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turtlebot arm

The TurtleBot arm is a low-cost arm that you can build and mount on the TurtleBot to give it some basic manipulation capabilities.

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Documentation

Hardware Tutorials

  1. Assembling the TurtleBot Arm Tutorial - Bill of materials and instructions on how to assemble the hardware for the TurtleBot arm.

Software Setup Tutorials

  1. Installation Instructions - Instructions for installing the turtlebot_arm stack and dependencies.

  2. Setting Up TurtleBot Arm Servos - Instructions for numbering the Dynamixel servos correctly.

Applications and Demo Tutorials

  1. Calibrating a Kinect to the TurtleBot arm - A tutorial explaining how to calibrate the physical position of a kinect to the arm for more precise manipulation.

  2. Arm interactive markers - controlling the arm through rviz.

  3. Block Manipulation Demo - A tutorial for setting up a demo to move small blocks around a surface using the arm.

Hardware Tutorials

  1. Assembling the TurtleBot Arm Tutorial - Bill of materials and instructions on how to assemble the hardware for the TurtleBot arm.

Software Setup Tutorials

  1. Installation Instructions - Instructions for installing the turtlebot_arm stack and dependencies.

  2. Setting Up TurtleBot Arm Servos - Instructions for numbering the Dynamixel servos correctly.

Applications and Demo Tutorials

  1. Calibrating a Kinect to the TurtleBot arm - A tutorial explaining how to calibrate the physical position of a kinect to the arm for more precise manipulation.

  2. Configure your arm to use MoveIt! - A tutorial explaining how to (re)run the MoveIt! Setup Assistant to accommodate any particularity of your robot arm.

  3. Start playing with your arm and MoveIt! - A tutorial with examples of using your turtlebot_arm with MoveIt! framework.

Report a Bug

Use GitHub to report bugs or submit feature requests. [View active issues]

Limitations

Kinetic release is pending on arbotix_ros release.

Wiki: turtlebot_arm (last edited 2017-03-13 23:02:50 by Jorge Santos)