MARS Robotics
Autopilot Version 2.0

 

Autopilot Ver. 2:

  • Based around MPC555 system on module (32-bit Power PC MPC555 microcontroller 40MHz)
  • On-board memory: 512kB SRAM, 512kB Flash EPROM, 4kB EEPROM
  • Reverse voltage protection, over-voltage protection and over-current protection
  • Eight channel 16-bit PWM system
  • Two UART ports with RS-232 level convertors, Two CAN 2.0B ports
  • Four analog inputs with 12-bit resolution (range 0-5Volts)
  • Propulsion port for connecting gasoline engine
  • Boot loader for firmware upgrades
  • On-board Nano series 900MHz Spread spectrum module for communications
  • Multiple Failsafe including Loss of communication, Loss of GPS and Low Battery.

 

 Mechanical specifications: 

  • Dimensions: 90 x 60 x 50 mm (L x W x H)
  • Weight: 90 grams with 900 MHz microhard Nano Series radio transceiver
  • Operating temperature range: -40 C to +85 C
  • Humidity: 5% to 95%, non-condensing

 

Electrical specifications: 

  • Operating Power Consumption: 4 W (typical, including FCC, 900MHz radio and INS/GPS sensor board)
  • Input supply voltage: 7-15V
  • Reverse voltage protection, over-voltage protection and over-current protection
  • On-board battery voltage monitoring
  • Port for external (motor) battery voltage monitoring 
  • Optional current monitoring