Tag Archive: wheels

Sep 16

Modifying servos for continuing rotation

rc_servo_block_diagram

If you ever thought of better ways to control your robot’s locomotion, you might have googled and found that more and more people are using servos. But why? Well, firstly servos are easy accessible and cheap (you can buy a standard hobby servomotor for under $13). In a very small package you get a DC motor, gearbox, and feedback control system. …

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Mar 14

Build Wheels for Robotics

Sometimes, when we project a robot, the wheels are the hardest components to find… They are also sometimes hard to adapt to the motors/servos. This is why I decided to show you the wheels I made to my XMasRobot. The idea was to recycle some objects I had laying down the lab and had no …

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