[ros-users] Prosilica GC1020

Steven Bellens steven.bellens at mech.kuleuven.be
Fri Nov 5 18:27:27 UTC 2010

2010/11/5 Patrick Mihelich <mihelich at willowgarage.com>:
> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 8:44 AM, Steven Bellens
> <steven.bellens at mech.kuleuven.be> wrote:
>> I'm experiencing this issue here now as well. The camera reponds on
>> pings, but ListCameras doesn't detect it. Same goes with the provided
>> SampleViewer application from prosilica: I find the camera on IP basis
>> - but the app is not listing it automatically. I've checked the wiki
>> page and followed all tutorials.
>> Can you give me any instructions on how to solve this problem?
> This is a separate issue. Your camera is probably hooked up via a switch.
> This is a limitation of the Prosilica SDK; it can only enumerate cameras
> with IP address on a local subnet. If the camera is not on the local IP
> subnet, you can still open it, but you have to know the IP address ahead of
> time. This is why we have the "How to Determine Your Camera's IP Address"
> tutorial, in case the camera isn't visible to the SDK and you've forgotten
> its IP address. As long as you can open the camera using the
> prosilica_camera node with ~ip_address set correctly, there's nothing to
> worry about.

The camera is hooked up directly to my computer.
I can open the camera using it's ip, but it is not giving any images
however! I've followed the tutorial to set up my network
configuration, verify the camera's IP etc, but still I can't get the
images to show up.


> Cheers,
> Patrick
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