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Hello fellow robot guru's :p I'm working on building my own Phoenix like Hexapod for a school project, so far I have gotten a frame assembled with the MG996R Servo's (the frame is a identical Phoeni...

2018-02-23 10:22 by DiaLFonZo
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I am trying to use a wiper Motor (from a car) as a servo. The motor I want to use is on the Monster Guts website. Search for 12VDC Wiper Motor. Sorry, I'm new here and I am not yet allowed to po...

2018-02-15 20:53 by arielnh56
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I found an LCD when I took apart my Dell 1600n Laser Printer, and I have searched everywhere and can't seem to find any documents or datasheets for pinouts. I wish to use the LCD with my robot. the...

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2018-01-10 08:55 by shawnj78
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Mounting the Lynxmotion Quadrature Motor Encoder V2 Product Code: RB-Lyn-929 to GHM-16 (w/ rear shaft) RB-Hsi-05 motor Are there instructions for mounting these encoders. I did go to the USDigital s...

2017-07-06 17:56 by DiaLFonZo
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After looking at this, Open collector microcontroller output I am building the following circuit, in order to control the P channel MOSFET as a high side switch for my load. The input of this circui...

2016-12-02 11:23 by CBenson
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Back in October there were two new Arduino boards that were announced. The one that I am most interested in is the Arduino Tre as it is based on the BeagleBone Black plus an Atmega32u(2 or 4). As I al...

2016-11-15 00:10 by xainnasir
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Hello, Back in 2000 I purchased a fair amount of Lynxmotion robots (hexapod, quad walker, four wheel cars, etc). I have not used this stuff for at least 8 to 10 years now, however, with the explosio...

2016-01-05 12:57 by bdaouas
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There are a lot of small cheap camera’s on the market today. There are 1.2GHz cam’s which are illegal in some countries. (don’t know about my country...

2015-05-08 17:08 by alegse
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I would like to talk with anybody with the understanding of the compatibility between the different controllers verses the different radios, and the process of programming each and the procedure it ta...

2014-10-09 08:59 by CBenson
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I've been thinking about this a lot, as I get more into working with the Teensy 3.1. One feature that would be very useful to have are Arduino R3 shield headers that can handle either 3.3v or 5v shiel...

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2014-07-30 20:49 by DiaLFonZo
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Normally I don't push products, but thought some up here may be interested in the new family of logic analyzers that Saleae (https://www.saleae.com/) is introducing. In addition to digital input, they...

2014-04-29 11:24 by linuxguy
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I thought it might be nice to have a thread where we can just discuss microcontrollers and embedded boards, in general. I'll start it out here! :D I also just feel like writing today. :) I'm currentl...

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2014-04-24 19:35 by kurte
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I backed the LIDAR-Lite project on Dragon Innovation . It's now been fully funded, and then some. I should be getting two of these optical distance sensors sometime around July! :) I'm very excited...

2014-04-23 12:47 by linuxguy
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Not sure if anyone will be interested in this or not. But a little while ago, I finally got my hands on an Arduino Due. And I thought I would now use it as an interruption to my other interruptions....

2014-02-25 12:58 by kurte
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I've a small doubt regarding the choice of Charger for NiMH battery. I was previously using Lynxmotion Universal Smart Charger, but recently it broke and is not working. Can I use 6V 1300mAH NimH char...

2014-02-10 13:18 by CBenson
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I watch certain threads of discussion closely here, particularly those about Arduino, ARM, Linux, and boards that have any combination of these features. I've been seeing, and participating in, discus...

2014-02-05 13:09 by linuxguy
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Over the last many months, I have had the fun of experimenting with several different Micro-controllers and having a lot of fun. This included the fun with experimenting with a shield for the Arduino...

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2014-02-04 11:13 by kurte
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Can we program a servo with out using servo programmer by using atmega or any other way directly or can we make a servo programmer plz help me out...

2014-01-11 08:30 by innerbreed
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It's annoying when my tab go dead and there isn't any wall power source around. Then an external battery pack is a must have. I'm looking for an external battery pack then I can put it in my bag as ba...

2013-10-11 09:06 by CBenson
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Hey im working on my hexapod, and it has a head for some sensors, but i was wondering if i would be able to use a iphone or android camera on it as well? I want it to take pictures, as well as send vi...

2013-07-31 22:59 by osfreak
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The topic says it all, Which of these microcontrollers do you think is the best so far in terms of robot development [speed,multi-tasking, ease of use, compactness/size, language support ...etc], Plea...

2013-07-30 20:33 by PermaFrost
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Hi guys and gals, I have a power chair that I'm slowly converting to a robot and wanting to use the control system that is built into the unit, that said I'm trying to understand the programmer inp...

2013-07-27 21:41 by Putt Putt
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A little over two weeks ago I purchased enough parts to make my own robotic arm. I had one big problem though which was the irritating power supply wire trailing across my desk, it was neither safe or...

2013-06-01 07:57 by tarrryan
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I'm drawing up a design for a robot I'm going to begin building in the coming weeks but I'm having trouble deciding how to raise/lower the arm/tower on my robot. The arm/tower will bend halfway up an...

2013-05-22 23:53 by osfreak
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Hey everyone. My buddy and I recently went cave exploring to the Ape Caves in Washington the other week and I really want to build a overkill headlight/flashlight combo and was toying around the idea...

2013-05-13 14:47 by Kulabre
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Hello everyone again, I am just wondering if anyone would be able to offer me some advice. I am trying to power a motor through the Bot Board II. The thing is the motor that I am using draws away 6V a...

2013-04-25 14:06 by JohnAdams
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Hello! Can the DE-11 http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-606-lynxmotion-buffered-2g-accelerometer.aspx buffered 2G Accelerometer be used to sense rotation about a vertical axis ? I saw th...

2013-04-12 06:54 by gokul
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hello friends! i have a small project with the pics 16f876A, and the pic 16F877A to make a small RC robot but i need bi directional communication (to make a feedback like status lights or something li...

2013-04-04 12:11 by Carlitos
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Hello I've already recieved my Viper 2wd sumo robot, but i'm depressed to get wrong parts from lynxmotion ! The kit should contain "Scorpion Dual RC H-Bridge Motor Controller" but i got inst...

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2013-03-27 09:40 by CBenson
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What are the best videos on Youtube on Robotics awareness? I want to learn hidden aspects about robotics and wanted to learn more and more on topic to make some future project plans....

2013-03-18 08:12 by CBenson
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As I have mentioned several times before, I am reluctant to use standard lipo batteries due to safety concerns, but I like what I have read about lifepo4 batteries as they do not have the fire or expl...

2013-03-14 14:44 by kurte
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I have some questions on powering my project. It is currently using a PC power supply to power my SSC-32, with VS=VL jumper installed. But I would like to replace it with a battery ( or batteries ) as...

2013-02-26 15:32 by djsfantasi
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Just wondered if anyone has found a set of Stackable headers for the Arduino Megas/Dues/... that work. That is that make good and reliable contact with the connectors on the Arduino Megas. I have bu...

2013-02-22 14:34 by KM6VV
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Electronics has never been top of my list when it comes to circuity 'components, connections, PCB making, etc. I hope those electrical techs can help me.. I wish to experiment in making an infinite...

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2013-02-21 08:02 by Xan
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Hi Guys, I am planning a project that would be a quadruped what I can control with a PS2 controller. This is just a very basic question, what stuff do I need? There is som many chips and stuff on the...

2013-02-17 09:02 by innerbreed
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Hi experts, Need some of your expert advice. I've got a rover that is powered by two lipos currently. 3S lipo for the FPV (Camera and Transmitter) and 4S lipo for the rest of the electronics. Ive got...

2013-01-31 07:47 by DiaLFonZo
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Newby question :roll: : Do I need a SSC-32 to use the battle switch or the pico switch, or can I use the BBII?...

2013-01-14 23:10 by kurte
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I'm looking at using two LEDs on a BRAT and want to control them via the Bot Board II. The LEDs I'm looking at are the DELight Ultra Bright LEDs at http://www.dimensionengineering.com/products/deligh...

2013-01-14 00:45 by peterbrowne
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Hi, I recently got and assembled 4WD1 Rover Kit. Also I bought Sabertooth 2X12 R/C and batteries. My idea is to build a robot around Raspberry PI, which is simply because I'm more to linux/python and...

2013-01-11 13:37 by Szczepan
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Sorry if this is already covered somewhere else, but I've scoured the website and couldn't find anything. If it is, just let me know! I have a BRAT with an SSC-32 and a BMP-01 Whisker Sensor. I hav...

2012-11-26 21:44 by djsfantasi
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Hi guys, I just wanted to ask a few questions about a servo controller IC I found on the internet and I was wondering if you guys could just help clear up a few things. So here's a link to the datas...

2012-11-24 17:01 by akdabaous
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Inspired by the Mech-Wars.. uh, Mechs, we've decided to add to the information pool by documenting how to fire one of these model tank airsoft cannons using an BBII/Atom Pro The gun has a motor and...

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2012-11-15 06:41 by gaaranet
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Hi. New to this page. I have been working on a rov project. Have made an rov with relays for thusters control and on/off lights and camera on the subsea side. Topside i use the common down to switch t...

2012-11-06 13:13 by KM6VV
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I'm sure this must have been asked before, but I can't find any solution for detecting variation in horizontal surface distance say for a BRAT. What I'm looking for is to be able to scan and detect a...

2012-10-22 15:59 by Dev5994
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Hi all! I’m a French beginner in robot building. I work actually on this project: a little robot with IA in UMPC (viliv S5) developed in Java language and this java application pilot an arduino uno...

2012-10-12 15:57 by Carlitos
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I still have many projects going on, but I keep wanting to get back to my Arduino based DIY remote control. The question is which is the best way to go about doing it. My assumption and desire is ...

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2012-10-10 10:12 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi, I love my Lynxmotion Johnny 5 - it's the best toy I've ever owned, so much potential and I can see myself enjoying using it for years. I've been playing around with it using the stock electronic...

2012-09-23 08:02 by Byrd
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Had to make a very simple LED dimmer for someone. so this is the first test to see how well a servo pot worked. Thought i might share... Solder one end of the resistor to the red wire on the 9-volt ba...

2012-09-05 13:04 by innerbreed
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Hi all! I got "6.0 Volt Ni-MH 2800mAh Battery Pack" to drive servos and motor controller, but very quickly discovered, it's annoying to switch off the robot, unplug the battery pack cable a...

2012-08-28 19:51 by seregus
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I'm constructing the head of a robot. The head will essentially be two webcams, an USS range finder, an IR transceiver and a speaker. With casings I estimate it'll weight < 1 kg (components will ...

2012-08-18 02:27 by FieldDoc
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