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Richard R

Country: Canada
Member Since:

ryersonroofing@yahoo.com

Achievements

  • 2013-07-23 - Joined Synthiam
  • 2013-09-21 - Created First New Discussion
  • 2013-09-23 - Created First EZ-Cloud App
  • 2014-01-22 - Answered First Forum Question
  • 2014-03-23 - Joined First Discussion
  • 2014-06-28 - Posted First Tutorial
  • 2014-07-05 - Posted First Project Showcase
  • 2014-07-27 - Attempt Helping Forum Member
  • 2014-07-29 - Connected EZ-Builder to EZ-Cloud
  • 2014-08-19 - Shared First Photo
  • 2014-08-31 - Shared First Video
  • 2015-02-07 - Created Custom Avatar
  • 2018-01-05 - Used Bing Speech Recognition
  • 2018-02-25 - Used Cognitive Emotion Service
  • 2018-02-25 - Used Cognitive Vision Service
  • 2018-03-07 - Used Cognitive Text Sentiment Service
  • 2018-03-10 - Used Cognitive Face Service

Latest submissions

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Richard's My Inmoov Bartender
Richard's My Inmoov Bartender
Well after seeing Bob Houston's inMoov (hard act to follow by the way) on here a while back I knew I had to make one too. So here he is...
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Richard's Ez Dog (Inmoov Frankendog Failure)
Richard's Ez Dog (Inmoov Frankendog Failure)
Pretty much a failed experiment for many reasons, but I already have ideas on a new version....
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Richard's How To Use Roborealm For Indoor Navigation
Richard's How To Use Roborealm For Indoor Navigation
Ok, so I finally sat down to look at what RoboRealm can actually do other than just face and object recognition.... I was playing with the...
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Richard's Is There A Halloween Contest This Year?
Richard's Is There A Halloween Contest This Year?
I thought I would lighten things up around here by giving you all a sneak peek of my possible Halloween contest entry.... Oh, and he...
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Richard's Robot Idea
I don't have really any wild ideas. I wanted to stick with more realistic ideas... I think EZRobot's idea to go with the EZbit connectors is a great idea. I'd personally would like to see you guys put together some sort of mega developers kit that would include various EZbit connectors, more servos, difference choice of wheels, etc... I'd also like...
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Richard's Irobot Create Project. Sneak Peak
Richard's Irobot Create Project. Sneak Peak
Crap... should read seek peek... lol.... Haven't decided what exactly my iRobot Create project will evolve into... But I plan to go all out...
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Richard's I Was Bored This Long Weekend So I Built This
Richard's I Was Bored This Long Weekend So I Built This
I was messing around with some big drive motors meant for a robotic lawnmower, but came up with this instead.... 1 x EZB4 1 x 2x5 Sabertooth...
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Richard's My R2 D2 Video
As promised here is a video of my "work in progress" R2 project... I am not much of a film maker so be kind... Hope you enjoy... Cheers :)
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Richard's Robotic Claw Inspired By Doombot.
In an earlier thread Doombot had mentioned he may put a ping sensor on his robotic claw to sense and pick up objects automatically... Well, I had a moment of inspiration so I thought I would try and knock up something... So check it out... a simple prototype of my version of object detecting robotic claw...
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Servopluse Possible Script Command Request?
As we know ez robot servos seem to be able to travel a full 180deg range... However Hitec (and other servos) don't... @DJ I was wondering if we sent specific pulses to the large scale hitecs (instead of using the basic Servo command) if we could stretch them to 180deg?... For instance a new servo I am using for inMoov claims it can do 180deg, but...
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Ez-Robot Lever Servo Brackets For Giant Scale Hitec Hs-805Bb
Ez-Robot Lever Servo Brackets For Giant Scale Hitec Hs-805Bb
Just messing around with Autodesk 123D (free version) and made some lever servos for the Hitec 805bb and Tower Hobbies TS-80... Not exactly...
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Idea For Future Ez Robot Contests
Idea For Future Ez Robot Contests
I use Vex stuff a lot and it got me thinking. Vex hold robot Challenge's every year... So I had an idea that maybe ez robot might consider...
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Hdd Servos And Iotiny
Hdd Servos And Iotiny
I know there has been issues with using the 360 deg servos with the iOTiny but I now have burned out 2 HDD servos using the iOTiny... Both...
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I Am Moving On Or?
So, long story short I am learning/moving on to ROS (Robot Operating System)... Ez Robot is still the easiest and greatest software on the market especially for the beginner. I will always push it when people ask me "where should I start". However, I have hit the wall and want to go further, After seeing what Willow Garage's PR2, Xaxxon's...
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Ping Dave, Need Help On The Kangaroo X2 Setup.
Ping Dave, Need Help On The Kangaroo X2 Setup.
So I got my Kangaroo x2 board and I am trying to test it using basic serial command... I have been using this sample code (below)... I think...
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Inmoov Builder Challenge (Boston Dynamics Video)
Inmoov Builder Challenge (Boston Dynamics Video)
Anyone want to take their inMoov to the next step? Forget your mobile base or leg anchors...
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Explaining Computers Doing A Jd Review Video
Explaining Computers Doing A Jd Review Video
I love watching this guy's channel (Christopher Barnatt) Explaining Computer's... Anyway looks like he will be doing a segment on EZ Robot...
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My 3D Design For The New Io Tiny Board
My 3D Design For The New Io Tiny Board
This is just a simple mock up... I am sure it will need tweaking. I designed it according to the board dimensions that @Jeremine posted in...
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Defective Ez-B V4.X/2 Comm Upgrade Board
Defective Ez-B V4.X/2 Comm Upgrade Board
I have a DOA EZ-B v4.x/2 Comm upgrade board form my last order... Looks like I need to post a thread in order to "link to" in the...
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Microsoft Emotion And Face Api Plugin Too?
@DJ Thanks so much for the other MS API plugins... Cognitive vision works pretty good... I was wondering (and not to get greedy or anything) but would it be possible to create an Emotion and Face plugin as well?.... These api's are fantastic and add so much extra vision functionality to ez builder... But If not, again thanks for what you have done...
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Using A Hs-785Hb Winch Servo Motor With Ezb Servo Control?
Using A Hs-785Hb Winch Servo Motor With Ezb Servo Control?
Has any one used the above with ez builder's servo controls? The servo rotates a full 3.5 turns so I was wondering how it would work using...
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Ez Robot Smart Servos?
Ez Robot Smart Servos?
@DJ There have been lots of discussion (especially lately) about Dynamixel smart servos and now you have released a new plugin for support...
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Camera Control No Longer Supports 90Deg And 270Deg Rotation?
My camera control repeatedly crashed with this latest ez builder update... I figured it out to be because I had my camera image rotated 90deg previously in my inmoov head. There is no other position that the camera would fit without some serious modification... So now with only the option to rotate the camera image 180degs there is no way to get an...
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Iotiny Used In A Real Project (Inmoov)
Iotiny Used In A Real Project (Inmoov)
Just a quick picture (so not much to see) of my new inMoov utilizing the ioTiny in his arm(s).... More later... @DJ hopefully you'll keep...
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Size Of The New 8X8 Rgb Animator
@EZRobot is there any way you can confirm the size (length and width) of the soon to be released 8 x 8 RGB? I am altering one of inMoov's parts to use with it so I just need to know the size of it... Thanks kindly Richard
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Initial Feedback On The Iotiny
@DJ.... Received my iotiny's today and wanted to say they are simply awesome.... Another great innovation from ez robot.... And upgrading the firmware was absolutely seamless.... Can't believe you tucked all that tech in such a small package.... Can't wait for more products from ez robot.... ***EDIT*** @Jeremie credit goes to you too... :) Thanks...
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Ez Builder On Hi Res Monitors? 2560 X 1440?
Ez Builder On Hi Res Monitors? 2560 X 1440?
I am in the market to buy a new main PC... I am now doing a lot of 3d design and my current PC isn't up for the task due to it's integrated...
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Something Happened Visually To Some Of My Controls After Last Update
Something Happened Visually To Some Of My Controls After Last Update
After the last EZ Builder update my autopostioner looks like this (settings). There is no way to enlarge the window so some of the items in...
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My 3 Finger Claw Design For Ez Robot Evolution Robots
My 3 Finger Claw Design For Ez Robot Evolution Robots
Took me a few tweaks but here is my pretty easy and simple design for a 3 finger claw... Oops I meant Revolution not Evolution.... Printed...
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My 3D Design Cover For The Power Shell Or Six Body
My 3D Design Cover For The Power Shell Or Six Body
So continuing with some more 3D design. Here is a cover I have created for the Power shell or Six body. For now it slides over top with a...
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My Last Robot Before Discovering Ez Robot
My Last Robot Before Discovering Ez Robot
So here is a couple of pictures I just found of the last robot I made before I got my very first EZB3.... Spring of 2013 maybe? It was an...
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Pc With Embedded Ezb?
Pc With Embedded Ezb?
It might be because it is really early, but another thread got me thinking (fantasizing actually) about something... Since PCs are getting...
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Roboscratch Plugin
Roboscratch Plugin
@DJ.... Great idea! A simple GUI for beginner programming.... It will quickly teach newbies "logic" programming so it will be...
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Ninebot Open Source Segway Robot At Ces2016
Ninebot Open Source Segway Robot At Ces2016
For those who are interested... seems pretty cool, especially the modular attachment ability. It incorporates Intel's Real Sense technology...
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New V4 Camera Fuzzy Image Compared To The Old V4 Camera?
I just received 4 of the new V4 one piece cameras... To be honest the image is way fuzzy and dark compared to the old camera... I have adjusted the focus on all 4 of them but the image is no where near the quality of the old V4 camera.... Did I just get the prototype batch or is there something I am missing? I can't really complain much as I did...
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Ez Robot Plays Pictionary
Ez Robot Plays Pictionary
C'mon guys isn't it obvious? My lord!
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New Possibe Plugin/Feature Request. Clicksteer?
New Possibe Plugin/Feature Request. Clicksteer?
I had briefly touched on this in one of my other threads.... Anyway, I thought of a good idea (well, I think so anyway) for a plugin or new...
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Unhandled Exception Error Using Scan Tool
Unhandled Exception Error Using Scan Tool
@DJ... I am getting an unhandled exception error when I use the scan tool.... I click scan and immediately I get the error.... EZ Builder...
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Ping Dj
Hey @DJ... Just a heads up... Check those bolts in inMoov's shoulders and elbows once in a while... Make sure they are good finger snug (maybe a little bit of wrench)... I say this because any slop (lateral movement) in the joint has a tendency to damage those plastic pots that read the joint rotation.... I killed 4 pots (in one shoulder) until I...
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Ezb5 Coming?
Ezb5 Coming?
***EDIT*** False alarm or?...as you were... :) ***EDIT AGAIN*** I was right a V5 is in development....:) @DJ, you forgot to mention this...
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Flipping And/Or Reversing The Camera Via Script Commands?
@DJ, I have a project that uses a Roomba to keep and eye on the cats (and to break up the odd fight as well)... The Roomba is powering the ezb through a step down voltage regulator, so the ezb will (hopefully) be on or powered 24/7... I also have a pan and tilt servo camera setup on the Roomba. Now when the Roomba docks the camera just stares at a...
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Invited To Tech Job Fair In Kitchener-Waterloo Tomorrow Night
Invited To Tech Job Fair In Kitchener-Waterloo Tomorrow Night
@DJ just a heads up I'm about to go to a Tech Job Fair tomorrow night with Sue who is attending this for her work.....I'll be show casing EZ...
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Myfirstplugin Error. Misssing Dll Or Incorrect Filename Specified In Plugin.Xml
Myfirstplugin Error. Misssing Dll Or Incorrect Filename Specified In Plugin.Xml
So I followed @DJ's excellent tutorial on creating an ez builder plugin... (the 2 servo button window).... Everything went great, no...
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Interesting Indoor Navigation System/Kit
Just stumbled across this Indoor navigation Kit at RobotShop Canada...
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Ssc-32 Servo Control Via Script
Someone on the forum contacted me via email and wanted a sample script of how to control the Lynxmotion ssc-32 servo board via a script.... I am posting it here in case anyone else might be interested... FYI ... EZ Builder now has an SSC-32 control which is also supported in the auto-positioner....
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Ping Toymaker
Ping Toymaker
Hey Tony, Just got those Bosch servos... thank you so much... Can I ask one more favour? What are the pin outs on these?... There appears to...
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Wall-E Sounds Files?
Trying not to get anyone in trouble here... I did an internet search for Wall-e sound bytes... Didn't find much, actually none... Does anyone here have some Wall-e sound file they can send me? Or a web link to download any? Thanks guys
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Ping Jeremie
Hey Jeremie, can you tell me what size cap you were using to smooth out the power supply DJ was using to power inMoov with? Thanks Dude :)
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The Inverted Pendulum
@EZ Robot.... I know you don't have a control for it yet so I am going by the picture of it in the store only. I think I have a pretty good idea of how it works... However, I was wondering if the inverted pendulum can be adapted to drive another type of motor controller in addition to the 360 servo?.... I have been using those cheap Vex $10 motor...
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New Adventure Bot. Seriously Good Deal For $169
New Adventure Bot. Seriously Good Deal For $169
Considering just a camera and an ezb4 is $158.... $11 more and look at all the extra stuff you get! :)
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For Those Still Sitting On The 3D Printing Fence
I just backed this 3d printer on Kickstarter... Yes, I need another 3d printer like I need another hole in my head.... I feel like Anthony now who owns more 3d printers than underwear... LOL :P... Anyway check out the $179 Tiko 3D printer So anyone almost thinking of buying a 3d printer here is a great option... although it won't probably ship...
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Ping B9 Dave Or Ez Robot Jeremie
Ping B9 Dave Or Ez Robot Jeremie
Can one of you guys confirm the AC connection of this Meanwell 350W 5V power supply?... The ground is self explanatory but I need...
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Advice Needed For Computer Courses
Guys, need some help... I feel that I know a fair bit about robotics however I am held back by my lack of computer knowledge in general... I have actually had a few job offers after my inMoov video but I turned them down because I am a bit of a dumb a** when it comes to computer knowledge... I can't very go into an interview if the HR guy asks me...
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What Americans Know About Canada
What Americans Know About Canada
There may be an ad first and hopefully the video isn't blocked anywhere... I laughed so hard.... :) America on Canada Possibly staged, but...
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Galapagos Bot And Adventure Bot Coming Soon To The Online Store
Sweet, the store is slowly beginning to be updated with new products... :) Great, more choices... now I don't know which one to buy :D
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Patches' Plight
Patches' Plight
I know not robot related unless we can officially make Patches the official ez robot mascot.... Ha, Ha... EZ Patches... I just wanted to...
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Soundservo Tied To The Rgb Animator?
@DJ.... Not sure this is even remotely possible. Could you tie in something like the soundServo control to the RGB Animator and/or the new 64 LED animator matrix you guys are working on and have it respond to sound? It would cool to be able to simulate a talking mouth by using the animator and a variation of the sound servo control or to just fade...
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Make Magazine Wants A Few Words From Me About My Inmoov
Hey guys, Just got an email from someone at Make Magazine... They want me to talk a bit about my inMoov bartender for an upcoming article... How I built it, how I programed it and such... I only get a few lines in a sidebar so can't relate my life story here LOL... :P So I guess I need to mention just how awful the ezb and ez robot are?... :P Ok,...
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David, A Real Life Use For Your Ai
Robotic help for Dementia patients
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Video Overlay Display. Hidden Feature?
Video Overlay Display. Hidden Feature?
Has anyone else discovered the video overlays in the camera control? I just discovered this and I haven't seen a topic on it so I thought I...
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Dj On Computer America Radio Show
Just finished watching the video of you on the Computer America Radio Show.... Really great interview. I really enjoyed it.... So curious on what big companies have lic ez robot..... :)
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Windows 10 Will Be A Free Upgrade For Win8/8.1 Users
Just thought I would post this just in case some were not aware that Win 10 will be out soon and will be a free upgrade to 8 and 8.1 users... :)Windows 10 to be a free upgrade for some
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What To Buy . 3D Printer
What To Buy . 3D Printer
I am looking to purchase my first 3d printer.... I was looking at the Makerbot Mini as it claims to be no fuss, no muss for the user...
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Uart Receive Query. Buffer Flush Command?
I am have a little issue with the below code.... I am attempting to read 3 different single byte return sensors on my new Create 2.... Now, it works perfectly if I read only one sensor in the repeatuntil loop. However if I do more than one read (like the code below).... the readings report back false... i.e. the bump sensor will indicate a bump...
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Text To Servo Speech Engine
Text To Servo Speech Engine
Here is a little project I have been working on with fellow forum member Bob Houston.... It was originally written by another forum member...
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Can The Store Lipos Be Sold Speperately Now?
Probably a question for the EZ Robot staff.... A while back there were some issues with selling the Lipo batteries separately from the Revolution kits... Is it still a problem or can I buy a just the lipos from the store? Thanks Richard
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Sopo Ezb Powered Robot
Just saw the news article on the new Sopo Robot that is powered by ez robot... Congrats DJ and ez robot!... I assume this is the first of many for you guys.... I even went to their weside and in their download section is ez builder program files.... Sopo robot :) Sopo website
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5V Mean Well Mw 60A Power Supply
5V Mean Well Mw 60A Power Supply
@Jeremie or @DJ.... I know the ezb4 has a min VIN of 4.5V just was wondering if any of these 2 Mean Well power supplies (links below) would...
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My Ez Robot Christmas Wish List
My Ez Robot Christmas Wish List
I would like an ezb with more digital ports.... That's about it :) DJ and ez robot have brought us the best robot controller in the world so...
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Odd Ezb4 Question. D14 And D15 Seem To Be Linked?
Ok, so one of my EZB4 seems to have an odd problem... I have 2 servos connected... one on D14 and the other on D15. If I send a servo move command on D14, D15 also moves to the same position. Likewise, if I send a servo command to D15, D14 moves in parallel... I tested 2 other ezbs and they seem to work fine... Also seems to be only D14 and D15...
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New Ezb4 Centre Power Pin Changed Diameter?
@DJ... Just received another new EZB4... The centre (positive) pin on the ezb4 base has increased in diameter... My 2.1mm plugs that work on all my other 5 ezb4 won't fit in the power shell now... Just thought I would let you guys know...
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Heads Up. New Stuff In The Store
Hey guys, new items in the store including an extended camera cable and 5V voltage regulators... Wooo, hooo... :) Well, what do you know... They are doing something other than playing pinball :P
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Microsoft Tts Voice Other Than Anna?
Hey guys, anyone know where (if any place) to download other text to speech voices for Windows? Windows default voice (Anna) doesn't really make it as a robot voice to me... :D
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***Ping*** Robot-Doc
Hey Doc, hope you don't mind me asking... The flashforge printer you mentioned... What software are you using with it? How (or do you even need to) is the print platform leveled/adjusted?
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@Dj Do We Need Another Forum Moderator?
I just thought as EZ Robot grows so is the forum (community). I thought it might be a appropriate to have one of us (don't worry I am not talking about me LOL) members as a moderator when you're not around... Like a union rep for the forum for lack of a better term... Obviously it's not an absolute necessity as we're generally a peaceful bunch......
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The New Learn Section
@DJ/EZ-Robot team... The new Learn section here is awesome. I love the way you guys set it up like taking an online course.... Are you graded at the end? haha Time to take the course.... ;)
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What Is The Shipping Status Of Just The Ezb4 Boards And Cameras?
What Is The Shipping Status Of Just The Ezb4 Boards And Cameras?
Ok, just curious...I know the developer's kits have begun shipping and I know the revolution bots are beginning to ship... Just wondering,...
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Pc Wireless Adapter Questions, Keeps Disconnecting
I have a new ACER All In One PC running Win8.1... great PC, but a couple a times a day needs to reset it's wireless adapter... I get kicked off the internet/network and when I run diagnostics windows fixes it by resetting the wireless adapter... Can someone tell me what's going on here?... Do I have a crap wifi module? Just a moment ago I lost my...
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Anyone Own/Use A Robotic Lawnmower?
Toying with the idea of getting a basic model (something like a Robomow rm510)...For one, I like my Roomba cleaning my house, 2) kinda' getting a little lazy now, and 3) well, I just like robots in general... :). Any comments, caveats or advice from anyone who has any experience with them? Yes, I do realize I could build one as well... just an...
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Ez Robot Is Now Hiring Kids
Ez Robot Is Now Hiring Kids
Finally a use for those big coloured balls... I though DJ was hanging onto them in case Wall-e got really near sighted.... ;)
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Uartwrite Question?
Trying to send the below code via serial to my SSC-32 servo board to test servo movement... it gives me an error because $pw is greater than 255 (max for a byte which I do understand)... It's probably me not getting it, but how do I send numbers greater than 255? This is the error "Error on line 6: Value was either too large or too small for...
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A Possible New Forum Feature. Threads Containing Polls?
Just thinking that the ability to create a user poll in our forum would be a nice addition to already great forum... The ability for someone to say... set up a poll which the users of the forum could vote for their favourite robot or whatever the poll is about... Then have the stats/results embedded in the Thread? Just a lazy sunday morning...
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Indispensible To Robotics. The Basic Multimeter
Hey guys... I wanted to post a quick 2 videos on how to use a basic multimeter... Some of you guys on here are not so comfortable with electronics so I am hoping my video will keep you from blowing up your shiny new Revolution robot or V4 board... For that matter any other electronic device as well... Just 2 quick videos... remember before hooking...
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Anti Spam Acceptance Email From Ez Robot?
I got an email today from what looks like EZ Robot regarding anti spam .... it requires a response via a link.... Before I do it, I just wanted to make sure it actually came from EZ Robot ... Thanks Richard
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Help Setting Up My New Dlink Router. No Internet Connection
Ok, so I set up my new router and all is ok except no internet connection... I can log on to the networks with any of my wifi devices/computers, but there is no internet connection... Since I am a bit daft with the network stuff I need help. This is what I did 1) Logged on to my old router/modem combo and disabled the wifi... 2) I am using a wired...
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More Crappy Router Questions. Need Some Help
More Crappy Router Questions. Need Some Help
I thought a new thread would be best... Didn't want to deny someone of some well earned EZ-Bucks... Have a problem... Similar to Dave's...
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Source For New V4 6Pin Camera Extention Cable
Source For New V4 6Pin Camera Extention Cable
Need to make my V4 camera's cable longer... Seems to be a JST 2.0mm 6 pin cable... found this on eBay 6pin JST However, it looks like I may...
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Possible On/Off Camera Script Command?
DJ...First, outstanding job on the camera... I have no idea how you managed what you did and still the camera only draws about a 100mA... Wow!... Anyway.. no biggie (since the camera does not draw much power anyway)... But, would it be possible to have a script command to turn on and off the camera? I mean actually powering off and on to save...
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Few More Ezb4 Power Details
Just an FYI (probably doesn't really warrant a thread of it's own, but)... The EZB4 draws about 80mA idle (connected to the network and EZ Builder, with no peripherals attached)... With the Camera plugged in (again @ idle) it is drawing about 180mA... Cheers
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New V4 Camera
Just got my EZ4s today... After a long Canada (take your sweet time) Post journey... Just started messing with them.... Right off... The camera is absolutely brilliant! What a difference over the V3... Well done DJ and team... :)
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For Those Who Have Received Confirmed Shipping Email?
For Those Who Have Received Confirmed Shipping Email?
I know that Rich got a confirmed shipping email... Anyone else? Can you post here and let us know?
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5V Inline Regulators For Sensors And?
I know sensors like pings and IR will need a 5V regulator inline if you put more than 5V through the V4 board... Just noticed my sabertooth motor controller also uses a 5V input line in addition to the signal line and ground line... Does this mean even motor controllers will need a 5V inline reg as well? I tried removing the +5V wire from the...
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Can't Update My Avatar
Can't Update My Avatar
@Chrissi... (I think you deal with the web site)... Can't seem to update my avatar under my user settings... I can change other settings but...
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Why Does This Script Not Work?
Below is a script I wrote to have my robot smoothly look around the room (relatively that is)... I want each servo move to execute one right after the previous one finishes... However, when I run the script it blazes through the script in about a 10th of a second.. The servos don't move(except for a quick jitter)... Do I need to use sleep() instead...
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Source For Large Plastic Project Boxes?
Source For Large Plastic Project Boxes?
Tried eBay, but was hoping to locate a online retailer for various sizes of electronic enclosures... Looking for large sizes of about 8" x...
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Possible Feature Request?
Well, many of my builds are going to be mobile robots and some will actually have the PC (my asus mini nettop computer) on board as well as the ezb controller... PCs require much more battery power.. I thought a nice script command to save power is to be able to tell the PC enter sleep mode... I realize I will have to hit the power button to wake...
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Ezb Serial Communication With The Vex Cortex
So I realize this is probably a long shot, but I am hoping one of you C programmers can help me... The Vex cortex micro controller would serve me well as a low level sensor/bump and motor controller for my current project... What I want to do is use my EZB4 to communicate with it over UART (since the vex cortex has 2 UART ports)... The wiring and...
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Convert Speech To Text (Not Text To Speech), Possible?
I am just throwing around some new ideas I have... One of them is I am trying to figure out if there is any way to use WriteFile and ReadFile in Ez Builder to create a database for my robot to learn new phrases and commands on his own... So instead of just using a list of typical canned responses to questions and phrases already programmed, I would...
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Wtd: Ezb3 Board
Since we have yet another delay in shipping of ezb4... I am looking to pick up another V3 board to tide me over until then... email is robotguy505(at)gmail.com or respond here... Thanks Richard
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Minimum Pc Requirements For Ez Builder
So I have been looking into a small windows PC to embed into my next project... Though about a cheap Windows 8 tablet, but now I have the chance to buy a cheap Asus nettop running Win 7 Pro... I just want to know if it will be able to run ez builder properly... I Looked, but I didn't find any detailed specs on what min requirements that EZ Builder...
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Looking For Mini Itx Or Similar To Run Ez Builder
Hey guys, Looking to buy a mini windows7 PC to include as an on board computer in one of my upcoming projects... Not really wanting a slow netbook, so does anyone got any recommendations for a light weight, low power consumption itx type PC or? Thanks Richard
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Re: Recent Brewster Robot
Loved it and the video!... It got me thinking of my own Roomba Create project and now I am really inspired. The Roomba platform is great as it has built in low level programming for motor control, sensors, encoders etc (so I am hoping EZB4 will be able to read serial data, not just send it)...So now I am thinking about something DJ mentioned a...
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Wtd: Ezb3 Board
Anyone have an EZB 3 board they want to sell? Thanks R
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Ez Robot Is Now Listed In Robotshop.Ca!
Ez Robot Is Now Listed In Robotshop.Ca!
Roli, Six, EZB4 and the developer's kit have just been added to RobotShp.ca... And the best news is new stock delivery date is listed as Feb...
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Request For Auto File Save Feature
Ez Builder seems to lock up on me sometimes (Not responding issues)... Today I made a lot of program changes to my R2 D2 project which I lost because of EZ- Builder stopped working... Over an hours work gone... The lock up seems to happen around using the "phrases show and phrases hide" panel for some reason... Anyway an auto file save...
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Exiting A Classic Control Loop In A Script Via Voice Command?
Below is a simple code I hacked up to use with the voice recognition control... It works as expected... I am controlling the robot via voice mostly, but sometimes i want it to roam autonomously (as per my simple code below). However, problem is I can't figure out how to exit the script at will... Once this script starts it only stops when the ping...
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Controlling Motor Speed In Speech Recognition Contol Panel?
Hello, so I have set up a sabertooth 2 x 12 dual (using serial) motor controller with a movement panel and speech recognition to control my robot... So far so good... works great... However using the commands... forward, reverse, left and right speech commands only drive the motors at full speed (no matter what number I put in the command as a...
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Not Ezb, But Cool Nevertheless
Not Ezb, But Cool Nevertheless
Tech companies like to announce new things at CES, and I think I might have found the biggest one in my book already. Intel kind of just...
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Ez-Builder Http Server Control
My project I am working is remote presence robot controlled obviously remotely... I think I am missing something, though because I can only get my robot and camera to operate if I am actually on my own wifi network... I tested it over my girlfriends wifi network at her work (using her android tablet), but she kept getting page not found error when...
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Want A Real Balancing Robot?
Want A Real Balancing Robot?
So this is how loaded dice really work... :D
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Using A Sabertooth 2 X 5 Rc Controller?
Using A Sabertooth 2 X 5 Rc Controller?
I do have a sabertooth (non RC version) 2 x 12 motor controller that works great with EZ-Builder. However, for the project I am working...
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Wtd: Ezb3 Camera
Anyone know where (or is selling) I can get a camera for Version 3 of the EZB controller? Or even a compatible camera? Just snagged a Version 3 EZB from a fellow forum member. Now looking for a camera to go with it... Thanks R
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Interfacing 5V Peripherals Like Ping Sensors To The New Ezb4
Interfacing 5V Peripherals Like Ping Sensors To The New Ezb4
A couple of weeks a go DJ mentioned in a post that a 5V adapter (For common 5V sensors like the ping to connect to the EZb4 board) of some...
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Possible Dumb Question On Ezb 4 I/O Pin Power Limit
Possible Dumb Question On Ezb 4 I/O Pin Power Limit
Ok, so I have yet to use an EZB controller, so this may be a seriously dumb question.... I did a quick search (read quick... LOL), but...
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What Microphone For Ez-Builder?
My Panasonic Toughbook does not have a built in mic... Before I trawl eBay for one does anyone recommend a good quality one that will work well with EZ builder?.... I realize I probably need to avoid the cheap ones from China that of course flood eBay auctions... Thanks R
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Srf05 Ping Sonar
Hi, been using Devantech SRF05 (Positive TTL level) pings forever with my previous controller Basic Atompro... The neat thing about the SRF05 is the trigger and echo use the same pin (meaning simple 3 wire connection)... I haven't used the EZB before but I have a pre-order in for the Roli kit... So, my question is can (since I have 5 of the SRF05)...
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