Robotis - SMPS2Dynamixel: Power Supply to the Dynamixel Bus
This module provides a convenient way to Power the Dynamixel bus lines. It is
compatible with 3pin and 4 pin buses (AX/MX Series servos and EX/RX/DX series
The module can receive up to 20V from a DC Power Supply and apply it to the bus.
The module was originally designed to be used with the
Bioloid Power Supply (SMPS) but you
can use other power supplies as long as the specs are respected.
The board includes two 3P connectors and two 4P connectors. (please note
the DATA Line is not connected so Data bytes won't propagate between the
When using the USB2Dynamixel without any controller, this is the recommend
solution to power the Dynamixel bus (as the USB2Dynamixel only interfaces with
the DATA line).
A shrink tube is used to cover the circuit part to protect it from
- AX Series Servos (one wire TTL)
- DX/RX/EX Series Servos (RS 485)