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Pixhawk dead - trying to identify the cause

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre K. Sep 16, 2017. 1 Reply

I had a Pixhawk connected via the official power module, itself supplied by 12V from an SBEC itself connected to a 36V battery supply. I say had, because the SBEC failed in a cloud of smoke and now…Continue

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Pixhawk dead - trying to identify the cause

I had a Pixhawk connected via the official power module, itself supplied by 12V from an SBEC itself connected to a 36V battery supply. I say had, because the SBEC failed in a cloud of smoke and now neither the Pixhawk, nor any of its ancillaries work any more. I am 99% sure that the damage is unrecoverable, but I am more interested in how to protect against this kind of issue in future. The Pixhawk is completely dead (no LED's) and measuring the voltage across the FMU power led I get around…See More
Sep 15, 2017

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Electronics Officer for Southampton Hydro Team, the University of Southampton's entry in the international HydroContest boat design competition.
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