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Package Summary

Monitor for the Segway Batteries

Package Summary

Monitor for the Segway Batteries

About

The battery_monitor_rmp package uses the feedback provided by the RMP to monitor the segway batteries and then uses espeak to tell the user if a battery is getting low. It also publishes this information.

Nodes

monitor_rmp.py

monitor_rmp.py will take the feedback and publish that which corresponds to the batteries on the RMP. It will also use espeak to alert the user of battery states at 20%, 10% and 5%.

Subscribed Topics

rmp_feedback ('rmp_msgs/RMPFeedback')

Published Topics

battery_status_rmp ('rmp_msgs/RMPBatteryStatus')

Parameters

~front_base_batt_1 (bool, default: False) ~front_base_batt_2 (bool, default: False) ~rear_base_batt_1 (bool, default: False) ~rear_base_batt_2 (bool, default: False) ~aux_batt (bool, default: False)

Installation

To install the battery_monitor_rmp package, you can choose to either install from source, or from the Ubuntu package:

Source

To install from source, execute the following:

Ubuntu Package

To install the Ubuntu package, execute the following:

Startup

The battery_monitor_rmp package contains a battery_monitor_rmp.launch file. This file launches an instance of the battery_monitor_rmp.py. To launch these nodes the following command can be used:

Now the node will publish the information as well as use espeak to inform the user of a state of charge less than or equal to 20%.

Support

Please send bug reports to the GitHub Issue Tracker. Feel free to contact me at any point with questions and comments.


2019-12-07 12:27