AeroSky APM 2.5 Flight Controller Board with GPS Upgrade Kit for AeroSky 550 Hexacopter
If youre looking to upgrade the flight controller and add GPS capability on your AeroSky quad look no further, introducing the all in one upgrade kit from AeroSky. Mega 2.52 is a complete open source autopilot system featuring the bestselling technology. This version is ready to use, with no assembly required. It allows the user to turn any fixed wing, rotary wing or multi-rotor vehicle (even boats and car) into a fully autonomous vehicle capable of performing programmed GPS missions with waypoints.
Specifications for the flight controller:
pre-soldered and tested
3-axis gyro, accelerometer, magnetometer and high-performance barometer
Built in 4 MP Dataflash chip for automatic data logging
Honeywell HMC5883L-TR Digital compass
Invensense's 6 DoF Accelerometer/Gyro MPU-6000
Measurement Specialties MS5611-01BA03 Barometric pressure sensor.
Atmel ATMEGA2560 and ATMEGA32U-2 (processing and USB function).
To set up your APM 2.5 board using the Arducopter codes please go to:
Specifications for the GPS module:
This is an updated GPS module that can used with ardupilot mega v2. This GPS module uses the latest technology to give the best possible position information, allowing for better performance with your Ardupilot or other Multirotor control platform.
You may require to configure this module for use with your flight controller (MultiWii Copter I2C GPS board requires 115200 baud). You will require a USB to FTDI adaptor board to do this.
Please note that this module ships with default settings and a buad rate of 38400.
Standalone GPS receiver
U-blox NEO-6M GPS module
Under 1 second time-to-first-fix for hot and aided starts
SuperSense ฎ Indoor GPS: -162 dBm tracking sensitivity
Support SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, GAGAN)
u-blox 6 50 channel positioning engine with over 2 million effective correlators
5Hz position update rate
Operating temperature range: -40 TO 85ฐC
UART TTL socket
EEprom to store settings
Rechargeable battery for Backup
Build in 18X18mm GPS antenna