Robotis Bioloid PREMIUM Kit
Zig-110 Zigbee module included for Wireless Remote Control:
All Bioloid PREMIUM Robots inlcude the Zig-110
upgrade for Wireless Remote Control. (offered by Robotis)
The Bioloid PREMIUM combines a flexible construction system with an
Intelligent Micro Controller and
Sensors to bring your Robot creations to live.
It's flexible design enables the construction of unlimited Robot Shapes: there
are 29 documented shapes from simple Wheeled Robots up to Advanced Humanoids and
Hexapods. You can also extend the Robot and create your own, custom Design,
using the flexible Frame Assembly system.
The PREMIUM Kit builds on the popular Bioloid line of products and includes
Advanced Sensors (such as GS-12 Gyro for Walk Stabilization),
LiPo battery, CM-530 Controller with 32 bit ARM Cortex M3 processor, native USB support, new Frame Materials and much more.
The Bioloid Robot Kits are designed as combination of
different Brackets and Servos that allow for multiple types of joints /
The kit includes 18x AX-12A servos that offer high
power and high reliability.
AX-12A are one of today's most popular servos among Robot enthusiasts.
All the Servos and Components are networked and connect to
the Intelligent Micro Controller via the Dynamixel
bus. This is a one-wire, High Speed digital bus
that runs at Speed of 1 Mbps offering precise communication and control.
- CM-530 Microcontroller
The "Brain" of the Robot, commands all the Servos and Sensors running
pre-programmed Motions and Action Programs. The CM-530 is the latest controller
for Bioloid robots featuring a 32 bit Arm Cortex M3 micro controller (STM32F103RE) with native USB
In addition, the CM-530 includes 6x External A/D ports and an interface
for Wireless Communication supporting IR, Zigbee and Bluetooth.
- 32 bit Arm Cortex M3 processor (STM32F103RE)
- USB port for PC connection
- 6 GPIO / A/D ports for expansion with Robotis sensors or third party sensors
- Communications port compatible with IR, Zigbee (ZIG-110A) and
- Embedded Mic and Buzzer
- Support for LiPo batteries: cut-off mechanism and real time
battery level reporting.
- 5x 3pin Dynamixel bus ports (TTL).
CM-530 Controller details on the Robotis Support Site
- AX-12A Servo Motors
The included AX-12A servos offer high torque and reliability and are
one of today's most popular servos among Robot enthusiasts and Research
projects world wide.
The servos connect to each other in a Daisy Chain and communicate over
the Dynamixel bus, a High Speed (1 Mbps) networked digital bus.
Specifications at 12V:
- Reduction Ratio: 1/254
- Torque: 15kg.cm
- Speed: 0.196sec/60deg
Powerful Programming Tools
is the Software Suite used by the Bioloid PREMIUM Kit.
It is a Full Featured software suite used to Manage your Robot and Create new
Motions and Autonomous Behaviours:
RoboPlus Motion to develop new Motions for the Robot
- Catch-and-play functionality
- 3D Motion Editor
- Inverse Kinematics Engine
- Interoperability with Microsoft Excel letting you design and fine
tune motions and servo positions based on your calculations.
- RoboPlus Task to develop Autonomous Behaviours for the Robot
Advanced Graphical Programming tool that combines ease of use
You use constructs of structured programming - variables, LOOPs, IFs, and FUNCTIONS
- in a Graphical, Easy to Use environment.
Task includes an additional feature - a CALLBACK function (called
every 8 ms) - that simulates Task Switching. It's purpose is to
enable real time adjustments of walk and motions based on
sensorial feedback (such as readings from the Gyro for Dynamic Stabilization).
- RoboPlus Manager and RoboPlus Terminal
Manager is designed to manage your Robot,
and brings together all the
features of Firmware Management and Dynamixel bus debugging and
interaction. It offers a unique view of all devices on the bus letting
you view (and modify) the various parameters of each device in real
Terminal is the classic Robotis
Terminal where you can interact directly with
the Robot. It can also be used to view Debug output from RoboPlus
Advanced Sensorial Input:
The PREMIUM Kit includes a comprehensive range of sensors for improved
- 1x DMS Sensor (Sharp IR Distance Sensor for reliable
Distance Measurement and Obstacle Sensing)
IR Sensors (for Obstacle Sensing, Edge Detection and Ambient Light
- Sound Sensor and Buzzer (built in the CM-530 controller)
Gyro Sensor for Balancing / Stabilization:
The kit includes with a
2 axis Gyro that connects to the CM-530
A/D sensor ports.
A typical usage for the Gyro is Self Balancing / Stabilization .
Sample Source Code of Walk Stabilization is written in Roboplus Task and available for enhancement and modification.
Gyros can also be used for many other purposes and a maximum of 3 Gyros per
Robot are supported for advanced/custom designs.
- In addition, the PREMIUM Kit supports connecting other (third-party) A/D
sensors directly to the CM-530.
For maximum flexibility and extensibility, the sensors can be assembled
individually on any part of the Robot using specific frames
and connect to the A/D ports on the CM-530 controller.
- USB Connection to the PC
- LiPo Battery
The Robot is equipped with an 11.1V LiPo battery (1000 mAh) which is assembled outside
the Robot (bellow the Controller).
This modification improves the Robot behaviour in many different ways:
- Lower center centre of gravity
- Increased run times on a full charge
- Easy exchange of batteries, ideal for long periods of use such as demonstrations and especially
- RC100 Gamepad (with Zigbee or
The RC100 is the Robotis interpretation of a Playstation-style gamepad.
This Gamepad is now included with all PREMIUM kits and is fully supported by the Roboplus
Suite. It can work over Infrared or Zigbee for maximum performance and
- Human Like look and
feel, fully customizable
- Easy Cable Routing System
prolongs cable life and eases maintenance.
- Light Weight, Strong Frames
Additional Information and Documentation:
Additional Manuals and Information can be found on the ROBOTIS Online
Tech Support Site here
Bioloid PREMIUM on the ROBOTIS Tech Support Site
Tutorials, Sample Code and Misc. Information about the
PREMIUM Kit. After accessing the page, explore the Menu on the left side of
the page to access all the information.
RoboPlus Software Suite (Motion, Task, Manager, ...)
Introduction and Tutorials about Roboplus
Connecting Other (Third Party) Sensors to your Bioloid
Information about the Pinout of the A/D ports and how to use
them. Sample Roboplus Code is supplied.
For in depth information about the Robot, the included parts and the Software
refer to the ROBOTIS Online Tech
Additional Offers / Extras included Free of Charge:
The Bioloid PREMIUM is supplied following additional goodies
free of charge:
- Zig110 Upgrade for Wireless Zigbee Remote Control
(offered by Robotis)
Free Shipping for all UK Destinations.