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Device Setup

Dynamixel

The SDK and SDK examples were developed based on the MX-28 and H54-200 PRO Dynamixels.

SDK examples were tested with the following Dynamixels:

  AX EX RX MX MX X X PRO
Protocol 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 1.0 2.0 2.0
                 
Series                
12 O - -     - - -
18   - -     - - -
24 - - O O O - - -
28 - - O O O - - -
64 - - O O O - - -
106 - O - O O - - -
320 - - - - - - O -
430 - - - - - O O -
540 - - - - - O O -
                 
42 - - - - - - - O
54 - - - - - - - O

O : Compatible
X : Incompatible
– : Doesn’t exist
blank : Not yet tested

Note: The BulkRead function doesn’t work with the AX, EX, or RX series

Power Requirements:

Note: The X series’ 4P connector is not compatible with the USB2Dynamixel connector.

To run the SDK examples, the following Dynamixel parameters need to be changed:

To change Dynamixel parameters, use Dynamixel Wizard, which is part of ROBOTIS RoboPlus suite of software.

Instructions on how to utilize Dynamixel Wizard are uploaded on the e-manualSoftware HelpDynamixel Wizard.