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Robot Reverse Engineering: Designing an Autonomous Transatlantic Boat

Posted on March 06, 2014

By Jeffrey Arcand & filled under Entertainment, Robotics Projects & Kits.

Some of you may have hear about Scout — The Autonomous Transatlantic Robot. She is a 12-foot long robotic solar-powered boat designed and built by 7 college/university students from the USA. She was launched in August 2013 from Rhode Island and programmed to autonomously cross the Atlantic Ocean to her destination in Spain. Although she [...]
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Rise of the Robot Cars

Posted on September 23, 2013

By Mario Tremblay & filled under Industry.

Can you envision a world where cars drive themselves and “drivers” around, even those who are impaired, can sit back and enjoy a very safe ride? Sound like something out of a science fiction movie? Get ready to be amazed! This year, four brands will begin selling vehicles with the ability to drive themselves in [...]
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Chapter 13: How to Replace Roomba 500 Series IR Bumper Sensor Boards

Posted on August 10, 2012

By Julie Gendron & filled under Domestic, Ultimate Roomba Resource Center, Vacuum.

This repair guide explains how to replace Roomba 500 Series IR bumper sensor boards. For details on how to first disassemble your Roomba, please see Roomba 500 Series Servicing and Repair Guide Chapter 3: How to Open Up Roomba. Some of the 500 series Roombas are pictured below: 13             How to Change the IR Bumper [...]
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Robot Lawn Mowers: More Than Your Usual Mower

Posted on February 22, 2012

By Coleman Benson & filled under Industry.

Are you looking for the best and most innovative lawn mower? Are you tired of using the ancient type of lawn mower that provides less performance than what you have expected while polluting the air around you? At RobotShop, you can almost find every kind of robot that you are looking for, including a variety [...]
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How to Make a Robot – Lesson 7: Using Sensors

Posted on April 04, 2011

By Carlos Asmat & 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 Unlike humans, robots [...]
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... got these respective (negative) results 1) I removed the white label (gas barrier) on top of hte electrochemical unit(EC), doubting if it prevents ... ⋅ There is a bit of a "warm-up" period with these sensors if they've been sitting unused or unplugged for a while. My recommendation ...
2014-08-21 15:07 by matsci
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... pin, and SIG goes to one of the analog input pins on the Arduino. Some gas sensors have a "break-in" period, where the sensor needs to be run up to 20 minutes ...
2014-06-16 12:37 by jarcand
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... in the past year have learned to build and program a 3DOF HEXAPOD with sensors, vision, Xbee wireless, bluetooth wireless etc,etc,etc... I still ... for IK but hey, push in the clutch, shove it in to gear, step on the gas and let'r rip, and walla it works :o Knowing or unknowingly you are a ...
2012-10-24 23:16 by Putt Putt
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Hi everybody. I would like to know if the sensors: http://www.robotshop.com/parallax-co-gas-sensor-module.html http://www.robotshop.com/parallax-co2-gas-sensor-module.html Have the certification ...
2012-09-11 15:46 by alexjose
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In order to create your alarm, you could use the MQ6 sensors (RB-See-49), a buzzer (RB-See-52) and a microcontroller such as Arduino (RB-Ard-18). You can also use an IO expansion shield to easily connect the sensor to the Arduino board (RB-See-40)
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2011-12-28 12:31 by Carlitos
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... two for twice the price? Hence the rather large pile of miscellaneous sensors and parts available for experimentation. So, the purchase will wait ... I just happen to have several 434 wireless data links... and several gas sensors... we'll see.
2011-12-18 09:28 by kdwyer
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Hi deepakgupta.rf, Welcome to the RobotShop forum. In order to use the gas sensors, you either need a microcontroller or a sensor interface board . The choice of which ...
2010-12-09 09:54 by CBenson
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hello sir
i wnat to use mq5 or mq6 gas sensors.and want to takea action wahen any gas detect.
so plz help me to give me circuit or adc way or way to connect with microcontroller
2010-12-09 02:33 by deepakgupta.rf
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... of load noises and bright lights. I will also be buying a few more Gas sensors and have them hot swappable, who knows maybe one day it will save my life by detecting ...
2009-10-24 19:51 by DocDoc
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... considerations (not requirements) Mileage could be extended by adding: gas powered generator, placement should be considered during the design phase. ... (for occupants). Weight Platform must support at least 225 pounds. Sensors One forward facing camera will have a convex mirror in view (for ...
2009-05-28 21:08 by br549
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... something like Lynxmotion's A4WD bot. This will be where I will test sensors and practice my programming skills. Sensors I'm going to need to ... a few companies that I've already found like Parallex makes that new gas powered unit, and The Machine Lab makes their larger MMP unit, but I'm ...
2008-11-24 03:53 by Jaxom
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... sonar, thermals, or cameras. Whichever's easier. I will use the sonar sensors here and most likely modify them for autonomous navigation. I am also thinking of a GPS from Sparkfun. It will have a small gas engine, and generator with a large battery, and have a laptop inside to ...
2006-11-26 22:24 by miron
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... of it's battery. When battery juice is getting low, go looking for a "gas station". - Use sensors to detect obstacles and such. - Control the DC power to the servos and electronics ...
2006-10-26 16:19 by saipan59
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