# CUAV P8 Telemetry Radio

CUAV P8 Radio is a long range (>60km) and high data rate (375Kbps) remote data transmission module for drones that works plug-and-play with PX4.

It supports multiple modes such as point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and relay communication.

CUAV P8 Radio

# Key Features

  • Long range: >60km (depending on the antenna and environment, up to 100 km).
  • Supports point-to-point, point-to-multipoint, and repeater modes.
  • Up to 2W power (fixed frequency 2W; frequency hopping 1W)
  • Up to 345Kbps transfer rate.
  • Supports 12v~60V operating voltage.
  • Unit can operate either as ground station modem or aircraft modem.
  • Independent power supply for more stable operation
  • USB Type-C port, integrated USB to UART converter

# Purchase

# PX4 Configuration

The CUAV P8 Radio comes pre-configured (baud rate 57600, broadcast mode) for use with PX4. It should require no additional setup if connected to TELEM1 OR TELEM2.

On some flight controllers, or if used with a different serial port, you may need to configure the port for MAVLink communication.

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P8 Configuration (opens new window) provides full information about radio configuration, if required.

# Pinouts

P8 pinouts

# Data Port

pin C-RTK GPS 6P pin Pixhawk standard pins
1 5V+(NC) 1 VCC
2 RX 2 TX
3 TX 3 RX
4 RTS 4 RTS
5 CTS 5 CTS
6 GND 6 GND

# Wiring

P8 wiring

Connect the CUAV P8 Radio to the TELEM1/TELEM2 interface of the flight controller and use a battery or BEC to power the module. The required cables are included in the package.

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P8 Radio does not support power supply from the flight controller, it needs to be connected to a 12~60v battery or BEC.

# More information

P8 manual (opens new window)

CUAV P8 Radio (opens new window) (Offical Guide)