In This Issue ...
SERVO 10.2014 5
30 Making Robots with the Propeller Activity Board
by Gordon McComb
In Part 2, we’ll move forward with completing the
PropBot’s electrical subsystems, then give the
robot its first taste of adventure with a simple
servo test routine. 38 Mobile Me
by Dave Prochnow
With the high cost of telepresence robots,
wouldn’t it be nice if you could just make a simple
one of your own? Well ... 44 Papa VooDoo — the Wicked Witch Doctor
by Steve Koci
DIY animatronics are really changing the landscape
of holiday displays. 52 Monster Book — a Remote Controlled Halloween Prop
by Bill Elwell
In the spirit of the holidays, here’s a fun project
that will utilize skills that will help you in your
robot building. 60 Robots Under the Sea
by Collin Berry
For the past 13 years, MATE has sponsored a
competition to advance education and encourage
ocean exploration with ROVs.
67 ARM ROSLing (Game of ARMs)
by Alan Federman
Here’s a quick tutorial on running ROS with a
BeagleBone or Arduino.
18 BUILD REPORT:
The Weta Equation 22 EVENT REPORT:
Clash of the Bots 2014 26 EVENT REPORT:
The Combat Zone
43 MaxRoboTech Comics
Bad Idea to Hit Motors Hard!