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Re: WANTED: 6-axis, hardened, Robot Arm

February 16, 2017, 10:54 am

On Wed, 15 Feb 2017 23:53:13 -0800 (PST), ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ Do you really believe that 20 1/2 years later Yoni is still waiting... Read more »

Re: How does the Robomower perimeter wire work?

June 16, 2016, 3:56 pm

will any type of wire work Read more »

Basic Robotics

May 3, 2016, 12:41 pm

Hello, I have a conveyor system and a 6 axis robot . I want to know how will the robot know if there is a box waiting on the conveyor ( ofcourse there is a sensor). How will it communicate with the ... Read more »

Re: Radio Shack Armatron Article

March 13, 2016, 9:23 pm

Yes I built one for my final project at DeVry....I used a Vic20 and an 8 bi t to 16 bit decoder and had to build gear boxes and motors to replace the s ingle planetary gear...I still have whats ... Read more »

[M] Folding laundry: a challenge for robotics

February 25, 2016, 6:21 am

Title: The Challenges of A Laundry Folding Robot Author: Adam Fabio Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2016 13:00:43 -0500 Link: Podcast Download URL: ... Read more »

Re: Found small DC gear motors

February 23, 2016, 9:29 am

ZHAOWEI-- a professional manufacturer of miniature DC planetary reducer mot or! Shenzhen ZhaoWei Machinery & Electric Co., Ltd. is a professional manufactu rer of miniature DC planetary reducer mo... Read more »

[jobs] Robotics Engineers for mobile robot at Amy Robotics

January 29, 2016, 1:22 am

Amy Robotics is an innovative company focused on service robots that enhanc es quality of life through robotic technologies, products and services. Our team is based in Hangzhou, China. We are dev... Read more »

the first solution to the AI SIngularity

November 10, 2015, 12:18 am

Announcing the first solution to the AI Singularity, and it is a non-luddite solution, from the Intractable Studies Institute, the farthest out research institute which is recognizably technical. It'... Read more »

Looking for plotting robot that can do very large drawings

August 30, 2015, 7:12 pm

For decades now, there have been small robots that children can program to make drawings by dragging a pen along, as the robot rolled over paper. But curate drawing. They used wheel odometry for ... Read more »

Seeking low-cost self-contained motor controller

August 20, 2015, 9:52 pm

I am seeking a basic programmable motor controller. I am familiar with the Elmo brand motor controllers, and they generally have the kinds of feature s I want, plus more. But the cost for their ... Read more »

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removable potting compound ? rating: 5

Is there such a thing as a removable potting compound of the type used = in electronics?=20 I'm looking for something to secure wires and/or screw settings against = vibration and strain but that can... Read more »

What glue is best for HPDE ( high density polyethylene ) ? rating: 5

What kind of glue is best for HPDE ( high density polyethylene ) ? I just need to glue a few flat pieces together, then cut them up and do = some milling on the sandwiched pieces. What about ABS Hair... Read more »

Epson SPEL language rating: 5

Hello, I recently was forced to go to a DOS based SPEL 80M software for programming my robots due to a failure of my Epson HC-20 mini-computer (circa 1983) Does anybody know of a manual or user guide... Read more »

really cheap R/C servo tester ? rating: 5

Is there a really cheap way to make an R/C servo tester that cycles it back and forth ? I'm talking less than 10 bucks. I saw something at Lynxmotion or Parallax or somewhere like that for around $18... Read more »

New Robotics Website: rating: 5

Well it has been a long time coming, but its time to finally announce my web site: I was hoping to have everything perfect, but it seems to be a continuous work ... Read more »

SN754410 alternative anynone? rating: 5

Hello group. I have been looking for an SN754410 alternative without success. I need a device with similar electrical characteristics (two coil drivers, 1A drive per channel, 4.5-30V input), but in... Read more »

OMG new product, ultra cool rating: 5 When I saw it, I jumped out of my skin. NewMicros' Tinipod. Now to find something to robotize Mike Read more »

Stepper motors (2) rating: 5

Hello everybody, I want to add a motor to my webcam to be able to turn it remotely and I want to do this out of spare computer parts, if possible. I've obtained a 4 phase unipolar stepper motor from... Read more »

Seeking Info: VSI Pan/Tilt/Zoom Mount Model 4600000G1 rating: 5

I have a number of these units but cannot find any details regarding interfacing, etc. The label only shows VSI PAN TILT MODEL 4600000G1, apparently mfg 1995. They were likely intended for remote p... Read more »

Minimal multi-drop serial protocol for motor controllors and sensors. rating: 5

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I've been thinking about requirements for a protocol as described in the Subject. The idea is to use it in robots etc as a flexible interconnect for actuators and sensors. The requirements as I see t... Read more » is a website by engineers for engineers. It is not affiliated with any of manufacturers or vendors discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.