In This Issue ...
by Jeff Eckert
Stimulating Robot Tidbits
by David Geer
Baton-Wielding Bots Command and
Control Orchestrated Wonders!
Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Your Problems Solved Here
Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
From Garco to the New Bots in Town
HoverBot: Look Ma, No Wheels!
by L. Paul Verhage
This month, you’ll “dress” HoverBot in a skirt
and add its drive fans.
16 Events Calendar
18 New Products
20 Bots in Brief
64 SERVO Webstore
81 Advertiser’s Index
The NXT Big Thing #3
by Greg Intermaggio
See the light! Learn about the light sensor that
many NXT enthusiasts argue is the single most
versatile sensor in the kit.
58 More Room for Your Robot Stuff
by Fred Eady
One never visualizes hard drives and
microcontrollers in the same thought process.
About 10 B.M.C. (Before MicroSD Card),
relatively large capacity hard drives and Intel
microprocessors were the norm. These days,
the MicroSD card has brought the storage
capacity of yesteryear's hard drives to the
microcontroller bus. Today's microcontroller
can control as much data storage in the space
of a couple of quarters as the first personal
computers could with a full-sized hard drive.
68 VEX Stepper Motor Control Experiments
by Daniel Ramirez
Learn how to interface stepper motors to the
VEX controller and adapt them to the VEX
motion subsystem to use in your own stepper
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