CONNEX/CONNEX Fusion Ground Unit (Receiver)

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Netanel Goldberg

 

The following figures show both sides of the Ground Unit.

Ground Unit (Receiver) – 1

Ground Unit (Receiver) – 2

Key  Name  Description
1 Tripod Mount Hole Enables you to connect the Ground Unit to a tripod. Connection to a tripod is optional.
2 Power Port Input rating: 7-17 VDC.
3 Micro USB Port This port enables configuration and upgrade of the Ground Unit software using the CONNEX Management application for Windows / MAC or for Android devices.
4 S.BUS / PPM Trainer

This port can be connected to the Remote Control trainer port. This port enables you to remotely control the gimbal on the drone using the link between the Ground Unit and the Air Unit.
With CONNEX SW version 2.0.x and up, the Ground Unit supports both S.BUS and PPM inputs. (Previously support was limited to S.BUS only.) 

The bit rate of this control can be configured in the S.BUS Rate field using the CONNEX Management application for Windows / MAC or for Android devices.

5

LEDs

For a description of the Air Unit LEDs, refer to Setting Up the CONNEX Ground Unit

6 Five Rx Antennas Connectors The five antennas provided need to be screwed onto these connectors.
7 On/Off Switch Powers the Ground Unit on and off.
8 OSD Button Enables/disables the OSD display. This display presents a screen of telemetry information collected by the CONNEX system on the monitor connected to the Ground Unit (e.g., Air Unit flight parameters, height, direction, signal strength, and so on). For more information, refer to Ground Unit – On Screen Display (OSD).
By default, OSD is enabled (displayed). Pressing this button disables and re-enables OSD.
9 Link Button The CONNEX system supports up to four Ground Units per Air Unit. The Ground Unit provided out-of-the-box automatically searches for and connects to the Air Unit provided in the same box. The Link button enables you to connect additional Ground Units to the same Air Unit. For details, refer to Multicasting to Multiple Ground Units.
10 HDMI Port Enables display of the received video. Connect this port to a monitor’s HDMI port using the provided standard HDMI cable.

Battery Plate Screws: Four screws for connecting a battery plate are provided on the bottom of the Ground Unit. The battery plate, which is an optional accessory, is not included, and may be purchased from AMIMON's website or authorized resellers.

Ground Unit Cables and Antennas

The box number in which each cable is provided is indicated in the table below.

Name  Description   
Standard HDMI Cable

 

1.2 meters. Box 7.
AC Power Adapter and Cable

 

Four different adapters are provided for indoor use only. Box 5.
S.BUS Trainer Port Cable 3-pin to Futaba – 1 meter cable. Box 6.
PPM Cable PL 2.5mm male to PL3.5mm male. Box 7.  
Rx Antennas

 

Five 2dbi screw-on antennas. Box 4.
Micro USB Cable

Standard Micro USB cable for upgrading the Ground Unit software.

The Micro USB connector connects to the USB port on the Air and Ground Units.

The mini USB connector connects to a computer on which the Ground Unit software is installed. Box 6.

USB to Micro USB Connector

Enables connection of the Air Unit to a tablet or mobile device.

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