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  1. Question(s) Re: what's the orientation of the avrispmkii on the arbotix?

    Ok, thank you. Thanks for reminding me about that jumper. The docs are a little sketchy - EH HEHHM :)

    I think the other 2 jumpers are fine the way I got em. Serial1 jumper is in to tie TX,RX...
  2. Question(s) what's the orientation of the avrispmkii on the arbotix?

    I'm not sure which way to plug this ISP into the arbotix...
    Do the cables shoot off towards the board's border?
    Or towards the board's center(ish)?

    'preciate it.

    ...Steve
  3. Question(s) Re: where in the Arbotix AVR code is it talking to the XBEE serial port?

    ohhhhhhhh k. Those little .pde files are actually c++.
    I blew em all away lookin only for cpp :)

    This dang arduino business will probably drive me insane.
    Seems like in order to make cpp...
  4. Question(s) Re: where in the Arbotix AVR code is it talking to the XBEE serial port?

    Ok, I got that Commander thingy.
    But =it= seems to use some HardwareSerial.h and probably some other .cpp files...

    Where do I come across THOSE babies?

    So where's the top level of all this...
  5. Question(s) where in the Arbotix AVR code is it talking to the XBEE serial port?

    Ok, I'm making slow progress on my bluetoothed android phone to bluetooth bee'd arbotix board.
    Almost got the android app to pair to another and sending back and forth some text.
    Then I try...
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    Question(s) Re: power to the arbotix

    I see. I think I'll play it safe n just have the honkin double adapters.
    It's already got a brick in line, so it's a little too late to try to be pretty.
    Well, you know what i mean. It can never...
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    Question(s) Re: power to the arbotix

    that is sleeeeek. so there's a capacitor stuck in that cable somewhere? Or it's inline with the brick?
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    Question(s) Re: Arbotix and Bluetooth Bee and Android

    Ooooo - this looks pretty handy, too:
    http://www.amarino-toolkit.net/
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    Question(s) Re: power to the arbotix

    Hmmm, so just straight brick to 3 pin dynamixel connector?? No SMSP2Dynamixel adapter in the mix?
    I probably just don't understand ya on that.

    The REST of it, I get. This mornin I steal an hour...
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    Question(s) Re: power to the arbotix

    Aw mannnn, ok.
    I get that dang adapter so I can run off wall power and such.
    Now the way that works is I plug brick into the wall, and the tip goes to the adapter, then SMPS2Dynamixel adapter which...
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    Question(s) power to the arbotix

    Fergy - I neeeed yer help again.
    (Or anybody who's messed with the Arbotix - this is probably a common Q)

    So I'm the guy dreamin of this motorola droid bluetoothed to a Bluetooth BEE in the...
  12. Question(s) Re: Need help choosing the brain for my robot

    Well, I'm late to the question, but my stab will be with
    a droid bluetoothed to a bluetooth bee on an arbotix.

    The droid already has quite a few sensors and camera/video and a full linux os on a...
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    Question(s) Re: Arbotix and Bluetooth Bee and Android

    Thanks YEt again. I ordered the control system stuff, plus the brick I'd need for the recharger anyways and the $5 adapter to dynamixel power.
    Starting the android bluetooth research.
    Looks like...
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    Question(s) Re: Arbotix and Bluetooth Bee and Android

    Ok, here's my plan...
    Note how I sneakily break up the purchases so as not to alarm my wife :D

    Gonna scrap the motor stuff till later.
    Hopefully I'm not forgetting too much.
    So once I get an...
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    Question(s) Re: Arbotix and Bluetooth Bee and Android

    GREAT!! Thanks very much for your help!!

    I apologize about the vague motor,encoder question :o
    But if ya know of any projects that make use of the motor drivers or encoder please fill me in...
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    Question(s) Re: Arbotix and Bluetooth Bee and Android

    aaand some further questions about the arbotix board:

    4) Does the Arbotix board completely replace the bioloid controller?
    Could I get a frameset, battery, servowireconnectorsset, and some
    ...
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    Re: Did anyone use BlueTooth last year?

    hoo boy - old thread - sorry bout that :)
    oh well, I'm still curious if anybody's tried a Bluetooth BEE..
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    Re: Did anyone use BlueTooth last year?

    I came across Bluetooth Bee.
    Anybody tried it?
    http://www.seeedstudio.com/depot/bluetooth-bee-p-598.html

    I'm HOPing it'll plop into the Arbotix board and I write a little
    bluetooth app for my...
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    Question(s) Arbotix and Bluetooth Bee and Android

    Hi, I'm new here.

    My main project is http://pianocheater.com
    but I signed up for FIRST robotics last year (and this one).
    And nowwww I'm interested in robotics.
    (I'm a software mentor...
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