How to connect a Jetson Xavier AGX to the Rover Zero 2

The Jetson Xavier AGX development kit is one of the most popular computers for robotics projects. This article will show you how to connect it properly to a Rover Zero

The Jetson Xavier run can run off of 9V-20V. The Rover Zeros come with 8-cell Lithium-Ion Batteries that output 16.8V when fully charged and 12V when fully depleted. That means the Xavier can directly off the battery.

The NVIDIA Jetson Xavier AGX uses a 2.5mm x 5.5mm Barrel Jack connector. In order to power the computer and robot at the same time two cables are needed.

1) XT60 Splitter Cable

2) Xt60 to 2.5mm Barrel Jack Cable