This Boat is a Linux-based smart aquatic vehicle that uses robotic frameworks such as ROS (the Robot Operating System) and the award winning APM software autopilot to achieve different navigations modes.
This Boat is ideal for water operations.
|Dimensions||520 * 330 mm|
|Weight||770 grams fully assembled (battery included)|
|PXFmini||Addons: WiFi 802.11ac USB dongle
microUSB to USB adapter for WiFi
Power module (JST GH)
GPS UBlox Neo 8M (For PXFmini) - Optional / Improvement
|Raspberry Pi Zero|
|HobbyKing Pod Racer Boat 520mm|
The PXFmini should be configured. Request the latest image for your PXFmini or acquire a flashed one with your order to Erle Robotics
The easy method is via HDMI with the Erle Robotics User Interface
Connect via network to APM and Load Parameters for this Boat
The ESC should be connect to the motor and to the PXFmini's PWM #3. The Servo, need to be connected to the PWM #1
Ensure everything is in place. Check that the motor and servo can move free.
Be careful with the propeller. A suggestion is to make the first test with this Boat in a controlled area.