PhantomX Pincher Robot Arm - Wireless Control - ArbotiX Commander

Wireless Control - ArbotiX Commander

Download ArbotiX Robocontroller Firmware Sketch

The ArbotiX Commander is a great hand-held controller for your Robot Arm. The commander can control the arm using a wireless XBee link.

  • Load the sketch onto your ArbotiX
  • Configure your XBees and plug them into your Commander and Robocontroller.

You can now control your ArbotiX commander via the following controls:

Control Diagram for ArbotiX Commander
Cartesian Mode
Walk Joystick(Normal)
  • Horizontal Move arm along X Axis
  • Vertical Move arm along Y Axis
Look Joystick(Normal)
  • Horizontal N/A
  • Vertical Move arm along Z Axis
Cylindrical Mode
Walk Joystick(Normal)
  • Horizontal Move arm along X Axis
  • Vertical Rotate the arm along the base
Look Joystick(Normal)
  • Horizontal N/A
  • Vertical Move arm along Z Axis
Backhoe Mode
Walk Joystick(Normal)
  • Horizontal Rotate the arm along the base
  • Vertical Rotate the dipper (elbow to wrist)
Look Joystick(Normal)
  • Horizontal Rotate the boom(shoulder to elbow)
  • Vertical Rotate bucket curl
All Modes
Look Joystick(While Holding L6)
  • Horizontal N/A
  • Vertical Open/Close Gripper
Look Joystick(While Holding LT)
  • Horizontal Adjust Wrist Angle
Right Buttons
  • RT N/A
  • R3 Toggles Debug Mode
  • R2 Move Arm to its home position
  • R1 Cycle through cartesian, cylindrical, and backhoe modes
Left Buttons
  • LT Enable Wrist Angle Control
  • L6 Enable Gripper control
  • L5 N/A
  • L4 N/A
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