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NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit

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The $399 NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit is the new Jetson powerhouse on the block. Looky here: Jetson Xavier NX Introduction The Jetson Xavier NX dev kit brings Jetson Xavier performance to help solve Read more ...

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Once you have your Jetson all setup the way you like it, back it up! Looky here: Nuts and Bolts If you are only interested in a backup method, we’ve written some scripts that use the Linux rsync command line utility to backup the root directory of a Jetson to Read more …

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JetPack 4.4 OTA Updates Fixed, New Marching Orders!

July 14, 2020 6

The JetPack 4.4 Over The Air (OTA) updates issue that some folks encountered on on the first couple of days of the release have been fixed! Life be good again. That gives us marching orders. The end goal will be to upgrade our systems to the new version. I don’t Read more …

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JetPack 4.4 Over The Air (OTA) Update issues – Fixed!

July 9, 2020 2

Note: 7-14-2020 The OTA updates issue described here has been fixed! It’s safe to go back into the water. This article will self destruct in a few days. Over The Air (OTA) updates is one of the new features for the JetPack 4.4 Production Release – L4T 32.4.2. Unfortunately, there Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit

May 16, 2020 20

The $399 NVIDIA Jetson Xavier NX Developer Kit is the new Jetson powerhouse on the block. Looky here: Introduction The Jetson Xavier NX dev kit brings Jetson Xavier performance to help solve AI and robotics where you need some serious machine learning horsepower. The entry level Jetson Nano is a Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

March 25, 2019 18

The NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit is a $99 Jetson built for Maker and AI projects. Looky here: Background There have been several models of the Jetson over the last 5 years, starting with the Jetson TK1 and most recently the Jetson AGX Xavier. Each model is much more powerful Read more …

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NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit

September 28, 2018 8

NVIDIA recently began shipping a new product, the Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit. Looky here: Jetson AGX Xavier Overview The Jetson Xavier is the next generation of the Jetson line of development kits. Xavier ups the game from the previous generation Jetson TX2. The Jetson Xavier introduces a new module Read more …

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RACECAR/J – Programming the Electronic Speed Controller

November 8, 2019 4

RACECAR/J is now using VESC 6 electronic speed controllers. Newer versions of the VESC now require the new VESC Tool to program them. Looky here: Background For RACECAR/J, we replace the stock TRAXXAS ESC with the VESC 6 Plus from Trampa Boards. This is the official VESC from the creator Read more …

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Install VESC 6 Plus on RACECAR/J

August 16, 2019 6

Installing the VESC 6 Plus on the platform consists of several steps. First, remove the protective wrap on the platform. The VESC 6 Plus will be mounted to the bottom of the platform. Using the 4 supplied M5 screws, attach the VESC to the left side of the car. The Read more …

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RACECAR/J FlatNose Platform Part 2

December 1, 2018 8

In RACECAR/J FlatNose Platfrom Part I we built up the lower FlatNose platform. In an earlier article, we built a chassis. Now we attach them together. Looky here: Introduction Building even a simple robot like RACECAR/J usually means several assembly steps. Now that we’ve built the chassis and the platform Read more …

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RACECAR/J FlatNose Platform Part I

November 24, 2018 0

Note: Everything in the RACECAR/J store is 10% off from Black Friday to Cyber Monday. In earlier articles, we built a RACECAR/J using the MIT platform specification. The MIT platform accepts a Jetson TX Development Kit, a Hokuyo UST-10LX Lidar, and a Stereolabs ZED camera for the computing and sensing Read more …

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Record and Playback Actions under ROS – RACECAR/J

September 14, 2018 1

One of the first things people like to do with their RACECAR is gather data. Using ROS we can record and playback actions. It’s easy! Looky here: Background The usual note here: You should definitely have the book “Programming Robots with ROS, a practical introduction to the Robot Operating System” Read more …

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Exploring ROS – RACECAR/J

September 4, 2018 6

Exploring ROS is easy using the both the built-in tools and additional GUI based tools. Looky here: This is a little different than most the content on JetsonHacks. Basically we bring up a running ROS system using the MIT RACECAR stack and take a look around. This gives some background Read more …

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