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Robot Operating System Cookbook by Kumar Bipin

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How it works…

Once the necessary packages and drivers are installed, we will connect the dongle to the computer, as shown in the following photo, and check whether it is detected or not:

Dynamixel connected to the computer

Generally, it will create a new port with the name ttyUSBX inside the /dev/ folder. This port that means drivers have been loaded properly for the Dynamixel device, and that it is connected to the Linux system or PC.

We can launch the controller_manager node using the following command:

$ roslaunch dynamixel_tutorials controller_manager.launch

We can see that the motors have been detected by the driver on the console output. ...

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