by Jeff Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits
by David Geer
Remote Presence Robots Put
Physicians Within Reach
Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Your Problems Solved Here
Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
The Age of Robotics
Give Your Robot a Better Grip On Things
by Anthony Cunningham
Add a whole new dimension to your robot by
giving it a helping hand (literally!).
Enhance Your Plain Vanilla Benchtop Power Supply With a PICAXE
by Fernando Garcia
A power supply is an essential tool for any
roboticist’s workbench. This article presents a
cost-effective upgrade to get the functionality
and flexibility you’ll need.
48 Planning Out Your Software for Microcontrollers
by Matt Rusnak
The use of microcontrollers in hobby robotics
continues to grow, but creating software for
them can be intimidating. Matt takes you
through his favorite process for developing
software using a simple puzzle box project as
his point of reference.
In This Issue ...
54 Controlling Motors and Lights with Pulse Width Modulation
by Jürgen G. Schmidt
This article shows you how to implement PWM
into your robotics design by demonstrating the
principles through two simple projects.
60 Using a VEX Controller for Electronic Experiments
by Daniel Ramirez
Learn two methods of interfacing LCDs into
your next build as we connect a low cost
character LCD to the VEX microcontroller.
Add a Transceiver to Your ZeroG Trainer
by Fred Eady
Expand your Trainer project from last month
by adding a transceiver to the mix.
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