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October 2017

Servo Magazine


Distortions Unlimited: Where Monsters Positively Exist

Come explore a place where dreams (or nightmares) are built! Distortions Unlimited is a prop-shop that is an animatronics builder’s paradise!

Boost Your Creativity with LEGO

LEGO raises its robotics offerings with their new BOOST construction system.

Simulating a Swarm

Experimenting with swarm behavior in robots without breaking the bank.

Interfacing an FPGA PMOD Sensor with the Digilent Arty™ Board Part 3

The continuing exploration of the Diligent ARTY FPGA board and its hardware debugger.


The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist
by John Leeman
The Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano Flight Controller
The Lynxmotion Quadrino Nano Flight Controller hits many of the check boxes for most hobbyists in a tiny package. Let's take it for a test drive ... er ... fly!

Twin Tweaks
by Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley
Punkin Chunker V: Season of the Linear Servo
What Halloween would be complete without a punkin chunker robot?

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Unique Robots Over the Years
Take a trip down (random access) memory lane and gawk at these strange and interesting robots of the past, then check out these newer bots that build on past designs.

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Eric Ostendorff
Your Robot Problems Solved Here (10.2017)
There are lots of ways to make your robot more interesting and useful. One of the most popular ways is to give it the ability to speak!

Combat Zone

InsaniTi: When Overkill is Just Enough — Part 3

in The Combat Zone

The design and build process of my Beetleweight, InsaniTi.

Bot on a Budget — Finding the Balance Between Quality and Cost

in The Combat Zone

Prepping for our next iteration of our Beetleweight, Phantom.


Automate Best Practices
by Bryan Bergeron
Ironing out the wrinkles in your approach to problem solving.