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I am seeking universal humanoid robot for industrial use - for house cleaning, food processing, textile handling and so on. The robot should not be aesthetically pleasant or it should not have to have...

2018-04-26 11:56 by scharette
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I'm real new to this type of work I purchased a engraver/laser combo #3018 and the board is a woodpecker GRBL0.9 It comes with a 24 volt dc motor it makes a lot of noise so I would like to put a 24 vo...

2018-04-26 11:44 by DiaLFonZo
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I have a Rover on an arduino board and the computer doesn't connect on it. The green is lit, but barely and flash on and off. I tried drivers and follow the flowchart for troubleshooting. Do you have ...

2018-04-26 11:25 by scharette
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Hello again. I completed the build of a BH-3 and am trying to upload the Phoenix code from https://github.com/Lynxmotion/3DOF-4DOF-Hex/tree/master/BotBoarduino/3%20DoF%20Ready/BotBoarduino_CH3R_PS2 bu...

2018-04-24 16:13 by rschlenk
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Hello, I need help to select the the right gear motor for a ground rover project. The rover weighs 50 kg with 6 independent wheels (martian rover style) so i need 6 motors, it has to go slow and need ...

2018-04-18 11:32 by DiaLFonZo
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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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I have built the phoenix hexapod and all is working well except for one aspect. Forward backward goes forward backward, Left right goes left right BUT up down goes down up..... Like when i turn off t...

2018-04-17 16:26 by claytonc2001
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Hi, What Mecanum wheels do you recommend? For your 100mm Mecanum Wheel set (RB-Nex-13), what all do I need to order in addition to the wheel set? Bearings? Adapters to connect to robot? To connec...

2018-04-17 15:05 by DiaLFonZo
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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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Nous avons fait l'achat d'ozobot pour l'école, au début tout allait bien mais dernièrement ils commencent à aller tout croche. Est-ce que l'on peut faire quelque chose pour corriger cette situatio...

2018-04-13 10:14 by CBenson
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I didn't get any software instructions with it. Can you give me a link to download Arduino code for the 15001 3WD 48mm Omni Wheel Robot ?...

2018-04-12 11:30 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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I am having problems calibrating the accelerometer and magnetometer prior to my first flight. I read the instructions. Repeatedly. I have the lynxmotion H500 with quadrino nano. I have completed th...

2018-04-09 10:10 by DiaLFonZo
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I guess I am a complete numpty, but as well as not being able to install the Quadrino Nano FCT software on 5 different PCs due presumably to either a Windows or anti-virus issue, I am struggling to fi...

2018-04-09 08:49 by DiaLFonZo
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I have a couple of questions about these omni wheels. What are the bearing dimensions that's used for the main axle? Is there a package that can be ordered to use these as a caster, and directly to ...

2018-03-29 13:59 by CBenson
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Hi, When I have been running my rover v2 robot, the gearbox is making a very odd sound. I think there is some friction and even after rebuilding the gearbox, the sound has not gone away. I have also u...

2018-03-29 10:00 by CBenson
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Hi, I was just wondering what were the wire connections needed to make the motors work with the on board controller. I know I need to connect the motors to M1 and M2. Is there anything else? Thank y...

2018-03-26 11:32 by CBenson
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Hi, i am trying to build a rover using rocker bogie mechanism and I am planning to install a wireless camera which could give me wireless live feed. can anyone guide me on the type of motors controlle...

2018-03-19 13:47 by scharette
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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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Hi, I'm trying to use the Quadrino Nano Firmware Config Tool on a pc running windows 10 it kept saying I had to download the drivers when I tried to flash it. I clicked the link that takes you to the ...

2018-03-13 11:34 by DiaLFonZo
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I am interested in this chasis for a robot: https://www.robotshop.com/jp/ja/iron-man-4-indoor-tracked-chassis.html The motors have rear shaft, but what is the size of the diameter of the rear ...

2018-03-12 15:55 by CBenson
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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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I want to purchase a quadrupedal robot that is fast enough to adopt multiple locomotion gaits, e.g. walking, trotting. galloping. Most or all of the kits I can see are insect or amphibian inspired (wi...

2018-03-08 09:07 by CBenson
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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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I'mm buying the Lynxmotion Hunter VTail 500 Drone ( T-Motor Combo + Quadrino Nano Controller ) But I’m not sure what remote control I should be buying. Please help. I’m new to this. Thank you....

2018-03-05 09:03 by CBenson
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Hi, I am working with the "4WD Mecanum Wheel Mobile Robotic Platform". I have some questions regarding the motor encoders. From my understanding the PID of the motors should handle the the ...

2018-03-02 09:27 by bdaouas
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I'm working on a university senior design project where we've bought and are using the Lynxmotion HQuad 500 as the base of our project. We are looking to mount some additional sensors and hardware to ...

2018-03-01 12:40 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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1850 Hi! I have SSC-32U (with jumper set to VS1) http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-1032-ssc-32u-usb-servo-controller.aspx Regulated Wall Pack - 6.0vdc 3.0amp http://www.lynxmotion.com/p-753-regulated-wal...

2018-02-26 06:29 by Robotnick
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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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So I was going to buy myself a hexapod kit, but turns out they cost thousands of dollars, so I built one in my favorite game, Kerbal Space Program. Lots of mechs have been made in the game, some even ...

2018-02-20 13:49 by scharette
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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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I have a robot which is called drrobotshop rover i have built it but its very hard to get the threads on it i dont know if i did something wrong but if you put it on it does not run....

2018-02-07 08:54 by CBenson
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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 recently purchased 9 Elenco line tracking robot kits and put them together... 5 of them follow the electrical tape line going in both directions. 2 of them will only follow a line going count...

2018-01-30 13:26 by scharette
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Is there any means of making the robot move faster than it is right now? Also I'm very new to programming and now gotten a hang of the sample code that came with the rover, however I need the robot to...

2018-01-30 10:47 by CBenson
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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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Hi all, as many others I 3D-printed my hexapod parts (Phoenix-like) and used the following configuration: Hardware: - SSC32U - Botboarduino - HS645MG - 9V for VL - 6V for VS Software: - BotBoarduin...

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2018-01-23 09:22 by borbos
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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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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 have been working on the Rover V2 robot set. I am following the starter video but have a problem with the wheels. Just like in the video, when I attached the back wheels on to the motor, they se...

2018-01-08 09:11 by CBenson
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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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Dear RobotShop: I want to purchase the Lynxmotion Aluminum A4WD1 Kit for RC. The product code is: RB-Lyn-461. The A4WD1 kit come with a 6 channel radio control. On the Lynxmotion website I saw this sa...

2018-01-05 15:42 by DiaLFonZo
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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...

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