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[SOLVED]How to select dual return mode for velodyne VLP16

asked 2015-07-01 03:21:50 -0500

Tohoku gravatar image

updated 2015-07-01 21:06:09 -0500

Hi everyone,

In the velodyne package, how do you select dual returns mode for velodyne VLP16?.

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I don't think I've seen support for this added to the velodyne driver, and I haven't even seen any documentation from Velodyne about how to enable it. You may have to add this support yourself.

ahendrix gravatar image ahendrix  ( 2015-07-01 03:35:43 -0500 )edit

I think dual return was defined here? is it true? Dual return have been defined in rawdata.h ---> program line
00063 static const int VLP16_FIRINGS_PER_BLOCK = 2; // dual return

Tohoku gravatar image Tohoku  ( 2015-07-01 03:49:21 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-07-01 03:58:24 -0500

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After connecting to VLP16, connect to the web server at and you will find settings to change many hardware settings. There you can change the return mode.

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Thank you that solved the my question =)

Tohoku gravatar image Tohoku  ( 2015-07-01 04:24:29 -0500 )edit

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ahendrix gravatar image ahendrix  ( 2015-07-02 01:38:39 -0500 )edit

answered 2015-07-01 08:44:32 -0500

joq gravatar image

VLP-16 support is in the source, but not yet complete or released.

I maintain that package, but do not have a VLP-16, nor have I heard of dual returns mode.

If you can figure out how to do it, please submit a pull request to update the code.

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