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As noted in a few threads, Lynxmotion recently released a new version of the PS2 controller (V3), which appears to have some issues with some of our programs on the BotBoarduino. For some this appear...

2014-03-31 18:33 by jarcand
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As noted in a few threads, Lynxmotion recently released a new version of the PS2 controller (V3), which is not working with programs on the Basic Atom Pros such as the BAP28. Yesterday I received one...

2014-03-29 12:02 by kurte
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Hello, im kind of new to botboarduino and i have been working on a project involving the Adafruit motorshield V2, Botboarduino, 2 DC motors and the PS2 robot controller (v2). For some reason when i ru...

2014-03-08 13:32 by haile33
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Hi everyone I need some clarification on putting my lynxmotion PS2 receiver on the botboarduino. on the how to guide there is a problem, the literature has the following setup Pin 6 DAT , PWR, GND P...

2014-02-27 12:59 by acclaim
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Hi, I've got an AL5D that is not responding to a wireless PS2 controller. I’m using the SSC w/Bot BoardII Plus Basic Atom Pro 28 and the" bb only ps2 control" program is loaded into the Ba...

2013-11-03 15:42 by kurte
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Can anyone provide dimensions for the PS2 V2 receiver board including level shifter? http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-869-ps2-robot-controller-v2.aspx If drawings or 3D models are available they would be ...

2013-10-17 08:27 by CBenson
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I have created a phoenix style robot and am having a small problem; below are the details of what I put together: MCU: ATMEGA 2560 Servo Sequencer: SSC-32 (115200 baud / non-binary mode) Control...

2013-09-25 15:18 by davidhend
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hi all robot builders, i am new to the botboarduino i have used arduino in the past, but not this type i was whating to know to set the botboard up in code. So that i could use all the ps2 outputs to...

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2013-08-24 09:33 by kurte
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I just purchased the Lynxmotion PS2 Controller V2 and a BotBoarduino. The tutorial says to PAIR the controller to the receiver? When the receiver has power 1 red LED will be on and 1 will flash? I h...

2013-05-21 08:20 by CBenson
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Hello all, I just built a 3d-printed quadruped. I am using an Arduino Uno, a Pololu Maestro servo controller and the LM Wireless PS2 controller. I have everything connected and working, but I am havi...

2013-05-13 12:08 by kurte
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Hello, I have a troubleshooting problem with my A4WD1 PS2 Controlled Rover. The issue is that after following the tutorials provided, placing jumpers in correct spots, and coding the given code ther...

2013-05-08 14:47 by CBenson
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Hello, I am having technical difficulty with the connection between the PS2 Controller and the PS2 Receiver. Here are the schematics of the robot: CH3R hexapod SSC32-II Basic Atom Pro PS2 Receiver...

2013-05-03 09:26 by CBenson
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Hi all, I'm running the following code to just test a PS2 controller. But, I all get in my debug FF,FF,FF,FF. so, I'm not sure that the DAT (P0) line is working properly. Any ideas? one1 var byte(...

2013-04-25 14:53 by kurte
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Hi all! I'm a Mechanical Engineer and so naturally writing code is not my forte but i'm learning what i can. For my senor thesis project my group is buiding a remote inspection vehicle and i'm using a...

2013-04-12 09:47 by kurte
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http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-869-ps2-robot-controller-v2.aspx Could somebody please inform me as to whether or not the link above includes the receiver as well as the PS2 controller or is it just the ...

2013-03-24 06:45 by JohnAdams
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Hi, I'm trying to use a Lynxmotion PS2 Controller with an Arduino using Bill Porter's PS2X library. I got the controller from Robotshop, and it it just came with the controller itself and the receiv...

2013-03-22 14:12 by CBenson
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Hi I just purchased the BotBoard II and the PS2 adapter cable, and went to connect them up. Unfortunately the wire colors on the 4 headers don't match any of the online docs I can find. Not o...

2013-03-12 08:36 by CBenson
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I just purchased a Brat Biped with bot board II and basic atom pro. I have loaded several autonomous programs and have enjoyed it. Now I am trying to get my PS2 control to work with it. I have followe...

2013-03-04 13:44 by Carlitos
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I ordered the newest wireless PS2 Controller (RC-01 v2), and it arrived with no operating instructions. Can someone explain the correct LED behavior on both the transmitter and receiver? For example,...

2013-01-23 10:57 by Carlitos
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I recently ordered: RC-01 v2 PS2 Robot Controller (v2)-PS2 Robot Controller (v2) which is pictured here: http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-869-ps2-robot-controller-v2.aspx The goals is to plug the c...

2013-01-14 11:07 by Carlitos
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Hi all, My config is the next: - 3DoF CH3R Kit - SSC32 (V2) - BBII - Atom Pro 28 - Prog: around.bas (PS2 version) - PS2 RF 2.4GHz from Lynxmotion Ok, after powered the electronics, just one led is ...

2013-01-11 12:30 by Carlitos
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Does anyone know how to pair the RC-01 PS2 controller to the PS2R-01 receiver? I have tried many different approaches to no avail....

2013-01-02 09:57 by CBenson
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On eBay & Amazon.com you can easily find many sellers offering up a "Giant" 1/12th scale or 32" long RC tank that shoots plastic airsoft BBs. However, it seems to be impossible to f...

2012-12-31 10:57 by CBenson
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Dear all, I have a AH3R robot, SSC32 and Bboard II with a Basic Atom Pro 28. I receive from Lynxmotion the PS2 remote control at 2.4GHz. I used the Powerpod software to realized the config files, bu...

2012-12-12 12:17 by cherault
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Hi all, Please, can anyone tell me the difference between SONY PS2 and Lynxmotion PS2. Thanks...

2012-12-11 12:40 by CBenson
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Hi: We have purchased a Robot Arm AL5D with a medium wrist rotate servo, for a Science Olympiads project. We would like to use the robot with the wireless PS2 controller. This is a partial list of ...

2012-12-07 16:22 by CBenson
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I purchased the PS2-01 Sony Playstation Controller Cable for my AL5D robot arm, and I was on your site using the manual for the bot with PS2 controller to assemble the robot arm. In your schematic for...

2012-11-26 09:32 by CBenson
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hi, I am an impassioned of robotics I write you to have a help, I would like to realize an animatronic of a skull and crossbones, they are already in possession of WIreless PS2 controller + SSC-32 + ...

2012-10-22 15:41 by Dev5994
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Ok I recently made another a-pod clone out of my old phoenix like hex I did back when Xan first release His code. I have been using a Game Stop PS2 controller with no problems. But now that I am...

2012-09-11 11:59 by Ziggy
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Hello there! I'm working on the basics components of my new robot: Tri-Track mechanical frame, Lynx PS2 wireless PS2 controller, Sabertooth 2x5 and a few sensor here and there. I have never worked wi...

2012-08-07 13:03 by robot dragon
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Hello, I hope you can help me with this issue and that the forum did not get help with the H bridge ... I want to achieve a simple contol motor forward and reverse. But I can not have any answers on t...

2012-08-06 14:56 by kurte
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I realize any kid old enough to have actually owned a Play Station 2 can probably answer this, but I can't. :oops: I am hoping to demonstrate several Lynxmotion robots to our Senior Center Computer ...

2012-07-09 10:36 by Robot Dude
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Okay, the setup is an ARC32 on a Phoenix hex. Powered by a 7.4 lipo that feeds the arc directly, and uses regulators @ 7.0 VDC to feed the servos. Now, the ps2 controller isn't a Lynx controller, but ...

2012-05-30 14:31 by KM6VV
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Hi can i interface a wireless PS2 controller to PIC microcontroller? If yes, what is the baud rate of the PS2 controller?...

2012-05-20 07:47 by michael HEXAPOD
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I'm new when it comes to programming and robotics, and I just bought the bot board 2 and ssc-32 a while back and would like to start using them for small robotic projects. How do I go about hooking th...

2012-05-09 08:29 by kurte
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You should be able to use the internal pullups on the AtomPro, however they are VERY weak pullups. This may mean that only some PS2 controllers will work. Looking at the H8/3694 spec and looking at...

2012-04-25 14:29 by Benjy67k
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I recently purchased two sets of the Lynxmotion wireless controllers and receivers along with the controller cable for a robot I am upgrading. I only need one set, but I bought two in case something g...

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2012-04-25 09:56 by kurte
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I've been working on a Quad robot that is setup with a SSC-32, BBII and BAP28. After searching through forums, manuals and codes I got everything working...kindof... When I press a button to call a s...

2012-03-15 00:41 by MrWizard
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hello guys it's me again i need some info about the compatibility of wireless ps2 controllers, its possible to find a list of these controllers that have worked with your kits? most exactly with the a...

2012-02-14 17:08 by Hararion
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Sooooo, when i was drawing some parts on autocad, i noticed that connecting a PS2 receiver with the plug actually take a big space, Unfortunately i bought PS2 Controller Cable instead of PS2 Contro...

2012-02-08 17:39 by PermaFrost
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Hello: I purchased a ps2 controller in July, which worked great until the last event I used it in august. I installed it in an R2D2 robot I built. The controller worked great and I had no problems wi...

2012-01-17 00:34 by stampee
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Hello all, sorry about this newb question but this is my first time i am building a robot and i dont know who to code the ps2_dualshock program to run mor than one servo. any help on this would be gre...

2011-12-12 12:12 by knibbs1325
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Hi. I had my PS2 controller working fine, but I may have switched the Vdd and ground pins on connection once. Now, the green light is solid on, but the red won't come back on. Am I screwed?...

2011-12-09 10:39 by Robot Dude
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I have been following the instructions provided to create and build the robot, and I am currently at a stage in which I should be able to control the robot with the Lynxmotion PS2 Controller. Current...

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2011-11-03 14:26 by Robot Dude
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hello, i have a chr-01 and everything was working and then the red light on the controller started to come on every so often and when its on it does not sends signals to the robot i have looked at e...

2011-09-23 07:49 by CodeMaster
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Hello all I have recently pucse a chr-01 robot and ps2 controller my bot board is not working I can program to it and make speaker sounds but that's it I think it is a jumper setting but I don't know...

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2011-08-17 16:21 by Xraybroadcaster
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Hi, I'm starting off in robotics and I've just bought a bot board 2, BS2 and a PS2 robot controller. The BS2 and the bot board are working fine, but I just don't quite get how to program the PS2 cont...

2011-08-10 12:17 by Robot Dude
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Good Morning, It's possible to buy only ps2 receiver whithout joypad? Thanks!...

2011-07-27 03:19 by Jeeg
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Whats the best setup for PS2 remote? :?: Hello all; I am new here and getting started building my first robot! Without going into detail on how much of a newbie I am, I am very mechanical and techni...

2011-07-15 02:14 by MrWizard
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Hello everyone, I assembled for my first time a hexapod(Yaay me!). I wired everything and uploaded a program from the site. But when I push any button nothing will happen... So I followed this tutor...

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