Are you ready for National Robotics Week 2015? The sixth annual National Robotics Week event will be held April 4-12, 2015. We invite you all to join us in the celebration of the National Robotics Week. For this very special week, RobotShop is offering a discounts on selected products for all robot makers and robot enthusiasts. Note that some products will only be […]
We would like to introduce you to the LIDAR-Lite Laser Rangefinder [RB-Pli-01] from PulsedLight. This affordable and compact laser range finder is all the robotics enthusiast with ranging needs could want! It features laser range finding for distances of up to 40m
At Lynxmotion UAV we were looking at the future of our UAV / Drones lineup and had to take decisions for our next models. There are many ways to make a UAV frame and we wanted to keep the Lynxmotion spirit of being modular and expandable; something you can use to build your frame design and be able […]
RobotShop is participating in Arduino Day by offering special discounts up to 30% on selected Arduino products. These specials will be in effect not only for Saturday March 28th the official Arduino Day but, for the whole weekend. Large specials are offered on the most popular products you love. No maximum orders on these specials and back-orders are allowed. Don’t miss out and celebrate Arduino Day with RobotShop!
RobotShop once again announces changes to shipping rates in order to improve customer service. From now on, free shipping in North-America will be offered for all orders over $75 before tax instead of $200. This includes all products in RobotShop’s vast range from domestic robots to robot parts. The free shipping option will appear in your cart as soon as your order total is over $75. This will greatly improve that number of products on the RobotShop website that will come with free shipping.
If you plan on using multiple Phidget devices in your project, then you’ll need to use the unique serial number of the board to distinguish between each one. This is easy to do in Flowbotics, but first, you’ll need to get the serial number. The serial number is listed on each device, or you can open the Phidget Control […]
Now that you have either chosen or built a frame, the next step is to choose the right propulsion system. A complete propulsion system includes motors, propellers, ESCs and a battery. Almost all small multi-rotor drones / UAVs are electric, with almost none being gas-powered. For this reason, we will focus on implementing an electric propulsion using brushless DC motors.
Are you under the impression that your Neato robot vacuum could do better? Not enough run-time, cutting corners and acting as if it was lazy. Well updating your Neato’s software can change that. The latest version is at 3.4 and includes better battery management and a “Clever Corner” feature which works great on both inside […]