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by Droidwerkz
Sat Jan 12, 2008 11:21 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Protecting PIC inputs?
Replies: 16
Views: 8597

i neglected to read the "analog" part of it! :)
by Droidwerkz
Sat Jan 12, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: servo help
Replies: 4
Views: 3658

it isn't that simple
by Droidwerkz
Sat Jan 12, 2008 2:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Some thoughts on terrestrial digital broadcasting...
Replies: 27
Views: 5913

i deleted my post , i can rant up a storn on this topic for hours
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 8:14 pm
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Protecting PIC inputs?
Replies: 16
Views: 8597

are optoisolators an option?
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 8:12 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Stepper Motor Wiring Diagram
Replies: 3
Views: 3828

if i remember my terminolgoy, you are using a unipolar stepper (it has 3 field windings, and either 5 or 6 wires) bipolar steppers have 3 or 4 wires (two field windings ) the ones with odd numbers share a common on all coils measure the resistance of the wires , once you have found and sorted it int...
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 8:03 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: PULSE WITH
Replies: 7
Views: 4021

Re: PULSE WITH

PWM is not JUST for servos, they are commonl;y used in all DC brush motors, as well as other motors. correct , the term servo typically applies to a motor with a built in encoder of some sort , basically if you have assembled a motor with soem type of shaft encoder attached, you have built a servo,...
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:28 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: A robot is....
Replies: 2
Views: 2706

yeah , thats a closed loop feedback system
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:21 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Johnny five recreation project.
Replies: 0
Views: 1793

Johnny five recreation project.

I'm sure everyone has seen an R2-D2 recreation , but check out these guys, everybody loves johnny five!

www.input-inc.com
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:19 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: My ANIMATRONIC PROJECT
Replies: 10
Views: 8702

that is very nice work :razz: .... i am truly impressed!!!!!
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: WORK AT HOME scam ! (THIS IS NOT AN AD!)
Replies: 3
Views: 1109

i looked into those guys too, i made the mistake of sending them my email address , and they won't quit sending me "hurry , this offer won't last" every day !!! and by the way , that modulator looks worse than my second grade science project! :shock: the only l way i could see using that constructio...
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 7:00 pm
Forum: Up For Grabs
Topic: plc trainer?
Replies: 1
Views: 2756

check out www.plcs.net i havent had a really good chance to look through their site, but it seems to have some pretty good programming resources and you may be able to find what you are looking for.
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:29 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Seeking balljoint servo connector
Replies: 7
Views: 6656

i know exactly where to get what you want .... go to www.smallparts.com and click the product index tab , go to home index , click on drive components. what you want is right in front of you.
by Droidwerkz
Fri Jan 11, 2008 6:23 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: ROBO ARM FOR MY PC
Replies: 7
Views: 4531

if you are a complete novice , you need to study up a bit on dc motor control using qbasic or visual basic (visual basic would be cool , because you could control the arms with your mouse!) commands. once you understand thisa , you can easily write a qbasic program to run your paralell port to run a...