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How much to charge for Pix4d 3d mapping?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by MattyMatt1, Sep 14, 2015.

  1. MattyMatt1

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    Hi all, anybody use pix4d to create 3d mapping? I'm just curious what to charge clients as I'm getting alot of requests.
    Thanks
     
  2. III% Streve

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    I would probably START at $500 an acre for a something like a farmer.. basically flat land. But Corporate construction projects and such wouldn't start for less than $2000. The air time needed is the biggest factor obviously. The monthly rental is $800 or something if I remember right. So I would make that my minimum fee, no matter what the project. Then sweeten the deals with aerial photography and video during their project.

    That's what I went in to the market with anyway.
     
  3. MattyMatt1

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    Thanks for that info %. Not many people doing it around me so it's hard to get a feeling. Don't want to under sell....or over sell.
     
  4. cdronefly

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    A rough want to look at it may be to charge at least $100 an hour for all time you need on the project (at the job and post).
    Those are roughly the costs for a "man and a service truck" and probably apply here also.

    If a job has high value (maybe certain sites or buildings are worth a lot more than a farm field), you should charge more for those....just as remodeling on a luxury mansion costs more than repair jobs on a rental apartment.
     
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    Hey Matt, does this work with Phantom 3 now? Their website implies only Phantom 2 compatibility with the grid flyer.
     
  6. III% Streve

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    $100 an hour is typical manual labor with tools supplied. Arial mapping and analysis is a highly technical service. That's like offering to pay an architect minimum wage because he's simply drawing pictures!
     
  7. MattyMatt1

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    Hey John, I'll be honest. I use a p2v+. Assuming it was available for p3 as well.

    Yeah I actually charge $100/hr for photography and processing. But where 3d is a little more technical I hope to charge more. I agree that 'big clients' can afford bigger bills.

    Thanks folks.
     
  8. Bryce

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    For $8700 bucks... I think that's a great price for what it can do. I'd be charging in the thousands though for work based out of it. It's not going to edit itself.
     
  9. MattyMatt1

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    Your right Bryce. Thanks.