T261 module orientation
Can the T261 module be mounted vertically and still work correctly?
If you are asking if the T261 can be faced downward (e.g pointing towards the ground on a flying drone) then yes, it should be able to since it can be done with the cased T265 camera. Configuring the camera for such an orientation is discussed at length in the link below.
If you are asking if the T261 can be rotated 90 degrees onto its side to stand vertically on its end instead of being horizontally oriented ... I have not seen a case where such an orientation has been used.
The accelerometer and gyro readings will be local to the IMU that is generating them inside the T261. So having two cameras vertically stacked should not affect the gyro readings, since one camera would not affect the other camera's gyro readings. The readings will be localised to a particular camera's mounted position.
I just came across this thread trying to find out if I can mount this camera vertically.
I've done it and I definitely get some drift even with a closed loop. In theory it shouldn't matter but I'm wondering if the camera calculations work best when the orientation is in a similar plane to the viewing.
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