FCM - Flight control Module - Copter control

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FCM 2.1 - Flight control Module

FCM

 

Features:

 

  • Size & weight:
    • 45 x 27 x 8 mm
    • 10 g
  • CPU
    • AVR32 UC3B0256
    • 32 bit
    • 48MHz
  • Sensors:
    • Gyroscope (3 axis)
    • Accelometer (3 axis)
    • Magnetometer (3 axis)
    • Barometer
  • Interfaces:
    • 4x PPM input or
    • Receiver serial input for SPEKTRUM and HoTT or
    • Receiver PPM sum signal input
    • 2x extra TTL USART (for Bluetooth, GPS, Telemetry etc.)
    • 6x PPM output for speed controllers (SimonK firmware recommended)
    • optocoupler for 5 PPM outputs (placement variant)
    • Pulse input for ultrasonic distance measurement
    • USB for configuration and updates
  • Software features:
    • FabOS32 RTOS
    • Quaternion based attitude control
    • Altitude hold
    • Any copter configuration via mixing matrix
    • RC compatibility
      • HoTT SUMD receiver signal
      • SPEKTRUM sattelite receiver signal
      • 4-channel "any RX" classic mode
      • PPM sum signal
    • Telemetry
      • HoTT telemetry with settings menue
      • Bluetooth telemetry with settings menue, Attitude and graph display
      • MAVlink prepared
    • PID setting via extra RC analog channels
    • Software is "closed source" = all own code with minor extensions with LGPL
    • Software is open-sourced to hardware owners. (SVN access)
    • USB Bootloader
  • Being tested:
    • GPS integration with waypoint processing and return-to-home
    • Throw to start

The FCM is not yet a finished product and it is not for sale as a readily produced module.
If you are interested in development or production to make this available to a bigger audience, please feel free ...