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Velodyne Puck Lite

Item Numbers

DescriptionCPR ItemSales KitInstallation Kit, With Fasteners
Velodyne Puck Lite sensor016312
Velodyne Puck Lite sensor, with M12 connector023729029027029026


Mass590 g
Voltage, Minimum9 V
Voltage, Maximum18 V
Voltage, Sensor12 V
Power, Average8 W
DataEthernet, 100 Mbit/s
Range, Minimum0.9 m
Range, Maximum100 m
Range, Accuracy±3 cm
View, Horizontal360°
View, Vertical±15°
Resolution, Horizontal0.4°
Resolution, Vertical
Operating Temperature, Min-10 °C
Operating Temperature, Max60 °C

Software Bringup

This sensor is included in the Clearpath Robotics System Image that is installed on all our robots. This allows you to add or remove the sensor from your robot's software description by changing the environment variables in /etc/ros/setup.bash.

Refer to your robot's Description README file for more details:

Your robot's Tutorials page describes how the Clearpath Robotics System Image is installed and configured:


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Further Reading

  1. Clearpath Robotics Store
  2. Datasheet
  3. User Manual, Sensor
  4. User Manual, Control Box
  5. Drawing, Sensor
  6. Drawing, Control Box
  7. Wiring, Contol Box
  8. Velodyne website
  9. ROS webpage
  10. ROS tutorial