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2019 Issue-4

Servo Magazine


Experimenting with Walking Robots — Autonomous Leveling

Developing algorithms for leveling so our walking robots can stay upright.

Building a Future One Robot at a Time

Getting kids started in robotics can be life-changing in more ways than one.

CNC Routers: The Z Axis Zero Setter

Why you need a Z axis zero setter, and how to use one to establish the location of “part zero.”

Halloween Props Using the Parallax Activity Board and BlocklyProp

Have a “Spooktacular” time with these simple decorating ideas.

Get Rolling with Omni-Directional Wheels

As omni-directional wheels gain popularity in mobile robots, why not try implementing them in your next build?


Twin Tweaks
by Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley
How We Put Double Jeopardy in BattleBots
Making it onto BattleBots takes a lot more than just a cool design.

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
What is a Robot?
How do you define the term robot? It’s not as easy as you might think.

Combat Zone

How Design Revisions Can Make Your Combat Bot More Competitive

in The Combat Zone

Design revisions are an integral part of the engineering process.

The First Annual Cal Combat Robotics Competition

in The Combat Zone

Starting a collegiate combat robotics community.

Custom Foam Wheels for Combat Robotics

in The Combat Zone

Foam wheels offer lots of advantages for combat bots.


New Products (04.2019)

bots IN BRIEF (04.2019)
Interesting TidBits From The Robot World.

The Failure of Schematic Diagrams
by Bryan Bergeron
Did you ever noticed that, when it comes to sensors, schematic diagrams can be essentially worthless?

Seven Innovators Investing Heavily in Artificial Intelligence
by Anthony Coggine
See who’s leading the charge into using AI.