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Hello guys it is me Noah again and this is my first blog post. Just to let you know I have finished my 3d printer entirely. It got calibrated last night. I think I've been working on it 3/4 of a year and last night I got it calibrated after a long time of attempted calibration.

Greetings, Programs!     My son is into robotics, and wanted to share his latest creation with the group - meet "Volt".  This is version 2 of his … Read more
Hi All, I'd like to share the multicopter design I did a couple of years ago.  I was designing multicopter frames for a while and a guy who I was dealing with for … Read more

Rover 5 Encoder Feedback Loop - speed to encoder pulse duration conversion

To use the Rover 5 encoders to regulate speed, you have to be able to calculate the expected time between encoder interrupts.  Each Rover 5 motor runs at a max speed of 8500RPM.  At that speed, you will measure 3676 usecs between each encoder state change (high to low, or low to high).  That's the output of a single (A or B) encoder.  A quadrature configuartion produces changes at 2X the frequency.

This is a copy of the "spidy" robot that was published on LMR last Noverber by myblack60impala. Components:   Sparkfun ProMini   2 DFRobot Spiders   … Read more


Once, while I was learning electronics, some people requested me to write up so that we all can learn together. Better late than never, I'll do it now.

I've recently joined an engineer institute(BTech) after high school and Electrical and Electronics is one of the subjects here. So, i'll post according to my progress.

Hope you like it.

[PIWARS] Library for all Lobsang's features

I've previously been using multiple small libraries that I custom wrote for Lobsang's features, for example Oled.py to control the small oled screen on the back of Lobsang (it uses an SH1106 controller so I can't use the Adafruit library as that one is designed for SSD1306 controllers!), but now I have decided to put all the odds and ends of code into one big 'Lobsang.py' that is simpler and tailorerd to Lobsang's needs even more.

       Movies can be a great source of inspiration for our projects.      As a post-apocalyptic movies fan, I've waited anxiously for Mad Max: Fury Road. … Read more


There's all my comments gone? 

The innuendo contained in some of them, was the best I've ever seen.

Surely be very definition, innuendo can't be classed as inappropriate content.

This is OSIRIS a rover style robot that I will hopefully modify with autonomous gps control. Right now it is controlled with a 2.4 gigahertz aircraft radio and a … Read more
A new SBC that aims to become a cheaper but more powerful alternative to the Raspberry Pi
Some weeks ago, I received an invitation to become a beta tester for a new single board computer. A few days later, I received a box containing the Guitar, a new … Read more
Learn how to make a robot, no skills needed, very, very easy.
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If you have purchased an "Instant Robot" shield, you can find a project using that shield here.If you prefer the instructions in a single PDF, Dominic / Servello … Read more

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Arduino + ESP8266 Wifi Self balancing robot

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