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Lynxmotion tracked vehicles (including Johnny 5).

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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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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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Hello, I bougnt the kit A4WD1 MTS 12T RC . Now I need more power -more couple- (and less speed) because of my robot is a quite overload. What motors can I buy wich are compatible with the motor driv...

2017-10-02 11:55 by CBenson
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I have a question about the track hardware on this site. I was initially under the assumption that the hardware other than the track (idlers, sprockets, and hubs) were to mount this set of tracks to t...

2017-07-24 10:27 by CBenson
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I'm in the process of building a 70-120 lb robot. It'll have a footprint of 1'x2', probably 70 some pounds without any payload and a theoretical top speed of 31 mph, assuming I use the bigger 3.75&quo...

2017-07-24 09:31 by leberth10
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This is my first time using tracks for a robot, and I'm not quite sure what all I need. I've settles on a design that has two tracks and uses 9 link sprockets. Here's a list of what I know I need: 2 ...

2017-02-09 12:41 by CBenson
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Hi, I have two quick questions about the modular track system and the sprockets. Would I be able to purchase the 18T sprocket for a 2 inch track set and replace the 6mm hub with an 8mm hub or do I ha...

2016-11-01 15:46 by CBenson
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Hi, i'm trying to use Johnny-Five java script with the botboarduino. So for I have tried both StandardFirmata and Standard Firmata Plus. Both have ended up in failures.Could you please help me out?...

2016-10-03 12:25 by scharette
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I want to use a track system on my robot. I ordered two of the Lynxmotion Track - 2" Wide x 21 Links ~23" TRK-01 and 4 pairs of the Lynxmotion Track Sprocket - 6 Tooth. What else would I nee...

2016-01-14 09:33 by CBenson
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Hi, I am doing a project with tri-track robot controller by a ps2 (lynxmotion v1.5) controller and used to tutorial provided by you : http://www.lynxmotion.com/images/html/build138.htm Followed and ...

2015-12-14 15:08 by CBenson
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I need to program a johnny five robot for a school project but i have no idea how to start. I only know the basic about programing and i am absolutely lost for where to start my project,if someone cou...

2015-11-19 11:24 by slatour
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Hi…has anyone here actually used Lynxmotion tracks ….and ran the bot on rough terrain? If so …how did the tracks perform?...

2015-09-08 12:04 by headrc
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Hi everyone, So i recently bought the tracks with a few sprockets, only to realize later that there was a whole kit available for sale. Since i won't throw my actual stuff, can someone with the tri-t...

2015-06-15 11:03 by Fenix
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Hi Everyone, A few years ago while studying at Loughborough University, I built a basic Neurorobotics platform using a Lynxmotion Tri-track. I posted about this on my old blog and Eric Nantel comment...

2015-06-01 08:57 by CBenson
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I was running my RC Tri-Track for around half an hour almost entirely non-stop. After a while, I began to notice that the right motor tends to stall for some reason. It seems to run fine going straigh...

2015-05-05 22:03 by KPS
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My Tri-Track RC Combo just arrived today, and after putting it together, wiring it up, and turn the robot and the remote on, it didn't move. I moved the dip switch to Independent Control to see if tha...

2015-01-29 10:13 by DiaLFonZo
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Do you have a kit or method talking about how to use the tri-track chassis with encoders? I really like the kit, but don't entirely want a chassis thats going to be flaky to determine position/speed e...

2014-10-29 17:07 by njoak
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Kinda new to the robotics world but can anyone help with the things that I would need to make a recon style bot using the Tri-Track chassis, would like to have R/C and a wireless camera If you can ...

2014-10-14 08:10 by CBenson
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Hi Everyone, I would like to have more information about the Lynxmotion "Track - 2" Wide x 21 links" package. Do this product contain also the rivets and bushings to fix everything? O...

2014-06-18 14:05 by neosky94
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HI everyone, here is something I have been working on for some time. I eventually plan on using it in some form of combat eventually. I still have alot of work left to do on it but I finally got some ...

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2014-04-26 04:59 by myblack60impala
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[youtube]http://youtu.be/i77_O12RduU[/youtube] I'm trying to figure out if my alignment is a little off, or if this is just normal. The tracks are a lot quieter when the robot is on the ground. When ...

2014-04-23 08:32 by CBenson
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is it possible to switch out the motors in the tri-track to stronger motors...

2014-03-03 10:10 by Madbuilder
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The theoritical static torque required was around 27 kg-cm. For the first time when we tested,the servo was able to draw the rated current of about 5.1 A at 7.4 v and was hence able to lift the arm. B...

2014-01-09 16:03 by CBenson
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Hi guys, I am very new to lynxmotion and robotics in general. I am doing a project for Science Olympiad where one has to construct a vehicle that can move different objects to different goals. I orde...

2014-01-09 11:54 by CBenson
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I'm going to make a semi-autonomous robotic tank, I'll be using the 3" treads. I'd like the robot to be as quiet as economically possible. I don't really know what to do. I'm looking for somethin...

2013-12-30 21:46 by DiaLFonZo
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My team and I are working on using the TriTrack in combination with the National Instruments DaNI (running Labview) to create a semi-autonomous system to be used for the disposal of hypothetical bombs...

2013-12-11 16:57 by CBenson
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Is the Tri-Track Chassis Combo Kit for RC waterproof? I need a tracked vehicle that can be operated around or in water. If it is not waterproof, which components would I need to switch out (motors,...

2013-12-02 11:40 by CBenson
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Is it possible to add a grouser to the 3 inch wide track for better traction on snow?...

2013-11-15 09:56 by CBenson
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Here's a idea fresh off the cnc. Uses a 42mm planetary motor (I know that's a bit overkill but what the heck!). The plates are made of .250 thick 6061 and both inner and outer plates are identical r...

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2013-11-12 19:58 by Machine27
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Is there a recommended max speed for the 3 inch wide track?...

2013-11-11 17:01 by CBenson
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I realize this has been asked plenty of times but I'm just checking the latest... I have the tri-tracks with the stock GHM-02 motors. I would like more power AND speed if possible. I think the safe u...

2013-09-04 11:17 by Schmigneous
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Regarding the J5 Torso: 1. Is there a part listing for the Torso (all the pieces I'd need to reconstruct just the Torso without the neck servo) I'm not sure if the brackets and such come with the nec...

2013-06-25 17:05 by Carlitos
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Can I buy the tri-track parts separately? I have searched the LM website and I can find some of the parts but not all (cannot find the chassis parts). Are these parts available ?...

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2013-06-17 12:16 by CBenson
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I have recently entered a robot competition and planning on using the tri track chassis for a basis. For prototyping purposes I am planning on developing the robot in cad. So i was wondering if anybod...

2013-06-14 12:10 by MrTrick
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Hello All, I have recently purchased the Tri-Track Chassis Kit without Electronics. For background, my plan is to make a customized J5-like robot that is controlled through a C++ program on a Raspber...

2013-06-11 13:23 by KM6VV
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Wow, 3" tracks are up to 58.99 from 38.99. 2" tracks are up to 39.99 from 24.99. These kinds of price hikes will make your loyal customers look elsewhere. Take heed Lynxmotion....

2013-06-04 09:23 by CBenson
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Is it possible, with only the BotBoarduino, to control the Tri-Track Chassis and 2-3 servos? Ideally I want to use the Tri-Track Chassis with the base and a pan/tilt device on top of it but no arm or ...

2013-05-24 13:04 by opkach
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Greetings forum and boy am I happy to finally found you. A bit of background, I'm making a camera dolly tank for long exposure time lapse photography. The chassis is currently a wood prototype but c...

2013-05-10 09:16 by gardafruit
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Here are some pictures of my rover, took them a couple weeks ago, i have a brand new 900mhz spy camera, but i haven't decided where to put it. It's a tiny camera, and it's a small robot, but sadly the...

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2013-04-13 14:56 by KM6VV
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Hello :), So I have a Tri-Track with a BAP28, Sabertooth and BotBoard II. I have also purchased a wireless PS2 controller + receiver etc. It is all connected up perfectly and runs very well apart fro...

2013-03-26 10:28 by kurte
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I am thinking about upgrading my 2nd tri-track chassis motors from the 12v ones they come with to a pair of 24v motors (also moving up to the Sabertooth 2x12 model). Has anyone else swapped the stoc...

2013-03-18 21:21 by zoomkat
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Help please i really want to build my first track vehicle but i'm afraid the i will buy thing i don't need., I'm very new to this but i do have a 5 channel radio controller a friend gave me. I know ...

2013-02-18 10:26 by CBenson
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I am using the Tri-Track Chassis Combo for PS2 and everything is going fine but the issue is i can't seem to have the controller take control. I can program the system but i am unable to have to contr...

2012-12-31 11:00 by CBenson
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Hello, I'm searching 2D drawing or 3D parts for the TriTrack lexan panels......

2012-10-17 14:15 by happytriger2000
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Hello, Although I have been on this forum, reading and reading, looking for a solution for my Johnny 5, I have found none. So this is my first post so please bare with me. Everything is stock, 2...

2012-09-06 16:06 by Mac883
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Hi guys, I've been reading posts on this forum for ages but I just wanted to clarify a few things before I drop $1000 the on the J5 to make sure that I can achieve what I want to achieve. I want to ...

2012-08-06 15:06 by KM6VV
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Hi Concept: My project consists on building an autonomous robot to tamper with robotic vision, pick and place objects and do trayectory planning though robotic vision. I'm thinking of using as core ...

2012-07-23 19:49 by zoomkat
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**Concerning the Tri-Track Chassis Combo for RC And Tri-Track Chassis Combo for PS2 1.What is the Range Of the PS2 controller and the RC ? 2.I wanted to know if it Can walk on sandy surfaces ? 3.An...

2012-05-09 10:33 by Robot Dude
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Hy everybody, My name is Andrei and i am from Romania! This is may first topic/post here and i want to present you all my robot platform. I am using a Tri-track platform with a Sabertooth 2x5amps ...

2012-03-27 13:01 by KM6VV
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I was asked if I would like to try out a new Basic Micro Robo-Claw ]motor controller, which sounded like a lot of fun. Well it arrived late last week, so yesterday I started to integrate it into my T...

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