Last but not least, we’ll now build the Z carriage since the Y and X carriages are done for our CNC machine.
Understand how sensors like accelerometers and gyroscopes work when building balancing robots.
The Robot Block Party, RoboGames, RoboMagellan, and RAIN!
Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Your Robot Problems Solved Here (07.2016)
A question on putting together an RC controlled snow blower using an Arduino, a project on robot vision using a PIXY vision system camera, and a teaser.
The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist
by John Leeman
Build Your Own Drone: Getting Started — Part 3 - Electronics and Flight Controller
We’ll add the muscles and the brains to our skeleton drone airframe, and get tantalizingly close to a test flight.
by Steve Koci
Animatronics for the Do-It-Yourselfer — The Ins and Outs of Making Things Move
Explore how linear actuators and linear servos can help you become a more successful animatronics builder.
by Jeff Eckert, Jenn Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits (07.2016)
Anti-submarine warfare (ASW) USVs; a bot that flies, perches, and climbs; buying Boston Dynamics; an extra arm for drummers; and a back massage bot.
Discover how CATAPULT — the largest robot in the Bone Dead Robotics fleet – went from a rehabbed toy to a full on combat Mantisweight competitor.
Explore the more fuzzy aspects of the BattleBots’ experience.
Results from the 2016 SCRC Kilobots XXXII combat robot tournament.
The hardest part of getting into combat robots is knowing where to start. This article doesn’t go into what to buy, but more about where to spend your money.
Hardening a motor for the combat arena.