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Ellis

Country: USA
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Achievements

  • 2013-03-10 - Joined Synthiam
  • 2014-11-16 - Connected EZ-Builder to EZ-Cloud
  • 2014-11-29 - Created First New Discussion
  • 2014-12-03 - Shared First Photo
  • 2014-12-11 - Created Custom Avatar
  • 2015-01-05 - Joined First Discussion
  • 2017-02-06 - Attempt Helping Forum Member
  • 2019-01-03 - Created First EZ-Cloud App

Latest submissions

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Audio Special Effect Voice On The Fly

Audio Special Effect Voice On The Fly

I am trying to take existing software and create special effect Windows voices on the fly. I am presently using a program called Voxal that...
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Change Action Name.

Change Action Name.

Simple question.  How do you change an action name after creating it?
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Better Search On Synthiam Community Web Site

Is there anyway to improve search in community using google or any other program?  I can't seem to get the answer I need and I know it must be in Community.  I would like to cut my time in finding things and have better access to all information. The existing system rarely brings back the information I asked for.  I saw somewhere on  a post to use...
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Autoposition Question

How to I make a autoposition action finish each position before going to the next frame?  I have tried to find it or figure it out but haven't found it yet.  So I decided to ask a question on forum.  I know it should be easy.  Just do not yet know how to do it. Ellis
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Question About Wifi Password

Question About Wifi Password

I am having problems with connecting to my robot client over wifi.  Is asking for a network security key.   What for?  If I keep trying it...
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Code To Turn Controller Off

Code To Turn Controller Off

Has anyone written code to turn microprocessor off?
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Auto Connect To Router

I set my robot to Client mode yesterday for the first time and everything worked fine. Today I loaded Ez-Builder, turned on robot and the Ezb had changed to Ap mode.  Do I, every time i turn on my robot, have to set up client mode again?
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Respeaker Raspberry Sound Location Question

Respeaker Raspberry Sound Location Question

I have been very interested in having my robot look in the direction of a person speaking. In the above picture you will find a far field...
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I have been trying to find 3D prints files on  Sythiam. I can’t find them. Help.  Also is there a way to go back in the Synthiam web site. I drill down to something and then have to go to categories and start over. This includes sometimes re-entering a search again. Also can’t just push enter but have to go up and select search. Am I missing something? Ellis
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I want to...

I want to build a mobile car robot with camera that can be auto charged and be controlled by my iphone over wifi and network.  I have a...
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Servo Position Saving

I don't think this has been discussed before and I hope I can explain it correctly. I have a Robot with two arms with 6 servo's each. I use auto position all the time to accomplish actions when called upon. Auto-Position works like magic. What I want to do is physically take my robot arm and hold it in the position I want and save that position as...
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Mosfet Control

Mosfet Control

I have been trying to find a real simple way to control an led light strip with my EZ-B. I have seen several circuits that I could make to...
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Creating Custom Voice

I am trying to create a custom voice for "Tin Man" my robot. Since there seems to be no way to really efficiently add third party voice to my windows pc I think i came up with a way to do this. If I create a audio mp3 with the voice I create on third party software then write that mp3 into code when I want my computer to say something. Would that...
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How To Connect Ezb To A Create 2

How To Connect Ezb To A Create 2

I have been looking on the forum for a wiring tutorial for the ezb and create 2. There are a lot of ideas and very complicated ideas that...
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Distance Sensor

I have a linear actuator to control how tall my Tin Man robot will be. The problem is that even though I can control the actuator with the Ezb I wonder if I can control the location of the actuator with a sonic distance sensor. It's accuracy is 2cm (3/4") to 450cm (177"). If it would work I am planning on attaching sensor on the underside of my...
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Linear Actuator Ezb Script

I have looked on the community and don't seem to be able to find a simple answer on how to control a Linear actuator. What I am doing is making my Tin Man robot upper body rise up or down on command. I have a 12" actuator. It has two wires. To change directions you reverse the two wires. I would like to use one half of a Hbridge motor control. The...
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Team Viewer

Team Viewer

I have my telepresence robot Tellie which I want to control securely off site. This is what I don't know. I am using TeamViewer connection...
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Telepresence Robot Idea

Telepresence Robot Idea

I would like to have my robot be controlled over internet with a Vr type Headset. Like one that you set the phone inside. I would tie the...
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Can I Use A Lo Tiny With Qunqi 2Packs L298n Motor Drive Controller Board Module

I have looked at the instructions on Hbridge in tutorials. I was wanting to use a Li Tiny but the instructions on the plugin uses a EZ-B 4-2. The EZ-B 4-2 has more ports and the instructions are calling out for higher numbered ports than Lo Tiny has. What do I need to do to use Lo Tiny. Here is the link to the Hbridge I want to use....
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Next Ez-Robot

Has anyone thought about the next step in Ez-Robot offerings? I am so impressed with what EZ-builder has done with the existing EZ-Robot. You can not find anything like it out there. I have always used the DIY kit to build all my robots. I am now wanting to start building a more robust semi commercial robot that I could eventually build and sell....
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Ezb Diagnostics

Ezb Diagnostics

Has anyone written or seen a diagnostic program that could verify any problems with an ezb microcontroller. I had a servo burn and want to...
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4 Relay Control

4 Relay Control

I saw on the message board that I can purchase relay boards that I can control with my Ez-Robot Micro-Controller. After a little...
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Multiple Ez-Robot Microprocesssors

Couldn't find answer to this question. I know I can have more than 1 micro-controller on a Robot. How do I install it and how do I operate them both at one time.
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Respeaker Mic Array - Far-Field With 7 Pdm Microphones

Has anyone ever looked at ReSpeaker Mic Array - Far-field with 7 PDM Microphones for use with Ez-Robot. It is a lot like echo sound array. I would like to use it with my Max Robot. Here is the link. https://www.digikey.com/products/en?mpart=107010001&v=1597
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Ez-Bv4/2 Vs Ez-Bv4

Ez-Bv4/2 Vs Ez-Bv4

Can someone explain the difference between the EZ-Bv4 and EZ-Bv4/2 and how to check your EZ-B for what model it is? I am setting up two wifi...
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Increase Volume On Windows 10 Mic

Since I installed Windows 10, volume on the mic does not seem to be adjustable. Volume is low. I have to talk lould to get the computer to hear me. I looked online and a lot of people are having this problem withe MS 10. It is the same with all mics. Any ideas would keep me from loosing my voice. Thanks Ellis
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Ideas For Plastic Outer Cover For Max

I need to get outer plastic body for Max to cover all the internal parts and make him cool. Does anyone have any suggestions? https://youtu.be/EdNz9cD2uAc
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Can We Build It Now

I was considering today what capabilities a intelligent home butler robot should have, to be worth the expense of purchasing one. Also, decide if the technology today is capable of building it at a reasonable price. What price would be acceptable if the robot provided all these functions. To accomplish this, I first listed minimum capabilities...
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Can You Help Get My My Robot To Hear?

Can you help me get my robot to hear? I need some help. I have done (read before posting) and am still having problems with my ezb speech recognition plugin on my Robot. It is extremely important to really be able to talk to Max. Right now the Bluetooth headset is shown working on the windows recording device setup but it will not work in the ezb...
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Heavy Duty Ez-Robot Servo

I keep seeing the heavy duty Ez-Robot servo with torque of 15kg/cm. How does that convert to Hitec oz-in torque specification. I want to buy Ez-Robot servo's but I don't know how they are compared to Hitec strength.
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Understanding Camera's

Understanding Camera's

I have some questions on cameras that I have not been able to find in Community. 1. I see on several comments that you can use any camera...
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Ipad To Windows Video

I have been looking for ways to bring iPhone video into Ez-Robot. I think I may have found a way. Has anyone tried using an app called EpocCam . It seems to me if it an iPhone can be made into a wireless webcam, it should be easy to bring it into ezb as a robot camera. This would make it possible to use my extra iPhones for camera's. I am not...
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Micro Controller False Signals

My Robot is repeating text to speech over and over intermittently. It is also starting moving forward on its own without a command being sent. Sometimes it repeats other servo commands more than once without telling it to. It is like it has a mind of its own. I may be developing an AI robot without knowing it. I am wondering what if could be...
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Pc Stick

Pc Stick

Hey, has anyone tried out a PC Stick to run the EZB. I think it would open a whole new world as they become more powerful. I am thinking of...
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Self Balancing Script

Has anyone built a self balancing robot. I am interested in building one with EZ-Robot. I am interested in the script and how you built it. Thanks for your help.
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Iphone Camera

I would like to know if anyone has used an iphone camera for an Ez-Robot camera. If yes can you send me to a discussion link or tell me how it was done? I am thinking about using it as a robot head.
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Script Priority

I am a novice code writer but am learning. I have two questions I need help with. 1. I am writing script for my DIY robot Max. I have script that includes an AutoPosition event. The question is how to I keep from all the script running at the same time. In my script I want a line of code to finish before the next line of code starts. I have looked...
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Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo

I have purchased an Amazon Echo and am very impressed with its abilities. I would like to know if there is any way to merge my Echo with EZB...
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Collision Avoidence App

I have been working on visual obsticle avoidence software to add to my DIY ezb robot. I found a very cool and free software app IOS and Android that only needs a plugin to ezb to make it work. You can then add an iPhone to your robot and it can be autonomous. Software Link
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Audio Sound Location

Has anyone been able to use the voice sound to locate speaker. I want to make my robot look at who is talking. I know this may seem complicated but it seems to me you should be able to us two or more microphones to locate and run ezb script for movement.
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Sonic And Ir Sensors

HI, I am having some issues with my collision sensors on my robot. I installed a Parallax sonic and ir sensor with a S3003 Futuba servo. The sonic and ir sensors are mounted on the same Plexiglas mounting bracket. Using Add Control to my ez-bulder software I installed the Radar Scan and Sharp IR Radar Controls. I have a couple of issues. First I...
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3 Wire Ping Sensor

Hi everyone. I have purchased a Parallax ping sensor because it comes with a black Lexan holder that mounts the ping plus IR sensor. I was wondering, it comes with three wires not 4 as the EZB one. I have an EZB ping sensor I received with my EZB v3 developer kit. I may have to see if it would fit the holder. I have attached the link for the...
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Hb-25 Ramping

I need some help on something. I have two Parallax HB-25 motor controllers. I have been working on getting them to start and stop smoother. They right now are jerky in starting and stopping. I contacted Parallax customer service with my problem. I am using an EZ-Bv4 microcontroller to drive the HBs. Here is my question and answer from Parallax: I...
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Ez-Builder Microcontroller And Blue Tooth

Hi everyone. This may sound like a silly question but Is there a way to Bluetooth connect to ez-b v4? I am using Bluetooth for several of my items on my robot such as a Bluetooth speaker. The Bluetooth is connected to my computer now. This gives it a different range than my wireless local network. If it would Bluetooth I could also feed my iPhone...
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Servo Not Working

I appreciate any help in understanding what I am doing wrong. I have a modified servo panel and a logitech joystick control installed. I have the wheels on d0 and d1. I have two servos with one on d3 and d4. The wheels are running correctly on the joystick but the two servos are running totoally intermittent on the second stick on the joystick...
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Training In Ez-Script

Training In Ez-Script

I would like to have some help in writing code. A long time ago I coded in Basic. Before Windows. Therefore I have some understanding of...
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Sound Through Computer Instead Of Ezb

This may have already been covered but I could not find it. I want to run my robot sound to through a Bluetooth speaker on my robot instead of the ezb. My speaker is linked to my computer so all sound including the ezb sound could go through it. When the ezb is not connected and I write a say script, it goes through my Bluetooth speaker. Once I...
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Parallax Hb 250 Motor Controller And Ez-B V4 Microcontroller

Parallax Hb 250 Motor Controller And Ez-B V4 Microcontroller

I am trying to run two Parallax HB 25 motor controllers and Parallax Motor Mount and Wheel Kit 28962 with an EZ-B v4 micro-controller. The...
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