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Initial Installation

I mounted the distance sensor in rapiro like the instructions here: http://www.rapiro.com/mounting-distance-sensor-on-rapiro/ Now wh...
4 comments posted by coerrace comment from JoeYang on 2018-02-26 18:25

rapiro is dead after upload official sketch

Hi, my Rapiro used to work ok , but after I added a raspberry pi and uploaded a Standard firmware (Arduino sketch) ,it's down as follows,...
4 comments posted by JoeYang comment from JoeYang on 2018-02-26 01:31

Warning - be careful with servo adjustments

Having a lot of problems here. When I turn Rapiro on, all the servos go crazy, and the robot twists into a strange position, and the mot...
10 comments posted by russ.karlberg comment from JoeYang on 2018-02-22 00:19


スケッチが利用できるメモリが少なくなっています。動作が不安定になる可能性があります。 スケッチの書き込み中にエラーが発生しました。PCはWindow10です。対策をお願いします。
1 comments posted by yuuhozinn1947 comment from IchiroKano on 2018-02-11 10:20


白いプラスチックパーツに塗装をしたいのですが、材質が分かれば教えてください。 こちらの投稿では http://forum.rapiro.com/thread/260/?page=1#268 ポリカーボネート用の塗料が奨められていますが、Rapiroのパーツにプライマーなど...
1 comments posted by adwin.nag comment from IchiroKano on 2018-02-11 10:24


Arduino IDEのメニューからツール > マイコンボード > Arduino Uno を選択してからアップロード出来ません。教えて下さい。
1 comments posted by yuuhozinn1947 comment from IchiroKano on 2018-02-11 10:06

CAD files for RAPIRO

I want to modify and build my own custom version of RAPIRO. The 3D models that have been provided online are STL files which are good for...
3 comments posted by rinku.kr comment from KengoFujiwara on 2017-06-16 11:34


rapiroの組み立て中に、サーボモータの軸を触ってしまったらしく、マニュアル204以降ではどうにもならなかったので、一度分解しました。 すると、53での初期位置設定ができなくなっていました。 具体的には、回転して静止するはずのサーボモーターが、回転しません。(音はします)...
1 comments posted by smnk comment from KengoFujiwara on 2017-06-16 10:47

DIY Rapiro

Looking to buy just the Rapiro mainboard and LED board is this possible? I'm asking because both Amazon and SFO TAKUMI is out of stock h...
1 comments posted by travisandrewsbiz comment from YuichiTerauchi on 2017-04-09 14:43

Where can i buy Rapiro main board ?

Hi there ! I'm trying to build rapiro on my own. To reach that goal, I'm looking for rapiro main board alone because i don't want to spen...
3 comments posted by raspilolio comment from YuichiTerauchi on 2017-04-09 14:42

JavaScript controlled Rapiro

Dear Rapiro Fans, I have written JavaScript (Node.js) codes that can control a Rapiro from Raspberry Pi 3 B which is built in the Rapiro...
0 comments posted by mkoku on 2017-01-16 17:33

Firmata経由でA6, A7ピンのアナログ入力ができずにいます

こんにちは。 Rapiroのメイン基板にStandardFirmataを書き込んで、Raspberry Pi から Node.js (johnny-five) で制御して遊んでいます。この度、距離センサ(GP2Y0A21YK)を搭載して、メイン基板の拡張ピンのA6(または...
1 comments posted by mkoku comment from mkoku on 2017-01-21 16:01

problems adjusting servos with power adapter

Hi - I have just recevived a Rapiro and is trying to assembly one I got to the part where I connected the servos with the board and is tr...
1 comments posted by Mr.Robot comment from Mr.Robot on 2016-11-12 19:54

Rapiro Power Problem Solved

I’ve been always annoyed by the unstable power supply chain and finally perhaps found a stable solution. DC input: 12V5A AC-DC convertor...
9 comments posted by llacarte comment from llacarte on 2016-11-07 14:14

Disable Feet

Hello, is it possible to disable feet control by software? I mean, imagine I don't want my Rapiro to walk and I don't want to disassemble...
0 comments posted by icordoba on 2016-09-07 20:43

Both USB power and Rapiro Power in a Raspberry PI (Model 3). Any problem?

Hello, I am developing a solution with Rapiro and Raspberry PI 3 and once it is connected I don't want to have Rapiro on all the time I ...
0 comments posted by icordoba on 2016-09-05 18:37

How to connect Rapiro to a Pi3 correctly?

How to connect Rapiro to a Pi3 correctly? I just got my rapiro BUT can't get it to work. I saw a cable that connect between rapiro board...
1 comments posted by ArtkranTemritikulchai comment from phoenixln on 2016-08-28 15:26

difficulty moving forward

My rapiro has difficulty moving forward. It lifts its feet but seems to stay mostly on spot when executing command #M1, #M2, #M3 and #M4...
0 comments posted by phoenixln on 2016-08-28 15:19

Pi3 And Rapiro, minicom issues?

Just got my rpi3 up and running, but running any minicom commands gets me this screen Welcome to minicom 2.7 OPTIONS: I18n Compiled on...
1 comments posted by mgudesblatart comment from mgudesblatart on 2016-07-27 12:30

Testing Pi 3 with Rapiro

It's no goal. $ sudo minicom -b 57600 -o -D /dev/ttyAMA0 "#M0" Yields no action. It seems to be related to the issue with the sdio dr...
5 comments posted by luzhuomi comment from mgudesblatart on 2016-07-27 12:29