400ft)

Micro-tether Weight: Up to 25g/m

Tensile Strength: 150 daN

Operational Temperature: -10° to 45° (14° to 113°F)

Max continuous power: 2200W cont. / 2800W peak

Micro-tether Management: 10 presets / Smart pre-programmed laws and reset function

Safety Brake: Manages the tether length

Secured Dual-Comms: Fibre optics and BPL

Wi-Fi Connectivity: Frequency 2.4GHz-2.5GHz (2400MHz - 2483.5MHz). Encryption WEP/TKIP/AES

Power source requirement: 200-250 VAC, 50-60Hz, 4kW min

Power Supply Cable: Type E

Built-in Protection: Fuse

Ingress Protection level: IP54

Vehicle Integration Kit: Hardware and software

Dimensions: 610 x 410 x 265mm (24" x 16 x 11").

Weight: 25kg (57lbs)

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