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There are many different ways to communicate with a robot. Robots are most often controlled using a tether (wired), wirelessly or autonomously. Tethered The easiest way to control a robot is using a handheld controller connected physically to the robot using wires or a cable. Toggle switches on the controller allow you to control the […]

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How Do I Control My Robot?

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Contrary to popular belief, expensive tools are not necessary when building custom robots. Tools such as oscilloscopes, CNC machines, laser cutting machines etc. are usually reserved for the hobbyist who makes many new robots each year, schools, companies or other institution. These types of tools also make it fast and easy to produce “professional” grade prototypes. With […]

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What tools do I need?

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For a robot to react to its environment, it must first obtain information about its surroundings. Robots are not limited to just sight, sound, touch, smell and taste. Robots can not only sense but give accurate values for a variety of environmental factors that humans are otherwise unaware of or incapable of doing.  Measure Distance […]

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How Do I Choose Appropriate Sensors?

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This tutorial is intended to complement RobotShop’s Drive Motor Sizing Tool by providing you with a step by step explanation as to the calculations behind the dynamic tool. In the image below, half a mobile robot is shown. Although in this scenario only two out of the four wheels are driven, the equations below can […]

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Drive Motor Sizing

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On the weekend of March 2nd to March 4th, a Global Cloud Robotics Hackathon will be held in several cities around the world. This initiative is born in Montreal, Canada where the main event will be held but other cities are challenged to participate and to show off their robot hacking skills. What is a […]

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About Beginner Kits Beginner Robot Kits have the following general characteristics: Suitable for an average age of 8+ (see each kit for specific information) Easy to assembly and no soldering required Pre-programmed or remote controlled Usually one or two degrees of freedom (motions) This category includes remote controlled fighting robots, robots that react to their […]

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Us, robot geeks, love robot movies (…even if we sometimes complain about inaccuracies and fallacies), and Real Steel is a great robot movie now available on DVD and Blue-ray. So, in order to satisfy both your cravings for robots and your desire for entertainment, we are giving away three Blue Ray + DVD copies of Real Steel! FREE MOVIE?! WANT! That […]

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Real Steel Blu-ray Combo