Interfaces

This page describes general information and interfaces location for SmartLink Air and Ground modules.

Air Module

Top

Antenna SMA connectors Image

Left

  • 5V DC Power input socket
  • Reset button
  • USB for firmware upgrade
  • SPI 0 / 1
  • I2C 0 / 1
  • UART 0 / 1 (console and autopilot telemetry)

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SPI 1
5V OUT SPI1 SCLK SPI1 MISO SPI1 MOSI SPI1 CS0 GND
I2C 0 / 1
5V OUT I2C1 SCL I2C1 SDA I2C2 SCL I2C2 SDA GND
UART 0 / 1
GND TEL TX TEL RX DBG TX DBG RX 5V OUT
SPI 0
GND SPI0 CS0 SPI0 MOSI SPI0 MISO SPI0 SCLK 5V OUT

TEL (Telemetry) port: TTL 3V3, Baudrate 57600

DBG (Debug) port: TTL 3V3, Baudrate 9600

Front

Front side has integrated fan. It's important to have clear space for air flow circulation in front of this side. Image

  • Micro HDMI input 1
  • Micro HDMI input 2
  • Micro SD card slot

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Rear

USB A connectors for peripherals connection, for instance:

  • 4G / LTE Modem
  • Rockblock satellite communication system
  • FLARM ADSB system

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Bottom

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Ground Module

Top

Front side has integrated fan. It's important to have clear space for air flow circulation in front of this side. Image

Left

  • TX: blinking when packets are being transmitted
  • RX: blinking when packets are being received
  • LNK: Ethernet / USB link established
  • CPU: Module operating
  • RSSI: Signal quality

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Front

SMA antenna connectors Image

Right

Reset button

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Rear

  • USB to connect to computer / tablet
  • Power supply, 7-35V DC

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Bottom

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