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will ros-dynamixel support dynamixel pro servos?

asked 2013-10-25 04:16:02 -0600

jochen.mueck gravatar image

there seem to be some differences in the protocol



however, on the dynamixel pro communication site robotis states

Dynamixel protocol 2.0 Previously both Dynamixel and Dynamixel PRO implemented a different protocol. TO verify protocol version please refer to both instruction and status packet.

unfortunately i couldn't find any information if the ros-dynamixel package will support the pro servos

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so by looking at the code i figured out that they are currently not supported

jochen.mueck gravatar image jochen.mueck  ( 2013-10-25 05:23:24 -0600 )edit

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answered 2013-10-27 05:12:05 -0600

jochen.mueck gravatar image

i emailed the package maintainer.

he does not have access to a dymixel pro servo. since they use a quite different protocol the pro series is not supported currently and it's unclear when they can add support for it.

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