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

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CableDescription
FC-CBL-R1Flight Core Cable Kit
MCBL-00001VOXL Flight and VOXL to Power Module Cable
MCBL-00003Flight Core to Power Module Cable
MCBL-00004PWM Output Cable
MCBL-00005RC Input Cable (Spektrum)
MCBL-000064-pin JST GH to USBA Cable
MCBL-00007VOXL to Flight Core/VOXL ESC Serial Cable
MCBL-00008VOXL to Flight Controller TELEM port
MCBL-000094-pin JST GH to USBA Female Cable
MCBL-000104-pin JST GH to micro USB Female Cable
MCBL-00011VOXL-PM-Y for Flight Deck R0/R1 Cable
MCBL-00013VOXL Flight to VOXL ESC Cable (cross over)
MCBL-00014Flight Core to VOXL ESC Cable (cross over)
MCBL-000154pin-JST-GH-to-4pin-JST-GH USB cable
MCBL-000166pin-JST-GH-to-pigtail break out cable
MCBL-000175V Stand Alone Dongle Cable, v1
MCBL-00018RC Input Cable, Servo (S.Bus, FrSky)
MCBL-00019USB3 Host Mode, USB3.0 A Female Plug to Micro-B plug
MCBL-00020(WIP) USB Cable, 4-pin Molex Picoblade to 4-pin JST-GH, ArduCam (internal)
MCBL-00021(WIP) RC Input Cable, FrSky R-XSR to Flight Core / VOXL Flight
MCBL-00022(WIP) USB3 10-pin JST cable
MCBL-00022(WIP) M0051 Consolidated Pigtail Cable (internal)
MCBL-00024(WIP) Power Module to Stand Alone Modem Cable
MCBL-00025(WIP) LTE v2 to Flight Core Telemetry
MCBL-00026(WIP) Microhard v2 to Flight Core Telemetry
MCBL-00027(WIP) Flight Core v2 to Power Module Cable
AccesoriesDescription
MCCA-M0022PWM Breakout PCB

FC-CBL-R1

FC-CBL-R1

Description:

  • Flight Core Cable Kit

Contains:

  • PWM Break Out Board (MCCA-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)

Buy:

MCBL-00001

MCBL-00001

Description:

  • VOXL Flight and VOXL to Power Module Cable

Where used:

Also available here here

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AMolex, 0050375043
Connector BMolex, 0050375043
Length 
Insulator 
Color 
Gauge 

Pinout:

A B 
15V DC15V DC
2GND2GND
3I2C3_SCL3PM_SCL
4I2C3_SDA4PM_SDA

MCBL-00003

MCBL-00003

Description:

  • Flight Core to Power Module Cable

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-06V-S
Connector BMolex, 0050375043
Length120mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
15V DC15V DC
2-- 
3-- 
4EXP_I2C_SCL3PM_SCL
5EXP_I2C_SDA4PM_SDA
6GND2GND

MCBL-00004

MCBL-00004

Description:

  • PWM Output Cable

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-10V-S
Connector BJST, GHR-10V-S
Length120mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
15V DC15V DC
2PWM_CH02PWM_CH0
3PWM_CH13PWM_CH1
4PWM_CH24PWM_CH2
5PWM_CH35PWM_CH3
6PWM_CH46PWM_CH4
7PWM_CH57PWM_CH5
8PWM_CH68PWM_CH6
9PWM_CH79PWM_CH7
10GND10GND

MCBL-00005

MCBL-00005

Description:

  • RC Input Cable (Spektrum)

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-04V-S
Connector BJST, ZHR-3
Length150mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
13.3VDC13.3VDC
2USART6_TX-NC
3SPEKTRUM RX (3.3V), SBus RX (3.3V), USART6_RX3SPEKTRUM TX (3.3V), SBus TX (3.3V)
4GND2GND

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:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-04V-S
Connector BUSB Type A Male
Length1m
SheildedYes

Pinout:

A B 
1USB1VCC
2DATA_M2D-
3DATA_P3D+
4GND4GND

MCBL-00007

MCBL-00007

Description:

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

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector ADF13-6S-1.25C (Flight Core)
Connector BDF13-6S-1.25C (VOXL)
Length90mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1-1 
2RX2TX
3TX3RX
4-4-
5GND4GND
6-6-

MCBL-00008

MCBL-00008

Description:

  • VOXL to Flight Controller TELEM port (Dronecode Compliant)

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector ADF13-6S-1.25C (VOXL)
Connector BJST, GHR-06V-S (Flight Core)
Length90mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1-- 
2RX2TX
3TX3RX
4---
5GND6GND
6- -

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MCBL-00009

MCBL-00009

Description:

  • 4-pin JST to USBA Female Cable

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-04V-S)
Connector BUSB 2.0 Type A Female
Length~60mm

Pinout:

A B 
1USB1VCC
2DATA_M2D-
3DATA_P3D+
4GND4GND

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MCBL-00010

MCBL-00010

Description:

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

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-04V-S
Connector BMicro USB 2.0 Female
Length~60mm

Pinout:

A B 
1USB1VCC
2DATA_M2D-
3DATA_P3D+
- 4ID
4GND5GND

Buy:

MCBL-00011

MCBL-00011

Description:

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

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AMolex, 0050375043 (VOXL)
Connector BMolex, 0050375043
Connector CJST, GHR-06V-S (Flight Core)
Length120mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge22/26 AWG

Pinout:

AVOXLBVOXL PMCFlight Core
15V DC15V DC15V DC
2GND2GND6GND
- 3SCL4EXP_I2C_SCL
- 4SDA5EXP_I2C_SDA

MCBL-00013

MCBL-00013

Description:

  • VOXL Flight to VOXL ESC Cable (cross over)

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector ADF13-6S-1.25C (VOXL Flight)
Connector BDF13-6S-1.25C (ESC)
Length100mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

AVOXL FlightBVOXL ESC
1-- 
2RX (3.3V)3TX (5V, supports 3.3V)
3TX (3.3V)2RX (5V, supports 3.3V)
4---
5GND5GND
6---

MCBL-00014

MCBL-00014

Description:

  • Flight Core to VOXL ESC Cable (cross over)

Where Used:

  • Flight Core J4 to VOXL ESC (J9 on VOXL ESC v1 or J2 on VOXL ESC v2)

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector ADF13-8S-1.25C (Flight Core)
Connector BDF13-6S-1.25C (ESC)
Length80mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

AFlight CoreBVOXL ESC
1-- 
2RX (3.3V)3TX (5V, supports 3.3V)
3TX (3.3V)2RX (5V, supports 3.3V)
4---
5GND5GND
6---
7-  
8-  

MCBL-00015

MCBL-00015

Description:

  • 4pin-JST-to-4pin-JST USB cable

Where Used:

  • VOXL USB Add-On boards to Stand Alone Modem Boards

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-04V-S)
Connector BJST, GHR-04V-S)
Length100 mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1V_BUS1V_BUS
2DATA_M2DATA_M
3DATA_P3DATA_P
4GND4GND

MCBL-00016

MCBL-00016

Description:

  • 6pin-JST-to-pigtail break out cable

Where Used:

  • M0048 ICM42688 IMU Breakout Board

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-06V-S)
Connector BNone
Length100 mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A   
1 1(pigtail)
2 2(pigtail)
3 3(pigtail)
4 4(pigtail)
5 4(pigtail)
6 4(pigtail)

MCBL-00017

Description:

  • Power Supply (not supplied) to Stand Alone Modem Dongle

Where Used:

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector ASFHR-02V-R
Connector BNone
Length30 cm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorRed/Black
Gauge22 AWG
Pre-crimpedALEALEA22K102

Pinout:

AWireBModem
1RED1VDCIN_5V
2BLACK2GND

MCBL-00018

MCBL-00018

Description:

  • RC Input (S.Bus, FrSky)

Where Used:

ComponentDetails
Connector AGHR-03V-S
Connector BGHR-04V-S
Connector CM20-1060300, CONN RCPT HSG 3POS 2.54MM (or similar)
Length15 cm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorRed/Black/Orange
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

APowerCServoBSignal
1RED (5V)25V DC  
2 3S.Bus3S.Bus
3BLACK (GND)1GND  
      

MCBL-00019

Description:

  • USB3 Host Mode, USB3.0 Female A Plug to Micro-B plug

Where Used:

MCBL-00019

MCBL-00020

Description:

  • USB Cable, 4 pin Molex Picoblade to 4 -pin JST-GH

Where Used:

  • VOXL Add-ons with USB hub to ArduCam USB Camera

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AJST, GHR-04V-S
Connector BMolex, 51021-0400
Length? mm
Insulator?
Color?
Gauge? AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1V_BUS1V_BUS
2DATA_M2DATA_M
3DATA_P3DATA_P
4GND4GND

MCCA-M0022

Description:

  • PWM Breakout PCB

Where Used:

Pinout:

See schematic