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Can you make up an CAN-Bus "Y" lead....??

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by SimonH78, Jul 4, 2014.

  1. SimonH78

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    I have a FC-40 with the "DJI Groundstation" and a "Zenmuse G3-3D" but can only attach one CAN-Bus at one time.....see pic of my mounting..... is it possible to use a Y lead should be easy to solder one together from spare Bus leads?? Don't really want to buy the CAN-Bus ...
     

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  3. ElGuano

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    Re: Can you make up an CAN-Bus

    Yes you can directly parallel (y) a canBus cable to attach multiple devices. Make sure you get the leads correct though, you can fry your peripherals if the +6v power is miswired.

    Also, I don't know about the GCU, but the datalink air end gets quite warm. Make sure your stacking of peripherals has enough airflow to keep them cool, and your mounting method doesn't come loose with high temps.