- Manufactured by AUAV, designed by Nick Arsov & Phillip Kocmoud.
- Officially selected as PX4-FMUv4.
- Small form factor comparable to CC3D, NAZE, etc.
- Fits easily on 250 class racing quads.
- General improvements over Pixhawk (Faster CPU, more RAM, better sensors, etc.).
- Uses JST GH connectors with locking tabs. Much easier to handle than DF13.
- Built-in WiFi.
- Make sure there's an SD card in the PixRacer.
Connect via USB
- Connect via USB.
- Open QGroundControl and it should connect automatically via USB. If you've disabled autoconnect, setup an USB serial connection.
Connect via WiFi
- The default WiFi SSID is
PixRacerand the default password is
- Open QGroundControl and it should connect to PixRacer via UDP automatically. If you've disabled autoconnect, setup an UDP connection on port 14450.
NOTE: It's safer NOT to connect both WiFi and USB at the same time.
- If the firmware version and QGroundControl version doesn't match, you won't be able to run vehicle setup.
- Make sure you are only connected via USB and simply update the firmware via QGroundControl to use all of the functionalities.
Follow the Standard PX4 Setup Procedures
- Select Airframe Type
- Setup Radio Control
- Setup and Calibrate Sensors
- Setup Flight Modes
- Configure Power Module
- Configure Failsafe
- Tweak Other Parameters
For setting PID values on 250 sized quads, select
Lumenier QAV250 or
Generic 250 Racer from the Airframe selection screen in QGroundControl. For default values, refer to this page.
Connect to a NuttX shell via USB by first removing the SD card and then booting the PixRacer.
screen /dev/tty.usbmodem1 57600 8N1
To access the System Console which has boot output printouts, modify the JST GH to JST SH cable supplied with PixRacer and connect it to a FTDI serial adopter/cable.
PX4 Native Stack Discussion
AUAV PDB stackable module
Hardware Source Files
3D Printable Case
Intro video by Painless360
- There are cheap counterfeit copies of Pixracer out there, but don't buy them as they have many issues and are based on an older revision.
- Buy direct from the manufacturer as the quality of the boards they produce is really good.