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Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:05 am

Hey all!

I’m looking to utilize a
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Re: Excavator Depth Sensor

Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:13 pm

An IMU includes XYZ accelerometers which you can use to measure inclination, I do not know how suitable are they for your problem. In order to have some accuracy, it needs to measure when not moving, which means must stop for a second (or even less) the cup in lowest position to get a correct (or at least a better) measure.

You need several accelerometers - one for each mobile segment and one for the base platform, then compute geometry knowing distances between joints.

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