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BUG In RGB Animate In Roboscratch?

I am working through my EZ Robot lessons from scratch. I am currently in Roboscratch and am finding a few bugs. Some of course are just things I need to figure out for myself as its a learning thing but others I feel are legit bugs. Maybe due to the fact its an older program and ARC is so far beyond it. Anyway... I am finding that once I create an...
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Loomo Segway Support?

HI, Just found you guys, Love it! Any Chance Loomo Segway works with ARC? Update: I know I posted the question without good information of what I am attempting.  My final goal is to use Loomo to tow a UVC Rig that will use UVC lights to disinfect places. These UVC carts can be push around (manual version),  or towed with Loomo (Autonomous). Loomos...
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Question For Power Supply Requirement

Question For Power Supply Requirement

Hey guys, I am looking into how to build a bigger servo actuator at the moment... Its nothing like a full blown project at the moment, I am just...
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Auto Positioner

Auto Positioner

Hi, I am still very new to all this but have actually learned how to use Auto Positioner to open and close my robotic hand, using just two frames. I have been trying to now make my robotic...
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Synthiam Code Object Dropping Square Brackets With An I Inside?

The Synthiam code object is interpreting square brackets [ i ] with an i inside as something else if you don't have any spaces. If you include the spaces then it seems to work. It seems to be the website input in general and not just the code object.   But when in a code object it should not change the code if  For example if I have  if...
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Up Board - Accessibility Of Pinouts With ARC

Hi, I have a question concerning the Up Board (it is more and more difficult to resist to this one :)). Are the pinouts of the Up board accessible with ARC (like an EZB)? I have noticed that there is 40 of them, including UART, and it would be really cool if it was possible to connect the Roomba directly to the Up Board and control it with the the...
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Saving To Cloud

What does the following error message mean? I get this message when trying to save my project to the Cloud. My file size is 55Mb whereas Cloud file size limit is 64Mb I thought. The request failed with HTTP status 413: Request entity too large.
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What To Skip If Any In Lessons

Hello All, So I am new to robot programming but have recently completed an Inmoov build. My ultimate goal is to eventually create a few different custom robots from scratch. I purchased a JD Robot to learn on before taking a chance on damaging my Inmoov. When I visit the LEARN section on the EZ-Robot website I see there are lessons using...
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Life's Challenges And The Future

Life's Challenges And The Future

I've been pretty quiet on the forum as of late. There are a few reasons, good and bad. Life has a tendency to throw a curve ball now and then plus a couple...
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ARC Iraspbian Compatibility?

Would ARC run on iraspbian? https://boingboing.net/2020/05/18/raspberry-pi-operating-system.html https://raspbian-x.com/
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ARC Connection To EZ-B V4 Controller

ARC Connection To EZ-B V4 Controller

The Controller of the revolution JD robot that I purchased some months ago developed a fault and as a result a new Ez-b v4 controller was purchased....
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Why Won't My Batteries Connect?

Why Won't My Batteries Connect?

I'm sorry if this question sounds really stupid, but I am so lost it's not even funny. The tutorials recommend that rechargeable batteries be used to power...