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Ax-12 CDS55xx Driver Board

SKU: DRI0016

$20.93 AUD, inc GST
$19.03 AUD, exc GST

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Ax-12 CDS55xx Driver Board

SKU: DRI0016

$20.93 AUD, inc GST
$19.03 AUD, exc GST


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

This product has been retired and kept here for reference.


AX-12 CDS55xx Driver Board makes it possible for you to directly connect AX-12/CDS55xx Servos to your arduino controllers. The interface of this driver board is just using a UART port. The CDS series robot servo and the AX-12 servos can be linked by serial bus, this means you can connect 200+ servos.
The CDS55xx Driver Board Integrates a half duplex and a voltage regulator circuit inside. The voltage regulator is used to manage the power supply for your servos, and the half duplex mode means that the transmit wire from your UART is connected to all of the AX-12 servos. Hence: when you send a command over the wire then all of the servos will hear it - but because the message contains the destination servo ID then only one servo, matching that ID number, will process it. If the message requires a response then it is sent back down the same wire from the servo back to your AX-12/CDS55xx Driver Board.
  • Robot Arm
  • Humanoid Robot
  • hexapod Robot
  • Any other servo driven application
  • Power supply: 7-16v
  • Interface for Arduino: UART
  • Size:50x25x12mm
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  • AX-12 CDS55xx Driver Board(1 unit)

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Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address (here's a PDF which includes other key business details):

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

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