December 2011

Servo Magazine

PR Lite - Four High School Roboticists Roll Their Own PR2

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Experimenting With Unconventional Wheels

Put a new spin on your robot base with omni or mecanum style wheels.

Book Review The Arduino Cookbook

I would rank it five out of five stars for a reference book.

PR Lite — Build Your Own PR2 Running ROS

Discover how a motivated high school team and their mentor fathers combined resources to build their own version of the high-end PR2.


Extending the Beginner Bot With the PropBOE

In this final installment, discover how to use the Parallax Propeller to provide full autonomous control of your robot.

Pimp My Hexapod — Part 1

Follow the transformation from a Frankenstein mixture of parts to a full upgrade for this six-legged “freak.”


by Jeff Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits

by David Geer
The KarmetiK Machine Orchestra

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Ask Mr. Roboto
Your Problems Solved Here

The NXT Big Thing
by Greg Intermaggio
The NXT Big Thing
Meet Isotope — a Custom Robot Chassis

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Then and Now
A Robot in Every Home?