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steve.neal

Country: Australia
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Achievements

  • 2014-05-05 - joined Synthiam
  • 2014-08-02 - connected ARC to the cloud
  • 2014-08-16 - created a custom avatar
  • 2014-09-17 - created first new question
  • 2014-10-09 - joined your first forum discussion
  • 2014-10-09 - attempted to help a fellow robot builder
  • 2014-10-19 - shared your first photo in the forum

Latest submissions

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Initiation Script

I'm not sure if this normal or not but its always happened to me, whenever I first run the initiation script, the motors with encoders, (radar & waist), both running with Sabertooth/kangaroos, need to "home" to the limit switch so the motors know their position, but one or both don't start "homing". They just sit there. I then stop the script and...
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Sabertooth Red Error Light

Sabertooth Red Error Light

I seem to be having trouble with one of my Sabertooth/kangaroo motor controllers. The red error light is on and the the motor will not work. Up until now it has been...
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Ez-B Soundboard

Ez-B Soundboard

I seem to be having some trouble with the ends of sound files being cut off when played via the EZB Soundboard. Doesn't happen every time though. I have my files playing out through the...
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Adc Ports

I just want to confirm, so as to NOT release the magic smoke, I want to trigger scripts wit the press of a button or the closing of a normally open contact. I figure that I connect the Red (3.3 Volts) and White (signal) on an ADC port across the switching contacts and have a script watching the assigned ADC port for change. I also planned to...
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Wireless Microphone

Wireless Microphone

I have been trying to use a wireless microphone for speech recognition but cant seem to get it to work. If I go into the microphone settings via the control panel on my computer, I...
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Sabertooth Autotune

Sabertooth Autotune

I cant seem to get my sabertooth/kangaroo to do an autotune. The moment I apply power to the sabertooth the motor starts running at about half speed and wont stop till I disconnect...
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Power Supplies

Power Supplies

I am planning to use three separate 12 volt power supplies in the upper section central support system (CSS) in my B9 Robot. One power supply for the neon and lighting, one for the bubble...
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Connecting A De Kangaroo To An Ezb V4

Connecting A De Kangaroo To An Ezb V4

I have been reading heaps of threads here after searching "Kangaroo" and I cant seem to work out how to connect the EZB to the kangaroo. Do I need...
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Sabertooth Synchronous Regenerative Properties

Sabertooth Synchronous Regenerative Properties

I am planning to use a couple of Sabertooth / Kangaroo combos in my B9 project. The robot will be stationary and will be powered...
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Check Out This Back Flipping Robot

Check Out This Back Flipping Robot

Pretty Cool ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fSemgR8xg7w
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Led Voltage

Led Voltage

I have installed white high intensity LEDs into 10 illuminated switches as per the image below. I am using a 12 volt power supply and I have the correct resistors to run the LEDs but my question is,...
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Rex Drive Motor With Optical Encoder

Rex Drive Motor With Optical Encoder

I just received in the mail today a REX motor With encoder and I was wondering if anyone knows where I can get a 5 pin plug and lead to suit the...
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Tip120 & Tip122 Transistor Switching Circuit

Tip120 & Tip122 Transistor Switching Circuit

I want to make some the switching circuits as per the attached picture to control some small motors and due to my limited knowledge...
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Ez Builder Updates

I was just wondering about the EZ Builder software updates, I have been prompted, and I have updated to the next version six times in the last seven days. Is this correct? The latest one being 2014.09.16.00 The almost daily updates started for me at 10.00 to the current 16.00 It just seems odd to me and that it would be updated so frequently with...
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