Configure a Fake Base

You can use a fake base to test implementing a base component on your robot without any physical hardware.

Configure a fake base as follows:

Navigate to the Config tab of your robot’s page in the Viam app. Click on the Components subtab and navigate to the Create component menu. Enter a name for your base, select the type base, and select the fake model.

Click Create component.

An example configuration for a fake base in the Viam app Config Builder.

    "name": "<your-base-name>",
    "type": "base",
    "model": "fake",
    "attributes": {}

No attributes are available for fake bases. See GitHub for API call return specifications.

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