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Review:Pixhawk v2.4.6 Flight Controller Final Release

Pixhawk v2.4.6 Flight Controller

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Review from Hugues D:

 

Description:
– Improvencents on v2.4.5( added the second PMEG2005CT and 350ma ResettableFuse )
– Strict accordance with PX4 2.4.6 Schematic
– Redeveloped and optimized circuit without changing any components
– Build in certificate and could use Official MissionPlanner and ECLIPSE for firmware upgrade without clone prompt
– We supply the bootloader in the SD card in case of emergency
– Optimized original case with Polyester cabonate and white transparent black available

Key Features:
– 168 MHz / 252 MIPS Cortex-M4F
– 14 PWM / Servo outputs ( 8 with failsafe and manual override, 6 auxiliary, high-power compatible )
– Abundant connectivity options for additional peripherals ( UART, I2C, CAN )
– Integrated backup system for in-flight recovery and manual override with dedicated processor and stand-alone power supply ( fixed-wing use )
– Backup system integrates mixing, providing consistent autopilot and manual override mixing modes ( fixed wing use )
– Redundant power supply inputs and automatic failover
– External safety switch
– Multicolor LED main visual indicator
– High-power, multi-tone piezo audio indicator
– MicroSD card for high-rate logging over extended periods of time

Specifications:
Processor
– 32bit STM32F427VIT6 Cortex M4 core with FPU
– 168 MHz
– 256 KB RAM
– 2 MB Flash

Sensors
– ST Micro L3GD20 gyroscope
– ST Micro LSM303D 14 bit accelerometer / magnetometer
– MEAS MS5611 barometer
– InvenSence MPU6000 accelerometer / gyroscope

Interfaces
– 5x UART ( serial ports ), one high-power capable, 2x with HW flow control
– 2x CAN ( one with internal 3.3V transceiver, one on expansion connector )
– Spektrum DSM / DSM2 / DSM-X® Satellite compatible input
– Futaba S.BUS® compatible input and output
– PPM sum signal input
– RSSI (PWM or voltage) input
– I2C
– SPI
– 3.3 and 6.6V ADC inputs
– Internal microUSB port and external microUSB port extension

Power System and Protection
– Ideal diode controller with automatic failover
– Servo rail high-power ( max. 10V ) and high-current ( 10A+ ) ready
– All peripheral outputs over-current protected, all inputs ESD protected

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