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common:connectorpinouts_connectionoptions [2018/02/15 05:10]
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common:connectorpinouts_connectionoptions [2018/02/15 06:07]
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 Below we detail the connector types for the units and connection diagrams with the most commonly used tools. Below we detail the connector types for the units and connection diagrams with the most commonly used tools.
  
-==== About Supplying Power ====+==== Supplying Power ====
  
-External power must **always be supplied through the main connector port** (the one with the 3 pin or 4 pin connector).\\ +External power must **always be supplied through the main connector port** (the one with the 3 pin or 4 pin connector ​on the back of the unit).\\ 
-**If you intend on using other interfaces for control ​(such as USB or Bluetooth), power must still be applied through this connector on the VDD and GND pins.**+**If you intend on using other interfaces for control such as USB or Bluetooth, power must still be applied through this connector on the VDD and GND pins.**
  
 Acceptable voltage range is typically 9V~24V. Please refer to the documentation of your specific model for the exact voltage range accepted. Acceptable voltage range is typically 9V~24V. Please refer to the documentation of your specific model for the exact voltage range accepted.
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 The most common adapters and connection methods are shown below. The most common adapters and connection methods are shown below.
  
-__**Robotis ​USB2Dynamixel and SMPS2Dynamixel:**__+__**Seed Robotis ​PC Interface Board + Power Interface Board:\\ 
 +(Using Robotis SMPS2Dynamixel + USB2Dynamixel or U2D2)**__
  
-{{:​common:​connect-using-usb2dyn.jpg?​direct&​400|}}+{{:​common:​connect-using-robotis-usb2dynamixel-and-u2d2_onewirettl.jpg?​direct&​400|}}
  
 __**Xevel Labs USB2AX:**__ __**Xevel Labs USB2AX:**__
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 **IMPORTANT:​ in RS485, even though communication is done through a differential pair, __GND must also be connected__ in common between the Seed Robotics unit and the MCU.** Failure to do so may result in unreliable communication and potential damage to the units. **IMPORTANT:​ in RS485, even though communication is done through a differential pair, __GND must also be connected__ in common between the Seed Robotics unit and the MCU.** Failure to do so may result in unreliable communication and potential damage to the units.
  
-__**Robotis ​USB2Dynamixel and SMPS2Dynamixel:**__+__**Seed Robotis ​PC Interface Board + Power Interface Board:\\ 
 +(Using Robotis SMPS2Dynamixel + USB2Dynamixel or U2D2)**__
  
-{{:​common:​connect-using-usb2dyn.jpg?​direct&​400|}}+{{:​common:​connect-using-robotis-usb2dynamixel-and-u2d2_rs485.jpg?​direct&​400|}}
  
 __**Connecting to an existing Dynamixel Servo Chain or Dynamixel based Robot:**__ __**Connecting to an existing Dynamixel Servo Chain or Dynamixel based Robot:**__
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 {{:​common:​connect-to-existing-dynamixel-chain.jpg?​direct&​400|}} {{:​common:​connect-to-existing-dynamixel-chain.jpg?​direct&​400|}}
  
-__**Connect to an RS485 converter:​**__+__**Connect to a generic ​RS485 converter:​**__
  
 The diagram below is generic: it is designed in a way to suit all major RS485 converters.\\ The diagram below is generic: it is designed in a way to suit all major RS485 converters.\\

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