Ask Synthiam For Help

These are questions from people requesting assistance to build and program their synthiam powered robots. Experienced members are here to help because we're all focused on the same goal... building awesome robots!

question
Is Roomba Movement Panel Broken in latest revision of Synthiam/Ez-Builder?
Is Roomba Movement Panel Broken in latest revision of Synthiam/Ez-Builder?
Hello Friends (and DJ)I am working a robot for our annual bring a kid to work day.  I dusted off my R2PURR2 Robot :...
question
Code to Turn Controller Off
Code to Turn Controller Off
Has anyone written code to turn microprocessor off?
question
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?
question
Help With Serial Bus Servo (almost Dynamixel Protocol)
Help With Serial Bus Servo (almost Dynamixel Protocol)
I would like to get some help on serial bus servo's that use almost the same protocol as dynamixel.BUT all the dynamixel instruction packets...
question
STL doesn't match print
i printed the backpart of a lever servo,and i notest the file is not correct with the print?i notest some other parts doesn match.
question
Usb To Serial Connection Camera Option
Usb To Serial Connection Camera Option
With the option to use the EZB in serial to USB you lose the option for the camera since the connections use the camera port. Is it possible...
question
What type of Robot Hands do others recommend
What type of Robot Hands do others recommend
Finishing up a robot project but struggling with useful hands.  I want to be able to pick items up at different angles, move them and put...
question
Google home and EZ-B
Hi guys,Is there a way to use/integrate google home with EZ-B/Synthiam?I have been locking for a tutorial but didnt find one.Regards.
question
Folger...
Folger FT-6https://folgertech.com/products/folger-tech-ft-6-3d-printer-kitI am interested in this printer kit, I have seen many using his...
question
i2c Help
* This document is outdated because EZ-Builder now converts the address for you. This document may be referenced for educational purposes.Binaryi2c is not entirely about binary. But the address sure is! That is because most addresses are defined as 7 bit values. And if you keep reading, you'll see that changes need to be done to use that value in a...
question
[RESOLVED] Playing a sound on EZ-Robot
Hi,I'm trying to make a plugin that could play some specific sound on my Ez-Robot. I used the following tutorial : https://synthiam.com/Tutorial/How-To-Make-An-EZ-Builder-Plugin-16328/25I'm stuck at the point where I compress the PCM Data with GZip :Where is the ConfigTitles.COMPRESSED_AUDIO_DATA is coming from ? What should be the value...
question
JD Camera Recording
Hello, I'm trying to record a video from JD's camera - I have tried to use :  "_camera.StartCamera" and then "_camera.AVIStartRecording" but it doesn't seem to work.. I'm not sure if it is the right way and what videoCaptureDevice argument should be? Maybe someone have an example for recording a video? Thank you,Orit
question
ez-arduino with L293
I used the L293 module connected to arduino, the ultrasonicsensor to make the rotbot automatically avoid obstructions, so when I turnedthe arduino into ez-b, I could connect it to L293, the ultrasonic sensor and do that project withez-cript similar to the code C++ II wrote and it doesn't seem to work?
question
human sized robot
human sized robot
is there any way to connect with someone experienced with building and remotely controlling a large robot for collaboration on a commercial...
question
Speech Delay BT Speaker
Sorry for all the questions. I try to test and research before asking. I have a issue that's bothering me and can't seem to figure it out. I'm using a Alfawise X5 from gearbest and a BT speaker. Whenever I use any kinda speech trough the BT speaker. There is a slight delay and the 1st word is not spoken. Iv'e tried setting the speaker as the...
question
Powering Mini PC
Looking for suggestions on powering on mini PC on a battery. Trying to keep it light weight. Would a 12V lead acid battery with a buck converter work? PC is 12V 1.5a draw
question
use webcam with ez-b v4
use webcam with ez-b v4
I'm intending to use this conversion circuit to integratethe camera with ez_b, hopefully everyone can give me an advice before I buy it.USB...
question
3d print jd head
3d print jd head
hihas anyone printed a jd head?my question is ,how do you print the head on the printbed?thank you
question
hitec D845WP servos can't move slow and smooth
I'm testing a new robot , using ezbv4 and hitec D845WP servos with lipo 7,4 V batteries. (I never used these servos and such high-current batteries before). These servos are very quick, expecially with lipo batteries. So, when I program an action, I can't get a smooth and and slow movement, no matter how  I set delay, step and speed in the action...
question
Strange issue with servo speed/delay/steps and Usb camera
Strange issue with servo speed/delay/steps and Usb camera
Hi everyone, I have been following you for some time and first of all I wanted to thank this forum and the fantastic Ez Robot because you...
question
Balancing a robot on 2 wheels (EZ Boxbot)
Balancing a robot on 2 wheels (EZ Boxbot)
Hi, I saw the EZ Boxbot video done with the EZB V3 and I saw that it balanced with 2 wheels that were flat and and short and I thought that...
question
Scripting Multiple Robot Actions one after another
I'm currently using Script Manager run multiple scripts in sequence. I know that ControlCommand is non-blocking by default but is there a way to wait for a script to finish before executing the next? The idea is to basically wait for each robot to finish asking/answering/doing something before moving on. I've mostly been using...
question
Getvoltage - Object reference not set
Can anyone tell me why GetVoltage() in a script gives me the error "Object reference not set to an instance of an object" ?RegardsBAW
question
I saw that...
I saw that last year somebody had built a wheel chair robot and I am having trouble getting around in this new Forum. My idea for the new...
question
InMoov Kinect Function
Hi,I'm diving into InMoov and have thus far just been printing parts with abandon while I finish researching everything else.  I have totally decided to go with EZ-Robot rather than MRL for obvious reasons, but I have found conflicting information about whether I can use the Kinect with EZR.  Beyond whether I can use it or not, I'm a little unclear...
question
Rc Lawnmower
These Rc lawnmowers caught my attention, So i purchased a spectrum DXE remote controler with reciever, also purchased a 2x32 sabertooth drive. I have a key start mower, just don’t know what othe components i need to start my mower from the controller any help please?
question
2 single motor controllers
2 single motor controllers
Just wondering if any one has run 2 single motor controllers instead of a dual channel H-bridge on their tank style robot and will it be...
question
How To Wire A Button?
How To Wire A Button?
I believe I know how to do this but I want to confirm. Using an adc port, I would connect the positive to the in on the button and the...
question
error dowload ez-builder
error dowload ez-builder
I encountered an error downloading ezbuilder: Ez-builder could not be installed on the following windows versions: windows server 2003 * 86...
question
Need some help /Wire Diagram to go by
Need some help /Wire Diagram to go by
I have taken a couple of years off of this omnibot 2000 build. I kind of get stuck, frustrated and quit. Then every no and then I comeback...
question
Dynamixel with EZBPi Server
Dynamixel with EZBPi Server
I am trying to control my Dynamixel AX-12a with the EZBPi, but when I try to connect EZ-Builder it disconnects shortly after...Is there a...
question
Reverting servo in script or movement panel
Reverting servo in script or movement panel
Probably but silly question but I can’t figure it out,does any one know how to revert a servo in either script or the movement panel?thanks