All mobile robots move. Wheels, tracks, and legs are the most common ways. Which one should you use? That can be a tough question. Selecting the right system starts with figuring out what you want your robot to do.
PWM is a valuable technique with many applications. If you’re unclear on this signal processing approach or are just having trouble figuring out the datasheets, this quick tutorial can help.
There’s a new application movement going on for our beloved robotic component: controlling model trains. Check out these cool methods that might inspire an idea for your next robot project.
In this installment of our conversion series, the necessary components and the software needed to control the mill will be discussed.
If you’ve got about $100 and a few hours, you’ll soon have an underwater ROV that can traverse your pool in search of treasure (or mermaids).
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With the drive platform done and almost eight pounds to spare, there was a lot of room for the weapon systems.
My venture into the three pound Beetleweight class began in 2009 when I was in the eighth grade.
In Part 3 of this series, I had received most of the parts and started work on the chassis. Is this part, I will put together the drive motors, complete the rest of the parts, and assemble the bot. I was on a tight deadline as there was only four weeks to go before the bot’s first event ...