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ibeo lidar 4L setup

I am having difficulties in finding information regarding ibeo lidar sensor power connection. Lidar has 3 inputs/outputs one is Ethernet, CAN and power terminal. As CAN only needs 4 pins (high out, ...
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Can high voltage power lines EM provide power for drones? [closed]

How is the EM field that surrounds high voltage power converted to produce a current through a wire? How much electricity can be produced without coming in contact with the wire? Could the EM field ...
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Help Understanding an Autonomous rectifier

Could anyone tell me how does the circuit below work ? It's a autonomous rectifier. Taking the signal between the two output resistors gives a full-wave rectification, and taking it at the output of ...
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Autonomously-powered (battery-less) wireless pushbutton

What would be a feasible approach/circuit-design to make a self-powered wireless pushbutton, assuming it is even realistic? This is what I mean by each of the three terms: Self-powered: Power ...
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Help me build an autonomous remote wind station + camera [closed]

I'd like to build an autonomous remote wind station + camera that I can install near my favorite kitesurfing spot so that I can Know in "real-time" both speed and direction of the wind See what's ...
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System design for python driven autonomous vehicle (boat)

I've very recently started a project (with a few friends) where I will be building an autonomous boat. From a high level, it will be solar powered with a relatively simple motor driven propeller, and ...
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What electrical connectors to use underwater?

I am looking at doing a project with a AUV (autonomous underwater vehicle) and need to know the best type of connectors to use. I have listed the things I need from most important to least important: ...
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Can you run a BLDC motor backwards without damage?

Can you run a BLDC motor backwards without damage? Is it OK to drive a model airplane BLDC engine backwards while landing, so it gets a little "reverse thrust" and come to a stop a little quicker on ...
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Resources to understand robot locomotion and Gait functions

Recently I have been watching Robert Full's talks on TED. He has some obscenely interesting works on robot locomotion. This has intrigued my curiosity and I have been trying to understand his works. I ...