Easy start-up with the robots Poppy Humanoid and Poppy Torso

VANESSA MAZZARI | April 13, 2018

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Start by checking that you received all parts list for Poppy Humanoid and Poppy Torso. The boxes with only one Dynamixel servomotor contain a 20cm cable and a horn HN07-N101 for MX-28 and HN05-N102 for MX-64, so what you received should match with the official bill of materials.

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