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by brettn
Sun Apr 21, 2002 5:59 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: stepper motor sources
Replies: 1
Views: 1800

Re: stepper motor sources

C and H sales usually has a pretty good selection of the larger steppers. www.candhsales.com <p>Brett Nelson
by brettn
Thu Apr 18, 2002 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UAV project
Replies: 7
Views: 3005

Re: UAV project

Oops! I didn't state what magazine the Jon Williams article is in... Nuts & Volts, of course!<p>Brett
by brettn
Wed Apr 17, 2002 9:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: UAV project
Replies: 7
Views: 3005

Re: UAV project

Jon Williams wrote an article in the March 2002 on exactly what you are looking for. He also gives a lot of resources to check out as well. I have been thinking a lot about a self-guided point-to-point plane too, but I've got so many projects going on now that it'll be at least a year before I can h...
by brettn
Sun Apr 14, 2002 5:54 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Polaroid 6500,sonar ranging module
Replies: 3
Views: 2981

Re: Polaroid 6500,sonar ranging module

Here are two sources of information on the Polaroid ultrasonic ragefinders:<p>Acroname Robotics http://www.acroname.com/robotics/info/a ... sonar.html<p>and
The Seattle Robotics Club Encoder Newsletter http://www.seattlerobotics.org/encoder/index.html<p>Brett Nelson
by brettn
Sun Apr 14, 2002 5:49 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Polaroid 6500,sonar ranging module
Replies: 3
Views: 2981

Re: Polaroid 6500,sonar ranging module

Here are two sources of information on the Polaroid ultrasonic ragefinders:<p>Acroname Robotics
by brettn
Tue Feb 26, 2002 7:23 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Computing brain size and complexity
Replies: 15
Views: 7788

Re: Computing brain size and complexity

Suppose that I wanted to build arobot with a simple brain, oh let's say 6 neurons, that can learn/adapt based upon feedback from its sensors. Can your algebra system help me in designing and building such a system, or is it more of a theoretical construct? As an ex-mathematician I can appreciate the...
by brettn
Wed Feb 13, 2002 4:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: PC Based Scope?
Replies: 6
Views: 2318

Re: PC Based Scope?

Hey, I checked this out & it's way cool! I teach after school classes in robotics to middle school & high school kids and this will be an awsome tool for them to be able to take home and use in their electronics explorations & troubleshooting. The microphone is kinda fun to play around with for a fe...
by brettn
Tue Feb 12, 2002 7:18 am
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Heavey Iorn Milling Machine
Replies: 12
Views: 7626

Re: Heavey Iorn Milling Machine

I'm starting to build the heavy iron cnc mill. I've got the milling tables & the servo motors. At the end of the month I will have access to a metal shop & I'll start making the frame.<p>Brett