Interfaces

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

Air Module

Top

Antenna SMA connectors

Left

  • 5V DC power input socket

  • Reset button

  • CSI camera Port

  • USB for firmware upgrade

  • SPI 0 / 1

  • I2C 0 / 1

  • UART 0 / 1 (console and autopilot telemetry)

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 an integrated fan. It is important to have a clear space to allow for air flow circulation in front of this side.

  • Mini HDMI input

  • Micro SD card slot

  • Camera status LEDs

Rear

USB A connectors for peripherals connection, for instance:

  • 4G / LTE modem

  • Rockblock satellite communication system

  • FLARM ADSB system

Bottom

Ground Module

Top

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

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

Front

SMA antenna connectors

Right

Reset button

Rear

  • USB to connect to computer / tablet

  • Power supply, 7-35V DC

Bottom

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