Hardware/Pixhawk Dev Call (FMU): Feb 02, 2021

Feb 02, 2021

Meeting Time

  • 9am PST

Call Moderators

Agenda Items

  • v5X/v6X release
  • FMUv6U
  • FMUv7 gen recommendation (@igalloway, NXP)

Dail In

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Meeting Minutes


  • Jinger Zeng (Dronecode Foundation)
  • Ramon Roche (Dronecode Foundation)
  • Daniel Agar (PX4)
  • Gerald Peklar (NXP)
  • Peter van der Perk (NXP)
  • Sahaj Sarup (Linaro)
  • Andres Lorvi (TII)
  • Sarp Karayigit (Maxwell)
  • Vince Poon (Holybro)
  • Andrew Smith (Gumstix)
  • Alex Klimaj (ARK Electronics)
  • Jacob Christ (Apium)
  • Benjamin Perseghetti (Rudis)

Support email for FMU implementation questions


Pixhawk / 96Boards Update

  • Two versions being developed: CE & Mezzanine
  • Size of a credit card
  • @ric96 plans to share the design with the team for review
  • 96Boards is targeting to have this ready this month

PX4 support for FMUv6 was merged today :tada:

  • Thanks to the work by Andrew Smith from Gumstix
  • Available on the main branch, and will be part of PX4 v1.12 release
  • HS-USB support will come in a future patch

DS-016 Standards document was created and lead by Andrew S.

  • Document needs a review by @rroche
  • Once we finalize the review we need to version it and publish it to Github

NXP recommends the S32K-K344 as an option for the 7th generation FMU, they are adopting the S32K3 throughout all of its designs


Errata and Feedback

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