Birds Open Source Release


Kyushu Institute of Technology

Front Access Board

Front Access Board PCB

The Front Access Board (FAB) has two main functions. It is part of the Electrical Power System (EPS), collecting and monitoring electrical power information and managing a kill switch, but not controlling the regulators. That is done by the OBC. Also, it contains the external interfaces, such as the remove before flight pins and programming ports. This board is of proprietary design by Sagami Tsushin. As such, only the schematic for this board is included in this documentation, in PDF format.

If you want to purchase the commercial version of FAB/OBC/EPS, please contact SAGAMI Electronics Industry Ltd. The contact address is

The documentation for the BIRDS3 version of this board can be found here. The documentation for the BIRDS4 version of this board can be found here.