Cables

ModalAI has various cables used by its systems. Below captures the cables by part number and provides pinouts and other information.

Table of contents

  1. FC-CBL-R1
  2. MCBL-00001
  3. MCBL-00003
  4. MCBL-00004
  5. MCBL-00005
  6. MCBL-00006
  7. MCBL-00007
  8. MCBL-00008
  9. MCBL-00009
  10. MCBL-00010
  11. MCBL-00011
  12. MCBL-00013

FC-CBL-R1

FC-CBL-R1

Description:

  • Flight Core Cable Kit

Contains:

  • PWM Break Out Board (M0022)
  • MCBL-00004 - PWM breakout cable
  • MCBL-00005 - RC Input Cable
  • MCBL-00006 - 4-pin JST to USBA Cable (PX4 to QGroundControl)
  • MCBL-00007 - VOXL to Flight Core Serial Cable (provides MAVLink connection over UART between VOXL and Flight Core)

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MCBL-00001

MCBL-00001

Description:

  • VOXL Flight and VOXL to Power Module Cable

Where used:

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Details:

Component Details
Connector A Molex, 0050375043
Connector B Molex, 0050375043
Length  
Insulator  
Color  
Gauge  

Pinout:

A   B  
1 5V DC 1 5V DC
2 GND 2 GND
3 I2C3_SCL 3 PM_SCL
4 I2C3_SDA 4 PM_SDA

MCBL-00003

MCBL-00003

Description:

  • Flight Core to Power Module Cable

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A JST, GHR-06V-S
Connector B Molex, 0050375043
Length 120mm
Insulator PVC (flexible)
Color Black
Gauge 26 AWG

Pinout:

A   B  
1 5V DC 1 5V DC
2 - -  
3 - -  
4 EXP_I2C_SCL 3 PM_SCL
5 EXP_I2C_SDA 4 PM_SDA
6 GND 2 GND

MCBL-00004

MCBL-00004

Description:

  • PWM Output Cable

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A JST, GHR-10V-S
Connector B JST, GHR-10V-S
Length 120mm
Insulator PVC (flexible)
Color Black
Gauge 26 AWG

Pinout:

A   B  
1 5V DC 1 5V DC
2 PWM_CH0 2 PWM_CH0
3 PWM_CH1 3 PWM_CH1
4 PWM_CH2 4 PWM_CH2
5 PWM_CH3 5 PWM_CH3
6 PWM_CH4 6 PWM_CH4
7 PWM_CH5 7 PWM_CH5
8 PWM_CH6 8 PWM_CH6
9 PWM_CH7 9 PWM_CH7
10 GND 10 GND

MCBL-00005

MCBL-00005

Description:

  • RC Input Cable

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A JST, GHR-04V-S
Connector B JST, ZHR-3
Length 150mm
Insulator PVC (flexible)
Color Black
Gauge 26 AWG

Pinout:

A   B  
1 3.3VDC 1 3.3VDC
2 USART6_TX - NC
3 SPEKTRUM RX (3.3V), SBus RX (3.3V), USART6_RX 3 SPEKTRUM TX (3.3V), SBus TX (3.3V)
4 GND 2 GND

MCBL-00006

MCBL-00006

Description:

  • 4-pin JST to USBA Cable
    • Flight Core (PX4) to QGroundControl (MAVLink)
    • Microhard Standalone Modem to host computer

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A JST, GHR-04V-S
Connector B USB Type A Male
Length 1m
Sheilded Yes

Pinout:

A   B  
1 USB 1 VCC
2 DATA_M 2 D-
3 DATA_P 3 D+
4 GND 4 GND

MCBL-00007

MCBL-00007

Description:

  • VOXL to Flight Core Serial Cable (provides MAVLink connection over UART between VOXL and Flight Core)

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A DF13-6S-1.25C (Flight Core)
Connector B DF13-6S-1.25C (VOXL)
Length 90mm
Insulator PVC (flexible)
Color Black
Gauge 26 AWG

Pinout:

A   B  
1 - 1  
2 RX 2 TX
3 TX 3 RX
4 - 4 -
5 GND 4 GND
6 - 6 -

MCBL-00008

MCBL-00008

Description:

  • VOXL to Flight Controller TELEM port (Dronecode Compliant)

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A DF13-6S-1.25C (VOXL)
Connector B JST, GHR-06V-S (Flight Core)
Length 90mm
Insulator PVC (flexible)
Color Black
Gauge 26 AWG

Pinout:

A   B  
1 - -  
2 RX 2 TX
3 TX 3 RX
4 - - -
5 GND 6 GND
6 -   -

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MCBL-00009

MCBL-00009

Description:

  • 4-pin JST to USBA Female Cable

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A JST, GHR-04V-S)
Connector B USB 2.0 Type A Female
Length ~60mm

Pinout:

A   B  
1 USB 1 VCC
2 DATA_M 2 D-
3 DATA_P 3 D+
4 GND 4 GND

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MCBL-00010

MCBL-00010

Description:

  • 4-pin JST to USBA Cable
    • Flight Core (PX4) to micro USB cable to QGroundControl (MAVLink)
    • Microhard Standalone Modem to micro USB cable to host computer

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A JST, GHR-04V-S
Connector B Micro USB 2.0 Female
Length ~60mm

Pinout:

A   B  
1 USB 1 VCC
2 DATA_M 2 D-
3 DATA_P 3 D+
-   4 ID
4 GND 5 GND

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MCBL-00011

MCBL-00011

Description:

  • VOXL-PM-Y for Flight Deck R0/R1 Cable

Where Used:

Details:

Component Details
Connector A Molex, 0050375043 (VOXL)
Connector B Molex, 0050375043
Connector C JST, GHR-06V-S (Flight Core)
Length 120mm
Insulator PVC (flexible)
Color Black
Gauge 22/26 AWG

Pinout:

A VOXL B VOXL PM C Flight Core
1 5V DC 1 5V DC 1 5V DC
2 GND 2 GND 6 GND
-   3 SCL 4 EXP_I2C_SCL
-   4 SDA 5 EXP_I2C_SDA

MCBL-00013

Description:

  • VOXL Flight and Flight Core to VOXL ESC Cable

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