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Re: Our old friend, the parallel port.

Jeez Alan-- even I've moved on from parallel ports! ;) (but it's still good to know you can still get them to play with new stuff) b
bruce shapiro
May 1
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8580

Our old friend, the parallel port.

I had to give my ancient laptop back to the last company I worked for, and I realized that I didn't have a SINGLE computer with a parallel port on it anymore!
Alan Kilian
May 1
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8579

Re: Smaller robots

I added a castor wheel to my robot. I used an Omni wheel that I got from Alan. I assume it is the same ones he used on Trippy.
Jeff Sampson
Apr 30
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8578

Robots at Tin Whiskers Brewing Co.

Hello, My name is Andy Johnson and I'm the Taproom Manager at Tin Whiskers Brewing Co. -- an electrical engineering-founded and geek-centric brewery in
Andy Johnson
Apr 30
#8578
 
8577

Re: Smaller robots

... Keep it away from the chips.
Alan Kilian
Apr 30
#8577
 
8576

Re: Smaller robots

... Keep it away from the cips.
Alan Kilian
Apr 30
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8575

Re: Smaller robots

After another half a day of hacking my new robot looks like this:http://sampson-jeff.com/temp/IMG_0555.JPG It gives me lots more room for mounting stuff. After
Jeff Sampson
Apr 29
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8574

Re: Smaller robots

Well that is kinda why I was trying to find off-the-shelf motors so someone else could duplicate it. I just happened to buy the wrong ones. I think these
Jeff Sampson
Apr 29
#8574
 
8573

Re: Smaller robots

... Now you're talkin' That looks just awesome. I can't wait to see you get it running and then copy it! Seriously, if you get this all ROSified and documented
Alan Kilian
Apr 29
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8572

Smaller robots

I broke down and bought new motors for the new robot project. They came today so I started mocking up a layout and finally started wildly drilling holes.
Jeff Sampson
Apr 28
#8572
 
8571

May 2015 Robotics Events

Here are some robotics-related events this month (May 2015): 2015 Robotics, Sensors, and Advanced Manufacturing Spring Symposium Date: May 4th, University of
esq37
Apr 27
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8570

New reasons to hate computers...

(Or maybe I just hate Chinese distributors on eBay...) I ordered a $29 320x480 3.5" TFT LCD display for my RPi2B. It was titled "New 3.5" Touch Screen Display
Jeff Sampson
Apr 25
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8569

Sumo Robots at Maker Faire

Would anyone be interested in participating in a sumo robot competition as part of the Minneapolis / St Paul mini Maker Faire at the state fair grounds on May
Rand Whillock
Apr 25
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8568

Re: Brainstorming question

... I have to admit... I laughed! Best line indeed! :D I tried to build a rudimentary lathe once... I eventually just bought a lathe. Richard Piotter richfiles
Richard Piotter
Apr 20
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8567

Re: Brainstorming question

Among the simple techniques : Get a small rotary table. Bolt it loosely to the drill press. put your shaft in the table, put a center drill in the drill
Brynn Rogers
Apr 20
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