Pixhawk Reference Standards

FOR DRONE SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT


The full Pixhawk Reference Standards consists of 
the Pixhawk Autopilot Reference Standard, the Pixhawk Payload Bus Standard, and the Pixhawk Smart Battery Standard. It is the design specification and guidelines for manufactures who wants to build PX4 compatible products. 

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For Building Flight Controller Products

Pixhawk Autopilot Reference Standard

  • Pin-out definition and references
  • Architectural block diagrams
  • PCB layout guideline
  • Connector specifications

For Building Cameras, Gimbals, Actuator Products 

Pixhawk Payload Bus Standard

  • Dovetail design
  • X-connector design
  • Hot-swap protection mechanism
  • Protocols and libraries

 

In draft, coming soon…

 For Building Battery Management Systems Products

Pixhawk Smart Battery Standard

  • Power state diagram
  • Interface schematic
  • Connector specification
  • Protocol definition

 

In draft, coming soon…

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