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Tarot Quad Power Distribution Board Signal Hub TL4X004

Tarot Quadcopter Power Distribution Board Signal Hub TL4X004

£18.50
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Brand: 
Tarot Multirotor Frames
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SKU:
PDB-SHUB-QUAD

If you've built a multirotor before you'll appreciate that there is a lot of wiring involved and it can be hard to keep all of it neat and tidy. This board has been designed to simplify the wiring and help keep it organised. It takes care of both power distribution and ESC signal wiring all in one neat package. 

The board is designed for quadcopters so it features four ESC signal inputs labeled M1 to M4. The connections are outputted together respectively at the signal hub, ready for you to connect with your flight controller*. On the power distribution side of things, the board has six 3.5mm pre-tinned contacts to solder four ESC’s to; leaving a couple spare to power other devices like UBECs and FPV gear. High current 10AWG power leads come pre-soldered to the board ready for you to solder your preferred battery connector to. To increase the current handling capacity of the board you can apply extra solder to the positive and negative connections. A foam adhesive pad is included which should be stuck to the back of the board to insulate it from your frame.

*Important: The signal hub does not have a positive connection, only signal and ground connections.

  • ESC Signal Connections: 4 connection ports
  • Power Output: 6 x 3.5mm connections for 12-14AWG
  • Battery Connection: 10AWG bare 180mm leads
  • Size: 101 x 84 x1.5mm
  • Mount Holes: 4x M3 
  • Weight: 54

Included:

  • 1x Quadcopter PDB Signal Hub TL4X004
  • Insulation Sticker
  • Wiring Diagram

About Power Distribution Boards (PDBs): A PDB is used to distribute power from the flight battery to the speed controllers (ESCs) and other auxiliaries. They make for a tidy and reliable installation. The alternative is a bird’s nest of cables back to the flight battery and a higher risk of bad connections over time, as connecting/disconnecting your battery will tugged on your wiring. Additionally if you need to replace an ESC you will have to cut into the wiring harness to detach it, with a PDB it's simply a case of unplugging/desoldering a connection. That said, if you are only wiring up a small quadcopter and space is tight, a wiring harness might be a better and lighter solution. Great consideration should be given to your power distribution, as any failure in the system will likely result in a loss of power to the motors. In this regard ensuring that your solution is able to handle the peak current draw from your electronics is top priority.

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