Dennis Clark


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Your Problems Solved Here (10.2014)
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October 2014, Page 08

Using an Arduino to control a motor driver chip.

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Your Problems Solved Here (09.2014)
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September 2014, Page 14

Mounting wheels to hubs.

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August 2014, Page 08

Working with noisy pneumatics, the best material to use for a target, dealing with stainless steel legs that snap, and why not to bargain-hunt for ABS plastic.

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July 2014, Page 14

Questions asked and answered include sharpening tool steel, “going green” with lubricants, protecting aluminum tubing from dings and scratches, and how to get multiple parts of a robot head moving.

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Your Problems Solved Here (6.2014)
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June 2014, Page 08

Every once in a while, there’s a chance to look at new robot products coming from manufacturers. See the latest from ROBOTIS.

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Your Problems Solved Here (05.2014)
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May 2014, Page 16

Issues with streaming video from your bot and making sense of micro-sensors.

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Your Problems Solved Here (04.1014)
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April 2014, Page 08

Questions on walking robots, bipedals in particular.

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Your Problems Solved Here (03.2014)
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March 2014, Page 14

Resurrect your Savage Innovations Soundgin board.

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February 2014, Page 08

Hard-won knowledge to help you code more efficiently.

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January 2014, Page 16

Questions on analog vs. digital servos, battery charger selection, and temperature sensors for 3D printers are discussed.

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Your Problems Solved Here 11.2013
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November 2013, Page 14

A closer look at LEGO’s new EV3 robot.

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Your Problems Solved Here (10.2013)
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October 2013, Page 10

Selecting servos for a walking robot.

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September 2013, Page 14

Creating autonomous behavior with Action Builder from the RoboBuilder Creative kit.

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August 2013, Page 11

Putting the RoboBuilder Creative kit in motion.

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July 2013, Page 14

Working out interfacing issues with servos other than the Robotis Dynamixel AX12s.

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June 2013, Page 10

Communicating with Dynamixel servos using MPIDE.

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May 2013, Page 14

Getting Your Raspberry Pi’s Proper MBs.

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April 2013, Page 11

Basic Subsumption Architecture.

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March 2013, Page 13

The saga on getting control over your FrankenRoomba continues ...

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February 2013, Page 12

• Can cheap ESCs do the trick? • Working with a Digilent chipKIT MX3cK

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January 2013, Page 16

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December 2012, Page 10

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March 2009, Page 14

Q. I'm interested in the Dinsmore electronic compass circuit and I want to build one for myself. Can you provide more information about how I can get the parts for it?

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Ask Mr. Roboto | April 2009
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April 2009, Page 13

This column marks one year for me answering your questions and hoping that I am helping you along with your aspirations towards building useful or entertaining robots. The fact that you are still reading the column makes me believe that I’m doing something right. Please keep those questions coming; they inspire me to keep researching and writing about what I have learned to help you with your projects. Life is all about constantly learning. One of my favorite authors, Robert A. Heinlein...

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Ask Mr. Roboto May 2009
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May 2009, Page 14

Q&A on personal robotics