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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0xMEoPd520 Today RobotShop released the official preview video for the new Quadrino Nano Flight Controller . The scene is that of a futuristic drone / UAV control...

2015-03-13 13:37 by tronicsos
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Hello all, I am curious as to the best way to connect to the power terminals. I have soldered my power connections to header pins and use them inserted into the screw terminals. I have used stranded ...

2015-03-29 19:47 by djsfantasi
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Hi, I'm trying to get a Picture from the uCAM-II with my IOIO-OTG. 1/ PROBLEM 1 I think there is a mistake in the http://www.robotshop.com/media/files/pdf/datasheet-ucam-ii.pdf at chapter 7.4.2 p...

2015-03-29 09:13 by marouane
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Hey guys/gals, I am thinking of using the Hunter VTail Mini as a base for a simple project, but as I'm new to all this was wondering if I could pick some brains. I am looking for recommendations on ...

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2015-03-28 16:09 by ugexe
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Will a 620 react to Virtual Walls? I know it's not in the original package but I got a couple already and consider if I need to go for the 630 to use them?...

2015-03-28 05:48 by Mikael T
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With my initial attempt to use the Ruby component I get this error, http://www.perceptualrobots.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Capture2.png Any idea why?...

2015-03-28 04:53 by PerceptualRobots
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Bonjour, Concernant le Kit Blindage Contrôleur de Moteur pour Arduino v2 (Code de Produit : RB-Ada-94) : S'agit-il de l' Adafruit Shield en version 2 .3 ? Merci, Bastian...

2015-03-27 14:42 by scharette
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Got a SallyCat transporting loads of sand onto my tile floor and the main brushes in my Roomba stopped working! No error messages. I have cleaned the gears and the brush-assembly runs effortlessly w...

2015-03-27 13:18 by Mikael T
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I bought my Hexy years ago (and I mean years ago!). It came with a BS2e, SC12 servo board, and IRPD. I've been dinking with it for quite some time, found some old code and had some fun with it. Howev...

2015-03-27 11:46 by CBenson
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Hi All, I think we all deserve somewhere to talk about the VTail's and here it is. Let's take this thread to talk and share about this special configuration of quadcopter frame. History behind the ...

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2015-03-27 11:03 by pug398
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Hi All, We are, at Lynxmotion, very proud and exited to introduce a new UAV / Drones flight controller born from a partnership between the well known FlyingEinstein and Lynxmotion team. We focused on...

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2015-03-27 10:49 by DiaLFonZo
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I've used other robot kits with arduino boards (like the actobitty 2wd robot) that have separate power sources for the motors and the arduino board (9v for board, 4xAA for motors). Since the Rover pow...

2015-03-26 16:03 by gameengineer
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Hello, I am looking for a cheap H-bridge motor driver to control a single DC motor and the cheapest one (Pololu DRV8838 I think) is out of stock. Can I simply buy a dual motor driver and use it for o...

2015-03-26 11:25 by CBenson
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Can you suggest what I would buy if i were looking at the 12V, 26RPM 120:1 Gear Motor w / Encoder (Product Code: RB-Cyt-84) but didn't require an encoder?? thx....

2015-03-26 09:50 by CBenson
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Hi! I´m controlling successfully two DC motors with "Sabertooth Dual 5A 6-12v regenerative motor driver" and I´m trying to make the speed range adjustable. PWM connected between motor out...

2015-03-26 09:41 by CBenson
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Hello, I just bough a 3WD omni-directional arduino compatible robot, and I am trying even now, using the arduino software, to upload some sort of program on it. It seems the problem lies in choosing...

2015-03-26 09:04 by scharette
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I am trying to get my robot to turn. I am using the MD25 in serial mode, hooked up to an Arduino and 2 EMG30 motors. I looked at the MD25 documentation: http://www.robot-electronics.co&...

2015-03-25 16:30 by Dexter
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So currently I have purchased this Bluetooth HID radio, product number: RB-Spa-608 I am trying to connect this Bluetooth radio to digital pins of my Arduino Mega to set the baud rate to 56700 so it w...

2015-03-25 15:36 by scharette
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I have had a litter robot for about 5 yrs. about a week ago the motor sounded like it was struggling and then all three of the lights on the control panel started flashing and the globe wouldn't retur...

2015-03-25 11:43 by MThibault
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Hello What size of allen key do you use for the three Prop Adapter Screws that come with the MT2212? Thanks...

2015-03-25 08:02 by DiaLFonZo
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Have connection issues with the Lynxmotion PS2 Controller V3 and an arduino as in its not connecting, When I turn on the receiver/arduino the receiver light flashed then I turn on the PS2 controller ...

2015-03-24 20:20 by bfdan
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Hello, I upgraded to Al5d robots with the new boards. Is their a software update for the robots avalable? None of the robots are working with the new boards. Please advise. Thanks!...

2015-03-24 16:10 by scharette
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Greetings, I am planning to build a system that would operate in a potentially quite dusty environment, despite being indoor, and since I planned to use laser range finding within it, I was wonderin...

2015-03-24 12:58 by CBenson
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Hello, Full disclosure, I'm not an expert but I'm trying my best! To explain in very simple terms - i want to be able to read the value of a temperature sensor, remotely from the internet, using the ...

2015-03-24 12:09 by scharette
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I am really not too big on coding, but I don't understand why this code gives me 0 on the analogRead? While in any other way to do the loop it does work. void ScanFootSensor(void) { int LegCount...

2015-03-23 16:34 by scharette
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Hello, I am pretty new to this, I am looking for a way to measure the thrust of a rocket motor, so I ended up looking at a Micro Load Cell ( http://www.robotshop.com/en/micro-load-cell-50-kg.html ). ...

2015-03-23 16:19 by scharette
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Hello, I'm a mechanical engineering student and I'm making a small tracked vehicle for a project and the only electronics knowledge I have is from whatever I have googled. Without going in-depth into...

2015-03-23 13:59 by CBenson
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Hello, My name is David Heusler, and I live in France. I apologize for my bad english. For a school project, we need a micro-linear actuator. I send you a message because I would like an information...

2015-03-23 13:55 by CBenson
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Hi! I am wondering if I could use this multiplexer for other sensors as light, ultra sonic... Thank you!...

2015-03-23 09:53 by CBenson
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I have almost no experience in the area of electronics or radio control but I have a project that will require the remote control of a full size vehicle. I understand the mechanics imvolved but need t...

2015-03-23 09:49 by CBenson
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{Translated from Chinese to English using Google Translate and edited for grammar} Hi: Regarding Invoice Number 10193769 After receipt of the goods, Lynxmotion Johnny 5 Combo Kit - J5C-KT (Product ...

2015-03-23 09:43 by CBenson
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I have a Quadrupod (Modified SQ3) in which I put some footsensors. They are really simple ones, the old lynxmotion footsensor version. So not the one pressure sensitive one, but more like a switch. I ...

2015-03-21 18:25 by eriklely
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Hello, I just ordered a 4pk of 3.25" VEX omni wheels and I am trying to create hubs for them. I was wondering if you had a drawing of the specs of the omni wheel. Such as the bolting pattern. T...

2015-03-20 13:13 by CBenson
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Hi, I'm looking for a small (and cheap) motor that can be used as a dynamo to make DC electricity in a small hydroelectric central with my students. So it need to be a DC motor, easy to turn with jus...

2015-03-20 11:42 by CBenson
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Hello. I am designing a motor/gearbox set up in order to be used to lift a weight via a cable. I am new to this, so I am hoping to receive some help on selecting the best motor for my needs. The motor...

2015-03-20 09:45 by CBenson
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As suggest by Sébastien here I will post on my progress of building a robotics project in Flowbotics, starting as a complete novice in Flowbotics, but with many years experience in software develop...

2015-03-19 14:29 by PerceptualRobots
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my roomba 880 is always raising one side up when it gets under the couch. it has more than enough clearance. but it jacks up one wheel and gets stuck. it is always on hardwood floors. what can i do to...

2015-03-19 14:21 by MThibault
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Hello, i have a little, little problem with my robot project. I will make a demonstration Arm for a school project. I will simply turn my robot arm on power, start up the pc, Flowarm is startup via au...

2015-03-19 12:38 by scharette
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I have an SSC-32 ( one of the legacy models ) that was working in a previous configuration. There were several servos ( 11 in all ). Power was supplied by a PC ( POS terminal actually ) power supply, ...

2015-03-19 10:44 by djsfantasi
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Hello, I'm just getting started with robotics and have some experience building small line follower robots. I recently picked up a motor for free and would like some help: - Identifying what type of...

2015-03-19 10:07 by CBenson
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I having a problem with the Enable Register (R0) in the SSC-32 on my AH3-R hexapod. Using LynxTerm I have set R0=0 as described in the SSC-32 manual, and I use a function in my code to set the leg se...

2015-03-19 09:52 by scharette
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What power source does the Hagisonic StarGazer use? I noticed in the product description that it comes with a "Power Adapter 100-240VAC." Does this mean one can plug the StarGazer into a wall outl...

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2015-03-19 09:41 by scharette
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I ordered a 6-DOF Banshi Robotic Arm. I also have a Rover body with a H-bridge motor controller, along with a Futaba 6 Channel PPM digital RC and receiver. I want to use the RC unit to control both th...

2015-03-18 21:10 by Markque07
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Hello, I am a student currently working on a robot that uses the SSC-32 servo board to control its manipulator arms. The robot is connected to a WiFi network where I know the IP/port of the WiFi modu...

2015-03-18 17:33 by FranksDesigNatures
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Hi, I have this kit http://www.robotshop.com/en/dfrobotshop-rover-v2-arduino-compatible-tracked-robot-autonomous-development-kit.html and this wifi shield http://arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoWiFiShie...

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2015-03-18 13:51 by JoeM
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I'm sure someone must have tried this. Adjusting a saw blade height can be a little bit tricky, trying to crank on the height adjustment handle, and measure for an exact height of the blade at the sa...

2015-03-18 11:20 by CBenson
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I have two Roomba Discoveries, a 4220 and a 4221. Both have a problem with charging it seems. They will reach green afer the pulsing charge indicator (though one is very dim), but then when unplugged...

2015-03-18 09:37 by Jgendron
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I was wondering what I would need to but for the sherlig cnc lathe to work the website says you need an upgrade package and I was wondering what would need for it to work and how much this wouls cost ...

2015-03-17 17:30 by KM6VV
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The floor senor is not working on my neato vac. It asks me to put it down but it is already on the floor. Which sensor do I need to replace. I am assuming it is the magnetic sensor but not sure....

2015-03-17 15:38 by MThibault
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