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Controlling the path
Hello, I was wandering if the follwoing is possible. Building a robot that could go around a room (no obstacles) in a spiral manner with only 3.5mm inside of the preceeding path. The robot would be...
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the "Robotic Mule".........incredible Robotic achievement
This almost alive looking machine is called "Robotic Mule". Pretty incredible achievement to me. It also has the appearance to be a potentially practical robot.
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robot wars video?
Other than are there other places to watch robot wars video? There used to be a "battlebots" aired on comedy central. I guess they canceled it because the bots weren't very funny.
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Repacking ballscrews/ballnuts
I have an NSK ground ballscrew that somebody (not me, honestly) was clever enough to run the ballnut past the end of the threads and allow some of the balls to escape. The ballscrew is a ground screw,...
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Parallel Port Interface/ADC0820 HELP PLEASE!!!
Hello All, I have a serious problem getting my circuit to work, and maybe someone here can help. I read threads here all the time, and have gotten some help one or twice (who knows, maybe someday ill...
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Robotic joints construction
How are joints in robots like these: Esp, how do you attach a powersource to them to make them move? Gears?, linear motor?, hydralics? Looking into makeing a small robot in cm scale.
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Microsoft Robotics Studio
Microsoft Unveils Robotics Studio --- The early release targets academic, hobbyist, and commercial developers with a toolset for building applications that can run on a variety of robotics computing...
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Mars Exploration Rover Update - June 21, 2006
UPDATE: Spirit Continues Work Even As Martian Winter Deepens - sol 867-873, June 21, 2006: Spirit continues to be productive, even as winter conditions harshen. Spirit now receives about one-third as...
 
Small, low-cost laser range finder with RS232 interface
There are many low cost (< $300) laser range finders on the market but I could not find one that can be interfaced to a computer. Do you know any small and low cost (< $300), laser range finder with...
 
Postdoc position in Swarmanoid project - Brussels
PostDoc position available IRIDIA Institut de Recherches Interdisciplinaires et de Développements en Intelligence Artificielle Université Libre de Bruxelles Brussels, Belgium project: Postdoctoral...
 
Robo cup 2006 world championship
At the robo cup 2006 world championship in Pittsburgh, inventors unveiled a pair of bi-pedal robots. Their special talent, they provide color commentary for robot soccer matches. The two can move...
 
For the MS fans out there...
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Mounting encoder
Hi folks This weekend I was trying to mount a USDigital optical encoder (E3 model) to a S28 magmotor DC motor. As the motor axis sticks out on both sides, I was trying to mount it to the top of the...
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smallest motion sensitive turtle style robot?
Does anyone know of a small (2" or less) motion sensitive robot on the market that would be suitable for a cat to chase around? It would have to be somewhat fast and small (anything similar I've seen...
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PINO-DX - Anyone Still Playing With?
Hardly anything on the net for Pino-DX. His a bit old now and is not really a good mover. However I'd be interested in chatting to others who still have an interest in the little fellow. I am thinking...
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