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Hi All, Am new to robotics and I purchased my first basic robot building kit from Waveshare, Alphabot powered by Raspberry Pi and with Pi Camera. The assembly and raspberry installation went really w...

2018-04-18 09:02 by scharette
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Hi all, My students have presented me with a program for the search and rescue competition using Lego Mindstorms EV3. The program makes sense to me, but it doesn't seem to work properly. I can't seem...

2018-04-13 10:20 by CBenson
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Hello, Does the dobot conveyer belt require the robot arm to be operated? Can it be powered, programmed, and controlled independent of a robot arm?...

2018-04-09 10:35 by bdaouas
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Hello, I'd like to use Lego to build an automatic laser pointer toy to entertain my cat. I'd like to program it with multiple patterns and have it activate automatically at a certain time each day. ...

2018-03-11 09:41 by Yahenda
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Hi Im a new user here. Im working with Lego EV3 software and Im trying to create a program that has one push button on the first EV3 that makes the bluetooth signal. The second EV3 receives the messa...

2018-03-07 15:26 by CBenson
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Hi, I'm trying to build a rover with Lynxmotion A4WD1, Sabertooth motor controller and Pixhawk Cube 2.1. I made it work with R/C Taranis X9D+. However, I have three questions: 1) I cannot reverse it...

2018-02-26 12:50 by DiaLFonZo
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[highlight=#fbfbfb]Hello everyone[/highlight] [highlight=#fbfbfb]Do you Know The type of IR Recevier RoboPhilo Needs. My servocontroller did not come with one.[/highlight] [highlight=#f...

2018-02-26 12:29 by DiaLFonZo
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Hi I have 12 brand new boe bot robot kits usb made by parallax for sale. Would anyone know where I could sell them.They retail at £150. I would like 70 each. Thanks...

2018-02-13 14:10 by scharette
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i have the laser engraver i have followed all to put it together can you tell me all of the programs and software for the comp that i need to make it run and also which os is best to use i have from ...

2018-02-12 06:37 by Elton27
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Can you tell me where you keep your assembly instructions for the A4WD1 rover with 5 dof robotic arm? I have recently purchased the Rover and a Robotic arm for me and my nephew to play with and we ne...

2018-02-06 14:53 by DiaLFonZo
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Hello, I am having trouble with the color sensor from my Vex IQ Super Kit. It does not read all the colors from the calibration sheet correctly. But I cannot find any instructions on how to actually ...

2018-02-06 11:51 by bdaouas
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Sadly a construction error caused all of the splines to break off the encoder wheel on one of my robots on 3 out of 4 wheels. Please tell me if it is possible to source these as spare parts, I would o...

2018-01-31 12:24 by rguimond
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Hi, I bought the 4 wheel omnibot and the 4 wheel meccanum robot. The meccanum robot will move left, right, fwd, back rotate left and rotate right. The omnibot (which has wheels on the corners at 45...

2018-01-30 10:02 by DiaLFonZo
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Bonjour, je suis reellement interesse par le graveur laser. Kit d'Engraveur Laser LaserBot MakeBloc Code de produit: RB-Mab-240 je voudrais savoir si le logiciel est livré avec le kit, sous quelle f...

2018-01-19 12:48 by DiaLFonZo
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As the title says i am a beginner in robotics but am not a beginner in programming and electronics (BSc in Computer Engineering). I am between the two robots stated in the subject but cant decide. I ...

2018-01-18 05:22 by rOcKoN
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Hi: I want to build a clock using a circular bubble level (see links below for photo and video as an example) and I'm wondering if you have a pan and tilt stage, or some other kind of stage, that wi...

2018-01-03 16:42 by scharette
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Hello would really appreciate some help. I am not great on teach stuff! My son has a new EV3 and I am desperately trying to get it working for him. I cant connect to Bluetooth it shows up on my sons i...

2017-12-27 10:54 by CBenson
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Hi everyone, I'm new to robotics but from past experience I will be familiar with the techniques of Arduino programming. How does Python or Node JS programming communicate with this robot? I unders...

2017-12-10 10:32 by RobPullan85
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I have seen this video for Biloid climbing up and goes down https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N8CIbv3s3ls can any one help me and provide me with the task and motion files. I`m new to this community...

2017-12-06 10:38 by scharette
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Dear Friend, I want to know the motors used and their torque and specifications in OWI-535 robotic arm edge kit. Please help me....

2017-12-01 16:44 by bdaouas
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Hello Apologies if this isn't the correct forum to ask this question. I'm looking to buy a robot for my boyfriend as a gift. Ideally something that he can physically build and then programme. He ha...

2017-11-27 11:26 by scharette
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Hello, I received a new GoPiGo3 Base Kit a few days ago. The right motor is slower than the left, which causes the robot to go in a circle instead of in at straight line. I have done the following ...

2017-11-06 13:50 by zackrisson
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Hi, I tried to update the firmware on my A2 because the printer started to behave very oddly (filling outside the shape, printing in the air, etc). I opened the folder <Firmware Source v2.4> ...

2017-11-02 23:07 by GLefebvre
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João Marcos wrote (ref: http://www.robotshop.com/blog/en/robot-construction-kits-13107) Please, I need a Robotic Kit with the characteristics below, which one do you recommend? Educational robot ki...

2017-11-01 12:49 by CBenson
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I am new to robotics and am interested in learning by building my first robotic device. I would like it to simply pop up automatically from a lying flat position - picture something like a skeleton t...

2017-10-30 15:23 by scharette
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I bought this material and it doesn't work when i connect il to an Me Orion. I think that the problem comes from the "MakeBlock Me 8A 6-12V High-Power Encoder Motor Controller" because when ...

2017-10-27 12:30 by elge
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Was needing the diameter of both ends of the VEX Universal Joint supplier product code 276-2723 (RB-Inn 341). If you could get back to me with those sizes at your earliest convenience that would be gr...

2017-10-25 16:12 by CBenson
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My grandson who is about to turn 8 has asked for something to do with robots for his birthday. I have some technical skills (software), but he lives 3,000 miles away and neither of his parents are ver...

2017-10-11 20:08 by zenoiue
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Greetings. During a software upgrade suggested by mindstorm ev3 home edition there was a power brake and the updating computer shot dawn. The computer is now active but the ev3 main brick does not tor...

2017-10-09 12:14 by Mark92630
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[highlight=#ffffff]I am building a drone that is needed to withstand high temperatures associated with structural fires (600 C or 1100 F). I've decided that a carbon fiber frame would be...

2017-10-02 10:04 by DiaLFonZo
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hello, are there any robots you offer that is capable of travelling a 12 inch diameter pipe and make 90 degree turns within this pipe?...

2017-09-22 08:58 by bdaouas
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I recently purchased one robot kit from nexus. It has a demo code to move robot like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=40giZE5tV4k But I would like to read the four e...

2017-09-21 23:49 by Sayed Maulana Iqbal
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Hello all, We introduce robotics in middle school and I am hoping to have students learn basics of construction before they get there to try and offset the learning curve. LegoLand has a car area wh...

2017-09-19 20:25 by seansensei
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Looking for the measurements of all the parts in the Braccio kit....

2017-09-19 10:16 by scharette
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Hi, I've received my ' mBot V1.1 2.4G ' last week. Today I tried to connect it with a Google Chromebook by using the USB cable and the mBlock-app. It worked at the beginning, but suddenly (when I tr...

2017-09-11 08:37 by DiaLFonZo
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My granddaughter has just started the 5th grade. The school she goes to starts robotics for those interested 5th graders. She is definitely interested and very excited. Could I get some ideas on maybe...

2017-09-01 09:44 by CBenson
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I am trying to get my robot to turn. I am using the MD25 in serial mode, hooked up to an Arduino and 2 EMG30 motors. I looked at the MD25 documentation: http://www.robot-electronics.co&...

2017-08-30 11:16 by Dexter
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I use an assmbly kit for our graduate intake to test for team skills to build something. we have used Knex up to now but i want a more robotic based assembly kit for them to assemble. We need somethi...

2017-08-24 13:52 by scharette
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I have an Afinibot A1 which has been printing for a little while now. I came across another post here that had an updated firmware ( 07-28-2016 ) so I thought I would update. Bad idea, now my bot won...

2017-08-22 15:40 by CBenson
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Hello Two weeks ago I bought A5 3D printer After assembly, I tested it and I found some problem out with Z axis like below 1. When I excute "Auto home", X, Y axis moves properly (moves ba...

2017-07-14 10:14 by DiaLFonZo
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I have ARDUINO R3 UNO, two Wheatstone shields (RB-Onl-38) interfacing two load cels strain gauges. I am looking to have a sd card data logger shield to my system. May I know the wiring?...

2017-07-05 12:29 by bdaouas
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What power source does the Hagisonic StarGazer use? I noticed in the product description that it comes with a "Power Adapter 100-240VAC." Does this mean one can plug the StarGazer into a wall outl...

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2017-06-28 16:45 by scharette
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My son and I have just finished the mBot Rover and it is awesome. So next we want to refurbish an old R2D2 toy he had that is no longer operational and replace the micro controller with an arduino. It...

2017-06-05 11:25 by bdaouas
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Hello, I have a wildlife project I am working on. There is a dense rainforest. I am surveying wildlife. Quite dangerous, so I don't want to go in on foot. Sort of a defined area. I need BOTH audio ...

2017-05-25 15:52 by bdaouas
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Hello, I've purchased a Herkulex DRS-0601 but I can't find the corresponding Solidworks file online. Is there anywhere I can download the solidworks file from? Thank you, Nick...

2017-05-24 13:56 by DiaLFonZo
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Order #: 494283 Product #: RB-Aff-27 (Afinibot A9) The printer work great for about two months then I started having issue printing. The print would stick to the bed and make a filament mess. It ...

2017-05-19 11:44 by DiaLFonZo
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Our school purchased 10 of these kits. We are having difficulty with getting most of the servos to step. We are not able to move on to the infrared sensors or the rest of the coding. PLEASE HELP! ...

2017-05-08 11:04 by bdaouas
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Hi, I am making a speed trap that requires a 20 foot long cable to connect a color sensor to the sensor port on my EV3. Do you have either a long cable or a female-female connection port? Thanks fo...

2017-04-26 12:20 by CBenson
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I have been using a Vex V.5 quite fine for several years. But it has been having some communication issues, lately. So I am considering an Arduino. The assemblage of Vex (and non-Vex) sensors wil...

2017-04-26 09:26 by sd_875
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I am new to Vex Robotics. I have been invited to a Vex Robotic Demo at the end of the month. I have the Robot Arm installed. Are they any sample codes related to getting the Vex Robot Arm to move tha...

2017-04-18 08:12 by CBenson
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