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I want to do Mohs hardness tests of phone screens using a robot arm. That involves the arm holding a pen with the Mohs and attempting to engrave on the phone screen with a known force. I think what I'...

2018-03-15 13:11 by tomcam
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Hi, I have been given the task of investigating the possibility to create a robot arm that are capable of moving a cup of coffee, say 300g weight and a cup diameter of 7-8 centimeters, from a pick up...

2018-03-15 09:07 by CBenson
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Hello! I have bought Lynxmotion AL5D robotic arm (https://www.robotshop.com/en/lynxmotion-al5d-4-degrees-of-freedom-robotic-arm-combo-kit-no-software.html) and it includes the controlling board SSC-...

2018-02-20 13:50 by scharette
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I am interested in purchasing a robotic arm that would have the following performance criteria: I am looking for an arm that can grip a 100ml glass graduated cylinder (diameter=32mm) filled with 100mL...

2018-01-23 02:14 by berardi
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Dear sir, I am using the AL5D with SSC-32 RIOS. All works fine but in the Lynx ARM Config- and the MOVES - Menue the gripper is shown fully open when it's closed and fully closed, when it's open. B...

2018-01-08 09:07 by CBenson
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I purchased a Dobot Magician and cannot get my computer to see it on ports. I have tried my Microsoft Surface, windows 10, a lenovo yoga, windows 10, and an older toshiba with windows xp. I have tri...

2018-01-05 11:18 by rguimond
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Bonjour/Bonsoir, Je me présente je suis Brandon SIMON-VERMOT, je suis actuellement étudiant en tant qu'ingénieur en informatique industrielle, au cours de ma formation, je dois réaliser un projet...

2018-01-05 09:57 by DiaLFonZo
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Hello guys, I am searching for a robotic arm. The application is to test out IMU sensor (attach it to the end of robot arm). The followings are my requirements: 1) The arm needs to be very articulat...

2017-12-15 10:15 by scharette
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[highlight=#e7eaef]Hi,[/highlight] [highlight=#e7eaef]I have found the online robot arm calculator from the society of robots website. The link is mentioned below[/highlight] [highlight=#e7eaef...

2017-12-08 17:09 by CBenson
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Dear, I want to know, how to calculate the motor torque with respective to the robotic arm length... I tried some of calculations. But i did not get an accurate answer. Please teach me how to calcu...

2017-12-04 11:30 by DiaLFonZo
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I am considering purchase of the above robotic arm. How is voice activation processed with this kit? Any additional hardware or software required?...

2017-11-27 16:02 by scharette
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Hi, I am planning to build a 6axis ( 6Dof ) robot similar to Kuka Kr6 with a payload of 3kg and reach of 500mm. I am confused on how to calculate the required torque for the motors. Any guidance ...

2017-11-23 08:44 by CBenson
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I'd like to get back to fussing with a Lynx 6 Robotic Arm that I've not even looked at since 2008. It all worked nicely back then, but the software that came with the kit doesn't run on the computer I...

2017-10-23 14:00 by scharette
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Can anyone help with Step 7? The second through sixth pictures provided in Step 7 at learn.mime.co.uk do not do an adequate job of showing where the clear plastic side parts go alongside the servo. We...

2017-10-20 11:21 by CBenson
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Hey guys, I recently bought the AL5D robotic arm ( the one on this site http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-868-al5d-robotic-arm-combo-kit-botboarduino.aspx ), and I wanted to control it using the ps2 contr...

2017-10-19 13:40 by scharette
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Hello, I am wanting to use a Robotic Arm to create a simple crane/grabber display using a self programmed PLC and HMI. I know the majority of the higher end kits will allow Python/Arduino/ROS for op...

2017-10-17 12:12 by scharette
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Hello Could you please provide a gripper with the following characteristics. ⋅ Can gripper open up 6 inches and above. ⋅ Can the gripper work with a servo versus motor c...

2017-10-12 13:15 by bdaouas
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I am puzzled. I am having problems getting FlowArm to work. I checked all connections and as a test used the free SSC-32 servo sequencer utility and everything works as expected. If I use FlowArm it ...

2017-08-30 14:14 by scharette
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Hi I am quite new to robotics and started my studies in robotics like 3 months ago. I bought the robot arm in the link below, I want to get rid of the Wired controller and install a micro controlle...

2017-08-30 07:50 by CBenson
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I just purchased the robotic arm combo kit SKU AL5DCU-KT. It states that you can control it with a PS2 controller. Can you use a wireless controller or does it need to be wired? Thank you, Greg ...

2017-08-25 11:15 by scharette
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The servos on my arms do not work correctly esp. when trying to use all at once. A fellow teacher and I trouble shot this issue for several hours. After following posts, we determined that is was th...

2017-08-17 08:02 by CBenson
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We purchased a Dobot arm from you recently and it is working well. We need to order some connectors to plug into the peripheral interface at the back (specifically SW1) and would like to know the part...

2017-08-16 08:29 by bdaouas
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What are the dimensions of this suction cup? Product Code : RB-Anv-01 http://www.robotshop.com/en/vacuum-gripper-cup.html I searched the forums and may have come across an outside diameter measur...

2017-08-03 00:28 by gkuehner
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Hi ! I am planning on building a AL5A PS2 controlled arm using an Arduino UNO, and I am having problems for the code which i took from the Lynxmotion website. (http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/b...

2017-08-01 11:48 by scharette
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Hello, We are working on a time sensitive project using the AL5D 4DOF KIT (SALES ORDER#577483) and having difficulty removing the screw for the HS-485HB horn Step A5. The screw is in very tight and I...

2017-07-19 15:31 by irishdowd10
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Dear Sir/Madam I got given your OW1-535 Robotic Arm Edge kit as a present. But when I assembled it a few days ago it didn't work. Essentially all five motors only work in one direction and the light ...

2017-06-22 09:06 by bdaouas
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I am having difficulty moving my robot through flowarm and lynxterm and the servo utility sequencer. The software finds my robot but when I try to move the robot nothing is happening. Sometimes the ro...

2017-06-02 14:15 by scharette
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English: Hello, I am a trainee in a 3D printer company, I have a mission to automate a printer with the robot arm AL5D. The robot will take the support in the printer and replace a new one automatical...

2017-06-02 11:47 by scharette
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Will the SSC-32 Servo Sequencer run on Windows 10? As soon as we hook up the SSC-32 to an old laptop running XP the servo immediately responds but no responses on Windows 10. We downloaded the curren...

2017-06-02 11:29 by scharette
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Hello, Im an art student about to move into my third year of practice, and I have quite an ambitious project in mind. I currently work with silicon prosthetic parts but have decided I want to add mo...

2017-05-23 14:07 by bdaouas
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[highlight=#ffffff]Hey there! I'm a newcomer to the forum and also a beginner with robotics/mechatronics but I've purchased and built the MeArm deluxe kit as part of a project. The problem is I would...

2017-04-17 10:21 by CBenson
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Hello I have the AL5D arm kit I want to control the arm with Labview. It has the [highlight=#ffffff] SSC-32U microcontroller [/highlight] 1 - Is it possible to interface the microcontroller with L...

2017-04-11 16:11 by scharette
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Me and my friend from class have recently been given one of these old robot arms, and we are really excited to try to connect it to an arduino and see what we can do with it. However, I have not been ...

2017-04-05 15:07 by CBenson
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I just finished assembling the AL5D and made sure that the connections were sufficiently tight that the arm can retain a 90 degree angle on its own without power yet not so tight that the motors would...

2017-03-08 17:46 by AnthonyPaulO
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Hello everyone, I need to add a motor (48v dc would be best) to the end of a robot arm (such as Universal Robotic's UR5) to perform sanding, buffing, and polishing. Does anyone know of a quick way t...

2017-02-08 09:49 by DiaLFonZo
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How difficult would it be for a beginner to get a robotic arm programmed to move across a particular length at set distances and timing intervals? I'm talking ABSOLUTE beginner :) Everything that I ca...

2017-02-06 08:59 by CBenson
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Dear Sir/Madam Hello I am from Japan and writing this message to ask you about Lynxmotion AL5D PLTW Robotic Arm Kit. I am thinking to use this robot in a factory and planning to move it for a long p...

2017-01-27 09:32 by CBenson
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Hi, I would like to make this robot-arm for personal purpose at home & kind of confused for how to use it without a computer/laptop. In a nutshell, What is required to operate a Robot-Arm (per de...

2016-12-30 08:49 by CBenson
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Hi, I am helping my kids build a robot. The robot has two arms that extend and retract. Like this one but without the grip mechanism (https://www.hexbug.com/vex-robotics-robotic-arm.html?gclid=CjwKEAi...

2016-12-19 15:04 by CBenson
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Hi, I am trying to build a robotic arm and want to know what Mac software or online tool or an ipad app I can use to design the arm mechanics and joints. I have attached an image of the type of arm i ...

2016-12-12 09:16 by CBenson
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Hello all, trying to help my son finish up his robot arm, any help is appreciated. I ordered the Botboarduino version of the ALD5 arm along with a PS2 controller kit. When we get done all ...

2016-12-02 10:01 by pbiancardi
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Hi, I can't seem to get my robot arm to move. Any help possibly?...

2016-11-28 09:00 by CBenson
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My high school class has recently purchased a AL5D Arm from Lynxmotion and when we went to pull up the program it asked for an activation code. We didn't receive any activation code with the robot. So...

2016-11-17 15:15 by CBenson
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The base plate that sits on the bearings falls off when the arm is extended to its maximum. Is there supposed to be a screw to hold it to the mounting base? Where does it go?...

2016-11-09 16:42 by CBenson
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Hi there, We got a AL5D and have it assembled. But the problem is that the servo shakes and appears unstable for precise positioning or gripping. HS-805BB and HS-755BB seems to be the source of shaki...

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2016-11-07 12:29 by diilii
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Hello, I want to program my robotic arm to move in a specific sequence of motion without any human control. What products would I have to buy to program such movement. My arm is something like the im...

2016-10-31 10:16 by scharette
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Hi i need the list of robotic arms which are compatible with mac machine for swiping cards....

2016-10-27 09:15 by scharette
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Hi everyone, my project is to make a robotic arm but I don't really know what component I should buy. Can someone tell me which servo to buy, or what is a power circuit board thanks...

2016-10-11 11:38 by CBenson
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Order#: 1300014836, ordered on the 26.7.16 Hello! I've a problem with the servos in the Medium-Duty Wrist Rotate Kit for the ALD5 arm (the version with the Feetech FS6535M replacement servo): they d...

2016-10-11 04:36 by Johnny0815
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Dear all I would like to achieve the grasping and placing task for a robotic arm AL5B and Botboarduino. I've read through the following link and the three code examples provided by Robotshop. http:...

2016-10-03 08:26 by CBenson
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