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  1. Thread: Raspberry Pi

    by Robonaut
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    Question(s) Raspberry Pi

    I recently stumbled upon this website. http://www.raspberrypi.org/ They are releasing a credit-card sized computer board next month for 25 bucks. It seems to be very powerful (700 MHG ARM11) for...
  2. Thread: 3D Printer

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    Re: 3D Printer

    I too like the 90% open source deal. Depending on what to 10% kit looks like it could be a fairly attracting deal for me.

    I also like that Junior (the developer) talks about building a support...
  3. Thread: 3D Printer

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    3D Printer

    I found this last night and I thought it was just amazing so I figured I would pass it on here. I'm highly impressed with its precision. Looks like this guy wants to open source his project some how....
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    Sticky: Re: Introduce yourself!

    Welcome to the forum. :) We are always glad to hear that someone has found us and has joined. I believe you will find that many of us like to share ideas and like to hear about what each other is...
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    Re: Arena Networking/Robot Communication

    Those are just images I grabbed off line. They are all just randomly scaled to convey an idea. As to what scale they should be I think I remember being told that the buildings that Fon Davis made for...
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    Discussion Re: Anyone ever consider Hydrogen, or Steam?

    I like the thought of Helium-3, it is very interesting stuff. It's a light, non-radioactive isotope of helium with two protons and one neutron. A small vial of the stuff could power a major city for...
  7. Thread: Biayered-X

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    Project Re: Biayered-X

    X is looking good. Way to go!
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    Discussion Re: Thinking about Bioloid..

    I have taken the same route that you mentioned. I could not afford to get a complete bioloid kit Either. Also I felt the ArtbotiX Robocontroller offered more than the CM5. Their were some other...
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    Contest Entry Re: Zenta's first biped

    Zenta, you continue to amaze me. Your robots are so inspiring. I did quickly realize that your remote was the other haft of what makes your robots so gracefully and look so alive. In fact your work...
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    Re: Introducing IPMechCam

    Looking good Upgrayd. Thanks for sharing. :happy:
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    Re: Introducing IPMechCam

    I like the cross platform deal. I especially like how you plan to make it as flexible. This is just a great idea.
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    Re: Arena Networking/Robot Communication

    What is the level of hardcore? Are we talking about a plexiglass arena?
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    Re: Alternate Mech Events

    Wow, these idea's are great. I think the gun slinger deal would work for every one but may be a good category for brats. Could be a placed where a brat gets to take out a Botzilla Maybe even a non...
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    Re: Radar for Mech Warfare?

    More than one camera?
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    Re: Radar for Mech Warfare?

    In reading this it sounds like you would be using a regular camera and some motion detection to tracks the robots. If so I was thinking about a slightly different set up.

    I got the idea from...
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    Re: Pose Editing System

    I just noticed today the the images for the first post were not showing. They were showing for me yesterday. Anyhow I reposted them. They seem to be showing now. Sorry about that.
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    Re: Arena Networking/Robot Communication

    I think you guys did a great job. I hope you got some rest because with all the feed back and energy still floating around it is easy to see Mech Warfare 2010 has not ended. Again thank you for the...
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    Pose Editing System

    I've been enjoying my long put off robotics hobby for 2 months now and I'm quite please with it all. Like any newbie I have had far too many idea's rattling around in my head while still learning the...
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    Re: Mech Warfare 2010 Shout-Outs

    I have to thank folks too and I didn't even go. It was cool to see all the excitement and planning that lead up to Mech Warefare 2010. It's been fun to hear the stories, see they pictures and watch...
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    Question(s) Re: As Slow As Possible. Seriously.

    I found this also

    http://cart.clockparts.com/font-colorbrownquartz-movementsfont-high-torque-movements-c-21_40.html

    It's the whole deal. Power, motor and all. Claims they have high torques....
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    Question(s) Re: As Slow As Possible. Seriously.

    This site looks like it has a good variety of clocks inners.

    http://www.clockworks.com/
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    Question(s) Re: As Slow As Possible. Seriously.

    Actually I meant a clock. Yes convert to linear motion. But if more torque is needed, gearing down motor or servo may be the way to go. Or use a clocks inners. Would have to be a sturdy clock. Also...
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    Question(s) Re: As Slow As Possible. Seriously.

    A clock. The hour gear moves fairly slow and quietly. You didn't mention torque requirements or any thing else so, A clock. Given the right clock you could probably gear it even slower.
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    Re: Arena Discussion

    Did you happen to find for sure what materials were used to make those building facades? I googled pyroc but it really don't think it is the right stuff. and by the the way, those look way...
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    Bioloid Re: Bioloid or Robophilo?

    I'm not a seasoned frame builder by any means. I do how ever work with some different types of composite materials for prototyping. I'm thinking Tyberius and many others on this forum would have much...
  26. Re: My new Serial Servo Board with on Board RAM :-)

    Way cool!. I like how this turns the iPod touch into very flexible controller with what appears to be great ease. Depending upon the price I can see picking up one of these just to tinker with. Looks...
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    Bioloid Re: Bioloid or Robophilo?

    With out doubt. Definitely not for the person thats wants to open a box and have a robot start walking on its own.




    Yes they do come with that and some screws, nuts, bushing and washer. The...
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    Bioloid Re: Bioloid or Robophilo?

    I'm very new to this forum and robotics also. I have no experience with any of the kits, just what I have read about. When I read your posts it makes me think about the past 2 months. With the new...
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    Question(s) ArbotiX, XBee and The FTDI Basic Breakout

    I just purchased an ArbotiX, 2 XBees and The FTDI Basic Breakout. I was told when I made this order and I also read some where on this site that I can not have the XBee the FTDI Basic Breakout...
  30. Thread: First Project

    by Robonaut
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    Re: First Project

    I like the sounds of the USBtinyISP. I took a look at it and I bookmarked that site. I also like to assemble kits. I'll add it and the new USB AVR Programmer to my list of options for my next...
  31. Thread: First Project

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    Re: First Project

    Thanks lnxfergy, That will be helpful in what I'm planning to do. I'll be going with a 12 v pack rated at 2300 mAh for this robot. I think for the next project I have in mind I will have to go with...
  32. Thread: First Project

    by Robonaut
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    First Project

    Hi All,

    I have started up my first project. Going with a bi-ped. I thought I would throw my game plan out there and see if I can get some feed back. I have some basic design work done but I wanted...
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    Sticky: Re: Introduce yourself!

    Hi All,

    I'm new to this level of robotics so I thought it a good idea to join your community. I must say I'm very impressed not only with the store on this site but also the members of the...
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