May 2012

Servo Magazine


Features

Building Maxwell: Mechanics, Electronics

Take a trip back in time to witness the development and evolution of the mechanical and electrical side of a mobile manipulator.



Projects

Sounding Off - Part 3

Learn how to add recorded effects to your robot using MP3 digital audio files.


Roll Your Own Turtlebot

With a little ingenuity and some recycled parts, you can get your own homebrew Turtlebot up and running.


Using Advanced Sensors With VEX — Feel the Heat

Did you know you can use VEX Robotics kits in chemistry or biology labs? Check out these experiments using the temperature sensors.



Columns

Robytes
by Jeff Eckert
Robytes
Stimulating Robot Tidbits.

GeerHead
by David Geer
GeerHead
Boca Bearing’s Robot Contestants — Part 1.

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

Twin Tweaks
by Evan Woolley, Bryce Woolley
Twin Tweaks
The Sensor Olympics 2 — Going the Distance.

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Then and Now
Sensors for Mobile Robots.