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Hi, When I have been running my rover v2 robot, the gearbox is making a very odd sound. I think there is some friction and even after rebuilding the gearbox, the sound has not gone away. I have also u...

2018-03-29 10:00 by CBenson
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Hi, I was just wondering what were the wire connections needed to make the motors work with the on board controller. I know I need to connect the motors to M1 and M2. Is there anything else? Thank y...

2018-03-26 11:32 by CBenson
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I have a robot which is called drrobotshop rover i have built it but its very hard to get the threads on it i dont know if i did something wrong but if you put it on it does not run....

2018-02-07 08:54 by CBenson
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Is there any means of making the robot move faster than it is right now? Also I'm very new to programming and now gotten a hang of the sample code that came with the rover, however I need the robot to...

2018-01-30 10:47 by CBenson
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Hi, I have been working on the Rover V2 robot set. I am following the starter video but have a problem with the wheels. Just like in the video, when I attached the back wheels on to the motor, they se...

2018-01-08 09:11 by CBenson
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I am following the guide to operate a Bluetooth rover kit via USB cable as shown on page 23 of this link: http://www.robotshop.com/media/files/pdf/dfrobotshop-rover-user-guide.pdf However, I tried to...

2017-12-29 11:35 by stan25
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Hi, I am looking to start an after school program using your rover chassis. If I just want the students to program it to run a set course, for example move forward for two feet the turn left and run f...

2017-11-09 12:45 by CBenson
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Is it possible to change the units to metric on the ReCon 6.0? Thanks,...

2017-07-10 11:43 by bdaouas
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(2) 3.7VLiPobatterychargingcircuit.Importantnote:jumpershouldonlybeinplacewhenusingaLiPo battery connected to (38), otherwise remove. Do NOT use jumper if you are using the 4xAA pack I only saw this ...

2017-06-12 12:37 by CBenson
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The Rover V2 has a "Solder prototyping area". How do I use that? Are all the pins disconnected from each other or is there some electrical relationship between them?...

2017-06-12 12:34 by CBenson
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Any tips on how to avoid this? I am experimenting with writing a program to have the Rover make turns by spinning in place. Is that maybe the cause? In general, what maneuvers might cause the tread ...

2017-06-12 12:31 by CBenson
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I don't know how to read the schematics. Is there a list that says what all the Arduino pins do in this case? Thanks!...

2017-06-06 07:46 by CBenson
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I stumbled across dfrobot.com and the web site looks totally different but the name is similar so I can't tell if they are connected. Thanks!...

2017-06-05 15:51 by CBenson
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Does anyone have a repository of sample programs for this robot? There are a couple of examples in the pdf but cutting and pasting them is a pain. I wonder if there's a github repo or a user group wh...

2017-06-05 13:57 by CBenson
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I see in the manual that there's an onboard LiPo charger - how is this used? Do I just leave the LiPo battery connected in and plug power into the USB? How can I tell that the battery is fully char...

2017-06-02 08:37 by DiaLFonZo
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The instructions on page 45 of the Rover User Guide, for controlling the 6 cool blue LEDs, are incorrect. You only need to make one connection, the LEDs already have the other end connected to ground...

2017-05-16 13:40 by scharette
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Hi, I am new in working on arduino and in electronics at all . I have DFRobotShop Rover V2 - Arduino Compatible Tracked Robot (Basic Kit) and I want to control it by FS-TH9X 2.4GHz 9CH Transmitter - ...

2017-04-11 07:42 by CBenson
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How long do i cut the wire for that model rover no instructions on it i may of cut it way too short....

2017-03-13 08:03 by CBenson
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Hello I have a rover v2 and a Bluetooth module. I can upload code from ArduinoIDE and control the rover with the Serial Monitor on a wired connection. I've set up the Bluetooth module and I'm able ...

2017-02-20 09:36 by CBenson
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Hello all, I have had my Rover for a while now and have learned a lot from it but am still new to robotics. I was impressed with how easy the bluetooth module worked with the Rover and the app shown ...

2017-02-02 09:10 by CBenson
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I find the video assembly guide pretty skimpy. Is there not a step by step written guide?...

2017-01-24 09:26 by CBenson
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I am assembling a Rover V2. Got to the point where I want to put the rubber tracks on. They come in sections, so you have to put together five sections into one loop of track. Im looking for tips on h...

2017-01-23 13:59 by pitosalas
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I am having trouble communicating with my Stackable Bluetooth Shield V2.1 (slave) from ITEAD STUDIO. I can address the AT commands and those all seem to work fine by switching to FT232 and sending co...

2017-01-20 21:48 by ricky_renegade
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Hi, I built the rover according to the youtube and written instructions (with motor configuration B) and downloaded all the needed Arduino software and drivers. When I try to run the Blink script (fr...

2017-01-12 06:13 by fluffy
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Hi, Just built my Rover V2 and tried the full speed test. Can only get the LEFT side motor to run, the RIGHT side will not move. How do I troubleshoot? Thanks, Oskar...

2017-01-11 14:56 by cement_head
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Hello, I'm looking for a robot kit for my son and have no idea about them. I'm looking at buying the DFRobotShop Rover V2. I just had a few questions....First how is the robot operated once complete?...

2016-12-07 15:33 by CBenson
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Hi everyone! I bought a basic rover set for my kid last Xmass - he was very happy - and now it is time to upgrade it a bit. I was thinking of getting the 1 x DFRobot Serial Bluetooth Module + 2 XBee ...

2016-11-21 15:10 by Vadimster
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[highlight=#ffffff] Does the DFRobotShop Rover Robot Controller Board V2 have I2C pin capability? [/highlight]...

2016-11-16 10:37 by CBenson
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Hi, We recently purchased a Rover V2 basic kit for my son. As Christmas approaches, we thought it would be nice to start to develop the robot, and buy some extra bits for it. At the moment he can onl...

2016-11-15 09:33 by nickosinski
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Hi, I have downloaded Arduino and sent the sample code to the Rover V2. I am now struggling to control the robot from my Mac via a usb cable. I've tried running it using terminal by following some su...

2016-10-18 03:48 by nickosinski
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Hello. I cannot get the rover to respond to any wasd inputs from the serial monitor in arduino. I know the rover works because It moves with the full speed forward program from the instruction manual....

2016-09-29 07:54 by CBenson
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Hi, My Rover used to work well. After a long period of inactivity, I plugged it back and I got a problem with the directions. Motor speeds is controlled properly with the sample code (WASD) but the d...

2016-09-15 07:48 by CBenson
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I've built my Rover, including adding the expansion plate (because it looks cool and helps with hardware mounting and cable routing) and a Bluetooth module. I've noticed (even before attaching the Blu...

2016-08-24 13:27 by danielthaddeus
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Hi, I was just wondering whether it is possible to mount an Arduino Uno on the Rover V2 chassis and what the difference between the Uno and the Rover control board is. -Gorilla...

2016-08-24 08:33 by CBenson
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I have been putting together a rover and had to use a video but the video only showed basic instructions. There was still some parts to put on it afterwards....

2016-08-15 07:43 by CBenson
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Hi i was wondering what is a simple, free terminal to use with the DFrobotshoproverV2. Hyperterminal worked well but it costs 60$, thanks!...

2016-07-11 08:08 by scharette
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Hi, I have recently purchased a DF robotshop rover v2 and I am having a problem, I have all new batteries in and the battery wire connected, the USB cable is in, but the power light still remains re...

2016-06-14 07:49 by CBenson
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Hi, I try to upload the simple example: “full_speed_test.ino” on my RB-Rbo-33 (tracked robot) But I have always the same error: Le croquis utilise 2 476 octets (7%) de l'espace de stockage ...

2016-05-02 10:16 by scharette
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How do you configure the bluetooth kit with the rover? I cant see the pairing device when I have the blue tooth attached to the board. I attached some pictures of what I have built so far....

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2016-04-20 23:03 by lee
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Hi, Am new to this and was trying to build my first Rover - all went well till I turned on the power switch. The rover starts moving back and forth continuously. I have made sure that there are no un...

2016-04-18 08:19 by CBenson
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I have managed to install Arduino IDE on Win 10, upload blink, and even upload the wasd sketch. I need a little help getting it to work. It has something to do with using a hyperterminal before the ke...

2016-04-17 22:11 by lee
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Hi, If someone can help me. My RobotShop Rover PCB V2.0 don't turn on by S1 key any more. I checked everything. The batteries are ok. When I plug the usb cable, then it turn on! If I unpluged the usb ...

2016-04-12 16:29 by CBenson
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Hi, I am a beginner in robotics, this is my first build. I am currently building the rover, I have managed to add the blinking light code to the rover and it works, but as soon as I use the sample...

2016-04-05 08:08 by Thefallen
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On the rover the right side motor doesn't allow the tracks to roll. Can someone tell me what the problem is or where does the problem reside....

2016-02-16 09:03 by CBenson
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I have used the rover successfully with the AA battery pack, so I decided to try it with with a LiPo battery, making sure the jumper was in place to use the battery. (I just received a new rover board...

2016-02-08 08:56 by CBenson
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Hello, I was wondering what pins i should use for my LCD display. I have it one my other arduino board connected like the image below. Also, i have a HC-SR04 that needs to be connected that takes pri...

2016-02-02 09:23 by CBenson
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Hi I am undertaking a project for my Honours Degree in Mechatronics in university and I was wondering is the Easy VR Speech Recognition Module 3.0 when used with the Easy VR Shield for Arduino compati...

2016-01-28 13:50 by CBenson
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I wondering is it possible can I equip three analog gas sensors to the Rover V2 to detect carbon monoxide, methane, O2 gases? Also how do I go about righting the code for the robot to detect those gas...

2016-01-25 12:18 by CBenson
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Hi, i'm brand new to robotics - i'm a longtime analogue electronics hobbyist - so excuse my newbie question: I've just ordered the [highlight=#ffffff]DFRobotShop Rover V2 - Arduino Compatible Track...

2016-01-22 11:19 by frederickfred
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Hello, My DFRobotShop Rover keeps automatically restarting followed by a malfunction in which it repeatedly goes in a circle. This occurs about 1-5 seconds after I turn it on. The rover is supposed to...

2016-01-18 11:44 by scharette
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