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Pixhawk auxiliary channels 5 and 6


(Tim Pierce) #1

Quick question about the auxiliary channels on the pixhawk, specifically 5 and 6. Can I use one of those two to turn a laser on and off bound to a button easily? Just voltage / no voltage, no dimming?


(undersearobotics.com) #2

Not sure if QGround Control supports this, but on the hardware side it’s simple enough. Just get a “receiver controlled RC switch” like this:

or this:


(Tim Pierce) #3

I’ll get one of those on the way, thanks! My battery showed up, but still no charger yet, so I can’t quite system test anything.