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iRobot® Create® 3 Release G.5.1

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This release is running ROS 2 Galactic with the following interface library versions:

Release Overview

For iRobot® Education Bluetooth1 users, this is a bugfix release. For ROS 22 users, this is primarily a feature release. See below for details.

Changelog (from G.4.5)


  • Publications
    • Add /cliff_intensity topic (#320)
    • Add tf frame for the IMU (called imu), to which the /imu topic is now connected
  • Middleware

Core Robot

  • Webserver / OS
    • Beta: Allow user full control to edit ntp.conf (#333)
    • Remove erroneous log messages about the robot's lost Wi-Fi connection when it had never been connected in the first place

iRobot® Education Bluetooth protocol mode

  • Fix device number for stall event to match protocol document (#410)

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