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APM2 Final Connections

Started this discussion. Last reply by Joshua Ott Jan 6, 2013. 10 Replies

I'm building my first Arducopter (obviously) and i can't find a photo to confirm my final connections from the power and to the channel receiver and telemetry module. Can anyone help me out with…Continue

 

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Joshua Ott replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"This should win some kind of award for the most clear and thorough answer ever! It makes me want to buy a Spektrum just so i can use this awesome package of info you put together Darren. What a great thread!"
Jan 6, 2013
phil blaisdell replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"Ahh!  Exactly what I need.  Thank You So much!"
Jan 6, 2013
Darren replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"Yes, if you dont have the new Power Module. Then use the wiki page for power runs. I pasted below. I also identified the cables in your pic and added one from the TM1000. (none of wich are the power cable you want) You can utilize a 3wire standard…"
Jan 6, 2013
phil blaisdell replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"Thanks Darren!  The power from the PDB is delivered by a 2pin connector (Black and Red) which I assume connects next to the 4-wire connector for the ESCs.  There are several other cables (see photo).  However the manual doesn't…"
Jan 6, 2013
Darren replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"Here is an updated picture, I've only included the signal wires for the first 4 channels. choice of aux channels for mode control is up to you. But, you should use the search here on DIYDrones for AR8000... some folks have had to use slower pwm…"
Jan 6, 2013
Darren replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"Have you done the binding for those yet? in reading the pdf's there maybe a special bind technique when incorporating the TM1000. Also what is your power routing from/to apm2 <> rx/telemetry?"
Jan 6, 2013
phil blaisdell replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"Yes TM1000 and AR8000 with the Spektrum DX8"
Jan 5, 2013
Darren replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"TM1000 I assume. What model is the RX, and also what TX are you using?"
Jan 5, 2013
phil blaisdell replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"yes"
Jan 5, 2013
Darren replied to phil blaisdell's discussion APM2 Final Connections
"is that a spektrum telemetry module on the left of the RX?"
Jan 5, 2013
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APM2 Final Connections

I'm building my first Arducopter (obviously) and i can't find a photo to confirm my final connections from the power and to the channel receiver and telemetry module. Can anyone help me out with ensuring I get this right?See More
Jan 5, 2013

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