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Robot bring-up

Description: How to bring-up Armadillo2 in real world

Tutorial Level: BEGINNER

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When turning on the robot, first turn on the main power supply by turning right the knob. then, press on the computer button, which is located on the top right corner of the panel. one press is enough! the led indicator will turn on after a few seconds.

In order to bring up your robot launch your robot main launch file. Open a new terminal (Ctrl+Alt+t) and run:

$ roslaunch armadillo2 armadillo2.launch

Thats it, your robot is up!

By default not all sensors and capabilities are initiated with the above launch command. In order to select the sensors and capabilities you want to initiate you can add arguments to the above launch command.

Sensors

capabilities selection

For example, if you want to launch the robot with the head camera and laser scanner, use the following command:

$ roslaunch armadillo2 armadillo2.launch lidar:=true kinect:=true

Note: The order for the arguments doesn't matter.

Next Tutorial: Bring-up a robot in the Gazebo simulation environment


2019-10-19 12:31