On our Shenzhen trip we were joined by the Oomlout team. While discussing a reel-to-strip cutting robot, Aaron mentioned that he has a resistor cutting robot. It’s built from laser cut MDF and acrylic, with a bunch of servos attached … Read more
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How to modify standard servos for continuous operation. This hack involves opening up the servo, removing the limit mechanics, and modifying the feedback pot. In his second tutorial Andrey shows how to add a rotatory encoder to the servo, for … Read more
Vinu designed and built this servo walker based on the MSP430 Launchpad. He documented his design, along with instructions on how to build one. Hi, I bought two small servo motors last month. I was thinking what I can do … Read more
William Finucane of revoltlab.com posted this article describing a simple low-cost means of activating devices remotely via telephone. I wanted to be able to call my house and turn on the lights and television during nights when I was away … Read more
Raj wrote a tutorial on how-to implement servo control on PIC16F microcontrollers. The article starts off with some servo theory, and is followed with an open source practical example. A servo motor is a special geared DC motor equipped with … Read more
Simon has created an servo switcher for use on autonomous vehicles. designed to allow manual control if the autonomous controller fails. Using a pic12f683 and 4066 analog switch. source code and board files are available on his website. Via Hack … Read more
The OpenServo Project is an open community project with the goal of creating a low-cost servo for robotics. Check out their step by step instructions, which include using the familiar Atmega168 in the servo controller board. Via Hack a Day.
LuckyLarry has developed a sonar system based on the Arduino and an SRF-05 ultrasonic range finder. A servo sweeps the range finder across the target field, with the pingbacks processed and displayed on the desktop with Processing. Via Hackolog.
Bus Pirate firmware v5.6 is ready to download. This is a bugfix release: Fixed swapped SPI sniffer macros Stop PWM/servo between modes Fixed servo prompt and error Prevent servo in hiz Updated the text for servo code Added servo command … Read more
Bus Pirate firmware v5.5 is ready to download. This version has a few new features and a couple bug fixes. New servo controller (‘S’), thanks Randy New SPI binary bulk read/write should speed up Flashrom Updated commands to support piratePICprog … Read more