For setup and configuration of your M500 you must Remove the Propellers for safety.
Now power up the VOXL and Flight Core on the M500. This can be done by connecting a 5V Power Supply to the power module’s barrel jack. Or you can plug in a 4S battery:
To install a 4S battery, slide into the body as shown. There is a stop at the front of the vehicle that will prevent the battery from sliding too far forward. The battery should be pressed all the way in until it hits the stop for a consistent center of mass. Power on the vehicle by connecting the battery to the M500’s XT60 connector.
From the factory, the vehicle will power up as a WiFi Access Point with a name like
VOXL:XX:XX:XX:XX:XX). You can connect to it with a password of
Once connected to the VOXL AP, you’ll get an IP address from VOXL via DHCP, locate the address, in my case it’s
More details can be found at the VOXL WiFi quickstart page.
There are roughly two paths you could take:
- Check out PX4 and Fly
- Skip to Machine Vision features to mess around at your desktop