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Package Summary

ROS driver for EPOS controller

  • Maintainer status: developed
  • Maintainer: Tomasz Kucner <tomasz.kucner AT oru DOT se>
  • Author: Tomasz Kucner <tomasz.kucner AT oru DOT se>, Martin Magnusson <Martin.Magnusson AT oru DOT se>, Hakan Almqvist <Hakan.Almqvist AT oru DOT se>, Marcus Hauser <Hauser AT ARI.Uni-Heidelberg DOT de>
  • License: GPL
  • Source: git (branch: upstream)

This package provides simple interface to control maxon motors via EPOS controler.


Package includes C library (libEPOS) to control the EPOS motor control from maxon motor ( using a GNU/Linux system and ROS wrapper.


This package provides one node - epos_driver_node.


communicates with EPOS driver

Published Topics

/tf (tf/tfMessage)
  • publishes a transform from frame /maxon to /base
/EPOSState (epos_driver/EPOSState)
  • publishes current possition and other informations about driver


/MoveTo (epos_driver/MoveTo)
  • request to move motor to given position
/MoveCycle (epos_driver/MoveCycle)
  • request to move motor between two given positions

Wiki: epos_driver (last edited 2014-10-16 15:56:48 by TomaszKucner)