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Setup and Configuration

Install hardware support and configure hardware connection

The Hardware Setup screens provide on-screen instructions for each step. These topics provide additional information about some of the steps and help you to successfully complete the Hardware Setup process.

Topics

Install Support for Manipulator Hardware

Install Robotics System Toolbox™ Support Package for Manipulators

Set Up Network Adapter and Basic Network Ping

Set up network adapter for connecting to KINOVA Gen3 robot

MATLAB MEX Interface

Set Up IMAQ Adapter for matlab_kortex Driver

Set up IMAQ adapter on the host computer to use the vision module of the Gen3 robot

MATLAB ROS Interface

Install ROS Packages and Dependencies for ROS

Install ROS packages if ROS and MATLAB are installed on the same computer

Install ROS Packages and Dependencies for ROS on External Computer

Install ROS packages if ROS and MATLAB are installed on different computers

Add Custom ROS Message Definitions to MATLAB

Add custom ROS messages for connection to Gen3 robot

Default Set of Messages for Windows

Custom messages and services provided by the support package