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May 2011

Servo Magazine

Meet The New Lunar Rover From Minds-i.



Making Robots With the Arduino — Part 7

Putting It All Together.

CPLDs — Part 3: Simulating a Digital Design

This installment shows you how to simulate your digital logic design in Xilinx Isim.


A Single Axis Robotic Arm With End Effector

Arm your robot with this Space Shuttle inspired version that uses a snare for picking up objects.

A UART/SPI Monitor for Your Micro

Need to see what’s going on inside your controller or what it is saying to its peripherals? This SPI/UART snooper might be just the ticket. It is done in surface-mount on a universal SMT prototyping board, just for fun.

Build Your Own Big Walker

Part 4. This final article will focus on the algorithm used to create a simple walk.


by Jeff Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits

by David Geer
Robonaut 2: The First Robot on the International Space Station

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

The NXT Big Thing
by Greg Intermaggio
The NXT Big Thing #10
HiTech Fetch!

Twin Tweaks
by Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley
Twin Tweaks
Mars Needs Motherships: Meet the MINDS-i Lunar Rover

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Then and Now
The Next Step in Robotics

Combat Zone

BUILD REPORT: Kobalos — Antweight Wedge/Rammer

in The Combat Zone

Kobalos is a miniaturization of my 12 lb robot, Apollyon. The basic idea was to build something that would be as close to indestructible as possible.

PARTS IS PARTS: Holmes Hobby TorqueMaster BR-XL

in The Combat Zone

When designing the latest versions of my 12 lb wedge and 30 lb bar spinner, I decided to look for an alternative to my relatively large and heavy Victor 883 speed controllers.

EVENT REPORT: Motorama 2011

in The Combat Zone

Each February, the Northeast Robotics Club ([url=][/url]) hosts their biggest competition of the year as part of the Motorama motorsports extravaganza and custom car show ([url=][/url]) in Harrisburg, PA.