AWS DeepRacer
Developer Guide

This is prerelease documentation for a service in preview release. It is subject to change.

Calibrate Your AWS DeepRacer Vehicle

Either before or after test driving your vehicle, you may want to calibrate the vehicle. To do so, follow the steps below:

To calibrate your AWS DeepRacer vehicle:

  1. Open the device console of your vehicle at https://{your_vehicle_device_console_ip_address}.

  2. Open the Calibration page.

  3. Calibrate the vehicle's controls, including the maximum throttle.

  4. On the Calibration page, choose Edit in Steering and then follow the steps below to calibrate the vehicle's steering:

    1. Raise the vehicle so that the wheels are free to rotate. Choose Next.

    2. Under Calibrate center on the device console, gradually move the slider to the position where the vehicles wheels become aligned in parallel. Set a number (e.g., 0) to record the position as the centering position. Choose Next.

    3. Under Calibrate left steering on the device console, gradually move the slider to the left until the vehicle front wheels stops turning left. Set a number (e.g., -25) to record the position as the left maximum steering. Choose Next.

    4. Under Calibrate right steering on the device console, gradually move the slider to the right until the vehicles front wheels stop turning right. Set a number (e.g., 25) to record the position as the right maximum steering. Choose Done.

  5. On the Calibration page, choose Edit for Throttle and then follow the steps below to calibrate the vehicle's throttle:

    1. Raise the vehicle so that the wheels are free to turn. Choose Next on the device console.

    2. Under Calibrate stopped throttle on the device console, gradually move the slider to a position where the vehicles wheels stops turning. Set the number 0) to record the position as the stopped throttle. Choose Next.

    3. Under Calibrate forward throttle on the device console, gradually move the slider to a position until the vehicle wheels reaches their forward maximum speed. Set a number between 1 and 100 (e.g., 50) to record the position as the forward maximum speed. Choose Next.

    4. Under Calibrate backward throttle on the device console, gradually move the slider to a position until the vehicles wheels reach their backward maximum speed. Set a number between -100 and -1 (e.g., -50) to record the position as the backward maximum speed. Choose Done.