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    NavX-2 Micro, 9-axis Inertial/Magnetic Sensor w/Case & Cable

    #71040-2
    $97.00
    (19 In stock)

    The navX-2 Micro is the greatest sensor for orientation in competitive robots. navX2-Micro is a second-generation 9-axis inertial/magnetic sensor and motion processor. Designed for plug-n-play installation onto robots such as those used in the WorldSkills Robotics, FIRST Technology Challenge (FTC) and the FIRST Robotics Challenge (FRC), navX2-Micro helps build better robots by adding sophisticated navigation capabilities. Significant improvements over the classic navX-Micro allow for more accuracy, decreased yaw drift, and faster boot time. navX-2 Micro includes software algorithms for enhanced sensor calibration as well as KalmanFilter-based data fusion combining gyro, accelerometer, and magnetometer data into a 9-axis heading and high-quality magnetometer calibration including magnetic disturbance detection.
      
    In addition to being an Inertial Measurement Unit, navX-Micro capabilities are referred to within the aerospace industry as an “Attitude/Heading Reference System” (AHRS). Kauailabs brings this high-tech AHRS capability to FIRST teams – to use, learn, and explore. navX-Micro is a key component of Kauailabs’ ongoing efforts to make state-of-the-art navigation technologies used in drones and autonomous vehicles (e.g., the Google Car) available to robotics students and enthusiasts as low-cost, open-source products.

    Improvements over navX "Classic":
    navX2-Micro features a new set of IMU & Magnetometer sensors with superior sensor specifications to those on the MPU-9250 sensor. This board has a faster 180Mhz microcontroller and an optimized startup time at 5 seconds versus 15 seconds. In addition, it has a completely new Kalman Filter-based Sensor Fusion algorithm running internally at a blazing fast 416Hz. 
     

    RoboRIO Installation
    It's recommended to connect to the RoboRIO using a USB Mini-B type (Male) to USB A type (Male) connector, navX-Micro can receive both power and also communicate with the RoboRIO. This preferred installation method allows the navX-Micro circuit board to be placed up to 6 meters away from the RoboRIO.
     

    IMPORTANT NOTE:  To avoid having the navX-Micro reset due to a RoboRIO brownout, connecting the navX-Micro to the RoboRIO via USB is highly recommended.

    navX2-MXP Robotics Navigation Sensor

    #71042
    $130.00
    (499 In stock)

    BRAND NEW NEXT-GENERATION SENSOR NOW AVAILABLE - leveraging new sensors and state-of-the-art algorithms to deliver a leap forward in accuracy and performance.

     

    “Generation 2” navX2-MXP is a drop-in replacement for “Classic” navX-MXP, adding significant performance enhancements. See the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for more information about navX2-MXP's new and enhanced capabilities.

    navX2 MXP 4.1

     

    Key specifications include:

    • 9-Axis Inertial/Magnetic Sensor (Gyro / Accelerometer / Magnetometer)
    • Intelligent Motion Processor
    • RoboRIO Expansion I/O
    • Check out all the features

    Many capabilities:

    • Field-oriented drive, auto-balancing, collision detection, motion detection, auto-rotate-to-angle, linear velocity vectors and more…
    • 10 Digital I/Os, 4 Analog Inputs, 2 Analog Outputs, and TTL UART / I2C / SPI ports.
    • Easily installed via RoboRIO’s MXP Expansion connector or USB port.
    • C++, Java and LabView libraries and sample application code simplify integration.
    • Existing navX-MXP users can upgrade easily.
    • Free software libraries & example code are available for easy integration and use.

    What's New and Improved in navX2-MXP

    • Significantly improved yaw accuracy and stability, even during Extreme inertial events. navX2-MXP features very high-accuracy orientation (yaw/pitch/roll), with minimal yaw drift of ~0.5 degree per minute when moving, and < 0.2 degrees/hour when still. navX2-MXP is incredibly stable, and averages a yaw drift of only 2 degrees per DAY when still. navX2-MXP's new Industrial-class ISM330DHCX IMU sensor handles high rotation (4000 degree/second) and impact (16G, operates in higher temperature environments and can survive extreme shock events (20,000G).
    • Rapid (5-second) auto-calibrating startup.
    • navX2-MXP features an upgraded 180Mhz 32-bit floating-point ARM processor, the new sensors, and new state-of-the-art software algorithms which take navX technology to the next level, including a blazing-fast 416-Khz Kalman Filter, enhanced sensor calibration and algorithms which fuse gyro, accelerometer and magnetometer data into a “9-axis heading”.
    • As a result of these upgrades, the accuracy of Velocity Vector Measurements and Displacement Estimates is also improved.

    More technical details are available in the navX2 MXP technical specifications and there's even more information at navX2-MXP Online.

    12V 3,000 mAh NiMH Battery Pack, PP45

    #70018
    $62.02
    (1253 In stock)

    The Studica 12V 3,000 mAh NiMH (nickel metal hydride) Battery Pack, PP45 comes with a w/20 amp fuse. It is a 10-cell, 12-volt rechargeable battery that brings long-lasting power to motors and electronics that are used in the WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Collection. The Studica NiMH Battery Pack Charger, PP45, is required to charge the battery.

     

    This battery is NOT COMPETITION LEGAL for FIRST TECH CHALLENGE or FIRST ROBOTICS COMPETITION.

    Specifications,

    • Dimmensions: 5 x 2.1 x 2.1 inches (115 mm x 45 mm x 50 mm)
    • Weight: 1.32lbs (579 g)
    • Built-in 20-amp replaceable fuse for safety
    • 10-cell pack provides 3,000-mAh capacity for longer life
    • PP45 connector for easy and safe connection to controller
    • Step File

     

    360 Degree LiDAR

    #70500
    $136.48
    (407 In stock)

    Pre-Order (coming soon)

    The Studica 360 Degree LiDAR is a 2D LiDAR that rotates 360 degrees to achieve high accuracy, stable performance, high-frequency and high-precision distance measurement. It's ideal for robot navigation and obstacle avoidance.
     

    Lidar Step File  
    Lidar Control Unit Step File  

     

    Performance

    • Range 0.2 … 50 m (white wall in daylight conditions)
    • Linear Resolution 1 cm, standard deviation 1.5cm at short range
    • Angular Resolution < 0.2 deg • Update rate Up to 20,000 readings per second and 5 sweeps per second
    • Accuracy ±10 cm long range

    Connections

    • Power supply voltage 4.5 V … 5.5 V
    • Power supply current 300 mA (typical)

    Communication Interface

    • Serial and I2C (3.3V), micro USB
    • CAN: supports up to 7x cascades, 100000~3000000bps (100000bps by default)

    Mechanical

    • Dimensions 53 mm x 44 mm x 37 mm
    • Weight 48g (excluding cables)

    Optical

    • Laser safety Class 1M (refer to www.lightware.co.za/safety for full details)
    • Optical aperture 28 mm x 15 mm
    • Beam divergence < 0.5°

    Environmental

    • Operating temperature -10 ... +50°C
    • Approvals FDA: 1710193-000 (2019/08)
    • Enclosure rating N/A

    Accessories

    • Main cable 7 way - individual wires, unterminated
    • USB cable USB cable
    • CAN Cable

    Default settings

    • Serial port settings 115200 baud, 8 data bits, 1 stop bit, no parity, no handshaking
    • I2C address 0x66 (Hex), 102 (Dec)
    • Update rate 388 readings per second

    6V DC Battery Holder, for Smart Robotics Servo Programmer

    #75004
    $6.88
    (4374 In stock)

    Use it to power the Studica Smart Robot Servo Programmer or any other device requiring 6V output and a TJC8 connector. 

    Specifications:

    • 6V Output
    • On/Off Power switch
    • TJC8 connector
    • Uses 4 x 1.5V AA Batteries (not included)

    Analog Module

    #70755
    $22.04
    (546 In stock)

    The Studica Analog Module

    Anderson PowerPole 45 to JST VH cable

    #70178
    $5.50
    (775 In stock)

    Blackhawk Expansion Board for MyRIO

    #71000
    $412.19
    (95 In stock)

    Studica Blackhawk Expansion Board is a programmable expansion add on  for your WorldSkills Mobile Robot.The board is used with the Studica MD2 driver board and the NI myRIO to control servo motors and to add additional sensor expansion and I/O including limit switches and relays. 

    Note:

    • Requires Studica MD2 Driver Board and NI myRIO with LabVIEW and StudicaToolkit
    • Included with WorldSkills Mobile Robotics Collection or may be purchased as an upgrade for existing customers with Collection 2017 or 2018 and MD2.

    The Studica WSR Robotic Expansion Board features:

    • 5V - 3A Servo power that supports to 2 additional servos
    • 5V - 5A additional power output
    • 5V and 12V FPV camera power
    • Dedicated myRIO and Radio power ports to power both devices easily
    • 3 Digit Voltmeter to give the current battery voltage
    • Reverse Voltage Protection
    • 3 on board Relays, 1 of the Relays can be changed into a timed switch for an indicator light by flipping the switch next to the relay to enable the timer.
    • Arduino like Microcontroller on board to give sensor feedback to the myRIO
    • 4 Sharp Sensor ports
    • 2 Studica Line Follower Sensor ports
    • 16 Pulled high Limit Switch ports
    • Arduino 1.0 Header
    • Superfast 84 MHz speed
    • Dedicated I2C header to plug directly into the I2C header of the MD2 board

    Cobra Line Follower Sensor

    #70151
    $13.77
    (1724 In stock)

    The Cobra Line Follower Array provides 4 X QRE1113 IR reflectance sensor mounted on a 9mm pitch Each sensor is comprised of two parts - an IR emitting LED and an IR sensitive phototransistor. When you apply power to the VCC and GND pins the IR LED inside the sensor will illuminate.

    The Studica Line Sensor Board consists of 4 IR LED/phototransistor pairs, making it a great detector for a line-following robot.  The Line Sensor Board allows the robot to tell objects or surfaces apart based on how dark or light they are. It shines a beam of infrared light out onto the object, and measures how much light is reflected back.

    Each sensor provides a separate analog voltage output. The sensor board is an infrared emitter/receiver that is able to differentiate between a dark surface (with low IR reflectivity – 3.3V to 5V) and a light surface (with high IR reflectivity – 0V to 0.5V). However, this range can vary depended on the installed height of the sensor board. 

    The optimum height distance is 3-5 mm; however, the reflectivity values will change depending on distance. A daylight filter is built into the sensor.

    • 5VDC operating voltage (recommended)
    • 70mA supply current
    • Optimal sensing distance: 0.125" (3mm)
    • Step File

    DC Power Jack

    #70020
    $4.12
    (775 In stock)

    Ideal for the myRIO.

    • Inside Contact Diameter: 2.1mm
    • Outside Contact Diameter: 5.5mm
    • Termination Style: Solder Cup
    • Voltage Rating: 12 V
    • 6 Amp
    • 1 meter cord length
    • 18AWG or 20AWG wire guage
    • DC connector type

     

    DC Power Plug 2.1mm ID x 5.5mm OD w/1m cord

    #70016
    $4.81
    (497 In stock)
    • Inside Contact Diameter: 2.1mm
    • Outside Contact Diameter: 5.5mm
    • Termination Style: Solder Cup
    • Voltage Rating: 12 V
    • 6 Amp
    • 1 meter cord length
    • 18AWG wire guage
    • DC connector type

     

    Dupont Single Pin, 4 wire, female to female cable, 22AWG (2 pack)

    #71014
    $6.88
    (1113 In stock)

    Use the Dupont Single Pin - 4 wire - female to female cable with the Ultrasonic Distance Sensor

     

    Specifications: 

    • Dupont Single Pin
    • 4 wire
    • female to female cable
    • Length: 50cm
    • Gauge: 22AWG

    Electronics Mounting Plate for Workshop

    #71015
    $10.99
    (0 In stock)

    IR Range Sensor (10 cm to 80 cm)

    #40117
    $16.53
    (1971 In stock)

    The Sharp IR Distance Sensor GP2Y0A21YK0F uses a beam of infrared light to reflect off an object to measure its distance. Because it uses triangulation of the beam of light to calculate the distance, it is able to provide consistent and reliable readings which are less sensitive to temperature variation or the object’s reflectivity. The sensor outputs an analog voltage corresponding to the distance of the object, and can easily be read using an inexpensive analog to digital converter (ADC) chip.

    JST-GH to 4 Pin Dupont Cable (4 pack)

    #70177
    $12.39
    (967 In stock)