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by directcurrent1
Wed Aug 15, 2012 10:07 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: need help and guidance on motor and control for a project
Replies: 2
Views: 2069

Re: need help and guidance on motor and control for a projec

Russ, Ua do you have any sugestionon the mirco computer to use. I have never tried to program one put i have seen alot of one off on how to use a compter to a Usb port too plug one up amd program it Via My computer ? I wan to use 12 vdc for my Power source. Any suggestio where to get the stepper mot...
by directcurrent1
Tue Aug 14, 2012 7:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help with findind all the T&L articiles for Animatromic
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Re: Need help with findind all the T&L articiles for Animatr

Hay VernGraner, just wanted to let you know I have order the book you suggested, Hope it as good as you suggest. I am eger to tackle the subject Ua know any good books and how to build your first robot amd under stand all the working parts like motors gears senors wireing etc etc. I built my first ...
by directcurrent1
Wed Jun 27, 2012 2:20 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help with findind all the T&L articiles for Animatromic
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Re: Need help with findind all the T&L articiles for Animatr

hay Yern, many many thanks , I really thank you a lot and I will, in dead get the book. I have been interested in robots, antimation for may year. I was raise around NASA in Huntsville and watch them used robots like toys to move the space station hubs around and rockets. Even made an attemp at two...
by directcurrent1
Sun Jun 24, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: Q&A
Topic: Halloween animatronics pupits
Replies: 6
Views: 3310

Re: Halloween animatronics pupits

I am sorry I have an emergency to deal with, with my folks, I will contact you later.
by directcurrent1
Sun Jun 10, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: Q&A
Topic: Halloween animatronics pupits
Replies: 6
Views: 3310

Re: Halloween animatronics pupits

hello Michael Kaudze and other Nuts and Volts members. --- Thank you for responding to my thread. I been tring to get the infomation you gave me but it keeps asking me for my email address to log-In. I am a member and get N&V sence 2005 nut it says I do not exist when I type in my Email address. I ...
by directcurrent1
Mon Jun 04, 2012 9:29 pm
Forum: Q&A
Topic: Halloween animatronics pupits
Replies: 6
Views: 3310

Halloween animatronics pupits

:smile: Hay nut and volts folks, I need some big help here. I want to build my own Halloween animatronic Puppet, like the once you see in store like a pirate skull moving his head and other parts and speeking a few word or sing a song. At one time Nuts and Volts had a story on how to build one.I li...
by directcurrent1
Tue Apr 24, 2012 12:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need help with findind all the T&L articiles for Animatromic
Replies: 3
Views: 1238

Need help with findind all the T&L articiles for Animatromic

Hello, I am searching for all the articiles in reference to Animatronics (By that I mean those animatonic type devices that you see in stores that look like some sort of person/monster/ pirate that moves his head and mouth and talks/sounds or sings a song when you press a button) .....................
by directcurrent1
Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sOLDER STATIONS/ DIFFERENT TYPE OF SOLDER/ DESOLDERING HELP
Replies: 2
Views: 649

Re: sOLDER STATIONS/ DIFFERENT TYPE OF SOLDER/ DESOLDERING H

:smile: Thank you for the info. Reason is my 30 yrs old equip. is out dated and parts no longer avaiable, conpany is out of business. I build me a flume-agaitor hot box, added a magifier to it to make it easyer to see soldering and solder connections, This way my face nor my hands touch the solder w...
by directcurrent1
Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Ask Mr. Roboto
Topic: Welcome to Ask Mr. Roboto
Replies: 3
Views: 4948

Re: Welcome to Ask Mr. Roboto

:smile: Hello Mr Roboto, I use to subscrib to Servo and Nuts & Volts, until things got a little tight, so I drop Servo and went with Nuts & Volts. Going to start back with Servo soon. Just for your info, I am a 59 old,45 yrs mult task tech., disabled. I have about 6 computers that I built ground up ...
by directcurrent1
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: sOLDER STATIONS/ DIFFERENT TYPE OF SOLDER/ DESOLDERING HELP
Replies: 2
Views: 649

sOLDER STATIONS/ DIFFERENT TYPE OF SOLDER/ DESOLDERING HELP

HAY FOLKS, I NEED SOME HELP HERE; ** NEED TO BUY A GOOD SOLDERING/DESOLDERING STATION -- ONE THAT CAN DEAL MICRO/SMD'S/ AS WELL HAS ELECTRONIC KIT AND PROJECT BUILDING, ROBOTIC BUILDING. i ALSO NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FUMICATORS --- i NEED YOUR ADVICE ON WHICH ONE TO GET? ALSO I WOULD LIKE SOME FEED BACK...
by directcurrent1
Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:37 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: need help and guidance on motor and control for a project
Replies: 2
Views: 2069

need help and guidance on motor and control for a project

Hay folks, I need help. I need to learn to buid and work with robotic motors and motor controls, I not completely in the dark, I use to be a field service tech on CNC welding Equipment the size of football fields, put the workschedule did not allow for learn much about the deep how it works thingy....
by directcurrent1
Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:47 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: I want or should I say I need a Moon rover wheelchair.
Replies: 6
Views: 3195

Re: I want or should I say I need a Moon rover wheelchair.

:smile: Thanks guys must admit your right 100%. As much has I greatly want and need it, I will just have to put that project aside for a later date when my knowledge get more up to date. Hehehe as for the darning part of it, I use to be in my youger days a motorcycle dare devil and chances, :smile: ...
by directcurrent1
Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Plaining on building an All Terian mobility chair need help
Replies: 1
Views: 826

Plaining on building an All Terian mobility chair need help

Hay folks, I am disabibled and have to get around using a mobility chair some times. But I am not the kind of guy who stays inside or doing meanal work. --- I get out in the yard, workshop, and do a lot of phyical work as much as possible. -- These mobility chair out there are just, well lame. The w...
by directcurrent1
Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:43 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: I want or should I say I need a Moon rover wheelchair.
Replies: 6
Views: 3195

I want or should I say I need a Moon rover wheelchair.

:grin: :smile: Hay follow Robotic-ist. I admit I have never build a robotic before but I am in desprit need of a Moonrover like mobility chair, and have no idea where to start, Can you folks help me out. :shock: I just got my first mobility chair and after some working with it, relize that it can b...