Task 2: Main Electronics Box assembly

Main Electronics Box = MEB (for future references)

Intro

Assembly time

60 minutes

Tools needed

  • cross-head screwdriver

  • T5x40 torx screwdriver (provided)

  • no. 3 hex-head key (metric; provided)

  • vaseline (provided)

  • hex-head wrench no. 8

MEB assembly guide

1. Camera shield

2. Camera

The IR flashes are not used in the Rover. You can use them for your own projects.

3. USB and power cable

It's tough to push the nut through the plug, but it's doable - don't worry.

4. Antenna cable

5. Wheel cable bushings

6. Wheel cables

7. Box mounting distances

8. RaspberryPi assembly and cabling

9. Core2-ROS assembly and cabling

Make sure you turn the power switch of the board to ON.

10. WiFi modem assembly

11. Seal assembly

It may be easier to glue the seal to the box using any cyanoacrylate (fast-bonding) glue.

12. Cover assembly

Wheel connection

Depending on the Kit setup you'll be provided with either 1x6 goldpin plugs or 2x6 goldpin. In case of 2x6 connect mating pair of wheels into one plug.

Find the proper wheel name on Core2ROS driver to connect. The connectors are located in left bottom of the image below.

Wheel position

Wheel name on board

Front right

A

Rear right

B

Front left

C

Rear left

D

Cable name

Cable color

Out A

Red

Out B

Black

GND

Green

+5V

Blue

ENC A

Yellow

ENC B

White