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NMS Faux Odometry Robot Skill by Synthiam

For robots that do not have odometry sensor feedback (i.e. wheel encoders, RealSense D435i, etc.), this will generate estimated pose odometry based on the travel distance of the movement manager.

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Cycle Servos For Controller Analog Sticks

Cycle Servos For Controller Analog Sticks

I'm looking to use my L2 and R2 buttons to change what servo groups my analog sticks control when they are held, is there a way to do...
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Wheeler Chair Robot

Wheeler Chair Robot

I saw that last year somebody had built a wheel chair robot?. My idea for the new Robot will be as a stage mascot that can also pretend to play the drums on stage. My brother has a...
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Reducing Sensitivity Setting And Max Speeds

So close to finishing things, I'm stuck trying to make Chopper easy to control. Background I'm using the joystick 1 controls movement, a sabertooth movement panel controlled by an Arduino Uno, Simplified Serial Mode 9600 Baud. 24vdc supplies the Sabertooth to drive 2x 150w motors. The issue I'm having is it's very all or nothing, which would not be...
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Issue Saving Project

When I add RPlidar skill I cannot save project. OK if I delete it> Any ideas?
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A Youtube Channel Called Reel Robots

A Youtube Channel Called Reel Robots

So what is next? As some of you know I've been throwing around the idea of a robotics Youtube channel. The notion of giving back my knowledge to the...
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Remote Control Of Hard Wired EZB4

Remote Control Of Hard Wired EZB4

Is there a method of controlling a robot remotely which has an onboard PC with EZB4 connected via USB? All of my robots bar one, use WiFi connection and...
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3D Print Jd Head

3D Print Jd Head

hi has anyone printed a jd head?my question is ,how do you print the head on the printbed? thank you
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Servo Buttons And Combo Box

I am finding the Servo Buttons and Combo Box are not consistent between the Mobile App and a PC. They actually work on the Mobile App perfectly whereas on a PC, the Combo Box activates a selection before it is clicked, whilst the Servo Buttons require the user to tap +- repeatedly. With the Mobile App, you just slide your finger left to right. Is...
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My Camera Is Not Recognized As A Camera Device.

I bought the JD humanoid a few years ago and put it aside for at least 3years. I used ez-builder before. However, I try using ARC for connecting the humanoid recently but the camera is not recognized. Is there something I missed out? Thank you for your kind assistance
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Servo Wont Move Until Second Servo Moves First

Hi all, I have several EZB's in my robot with servos attached to the EZB on connection 2 in ARC. I've got a weird issue I can't figure out with a servo attached to that EZB's D0 port. My problem servo is attached to port D0 with 5 other servos attached to other digital ports, D2 through D6 with D2 not being used. They all work fine except the one...
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Help! I Can't Connect To My Camera On Client Mode

Help! I Can't Connect To My Camera On Client Mode

After I connected to my robot with client mode I tried to turn on the camera, but when I did the camera didn't turn on and...
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How To Store A Variable In Blockly

How To Store A Variable In Blockly

In conversation menu I'm trying to get the person to answer yes or no, and that would go into a variable. After it is in variable if it is equal to yes...