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Roli Is Out For Delivery. Yea

My rover-Roli is out for delivery, ordered 9/18/13...

j
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#1  
Mine is on customs hold in Ohio, but I expect to get it Monday if it doesn't get to DC today.

Alan
#2  
At 3:50 pm dhl delivered my roli...


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unboxing pictures...

Now to do the building of rover-roli aka Snack Butler aka SB.

j

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#3  
That chassis is much bigger than I thought it would be.... That's also a custom ez robot design... not a Dagu base... Nice!
#4  
Now I understand why it took so long to get Roli shipped.... Obviously a lot of work has gone into the new Roli design... Nice work EZ Robot... :)
#5  
Hey guys just in case you don't see it make sure to check out the new lesson we just posted for ROLI!

It will show you how to connect the H-Bridge to your ez-b.
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#6  
Great to see you're the first to receive a Roli @jdebay !

We are really proud of the roli chassi that we designed - entirely from scratch! Custom gears and all:) Even custom shafts, bearings and screws...

@jdebay if you get a moment, take a bunch of photos of Roli from different angles for Richard to see. the bottom, etc...
#7  
@coryBlair
I did by opening up Roli and works fine for movement. Before doing the new lesson. Also tested camera... lol

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A look inside for all.

j


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#8  
Mine has been out for delivery since 11:00am today. Still waiting but it should be today. Congrats @jdebay.
#9  
Mine is last seen in Ohio. Hopefully on a plane or truck to DC and I'll get it Monday.

Alan
#10  
@DJ Sures will get more photos, for Richard R. lol


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from top no cup holder...

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from the top with cup holder and cover for v4 controller...

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bottom

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front

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back

Enjoy Richard R.

j
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#11  
I think I have a bad track?

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j
#12  
@jdebay The crack shouldn't affect the performance of your ROLI. You will be able to use it as you normally would.

I do however have a special request for you! In our testing we never saw a track with a crack in it like this and would really appreciate it if you could send the track back to us for testing and documentation. That way we can take what we learn and apply it to future manufacturing. We can send you a replacement first so you can enjoy your ROLI in the mean time!
#13  
I also got mine. It had 7 lever based servo setups and one rotation style one that only had one clip point on the remaining injected plastic part. You can see jdebay got the same in his shipment too. Make the instructions to build confusing. Since the rotation servos are not right. Even with this slight issue. I have to say the build quality is excellent. I am very happy with the purchase.

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#14  
@bdtsg Yes I got the same one too. You beat me to posting, about it.

j
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#15  
Same with us, only one "rotation" servo, the rest were the "lever" kind. I'm sure they'll look after us. For now, we're excited just to explore Roli.
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#16  
have seen pictures of roli using rotation servo for camera and lever only for arms
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#17  
Hmm, one can probably use "lever" servos only for the arms, but the ARC instructions for Roli say to use "rotation" servos at the connection to the main body (i.e. shoulder joint). So that's what we tried to do. Same with the current video in the "Shop" area, it shows rotation servos.

Not the biggest problem for us right now, we're having issues connecting to the EZ-B via WiFi on the kid's computer. Trying via my laptop now.
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to fix servo we need the following:

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j

@coryBlair I will sent track to you! After getting new track...

j
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made 3d part. Temp solution for Roli-rover aka my Snack Butler.

j
#21  
What happened to the original part that came with Roli's neck assembly?
#22  
Not that it really matters any, but I think you have the upper neck (rotate) servo on backwards... Check Roli's picture in the online store to see what I mean.....
#23  
@jdebay Yeah I need to work on printing the parts out myself. Your print looks good.
#24  
Just received mine. As others here have reported though, instead of 5 lever and 3 rotation servos, it came with 7 lever and 1 rotation servo.

I'll reach our on the Contact Us link for a solution.

Charging up the battery now and will test when I get home from work tonight.

Alan
#25  
@Alan...if you have a 3d printer you can probably turn 2 of your lever servos into rotational ones....
#26  
@thetechguru Yes contact customer support and we will help you get the proper parts.

@Richard Your obsolutly right, untill you get the proper parts from us you can 3D print them for the time being. The parts are located here.
#27  
Unfortunately I do not have a 3D printer to create my own parts.
#28  
Yeah, 3d printer is on my wish list, but going to be some time before I can get one.

Alan
#29  
DHL just dropped off the plastic bits to convert the lever servos to rotation servos (I actually used 2 from my dev kit so I can give Roli longer arms).

Thanks for quickly taking care of this EZ-Robots!

Alan
#30  
Awesome to hear @thetechguru! Glad they came so fast- I just sent it out on Friday. :)
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Awesome to hear @thetechguru! Glad they came so fast- I just sent it out on Friday


Yeah, I saw all the DHL envelopes on the desk in the office camera, and was going to comment that it must be Roli parts, but I got busy and when I looked again they were gone.

Also super pleased with DHL. they have come a long way in the past few years. They sent me a text last night to say it was due to be delivered today, and a link to options to change the address or have it held at their location. I am home sick today, so I re-directed it from my office to my home. Showed up with no problem.

Alan
#32  
Edited to remove comments about arms buzzing. Discovered it was that the AutoPosition in the Roli example had the claws at 95 instead of 90 in the resting position, so they were buzzing like crazy.

Alan
#33  
My parts were just delivered. I have to hand it to DHL. No other company would deliver at 9:15pm.
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#34  
Alan, updated the app in the cloud - and will be included in the next ARC release. thanks for the heads up!
#35  
I got all my replacement parts, assembled... Snack Butler is ready to go to work. lol

j:D