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NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit

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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 Read more ...

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Adafruit PiOLED on Jetson Nano

December 3, 2019 0

The Adafruit PiOLED is a useful addition for many projects on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Looky here: Background One of the first public tech demos of the Jetson Nano is the JetBot. The JetBot is an open-source, entry level robot that specializes in teaching entry level deep learning. Read more …

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Jetson Nano – Extreme Cooling

November 30, 2019 0

Our friends over at ETA Prime recently shot an Extreme Cooling video about using the ICE Tower Cooler from Seeed Studio on the NVIDIA Jetson Nano Developer Kit. Looky here: In an earlier article, Jetson Nano – Add a Fan!, we installed a  Noctua A4x20 5V PWM fan on our Read more …

More Swap Memory - Jetson Nano
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Jetson Nano – Even More Swap

November 28, 2019 0

Swap memory is now part of the default NVIDIA Jetson Nano distribution. Here’s how to change the amount of swap memory in use. Looky here: Background Recent releases of L4T/JetPack enable swap memory as part of the default distribution. You may remember an earlier article on JetsonHacks, Jetson Nano – 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 0

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 Chassis Preparation

November 30, 2017 15

This is the first step of building a RACECAR/J. Here we prepare the chassis by removing parts we do not use, and upgrading the springs and bumper. Looky here: Background RACECAR/J is derived from the open source MIT RACECAR, an “open-source powerful platform for robotics research and education”. The first Read more …

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RACECAR/J – Programming the Electronic Speed Controller

November 8, 2019 0

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 0

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 …

Exploring ROS - RACECAR/J
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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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