Pickit processor

The Pickit processor is a rack mount computer on which the Pickit software is installed. It is responsible for doing all calculations to detect your objects in a 3D point cloud and send the coordinates to the robot for picking.

Read this article to learn how to set up the processor in your picking application.

Technical specifications

The technical specifications in this section apply to both processor versions 1.0 and 2.0 unless mentioned otherwise.

  • Processor: 6 cores (12 threads) at 3.7 Ghz
  • 19-inch server: rack compatible (2U)
  • Temperature: -20°C to 70°C
  • Vibrations: Operating, 5 Grms, 5-500 Hz, 3 axes
  • IP rating: IP54
  • Power supply: 9-32V DC 160W
  • Humidity: ̃95% @ 40°C (non-condensing)

Processor ports and power supply

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The front side of the Pickit processor contains a lid, which can be opened by rotating the lock handle clockwise. A few ports (which are not used by Pickit) and some buttons are located under the lid. In case of a power failure, while the computer is on, it will restart automatically when power is restored.

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All labeled I/O ports and the power connector are placed on the back side of the processor as shown above. In order to connect the Pickit processor to a power supply, use the provided IEC cable (C13).

Warning

In case the Pickit processor is positioned vertically and sideways, the air inlet shall not stay at the top. This may affect the ventilation process.

Power consumption specifications

Pickit processor 1.0:

  • While turned off: 25 W
  • Booting: 100 W
  • Idle: 60 W
  • Heavy processing: 130 W

Pickit processor 2.0:

  • While turned off: 25 W
  • Booting: 115 W
  • Idle: 70 W
  • Heavy processing: 160 W

Environmental and operating conditions

  • Temperature: -20ºC to 70ºC
  • Vibrations: Operating, 5 Grms, 5-500 Hz, 3 axes
  • IP rating: IP54
  • Power supply: 9-32V DC 160W
  • Humidity: ~95% @ 40°C (non-condensing)