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Advanced Power Drives Releases F Series V2 Electronic Speed Controllers

The V2 hardware features enhancements including a built-in bootloader for configuration, passthrough firmware updating from a supported flight controller, Bi-Directional DShot, and UART pin overvoltage protection By Phoebe Grinter / 29 Mar 2023
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F Series V2 Electronic Speed Controllers

Advanced Power Drives has released the F Series V2 Electronic Speed Controllers (ESCs), enabling some of its most requested features without compromising the flight-proven reliability the F Series is known for. 

F Series motor controllers are compatible with all major drone flight control systems, and are easily integrated into a variety of UAV platforms with plug-and-play installation.

The company designed the V2 F Series ESCs to be a drop-in replacement for the existing units, ensuring a seamless transition for its customers. There is no requirement to firmware update V2 units once delivered to introduce these features.

Version 2 Improvements

The following improvements have been made to the version 1 variations:

All units:

  • Configuration of drive parameters, signal types and fault handling.
  • On board bootloader.
  • Additional Telemetry types: PWM Telemetry and RPM Output.
  • High-speed telemetry rates (digital protocols).
  • Reversible drive mode operation support (full forwards to full reverse).
  • Dynamic signal quality checks across supported input protocols.

80F3[X]v2 and 120F3[X]v2:

  • Bi-Directional DShot for RPM Filtering support.
  • Passthrough firmware updating and configuration.
  • Hardware protection for UART programming pins.
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