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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 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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Sorry to hear that you are having problems with your Neato. How long have you had the robots batteries for? It is possible that the batteries are unable to provide enough power to the LIDAR and therefore provides the error 3000. Have you also cleaned the LIDAR with ...
2014-10-31 09:06 by Jgendron
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Hey everyone, I came across this contest on the robotics subreddit and since I know the community here loves robots, I figured I'd share it! https://pinshape.com/contests/modular-robotics-design-contest Basically, you need to design a 3D printable body for some modular electronics ...
2014-10-29 12:41 by bionicmathlete
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I have not done any code on Linux specific to the Lynxmotion arm, but I have done Linux code for several robots including the T-Hex, which uses the SSC-32 to drive the servos. Have code that also drives the Trossen PhantomX arm. I have the code setup to compile for Raspberry ...
2014-10-26 08:50 by kurte
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... suggest that you watch the robot during a cleaning cycle to see if there is a place in particular that causes this issue in order to correct the robots environment.
2014-10-23 08:58 by Jgendron
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Car batteries are fine, but lead acid is heavy, meaning your drive motors need to be more powerful. Perhaps the following tutorials will help:
http://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/robots ... ke-a-robot
2014-10-07 15:51 by CBenson
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... the two Arduino Robot options are actually for this product which works much differently than the DFRobotShop Rover and most other Arduino-based robots. Hope this helps,
2014-09-29 14:32 by jarcand
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... You get an error 5 even by plugging the charging directly into the side of the robot? If so, there could be an issue with your charger or the robots charging system. If you could verify the output voltage of the power supply. If it is 22V this means that it is OK to charge the robots battery. ...
2014-09-29 11:45 by Jgendron
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You might want to see what motors are used in powered exoskeleton suits, though there are not too many on the market.
Aside from that, check out the DARPA humanoid challenge, as those robots are legged and human sized.
2014-09-19 09:28 by CBenson
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... the next time the sun comes up, it can resume its tasks? I know solar isn't very powerful for this stuff but I'm thinking that a bunch of little robots could do the job. Ok you pulled my arm and want the "grand scheme" lol. http://www.societyofrobots.com/robotforum/Smileys/default/wink.gif"%20%20alt=";)"%20%20title="Wink"%20%20style="vertical-align:%20bottom;%20font-family:%20Verdana,%20Arial,%20Helvetica,%20sans-serif;%20line-height:%2017.4720001220703px;%20background-color:%20rgb(231,%20234,%20239); ...
2014-09-17 03:24 by GrimBot
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Hi!! I'm new here and i would like to share an Android app that i've developed to control arduino robots via bluetooth . It's capable of manage direction and speed and can show a measure of distance to the nearest object if it has an ultrasonic sensor to send the information. ...
2014-09-09 01:59 by mscarceller
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Hi Kathie, It sounds like there may be an issue with your robots motor. If your Litter-Robot was purchased with us, you do have a 5 year warranty. We used to mention that it was a limited lifetime warranty which was for the suggested lifetime for this ...
2014-09-08 13:16 by Jgendron
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Hi Jose,

Please submit a ticket in the Domestic Robots department in our Support Center so we can review your account and see the next steps.

Thanks,
2014-09-02 16:22 by jarcand
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Take a look at the robots used in RoboCup teen and adult size as well as DARPA humanoid challenge. You can use Dynamixel MX / EX / RX and Pro servos to create something pretty tall: http://www.robotshop.com/en/dynamixel-smart-servo-motors.html ...
2014-08-29 10:53 by CBenson
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Hello, New user to both the Lynxmotion robots as well as the forum! I have 7 AL5D arms as part of a PLTW class. So far they have proven to be OK. Meaning when you subject these to 60 students, I am often surprised when anything continues to ...
2014-08-27 08:50 by nwcrosse
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... voltages: * http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build136.htm We also made a blog post to describe the power options in more detail: * http://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/guide-power-supply-options-lynxmotion-controllers-12178 For your case, 9VDC for VL is perfect, and the voltage for VS2 will have ...
2014-08-25 17:29 by jarcand
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