Materials

  • Companion computer:Rasp Pi 2, Rasp Pi 3 B, Rasp Pi 3 B+
  • Flight controller: Pixhawk
  • Micro SD card: Minium 8 GB, and Class 10
  • Camera: Pi Cam V1, Pi Cam V2, Pi Cam NoIR V1, Pi Cam NoIR V2, Logitech camera ( C270, C310, C510, C720, C920 etc...) and others CSI, USB camera.
  • D-Com or Wifi usb devices: E3372 (Tested) or others (autoconnect are recommended)
  • UBEC: HobbyKing™ HKU5 5V/5A UBEC or more, you must minium 5V-3A
  • Direct Cable or USB USART for connecting ( companion computer - flight controller )
With Rasp Pi 2, 3 B, 3 B+ you have many option for buid:
  • Connect Rasp Pi to Pixhawk via Direct Cable or USB USART
  • Choose USB camera or CSI camera

Setup

For connect pi to Pixhawk, you have 2 method
  • Method Direct Cable: Connect the Pixhawk’s TELEM2 port to the RPi’s Ground, TX and RX pins as shown in the image
  • Do not connect VCC-Pixhawk to 5V-RaspPi

  • Method USB USART( CP2102, PL2303 or others ): Connect the Pixhawk’s TELEM2 port to the USB USART’s Ground, TX and RX pins as shown in the image
  • Do not connect VCC-Pixhawk to 5V-USB USART