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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...
5 comments posted by coerrace comment from jooooooooo on 2018-04-30 14:53

Using internal Raspberry Pi to run Arduino IDE

Perhaps I'm got completely the wrong end of the stick but I'm trying to run Arduino IDE on the Pi internal to my Rapiro (using ssh -X to ...
10 comments posted by stephen.elves comment from jooooooooo on 2018-04-23 00:09

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