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KUKA RC - Robot


August 16, 2017, 1:17 pm

Hey, I am new to robotics and I want to understand what a Kuka Robot Controller (like the Kuka KRC4) is communicating to the robot? What signals are used there, and what communication standards? On t... Read more »

[M] Battle Bots - coming to a war near you


July 19, 2017, 12:18 pm

Title: Russia is Building War Robots: a Fully-Automated Kalashnikov Neural Network Gun Author: Fnord666 Date: Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:19:00 -0400 Link: https://soylentnews.org/article.pl?sid=17/07/18/... Read more »

Tips for Testing KUKA Callibration


July 13, 2017, 9:32 pm

Hey there! Our new KUKA robot is currently being installed and configured as we speak. Before the team of engineers that are setting it up leave, I would love some feedback and any suggestions on how... Read more »

Best Dust Collection System for Fab Lab?


July 11, 2017, 4:20 pm

Hi there! We are opening a one-of-a-kind Fab Lab, and are looking for recommendations / advice on the best dust collection systems for the type of work that we will be doing in our shop. BACKGROUND -... Read more »

keypoint matching


April 17, 2017, 5:55 am

Hi, I have been asked to do familiar scene recognition with sift keypoint match ing and homography. I have adapte dthe sift_mosaic.m code from vlfeat libra ry. My results show many inliers which ... Read more »

Motor like wiper motor with 100+rpm


March 8, 2017, 10:29 am

Hi, I'm in the need of a worm geared like wiper motor but with 100+ rpm. Bosch has a motor like it code F006B20102 but I'm unable to find it in USA. Some similar motor or some workaround would be app... Read more »

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


February 16, 2017, 7:53 am

Hi Yoni, We can supply you the 6 axis robot you need. We are SOOYEE Robotics, the ro bot manufacturer in China. We can totally meet your needs you mentioned. Ou r SYH1506A would be your good... 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 »

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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 »

COMAU Tricept HP1 with C3G

rating: 5

Hello, is there anybody out there who is familiar with the mentioned robot. We got one here and want to use it for handling a laser. The problem is, that we don=B4t know anybody who is familiar with ... Read more »

Machine spline for servo horns

rating: 5

I have a lathe and milling machine and would like to make my own parts for servo motors horns, wheels, or take up spools. But how does one go about machining that serrated interior hole? Is there so... 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 »

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 »

Work Area Ideas?

rating: 5

I moved into a new house and have the chance to build up a workarea for my robotics hobby. I'm looking for ideas or tips on what I should consider in my workbench and workarea design. I'm brand new t... 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 »

OMG new product, ultra cool

rating: 5

http://www.newmicros.com/store/product_pictures/Tinypod_details.jpg When I saw it, I jumped out of my skin. NewMicros' Tinipod. Now to find something to robotize Mike Read more »

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 »

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 »

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