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etherCat communication

asked 2017-09-13 16:10:45 -0500

NavyIsland gravatar image

Hello, it was recommended that i looked at ROS for an AGV system. The AGV's will be used as order pickers and delivery machines. We are planing on modifying pallet lifts and interfacing with their controller via etherCat.

Wondering if ROS supports etherCat communication, send/receive. And if so if you could send me a sample, or a link to one.

~Ben

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What do you mean by AGV? Automated Guided Vehicle?

jayess gravatar image jayess  ( 2017-09-13 17:44:07 -0500 )edit

Yes, a self driving order picker.

NavyIsland gravatar image NavyIsland  ( 2017-09-13 17:45:19 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-09-14 09:56:07 -0500

updated 2017-09-14 10:04:35 -0500

Please have a look at some previous Q&As, like #q260332, #q226843 and #q199494

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