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[highlight=#ffffff]Hello,[/highlight] [highlight=#ffffff]I'm looking for some assistance on a few questions regarding temperature/humidity sensors. [/highlight] [highlight=#ffff...

2018-04-20 20:08 by Evalestin
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Güneşli olduğunda ölçülemez. Sorun ne olabilir? . Arduino nano ile denedik. Arduino ile ilgili olabilir mi?...

2018-04-17 16:10 by scharette
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I have connected a lidar-lite v3 on raspberry pi 3 via I2C port. I have wiring the sensor in accordance with the manual (with capacitor) (Lidar Red wire on Pin 2, Black on pin 6, Blue on pin 3, Green...

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2018-04-03 12:52 by scharette
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Hi, is it possible to install the rp lidar a2 bottoms up?...

2018-03-27 10:59 by scharette
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Hi, I currently bought this load cell and was wondering what exactly is the voltage range for the signal output. I have the spec sheet however I don't see a range saying something like: Load [0 - 1000...

2018-03-26 15:04 by bdaouas
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Hi, I'm looking for a heavy duty strength sensor (Weathstone bridge probably) that will receive blows of about 300 Kg. I'm wondering all the stuff I need to be able to read the data on my computer and...

2018-03-16 11:00 by CBenson
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I have the amplifier shield from this tutorial: https://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/arduino-load-cell-lcd-17078 and could not find information about the specific pinout for the 4 pin load cell connect...

2018-03-05 10:53 by bdaouas
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HI there! now am doing my final year project. this robot supposedly to detect leakage in a pipe. 1. but I confuse either temperature and humidity sensor suitable for the robot. 2. for the camera, I ...

2018-02-26 15:01 by bdaouas
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We are trying to integrate a load cell on a FRC robot. We started with the RB-Onl-38 shield on an Arduino. After some testing, we realized that since our control system has a built in ADC, the Ardui...

2018-02-20 16:13 by bdaouas
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Hi, I got this coin acceptor from Robotshop and it will be great if there is 3D file for this acceptor available. Cheers,...

2018-02-16 10:22 by bdaouas
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Hello, what is the range of the FSR-01? eg 0 - 0,5 kg or 0 - 2 kg? Kind Regards, Alexander...

2018-02-09 16:07 by scharette
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Good morning, I'm looking for a laser lidar to measure the grass height. This is a farm project, I need a sensor on a drone to measure the grass height. I would like to know if you rekon that laser l...

2018-01-30 13:07 by scharette
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CMPS11 Tilt Compensated Compass Module by Devantech Does the board have voltage converters for the I2C? I assume there is a 3.3v regulator on board.The FAQ included with this item does not seem t...

2018-01-23 17:20 by scharette
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[highlight=#ffffff] Our task will be to implement the LIDAR sensor under the bus and get readings if the bus is moving or not. That is, when the bus will move, the back door will be locked and when ...

2018-01-22 11:53 by scharette
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I want to confirm the findings discussed in this thread ( https://www.robotshop.com/forum/problem-with-lidar-lite-v3-t16622 ) and ask some more questions. I followed the instructions for the electric...

2018-01-18 13:02 by scharette
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Hi there, I need to get data from the RPLIDAR unit we just got in, either into Unity engine or Animate AS3 would be fine. Hoping to use just the included USB/UART bridge, but could connect to Arduin...

2018-01-08 16:23 by scharette
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I want to use this level sensor to turn a small pump on and off. When the level is detected the pump shuts off when no liquid is detected the pump goes on. I don't think I really need the extra board ...

2017-12-29 09:18 by CBenson
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Greetings! https://www.robotshop.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_biggrin.gif I am looking for an IMU with the following specification: 1) 160 Degree/sec or above 2) 4G or above 3) ...

2017-12-15 03:45 by bboriprt7
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The only software examples I can find are for an Arduino. Is there anything written for a PIC?...

2017-11-29 20:40 by yellowrov
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Hello, For: SDP Mini RPlidar Experimental 2WD Robot Platform Code[highlight=#ffffff] : RB-Rpk-04. [/highlight] After evaluating is the 2D lidar usable outside of the platform? Meaning: Is this t...

2017-11-29 12:02 by scharette
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Hey there.I have been using myoware sensor for few months and it was working fine till now.when i connect it to arduino it starts normally and gives values only when i flex my muscle but after few min...

2017-11-13 17:01 by bdaouas
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Hi, I am looking to build a device that can detect when vehicles pass by on a road 5-20 meters away where the device activates a switch. I think the Lidar Lite 3 hooked to a microcontroller would wor...

2017-11-13 09:51 by CBenson
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An automated welding fixture is used to weld many different components together to form numerous varying assemblies. Currently, proximity sensors on the fixture detect presence, orientation, and ensu...

2017-11-07 14:15 by DiaLFonZo
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Hello, I would like to know the maximum force that this sensor can sense: http://www.robotshop.com/en/interlink-15-square-fsr.html I looked at different spec sheets but it wasn't clear. Thanks, Al...

2017-10-30 09:01 by alecs2613
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I just purchased an A2 . The page highlites a male barrel connector. ⋅ Is that barrel connector necessary to power the unit or can the unit be powered off of USB alone? ⋅ Wh...

2017-10-26 13:47 by bnjman
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If we seal the Lidar Lite v3 into an enclosure with two o-rings around the front, will it remain watertight? We wish to use the Lidar Lite v3 in our product outdoors. The question is - Are the two len...

2017-10-23 14:58 by scharette
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Bonjour, Est ce que le laser du Lidar Lite 3 est visible ? Je souhaite l'utiliser dans une config avec prise de vue image, mais je ne dois absolument pas voir une lumière dans celle ci. Sinon en ultr...

2017-10-19 09:57 by scharette
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Can I us X and Y galvo mirrors to steer the beam of a laser rangefinder to trace a specified path? Consider the LIDAR-Lite 3 for example. I imagine I could place a mirror in front of the emitter and ...

2017-10-19 09:01 by scharette
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Hi all, The spec sheet for the A2 says that the resolution is less than 0.5 for distances under 1.5 meters. The way it's written suggests this is .5 mm. Can anyone confirm that this is 0.5 millimetr...

2017-10-16 18:55 by bnjman
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hello I would have liked to know if the objective was to deliver with this reference RB-Adu-18 or if it did not buy it elsewhere, if yes or. thank you...

2017-10-13 09:45 by CBenson
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bonjour, j'ai pour projet de réaliser un système permettant de prévenir un cycliste de l'arrivé d'une voiture. Pour cela j'ai besoin d'acquérir la distance entre le vélo et la voiture. Le capteu...

2017-10-11 13:00 by scharette
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I am very new to robotics but I was wondering if it is possible to get a sensor to detect a camera flash, then have that trigger a display to display a word or code? If so, what parts would I need, an...

2017-10-10 13:35 by bdaouas
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Hi, I have not yet received my Lidar-Lite V3 but have studying the data sheet. My application is collision avoidance on a rover using Arduinio Mega. My initial intention is to use PWM, mostly beca...

2017-10-10 10:57 by scharette
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Hi When I get the distance between the Lidar Lite 3 and an obstacle, I don't get correct values, for example Lidar value True value 52cm 27cm 24cm 11cm I have tried with a raspberry pi and an ...

2017-10-03 14:46 by scharette
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Hi, What is the focal length of the IR Positioning Camera? What is the size of the image sensor in mm? Is this the same technology as the Pixart Wiimote IR Camera?...

2017-09-25 14:32 by scharette
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hi I have completed the following advice and believe my litter robot needs repairing. [highlight=#fbfbfb]"The following troubleshooting should resolve the blue light blinking while the waste...

2017-09-12 12:52 by jmichaud
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The divergence of the LIDAR Lite v3 is shown as 2 mRadians by 4 mRadians. In which plane is the beam widest? - eg assuming the LIDAR is mounted with the lenses side by side, will there be a wider zone...

2017-09-12 01:49 by WallyH
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Would LIDAR-Lite 3 be useful for measuring the distance to the car behind? Will it be confused by the road moving beneath? Is the range of 40m also outdoor in sunlight? I plan to use this in combina...

2017-09-08 10:09 by scharette
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Hi, Could you please let me know how to change output rate of HX711 from 10SPS to 80SPS? Thanks...

2017-09-06 07:45 by CBenson
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Anyone got 4 RB-Adu-15 Spy Cameras working on one Raspberry Pi 3? We have 4 cameras and 1 multi-camera adapter RB-Adu-01, and it almost works ⋅ 2.5 amp 5V wall wart ⋅ ArduCam's...

2017-09-01 09:55 by CBenson
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Greetings! I have a project in its nascent stages and I'd love input from minds more experienced than mine. Context: I am a programmer, but have little experience with robotics. I have acquired a b...

2017-08-29 10:45 by CBenson
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Dear all, I am trying to wiring 12 LiDAR sensors on a Mega via I2C. I also need to acquire RTC, GIS, and Gyro dataset to log into the GIS on-board SD card. The manual has provided an example to wir...

2017-08-03 14:24 by scharette
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Hi, I was wondering if your Sense 2 3D scanner would work with apple products? I don't use Windows on my MacBook and would like to know if it would work? Regards, Rob...

2017-08-02 09:20 by CBenson
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Hello, I would like to know whether with your laser scanners we can get the internal defects of a part? OR it gives only the external geometry? I have some graphite plates with some holes drilled into...

2017-07-18 11:57 by scharette
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I have been using the RPLIDAR sensor for awhile now and all of a sudden the band snapped off. What is the size of this o-ring? http://imgur.com/a/OPswL (http://imgur.com/a/OPswL). I was thin...

2017-07-14 13:10 by scharette
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So, if I understand well, the NoIR camera can capture the spectrum from the visible light + the NIR wavelengths. For my application, I need to filter out the wavelengths below 800 approximately. In o...

2017-07-12 12:31 by MichaelNRC
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Hi, The specification of the load cell RB-See-435 says excitation poser supply shall be minimum 10 V. I will be using Arduino R3 Uno and Wheatstone bridge shield RB-Onl-38 to interface it to the l...

2017-07-05 04:46 by robocool1
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Hello. I am trying to connect my pixhawk2.1 to lidar lite v3. I read the http://ardupilot.org/copter/docs/common-rangefinder-lidarlite.html. I try to do i2c connection. The question is I don't get it ...

2017-06-26 14:17 by scharette
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Follow up question on this topic : if powered from the external plug, does the USB cable between the Pi and the A2 need to be modified to cut out the power supply in the USB cable or is that already ...

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2017-06-23 08:26 by scharette
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Hello, The Hokuyo UST 10lx LIDAR are permanently blinking. The datasheet indicates that it s a malfunction state. But i cant find what the origin of the problem is. Moreover, is it possible to repair...

2017-06-22 17:17 by ahoy
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