SmartAP v4.x

Mounting the System

YOUTUBE

Autopilot

The bottom side of the autopilot has special double-sided foam tape. Remove the protection layer of the anti-vibration tape and mount the autopilot any direction you want, the actual direction can be selected during configuration procedures later. It’s recommended to mount the autopilot as close to the center of gravity as possible.

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"FRONT" arrow indicates the original flight direction. Can be changed in the settings later.

GNSS / MAG

GNSS Module provides positioning information to the system and is sensitive to EMI noise. Make sure to place GNSS module as far as possible from:

It’s recommended to use GPS mast for that. Connect the cable and put the GPS on a mast.

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Connecting Peripherals

Ports pinout for the Front and Rear panels Image

Front panel connectors pinout: Image

Rear panel connectors pinout: Image

Make sure NOT to mix up polarity. GND line (black) is always near edge (bottom)

RC Receiver

Connect PPM / SBUS output of the RC receiver to PPM / SBUS Input port of SmartAP. Image

ESC / Motors PWM

Connect ESC cables to SmartAP PWM outputs 1-12 depending on the number of the motors your airframe has. The first motor is always front or front-right, it’s spinning direction is CCW. Supported airframe types and motors number / spinning direction are shown below.

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PWM signals is the top wire, GND is the bottom one.

If you can’t find your airframe in the list above, please, let us know and we’ll add your airframe!

GNSS / MAG

Connect the one side of the cable to GNSS module and the other one to the GPS / MAG port of the autopilot as shown on the pictures below: Image

Telemetry Module

Connect the one side of the cable to air telemetry module and the other one to the RADIO port of the autopilot as shown on the pictures below: Image

Power Module

Connect power supply cable (10-36 V, 3S – 8S) from main power distribution board of the UAV. Image

Electromagnetic sounder

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Assembled System

Fully assembled and mounted system should look as follows: Image