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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.

Table of contents

CableDescriptionSchematic
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-00006 - END OF LIFE4-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-00011-1VOXL-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 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-00019-1USB3 Host Mode, USB3.0 A Female Plug to Micro-B plugHere
MCBL-00020USB Cable, 4-pin Molex Picoblade to 4-pin JST-GH, ArduCam (internal)Here
MCBL-00021RC Input Cable, FrSky R-XSR to Flight Core / VOXL Flight 
MCBL-00022USB3 10-pin JST cableHere
MCBL-00023M0051 Consolidated Pigtail CableHere
MCBL-00024Power Module to Stand Alone Modem CableHere
MCBL-00025LTE v2 to Flight Core TelemetryHere
MCBL-00026Microhard v2 to Flight Core TelemetryHere
MCBL-00027RB5 Flight UART ESC Cablev1, v2
MCBL-00028Seeker GPS cableHere
MCBL-00029QC Flight RB5 to ESC cable / 200mm VOXL2 to ESC cableHere
MCBL-00030ESC motor cablesv1, v2
MCBL-00031 6 pin-JST-GH-to 6-pin-JST-GH passthrough, Chirp Breakout to Debug or Modem Carrier BoardHere
MCBL-00062Flight Core v2 Power Cable 
MCBL-00063Flight Core v2 UART ESC Cable 
AccesoriesDescription
MCCA-M0022PWM Breakout PCB

MDK-M0018-1

MDK-M0018-1

Description:

  • Flight Core Cable Kit

Contains:

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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
Length140mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge20 AWG

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 - END OF LIFE

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

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MCBL-00011-1

MCBL-00011-1

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)
  • Connecting ESC’s’ to VOXL CAM (on Seeker Drone, for example)

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 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)
Length100mm
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
Length100mm
InsulatorPVC (flexible)
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

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

MCBL-00017

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-00019-1

Description:

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

Where Used:

  • Usage details coming soon

MCBL-00019-1

ComponentDetails
Connector AUSB3.0 TYPEA 9POS SLD
Connector BUSB3.0 MICRO B SLD
Length50mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorSee attached
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1V_BUS1V_BUS
2D-2D-
3D+3D+
4GND4GND
5GND5GND
6MicB_SSRX-6MicB_SSRX-
7MicB_SSRX+7MicB_SSRX+
8GND8GND
9MicB_SSTX-9MicB_SSTX-
10MicB_SSTX+10MicB_SSTX+

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00020

MCBL-00020

Description:

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

Where Used:

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

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A4POS 1.25mm PICOBLADE
Connector B4POS 1.25mm JST
Length100mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1V_BUS1V_BUS
2DATA_M2DATA_M
3DATA_P3DATA_P
4GND4GND

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00021

MCBL-00021-1

Description:

RC Input Cable, FrSky R-XSR to Flight Core / VOXL Flight

Where Used:

  • Flight Core / VOXL Flight
  • Seeker Drone

MCBL-00022

MCBL-00022

Description:

  • USB3 10-pin JST cable

Where Used:

  • Usage details coming soon

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A10POS 1.25mm JST
Connector BCONN RCPT USB3.0 TYPEA
Length77mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
10 4 
9 3 
8 2 
7 1 
6 9 
5 8 
4 7 
3 6 
2 5 
1 10 

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00023

MCBL-00023

Description:

  • M0051 Consolidated Pigtail Cable

Where Used:

  • Usage details coming soon

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector ARCP 30 POS 1mm
Connector BCONTACT CRIMP
Length110mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00024

MCBL-00024

Description:

  • Power Module to Stand Alone Modem Cable

Where Used:

  • Usage details coming soon

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A4POS 2.5mm SHROUD
Connector B2POS 1.8mm RED
Length100mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorSee attached
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1VDCIN_5V1VDCIN_5V
2GND2GND
3---
4---

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00025

MCBL-00025

Description:

  • LTE v2 to Flight Core Telemetry

Where Used:

  • Usage details coming soon

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A6POS 1.00mm JST
Connector B4POS 1.00mm JST
Length100mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorSee attached
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1-1-
2TX2RX
3RX3TX
4-4GND
5---
6GND--

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00026

MCBL-00026

Description:

  • Microhard v2 to Flight Core Telemetry

Where Used:

  • Usage details coming soon

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A6POS 1.25mm JST
Connector B4POS 1.00mm JST
Length100mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorSee attached
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1-1-
2TX2RX
3RX3TX
4-4GND
5---
6GND--

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00027 v2

MCBL-00027

Description:

  • RB5 Flight UART ESC Cable

Where Used:

  • Usage details coming soon

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A4POS 1.25mm JST
Connector BSocket Housing 6POS 1.25mm
Length100mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
13.3VDC1VDD REF_OUT_PWM
2TX_SDA2CH0_PWM_IN
3RX_SCL3CH1_PWM_IN
4GND4CH2_NC
--5CH3_NC
--6GND

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00028

MCBL-00028-2

Description:

  • Seeker GPS Cable

Where Used:

  • Connects GPS/Magnetometer to VOXL-CAM on Seeker drone

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A4POS 1.25mm JST
Connector B3POS 1.25mm JST
Length230mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
15VDC1GND
2RX2SDA
3TX3SCL
4SCL4TX
5SDA5RX
6-65VDC
7---
8---
9---
10GND--

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00029

MCBL-00029

Description:

  • RB5 Flight to ESC cable / 200mm VOXL2 to ESC cable

Where Used:

  • Connects ESC to Qualcomm Flight RB5 Mainboard

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A6POS 1.25mm HiRose
Connector B4POS 1.25mm JST
Length200mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1-1-
2TX2TX
3RX3RX
4-4GND
5GND--
6---

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00030

MCBL-00030-3

Description:

  • RB5 Flight ESC to motor cables

Where Used:

  • Connects ESC’s to Motors on Qualcomm Flight RB5

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector AUsage details coming soon
Length250mm
InsulatorSilicon
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A 
1V_BUS
2DATA_M
3DATA_P
4GND

See Schematic Here


MCBL-00031

MCBL-00031-1

Description:

  • 6 pin-JST-GH-to 6-pin-JST-GH passthrough, Chirp Breakout to Debug or Modem Carrier Board

Where Used:

  • Connects Qualcomm Flight RB5 Flight Deck Modem and Chirp Sensors

Details:

ComponentDetails
Connector A6POS 1.25mm JST
Connector B6POS 1.25mm JST
Length100mm
InsulatorSilicon
ColorBlack
Gauge26 AWG

Pinout:

A B 
1V_REG_3V1V_REG_3V
2GPIO_38_V2_OUT2GPIO_39_V2_OUT
3GPIO_39_V2_IN3GPIO_39_V2_IN
4I2C10_SDA4I2C10_SDA
5I2C10_SCL5I2C10_SCL
6GND6I2C10_SDA

See Schematic Here