AeroCore 2 for 96Boards

Table of Contents

1) Introduction

1.1) About the 96Boards AeroCore2 Mezzanine

The 96Boards AeroCore2 Mezzanine provides MAV control to 96Boards compliant platforms. With an ARM Cortex-M4 microcontroller running NuttX RTOS and an integrated connection to the connected 96Boards device, AeroCore 2 gives users a complete Linux installation on a PX4-compatible platform.

1.2) Specifications and Features

  • Accelerometer: 6-axis internal measurement unit (IMU)
  • Barometer
  • Controller Area Network (CAN): For use in applications employing the CAN serial communication physical layer in accordance with the ISO 11898 standard.
  • Gyroscope: 3-axis gyroscope
  • USB Device: Micro B USB Plug
  • 5-pin GPS Connector: Compatible with Gumstix Pre-GO series GPS modules.
  • Magnetic Buzzer: SMT (5V 30mA 92dBA) BUZZER MAGNETIC 5V 12.8MM SMD
  • Texas Instruments SN65HVD232 CAN Transceiver Designed for use with Texas Instruments DSPs with CAN controllers and equivalent devices. Provides differential transmit and receive capability at speeds up to 1 Mbps.
  • FTDI FT232RQ USB UART Interface Connect to an RS232 serial terminal over USB with the FTDI FT232RQ interface
  • Memory (SPI FRAM 1MB 1.8V) Memory (SPI FRAM 1MB 1.8V)
  • MS5611 Barometric Sensor A high resolution altitude and digital atmospheric pressure sensor accurate to within 10 cm.
  • Micro B USB Plug
  • JST-XH Top 3Pos 2.5mm CONN HEADER XH TOP 3POS 2.5MM
  • DF13 Top 5Pos 1.25mm CONN HEADER 5POS 1.25MM STR TIN
  • DF30 Series 24 Position Dual Row 0.4 mm SMT Board to Board Receptacle DF30 Series 24 Position Dual Row 0.4 mm SMT Board to Board Receptacle
  • ST L3GD20H 3-Axis Gyroscope IC MEMS MOTION SENSOR 16LLGA. Updated version of ICL415 (L3G4200D)
  • LSM303D 6-Axis Accelerometer System-in-package featuring a 3D digital linear acceleration sensor and a 3D digital magnetic sensor.

2) Guides and Documentation