State of JetsonHacks 2018

December 31, 2018 kangalow 1

It’s that time of year. Let me start by thanking everyone for reading and participating in the JetsonHacks community. As for 2019 – Let’s assume right now it will be great! Background It’s traditional here to recap statistics about the website on the last day of the year. Let’s preface Read more …

RPLidar A2

RPLidar A2 – NVIDIA Jetson Development Kits

December 7, 2018 kangalow 0

The Slamtec RPLidar A2 is one of the most popular 2D lidar currently available. Interfacing with a Jetson Dev Kit is straightforward. Looky here: Background The RPLidar A2 is a popular low cost 2D LIDAR. Slamtec sells a couple of different versions of the A2, and also sells a more Read more …

FlatNose Assembly

RACECAR/J FlatNose Platform Part 2

December 1, 2018 kangalow 2

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 …


RACECAR/J FlatNose Platform Part I

November 24, 2018 kangalow 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 …

Jetson AGX Xavier Pin 1

NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Expansion Header

November 7, 2018 kangalow 0

The NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier GPIO Header Pinout table has been updated with the Linux GPIO numbering and work sheets mapping the Tegra pins all the way to the GPIO Expansion Header. Note: The table is kept on a separate web page for easier maintenance. There’s a lot of info Read more …

Jetson AGX Xavier I2C

I2C – NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit

October 23, 2018 kangalow 0

It is straightforward to connect an I2C device to a Jetson AGX Xavier. Looky here: Background I2C is a straightforward serial protocol. There are usually two wires, one is for transferring data (SDA), the other is a clock which is used to mark the begin and end of data packed Read more …

nvpmodel - Jetson AGX Xavie

NVPModel – NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Developer Kit

October 7, 2018 kangalow 4

You can use the command line tool nvpmodel to set the performance and energy usage characteristics of the NVIDIA Jetson AGX Developer Kit. Looky here: Background With the introduction of the Jetson TX2, the command line tool nvpmodel brought the ability to define a set of parameters to effectively define Read more …