ROS Interface

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

ROS1

The Interbotix X-Series Arms are compatible with the following ROS1 distributions and platforms:

  • ROS1 Melodic on Ubuntu Linux 18.04
  • ROS1 Noetic on Ubuntu Linux 20.04

To install the Interbotix X-Series Arm packages for any of the distributions above, go to the ROS1 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.

One installed, follow the steps in the ROS1 Quickstart Guide to get familiar with some of the basic features of the X-Series Arm packages.

ROS2

The Interbotix X-Series Arms are compatible with the following ROS2 distributions and platforms:

  • ROS2 Galactic on Ubuntu Linux 20.04

To install the Interbotix X-Series Arm packages for any of the distributions above, go to the ROS2 Software Setup Guide.

One installed, follow the steps in the ROS2 Quickstart Guide to get familiar with some of the basic features of the X-Series Arm packages.