Release 2011.05.09

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Change Release Notes

  • EZ-B V3 Support Added!

  • Communication protocol speed increased by 75%!

  • Joystick Support Added!

  • I2C Support Added!

  • BlinkM Module and Control

  • Now supports 20 Servos (rather than 14)!

  • UART bug fix

  • ARC's Modified servo Movement Panel bug fix

  • Roomba Module Bug Fixed

  • ARC Script compiler speed increase

  • New Script commands (serial, i2c, playnote, text to speech, etc)

  • ARC camera color tracking module now contains motion control to follow objects

  • Servo timing accuracy increased

  • Modified servo speed added

  • Ports renamed from RA, RB, RC, RD to D0..D19

  • Pause buttons added to ARC query controls

  • Servo position references range changed

  • EZ Builder controls default to NA for optional servo port settings

  • Many more enhancements and updates

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This release is not backwards compatible for existing ARC projects. This is nearly an entire re-write of ARC, EZ-SDK and Firmware. And because of that, we were not able to salvage backward compatibility references. We assure you that this is a very rare incident.

And as promised, this firmware update is compatible with the EZ-B v2.1! :)

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United Kingdom

Wow this is getting serious now all these updates have added loads more potential to my Robot build. Glad you also fixed the joystick bug ;)

Thanks for the continued development



Oh don't worry! There are many more features on the horizon:) Expect a new release nearly every month

United Kingdom

Ok cool. In that case can I make a request for an alarm function I want my Robot to be able to wake me up in the morning... sleep


I'll add it to the list :D

Great idea btw!