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Q&A / discussion about Lynxmotion specific products and related projects (www.Lynxmotion.com & RB-Lyn-## on www.RobotShop.com)

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[highlight=#fbfbfb]I just got a tri-track chassis combo that comes with a Sabertooth 2x5 RC and a Spektrum receiver. [/highlight] [highlight=#fbfbfb] [/highlight] [highlight=#fbfbfb]The...

2018-04-22 12:08 by chrisr
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I just got a tri-track chassis combo that comes with a Sabertooth 2x5 RC and a Spektrum receiver. The Sabertooth has 3 cables that connect to the receiver: 1) left/right, 2) fwd/back, and 3) flip....

2018-04-22 11:25 by chrisr
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Can someone tell me whether the Quadrino Nano, is capable of running Dshot protocol to the ESCs?...

2018-04-06 17:16 by gregs78cam
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Hello, I can not set my ESC lynxmotion with the flight controller quadrino nano lynxmotion, however, following the two procedures of the forum, the automatic and the other manual by calibrating the E...

2018-04-06 09:54 by DiaLFonZo
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I am building a A4WD2 rover with a AL5D arm w/wrist rotate and am using a botboarduino as the micro controller. I will be using a Playstation controller for RC control. The tutorials available only sh...

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2018-04-02 10:07 by scharette
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I am assembling the Lynxmotion AL5D Robotic Arm with Rotate Wrist Upgrade. I am currently trying to assemble the wrist. It illustrates using an HS485HB servo. However, only one HS485HB Servo came i...

2018-03-28 10:28 by CBenson
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Im from Austria, pls forgive me my old bad english. 1) Using 2 Pcs of XBee 1mW-Moduls for RC-Function 100meters, is it correct to use also the "XCTU"-Software to get comunication between thi...

2018-03-26 16:19 by scharette
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how do i clear the min/max of a servo and then reset manually using the slider?...

2018-03-20 14:24 by scharette
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Hi, I recently purchased a Lynxmotion PS2 v4 controller. Running the test program from the GitHub repo , the readouts from three of the joystick axes work fine. However, the y-axis on the left joyst...

2018-03-20 11:47 by scharette
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I'm looking to get my project going. I have built my walker now I need to get the electronics. I was looking at SSC-32U USB, BotBoarduino, Sony PS2 controller and 24 servos (3 per leg). So my question...

2018-03-20 11:24 by surf2snow
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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'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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I work with a research group and we're interested in the HQuad500 as a test platform. We normally work with heavy lift multi rotor UAVs but want something smaller to test equipment before transferri...

2018-03-05 08:59 by CBenson
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Hello. I have just bought one SSC-32U and Botboarduio. I need to control some servos using SSC-32u and programming the code with Botboarduino. also some servos will be operated with the ps2 control...

2018-02-26 13:14 by scharette
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I am attempting to assemble you RB-Lyn-814 Robot arm. Step A5 on page 9 says to remove the center black screw holding the horn in place on the 485HB servo. The screw was tighten so tight that the head...

2018-02-24 23:54 by njkyle
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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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Has anyone had any success running CH3R code on regular Arduino Uno and not Botboarduino? I've verified that I can communicate with SSC-32 via TX/RX and Software serial. For example I can move one of...

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2018-02-13 04:59 by borbos
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Hello, I have phoenix hexapod with SSC(32U and boatborduino i works with ps2 controler but i want to add a raspberry to have possibility to drive hexapod from my smartphone by sendind commands. boatb...

2018-02-08 16:42 by GUESTWEBFR
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Hi to all, I'm designing a new tracked robot and I'm using the MTS components from lynxmotion. Since I have to build different units, I would like to check all the dimensions before to start with the...

2018-02-08 10:35 by rguimond
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Hi, I am looking at Xan's Phoenix code and i see references to GP Player in many places. As i'm really new at this i have no clue what GP Player is? maybe some different input controller or SSC-32 ...

2018-02-07 14:35 by yozhek
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Hello, I am running the brilliant Phoenix hexapod code on Arduino Mega and SSC-32 for my Phoenix hexapod, works great! I wish to add a head, (using the head to hold/hide a side to side scanning VL53...

2018-02-05 15:46 by yozhek
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in relation to this topic what would help if the digital pins were explicitly told what to connect the actual servo too. Not just Block 6 and 8. what does the shoulder servo connect too? Pin 6 in B...

2018-01-26 16:57 by scharette
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Hi, Just wondering what the correct electrical set up is to operate an A4WD1 combined with the Robotic Arm using a PS2 controller? More specifically, I am just wondering if I can purchase a AL5A/B/D...

2018-01-16 12:16 by bdaouas
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I have been sent here by nelson from track skull to see if there is a download for the ssc32u board to work with the trackskull program and a Logitech extreme3d pro joy stick... I cant seem to get th...

2018-01-15 16:33 by CBenson
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Hi all, There are multiple threads around the forum containing questions, examples and modifications for my code on this moment. I think that it is a good idea to start a new thread for my Phoenix ...

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2018-01-14 11:48 by yozhek
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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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Hi All, I think we all deserve somewhere to talk about the VTail's and here it is. Let's take this thread to talk and share about this special configuration of quadcopter frame. History behind the ...

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2017-12-20 08:51 by DiaLFonZo
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At Rest the GYRO measurements are at zero, the MAG shows small fluctuations around zero, the ACC ROLL & PITCH is zero but Z is > 500. Is that normal? If so, what is it telling us? TY in adva...

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2017-12-12 16:22 by DiaLFonZo
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Anyone know where can I get the Assembled APOD ? Thanks!...

2017-12-11 12:19 by bdaouas
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I want an additional sensor for my multirotor to hold its altitude when hovering indoors. I was thinking a sonar sensor or lidar sensor. Has anyone tried this? There are a number of Arduino solutions ...

2017-12-04 09:40 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi I am making animatronic talking props. I am trying to find out how to power the servos and not have them power on the control board. The prop i am making has 16 servos and the control will run ...

2017-11-27 16:57 by bdaouas
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Hi Again, I would like to mount the Pan and Tilt Kit to A4WD2 lexan plate: http://www.robotshop.com/uk/lynxmotion-pan-and-tilt-kit-aluminium2.html However it looks like I need to cut a rectangular ...

2017-11-27 10:53 by CBenson
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Hello! We purchased the Lynxmotion AL5D, with the purpose to control it with The Tactigon board. Here are first results! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRr_FDRzjL8 The board we used to control h...

2017-11-27 05:58 by The Tactigon
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Hi, I'm planning to buy the A4WD2 rover, and use RoboClaw 2x15A or preferably 2x7.5A on it as a motor controller, the latter I believe should be sufficient with this rover. Are there any mounting poi...

2017-11-26 15:05 by lsolanka
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When I start this program, the Simulator shows the AL5D arm in a geometry which is not quite the actual position of the arm. For example, the actual "forearm" isn't horizontal and the actual...

2017-11-20 10:55 by scharette
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Hello everyone, I recently bought the SSC-32 card with the bluettoth XBEE module from Robotshop. Through the USB port, everything works properly. Now, I want to be able to connect to the card through ...

2017-11-20 09:53 by scharette
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Hello, Under the SSC-32U user guide ( http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/data/lynxmotion_ssc-32u_usb_user_guide.pdf ), On page 17 / Power Considerations, under Wall Adapter, it says: A wall adapter ...

2017-11-16 09:01 by CBenson
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The instructions on how to create and populate a sequence aren't clear enough or detailed enough for me. I created a new sequence/pattern, but was unable to string together a sequence of frames, each ...

2017-11-15 12:18 by scharette
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I know that one can use different arduino shields with a botboarduino. Is it possible to link a raspberry pi with the botboarduino?...

2017-11-13 09:49 by CBenson
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Hi, Well, having given my new Scout a 'Hip Replacement' - a new servo was DOA, I fitted a warranty replacement and it works fine. :) It can now stand up! Yay! :) Then the magic smoke appeared :( T...

2017-11-12 15:49 by ultraweasel
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What is Visuino? Visuino is the latest innovative software from Mitov Software. A visual programming environment allowing you to program your Arduino boards. It currently supports the official Arduino...

2017-11-09 09:06 by Chris Krumenacker
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Hi, Can you connect more than 1 of these to a computer at once? If so, is there a limit to how many (other than number of COM ports supported by the OS)? Thank you!...

2017-11-08 08:19 by beastlike
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In this guide for assembling the A4WD1: http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build122.htm There are "3mm x 6mm Steel Phillips Head Tapping Screws" mentioned. Which of the following Product ...

2017-11-06 12:33 by bdaouas
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I've been adding terrain adaption functionality to the "phoenix". http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2hA1rsTuHcg ...

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2017-10-31 06:48 by innerbreed
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Hello! I am building a tracked robot and I want to use the Lynxmotion 9T sprockets (paired) and 2" tracks. I am going to make the chassis of CNC aluminum with holes for shafts on the sides, there...

2017-10-30 09:19 by CBenson
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I seem to have lost a package of "M3 screws, nuts and washers" for Step C8 on page 36 of the PLTW instructions. Is it possible to give me the URL of the exact page for this part (the screw)...

2017-10-25 15:08 by CBenson
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I'm looking for a robot arm for a college class that I'm taking. The professor recommended the Lynxmotion AL5 family (I might pick 814 or 843 from those). But I downloaded the assembly manual, and my ...

2017-10-11 08:18 by CBenson
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Using "Arm Base Assembly Guide v2.1." After Step 9, my assembly looks like Figure 9, however, I have two questions about the rotation. Viewed from the top, my unit will rotate (manually - w...

2017-10-10 07:52 by CBenson
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Using [font=Verdana] AL5D Arm Assembly Instructions Rev. 2.1. [/font] It would be nice to know exactly which Lexan parts need to have a protective covering removed, or, if it's all of them, which...

2017-10-10 07:46 by CBenson
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