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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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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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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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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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Attached a 360 gear camera to a Lynxmotion A4WD1 robot. Ran it through some grass and over some rocks. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z6tjhSHs9Uc&feature=youtu.be ...

2017-07-17 18:45 by dennisma
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Hello, I am wondering if anyone has a clever way of charging their battery inside the A4WD1 without taking of the top cover every time. Maybe a charge port or something. Not sure how that would work...

2017-04-06 12:21 by CBenson
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Hello everybody, I am a new Rover user and I got a Lynxmotion A4WD1. I would like to design a tracking algorithm just like Mark (awesome tracking algorithm by the way !) but I don't have a camera, I ...

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2017-03-31 12:30 by CBenson
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Hi everyone! I bet you thought I haven't been doing anything with robotics. Well, I have been quite busy! I just finished the 3D CAD for W.A.L.T.E.R. 3.0. This is a very configurable and expandable c...

2016-12-31 01:51 by linuxguy
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Hi, I am exploring a option to control Lynxmotion Aluminum A4WD1 Rover (w/ Encoders) (product code:RB-Lyn-654) by using EZ-B V4 wifi controller . Lynxmotion Aluminum A4WD1 Rover kit comes with Sab...

2016-08-25 10:30 by Avnathvani
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To whom it may concern, I have bought a A4WD1 Spektrum R_C Control robot kit and have assembled the kit to what the manual stated. However after a few days, whenever I connect the batteries and on the...

2016-02-04 16:23 by DiaLFonZo
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Remember this movie, with George Peppard? This was the movie with the cool tri-wheeled armored transport they used to escape the brutal environment after the world had a nuclear war. The vehicle had ...

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2015-12-28 13:44 by gregorej
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Hey guys, I had already built a rover and now I plan to upgrade it. I feel that the communication part is the one that requires a upgrade very badly. I planning to achieve a range of 3Km. I wil...

2015-09-29 14:14 by CBenson
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I'm interested in mounting a Canon DSLR camera to the [highlight=#ffffff] [/highlight] [highlight=#ffffff]A4WD1 v2 Robot chasis. Much like the Minibot +DSLR. Is it possible to mount my DSLR t...

2015-09-14 11:59 by bdaouas
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Greetings! I ordered a MakeBlock Starter Kit with Electronics yesterday. I decided if I was going to get something for robotics before I got my stuff down here from Oregon, that I would have to get s...

2015-08-07 10:23 by CBenson
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I’m an engineer student at Itasca Community College (ICC), and I’m working in the school’s concept lab this summer. ICC has many summer camps for the engineering program, and one of the project ...

2015-07-16 14:45 by CBenson
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Yes, W.A.L.T.E.R. will be returning to the lime light soon, and I just ordered a few additional parts for him. I think W.A.L.T.E.R. is truely an SES robot now. You just have to look at all the SES h...

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2015-07-16 14:36 by linuxguy
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Hi I am new to this stuff and am looking to build a camera rover to be used for inspections. I am somewhat familiar with UAV technology having built a couple of DJI F450 quad copters using a AR12020 s...

2015-06-25 08:17 by DiaLFonZo
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We currently have a A6WD rover with the 6 wheels and motors and the sabertooth 2x25. I connected all the left motors to the M1A AND M1B ports and connected all the right motors to M2A AND M2B ports. W...

2015-01-05 13:33 by CBenson
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In Robotshop website product "RB-Lyn-654" (A4WD1 rover kit with encoders) displays with V1 chassis. However, the same product in Lynxmotion website displays with V2 chassis. Please clarify...

2014-12-01 09:51 by OYVT
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For my 1st A4WD1 Rover w/PS2 Control & ALD5 Arm, I used the code at https://github.com/Lynxmotion/Rovers/blob/Botboarduino/PS2_Arm_Rover/PS2_Arm_Rover.ino Per Lynxmotion Technical Support, at L...

2014-11-28 11:09 by CBenson
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I got my order from Lynxmotion yesterday, and this is what happened.. IMG_20140218_101715.jpg IMG_20140218_101748.jpg IMG_20140218_100637.jpg Yes, I built a new rover! This one uses two CR ...

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2014-07-10 13:50 by linuxguy
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Not sure how many people might be interested in this. As many of you know, I have been playing around with some Teensy 3.1 boards and have had some boards fabricated to make it easier to connect to s...

2014-07-10 12:22 by linuxguy
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I am planning on purchasing the A4WD2 and I was just wondering how many battery packs are required? It says it's compatible with 12.0 Volt Ni-MH 2800mAh Battery Pack (BAT-01) and 6.0 Volt Ni-MH 2800mA...

2014-06-17 08:07 by altmky
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Hi. I am a newcomer to robotics. I have a 4wd1 chassis with standard motors, and a sabre tooth 2x12 controller and botboarduino on order. I plan to experiment with both running it on RC mode , and ...

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2014-03-31 18:11 by jarcand
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While working on a 'bot for the HBRobotics club and was thinking about what brackets to use to secure a pari of R/C servos to the 4" plastic disks, I first considered a pair of ASB04 brackets. W...

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2014-03-31 17:36 by KM6VV
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How do I add a servo to the Flowbotics 2WD program? I have a scoop attached to front but with no way to control its respective servo. How can I add the other servo?...

2014-03-06 18:28 by jarcand
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Hello :) i am new and i want to build me a rover-robot using the lynxmotion A6WD2 kit. i already googled a lot and searched for parts and now i have some questions before i buy all the stuff^^ i wa...

2014-03-04 09:45 by CBenson
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Hello I have built a 2wd rover with a scoop attached to the front using the ssc-32 sequencer, I used the servo erector set. When I open the servo sequencer or 2wd rover program in flowbotics, I connec...

2014-03-01 17:47 by Mask_Fireclaw
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I spent a few hours playing "Tinker Toy" with SES brackets, just seeing what I could build, with the general idea of building a small balancing robot. I need something to learn about IMUs wi...

2014-01-15 18:12 by linuxguy
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I want to build one of these. A all terrain vehicle with camera. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/earth/earthvideo/7618965/Introducing-BeetleCam.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; I have ...

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2014-01-06 10:25 by CBenson
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Hi, I recently obtained an Arduino Uno and I'm really excited to build a small indoor and outdoor rover! I'd like to build and program a smallish dirt road rover that avoids obstacles, manipulates sma...

2013-12-30 21:29 by DiaLFonZo
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I need confirmation from those who have used the Rover kit from Lynxmotion. I am wondering if I can connect the botboarduino to a raspberry pi via alamode interface connector (I think that's what you...

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2013-12-26 13:26 by kurte
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have any of you guys found any mecanum wheels? I would like to build an rc rover (yes I know, not a real robot) and my FIRST team's (1014 woot) robot this year has mecanum wheels, and after having dri...

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2013-10-09 16:02 by CBenson
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hi all This is all new to me so here I go I want to build a beetle cam I have just received my items see below Lynxmotion Aluminum A4WD1 Kit for RC Product code : RB-Lyn-461 1 DDT540 Direct...

2013-09-05 17:17 by Carlitos
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I have an older 4WD rover with the Basic chip, and am interested to switching to Arduino. I know such a rover is available, can someone point me to some sample code to make the thing go once assemble...

2013-08-19 08:04 by CBenson
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Hello, I am trying to program one to the tutorial given programs to test the movement of the motors. I have downloaded the program onto the botboard but the robot sits idle and does not appear to un...

2013-06-25 17:23 by Carlitos
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Hi, Could anyone provide the above Chassis 2D Dimension. Thanks in advance...

2013-06-25 17:10 by Carlitos
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Here's a picture of my latest eBay score. These arrived yesterday and I was quite pleased when I saw the condition. the eBay auction I purchased just had a vague view of them both selling them as pa...

2013-04-27 19:28 by KM6VV
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Hi guys, I was wondering if I could have some help/advice with my Johnny 5 build. I am fairly new to robotics, this is my first proper robot build (don't think a Boe Bot counts). I also have a neurolo...

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2013-04-20 14:48 by fatfrank69
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Hi All, I've been searching through both the forums and the lynxmotion website and I can't seem to find any solid models or even basic mechanical drawings of the A4WD1 rover. Does anyone know if thes...

2013-04-15 13:21 by KM6VV
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Im new to this stuff but not to RC. I work in a hobby shop. Im geting into robot. I got the awd1 3 days ago. got it working with my DX7 spektrum radio. But when i go backwards the left side gos fast b...

2013-04-09 09:02 by CodeMaster
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Hi, I really need some help on how to start my programming for the Arduino Leonardo to make the 4wd1 autonomous. I need some clear guidelines so I could actually start programming. Thanks for the help...

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2013-04-08 03:39 by daisygrm
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Hi, I just bought the A4WD1 autonomous kit (botboarduino). I'm really new to electronic and the assembly guide doesn't provide much information. As I would like to avoid toasting everything when I'll...

2013-04-01 12:40 by CBenson
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Hello, I would like to know how I can go about calculating what speeds on the motors correspond to different turning angles for the Sabertooth 2x12. I am using the simplified serial protocol and ...

2013-03-25 20:55 by rightangle
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Hi all! I just want to extend my Lynxmotion A4WD1 base with a special "Flipper arm", like for example here: https://www.robotshop.com/Images/xbig/en/superdroid-lft-surveillance...

2013-03-19 12:01 by CBenson
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Alright guys, hoping for some community support on this project. Goals: A) Build a robot that has the capacity to learn autonomous features through software upgrades. I am able to write the software,...

2013-03-12 09:03 by CBenson
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Rovers.jpg As I mentioned in another thread, I have also been playing around with a new Rover by Orion Robotics: http://www.orionrobotics.com/Razor-4WD_p_249.html. Electronically this rover is set...

2013-01-23 15:19 by KM6VV
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Essentially as a Christmas present to my boyfriend I'd like to give him all the parts and components to build his own remote controlled camera buggy/car for his photography hobby. I'm sorry for being...

2012-12-03 11:37 by CBenson
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It's been sometime but I owe it to the forums to say thanks for the help that you all provided with the controls of the robot we did for our senior design project. Best to watch the video :) Thanks...

2012-10-26 15:34 by CBenson
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Looking for some advice on components to build RC 4wd or 6wd platform for holding DSLR camera. Will need to have tilt function. Also needs good range and big enough to put a shell around it to cover...

2012-10-19 20:13 by zoomkat
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