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  1. Project Re: A Unique "Tin Man" college battle bot submission. A small step in history at SPC Spring 2014 competition

    Thanks to Nick, Alex, Sal and to Mr. Smith and his welding class for the assistance on the bot! Couldn't have done this without them!
  2. Project A Unique "Tin Man" college battle bot submission. A small step in history at SPC Spring 2014 competition

    Hello everyone. Sorry for the long absence, I hope to make up for it with my most recent project. Nicknamed J.A.N "Jason's Autonomous Nerd" by my professor. Sadly due to time restriction the actual...
  3. Finaly back, a bit lost? Phidgets software.

    Hey guys/gals sorry I haven't been around in a while. Long story as to why, but no matter, I am back now.

    This place has undergone some changes since I last uploaded any software/code examples....
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    Re: Want to build a backhoe or a crane ARM

    Crane with claw

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/gregwebbphotographer/4200369162/in/photostream/
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    Re: Want to build a backhoe or a crane ARM

    I have seen some amazing creations with motors. Do a little digging into the meccano shows and see some of the scale replicas they bring to life via motors and metal gears as well as pulley systems....
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    Just For Fun Re: Which robot would you like to see?

    Or from a gamers aspect ... Halflife 2 Headcrab, or go nuts and do a Star Wars ATAT walker .. ok ok im shutting up
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    Just For Fun Re: Which robot would you like to see?

    Tossup between Voltron and Deathscythe but these may be unpopular . . . lol
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    Re: My 4D)F Quad: Numa

    Very nice work! The "made not bought" look is a nice touch. Love to see true craftsmanship melding into projects like this.
  9. For Sale Servo control, sharp sensor, bluesmirf, omnia n more

    I purchased these with a project in mind to compete in the next contest. Due to circumstances beyond my control I am unable to purchase servos and such to complete the project.

    As such I have for...
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    Re: My latest achievement

    Impressive work. I for one and for what it is worth am amazed!
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    LV-MaxSonar-EZ0 with ssc-32

    I am looking at obstical avoidance, primarily as well as experament as a mad scientist. lol im looking at the EZ0. Its range is decent, maybe overkill for navigating my apartment. I do plan to show...
  12. Re: MONSTER Nitro-fueled 5HP Gas Truck [For Sale]

    bump cuz i feel like im hoggin lol Awsome truck!
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    Re: Wanted Hi torque Servos

    HSR-8498HB robonova servos would do nicely. I am building all my brackets so im not trying to conform to any standard size.

    fs/t Radeon x800xt AGP graphics card, single slot. prefer trade.
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    Re: Controlling an airsoft gun from SSC-32

    Wow now i feel all low tech, i was gona use a micro servo and a limmit switch. :)
  15. Thread: Hs-322hd

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    Re: Hs-322hd

    Andrew, as always handy with the good info, Thank you !!

    Note also im looking at only legs or "mech" type walkers at this point. The bot wont be supporting extra servos for arms.

    I plan on...
  16. Thread: Hs-322hd

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    Re: Hs-322hd

    Adam,
    Thank you for the informative reply!!
    To answer you honestly I drool daily over dynamixel servos.

    To be over honest my current options leave me looking at the 322/422 or going with...
  17. Thread: Hs-322hd

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    Hs-322hd

    I have seen hs-322hd's used in brat kits with 3 DOF legs.

    Would they hold up to a pair a 6 DOF legs? providing of course the brackets and electrics are light. for argument sake lets say...
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    Roborover Remote

    Another long shot but here goes

    Im looking for a remote control for a full size roborover from wowwee robotics.
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    Re: Wanted Hitec Servos

    I shall have a look, Thank you elios !
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    Wanted Hi torque Servos

    Probably a long shot but what the hay. I am in need of used servos. What im looking for is something similar to the hs-645mg as it meets my minimum torque requirements. Problem is as with most...
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    Re: TowerPro servos?

    Sorry to hear they didnt work out. Thank you for sharing. Moving the tower pro to the never list, lol!
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    Re: TowerPro servos?

    lol well theres the final word on that series!

    think I will investigate the other part number given, I wager these cant be to much better.

    Thanks for the post, good info!
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    Re: TowerPro servos?

    Thank you again Connor, that link finalized that I will not look into those servos any further.
    price per performance does lean to the bioloid setup but theres just no way i can spend 44 bux on a...
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    Project Re: iHexi - The iPhone controlled Hexapod

    Projects like this remind me why I love robotics! and its right up my line of thought on robotics control.

    not to mention being serious competition in the upcoming project contest ... Great work!...
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    ? For the mods!

    I have some various pc hardware, primarily vid cards and ram. Would it be acceptable to post to the garage sale posting as for sale or trade for robotics gear? this all goes to funding my biped...
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    Re: TowerPro servos?

    Thanks Connor
    My goal is of course working my way up to the AX - RX series unfortunately the reality of my budget is constricting. I have been looking into the hitecs, I currently run them. Again...
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    TowerPro servos?

    I have been looking at some Tower Pro servos the MG995 and MG996. They claim to be digital with coreless motor. I have read in some rc airplane forums that they overshoot and dont center properly. I...
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    Re: Servo hinge ?

    Thanks for the great input! I had debated modding the actual servos. This has given way to new ideas about crafting some custom brackets.
    Alex, sorry for posting out of place, thanks for...
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    Re: Bluetooth for bluesmirf

    I looked at that model actually, as it is sold from this site. I didn't think Trossen would sell it if it wasnt decent. Thanks for the input as a user! Real world exp. is a great teacher and sanity...
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    Re: Bluetooth for bluesmirf

    Amazon.com: Cyber-Blue Bluetooth v2.0 EDR USB Dongle Class 1: Electronics
    Alot of products from this company are listed all over the net, but they are sold out all over the net. lol except this one....
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    Re: Bluetooth for bluesmirf

    If you happen to see my sanity plz box it with my next Trossen order and send it home.!? hehe

    Seriously thanks for the advice. I was figuring on needing to spend in the ten to fifteen dollar...
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    Bluetooth for bluesmirf

    Forgive if this is an ignorant question.
    What qualities/features does a usb bluetooth dongle need to posses to communicate with the bluesmirf? Any recommendations? as a google search brings up a...
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    Re: Wanted ssc 32 controller

    Controller with bluesmirf Found!

    Thank you
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    Re: 'J-Dawg One' BRAT-Mech

    Sweet weekend project. The brat makes for a nice mech. Dont forget us with the action pics!
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    Re: Board to PDA adapter??

    yeah im looking to drive my phidget with a cell phone via usb ... sounds good in my head but duno about real world functionality.
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    Re: Board to PDA adapter??

    Ah ha i have answered my own question i think. Amazon.com: USB Adapter, Type A Female / Type B Male: Electronics seems to be what I would need. does anyone know if this type adapter works for my...
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    Board to PDA adapter??

    I am currently running the Phidget 1061 usb controller. This board can be run from a windows mobile environment.
    My question is this, when coming from a cell phone/pda to usb these are often out...
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    Wanted ssc 32 controller

    Wanted ssc-32 serial servo controller with sequencer. or similar?
    Looking to expand to larger projects and in need of a controller capable of capture style programming, along with offering a bit...
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    Re: Mech: Un-named as of yet.

    He is looking a bit like "Heavy arms" from the Gundam Wing series. Props on the bot btw!
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    Re: Servo hinge ?

    Thats a pretty sweet hinge, I like that it screws to the servo, not just sticky stuff! Thanks for the link Chaosmann.
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