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Resolved Resolved by Jeremie!


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I have been struggling to assign servo positions to my robot.

Old videos are either removed or are too old and doesn't seem to match the current software, so instructional videos look different and I'm simply having trouble trying to do something assigning servos.

Could someone please add a current link to current software that could help me?

As I've mentioned before it's been almost 5 years since doing this..last night i spent 3hrs trying to assign servos but i just couldn't do it, which was frustrating because i did it so easily years ago. It's intuitive up to a certain point, then i just don't know what I'm doing.

As mentioned previously all servos have been calibrated and the lower leg servos have been assigned through a multi-edit.

I don't know and can't remember how to drag the servo profiles to the image of the robot, unless i do that i simply can't proceed.

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So my problem is small, and a little embarrassing..I've either lost far too many brain cells or the new layout is simply confusing me. :{P

Oh my goodness...so i have to-Press Add robot skill from the button ribbon bar in ARC?

If that is what i was missing...because when i read that it makes it out as though i already have a fully functioning robot and wanting to share it with the world..the actual robot skill.

I'm going to laugh if that is all it is.

\But yeah the words are deceptive it made me very hesitant to want to add a robot skill.

Funny how video and pics upload to this thread just fine....but not in the project sharing thread?
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Ok I'm hoping i have resolved this myself.

If i have, can i just keep posting progress pics and video here?

Because trust me nothing is working on the other thread.

I had to install Visual Studio Code will see if i can assign the servos now.:)
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I am having a lot of trouble with Visual Studio, i downloaded it and then i said i needed to add other things and those other things are too larger files to add, it wants C drive and C drive is full and it doesn't want to go to external drive.

So I'm back to where i started many hours later. 

Having many issues with this...can anyone help me please?

Is there any video regarding Visual Studio installation?
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So relieved to this again..can't believe i didn't click stand hence why the servo buttons were greyed out. 
Fingers crossed for walking.:)

Oh it's a 22DOF...so the title is wrong sorry. I always forgot the torso servo.:P
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I'm really glad you were able to work through the problems you were having. You really stuck with it. I'm impressed with your ability to keep going. 

I'm really enjoying your new project page. Please keep posting as you progress. This is an awesome robot build!

Welcome back! It's good to see old friends.
Wow love that upper Robot Armour it wears in the picture, Will be cool when done!
@Dave-Hi Dave thanks so much, it's always the little things sometimes and happy i got through it, just trying to get the legs walking at the moment, challenging but fun.:) Will be posting progress along the way thanks again and good to see you too!:D

@Roborad-Hey thanks very much, long time no see how's your robot/s going?

It's looking very different now will add a couple of pics before he went under the knife. :PUser-inserted image

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My current project the Terminator re design is waiting for UPS shipping to get across border of U.S. /Canada for parts coming from Texas. I guess these cross border shipments are still suffering huge slow downs. I actually do have a similar idea to yours on another project. I saved the skeleton for an old Robosapien 2 foot tall Media robot. Wanting to replace leg motors with HD servos and try to make it walk again!
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That will be a fun build for sure.

The Terminator sounds interesting..?

Shipping has been weird for awhile many people have lost their jobs so not as many people as their normally is.

In my country it's been pretty bad with postage, but i recently ordered something from China and it arrived in 6 days which was a surprise.

It has taken 5 days to have something shipped from up the coast here, it's all over the place at the moment.

I just did my first movements, just doing the splits and standing back up again...having so much fun now i can't stop and it's almost 2am.:D

I'm really enjoying learning how to get it moving and fine tune the servos, adding the frames has been great.

Challenging to get it to walk, sadly i can't move my servos when their under load otherwise teaching it to walk would be really easy, so just baby steps literally for now.:)
When I was first learning how to control multiple servos on my Giant Cylon project, I used the sample  for DJ's Hex robot and the hex Auto Position skill to understand how the servos could translate to my arm and neck movements. Made the whole learning curve so easy, I mean like DJ and Jer were amazing at the movements Hex 6 could do! I Simply re assigned the servo movements to the Cylon movements by adjusting the number values and then deleting the ones not needed.
Wow..i think you just made my learning easier thank you! And i was getting ready to get some zzZZZ's and it's almost 3am...I'll make a 4am curfew now.:D

I've got 5 servos for each leg so getting him to walk has been tricky, i stood up and walked whilst looking at myself understanding how his legs should be moving, i almost had him complete 2 steps but no where good enough so what you mentioned is going to help thanks again.:)
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Where did you find the example projects i can't see them?

Found them.:)
I think when you first turn on ARC the prompts ask if you want to see program examples. There should also be a link when you open the file saving to Synthiam cloud, I don't have it open here or I would know for sure, there is also JD walking sample programs you can check out on the Synthiam example cloud.
HI newagetomy

here you find the excamples .

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Hi Nomad i found them many thanks.:)

Hey Nomad, when i turned robot on this morning i noticed ALL the frames i created last night have gone or rather i didn't save them correctly.

I have to re-assign all 22 servos again.:(
Oh you likely forgot to save your project before closing down, sometimes I forget too and need to start over,LoL!
It's strange because ARC asks if you want to save before exiting so i chose SAVE and yeah no frames.

But after doing it once i re-did them all in record time.:D

It's pouring rain outside so perfect day to progress,..hopefully progress.

Instead of a sit i had him doing the splits, can drop 4" off it's height when he drops.:)
hi bolt 

i save them on my pc and in the cloud .
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Hi Bolt?:)

I realized why it didn't save 100% user error.

I'm going to close or rather mark this thread as resolved.

I'll attempt to do the project thread with windows, if that fails again I'll just keep posting here i guess.
If I may ask what robot kit is this?
I can't wait to see this robot walking around - he's so cool! Like a voltron or something