In This Issue ...
Building Robot Parts with a CNC Laser
by Jose Quinones
A CNC laser is a powerful and highly versatile
tool. Learn some of the advantages,
disadvantages, and basic techniques to have
this machine build your machine.
Base on a Budget
by Chris Savage
Get a useable robot platform up and running
with only a minimal budget.
The CheapBot Smart Proximity Detector
by L. Paul Verhage
This proximity detector incorporates a
PICAXE-08M so that it takes care of detecting
obstacles and leaves the driving to the
by Fred Eady
High-quality color graphics for your
mechatronic creation are just a serial port
away. Microchip’s new P32MX
microcontrollers have six serial ports to
choose from. This month we’ll use one of
them to drive a 4D Labs µOLED-128-G1
Teach Your Old RoboScout Some New Scripts
by Robert Doerr
See how using an optional
PC interface can let
your robot learn some
The Bioloid Premium Kit
by Rob Farrell
Learn the details of ROBOTIS’
latest offering in the humanoid league.
The Cassette Bot
by Bryan Jackson
Remember VHS cassette tapes? Well, now you
can turn them into robots!
The Typewriter Repairmen 2009 NURC ROV: notBob
by David Forbes, Steven Forbes, Jim Forbes,
and Janet Forbes
Follow this family team’s build of a
submersible robot that captured the overall
winner award at the 2009 NURC competition.
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