Please look at the attached photo and tell me if I have my Ardupilot power wired correctly. I have the voltage regular wired to the PM connector. The BEC is wired into the output rails. I have removed the JP1 jumper.
Am I missing something? I don't want to fry my board .
Thanks for your help!
What frame are you using? 3DR? Quad, Hex?
Do you have a power distribution board?
This is going into a Bixler 2 airplane. The group yellow, black and red wires on the right are going to the RX. No power distribution board. The ESC has an BEC. I have that connected to the output rails.
you seem to have it wired as per the instructions. http://code.google.com/p/ardupilot-mega/wiki/Voltage#APM_2.5:_Using...
I would like to power my board via a separate battery for APM and RX, but that looks not so easy now if I want to measure the power of the main battery (V & I) and not the APM/RX battery. I would need to cut the power line from the APM PM module, or also run an ATTO sensor. see post here http://diydrones.com/forum/topics/using-atto-sensor-and-the-new-apm...