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Mulberry

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  • 2012-11-06 - Joined Synthiam
  • 2013-05-26 - Created First New Discussion
  • 2013-11-25 - Joined First Discussion
  • 2015-02-07 - Connected ARC to cloud
  • 2015-03-14 - Shared First Photo

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Hdd Servo Lifting Weight In Pounds

Afternoon All According to the product specs the new HDD servos can lift up to 19kg. I used several online converters for kg to pds and it came out to 41 pounds. Is this correct? Thanks, D. Scott
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Adding Multiple Motor Controls

Adding Multiple Motor Controls

Afternoon All I'm finally getting back to my project after many months. I searched the forum on my question but I thought I would post here so I'd have the most...
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"My Battery Is Low" Message: How To Permannntly Disable

"My Battery Is Low" Message: How To Permannntly Disable

I'm running a heavy duty servo at 6 volts and that initiates the "My Battery is Low" message from the EZ...
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Combining Different Ez Boards

I searched the forum but didn't see an answer to my question. Can EZ 3 and EZ 4 boards be used together in a project if both are updated with the latest software? Thanks, D. Scott
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Multiple Ez Networks Appearing

This is related to a previous question but that seems to have disappeared from the forum (it has been a few weeks). Anyway :-) I'm showing multiple networks when I attempt to connect to my boards: EZ B V4-2A EZ B V4-0F It seems like one board will only work with one network. The other board with the other. I would think there should only be a...
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Pololu H-Bridge Wiring And Settings Not Working

Pololu H-Bridge Wiring And Settings Not Working

Its Sunday so I must be having H-Bridge problems :D So I'm attempting to set up another Pololu H-bridge on a second board. I...
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Unable To Deactivate "My Battery Is Low" Message

Unable To Deactivate "My Battery Is Low" Message

I'm running an EZ board at a lower voltage than 6.6 because of my heavy duty servo (I'm not using batteries but 5 volts from...
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Combining Older And Newer Boards?

So can older and newer boards (ez-bv4) be used in the same project? The physical configuration of ports is different and I don't seem to be able to get anything in the older board to activate (the newer one works fine). Thanks, Daniel
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H-Bridges Stop Working After Ez Updated

H-Bridges Stop Working After Ez Updated

Afternoon All I just upgraded to the latest EZ software and now all of my H-Bridges no longer work. None of the ports or settings were changed...
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Servo Failure

Servo Failure

Morning All Today I upgraded to the latest software but now all my servos have stopped working. I rebooted both EZ and my laptop and rebuilt my servo controls but I get no response from any of...
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Ez Servos And Voltage

Hola Hopefully this is easy. Can the standard EZ servos (builders kit) safely run at 5 volts (but plenty of amps)? Thanks, D. Scott
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Lower Voltage Servo And "My Battery Is Low" Message

Lower Voltage Servo And "My Battery Is Low" Message

Hopefully this is an easy one :-) I have a 4.5 to 6 servo I'd like to power via EZ. I'd like to reduce the servo's...
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12 V Motor With H-Bridge

12 V Motor With H-Bridge

Afternoon All Can anyone confirm the H Bridges in the tutorials are still not suitable for 12 volt motors even with the new EZ boards? I want to avoid the headache of using...
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2 Direction H-Bridge Controllers?

Afternoon All I just want to confirm there are no 2 direction H-Bridge Controllers (back and forth)? I only see 4 direction options. Thanks, Daniel
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Actuators And H Bridges

Actuators And H Bridges

I'll make this as succinct as possible :D Can the H Bridges sold by EZ and discussed in the tutorials handle standard 12v actuators? I'm talking low speed, slide out/slide...
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San Francisco Connection

Evening All I was wondering if there are any San Franciscans using EZ. I could really use some face to face collaboration on my project. Daniel
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No Response To Gws Servo

No Response To Gws Servo

Afternoon All I'm stumped. I'm trying to make a connection with a non-EZ GWS servo but am having no luck. I've tested the EZ with standard servos that came with the kit and...
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Two Wire Servo

Two Wire Servo

Evening All Electronics novice here :-) I'm attempting to connect a two wire servo (need more torque) to EZ. Is this possible? Thanks, D.Scott
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Mac Or Pc For Ez? About To Purchase A New Laptop

Afternoon All I'm about to purchase a new laptop but wanted to see if anyone had a recommendation regarding systems. For those Mac users did you have any problems running EZ? Did you have to use Parallels and were you happy? PC users: is there a recent system you would suggest works well with EZ? Thanks, Daniel
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12 Volt Power Supply Recommendation Needed

12 Volt Power Supply Recommendation Needed

Evening All I'm looking for a 12 volt power supply recommendation for a build. I'm running 4 12 volt motors (nothing heavy duty) with H...
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Vendor For Power Connectors

Hello All I've lost my power connectors and cannot find a vendor to purchase a new one. Perhaps I'm using the wrong term when I do searches online. Can anyone direct me? The new batteries from EZ won't be available until July. Thanks, Daniel
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Single Connectors For Multiple Servos?

Single Connectors For Multiple Servos?

Hello All I need some advice. My B9 robot has multiple servos running a variety of components. Occasionally I need to disconnect everything to...
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No Servo Control

No Servo Control

Evening All This question is somewhat related to my earlier one on servo values. I have a 12 volt servo that I'm unable to get any control over. My port is set, my grounds are connected,...
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H Bridge Not Needed If Motor Not Reversed?

H Bridge Not Needed If Motor Not Reversed?

Hopefully this is straightforward. If I am NOT reversing a 12 volt motor but just turning it on then off then I don't need an H-Bridge,...
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Controlling A 12 Volt Servo With Outside Power Source

Controlling A 12 Volt Servo With Outside Power Source

Afternoon All So I need to control a 12 volt servo using an outside power source. I'm assuming I need an H-bridge...
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Servo Positioning Values

Servo Positioning Values

Afternoon All I'm having trouble getting any positioning on my 180 degree servos. No matter what values I put in the unit does a complete arc. I can add speed control but...
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Ez Heat And Project Box

Ez Heat And Project Box

Morning All Does anyone have experience or an opinion on putting an EZ Board in a project enclosure box (like the ones from Radio Shack)? I want to protect from damage and...
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How To Limit Range Of A Motor

How To Limit Range Of A Motor

Afternoon All So I'm using an H-Bridge and panel to turn the head section of my robot. It works great but I want to limit the range of the revolution. For example...
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Multiple H-Bridges On A Single Project

Hi All So apparently the only way to use multiple H-Bridges on a single robot in is to create multiple project widows? Correct? When I attempt to add a second H-Bridge I get the message one H-Bridge per project. Thanks, Daniel
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Common Ground And Pololu H Bridge

Common Ground And Pololu H Bridge

Morning All So I'm using a Pololu H bridge (VNH2Sp30) to control a 12 volt motor and having trouble with my common ground. I ran a connection from the...
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B9 Robot And H Bridges

B9 Robot And H Bridges

Hello All So I'm a total novice at electronics and am on a steep learning curve so bear with me :-) I'm using EZ-Robot to control my B9 and have a question about H-Bridges. EZ...
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Advantages Of Programming?

Morning All Would anyone like to chime in on what the advantages are to using the programmer's version of EZ instead of the non-programmer one? I'm a total novice (research psychologist by trade) but am willing to learn C++ or another language. Thanks, Daniel
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H Bridge As On/Off Switch

Morning All This is one of those really, really, really basic questions. If I want to power up my robot (turn him on/off) via the EZ Board I'm assuming I simply use an H Bridge. I'm using a 12 volt system so an H Bridge is the only safe way if I want the EZ Board to control this function, right? Thanks, Daniel
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Tutorial Videos

Tutorial Videos

Is there a plan to provide updated tutorials for the new EZ interface? The current videos are for a previous version from my board and I'm having a very difficult time figuring what should...
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Multiple Bluetooth Devices And Interference?

Morning All I searched the forums but didn't find an answer. I want to use another Bluetooth device to send two tracks to the sound system in my robot (independent of EZ). Would such transmissions interfere with Bluetooth communication to the EZ Board? Thanks, Daniel
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H-Bridge Speed Control

H-Bridge Speed Control

Evening All I'm working with H-Bridges and am having trouble finding the controls to regulate speed. I've followed the tutorial which directs me to use the PWM slider to...
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Recommendations For 12 Volt Rechargeable Battery

Would anyone care to recommend a 12 volt rechargeable battery system? I plan on using at least two: one to power a 12 volt Dewert and actuator and another to power two 12 volt actuators and a 12 volt servo. The load will be quite low (no locomotion). The systems will be controlled by two separate EZ boards. Thanks, Daniel
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Servo Wire Gage Over Distance?

Hello All I've searched the forum but couldn't really confirm my question. What gage wire would I use to extend my EZ servos? I read that the farther the distance the heavier the gage should be. I'm looking to extend at least a few feet, perhaps 3 to 4 at most. Thanks, Daniel
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Version Conflict

I'm attempting to connect to my EZ-board but keep getting the message I'm running version 8 OS but the board requires version 16. I've downloaded and installed the latest OS twice and rebooted but it doesn't upgrade. Any suggestions? Thanks, Daniel
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No Power

No Power

My EZ Robot isn't powering up correctly. I just took the unit out of the box for the first time, completed the barrel wiring and connected it to the battery case. The unit did nothing until I picked it up...
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H Bridge Wiring

H Bridge Wiring

Evening All So I'm working on wiring my H bridges that I purchased through E-Z Robot. I was following the tutorial describing the steps (see below) but soon realized my H Bridge is slightly...
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