VOXL Quickstart Requirements

Before you start, you’ll need to gather up the following:

VOXL-DK

The VOXL Development Kit is available for purchase from here and contains the following:

voxl-dk

Component Part Number Description
VOXL Core Board MCCA-M0006 Development board
VOXL Power Module v3 NA Provides regulated power to the board
Power Cable MCBL-00001 Connects development board to regulator board, also available here
Wi-Fi Antennas (QTY2) MANT-00001 also availabe here

Power Supply

A 5V/6A rated power supply is required:

Component Part Number Description
VOXL Power Supply MPS-00001-1 Recommended: GlobTek, Inc. WR9QA6000LCP-N(R6B) with Q-NA(R) plug, here and here

WARNING!

You CANNOT USE common 12v power supplies even though their connectors may fit the Power Module’s barrel jack. The APM’s barrel jack bypasses the regulator and can accept 5V ONLY.

USB cable and Computer

The following will be required to interact with the VOXL:

  • USB 2.0 A-Male to Micro B Cable
  • Host computer running Linux flavour of your choice

Next Steps

Next, we’ll look at basic hardware setup.