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Problem driving my jackal robot

I have a Clearpath jackal robot and I am having troubles with driving it using keyboard control. Whenever I run the command: "ros2 run telep_twist_keyboard teleop_twist_keyboard" I don't get ...
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Spawning a second robot using the clearpath_gz simulation

OS: Ubuntu 22.04 ROS 2 Distro: Humble Built from source or installed: Installed followin this : https://docs.clearpathrobotics.com/docs/ros/tutorials/simulator/install Expected behaviour I am ...
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Multi Clearpath Husky Humble Simulation

I'm trying to spawn multiple Husky UGV's using the simulation package provided by clearpath. I'm able to spawn one husky and it works as intended. As outlined in the documentation, this default husky ...
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How can I use Clearpath Husky Simulations on ROS2 Humble?

I'm relatively new to the ROS community and recently wanted to try out ROS2. I was using Clearpath's Husky to test and learn about ROS, Gazebo, RViz etc. on ROS using Husky's model, simulations, ...
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ROS2 Humble - Clearpath Jackal

I own a Clearpath Jackal (J100-0758) with GPS, Intel Realsense D415 and ouster os1-32-u. I have been trying to install ROS2 Humble for some time. Unfortunately, I keep running into problems. I have ...
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diff_drive_controller in ROS2 on Jackal platform causing jittered controls

I am currently battling with the ClearPath Jackal robot trying to upgrade it. I have struggled for weeks trying to understand why using a PS4 controller gives jittery values. Basically the jackal will ...
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To demonstrate motion planning of a Husky robot through dynamic environments using Gazebo, how can I introduce moving characters in Gazebo?

I am working on the ClearPath Husky ROS Navigation stack and am trying to demonstrate the motion of Husky through an environment with dynamic obstacles in Gazebo. I see that mostly such a ...
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Husky robot shows rostopics but not message over them

I have a Clearpath husky robot setup with their ros noetic image (ubuntu 20.04 on amd64 architecture) clearpath-universal-noetic-amd64-0.5.14.iso which to my ...
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How to use PS4 controller with CLearpath Jackal?

I am struggling to use the PS4 controller supplied with the Clearpath Jackal for manual control. I can connect to it by running sudo bluetoothctl then ...
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How to interact between a ROS snap and a Clearpath Jackal?

I am planning to install my ROS package as a Snap on a Clearpath Jackal. How would I do this in a way that would allow the nodes ...
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Robot Rotating relative to odom in RViz when it is stationary

Hi, I'm using a Clearpath Husky A200 with a sick LMS111 LIDAR. When I open RVIZ I can see the points generated by the LIDAR and they are in the correct position relative to the husky. However, both ...
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nav2d Operator does not update with laser scan on real Clearpath Husky

Hy there, i am trying to use the nav2d package with a real Husky but have problems with getting the costmap updated according to a lidar-measurement. The setup looks like: PC running ROS Kinetic ...
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Roscore and Sensors node are not starting on boot [Clearpath Husky]

Hello, I have recently got a husky from clearpath. When I boot the system the general behavior was to launch all the rosnodes on boot. I added my own laser scanner, and wanted to add it to the upstart ...
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nmea_navsat_driver /fix topic hangs indefinitely

Hey everyone! I'm running into an issue that I've previously resolved and have seen posted in a few different places, so apologies if it's a duplicate. This weekend, I started getting this problem ...
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husky A200 setup

Hi, I am trying to set up a Husky a200 in my school research lab. I tried to followed the instruction on how to set it up, but I got confused on the order of instructions. Following this website, In ...
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Remapping move_base Twist publisher topic

Hi all, I'm working with a Clearpath Husky on ROS Indigo, Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to remap the topic that move_base publishes its Twist messages on to (...
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How can I get a Clearpath Jackal to receive HDL-32 data?

This may be more of a general networking question but because it's relevant to the ROS community I felt like this was the most appropriate place to discuss it. The Problem (TL;DR) I have a Velodyne ...
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How to mount Razor IMU on Clearpath Husky Robot

I hope you can help me with my Razor IMU configuration (SEN-10736). I've followed the razor_imu_9dof tutorial in order to make the board work under ROS Indigo and everything works great! I'm just ...
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How can I reduce drift in my robot's trajectory?

The Problem (TL;DR) My robot used to travel in straight lines between point A and point B. Now it doesn’t. I want to figure out why and how I can make it do that again by forcing the local path ...
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Sourcing husky setup inside subprocess

I'm working on a GUI built with PyQt4 and Python 2.7 that launches various console commands to run demos for the Clearpath Husky robot using python's subprocess. The GUI switches between launching the ...
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Jackal robot PS4 remote cannot pair using bluetooth with the robot?

I just got a jackal robot with a PS4 remote. According to the instructions it should automatically pair with the jackal robot however the pairing doesnt happen. However, when I connect the remote to ...
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How to use SDF with ROS packages in gazebo?

Using ROS Indigo and Gazebo 2.2 on Ubuntu 14.04 I have created a model for a robot that is similar to Clearpath's Jackal. What I am trying to do is have the already-created Jackal packages apply to my ...
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pointgrey_camera_driver fails to compile

I'm trying to follow the navigation tutorials for the Clearpath Jackal here: http://www.clearpathrobotics.com/assets/guides/ros/ROS%20Navigation%20Basics.html However after installing everything from ...
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Problem with gmapping.launch file

Hello! I am a newbie to ROS. Please bear with me. I was following the tutorials by Clearpath Robotics for Navigation basics. Here is the link: ROS Navigation Basics Here, at the step where I have to ...
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Problem installing any package

Hello! I am a newbie to ROS. Please bear with me. Edit 1: I am unable to install any package now. I tried installing Turtlebot Simulator and I am getting the same error. I think there is some problem ...
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Calibrating IMUs

Dear Ros Community, I now have 3 IMUs installed on my Clearpath Husky. The IMUs are a Microstrain 3DM-GX2, a Microstrain 3DM-GX3, and a Microstrain 3DM-GX4. The 3DM-GX2 and 3DM-GX3 both use the 3DM-...
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Install a Second IMU, Clearpath Husky

Dear Ros Community, I am running a Clearpath Robotics Husky, and I would like to install a second IMU, a Microstrain 3DM-GX3-25. There is already a Microstrain 3DM-GX2 installed on the robot. How do I ...
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using ros::shutdown() in arduino code

Hey there guys, I am trying to write an arduino based code for my robot, that would allow me to use a button on the PS3 joystick as an emergency kill-switch. I thought using ros::shutdown() would work,...
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How to move Clearpath Husky A200 by a specific distance by publishing to a topic?

I looked at some tutorials online, and I came across - rostopic pub /husky/cmd_vel geometry_msgs/Twist That does the trick well, when you specify the parameters, ...
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Set model and link states of Clearpath Husky-Grizzly in Gazebo

Hi, I'm working with the Clearpath Husky and Grizzly simulators. And so I have the model loaded in Gazebo. And also the visualization in Rviz. Now, when I reset the model state of the robot in Gazebo ...
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What are the units for the Husky turn rate? [husky_plugin.cpp]

I have modified the husky_plugin.cpp code such that it publishes its velocities to odom.twist.twist, for example: odom.twist.twist.angular.x = odom_vel_[2]; When I command max turn rate, the odom ...
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Indigo fails to load clearpath husky in gazebo

So im trying to migrate over from hydro to indigo, and along with that I am trying to move over my custom simulator packages. Im getting alot fatal errors with trying to run my model with gazebo 2.2 ...
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how to call node from overlay package from a package in hydro default installation

Hi, I have installed husky_navigation which is the standard navigation package for the Clearpath Husky robot directly from the hydro installation ros-hydro-husky-navigation. I'm running a launchfile ...
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Input to robot_pose_ekf from IMU and Encoder frames IDs?

Hi, I'm running the robot_pose_ekf node subscribing to the /imu and /encoder. What should be the frame ID's of the msgs on those topics? Currently, my /encoder has frame_id: odom_combined and ...
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Husky (Clearpath) Controller source code

I am looking to make some changes in the clearpath_base package for the Husky controller in ROS Hydro. However, I do not see the source files in the ROS directories. How do I get access to the source ...
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ROS Answers SE migration: UM6 Hanging

Hello, I am using a CHR um6 imu on a Clearpath Robotics Husky A200. I am using Clearpath's um6 package to get data from the imu. When I send the command ...
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How to log Clearpath Husky topic values in a text file

At the moment, I control my Husky robot by using a wireless joypad as described in Husky-ROS tutorial ...
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Log and print Clearpath Husky sensor data with ROS and joy node

Hello, I'm driving Husky A200 by using a joystick with this command: roslaunch clearpath_teleop example.launch everything works OK, but I would like to print in ...
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How to load Clearpath Husky model in gazebo with ROS

Hello, I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 and I installed ROS, Gazebo and Clearpath files. I have a Husky robot and I'd like to test my code without having to connect the robot to my USB port each time. It would ...
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Husky A200, robot_pose_ekf

Hello, I am working with Clearpath Husky. I would like to merge all sensors over robot_pose_ekf (encoders and IMU). However, when I drive a robot, output from the filter is not correct. It is mostly ...
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AMCL husky problems

Hi, I am trying to use amcl to drive a robot around my school. It failed to load saved maps, but seemed to accept when I told it to use the /map topic. The problem I am having now though is that ...
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Husky not sending odometry data

Hi All, I am trying to set up SLAM on a Husky A200, and am having some troubles. There is no tf link between /odom and /base_footprint. To fix this, I am using robot_pose_ekf to take the husky's ...
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Husky A200 gmapping transform problem

Hi Again, I am trying to use Gmapping on a Clearpath Husky A200 with a Sick LMS100 laser range finder. The problem I am running into is that there is no tf from odom to base_footprint. I tried using a ...
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husky_navigation gmapping_demo.launch not updating

Hello again, I am using the husky_navigation gmapping_demo.launch to try mapping my lab. Everything is set up properly (as far as I know anyway) but when I launch the program rviz only shows the first ...
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Gmapping with Husky A200 and SICK LMS100

Hi All, I am attempting to get Gmapping to work with the Clearpath Robotics Husky A200 UGV using a SICK LMS100 laser range finder. I am pretty new to ROS, so please forgive me if I've made a glaring ...
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Husky model in Gazebo

I am trying to run the Clearpath Husky model in Gazebo. The URDF and launch files are working fine and I can spawn the model, but it is crushing my high end system. Just got off the phone with ...
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Gazebo and Clearpath Husky A200

I found this tutorial on setting up a Husky A200 simulation environment with Gazebo: http://siddhantahuja.wordpress.com/2012/02/24/ros-gazeborviz-simulation-for-four-wheeled-differential-drive-robot/ ...
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How does rosjava relate to ROS?

I have several years experience with Java, but I am brand new to ROS. For my academic program, I will be working with Clearpath robotics products such as the Husky and Kingfisher. This week, I ...
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how to use the package "clearpath_kinect"

the package "clearpath_kinect" subscribe to the topic "idfloor_in" with the message type "sensor_msgs/PointCloud2",and I run the node "openni_node" which has ...
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Has anyone worked with the Clearpath Robotics Husky A200?

I am wondering if anyone has worked with the Clearpath Robotics Husky A200 platform under ROS. Specifically I would like to know: Does the ROS API give you enough flexibility? What hardware do you ...
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