Updating arduino code over the internet hasn’t been easy for me before now. In this post I will show you how to update 200+ different microcontrollers from the Linux Command Line Interface [...]
Right! I’m in a bad mood today and the crap out of CES 2018 isn’t helping. My short review is “most of these are garbage, and the rest have some brain damage.” [...]
Jigsolve project is running at Science World in Vancouver. I felt that it could be a little easier to play. Building on top of the existing camera code and movement code, I taught the robot a new [...]
Prosthetic arms, prosthetic hands, and prosthetic limbs are useful and good… but Marginally Clever Robots won’t be making them any time soon. Read on to find out why.
I’ve got Study 5 working in Robot Overlord. The STL files are heavy in detail so the load time is long, but it works. Forward and Inverse kinematics as good as any other arm in the system [...]
The Sir RAMPSalot is a high current stepper driver adapter. Suppose you have a RAMPS or RUMBA board with stepper drivers like the A4988 or the DRV88** family. Each of those drivers has a limit of [...]
This is part 2 of How I would create a robot arm from scratch. In part one I talked about high-level approach and used a computer model to work out some of the design constraints to meet my [...]