Power / Communications Module

The Power Module receives power from the topside and converts it to power levels required by the various modules, sensors and accessories.

8 Pin Male Tether Connector

Pin Function
1 Interlock (GND)
2 Interlock (Sense)
3 Tether V+
4 M100 EOP+
5 Tether V-
6 M100 EOP-
7 RS-485 A
8 RS 485 B

5 Pin Female High Power (Thruster, Lights) Connector (2)

Pin Function Wire AWG Color
1 48 V DC + 20 Red
2 GND 22 Green
3 48 V DC - 20 Black
4 RS-485 A 24 Gray
5 RS-485 B 24 White

Power is rated at 750 Watts per port for 1,500 Watts total.

Power is rated at 300 Watts for the 24 Volt circuit and 120 Watts for the 12 Volt circuit.

Power Module Arrangement

The communications module is the "brains" of the vehicle and coordinates vehicle control systems and provides data paths for sensors and accessories.

9 Pin Female Interface Connectors

The ports are not numbered in sequence.

Pin Function
1 ETH_RXP +
2 ETH_RXP -
3 24 V DC +
4 ETH_TXP +
5 GND
6 ETH_TXP -
7 RS-485 A
8 RS-485 B
9 12 V DC +

Power is rated at 300 Watts each for the 24 and 12 Volt circuits.

Communications Module Arrangement
Port
Number
Module/Device
Assignment
TCP
Port
Baud Rate Notes
1 Power 7444 (vrport1) 115200
N/A Communications
Module
7444 (vrport1) 115200
2 N/A N/A
3 High Definition Camera 7446
4 N/A N/A
5 AHRSD 7448
6 Rotating Manipulator 7449 38400

Defaults: Group ID - 193; Node ID - 2; IP address - 192.168.1.64; RS-485 accessible


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