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Synbot is a chatbot framework which this plugin will use. Either manually enter conversational phrases into the input field, or send phrases programmatically using the provided ControlCommand(). Bot...

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Wheeler Chair Robot

Wheeler Chair Robot

I saw that last year somebody had built a wheel chair robot?. My idea for the new Robot will be as a stage mascot that can also pretend to play the drums on stage. My brother has a...
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Servos For Robot Dog

Servos For Robot Dog

Anyone building a robot dog? I am looking for Servo's to build one that will work with ARC.
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Servo Jumping On Initialisation

The dreaded jumping servo problem has arisen again - just today. All servos in the robot are HDD. The servo on port D0 now jumps after connecting, to about 35 degrees instead of 90 degrees. If I move the servo manually when turned off, the centre position is still 90 degrees, so the sprocket has not shifted. My INIT script has not changed. That...
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Dialogflow Skill Out Of Date And Poorly Maintained

Dialogflow Skill Out Of Date And Poorly Maintained

I need to reimplement Dialogflow into my robot's ARC application. However, I can no longer find the api key field in...
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Controlling Servos For Robotic Arm

Hello, I purchased this robotic arm (https://www.dfrobot.com/product-192.html#:~:text=DFLG6DOF%20is%20a%20bionic%20robotic,be%20rotated%20about%20180%20degrees) and wanted to control it via ARC. Should the servos be compatible? I also think it could have something to do my power adapter. I am using a 9V DC 800 mA adapter.
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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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Auto Position More Board Connections Then Board 0?

Auto Position More Board Connections Then Board 0?

Does the auto position control only work with the board index connection 0?  with auto position or is there a way to use...
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Ezb 4 Keeps Disconnecting

Here is the error message. Comm Err: System.IO.IOException: Unable to read data from the transport connection: A connection attempt failed because the connected party did not properly respond after a period of time, or established connection failed because connected host has failed to respond. ---> System.Net.Sockets.SocketException: A connection...
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Live Hack Ideas/Suggestions

Live Hack Ideas/Suggestions

Hey everyone. It’s the time of year I start hosting live hacks. I’d like to know your thoughts on subjects to cover. I have a list below and will add to it with your...
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Any Way To Have 8 X 8 RGB Blink When There Is Audio?

Hello Everyone, my first time here, I just started into robotics. I am looking to have the 8 X 8 RGB blink when my robot talks. I have tried scripts I found in the community on here, but since it doesn't connect to a digital port they do not work. I tried editing some of the scripts to use a sound servo to enable RGB animator script, but it still...
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Ipad (8Th Generation) Ios 14.2 Not Launching ARC App

Hi,  I have purchased new iPads for each of my JD robots. It appears Version 2020.11.19.00 of the software is not compatible with these devices as the splash screen shows when launching the app but then closes down, however, double-clicking on the start button shows that the app splash screen is minimised to a thumbnail and hasn't actually closed....
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Initial Servo Motion At Program Start

Initial Servo Motion At Program Start

Hi all, basic software (BLOCKLY) for my 1 m insect is now ready for operation. Was surprisingly simple when using a strict hierarchic structure of...