In This Issue ...
30 Animatronics for the
by Steve Koci
Servos: The Basics and Beyond
Becoming comfortable using servos and taking
advantage of all the added features available will
expand your capabilities as a builder. Let's take a
look at why they are so special.
36 Serving Raspberry Pi —
Giving Berry a Better Servo
by William Henning
In the last article, the accuracy of the heading
produced by our Raspberry Pi bot, Berry's compass
was greatly improved by adding magnetic
declination and tilt compensation. However, that by
itself is not enough for indoor navigation. I’ll need a
few more upgrades first. However, Berry's head
keeps falling off. Time for a better mount!
40 Building the KReduCNC
by Michael Simpson
It’s been a while since we started this project, so
let’s go over spindle hookup and get ready to make
44 Get Social with FaceBox:
the Friendly HeadBot
by Dave Prochnow
If you weren’t lucky enough to score one of
SparkFun Electronics’ limited edition Cyber Monday
Redbox Robots, then you’re in luck! We’ve come up
with our own version that is a tracking, flashing,
and speaking robot.
48 The Multi-Rotor
by John Leeman
Fat Shark Teleporter V5 Review
As multi-rotor pilots, we can now have a first person
view (FPV) experience with inexpensive/all-in-on
equipment that literally puts us in the pilot’s seat
and immerses us in the experience of flying.
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13 MaxRoboTech Comics
Autonomous Robotics and Control