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    navX2-Micro Robotics Navigation Sensor

    #71039
    $123.63
    ( 759 In stock)

    The navX2-Micro is the greatest sensor for orientation in competitive robots. nnavX2-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 navX2-Micro allow for more accuracy, decreased yaw drift, and faster boot time. navX2-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, navX2-Micro capabilities are referred to within the aerospace industry as an “Attitude/Heading Reference System” (AHRS). Studica brings this high-tech AHRS capability to FIRST teams – to use, learn, and explore. navX2-Micro is a key component of Studica’s 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, navX2-Micro can receive both power and also communicate with the RoboRIO. This preferred installation method allows the navX2-Micro circuit board to be placed up to 6 meters away from the RoboRIO.

    IMPORTANT NOTE:  To avoid having the navX2-Micro reset due to a RoboRIO brownout, connecting the navX2-Micro to the RoboRIO via USB is highly recommended.

    navX2-MXP Robotics Navigation Sensor

    #71042
    $149.00
    ( 836 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.

     

    Software Install:

     

    WPILib Online Install Link: https://dev.studica.com/releases/2023/NavX.json 

     

    WPILib Offline Install, once downloaded, extract the contents into C:\Users\Public\wpilib\2023\ on windows or ~/wpilib/2023/ on Linux and macOS. 

     

    360 Degree LiDAR

    #70500
    $137.52
    ( 540 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

    Cobra Line Follower Sensor

    #70151
    $13.88
    ( 945 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

    Cobra Line Follower Sensor - V3

    #70150
    $19.43
    (In stock)

    Unleash the next level of line-following prowess with the Cobra Line Follower V3, the third generation that takes excellence to new heights. Building on the success of its predecessors, the Cobra V3 integrates cutting-edge features to deliver an even more superior performance.

     

    Equipped with an ADC Module, the Cobra V3 seamlessly plugs into any i2c port, providing accurate sensor readings for unparalleled control. For those who prefer raw data, a dedicated output port is now available. Redesigned to meet the escalating demands of robotics enthusiasts, the Cobra V3 boasts an extended sensor range of 0.5mm to 20mm – the Goldilocks zone for precision tracking. Upgrade to the Cobra Line Follower V3 and experience a new era of robotic sensing, where innovation meets reliability for the ultimate in line-following technology.

     

      Function   Min   Typical   Max
      Input Voltage   3.3V DC   5V DC   ----
      Current   25mA   200mA   250mA
      Sensing Distance   omm   5mm   20mm

    FTC Power Switch with Bracket

    #am-4969
    $19.95
    ( 9 In stock)

    This power switch is legal for use in FTC competition.

     

    This switch makes for a simple and satisfying power switch for a robot. It features easy to use XT30 connectors.

     

    We've specially designed the mounting bracket to be compatible with most building systems..

    IR Range Sensor (10 cm to 80 cm)

    #40117
    $16.66
    ( 2129 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.

    ON/OFF Power Switch

    #66327
    $17.21
    ( 0 In stock)

    Studica ON/OFF Power Switch controls the power from the battery pack.

    On/Off Power Switch Kit

    #70182
    $14.95 $20.82

    This straightforward power switch provides seamless on/off control between a battery and your device. Equipped with a convenient mounting bracket and pre-crimped wires, it ensures easy installation. The switch comes with cURus, TUV and CQC ratings, and will fit a panel cutout of 29.2mm x 13.8mm.
     

    Power Control Panel

    #70170
    $81.96
    ( 768 In stock)

    Power Control Panel for WorldSkills Mobile Robot

    • Blue panel
    • Emergency Stop
    • Green and red indicator lights showing Stopped and Running states
    • On/Off Switch
    • Three momentary switches for stopping, starting and resetting

    Power Switch Plate

    #70184
    $6.93

    Short Lever Limit Switch with Terminals (4 pack)

    #72060
    $13.88
    ( 1017 In stock)

    This is a snap-action micro switch with hinged roller lever and terminals for easy wire connection.

     

    Features:

    • High precision of action seat
    • High shock resistance
    • Shock resistance Max.l000/s2
    • Max temperature: T105.C
    • Catheter design for easy wiring 
    • 3 Pin
    • Max. Current: 16A
    • Max. Voltage: 250V
    • OP:14.3~15.1mm
    • Protection Level: IP40
    • Switch Function: ON - (OFF), OFF - (ON)
    • Contact form: SPDT
    • High impact resisstance
    • Max Ambient temperature:105centigrade
    • Mechanical life:10,000,000 on -off
    • Electrical life: over 100,000 on-off
    • Contact material: AgNi ,AgCdO
    • Certificate: CCC,CE,UL,ROHS
    • Step File

     

    3D Depth Camera

    #71044
    $262.54
    (In stock)

    Designed as a more affordable replacement for the RealSense D435, the Studica 3D Depth Camera provides an accurate high-definition depth-sensing camera for mobile robotics and consumer electronic projects.

    Cypher MAX Through Bore Encoder

    #75051
    $69.00
    (In stock)

    This versatile rotary sensor offers a comprehensive solution for measuring both relative and absolute positions, thanks to its ABI quadrature output and absolute position pulse output capabilities. The encoder is thoughtfully designed with a standard 3/8-inch Hex Through Bore, complete with strategically placed mounting holes to seamlessly integrate into various multi-channel systems.

     

    Enhancing its adaptability further, the package includes interchangeable inserts, allowing you to effortlessly convert the 3/8-inch hex to a 6mm D-Shaft, 5mm hex, or 7mm hex, providing you with exceptional flexibility for your application needs.

     

    Great for use in an FTC Odometry system along with our 38mm omni wheel.

    On/Off Power Switch - 20A125VAC

    #70181
    $7.99
    ( 444 In stock)

    Specifications:

    • DPST Rocker Switch
    • 20A
    • 125VAC
    • Rule of thumb DC rating of 30V 20A
    • Panel Mount Snap-in
    • 3/4 HP
    • UL, CSA