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    Re: Remote Control? Animatronic

    Nuts the pictures are to big to upload.:genmad:
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    Re: Remote Control? Animatronic

    Still alive.;)

    Uploading pictures soon.:D
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    Sticky: Re: Introduce yourself!

    Congratulations on your shiny new title. :)
    And welcome new people! :cool:
  4. Question(s) Re: USB controller suggestion that can be programmed with C# for electric bike?

    May we get updates of your bike?
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    I now have an arbotiX! :D

    I now have a brain and need to start learning to use it. :p
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    Question(s) Re: Raspberry Pi

    From my understanding, they are trying to have a camera for the camera port. I am not sure if it is flat mounted or 90°.
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    Re: Remote Control? Animatronic

    Input board has arrived! :D

    Parts pictures next. ;)
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    Re: Remote Control? Animatronic

    Input board ordered http://acroname.com/robotics/parts/R297-SD84.html shipped today.
  9. Thread: Chassis

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    Project Re: Chassis

    An arbotiX from here. Currently, looking into a way to mount it before getting into the software.
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    Re: Remote Control? Animatronic

    This thread has been dusted off.

    I now have the 3-axis joysticks from Trossen and 2-axis PSP joysticks from Adafruit. Next the board for inputs.

    I have a broken rack switch which I'm gutting to...
  11. Thread: Chassis

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    Project Re: Chassis

    Dear Everyone:

    :D Brain acquired! ;)

    Now to learn how to use it. :p
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    Question(s) Re: Raspberry Pi

    Camera input, digital outputs, WIFI, low power. Now if it can control AX series servos. Hint, hint, hint.
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    Re: arbotiX PWMs

    Thank you. I was interested in the practical limit of the arbotiX. Now to have my income to become overflowing so I can get one to play with.
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    Re: arbotiX PWMs

    Thank you. I did the first one and knew of the Arduino having 6 PWM pins. So I was assuming the arbotiX could also due 6 PWM channels.
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    arbotiX PWMs

    Another question:

    How many PWM channels does the arbotiX have?
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    Question(s) Re: Help bioloidpremium kit gyro

    Dear Khan1701:

    How do you know it is not working?
  17. Thread: Chassis

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    Project Re: Chassis

    Right now it is zombie mode until the wallet can afford a brain.:(
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    Re: Hovis vs. Bioloid?

    $800 for the full humanoid? I went with Bioloid because it was the only networked servos kit available at the time. How compatible are the two networks or are they completely proprietary from each...
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    Project Re: Chassis

    Yes, making phone calls. With the size of a VHS tape and didn't auto correct text because texting hadn't been invented yet.:D

    I haven't had a real ( land line ) in over two years.:robotsurprised:...
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    Discussion Re: Parallel Leg Mechanism Design

    Silly question, 'Has anyone done non parallel legs and what was there results? :confused:

    I would assume longer range of motion with less torque or vice a versa.
  21. Thread: Chassis

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    Is that a good reaction?

    The correct count of the servos is 27 AX12+and 4 AX18f ( upper legs and ankles ) for a grand total of 31. I'm assuming you missed the hip pitch, roll, and YAW. {^_^}
    ...
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    Just For Fun Hobby Wars

    What other hobbies get in the way of you building/ programming robots?

    Mine are model trains, bicycling, history, and a little dancing.

    So what is yours?
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    Re: Hovis vs. Bioloid?

    With over 2 weeks since the last post, I would say no news for now.
  24. Thread: Chassis

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    Yay! It works!

    Crap, now people are going to expect more. {o.6}
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    Project Re: Chassis

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    Picture upload try #2.
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    Project Re: Chassis's brother

    Apparently not, no photo or smilies. {>_<}
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    Project Re: Chassis's brother

    I now have a smartphone. Hopefully, this worked.
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    As much as I like soldering, I do that at work as a test technician. I like to leave work at work.:p

    Will the arbotX control about 40 servos with accel/gryos?
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    My real answer is: ;) The animatronic character will have mostly predefined poses for the top half, however walking will be adjustable with gyro/accel. Plus, the head :robotsurprised:(about softball...
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    [QUOTE=tician;49836]Fixed baud rate (amount of data that can be sent over some time period). Fixed packet length (amount of data per servo per goal position update). Either send more packets (higher...
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    Your math is correct, but are you missing a variable? I am having a hard time envisioning that a higher updating rate has lower number of updated servos. I thought higher update rates meant more in...
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    http://forums.trossenrobotics.com/showthread.php?1437-The-Ultimate-Bioloid-Thread/page44

    That is good to know.:)
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    Re: My bioloid build so far

    Nice. What is the reason for having vision?
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    Currently, I have 25 AX-12+s and 4 AX-18As. From my understanding from another thread, there is a 8 Dynamixal AX series bandwidth limit for keeping everything in sync. This would require splitting...
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    Re: arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    My plan is to build animatronic character. I believe that the gumstix or similar uPC will give me better in sync control and expansion. I was going to with the arbotix first since I have experience...
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    arbotiX VS Gumstix for Bioloid

    I am leaning towards one but I am looking for more experienced reviews from people that has used one or both.
  37. Question(s) Re: Bioloid Premium Humanoid walking question

    I own a new one and agree. They shuffle beautifully.

    That is one of the reasons that my used Comprehensive is getting modified first, so I will have the Premium being the working one while the...
  38. Question(s) Re: Regarding Dynamixel Positional Feedback Demo

    Make insure that blowing up your budget can be seen cross-country.:D
  39. Interesting Re: The Ultimate Dynamixel Actuator Thread

    Oh, well.:rolleyes:

    Can we hint, "Aftermarket Metal Gearsets"? Wink, wink, nudge, nudge, I know what you mean.:tongue:
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    Re: WALKER8 - An Octopod Project

    Life...always getting in the way of hobbies.:mad:

    Congratulations on the house and having internet. (Currently, home doesn't have that. So libraries have to suffice for now).:(
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