Pixhawk Cube Dual Battery Configuration

Hello all,

I will use 6s LIPO 5000mah X 2 and I’m scared to burn the battery or drone when I connect the power.

I heard that configuration “2” is the best.

but, I have 2 battery monitors and I dont want configuration “2” because I have to buy or make “Y” cable.

I do not want to make “Y” cable.

is it possible to use configuration “3”?

will there is no problem? I will connect “battery monitor 1” to “pixhawk cube connector power 1” & “battery monitor 2” to “pixhawk cube connector power 2”

Im planning to lift up heavy things so current draw will be severe. will this doubling battery monitor help me?

yes, 3 is possible and also the best solution. But remember: the battery voltages are not independent.

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3 will work but you will have to set battery current mode to add up the current from the pair of sensors and average the voltage to get a correct reading

batt1 setting would be 10 Sum Of Selected Monitors
batt2 would be power sensor 1 and power sensor 1 current
batt3 would be power sensor 2 and power sensor 2 current.


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This may be of interest to avoid imbalances, though it doesn’t necessarily/specifically address power redundancy.