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December 2017

Servo Magazine


Make a Splash with an Underwater Quadcopter ROV — Part 1

What’s more fun than flying a quad rotor through the air? How about flying one underwater?

A Robot Navigation Module with a Magnetic Compass and ARTY™ FPGA Board

Take your robotic projects in the right direction with the GY-271 Three-Axis Magnetic Field Sensor.

Stabilizing an Inverted Pendulum

Back in 1965, it took about $65,000 in equipment to balance an experimental inverted pendulum. Now you can do it with a handful of hobby parts and a bit of code.

RobotBASIC Robots for Beginners — Part 1

RobotBASIC is a fun and powerful programming language that can really reduce your robot development time.


The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist
by John Leeman
The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist — Drone Delivery — Part 1
Modeled on the slick promotional videos that show multi-rotors dropping packages from the sky to patrons, we experiment with DIY drone deliveries.

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Mobile Robot Sensors
Take a look at offerings in the robotic sensors arena — what a difference a decade makes!

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Eric Ostendorff
Your Robot Problems Solved Here (12.2017)
Dead reckoning, odometry, and robot navigation.


Before You Buy a Cobot
by Nigel Smith
Could your next coworker be a cobot?

Now, Open Wide ...
by Bryan Bergeron
Could your STEM robotics course lead you to a career in digital dentistry?