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Interpreting /scan topic values using Hokuyo wrapper

asked 2016-06-27 18:27:41 -0500

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Hi,

I am using Hokuyo UST 10LX Lidar. I have downloaded the wrapper and I am able to get scan data on /scan topic. But the values from lidar does not match with the actual distance between the obstacle and the lidar. Can I know how to map data coming out from wrapper on /scan topic to real distance ?

Thanks in advance.

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answered 2016-06-28 15:31:26 -0500

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Supply voltage was less than the voltage range mentioned in the data sheet. Once I increased the voltage, I could get the correct distance.

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