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Could one of you knowledgeable folks please share a bit of wisdom with me? I am trying to operate a simple arm-type hobby robot, using an SSC32-U. I initially have been using the Flowbotics Servo ...

2018-03-15 15:03 by scharette
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I want to do Mohs hardness tests of phone screens using a robot arm. That involves the arm holding a pen with the Mohs and attempting to engrave on the phone screen with a known force. I think what I'...

2018-03-15 13:11 by tomcam
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bonjour, j'ai un souci avec mon aspirateur neato, parfois il démarre, fait 1m puis s'arrête en disant d'enlever les obstacles alors qu'il est proprenickel, capteurs en dessous nickel également ,...

2018-03-15 12:06 by Gentcsar
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Hello! I received quite a few parts for Christmas and I've had so much fun learning how to do this. My electrical engineering knowledge is non-existent (I've read a lot into this) and I've spent doze...

2018-03-15 11:54 by scharette
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Hi guys, I am a newbie when it comes to drone. Just graduated, got a job and now trying to make my hobbies a reality. I'm wanting to build a drone. Since I am new to this, all I am trying to do right...

2018-03-15 09:39 by DiaLFonZo
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I am wondering if the switch inputs for direction switches A and B could be logic levels referenced to ground. Or do the switches need to float with reference to ground. Also, there is some non-engi...

2018-03-15 09:33 by DiaLFonZo
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Litter-Robot delivered yesterday 13/03/18 It will not automatic self-clean litter box please advise order No 674202 Invoice No 10547929 Note when a cat enters the Globe the Blue does not go off a...

2018-03-15 09:32 by dwasmart
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Hi, I have been given the task of investigating the possibility to create a robot arm that are capable of moving a cup of coffee, say 300g weight and a cup diameter of 7-8 centimeters, from a pick up...

2018-03-15 09:07 by CBenson
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Hello, someone I know bought the Neato XV-21 Robot Vacuum Cleaner a few years ago. They have a dog and they told me that this robot is wroking really well for dog's hair. I have 2 dogs and i would...

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2018-03-15 02:58 by PaulMills
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Good day to you, It seems like the design you wanted to share with us didn't show up in the post, can you repost it ? Sincerely...

2018-03-15 02:49 by PaulMills
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Can I connect this 10.1 capacitive touchscreen directly via a ribbon cable to a Raspberry Pi 3 ? I have purchase some of these Waveshare touchscreens, that have the extra video card and the touchscre...

2018-03-14 16:00 by CBenson
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I purchased a Botvac D80 in Nov 2015, so it's still under a 5 year warranty. I have been getting a message open the dustbin and turn on, although the unit is already on. Also, it looks like the batter...

2018-03-14 15:10 by pjutras
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I have a new Litter Robot that was set up in late January 2018. For some unknown reason the cycling keeps jaming constantly and won't complete the cycle without reapeatedly plugging the cord in and o...

2018-03-14 15:08 by pjutras
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Hi, we have a littli robot that is just over 1 year old. Yesterday it began cycle randomly, and get stuck halfway through cycling. I've taken the unit apart and cleaned it as in the instruction manua...

2018-03-14 06:11 by Matoo
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Please make a list to tell which roomba fit well with the blue filter: https://www.robotshop.com/en/aerovac-air-filter-roomba-500-600-series.html And which roomba fit well with the yellow filter: http...

2018-03-13 11:38 by pjutras
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Hi, I'm trying to use the Quadrino Nano Firmware Config Tool on a pc running windows 10 it kept saying I had to download the drivers when I tried to flash it. I clicked the link that takes you to the ...

2018-03-13 11:34 by DiaLFonZo
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I am interested in this chasis for a robot: https://www.robotshop.com/jp/ja/iron-man-4-indoor-tracked-chassis.html The motors have rear shaft, but what is the size of the diameter of the rear ...

2018-03-12 15:55 by CBenson
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Hi all, Does anybody happen to know the PCD on the 10mm set screw hub (RB-Nex-19). Can't seem to find it anywhere. Thanks Chris...

2018-03-12 15:51 by CBenson
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I have been in development of this robot for over three years and have managed to strip the teeth on one of the base rotator units. Do they make the top rotating plate with steel teeth?...

2018-03-12 15:49 by CBenson
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I have a typical pull string puppet that makes the mouth move but I like a simple mechanism that will make the mouth go up and down remotely via a wire or possibly RC control which probably complicate...

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2018-03-12 13:50 by CBenson
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First post for me on RobotShop Forum. Youtube linked below shows a mini-bulldozer controlled by two levers. Each track has its own lever. Push forward and pull back to move forward or back. The fo...

2018-03-12 13:44 by bdaouas
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Good Evening, I recently purchased a lynxmotion quadrapod kit ( http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-885-symmetric-quadruped-kit-flowbotics-studio.aspx ). I have began assembling it and have a few questions ab...

2018-03-12 13:25 by bdaouas
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Hello I have a tech question. I have 3 MD03 Motor controllers on my flight sim now. I am going to a 6dof so I need to buy 3 more but I see the MD03 have been replaced with a MD04. Does any body know i...

2018-03-12 12:29 by iamcanadian2
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I'm new to the world of UAVs, but not a total noob at working with electronics. I'm working my way through the setup of MultiWii 2.4 on the Quadrino in incremental steps. At the moment, I have a simp...

2018-03-12 09:31 by DiaLFonZo
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Hello, I'd like to use Lego to build an automatic laser pointer toy to entertain my cat. I'd like to program it with multiple patterns and have it activate automatically at a certain time each day. ...

2018-03-11 09:41 by Yahenda
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Good evening, I am looking into controlling my newly purchased SQ3 Symmetric Quadrapod (http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-885-symmetric-quadruped-kit-flowbotics-studio.aspx) with Python. Once I connect my ...

2018-03-09 14:57 by scharette
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I would like to know where to begin on a project like this. I need a finger simulator for a phone. It has to have two tappers preferably adjustable. any ideas would be greatly apprecia...

2018-03-09 12:44 by scharette
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Hi! I want to control servo connected to SSC-32U using C#, how to i do this? Any help appreciated, thanks. :)...

2018-03-09 12:38 by scharette
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i just purchased 3 units and one of the units was dropped repeatedly in front of me by the UPS courrier. Now that I have all three for less than a day, one doesn’t work. The light inside does not a...

2018-03-09 11:00 by pjutras
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I just purchased the Spektrum DXe transmitter system with AR610 receiver. Instruction say to plug in ESC but it doesn’t come with one. Would you please recommend a compatible ESC that we could use w...

2018-03-09 10:03 by CBenson
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Hello, I have recently purchased some stepper motors for a robotic arm I am building and I require some motor drivers for them. Could anyone possibly supply a diagram of how to connect a motor to a m...

2018-03-08 15:03 by CBenson
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Hi, I've juste build my first 3d printer. The printer seem to only work if I plug it on a laptop ( not working by itself) and i'm not able to make the motorm move. i can only see the temp sensor and...

2018-03-08 14:37 by CBenson
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I want to purchase a quadrupedal robot that is fast enough to adopt multiple locomotion gaits, e.g. walking, trotting. galloping. Most or all of the kits I can see are insect or amphibian inspired (wi...

2018-03-08 09:07 by CBenson
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Hello everyone. I have to mesh a dc motor's shaft to a worm gear assembly's shaft which is thicker. I have no idea how to do it. Please help me out....

2018-03-07 16:21 by asheeta05
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using wixel with brook shire VSA soft wear every thing worked good but now when you try and run a song the VSA time line freezes up. music track plays fine if I use a usb cable to the servo controller...

2018-03-07 15:47 by scharette
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Hi Im a new user here. Im working with Lego EV3 software and Im trying to create a program that has one push button on the first EV3 that makes the bluetooth signal. The second EV3 receives the messa...

2018-03-07 15:26 by CBenson
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Good evening, I am having a difficult time with a project I am working on and was wondering if you could help me. I have recently purchased a robot through RobotShop, and it has arrived. It came wi...

2018-03-07 14:46 by scharette
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I was wondering which range of frequencies can be damped by these shock absorbers. For our project, we would use four absorbers to damp the movement of a load of approximately 25kg. Does anyone know w...

2018-03-07 11:26 by CBenson
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Our school bought a Yuchai diesel generator last year. It is not used frequently. The genset controller is Deep Sea 7320. Recently school was cut off. We want to generate electricity using generator...

2018-03-07 10:59 by CBenson
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Hello. I need to do some calculations to size my motor or find the torque needed to lift those 2 tubes. It's a telescopic system eith 3 tubes. You'll find the set up in the pic.w4 is actually a counte...

2018-03-07 10:55 by CBenson
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I currently have a battery pack that is soldered to an I/O shield for an arduino nano that is used to power my Otto DIY. However, I would like to add the ability to control power via the 8x8mm switch ...

2018-03-06 18:21 by mwilliams6511
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Hello http://https://www.robotshop.com/forum/https://www.robotshop.com/forum/images/smilies/icon_biggrin.gif I'm looking for a video camera ArduCAM with IR sensibili...

2018-03-05 13:10 by scharette
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Hello guys, I'm a complete "digital" newbie. My project is all about analog duty, and this time I need your help to code and wire this sensor. I need a convertion UART - ANALOG AC 1v (any f...

2018-03-05 12:51 by Audiolover
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I am working on a project that requires me to use a linear actuator to hold at 1500lbs. Do you have a product, possibly using a force sensor, or switch that might help me. The actuator needs to close...

2018-03-05 12:26 by scharette
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Hi, I was reading through the datasheet and specs for the Teensy 3.2 USB Microcontroller Development Board, and had a couple quick questions. 1. What is the maximum sampling rate if using 4 analog ...

2018-03-05 12:16 by scharette
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Cannot remove the screw holding the disk to be removed to build the Lynxmotion ALD-5 robotic arm. This is the 2nd set of 4 motors that we cannot remove the screw!! Very frustrating! I returned the 4...

2018-03-05 11:33 by CBenson
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I have the amplifier shield from this tutorial: https://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/arduino-load-cell-lcd-17078 and could not find information about the specific pinout for the 4 pin load cell connect...

2018-03-05 10:53 by bdaouas
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Hi I have seen examples where an accelerometer is connected via Arduino to a hobby servo . My question relates to the size of servo that arduino can drive? The servo I want to use is a 50kg Hi...

2018-03-05 10:32 by bdaouas
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Hi, wondering why my docking button no longer works. I press clean while in home charger and it moves away to start cleaning. I stop it and then press dock and nothing..no light no sounds..clean butto...

2018-03-05 09:23 by pjutras
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I'mm buying the Lynxmotion Hunter VTail 500 Drone ( T-Motor Combo + Quadrino Nano Controller ) But I’m not sure what remote control I should be buying. Please help. I’m new to this. Thank you....

2018-03-05 09:03 by CBenson
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