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When U.S. Marines assist with disaster relief, they’re in a race to get life-saving cargo to victims. Join us in designing an unmanned system to support these Marines! As climate change continues t...

2018-04-17 14:33 by mbrewster
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Hi I'm like as new as you can be to servos, I know nothing so please be gentle. I am wanting to make a prop head that talks, head movement side to side and tilt for the head too. I also want the j...

2018-04-17 13:39 by DiaLFonZo
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First, let me say I am new here. Second I didn't find this type of topic. Therefore, here goes nothing. FPV type viewing is awesome. However, for a project I am working on it would be nice to have...

2018-04-06 11:05 by scharette
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I'm working on a project with a stepper that rotates an object. Currently I'm just counting steps and figuring out the azimuth from there. I'd like to add a compass instead so lost steps aren't an iss...

2018-04-02 08:01 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi all, I'm new to the forum but am working on a very intelligent drone boat project which is going to have far-reaching applications(hopefully). It is unique and quite complex(taking on a SWATH d...

2018-03-29 14:01 by CBenson
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Hello Everyone— First time builder, but a fan of robots ever since I got my first set of "Robotix" way back in the 80's. My goal is to poll the group on my idea to see what parts I woul...

2018-03-29 13:15 by newatthis
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Hello everyone! I am new on this forum and in the world of robotics. We (me and my friend) are trying to build a kind of heavy drone, which means every motor will receive a huge power (and then Vol...

2018-03-23 11:08 by DiaLFonZo
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Hello, So I really hope that I can find some help here. I have a simple problem that I am sure is easy to solve but I do not have the knowledge or experience. I need to hire someone to help design an...

2018-03-19 13:55 by jeffmikl
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The Ohio Robotics Club is pleased to announce that our combat robot event, House of Robotic Destruction (HORD) will be returning to ColossalCon, a cosplay and gaming convention, at Kalahari Resort &am...

2018-03-16 16:28 by OhioRobotClub
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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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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 all, a complete and utter noob here and I really would like some help. I would like to build an automated bot that could press a physical button repeatedly, thousands of times, one press every coup...

2018-02-28 05:53 by TotalNoob
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I have a Spektrum S6250 servo, 4 AA batter compartment, and Spektrum SR310 2 CH surface receiver. For this servo I am thinking about using this chip ATtiny 45 http://www.microchip.com/wwwproducts/en/...

2018-02-12 12:47 by usmchayward
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I am attempting to build a Otto (https://create.arduino.cc/projecthub/cparrapa/otto-diy-build-your-own-robot-in-one-hour-5f2a1c) but have a very simple (dumb) question on connecting the battery pack. ...

2018-02-12 11:06 by bdaouas
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Hello. I m doing scholl homework. I m needing to calculate loads affect to base/ holder of robot, but I m not knowing how. Thanks for answer....

2018-02-09 12:02 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi there! We are inviting parents whose kids are younger than 7 years of age to fill out our survey on storytelling robots. This survey is part of a study being conducted by Indiana University that a...

2018-02-08 11:01 by CBenson
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Hello, I am hoping to build a remote controlled shooting target. The expectation is to have a steel base, some sort of servo attached to an aluminum horizontal piece that supports two replace able li...

2018-01-29 12:57 by scharette
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Hi Everyone, new member here. I'm planning on building a standard class sumobot (3 kg and fit inside a 20 cm by 20 cm box). I have experience in PLC programming and a bit of C, but this will be a le...

2018-01-25 11:00 by jebrand
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I received a meccanoid xl 2.0 for Christmas and it has sparked my interest in robotics. I am completely new to this, but my goal is to modify the meccanoid to allow for it to be programmed in somethin...

2018-01-16 09:11 by DiaLFonZo
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Does anyone here do Biped Kung-Fu / Freestyle robotics? I am looking for individuals who would be interested in bring their biped robots to an event on June 2nd in Ohio. https://www.youtube.com/...

2018-01-11 09:28 by CBenson
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Okay, so this is a wide reaching topic, 1 sentence request: Please help me source a ARF unit (or similar concept) that one can access, add code & hardware to, that is within a $200-400. I'm tryi...

2018-01-05 15:39 by DiaLFonZo
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I have two 24V DC motors that need to operate at the same time, but perform independently from one-another (move at different speeds and/or in different directions, for example). I need to be able to ...

2017-12-18 12:41 by rguimond
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Hello, I want to build a robot similar to the mars curiosity rover. I do know know the weight (mass) of the robot yet. I will be using an arduino board from an mbot for the programming part. I am ...

2017-12-07 15:52 by MThibault
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Hello! I have recently purchased a home and used a large number of z-wave sensors/devices to make my home a smart home. I just installed z-wave garage doors and I have an idea. I would like to create ...

2017-11-24 11:33 by scharette
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Hi, Could someone kindly recommend a linear actuator from this site? I have seen a few on other sites, but they seem to be too slow. I would like something as per the video below, is there anything ...

2017-11-22 10:20 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi guys, I'm trying to make my hexapod Phoenix 3DOF walk so I started to write code. I use Arduino Uno and Lynxmotion SSC-32U. I'm stuck on math calculations and I have difficulties to move on. So I...

2017-11-19 11:27 by misk0
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Hello everyone!!! I'm working on an Arduino based robot arm that copies human movements. The sensors are potentiometers and a Wii Nunchuck, and the actuators are servomotors. I need help with the code...

2017-11-18 15:40 by Ozone11
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Hello! I'm working on an Arduino based wood robot arm. I' ve already cut the wood and I'm gonna put the servos on the arm, but I have a big question. How can I attach the horn of the servos to the wo...

2017-11-13 16:47 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi I am new to this forum not sure on how it works but as I am not at all tech savvy I thought I would post here with an idea I have and see if it is feasible and seek any assistance. I am from New Ze...

2017-11-06 11:50 by bdaouas
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I'm a senior Mechatronics engineering student and I'm making a high speed pick-and-place DELTA Robot as my graduation project. I want to know how to get involved into the forward and inverse kine...

2017-11-01 13:29 by scharette
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Hi All, I've always wanted a 'cool' robot and when I found the LynxMotion Scout , I thought - "that's the fellow for me"! :) Since then I've done a 'shed load' of research and asked a nu...

2017-10-30 15:29 by ultraweasel
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I am looking to gather info on the impact of human- companion robot interactions. If anyone has a companion robot and would like to answer the following questions, it would be greatly appreciated! Wh...

2017-10-18 10:12 by CBenson
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Hello, I have project to programing robot. Because the purpose of this project is collaborating human and robot, I use compliance control to control movement of this robot. The mechanical contain 5D...

2017-10-18 09:14 by CBenson
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Hi, I am looking to build a simple bot that I will fit into a 3D printed case. I am hoping to make it the size of a computer mouse or smaller. I want to build a robot that I can program to move at sp...

2017-10-10 10:15 by CBenson
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I am designing and constructing a robot similar to the one shown in the attached photo and video. I am very new to the hardware part of robotics and am looking for any information you can provide. I n...

2017-10-04 09:51 by scharette
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Hey guys, Just curious. Researching what I can on my own and getting some advice from those that I can. And I'm coming up a little confused on something. I retrofitted a newer engine into my Nova a...

2017-10-01 14:37 by Electrical
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Hey, I have a 18 volt electric battery operated drill that I would like to take apart and use the motor and battery as a drive source for a project. I want to be able to use a simple wireless (car ...

2017-10-01 12:39 by harlyalice
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First off....please excuse my fat thumbs...my username was supposed to be ls67nova but I flubbed it when I was setting up an account haha. Ok, newbie here..... so to start, I'll come out and admit I'...

2017-09-29 16:44 by ls67bova
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I know there's several, small mobile dev platforms like the turtlebot and irobot create, but is there anything human sized that you could try to program to do more complex stuff around the house? Othe...

2017-09-18 07:54 by CBenson
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I need an engine throttle/ speed cruise controller. I have plenty of Hitec digital servos to use for this so that's what I want to use.l that way i can program direction, speed and travel limits. My p...

2017-09-14 15:36 by Brady3d
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Hideho anyone good enough to be reading this. I've a little project I'm working on and having posted on the Arduino forum and suffered a bit of annoyance in being treated as a 5 year old I thought I'd...

2017-09-14 12:58 by scharette
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Hi all! We're opening a one-of-a-kind innovation/fabrication lab (our KUKA kr150 r3100 arrives today!), and we're trying to select paint (wall and ceiling) that will look great and will give us the m...

2017-09-14 02:44 by 3dgreek
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Hi everyone I'm designing an Arduino based motion replicator robotic arm for my High School. I'll make it with potentiometers (they will be placed in the articulations of the person's arm, to detect t...

2017-09-05 14:50 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi I am fairly familiar with industrial robotics and automation as well as CNC Machining so I started a business called CNC Micro and I want to be able to show of my rapid prototyping skills to custom...

2017-08-29 18:26 by chriscristini
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So, I´m planning on building a light robot, or rather a set of robots that moves along a track mounted to the ceiling. It will be mounted above our dining table, I have a quite clear picture of how t...

2017-08-25 10:40 by webguide
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Hello Everyone, I hope you're all doing well. I recently had an idea for a project and I decided that I would ask the lovely members on this forum for their thoughts and opinions on the matter, seein...

2017-08-15 13:05 by LifeOfAK
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Hi , I am an e-commerce reseller , but with not a lot of money ! I saw some companies producing some robots witch are able to pick up the parts in stock , and put them in the basket so as we only h...

2017-08-03 08:01 by CBenson
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I want to put together a small 2 wheeled vehicle (with caster) that has front, left, right sensors, and triple line following sensor. Price is really important because I need 10 of them. Best would b...

2017-08-02 11:51 by bdaouas
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I want to open a Pool Cleaning company. I have been reading several reviews online about Robot Pool cleaners, the ones with most reviews like the iRobot Mirra 530 is not commercial. I will require th...

2017-07-31 11:43 by jmichaud
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How does the average Joe that knows nothing about robots get a decent designed robot? I'm talking about a guy like myself, sure I could put years into learning all about robots, but that's not what ...

2017-07-28 10:33 by 20GT
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