Step 1: Jetson Nano

New parts used in this step (see the Parts List for details):

  • bottom plate
  • Jetson Nano
  • Four 4-40 MF standoffs
  • Four 4-40 1/4 screws (E)

As a reminder, an MF standoff looks like this.


1.1 Attach Standoffs

Screw tightness: very gentle

Gently screw four 4-40 MF standoffs into the four holes shown on the red side of the bottom plate using a 3/16 hex screwdriver. These holes are toward the back of the car.

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1.2 Attach Jetson Nano

Warning: discharge any static before touching the Jetson Nano
Screw tightness: gentle

Carefully align the four screw holes of the Jetson Nano with the 4-40 MF standoffs attached in the step 1.1. Make sure that the USB ports of the Jetson Nano point toward the back of the bottom plate. Secure the the Jetson Nano to the standoffs using four 4-40 1/4 screws. Tighten the screws with a small Philips screwdriver using a crisscross pattern with multiple stages.