For a university group project we are building an autonomous drone capable of doing certain tasks. We've decided to use the 3DR Pixhawk 1.0 flight controller but after days of searching we've realized that you can't buy the 3DR Pixhawk 1.0 anymore and when we finally think we've found one it turns out to be a clone haha. So now we're looking at the alternative, the 3DR Pixhawk mini. Is the mini as customizable as the 3DR Pixhawk 1.0? I know it's suppose to be a better flight controller but for its smaller size have they got rid of certain functions and connections?
We plan on wiring in our own camera among other sensors. Are there flight controllers that allow for easier modification than others? Is Pixhawk the right choice for this type of project?
Any help would be appreciated!