A chronicle of how an old lager was reborn as a loyal friend and show companion.
This time, see how to use G-code files to create actual parts.
Get a bird’s eye view of this “Super Bowl” of robotics.
Although this da Vinci inspired wooden hand looks simple, it demonstrates some fundamentals of servo control, Arduino programming, and mechatronics for under $300.
Make your robotic characters more life-like by giving them a voice and some head movement with these simple-to-learn techniques.
Mind / Iron
by Bryan Bergeron
Not Your Grandmother’s Singer
The current poster child of the DIY community is the 3D printer. However, from both a technological and market share perspective, the modern inexpensive sewing machine is the creative DIY tool of the masses.
Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Police and Security Robots
With the unrest in today’s society and the dangerous kinds of scenarios that are playing out, using robots to protect human life is becoming more and more prevalent. However, you need the right type of robot for the particular job.
Combat ZoneThe Combat Zone
If you’re reading this magazine, you’ve probably spent hours watching BattleBots episodes full of mayhem and destruction.
In building any robotic system, every part of the system must be tuned to provide the maximum possible reliability and performance.
Ash was intended initially to be an improved version of the UK Beetleweight, RPM, although somewhere through the design process, my friend (the infinitely better than myself, Harry Hills) suggested I go for a four wheel drive vertical spinner.
The Combat Zone
Afew years ago, the original Insect arena used for DragonCon Robot Micro Battles was retired and a new arena was built.