Rokubi EtherCAT ft sensor on meca500 robot with gripper

Rokubi Serial

Our smallest
multi-axis FT sensor 

Technical Specifications

​At 120 grams, the Rokubi Serial is the easiest to integrate, low-cost compact force-torque sensor.

The compact housing includes embedded advanced force-torque sensor electronics, and software integration with ROS, LabVIEW, MATLAB®.

> Range (Fxy, Fz, Mxy, Mz)

700 N, 1200 N, 15 Nm, 15 Nm


Degree of protection


Size (Diameter x Height)



USB or RS422

Communication Interface

> Overload (Fxy, Fz, Mxy, Mz)

2500 N, 4500 N, 35 Nm, 40 Nm

> Noise free resolution at 800 Hz

0.25 N, 0.2 N, 0.008Nm, 0.004Nm


Compare Serial to EtherCAT



Its Serial output can deliver up to 800 Samples per second. It is integrated with temperature sensors, IP67 and can be powered directly from a USB port.

  • An ultra-lightweight force torque sensor

  • Open-source software for ROS, Matlab, LabView 

  • Access to embedded filtering, resolution & sampling rate options

  • Direct force and torque data in N and Nm

  • Integrated electronics including temperature sensing

  • Ultra-low-noise signal at up to 800 Hz measurements

  • USB power supplied

  • CE compatible

  • Dust and water-resistant

  • EMI Immunity

  • Overload protection

  • Multiple mounting options

  • Compatible with Mecademic meca500 

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Force Torque Applications

The Rokubi Serial is an industrial and premium lightweight 6-Axis Force Torque Sensor for advanced applications in automation and advanced robotics.

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Robotic Assisted Surgery

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  • Accurate measurements

  • Simple serial communication

  • Low-cost all in one device

  • Can operate in extreme environments

  • High stiffness structure in a compact package

  • Overload protection

  • Multiple mounting options

  • Axial and side cable output configuration options



''I am very happy about the involvement and help we received in setting up the sensor for our application.''

     -Thomas Louwagie, Mechanical Design Engineer, KU Leuven

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