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Turn Kinect in the left and the right

asked 2014-08-19 09:41:45 -0500

faty gravatar image

Hi; I used the openni function xnUSBSendControl to move the KInect's motor up and down, and now I'm looking to turn that motor in the left and right. Thanks

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You may be interested in the kinect_aux package for tilting the Kinect using a ROS interface.

Murilo F. M. gravatar image Murilo F. M.  ( 2014-08-19 11:27:15 -0500 )edit

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answered 2014-08-19 10:45:59 -0500

There is no motor inside the kinect to control the left/right direction. There is only one motor, and it is for controlling the up/down direction. If you look at Step 5 of ifixit's Kinect Teardown, you can see the single motor.

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