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How to Make a Robot – Lesson 3: Making Sense of Actuators

Posted on September 02, 2010

By Coleman Benson & filled under How To Make a Robot.

Lessons Menu: Lesson 1 – Getting Started Lesson 2 - Choosing a Robotic Platform Lesson 3 - Making Sense of Actuators Lesson 4 - Understanding Microcontrollers Lesson 5 - Choosing a Motor Controller Lesson 6 – Controlling your Robot Lesson 7 - Using Sensors Lesson 8 - Getting the Right Tools Lesson 9 - Assembling a Robot Lesson 10 - Programming a Robot Making Sense of [...]
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Robovie R2: the desktop robot

Posted on March 23, 2010

By Vincent Abry & filled under Humanoids.

Robovie R2 is a little humanoid desktop robot which has an iPod Touch in its stomach which allows instructions to be sent to it. It has a video camera, two microphones and speakers. This prototype, which should be commercialized soon, has been created by IRC (Intelligent Robotics & Communications Laboratories) in Japan. Robovie R2 measures [...]
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Adding a Shaft Encoder Directly Into A Servo

Posted on May 29, 2005

By William Cox & filled under Electronics.

Here’s a nifty hack to add a shaft encoder directly into a servo box. Parts:1. Servo - Preferrably a Futaba or Tower Systems2. Drill3. Photointerrupter – Rat. Shack #276-142 (NOT the package with the diode and transistor separate),or any standard ‘U’ shaped photointerrupter – Available in most printers, VCRs, etc.4. Hot glue5. Potentiometer Background: For [...]
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... and need some way of sequencing all the servos; the standard hobby type (preferably up to ... Holy Grail for me. I use all digital brushless Futaba servos. Using manual controllers, these servos ... control - Designed for use with 16 stepper motors, not servos. The GUI is very nice though. ...
2014-01-22 13:41 by Robot_Music
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How does the white cord on a Futaba 3004 send out signals? It does not actually send out signals; the servo only receives "position" signals (only IN, not OUT). Would it be possible to connect two EMG30 gear motors from the Devantech RD02 robot drive system (RB-Dev-19) ...
2013-11-05 17:06 by CBenson
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... if possible. How does the white cord on a Futaba 3004 send out signals? Would it be possible to connect two EMG30 gear motors from the Devantech RD02 robot drive system (RB-Dev-19) ... an easier way? Also, is there any way to use two servo motors on one receiver port channel for the pin ...
2013-11-05 15:33 by DontEatPaper
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... platform" similar to Jongig's 4-motor Yardbot. My robot has only 2 motors (hence 2 drive wheels in a skid-steer arrangement), with casters for ... with potentiometer feedback (RB-FRA-14) X 2 Any "standard" R/C system (Futaba, Spektrum, etc) The required functions are as follows: Drive motors: ...
2013-09-12 17:45 by wirvin
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Wheel chair motors. Sabertooth 2 x 60 amp motor controller. Diodes for brakes. 10 gauge wire fused for batteries and 12 gauge for motors. Battery disconnect switch. Futaba 2.4 GHz remote control with fail safe. Batteries and 24 volt charger.
2013-09-12 07:07 by Jongig
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I finished the build and ended up with 4 motors, mag wheels, 2.5 inch tube steel frame that is about 60 inches by 32 inches, ... each of the 4-pair of batteries is fused, Sabertooth 60x2 and controlled by a Futaba 2.4 Ghz 4-channel radio with the sabertooth in mixed mode. The end result ...
2013-08-02 14:47 by Jongig
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We can likely special order the following product: http://www.futaba-rc.com/accessories/futm4150.html This means you can use the same signal to operate two motors in one direction, and two motors in the opposite direction. Contact us via the Support ...
2013-03-11 10:34 by CBenson
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One uses Hitec servo motors , while the other uses Futaba . The mounting dimensions are specific, so they cannot make a model ...
2013-02-12 17:22 by CBenson
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... ) - A servo (something around this: http://www.robotshop.com/world/futaba-s3114-micro-high-torque-servo.html ) - 4 gear motors ( http://www.robotshop.com/world/6v-175rpm-17oz-spur-gear-motor.html ...
2012-06-26 07:03 by Miguelmmm
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... to gain access to the electronics. The motors are IG42 24vdc planetary units, motor torque ... the video needs. The head sits on a 1/4 scale servo for tilt and the base is driven by a small ... be for a future use. Right now, I'm using a Futaba 6 channel radio to drive the robot around. ...
2011-12-18 11:16 by Machine27
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... vehicle (design is attached if you're interested). I bought 2 GHM-12 motors (12vdc 30:1 253rpm) and I will be using a Futaba 7C transmitter and an R617FS receiver (not sure if that's important). I'm planning on ...
2011-10-03 22:59 by chrishallgren
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... Also, in order to connect a wheel to a servo, you can use a servo shaft coupler . 1. The ... splines (RB-Lyn-27 and RB-Sbo-86 to 89) and Futaba (RB-Plx-183) If yes, what encodes can be ... which are intended to be used with servo motors. If you want to add an encoder to a continuous ...
2011-04-29 16:06 by Carlitos
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... I was able to find good data on a Parallax (Futaba) continuous rotation servo: http://www.parallax.com/Portals/0/Downloads/docs/prod/motors/ServoDimensions.pdf It fits the ASB-13B bracket, as does the ...
2011-01-25 14:28 by KM6VV
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can somebody tell me if RB-Tec-66 can be used with a futaba system to power 4 brushed motors ??? I,m not a electical engineer so the info on the site is of no use ,,, one of my questions ...
2011-01-03 20:04 by gus150oe
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There must be something wrong with the futaba servos. All servos are supposed to hold position. :shock: ... voltage pulses every 20mS, digital servos update the motors pulses at a much higher rate. Probably around 5khz, ...
2010-06-09 10:03 by Robot Dude
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