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March 2018

Servo Magazine


Features

A Fan Controller for a 3D Printer Enclosure

Use an Arduino to monitor temperature when 3D printing with ABS plastic.


Embedding the RobotBASIC Robot Operating System into the Parallax Scribbler S3

Embed a custom version of RROS into a Scribbler S3.


Ultrasonic Radar Refresher — Part 2

Tutorial on active sensing with ultrasonic radar.


RoboGames Redux

Competing in RoboGames’ Firefighting and RoboMagellan events.



Columns

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Underwater Robots
When you’re going to depth in the ocean, there are special considerations for robots that are used underwater that don’t apply to ground-based platforms.

Twin Tweaks
by Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley
Thinking Inside the Gearbox
Gearboxes give regular servos lots of extra strength.

Robytes
by Jeff Eckert, Jenn Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits (03.2018)
Stimulating tidbits on the latest happenings in robotics for consumers, universities, professionals, and everything else in between.




Combat Zone

Atrocious: The $200 Hobbyweight Part 3: Life, Death, and Rebirth

The final fate of the Hobbyweight, Atrocious.


Extinguisher Takes On Florida’s Best at the Orlando Maker Faire

Extinguisher Takes On Florida’s Best at the Orlando Maker Faire.


I Survived!

What really happened at the SCRC Kilobots’ 2017 Canadian National Championship.


PCT SWORD Fights

Results of the third ever SWORD (Student Wildcats of Robotic Design) Fights event held at the Pennsylvania College of Technology.


Departments

By Land, Sea, or Air (or Underground)?
by Bryan Bergeron
What’s the best way for robots to make deliveries?