February 2013

Servo Magazine

Build The Kronos Flyer - Final Assembly And Setup

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Features

Santa SERVO Surprises Upstate New York

A storm of SERVO Magazines came down on spectators at a recent holiday parade.



Projects

Broadcasting Real Time Video With Your Robot

Learn how to add video to any robot — remotely controlled or not. Plus, also discover how to overlay textual data so you can get feedback, as well.


Build the Kronos Flyer - Part 4

Part 4: Setup. Program and calibrate the ESCs; set the direction of the motors; see step-by-step how to install the NAZA flight controller; install the props; and get ready to take your Flyer for a spin.


Using Digital Sensors with VEX — Part 2

Finish construction on the DIY VEX electro-mechanical compass, and get the I2C firmware necessary to make it work.



Columns

Robytes
by Jeff Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits
• UAV for Everyone • Flies and a Roll • Monopoly for Bots and Meatbags • The Future of Burgers? • Flipper Headed for Retirement

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Your Problems Solved Here
• Can cheap ESCs do the trick? • Working with a Digilent chipKIT MX3cK

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Robot Telepresence and Personal Assistants
I would like to begin our discussion of robots working around people with a look at some of the latest telepresence robots.