The USBoard from Neobotix allows developers to add 8 ultrasonic sensors to their vehicle, providing autonomous robots or self-driving vehicles with helpful additional information about their environment. These sensors can be placed anywhere to fill gaps that cannot be covered by other sensors. The kit includes 8 sensors and 8 snap-in mounts, and is ideal for small vehicles and mobile robots.
The USBoard Starter Kit contains everything one needs to start developing on-vehicle sensing, and is expandable up to 16 sensors if you wish.
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Ultrasonic sensor Bosch USS4 (x8) (Used in the URF6 / URF7 ParkPilot systems)
Variable mounts (x8)
Cable set for sensors 1-8 (2 m long, shielded)
The measurements of all sensors are available via CAN or serial connection. Two relay outputs indicate that an object was detected within the warning or alarm range.
Configuration of the USBoard is done by an intuitive graphical user interface. This Java GUI is platform independent and uses any RS232 connection (COM port) to connect to the USBoard. For each sensor, a warning and an alarm distance can be set individually.
Supported sensors: Up to 16 x Bosch USS4 (used in ParkPilot URF6 / URF7) – 8 are included in this kit!
Supply voltage: 9 VDC – 60 VDC, max. 5 W
Communication: CAN, RS232
Inputs: 4 x analogue (0 V – 5 V)
Outputs: 2 x relays (warning / alarm distance, changeover contacts)
Configuration: By graphical user interface (Java)
Measurement: 0.15 m up to 1.5 m, configurable warning and alarm distance
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