April 2012

Servo Magazine

Evolution Of The SpindleBot

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Features

Dynamixel and ROS: Towards Affordable Manipulators — Part 1

Meet some of the cool technology that is available right now that you can use to build a sophisticated sensor-based robot arm for a reasonable price.



Projects

Creating a SpindleBot — Retro Turtle Robot Construction Tutorial

Witness the birth of a whole new class of robots that can be affordably used for education and hobbyists.


Sounding Off

This time, build a music-controlled Arduino Tunebot.



Columns

Robytes
by Jeff Eckert
Robytes
Stimulating Robot Tidbits.

GeerHead
by David Geer
GeerHead
Roboticist Achieves Human-Aided Robot Hand-Eye Coordination.

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

The NXT Big Thing
by Greg Intermaggio
The NXT Big Thing
Chariot of Fire.

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Then and Now
Robot-Assisted Prostate Surgery.