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From this page you can download user operating and technical manuals for research and development platforms, accessories, and some software (complete software development library documentation is included with library installation -- see Software to download).
All documents are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. Some manuals are only available to customers who purchased the relevant options, and are password protected. A password was included with the documentation included with your equipment when ordered. If you have lost your ID and password, Contact Support. (If you are not a customer but would like to view some manuals, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org )
For additional tips and information not covered in the manuals, search this site or browse the Knowlege Base.
H8-type Pioneer 3 (and some Pioneer 2's) with AROS, C166 Pioneer 2 with P2OS, Pioneer 1:
- H8 PowerBot™ Manual, 3rd ed. (H8 type with AROS)
- H8 Pioneer 2/Pioneer 3 Manual, 3rd ed. (H8 type with AROS)
- H8 PeopleBot™ Manual, 4th ed. (H8 type with AROS)
- C166 Pioneer2/PeopleBot™ with P2OS
- H8 Amigobot™ (and Centibots)
- Pioneer 1
- Pioneer 1 Gripper
(If you are wondering what the difference between SH and H8 systems are, read the explanation here)
- French manual providing an overview of robot and software operation, based on PeopleBot manual, 3rd. ed.: Manuel D'Utilisation Du Robot Peoplebot
- ARNL Laser Localization and Navigation, Introductory getting started guide.
- SONARNL Localization and Navigation, Introductory getting started guide.
- ACTS, version 6.7.
Cameras, Pan/tilt units, and Vision
- Axis 214 PTZ Network Camera User's Manual
- Axis 212 Camera User's Manual
- Canon VC-C50i Installation and User Manual (camera for Pioneer, Peoplebot, Patrolbot, Powerbot)
- Canon VC-C50i Programmer's SDK and documentation (from canon.com) (camera for Pioneer, Peoplebot, Patrolbot, Powerbot)
- Canon VC-C4 Programmer's manual (camera for Pioneer, Peoplebot, Patrolbot, Powerbot)
- Directed Perception PTU D46 Manual (pan/tilt unit, often used for stereo cameras)
- Directed Perception PTU D47 Manual (pan/tilt unit, outdoor rated, often used for stereo cameras)
- RVision SEE Camera (camera for Seekur, Seekur Jr.)
- Sony EVI-D3x0/D31 (camera for Pioneer, Peoplebot, Powerbot)
- AMPTU (ActivMedia pan/tilt unit, used with some stereo cameras)
- Videre/SRI SVS
- CCam3 Omnicam Spec Sheet
- CCam3 Omnicam Manual
Communications and Networking
- Lantronix Wi-Box ethernet-serial bridge (from lantronix.com). See also Lantronix WiBox ethernet-serial bridge.
- EtherWind "black box" ethernet-serial bridge. See also EtherWind Configuration.
- InfoWave Radio Modem Configuration
- Cisco Aironet 1100 Wireless Ethernet Access Point Manual (from cisco.com)
- Sixnet SLX industrial ethernet switch (SLX-5ES-1 in Seekur, Seekur Jr.)
- Mamba EBX-37 (A, F, S, E models; with 2.26 GHz dual-core (Core 2 Duo CPU) in Seekur, Seekur Jr., PeopleBot or Pioneer) rev. 12-09-10
- 965-ATX (1.8 GHz dual-core in Powerbot)
- Cobra EBX-12 (with 1.6 GHz [EBX-12d] or 1.3 GHz [EBX-12g] Pentium M CPU in PatrolBot, GuiaBot and in some Seekurs, Pioneers)
- Phoenix ATX-G (Powerbot)
- Versalogic MVSBC8 (with 850 MHz Pentium III CPU in Pioneer or Peoplebot)
- Versalogic MVSBC7
- Versalogic MVSBC6
- ABIT NV7-133R (Powerbot first generation)
- VIA EPIA 1000M (Centibots)
- AmPro LittleBoard P5x and P5e (Original Pioneer 2 computers)
- SICK LMS-100 and LMS-111 manual
- SICK LMS-500 manual (Deutsch)
- SICK LMS-200 technical manual (Deutsch)
- SICK LMS-200 Interface Protocol Reference (Deutsch)
- Novatel GPS Manuals and general information and datasheet (from novatel.com). See Novatel GPS and Freewave Radio Configuration for quick instructions on setting up a DGPS base station radio link, if you have that.
- Trimble AgGPS 252 GPS Receiver
- Trimble AG-372 GPS Receiver
- Trimble AgRemote configuration tool for AG 252 and 372 receivers
- See also Trimble AgGPS for additional information.
- Pioneer Gripper Manual
- Original 5DOF Pioneer Arm Manual
- Cyton I (Alpha) Arm Manual
- Cyton II (V2) and Cyton Veta Arm Manual (Including Actin/CytonViewer Software)
- TCM2 Compass
- Power Cube Battery Charger and Power Supply
- Pioneer Sonar Specifications
- Peoplebot Touchscreen
For more accessory information, see the Knowlege Base
For old and possibly out of date manuals, see the Documentation Attic
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