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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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VEX Robotic Projects

Posted on January 11, 2012

By Coleman Benson & filled under Robotics Projects & Kits.

About VEX Robotics VEX Educational Robotics is a robotic building system which allows you to design, build, control, then disassemble and rebuild remote-controlled, autonomous or semi-autonomous robots. There is also a VEX Pro series which allow you to make even larger and more powerful robots. VEX consists of several key building blocks: Motion VEX motion is composed [...]
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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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The 2008 Robot Christmas Gift Guide!

Posted on November 29, 2008

By William Cox & filled under RobotShop.

The Christmas season is upon us, and it’s time to whip up your gift lists. Why not put a little robot love on there? Here’s some great suggestions for robotic gifts. We’ve featured 10 great products that will make excellent gift ideas for your robot loving friend or relative.   LEGO Mindstorms NXT   I [...]
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Help! I Want to Know More About Building Robots

Posted on September 20, 2006

By William Cox & filled under Uncategorized.

I get a lot of emails and comments posted from folks asking questions about robotics. Unfortunately, most of them are rather specific and I just don’t have the time to answer them all individually. Thankfully, that’s where a few cool products, books, and websites come into play. Back when I first got started in robotics [...]
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... 15 to 25 lbs. I bought from Robot shop; Some Vex Track systems and they are working just fine for my models. My ... in low RPM (less than 100 RPM but with good torque power) and run usually very slow. I now run my motors with ...
2011-05-17 22:56 by Jacques1944
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Ok. Update, turns out the Vex was not reliably communicating through its serial port. That issue has been resolved. I have altered the connections between the two systems (Atom28 mini-ABB and Vex) to make use of one of the I/O pins on the ABB. That way I can ...
2008-04-25 20:23 by KM6VV
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Ok. Update, turns out the Vex was not reliably communicating through its serial port. That issue has been resolved. I have altered the connections between the two systems (Atom28 mini-ABB and Vex) to make use of one of the I/O pins on the ABB. That way I can ...
2008-04-25 19:12 by neocognitron
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... and have already started the procedure. The big difference between the Vex, Bioloid and Lego NXT systems, and our SES system is we are continuously expanding the SES! I have 6 SES compatible ...
2006-11-15 10:56 by Robot Dude
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