Configure a fake Gripper

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

Configure a fake gripper 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 gripper, select the type gripper, and select the fake model.

Click Create component:

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

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

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

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