SmartAP MAX

Introduction

SmartAP MAX Autopilot is the latest generation flight control system for multirotor Unmanned Aerial Vehicles of various configurations and sizes aimed at the wide range of applications. The main feature of the system is the capability of fully autonomous flight including take off, waypoints flight, landing and much more. The core is based on powerful 32-bit microcontroller ST Microelectronics® STM32F4 and 9-axis Inertial Measurement Unit. The latest UBlox® GPS module with integrated 3-axis magnetometer and pressure sensor can be connected externally for autonomous flight capabilities as well as wireless telemetry module for system configuration, mission planning & control and in-flight monitoring via specially designed SmartAP Ground Control Station and Configuration Tool. SmartAP MAX supports any type of multirotor UAV with outstanding flight performance, reliability, navigation and control precision. Compact size and weight makes integration of the system fast and easy, various I/O interfaces allow creating the applications for interaction with 3rd party electronics and payload.

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Set includes

  1. SmartAP MAX Flight Controller
  2. GPS / GLONASS satellite navigation module with integrated 3-axis magnetometer
  3. Telemetry kit (air and ground module with antennas and connection cable)
  4. DC-DC Power module and current / voltage sensor
  5. MicroSD card with adapter
  6. Electromagnetic sounder
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Description

Flight performance

  • Extremely stable flight in stabilize (user control), position hold (semi-autonomous control) and autonomous (navigation and control) modes
  • Vibration dampened multiple redundant temperature stabilized IMU
  • Aluminum case for EMI protection
  • Native support of SmartAP Ground Control Station and Configuration Tool
  • Accurate GPS Position hold (up to 40cm), Accurate Altitude hold (up to 10 cm), manual
  • Fully autonomous waypoints flight
  • Return to home mode
  • Failsafe detection and event triggering
  • And many more…

General

  • Powerful microcontroller 32 bit 168 MHz STM32F4 ARM Cortex M4
  • Compatible with GPS/GLONASS receiver (UBlox NEO8, GPS/GLONASS, up to 24 sats, 10 Hz) active antenna
  • Integrate OSD (On-Screen Display)
  • Up to 12 PWM I/O support (5V out)
  • USB interface for configuration / firmware update
  • Various communication lines (UART, I2C, SPI)
  • MicroSD, 4-bit SDIO interface for data-logging / parameters storage
  • Backup battery for RTC
  • 2x ADC inputs for battery voltage / current monitoring
  • Electromagnetic sound audio indicator
  • 3-channels LED support (up to 500mA / ch)
  • 2-channels solid state relay

Processor

  • ST Microelectronics STM32F427VI
  • 32 bit 168 MHz ARM Cortex M4
  • Hardware FPU
  • 2 MB Flash
  • 192 kB RAM

Sensors

  • Vibration dampened multiple redundant temperature stabilized IMU
  • 2x 9-axis IMU InvenSense MPU-9250 (accelerometer, gyroscope, magnetometer)
  • 2x Pressure sensor MS5611 (integrated and external)
  • 1x 3-axis magnetometer HMC5883 (external)
  • 1x UBlox M8N GPS Module (external)

Flight Modes

  • Stabilization
  • Altitude Hold
  • GPS Position Hold
  • Loiter
  • Return to Home
  • Autonomous Waypoints Flight
  • Guided / Follow me
  • Take off
  • Landing

Interfaces

  • 12x PWM I/O
  • 1x PPM / SBUS Input
  • 1x SBUS Output
  • 1x Power Input port
  • 1x LED Output port
  • 3x UART
  • 2x I2C
  • 1x SPI
  • 2x CAN
  • 1x Camera input
  • 1x Camera output
  • 1x USB Mini-B

Size and Weight

  • Length: 63mm
  • Width: 43mm
  • Height: 16mm
  • Weight: 21g