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Yes, W.A.L.T.E.R. will be returning to the lime light soon, and I just ordered a few additional parts for him. I think W.A.L.T.E.R. is truely an SES robot now. You just have to look at all the SES h...

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2014-07-29 19:25 by KM6VV
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I got my order from Lynxmotion yesterday, and this is what happened.. IMG_20140218_101715.jpg IMG_20140218_101748.jpg IMG_20140218_100637.jpg Yes, I built a new rover! This one uses two CR ...

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2014-07-10 13:50 by linuxguy
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Not sure how many people might be interested in this. As many of you know, I have been playing around with some Teensy 3.1 boards and have had some boards fabricated to make it easier to connect to s...

2014-07-10 12:22 by linuxguy
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I am planning on purchasing the A4WD2 and I was just wondering how many battery packs are required? It says it's compatible with 12.0 Volt Ni-MH 2800mAh Battery Pack (BAT-01) and 6.0 Volt Ni-MH 2800mA...

2014-06-17 08:07 by altmky
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Hi. I am a newcomer to robotics. I have a 4wd1 chassis with standard motors, and a sabre tooth 2x12 controller and botboarduino on order. I plan to experiment with both running it on RC mode , and ...

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2014-03-31 18:11 by jarcand
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While working on a 'bot for the HBRobotics club and was thinking about what brackets to use to secure a pari of R/C servos to the 4" plastic disks, I first considered a pair of ASB04 brackets. W...

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2014-03-31 17:36 by KM6VV
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How do I add a servo to the Flowbotics 2WD program? I have a scoop attached to front but with no way to control its respective servo. How can I add the other servo?...

2014-03-06 18:28 by jarcand
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Hello :) i am new and i want to build me a rover-robot using the lynxmotion A6WD2 kit. i already googled a lot and searched for parts and now i have some questions before i buy all the stuff^^ i wa...

2014-03-04 09:45 by CBenson
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Hello I have built a 2wd rover with a scoop attached to the front using the ssc-32 sequencer, I used the servo erector set. When I open the servo sequencer or 2wd rover program in flowbotics, I connec...

2014-03-01 17:47 by Mask_Fireclaw
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I spent a few hours playing "Tinker Toy" with SES brackets, just seeing what I could build, with the general idea of building a small balancing robot. I need something to learn about IMUs wi...

2014-01-15 18:12 by linuxguy
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I want to build one of these. A all terrain vehicle with camera. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthvideo/7618965/Introducing-BeetleCam.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I have ...

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2014-01-06 10:25 by CBenson
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Hi, I recently obtained an Arduino Uno and I'm really excited to build a small indoor and outdoor rover! I'd like to build and program a smallish dirt road rover that avoids obstacles, manipulates sma...

2013-12-30 21:29 by DiaLFonZo
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I need confirmation from those who have used the Rover kit from Lynxmotion. I am wondering if I can connect the botboarduino to a raspberry pi via alamode interface connector (I think that's what you...

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2013-12-26 13:26 by kurte
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have any of you guys found any mecanum wheels? I would like to build an rc rover (yes I know, not a real robot) and my FIRST team's (1014 woot) robot this year has mecanum wheels, and after having dri...

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2013-10-09 16:02 by CBenson
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hi all This is all new to me so here I go I want to build a beetle cam I have just received my items see below Lynxmotion Aluminum A4WD1 Kit for RC Product code : RB-Lyn-461 1 DDT540 Direct...

2013-09-05 17:17 by Carlitos
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I have an older 4WD rover with the Basic chip, and am interested to switching to Arduino. I know such a rover is available, can someone point me to some sample code to make the thing go once assemble...

2013-08-19 08:04 by CBenson
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Hello, I am trying to program one to the tutorial given programs to test the movement of the motors. I have downloaded the program onto the botboard but the robot sits idle and does not appear to un...

2013-06-25 17:23 by Carlitos
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Hi, Could anyone provide the above Chassis 2D Dimension. Thanks in advance...

2013-06-25 17:10 by Carlitos
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Here's a picture of my latest eBay score. These arrived yesterday and I was quite pleased when I saw the condition. the eBay auction I purchased just had a vague view of them both selling them as pa...

2013-04-27 19:28 by KM6VV
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Hi guys, I was wondering if I could have some help/advice with my Johnny 5 build. I am fairly new to robotics, this is my first proper robot build (don't think a Boe Bot counts). I also have a neurolo...

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2013-04-20 14:48 by fatfrank69
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Hi All, I've been searching through both the forums and the lynxmotion website and I can't seem to find any solid models or even basic mechanical drawings of the A4WD1 rover. Does anyone know if thes...

2013-04-15 13:21 by KM6VV
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Im new to this stuff but not to RC. I work in a hobby shop. Im geting into robot. I got the awd1 3 days ago. got it working with my DX7 spektrum radio. But when i go backwards the left side gos fast b...

2013-04-09 09:02 by CodeMaster
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Hi, I really need some help on how to start my programming for the Arduino Leonardo to make the 4wd1 autonomous. I need some clear guidelines so I could actually start programming. Thanks for the help...

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2013-04-08 03:39 by daisygrm
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Hi, I just bought the A4WD1 autonomous kit (botboarduino). I'm really new to electronic and the assembly guide doesn't provide much information. As I would like to avoid toasting everything when I'll...

2013-04-01 12:40 by CBenson
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Hello, I would like to know how I can go about calculating what speeds on the motors correspond to different turning angles for the Sabertooth 2x12. I am using the simplified serial protocol and ...

2013-03-25 20:55 by rightangle
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Hi all! I just want to extend my Lynxmotion A4WD1 base with a special "Flipper arm", like for example here: http://www.robotshop.com/Images/xbig/en/superdroid-lft-surveillance-...

2013-03-19 12:01 by CBenson
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Alright guys, hoping for some community support on this project. Goals: A) Build a robot that has the capacity to learn autonomous features through software upgrades. I am able to write the software,...

2013-03-12 09:03 by CBenson
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Rovers.jpg As I mentioned in another thread, I have also been playing around with a new Rover by Orion Robotics: http://www.orionrobotics.com/Razor-4WD_p_249.html. Electronically this rover is set...

2013-01-23 15:19 by KM6VV
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Essentially as a Christmas present to my boyfriend I'd like to give him all the parts and components to build his own remote controlled camera buggy/car for his photography hobby. I'm sorry for being...

2012-12-03 11:37 by CBenson
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It's been sometime but I owe it to the forums to say thanks for the help that you all provided with the controls of the robot we did for our senior design project. Best to watch the video :) Thanks...

2012-10-26 15:34 by CBenson
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Looking for some advice on components to build RC 4wd or 6wd platform for holding DSLR camera. Will need to have tilt function. Also needs good range and big enough to put a shell around it to cover...

2012-10-19 20:13 by zoomkat
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I'm currently planning my first robot. I'm imagining a cross between Johnny 5 and Wall-E. I need to be able to mount a fit-PC2 to the chassis, a Sabertooth controller and a SSC-32. I'm looking fo...

2012-08-09 09:49 by Robot Dude
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I'm sure this is a really stupid question but what kind of steering does the A4WD provide? Are there servos to control the front wheels?...

2012-08-08 10:25 by FieldDoc
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Hi All, Just a little background, I got my first lynxmotion kit back in '97 or '98, it was a carpet rover with a basic stamp 1 (!), servos modified for continuous movement and the older IR distance s...

2012-07-09 10:56 by Dev5994
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This post will attempt to explain my A4WD-1 Rover project. I bought my Rover w/o electronics and outfitted it with GHM-16 Gear Head Motors, TRC-01 Off Road Tires, BAT-06 12V Battery and DE-05 (Saberto...

2012-05-28 06:44 by bn4al
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Good day. After a bit of a hiatus, I'm back to building things, mostly from my previously-acquired stock of "spares". In particular, I have a pair of gearhead motors with integral magnetic...

2012-03-17 17:34 by kurte
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Is that possible to use "Lynxmotion Quadrature Motor Encoders" (see link below) for motors originally included in the 4WD Rover? And what is the model of the motors? http://www.lynxmotion.c...

2012-01-30 10:47 by Robot Dude
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Hi, I'm currrently on a project with the 4WD rover. I'm planning to use the SABERTOOTH 2x5 controllers and my microcontroller is a TMS320F28069. Why not use one of the many "supported" ones...

2012-01-23 20:41 by alxpowa
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I am thinking of attaching a wireless camera (Foscam, etc.) to my 4WD rover. Most require 5 Volts at about 1 amp; Can I take this directly from my BB2? If not, any suggestions for an additional power...

2011-12-22 15:23 by KM6VV
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I'm trying to use a Sabertooth 2x12 RC with an Arduino Uno but I'm inexperienced and having trouble. I was trying it with the switches as 123456 011111 with the code attached. For whatever reason on...

2011-11-25 02:40 by zoomkat
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Hi, anyone can help me? I have a Sabertooth 2x10 Regenerative Dual Channel Motor Controller (NOT R/C version) and a Bot Board II with BASIC Atom Pro 28 Pin. How can I connect theese two electronics to...

2011-11-10 19:29 by zappman
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Hi Everybody, I've made a lot of search on the net but i didn't find any kit for a follow me robot. So what i want to do is to buy the Lnyxmotion autonomous model. I want to setup a utlrasonic sensor ...

2011-11-01 15:34 by Putt Putt
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Has anyone successfully set up an A4WD 1 for simultaneous autonomous mode with manual over-ride? If so, I would love to get a copy of the program...Also, if I leave the sabertooth board on "mixe...

2011-10-03 13:12 by Robot Dude
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hi all first post so be kind :lol: i am 99% certain i am going to but the v2 4wd rover it was that or the wild thumper 6wd , i prefer the lynxmotion rover because of the amount of space it has fo...

2011-08-29 13:33 by paul259
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OK, no category for robotic boats, so I'll inquire here. Anyone familiar with basic drive line (propeller shaft?) hardware for a fairly large boat (raft) model? Doesn't have to be fast, just stealth...

2011-08-19 17:33 by KM6VV
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Nuntius.jpg Holding Controller -Side View.jpg A couple of years ago I first saw one of those self contained game systems that consist of just the joystick and the AV wires that you plug into your...

2011-08-01 16:14 by vanmunch
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Can anyone tell me hot to make a 4WD Rover both RC Control and Autonomous. Or to say it a little differently: to make an autonomous rover with a manual override with RC Contol. Thanks...

2011-07-31 11:22 by bravach
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I've finished my cannon mounted lynxmotion rover with some toyseast cannons, laser aiming, the base rotate kit and a darlington array power board. Thanks Lynxmotion! My next project is on the go, and ...

2011-07-20 20:36 by kcochran
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Hi again! I've hit a bit of a speedbump. I had my tracked rover and arm working very well using a botboard 2 and PS2 control, running the standard rover_v1.2. The next step involved slapping an SSC-...

2011-07-07 11:58 by kurte
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Hi roboteers! Just finished up on the assembly of my robot project, a tracked rover with arm... and as I'm taking my first steps in programming, I discovered that the rover_v1.2 isn't working out of ...

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