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Has anyone used the Cyton Arm With ROS?

asked 2011-06-13 05:02:03 -0500

John Hoare gravatar image

updated 2011-06-13 05:25:14 -0500

Has anybody used the Cyton Arm ( http://www.robai.com/ ) with ros? I'm interested in things such as a URDF description, and anything required to get it working with OpenRAVE.

I see that the servos in it can be controlled by the ax12_controller_core ros node. ( http://www.ros.org/wiki/ax12_controll... )

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I have a cyton arm and would like to use it with ROS, so I guess I have this same question. I would prefer something as high-level as possible (eg, how to use with arm_navigation or moveit). Thanks!

wheeler.ruml gravatar imagewheeler.ruml ( 2013-03-21 07:44:14 -0500 )edit

Same here, I am looking for a gazebo model/controller. Thanks!

Okke gravatar imageOkke ( 2013-10-13 22:26:54 -0500 )edit

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answered 2011-07-12 13:22:51 -0500

arebgun gravatar image

ax12_controller_core package is deprecated and will be removed as soon as ETurtle is released. I suggest you use the recently released dynamixel_motor stack instead. It's pretty much the same code cleaned up and packaged into a single stack.

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answered 2018-03-14 13:14:54 -0500

We use a Cyton Gamma 1500 robai arm on out MOnarCH robot , our code is partially released in the following repos:

https://github.com/socrob/cyton_gamma...

https://github.com/socrob/dynamixel_m...

The URDF model is ready to be used in Gazebo (need to be attached to a robot base).

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answered 2013-10-15 05:48:03 -0500

ReedHedges gravatar image

I haven't used it but check here http://wiki.ros.org/Robots/Cyton-Gamma

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