Loco Positioning node

The reference

The base of a Loco Positioning system

The Loco Positioning Node is a versatile positioning device that can run either as an Anchor or Tag in a Loco Positioning system. The system measures the distance between Nodes and Tags, and from those distances the absolute position of objects carrying Tags can be calculated.

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  • Supports Anchor, Tag or Sniffer mode
  • Can be used as a standalone system with some Nodes acting as Anchors and one or more nodes acting as Tags
  • Multiple powering options
  • On board MCU
Electrical specification:
  • Based on the Decawave DWM1000 module
  • Implements IEEE 802.15.4 UWB
  • STM32F072 MCU (Cortex-M0, 48MHz, 16kb SRAM, 128kb flash)
  • High precision pressure sensor (LPS25H)
  • uUSB connector
  • Full speed USB device interface
  • Powered by USB, 6 mm barrel jack (5 - 12V) or screw terminal (5 - 12V)
  • FTDI debug port (not populated)
  • Serial connector compatible with ESP8266 module (not populated)
Ranging specification:
  • Ranging accuracy ±10 cm
Radio specification:
  • Operates at 3.2 - 7 GHz
  • Channel bandwith 500 MHz
Mechanical specification:
  • Weight: 13.3 g
  • Size (WxHxD): 65x40x13 mm
  • 4 mounting holes for M3 screws
  • Works with the Loco Positioning Deck
Package contents:
  • 1 x Loco Positioning Node

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