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Hexapod Robots

Hexapod Robots are insect-like six-legged walking robots which are quite stable and versatile. Hexapod robots come in a variety of different looks and with different options.

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  • DFRobot Spider Robot Frame Kit
    Nice Hexapod - Fun garantee
    Review by Eric
    I gave those to numerous friends for Holidays and they all got a ton of fun with it.
    (Posted on 2/10/14)
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Robot Construction Kits

Posted on April 23, 2014

By Coleman Benson & filled under GoRobotics >> Education, Robotics Projects & Kits, Where to Start.

Robot Construction Kits can be distinguished from normal robot kits since they use modular parts and allow you to assemble different robots using the same parts. A robot kit on the other hand only allows you to build one robot. Robot construction kits are a great investment because they tend to include everything you need [...]
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Lynxmotion Transitions to Arduino / BotBoarduino

Posted on January 15, 2014

By Coleman Benson & filled under Lynxmotion.

Lynxmotion is announcing today that all Lynxmotion kits based on the Basic Atom Pro have been discontinued. Our supplier of the Basic Atom Pro microcontroller modules has notified us that they are changing their focus and the future availability of their microcontrollers is uncertain. As such, Lynxmotion has discontinued all kits which are based on [...]
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FlowBotics Studio Grand Tutorial – Servo Erector Set

Posted on November 25, 2013

By Carl Owen & filled under Software and Apps.

Together with the launch of the new robotics programming platform FlowBotics Studio, RobotShop also launched the Servo Erector Set V1.1 from Lynxmotion. This is a kit of over 500 parts enabling you to build five different robots and control them via pre-made robot applications inside FlowBotics Studio which is also included. The five robots are: [...]
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Guide to the Power Supply Options for Lynxmotion Controllers

Posted on September 12, 2013

By Jeffrey Arcand & filled under Electronics.

The Lynxmotion BotBoarduino, Bot Board II, and SSC-32 are known as great controllers, but some people get confused about VL, VS, and their different configurations. Well, here it is: the definitive Guide to the Power Supply Options for the Lynxmotion Controllers! Before going into the specifics of the controllers, let’s first cover some background information. [...]
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Lynxmotion Servo Erector Set V1.1 & FlowBotics Studio V2 Released

Posted on May 24, 2013

By RB1 & filled under Lynxmotion, RobotShop.

  The long-awaited Lynxmotion Servo Erector Set V1.1 is now available for immediate purchase! SES stands for “Servo Erector Set”, a versatile set of servo brackets and mechanical parts used as modular building blocks for hobby servo motors. The Servo Erector Set mechanics are made up of durable black aluminum brackets and sturdy black Lexan. You [...]
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... SSC-32, but they also have a pretty nice feature set. I'm in the process of reading the manual for these now, to see if they will fit well into my robots or not. I just can't afford to be blowing boards that cost $39.95, so I just need to stop using the SSC-32, at least for now. The Pololu servo ...
2014-07-29 18:06 by linuxguy
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... - well I probably do but I have a deadline fast approaching and I don't know how to build that out in time while learning. I build props, not robots so please excuse my ignorance if this is a simple question.
2014-07-28 13:57 by BVeryAfrayed
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... the large Titan robot is not actually a "robot" but rather a person in a robot costume with some automated features. Humanoid robots like that are still in development: http://www.theroboticschallenge.org/teams Before these there was (and still is) the Honda Asimo with an MSRP ...
2014-07-25 11:07 by CBenson
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... SSC-32 is toast, and the only other one I have left that works is on W.A.L.T.E.R. now. I'd really like to be able to take at least one more of my robots to OSCON with A.R.T.I.E. later this month. I'm going to move the SSC-32 on W.A.L.T.E.R. over to the SES Rover, and hope everything stays working. ...
2014-07-09 20:56 by linuxguy
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... version with all the bells and whistles. :D I just have to get money to have boards made and get parts. Right now, I'm trying to complete three robots, with the build on one (A.R.T.I.E., the smallest one) done now. I just burned up the SSC-32 on the SES Rover yesterday, and only have the one ...
2014-07-09 18:46 by linuxguy
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... engineering -- which takes quite a bit of time to learn. For people getting started in robotics, we suggest the following book: * http://www.robotshop.com/ca/en/robot-builders-bonanza-4th-edition.html We also have some free resources on our blog: * http://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/robots/gorobotics ...
2014-07-09 12:23 by jarcand
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... pet hair and debris. We also like the new Neato Botvac series for picking up pet hair. The model that you choose will depend on your needs. These robots also have other features that you may be interested in. We suggest that you view our robot vacuum comparison table for more information.
2014-07-09 11:44 by Jgendron
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ROS provides a list of robots on their site which are compatible with their software: http://wiki.ros.org/Robots We sell several of these robots, though the ones which can support 30lbs include: http://www.robotshop.com/en/guardian-all-terrain-high-mobility-surveillance-platform.html ...
2014-07-07 13:42 by CBenson
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... I use tubing extensions to mount the motor modules, hich is what makes them so easy to swap. I'll use improved construction methods for future robots. This is a very modular robot! However, there are still a few things I would change on the chassis if I build another similar robot. It's still ...
2014-07-05 19:01 by linuxguy
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... coming Monday. I am mostly working on code now, which is up to almost 2800 lines of Arduino C/C++ now. I am very close to having all three of my robots working now! I very much want to take them all to OSCON next month! 8-Dale
2014-06-27 14:40 by linuxguy
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... We have not seen this issue with the Grillbot and can certainly replace it under warranty free of charge. Before doing so, you may verify that the robots battery is well connected inside the robot. If you do not feel comfortable doing so, we will proceed with the RMA. Please rest assured that we ...
2014-06-26 11:36 by Jgendron
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... and think it's a nice small rover platform. I wanted something small that could potentially go under a lot of different things, because my other robots are to large for that. My idea is to turn this into a Security Rover that has a pan/tilt camera with software to detect motion and follow faces. ...
2014-06-24 13:07 by linuxguy
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... or robotic experience do you have? Do you have a particular budget in mind? the optical flow camera is best used on UAVs for positioning. The only robots we have which have docking stations are vacuums and lawn mowers, and a few indoor robots. If you want to have an outdoor docking station, you ...
2014-06-23 08:59 by CBenson
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... I have a situation that never encountered before, so i wanted to share and see what your thought about it, cause you been around creating "robots" so much longer. Anyway,.. So during servos testing, I plugged in all 12 servos I had and centralizing them ( :) using visual sequencer, ...
2014-06-20 13:06 by BipeScoutK
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... to build a Rover ... :) I'm going to work on W.A.L.T.E.R. 2.0 today also, and I have a 4WD kit I got from RobotShop to build up. :) With three robots, I will have a good network to test my HDC software with. :D 8-Dale
2014-06-17 17:20 by linuxguy
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