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Hi, I just build the Lynxmotion AL5D (we bought the kit with the Medium Duty Wrist Rotate Upgrade). When testing it with the SSC-32 Servo Sequencer Utility, the arm has problems to move to the "...

2015-08-20 10:00 by scharette
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Hi all, I am a newbie to robotics but experienced as a web applications software engineer. I am speccing out a first hobby project to attempt some very basic cooking tasks with robotic arms. I'm curr...

2015-07-28 11:25 by CBenson
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Good morning, I bought the AL5D arm and I have a problem with the construction. I am referring to the Assembly guids in this adress : http://www.lynxmotion.com/driver.aspx?Topic=assem01 My probl...

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2015-07-02 09:54 by scharette
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I am a new guy wanting to try out a robot in a small mfg facility to do real light work with small parts. I need some assistance in which robot would be best to start with. I am looking for a robot ...

2015-05-29 11:31 by CBenson
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Hello, My background is software development. Currently I'm working on a project which involve AL5B Arm. I googled but couldn't find any example or tutorial for developing any Java or dot Net based s...

2015-05-26 09:30 by CBenson
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I'm checking out my robot arms after a semester class. One of the ALD5 robot arms is real jerky and jumping anytime the elbow motor is engaged with FlowArm. My other robot arms seem to function prope...

2015-05-19 14:37 by CBenson
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Hi all, This topic is about anyone who is interested in inverse kinematics. I always wanted to draw a straight line with my robot (linear motion). I finally solved the inverse kinematics for this...

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2015-05-18 08:16 by CBenson
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I hope this is the right place to ask for help. After assembling my robot arm I have noticed a problem in certain positions where the shoulder joint starts shaking: https://vimeo.com/125978539 Some...

2015-04-27 16:43 by CBenson
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Would anyone know why FlowArm 2.0.3.6 PLTW is not maintaining calibration settings for successive use of the same robot. I have saved patterns. Might it be a rights issue. We are using Windows profile...

2015-03-16 15:57 by scharette
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Hello, I had ordered an AL5A robot arm. At the time of ordering, I didn't order the controller board (SSC-32 Servo controller) to make it work. 1) I need to know if the arm can work with any of the...

2015-02-24 18:15 by saherch
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Could you please let me know where I can download the software for this kit that I have bought in the UK but it didn't ell us that we need software. http://www.active-robots.com/al5d-robotic-arm-kit...

2015-02-23 11:01 by CBenson
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Hi every body: I need to control the L6 by Labviev, my L6 has usb communication but I do not have any *&%$# idea how to use in the USB port, I have decided to use serial communication, I was wond...

2015-02-23 10:39 by CBenson
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Hi, I'm using a AL5D robotic arm for a school project and I have a problem with it's speed control. /*******************************************************************SETUP************************...

2015-02-13 09:35 by scharette
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HI, I am trying to build the Lynxmotion AL5D arm. I needed to know which multipurpose bracket size would fit a Hitec HS311 servo. Thanks...

2015-02-05 13:15 by CBenson
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Hello, I am considering purchasing an AL5D to accomplish a task in which a pen is mounted to the gripper and the arm would in essence draw with it. I am just interested to know if the AL5D is capable...

2015-01-19 20:47 by AMZs
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Hello, I have a AL5B arm connected to a botboarduino and I am trying to record some movements that will be done after the user command (ex: "catch", the arm will catch an object at specific...

2015-01-15 10:03 by CBenson
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Does anyone know a good programming tool for the Lynxmotion AL5D 4 Degrees of Freedom Robotic Arm Combo Kit (BotBoarduino). The programming tool must be able to work by itself after everything is ente...

2015-01-08 16:18 by jarcand
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Dear all, We are building an auto-sampler using AL5D Robotic arm, the application requires arm to follow a sequence, for an example (1) At time =0 , move x=50, move y=60 and move z= 100 (2)at...

2014-12-05 12:19 by jarcand
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Hello everyone, I want to build a auto-sampler using robotic arm ALS5A/B/C/D, for that what exactly I need to purchase if I need to control this ARM from PC using serial communication with my ...

2014-10-08 12:30 by jarcand
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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 o...

2014-08-27 15:59 by jarcand
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Hi all, just wanted to let you know that I just pushed some Java software for controlling and simulating my AL5D arm to github. It is far from perfect, just some work in progress in case you are inte...

2014-06-09 09:22 by CBenson
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Hi I am looking for a robotic arm to make my current project presentable. Currently i am using 3 potentiometers (base, wrist, gripper) and 2 Arduino Uno and 2 XBee (XBee for wireless control) to mo...

2014-06-06 05:20 by DiaLFonZo
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Bonjour à tous, Une petite réalisation avec un lynxmotion AL5D Petite video : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TCwHGj4ckos :wink:...

2014-05-20 11:25 by jarcand
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I recently bought the SSC-32...trying to play with robotic programming, my first time. However my pc cannot detect it? I downloaded the ArmControl and it said my ssc-32 card cannot be detected...must ...

2014-05-02 12:26 by KM6VV
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With Hitec discontinuing the HS-5745 servo we were left without the key components for this arm. They offered to continue to make them for us, but in reality they could not fulfill their own promises....

2014-04-28 14:33 by CBenson
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Hi! :D I want to build a small robot that uses the lynx motion gripper. I only need the machine to grip. I don't need the arm to rotate or move, just pinch. The arm needs to grip and release in time...

2014-04-21 08:46 by CBenson
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I would love a hexapod. It would be really fun to build...

2014-04-18 13:40 by DiaLFonZo
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Hello, I'm a nooby in this field. I'm searching for some kind of testing setup for electronic equipment. The setup should include a mechanical arm that could hold magnetic card. The arm should be moto...

2014-04-14 08:11 by CBenson
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what are the differences between lynx 6 and al5d with optional wrist rotate, other than the length of links?...

2014-04-10 08:31 by CBenson
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Hi all :) I am a engineering student and i am perfect newbie on this forum and in robotics. I am looking for much information as you can on this lynxmotion grip : http://www.robotshop.com/en/lynxm...

2014-04-08 15:58 by CBenson
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Hi, I'm a french student (sorry for my english) and I've got a project to do at school. I have to make my Lynxmotion arm playing tic tac toe. And I've been asking to program it in Java. But I don't kn...

2014-04-03 09:55 by Gomis
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Time ago, while I was working to the Exapod 'exoskeletons' I did a version for the Lynxmotion's Arm AL5. I did a first version that after I've improved both aesthetically and technically aspect. Now I...

2014-03-31 09:14 by Anjys
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hi everyone I writing a matlab code to control the al5b. I want know each joint is in which position. for example I want know the base joint is in which position to calculate the error for this joint...

2014-03-18 19:59 by jarcand
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I'm making a CAD model of a robot arm. According to Lynxmotion, "Lynxmotion will make available to anyone who asks the drawings required to make 3D files as long as Lynxmotion, Inc. is the sole s...

2014-03-10 15:19 by CBenson
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I've accumulated a handful of projects over the past few years that have used various versions of the Lynxmotion arms. I thought I'd share them in case they help to generate ideas in the future or if ...

2014-03-10 08:19 by CBenson
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Hello, I've been trying to mount an AL5A arm on the tri-track chassis with the DX5e controller/receiver. All the assembly guides on the site seem only to use the PS2 controller. I can't figure out ho...

2014-01-27 21:08 by kurte
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Hello, I try to connecting the PS2 controller with AL5B using coding below, I follow the instruction at: http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build091.htm but the robot not moving like i miss somet...

2014-01-18 22:17 by snar88
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Hi, When using the SSC32 controller and coding a simple sweep loop on the Arduino (communicating via direct TX connection), the servo movement on my arm (AL5D) is full of little twitches and the ar...

2014-01-13 19:35 by zoomkat
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I switched the base servo to a cont. rotation servo and it is very twitchy and doesn't respond well to the ps2 controller. Is there some part of the code I can change to make it behave better? Also, t...

2014-01-06 15:10 by djsfantasi
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Hello, I'm new with this product and want to learn more about AL5B and BAP 28 Any idea what can I do with BAP 28 to implement in AL5B Robot Arm Kit? :?: Thank you for your help. :)...

2013-12-30 21:18 by snar88
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Hi, A few years ago I put together an AL5 arm robot controlled by a wireless ps2 controller. I need to use it again but it has stopped working properly. I went back to the assembly guide and it said I...

2013-12-24 15:12 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi Folks, I thought I got through the assembly steps shown here: http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build140.htm and followed the calibration steps in the RIOS 1.06 help.pdf file. But, when it...

2013-12-13 18:23 by GMF
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Hi, I want to do a project where i control a robotic arm with an android application. I saw that the AL5DCU-KT has a usb connection and i was wondering if i can connect my android device directly to ...

2013-11-06 10:20 by jarcand
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Hi, I am serving in Afghanistan with and have quite a bit of time on my hands. I'm going to order the AL5D kit but am wondering what else I'll need. We have a hard time getting things here as they h...

2013-10-29 08:15 by CBenson
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Has anyone successfully been able to get working both arms using the new software. If so please help me or send me a link to the working file?...

2013-10-26 03:06 by Schalk Franz
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Hi everybody, I've recently bought a Robo Arm (AL5D Robotic Arm). Because it consists from regular servos, I decided to test them directly. I wrote a regular Arduino script for the arm that raised and...

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2013-10-22 20:52 by ggrabowich
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Hi everyone :D !! I just made a new account in forum and i would like to ask something. I have to do a project which a part of it includes a robotic arm. The teacher of mine gave me a robotic arm wit...

2013-10-15 08:53 by CBenson
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I have an AL5B robot arm controlled using Dual Arm Controller, and I'm wondering if I can go below Speed100?...

2013-09-29 11:01 by Robert
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In the LynxTerm, what are the port settings? We have been trying to connect our robotic arm to the computer, and we have finally been able to send data to the robot (the green light flashes when we e...

2013-09-03 12:14 by jarcand
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Hi folks, I am new to electronics and robots. I am new to this forum as well. I have bought al5d with botboarduino and finaly got it working after 15 days. I have created a program in arduin...

2013-07-19 13:51 by ajmera_cp
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