CUAV v5 Overview


The CUAV v5 is an advanced autopilot designed and made by CUAV. The board is based on the FMUv5 open hardware design, with further attribution here. It is intended primarily for academic and commercial users.


  • Processor

    • 32-bit ARM Cortex M7 core with DPFPU

    • 216 Mhz/512 KB RAM/2 MB Flash

    • 32-bit co-processor

  • Sensors

    • InvenSense ICM20689 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 can be triple redundant if power is provided to both battery monitor inputs and the USB port

  • Interfaces

    • 8 IOMCU PWM servo outputs

    • 6 FMU PWM outputs (D-Shot capable)

    • 3 dedicated PWM/Capture inputs on FMU

    • S.Bus servo output

    • R/C inputs for CPPM and S.Bus

    • Analogue / PWM RSSI input

    • 5x general purpose serial ports

    • 4x I2C ports

    • 4x SPI buses enabled

    • 2x CAN Bus ports

  • Other

  • Weight: 90g

  • Dimensions: 44mm x 84mm x 12mm

  • Operating temperature: -20 ~ 80°c(Measured value)

Where to Buy

Order from here. Official retailers are listed here.

Quick Start

Use the Pixhawk Wiring QuickStart as a general guide.


More Information

see more documentation here

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