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kobuki raw encoders ticks reset

asked 2017-04-02 06:06:25 -0600

AbdRenawi gravatar image

I am reading raw encoders ticks values and generating the odometry using my own code, but I need to reset the encoders ticks every new run of my code. Is there a way to reset the encoders ticks without turning OFF the robot ?

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answered 2017-05-16 04:33:24 -0600

H.Ruthrash gravatar image

When we publish an empty message to the /mobile_base/commands/reset_odometry topic when the kobuki_node is active, we can rest the odometry.

$ rostopic pub -1 /mobile_base/commands/reset_odometry std_msgs/Empty

Hope this helps!

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Unfortunately it doesn't. The idea is to compare my odometery with the available one, which requires resetting the encoders themselves, since in every run my odometery code includes the initial values of the Encoders.

AbdRenawi gravatar image AbdRenawi  ( 2017-08-06 21:44:29 -0600 )edit

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