3D Sensor (Azimuth / Tilt (Elevation)
http://www.yoctopuce.com/EN/products/usb-position-sensors/yocto-3d ($55 USD)
- PicoFlex Connectors:
http://www.yoctopuce.com/EN/products/accessories-and-connectors/picoflex-u10 (2 each $18 USD)
http://www.yoctopuce.com/EN/products/accessories-and-connectors/rj45-adapter (2 each $20 USD)
Data Transmission from 3D Sensor to PC
- USB directly from the sensor (cost of cable(s))
- Just requires a USB cable or USB Repeater/Extender
- Ethernet USB Hub (See also post 1, post 2) ($110 USD)
- Netgear FS108PNA (Power on Equipment, Power over Ethernet) ($60 USD)
- Wireless (G) USB Hub ($113 USD)
Tower Mounted NEMA (4) Box (weather-tight)
- Bud Industries Model # SNB3731 Mouser ($55 USD, I got mine new on Ebay for ($20 USD)
Rotor Controller (USB) ($90 USD)
- CAT6 for Ethernet and Splitting between Sensor (head/base)
- NEMA (4) Box (to mount things outside)
- PVC (if you so choose) Aluminum NEMA 4 enclosure would be better!
- NEMA 4, BOX ALUM NATURAL 6.89"L X 3.15"W
- If you use the Yocto-Ethernet you will likely also want to use a PoE type Network Switch. This provides Power to the Yocto-Ethernet (and) Yocto-3D via same. I'm using a Netgear FS108PNA like this one.
- Belden 9842 (rs-485, 90% shielded braid, tin foil (dbl shield, twisted pair) $1.64 USD / Foot. Can be found here: http://www.prowireandcable.com/ib/belden-9842/9842/ Used to shield sensor "head" data from RF on it's way to the base.