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What is Neato laser scanner rotation speed

asked 2011-04-11 01:45:52 -0500

Alex Brown gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:09:30 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

Hi,

We have a Neato laser scanner which we are interfacing to the xv-11 laser node. But, our scanner is rotating quite slowly, about 2 hz (120 rpm), on 3.0 volts dc. Conflicting web data says it should be rotating at 5 or 10 hz. Could someone tell me the speed of a properly operating unit? Has anyone had to use voltages significantly higher than 3.0 vdc?

Thanks, Alex

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Is that the output rate of the laser (according to say, `rostopic hz /scan`?
Eric Perko gravatar image Eric Perko  ( 2011-04-12 03:33:32 -0500 )edit

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answered 2011-04-12 02:06:16 -0500

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While the original IEEE ICRA paper says 10hz, every production model I have seen is only 5 Hz.

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Yup... ours was 5Hz as well.
Eric Perko gravatar image Eric Perko  ( 2011-04-12 03:29:27 -0500 )edit

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