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Only released in EOL distros:  

Package Summary

Ridgeback's mobility and sensor base.

  • Maintainer status: maintained
  • Maintainer: Tony Baltovski <tbaltovski AT clearpathrobotics DOT com>
  • Author: Mike Purvis <mpurvis AT clearpathrobotics DOT com>, Tony Baltovski <tbaltovski AT clearpathrobotics DOT com>
  • License: BSD
  • Source: git https://github.com/ridgeback/ridgeback_robot.git (branch: indigo-devel)


This package contains the primary binary which runs on Ridgeback, providing the rosserial_server-based communication the MCU, as well as diagnostic support, and other basic services such as lighting and cooling. In addition, it provides the CAN based communication to the Puma motor controllers.

Compass Calibration

Ridgeback includes a built-in magnetometer, which is used by imu_filter_madgwick to estimate orientation. To calibrate the magnetometer using scripts provided by this package, see the compass calibration tutorial from Jackal.

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