ROS Interface

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This section details the ROS Interface for the Interbotix X-Series arms.

ROS 1

The Interbotix X-Series Arms are compatible with the following ROS 1 distributions and platforms:

  • ROS 1 Melodic on Ubuntu Linux 18.04
  • ROS 1 Noetic on Ubuntu Linux 20.04

To install the Interbotix X-Series Arm packages for any of the distributions above, go to the ROS 1 Software Setup Guide. If you are using a Raspberry Pi4b that you did not purchase from Trossen Robotics, see the ROS Raspberry Pi 4B Setup Guide.

Once installed, follow the steps in the ROS 1 Quickstart Guide to get familiar with some of the basic features of the X-Series Arm packages.

ROS 2

The Interbotix X-Series Arms are compatible with the following ROS 2 distributions and platforms:

  • ROS 2 Galactic on Ubuntu Linux 20.04
  • ROS 2 Humble and Rolling on Ubuntu Linux 22.04

To install the Interbotix X-Series Arm packages for any of the distributions above, go to the ROS 2 Software Setup Guide.

Once installed, follow the steps in the ROS 2 Quickstart Guide to get familiar with some of the basic features of the X-Series Arm packages.