CUAV V5 Plus Overview

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The CUAV v5 Plus is an advanced STM32F765 autopilot designed and made by CUAV. It is a variant of the CUAV V5, updated to use Pixhawk standard pinouts. The modular design allows the users to customize their own carrier board. The Carrier Board design reference is here

Specifications

  • Processor
    • 32-bit ARM Cortex M7 core with DPFPU
    • 216 Mhz/512 KB RAM/2 MB Flash
    • 32 bit IOMCU co-processor
  • Sensors
    • InvenSense ICM20689 accelerometer / gyroscope
    • InvenSense ICM20602 : accelerometer / gyroscope
    • Bosch BMI055 accelerometer / gyroscope
    • MS5611 barometer
    • IST8310 magnetometer
  • Power
    • Operating power: 4.3~5.4V
    • USB Input: 4.75~5.25V
    • High-power servo rail, up to 36V (servo rail does not power the autopilot)
    • Dual voltage and current monitor inputs
    • CUAV v5 Plus can be triple redundant if power is provided to both battery monitor inputs and the USB port
  • Interfaces
    • 8 - 14 PWM servo outputs (6 IOMCU, 8 FMU)
    • 3 dedicated PWM/Capture inputs on FMU
    • S.Bus servo output
    • PPM connector supports all RC protocols (including SBUS, DSM, ST24, SRXL and PPM)
    • SBUS/DSM/RSSI connector supports all RC protocols (including SBUS, DSM, ST24, SRXL and PPM)
    • Analog / PWM RSSI input
    • 5x general purpose serial ports
    • 4x I2C ports
    • 4x SPI bus
    • 2x CAN Bus ports
    • 2x analog battery monitor ports
  • Other
  • Weight: 90g
  • Dimensions: 85.5mm x 42mm x 33mm
  • Operating temperature: -20 ~ 80°c(Measured value)

Where to Buy

Order from here. Official retailers are listed here.

Quick Start

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Interfaces
Main Interface Function
Power 1 Primary power module. Autopilot power, V & I monitor
Power 2 Secondary power module. I2C Smart Battery capable
ADC 2 x ADC, ie second V & I monitor. Does not provide power
TF Card Insert SD card for log file and terrain data storage
M1 - M6 Main Outputs. Servo/motor capable
A1 - A8 Additional Outputs. Servo/motor/D-Shot capable
DSU7 Serial 6 (uart7)
I2C1/I2C2 External I2C (Compass / rangefinder etc)
USB C USB for setup / firmware upload
SBUS Out SBUS output for peripherals: gimbal / camera etc
CAN1/CAN2 CANBUS (UAVCAN, KDECAN, ToshibaCAN)
GPS & SAFETY CUAV NEO v2 GPS with compass, safety switch, LED, buzzer
TELEM1 / TELEM2 Serial ports (telemetry, peripherals, companion computer)
DSM/SBUS/RSSI RC Input (SBUS / DSM / ST24 / SRXL / PPM) or RSSI Input
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More Information

CUAV V5 Plus PDF Manual here

Schematics

More Images

Image gallery can be found here