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TAU stuck on "Looking for connected Tau LiDAR Camera hardware ..."

  • Hi lads!
    So, after installing everything according to the step-by-step Guide, python 3.9, pip updated, Tau server, libraries and APIs installed, etc... and when trying to execute the "python -m TauLidarServer" command, it just stays there, indefinitely.
    I'm not sure if I have a faulty Tau hardware, or my USB-C path/port isn't the correct one.

    TauLidarCamera 0.0.3
    TauLidarCommon 0.0.2
    TauLidarServer 0.0.5
    pip 21.1.3
    Python 3.9.6

    Tau Lidar connected to COM1 (USB\VID_0483&PID_5740\00000000001A

    Status for device COM1:

    Baud:            115200
    Parity:          None
    Data Bits:       8
    Stop Bits:       1
    Timeout:         OFF
    XON/XOFF:        OFF
    CTS handshaking: OFF
    DSR handshaking: OFF
    DSR sensitivity: OFF
    DTR circuit:     OFF
    RTS circuit:     ON

  • Hey @Zakrze ! sounds frustrating. Are you able to run any of the other examples?
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  • Hi @kevin-lefrank, my TauLidar Server not even starts in the CMD, its stays there forever at "Looking for connected Tau LiDAR Camera hardware ..." loop

  • @Zakrze were you able to run any of the other examples from the GitHub repo?
    Do they stop at the same point?

  • administrators

    @Zakrze I'm also interested to hear if any of the example python programs ran properly.

    If not, please try running the new checkCamera.py example program to try to narrow down what's going on with that problematic camera.
    You can find all of the details on the checkCamera.py example program here: https://github.com/OnionIoT/tau-lidar-camera/tree/master/examples#checkcamerapy-program

    Let me know how it goes - I'll do my best to help you debug this issue.

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