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Logitech Gamepad F310 Joystick is not working on ROS 2

I am trying to do teleportation of a mobile robot using ROS 2 Humble and with Logitech Gamepad F310 joystick. I am using the following command: ...
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Error when using Roboteq Controller ROS2 driver

I have roboteq Controller for brushless DC Motor. I would like to use the driver abd the controller with ROS2 humble. I was using this fork https://github.com/DoanNguyenTrong/roboteq_controller_ros/...
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ROS 2 - where to find updated guides on driver implementation in ROS2

On the official ROS 1 website I can find a series of tutorial on "How to write a driver", but I can't find anything regarding drivers in ROS 2. Where can I find updated resources? Tutorial, ...
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How to compensate integral anti-windup in PID temperature controller with current limiter?

I have a PID temperature controller that outputs a voltage to heat the system up and I would like to add current limiter as I assume I don't know the resistance of the heater. The PID controller has ...
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Sensors, ports, pins, drivers and firmware by example

I am looking to just make sure I correctly understand the fundamentals for how robotic systems typically receive and process inputs from sensors. It is my understanding that a sensor peripheral, such ...
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What motor controller board is this?

I was watching a Mark Rober video in which he shows a prototype of his robot, does anyone know what the board in the attached screen-grab is?
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Installing the fanuc_driver on fanuc crx robot

Hello, I m working on setting up the ROS Fanuc driver on CRX 10 Ia/L robot that has a R-30ib mini plus controller Robot software is V9.40P22 I used Roboguide to compile the binaries from the ros ...
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How to connect cmd_vel to motor_command in ROS

I have a motor driver for a BLDC wheel. I have successfully made the motor driver and ROS connections and when I send motor_command as in the "user manual" of the motor drivers, my wheels ...
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Problems installing UR driver on ROS kinetic

Hello! I'm having trouble installing the ur_robot_driver. I've followed all the steps for installing ROS kinetic and it installed alright and now that I am trying to install the drivers for UR robots ...
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Where can I get a driver for the create2?

I just bought a create2 and wanted to connect it with my laptop. Unfortunatly my laptop is not able to recognice the create2. I suppose I need a driver to solve this. Does anyone know where a fitting ...
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Power pack and servo driver for robotic arm?

I have a robotic arm that uses about eight 7.4 volt volt high torque servos. (https://www.servocity.com/2000-series-dual-mode-servo-25-2/) I need to know what Kind of battery system I can use to power ...
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How to use staubli_val3_driver/ industrial_robot_simulator with industrial_robot_client and Moveit

Hello, we have a Staubli tx2_40 industrial robot with a CS8 controller and want to control it using ros. I created the xacro/urdf description, a moveit_config and a _gazebo package. I use ros melodic ...
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pcl error by trying to get the ti_mmwave_rospkg driver

Hi, I am currently trying to get the ti_mmwave_rospkg driver to run on my system (Ubuntu 20.04) so I can use the IWR6843ISK in ROS (noetic). The problem I have is that after downloading the driver as ...
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How can I improve DC Motors rise time?

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Understanding import attributes of electronics speakers, by example

I'm new to electronics/robotics and I'd like to start with a simple project that uses a speaker to play sound clips when a certain event/input/stimulus is detected. Looking on Digi-Key and similar ...
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Motor driver damage and jerking behavior when load driving in same direction as motor

I'm having trouble with a gear motor being powered by a power supply, while it is being driven by the load in the same direction as the driver wants to drive it. Here is a simple diagram: The gear ...
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Electronic Speed Control (ESC) basics

Hi, I am new to ROS and I am making an autonomous buggy scale 1:10. I am trying to understand how to communicate with the Electronic Speed Controller (ESC) of the Buggy's DC motor. I have also checked ...
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Unlabelled pins on this L293D dual DC motor driver

I've got this board from a local store. It's an L293D based dual DC motor driver. All the pins are labelled except the 5 on the bottom as shown in the picture below. Couldn't find any datasheet or ...
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Creating a ROS Driver to interface with an open source controlled robot arm

Hi I have started the research process for getting ROS to send trajectory data to a control box for a 6DOF robot arm, built around 6 STM32 based servo drives. Between the drives / motion control board ...
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[UR3] Connection setup failed! ur_modern_driver

Hi, I am having some trouble trying to use UR3 with ROS-Kinetic. I was hopping I can get a little help. I followed the instructions posted here. My software setup is as follows: Ubuntu 16.04 (Native ...
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How to subscribe to GPS data published by MTI-G-700 xsens_driver?

So I'm trying to make a state publisher for our custom robot, I managed to receive GPS data published on "/mti/sensor/gnssPvt". So it sends data. In my state_publisher.cpp I have: ...
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Best way to estimate velocity of motor with encoder

I'm designing a PMSM controller with the motor has an optical encoder, so I can get position information from the motor. But how to measure the velocity of the motor. Now, my design is to calculate ...
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Controlling a dc servo with serial communication

I am going to buy this motor :- https://robokits.co.in/motors/encoder-dc-servo/faulhaber-coreless-17w-encoder-motor-120rpm-pid-dc-servo-drive?zenid=im3bp6grppt2f2ofdo2r6pq5c2 The datasheet of its ...
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How to migrate ROS PKG for Kuka youbot from Hydro to Kinetic

Hello, For Kuka youbot, I am trying to install (by source) its Hydro driver (youbot_driver) and ROS wrapper (youbot_driver_ros_interface) in ROS Kinetic. but I receive this error as follows. ...
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How to adapt an old PKG, driver and ROS wrapper to a new ROS distribution?

Hello, I have a Kuka youbot robot. The last updated version (by source) of the driver and ROS wrapper for this robot is Hydro. The most stable version of ROS is Kinetic. My question clearly is how I ...
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controlling industrial servo with pc

these days I'm learning Orocos patched with xenomai. Although I have found the ways to create a hard real-time control software, I didn't find any information on how I should use this to control the ...
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L298N driver takes too much current

I'm using L298N motor driver to spin stepper motor (42BYGHM809). When connecting it to batteries(2*9v), the batteries heats up after few minutes and stop working, and when connecting it to power ...
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Gripper control via ABB IRC5 controller (and IRB 120 robot): drivers?

I am working with an ABB IRB 120 robot controlled by an IRC5 compact controller. I was able to correctly install the ABB drivers and to move the robot using the provided ROS packages, via the Ethernet ...
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How can I update the system software DX100 controller - Yaskawa?

Please, can someone help me? I'm trying to update the system software DX100 controller to DS3.32.00-14 or greater (-14) version. I need to do it, because I would like to use the MotoROS app. I'm ...
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Issues with the dual VNH2SP30 motor carrier and 131:1 metal gearmotor 37Dx73L mm w/ 64 cpr encoders

For a while now I have been trying to build my own robotic platform, kind of like a turtlebot. However, I have kept running into an issue with controlling the motors. My main controller for sensor ...
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How to use velodye-64 with velodyne driver

roslaunch velodyne_pointcloud 32e_points.launch calibration:=/home/user/32db.yaml how to revamp it Originally posted by lowme on ROS Answers with karma: 16 on 2017-06-19 Post score: 0
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How to reduce the DC motor starting current?

I am making a bot with 4 motors with a stall current rating of 11.7A. I was using 4 separate motor controllers which has a peak current rating of 20A to control each motor. But when I gave power to ...
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Migration from hydro to kinetic

I need to find a kinetic kame driver for a motor controller (Roboteq AX2550) but the closest thing I found was a driver from hydro ( https://github.com/wjwwood/ax2550 ). After copying it from github, ...
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how ros abstract away the underlying hardware and work with generic messages instead

I read the below passage on book, ROS-by-Example Vol1,CH4.14 Once you get used to this style of programming, there are some significant advantages. As we have already mentioned, many nodes can be ...
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ROS Driver for Delphi ESR RADAR

I am working on delphi ESR RADAR to use it on self driving car. Whole framework of car is based on ROS. Hence, I need to integrate the delphi esr radar with ROS. Can anyone tell me, where i can find ...
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astra_launch and astra_camera packages. Problems with RGB

Hello all; I have recently purchased an Orbbec Astra Pro sensor as a substitute for the difficult to get Asus Xtion Pro Live. I have installed astra_launch and astra_camera packages. As the sensor was ...
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ELMO Motor Drive (EtherCAT) and ROS

Hello everyone, I have a ELMO motor drive(http://www.elmomc.com/products/whistle-solo-servo-drive-gold.htm) and a brushless dc motor. I want to run these drive and motor using ROS. I see people are ...
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writing a driver for 4-wheels differential drive robot

I want to make a custom robot and my problem is publishing odometry values. I have and Ackermann steering car robot, but I read that it is hard to integrate that in ROS. Thus, I switched to this one: ...
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Errors in Velodyne driver

Hi, I am working with a VLP-16. I am using the ros driver to get de pointcloud. However I think there are some mistakes in the driver. If you change the angle in the web, for example, using only 90 ...
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Camera_info for a camera publishing already rectified images

I have a camera which gives me images which are already rectified. I'm writing the ROS driver for it and I'm wondering what I should do with the camera_info message. Should I : Calibrate the camera ...
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How to run a driver found on GitHub?

Hello, I'm new to Ubuntu and especially to ROS. I use the thermal camera A65 from FLIR and found a driver here. How do I download and run this driver on ROS? Could somebody give me the exact comands I ...
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DC Motor Control

My project requires a DC motor for mobility, very similar to an RC car. If precision isn't critical, can I use a solid state relay instead of a motor driver? If the vehicle moves an extra inch on the ...
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ROS driver for Lightware SF-40/C laser scanner

Has anyone written a ROS driver for the Lightware SF-40/C laser scanner I found one for SF-10/C altimeter here https://github.com/wavelab/ros_lightware. Not sure if this will work for SF-40/C as well. ...
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adafruit 16 channel servo driver package

After a bit of a web search, I have come up dry on a ROS package for the Adafruit 16 Channel Servo Driver Board. It wouldn't be difficult to make one, I just want to make sure no one has seen one ...
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Modifying Ros Driver Before Installing

Hi all, I need to make some rather specific changes to a ros driver specifically to the ros-indigo-pointgrey-camera-driver, before installing it. Does anyone know how I can do this? thanks, David ...
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Maximum ball screw speeds [closed]

What is the maximum rotational velocity of miniature ball-screw (diameters up to 12mm) for approximately 1000 thrust cycles, and which type/brand would that be, if the speed is limited by the ball ...
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How to link against the URdriver(driver.py) from a ROS node

Dear All, I working on UR5 these days. As far as I understood, UR driver(driver.py) in universal package acts like an interface between ROS and URScripts. My question is how I can link a ROS node with ...
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data from and towards MotionMind motorcontroller

Hi all, Right now we are working on a robot that was controlled by LabView on Windows before. We are trying to get it working on Ubuntu 14.04 with ROS indigo. We've been working through the tutorials, ...
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Driver Board to Control 16 Brushed DC Motors

I am building a humanoid robot with DC motor actuated fingers. There are 16 brushed DC motors to be position controlled with help of hall effect sensors implanted at the joints of each fingers. I need ...
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Driver package for Herculex motor

Is there any driver package for dongbu herculex motor available in ros? Originally posted by SVS on ROS Answers with karma: 233 on 2015-01-31 Post score: 2
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