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Hi, Please bear with me, I am not a robotics hobbyist but I do have real life application for this tech. We sail small boats and race, for which we need a race starting system, traditionally don...

2017-03-08 11:02 by piglet
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Hi, I should make the premise that I am not very familiar with the world of robotics and servos. I have some experience controlling stepper motors with Arduino but nothing more. What I am intere...

2017-01-11 02:38 by KM6VV
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My computer software guy says Apples latest software o.s. system (sierra) is not compatible with Lynxmotion java language? I want to use a MacBook to operate a level shifter made Lynxmotion to operate...

2016-12-05 09:17 by CBenson
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Hello everyone, I am messing around with Hexapod. I have connected SSC-32 with BoatBoarduino. I was able to send commands to Servos the following way. the default values on these servos is 1500. vo...

2016-04-14 20:18 by jemartel
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Hi, Starting yesterday we have been restructuring the Lynxmotion GitHub . Due to these changes some of the hard-links found in the manuals, forums or elsewhere may have been broken. Please note that...

2016-02-05 15:58 by scharette
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Am I supposed to have CSV sequence files for the humanoid example in Visual Sequencer? (And also the Brat, hexapod, etc) I don't have any, only my own that I created, located in Users-AppData-Local-...

2015-10-16 13:04 by scharette
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Hello, I am new to AL5D and looking for guidance on using Python to control my AL5D... There is a Python project at GitHub https://github.com/thefekete/robotarm , not much activity there so hoping I ...

2015-10-13 08:24 by scharette
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When I export the settings from Visual Sequencer, a page opens up that shows all the servo positions that will be saved. Where is this export file anyway? Is it encrypted somehow because when I look...

2015-10-01 12:50 by queenidog
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I don't know whether to start a new topic here or not (sorry!) or post on someone else topic (but worried about hijacks). Is there an FAQ section I've missed. I was looking around and this site has r...

2014-03-11 08:02 by CBenson
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hi everybody. i 'm trying to program a quadpod with a basic stamp 2 but i have somme difficulties.the programme is too heavy for the basic stamp and the ram are too small for all variable for an inver...

2014-03-06 10:28 by kurte
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Hi I’m currently sending out all 18 servo positions in serial to pin D2 on the Arbotix robocontroller with the use of the SoftwareSerial library. This is my function: void BeenPos() { int id; fo...

2014-02-27 05:59 by Estelle
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Please I'm currently using the AL5A robotic arm with the SSC-32 and trying to communicate it using matlab serial port function...but I'm having problems with communication. The arm works great with RI...

2014-02-23 21:37 by fofumute
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Hello, Sorry if the question has already been answered, but the search function is not helping me further. I am working with a robotic arm AL5A reference card botboarduino communication. I need to ...

2014-02-23 14:09 by kurte
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I am a web developer slash java programmer. I have always wanted to play around with automation that interacts with real world environment. There is a tedious hand-made process I would like to automat...

2013-12-28 14:20 by KM6VV
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Hello, I am beginner with this robot, AL5B and need to programming the robot using BAP28 (the software that i use is Basic Micro Studio). Can someone help me to coding the simple programming to make...

2013-12-24 00:57 by snar88
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hi, I would like to know why using ATOM MICRO STUDIO 2.0.0.1.8 me "starter compiler error", while if I use ATOM PRO IDE 8.0.1.7 software is loaded on the same BOAT BOARD II without problems...

2013-10-13 22:37 by kurte
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Im looking to write some code and before i do im just looking to see if something is available before i take on this laborious task. My intentions are: im looking to hook up a button so that when the...

2013-10-05 12:40 by innerbreed
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Hello, I'm using the A-pod electronics : SSC-32-V2.07Alpha1A-EGP and the botboard II with the latest A-pod program in the atom PRO 28. I made the mechanic parts myself. I managed to configure the neu...

2013-10-04 10:41 by Carlitos
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I'm trying to control a jonny 5 plus he's struggling to recognize the commands. The plate is used Sabertooth along with robot board. Trying to use the Servo command....

2013-09-23 16:32 by CBenson
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I'm trying to work a Lynxmotion AL5B using the Dual Arm Controller - however, even when I'm trying to write the commands the SSC32 will have it's light blink, only, and then not do anything else when ...

2013-06-24 00:17 by zoomkat
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WE have bought the lynxmotion tri track kit with the ps2 remote... We are not robot builders, but I need this for a customer project. I need a simple program with forward, backward side and side with...

2013-05-06 23:17 by osfreak
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I have an AL5B arm, Lynx Robot Arm Config recognized the robot arm as SSC 32-V2.03 XE. However, when I tried to use it with the Dual Lynx Arm Controller, the program did not recognize the robot arm, s...

2013-05-03 21:14 by HuskerFan
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Hi, I have some problems connecting to my SSC32 using the Win32 API. Whenever I open my RS-232 port and send "ver\r" to verify the connection the program is unable to read from the port (th...

2013-05-03 09:40 by CBenson
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ok i have a simple program that will loop a servo to move from point x to point x over and over.. #include <Servo.h> Servo myservo; // create servo object to control a servo ...

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2013-04-19 16:15 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi, I was wondering if anybody knows of a command that will count how many pulses are coming from the encoder? I am trying to use to calcutlate distance....

2013-04-19 14:09 by CBenson
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I'm super interested in starting this hobby but I have no clue where to begin when it comes to programming and building a robot. I want to make a Robo one styled bot. What kind of language should I us...

2013-04-01 13:13 by CBenson
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Has anyone ever programmed a Stewart Platform, using ABB2 with Pro28, SSC32, and PS2? http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a7/Hexapod_general_Anim.gif obviously one usin...

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2013-03-22 14:11 by CBenson
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Hey all! I've just set up a GitHub page for Lynxmotion. The goal of this project is to have all of the code hosted on Lynxmotion.com that we use on our robots to be readily available to the Lynxmotio...

2013-03-09 18:49 by KM6VV
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Hi Everybody, I am taking an intro to engineering class and need some programming help with a project. The goal is to build a device/robot that will drive a 25 foot distance stop and shoot at a target...

2013-02-25 09:11 by CBenson
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I was searching on the forum on how to control a ESC motor controller and i found this: "There's many ways to control an ESC from the Atom Pro / Bot Board II. The code can be simple to complex,...

2013-02-04 17:47 by kurte
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I am going to build a rover/car robot with onboard camera that is connected to my network via wifi. Here is what I have planned; Onboard PC (running XP on an SD based drive with usb based video captu...

2012-12-12 01:48 by zoomkat
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Hello community, Over the years Lynxmotion has worked with and sold a variety of software: http://www.lynxmotion.com/c-15-software.aspx Much of the software is free while some requires purchase. Som...

2012-11-20 14:38 by zoomkat
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Hi all, I am doing a Java API to connect to BAP with my pc using a bluetooth antenna. I have all the Java part done and I have tested it properly. So far I am able to send integers and strings to th...

2012-10-26 16:01 by Carlitos
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they posted the 2012 release of Visual Studio Express just need to register it and you get a free key its now called Visual Studio Express 2012 for Windows Desktop . Thought some would like...

2012-09-15 11:59 by Philtkp
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I've been tinkering around with Freebasic looking at using it for web CGI use. I made as simple GCI application from an example given at the free basic forum and it appears to work well. This may be a...

2012-08-29 13:47 by kaushikkg
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I am a novice when it comes to many robotics topics especially programming. But, I am in college, going for Mechanical Engineering working to become a roboticist. I just bought an Arduino Uno and the ...

2012-08-28 22:06 by broken-fish
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Good afternoon/morning/ish I have a serial string coming in that looks like 1489,1505,1493,1468,981,981,980,1996 at 115200 baud "I can change this" I need the syntax to read this with the ...

2012-06-22 00:24 by kurte
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I've been getting away from using the Arduino IDE and have learning the lower level stuff around avr-gcc. I'm currently learning how to use and configure a USART via direct control of the registers wh...

2012-06-21 12:50 by Robot Dude
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Happy to report that I successfully developed a cross-platform application to control the LynxMotion robot arm (tested on AL5D model), using C++ and Qt. Here are screenshots from Windows 7, posted M...

2012-06-07 22:17 by KM6VV
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This program was developed to operate Peter Penguin, an animatronic that I am building, through a Lynxmotion SSC-32 Servo controller. The objective was to allow me to write ‘scripts' in a natura...

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2012-06-02 13:09 by KM6VV
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Hello, Sorry if the question has already been answered, but the search function is not helping me further. I use the AL5D robot arm which I can control using the RIOS software or LynxTerm. For some...

2012-05-16 12:34 by pieter78
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Hi all, I have done a search on this forum and have come up empty handed. I need a skid steering algorithm to control two independent motor controllers as one would use a single Sabertooth 2X10 ...

2012-05-08 00:38 by Wolf99
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Hello, I am currently writing a program to collect characters from Bot Board II COM port. When I used the following code: main: serin s_in,i9600,[temp] .... ..&#...

2012-04-25 09:14 by kurte
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Hello, I'm sort of new to all of this in many respects, I'm from England and bought a lynx motion kit a few years ago from an english robotics retailer. I bought a basic atom and bot board 2. Sadly I ...

2012-03-12 11:37 by Philtkp
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when i go to run both of these programs after install i get the "Error reading comcombobox1->comproperty: registry error (win error code: 2) please help...

2012-02-08 15:31 by innerbreed
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Hi, I'm building a CH3-R hexapod and I'm stuck at Step 12. Controlling the Robot. Everything programmed right(so I think) but I can't control/move the robot. When programmed/turned on the robot beeps;...

2012-02-07 19:07 by jgriff0728
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Hello, all! I'm building a 12-servo quadruped to compete in Mech Warfare. The control scheme I have in mind is to have a USB PS2 controller (from Lynxmotion) be plugged into one port on my laptop, an...

2012-02-01 23:01 by Putt Putt
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I've been trying to program something to configure my xbee modules. Using VB Express 2010. But I can't seem to find a way to communicate with the xbee after I change it (ie to 62500 baud rate). I have...

2012-01-28 22:19 by Philtkp
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Hi i'm a newbie here and i have a doubt, How can I use the movements I do on a modeling software (3ds max, or similar...) onto my real robot, the IK. I want to program my robot with Inverse Kinemat...

2012-01-08 14:23 by Cadbury
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Hello Jim If you remember we spoke yesterday afternoon about the issues I had programming the robot. We have loaded the code that we generated from powerpod on to the basic atom pro and we have tried...

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