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What DC motor is fit to replace this AC one? [closed]

I've a machine with this motor: I would like to swap this one with a DC motor in order to have better control, maybe a stepper one so that it could be controlled via an arduino board and a dedicated ...
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Arduino problem

I am actually doing an obstacle avoiding car. So, I bought Arduino UNO and L293D motor driver and four motors, servo motor and ultrasonic sensor. After the connections I have kept 10v li-ion battery. ...
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Sending livefeed wirelessly from a Canon Camera to an Arudino/Raspberry Pi

I have a camera which is WiFi enabled, I was wondering if can do inference and detection wherein I put my model on an Arduino, and do the detection with a high resolution camera instead of something ...
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TORQUE OF ARDUINO CAR

when an obstacle is in front, the Arduino car should turn left or right. But it is not turning properly. So, what can be the problem?
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How to Contol the RPM of a Micro Metal Gearmotor with Encoders (Pololu) using PID?

I use the PID algorithm to control the RPM of a micro Gearmotor. My motor and encoder specifications are given below. Motor: https://www.pololu.com/product/2378 - 6V 29.86:1 gear ratio - please ...
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How does a biped humanoid robot like OttoDIY move?

How does a biped humanoid robot like OttoDIY moves? What is the sequence of foot & legs servos? Can make it move forward, by lifting one foot up and turning leg, and then repeating the same steps ...
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Sample code for L298N H bridge Arduino Motor Driver not working

I am quite new to robotics, arduinos, motors and that sort of thing so there is a very strong chance I am missing something very obvious. However, I have looked up multiple tutorials online, none ...
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How to add precise amounts of ingredients in my beverage making robot? [closed]

I am currently in the process of making a robot that can make a cup of tea, when It receives the command to do so. The general idea is as follows: checks if saucepan is placed checks if milk is ...
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Can an Xbee transceiver module be used for controlling a stable Quadcopter?

I would like to use an Arduino Nano IOT as a flight controller and connect this to a Xbee transceiver module for control. If the Xbee module was set up so that for each packet transmission it included ...
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Aligning the coordinate systems of accelerometer and vehicle

I have an accelerometer located in an arbitrary position on a car. As the accelerometer already has a coordinate system by default, I want to find some method that allows transforming the data I have ...
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Strategies for tuning with low sample rate

I’m designing an arduino robot that’s objective is to find and drive towards a light using a photo resistor mounted on a servo. I want to write my program with PID control to sweep the photo-resistor ...
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What is the noise in this PWM signal?

I'm in the process of calibrating servos while constructing a new hobbyist robot arm. When testing the base rotation servo I noticed some unexpected noise in the PWM signal while the servo is in ...
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How do I identify the different wires on RPLidar?

I bought an RPLidar A1M8-R6 from the following site: https://www.dfrobot.com/product-1125.html?tracking=585c2ddea9c83 I am trying to connect RPLidar to Arduino so I could get information on the ...
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How the motor commands are obtained from gcodes?

I have started my research with scara and cartesian robots for drawing robot. The gcodes are converted and given to robot. There are firmware like grbl, marlin, etc for this process. But I couldn't ...
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Bug in code of Self-Balancing Bot

I am making a Self balancing bot as my project in which I am using MPU6050, Arduino Uno, motor driver l298n and DC motors. I am making this using data from accelerometer and gyroscope and combining ...
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Connect LiPo battery to Arduino Motor Driver Shield for RC Boat

Thanks for taking the time reading this question! It is greatly appreciated. What are we doing We (two complete noobs) are building a remote controlled boat from scratch using Arduino compatible ...
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How to attach plate to stepper motor?

Total noob here (never touched Arduino before today), & have pretty much no hands-on technical experience (although with lack of experience, I make up in enthusiasm to learn!) Question: How do you ...
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Making a human set path following robot

I want to make a robot that uses The Arduino IDE controlled by an esp32 that uses a KY-033 tracking module, that a person presses a button on the controller with an esp32 there will be a button that ...
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When reading serial data between Arduino and a node, it hangs. How can I properly send and read data?

I'm using ROS2 foxy with no libraries installed. It runs on an Ubuntu 21.04 x64 machine with kernel 5.8.0-59-generic. I created a project with the goal of controlling an Arduino using python serial in ...
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Does anyone believe a high voltage battery say 100kV is possible? If so do you have a schematic or know a seller? [closed]

In the interest of soft robotics I need a high power programmable battery power supply. I also found this. https://aip.scitation.org/doi/pdf/10.1063/1.2362721
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What autopilot options are available for nano helicopters?

I am new to the world of drones and UAVs. While there are a ton of resources available online for quad-copters and multi-copters in general, I am really struggling with finding resources on ...
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Rotate a certain angle using PID and mpu6050

Currently I'm working with a 4 wheel robot and I'm trying to rotate a certain amount of angle. I used PID_V1 library to rotate this. But when I upload and test the code Robot rotate continously. ...
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How to control ESC from Arduino?

I have an Arduino Uno, 9 volt battery, ESC and a brushless outrunner motor. When connecting the motor straight to the battery the motor rotates once which is good but when using my Arduino code to ...
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Best way to power Raspberry Pi 4 8GB + Arduino Uno Robot?

I am building a robot that uses an arduino to drive 4 mecanum wheels, which will be controlled by a Raspberry pi 4 8GB with the Lobe Machine Learning Hat via a serial connection. I'm fine with having ...
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Data gathering and selling [closed]

a friend of mine is building various Robots with different structures, sensors, limbs executing different tasks. He gathers data from all sensors etc regarding technical and scientific range of ...
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Recommended building materials for building a robot WITHOUT 3D printer?

I have a ton of ideas for building a robot using an arduino and raspberry pi. I have an assembled the wheels and chassis, and now I am left with an ugly raspberry pi and arduino + wires. It works, but ...
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Servos jittering problem

So I started building this 3D printed Bluetooth robotic arm that can be controlled via MIT app inventor from HowToMechatronics.com. After connecting all the servos and running the code, the servos ...
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6DOF Kinematics moveo

I asked on stackoverflow for the DH-Parameter for my robotic arm (moveo bcn3d). I also copied the arduino code of Skyentific (YouTuber). Modified it to match my settings but i still does not work. Can ...
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What devices can I use as a flight controller in a Quadcopter project? [closed]

I know that the flight controller is the heart of the quadcopter and a device which has to be considered greatly when building a quadcopter project. In regards to this quadcopter project that I'm ...
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gear motor with encoder and Arduino Uno

I'm working on a project where using a gear motor with an encoder and an Arduino Uno. I have not done Arduino in a long time and am struggling getting it to do what I want. If you look at the wiring ...
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IR Sensor to detect fast moving object

I have a somewhat specific need for a project I'm building: I am trying to create a sensor grid of 1.5m height by 2m wide that has to be able to detect objects, ~10cm in diameter, in potentially ...
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How to compensate for back drive caused by gravity

I have a 24v DC motor with a planetary gear box, Hbridge, and encoder feedback that drives an arduino robot similar to a winch that moves a weight by spooling a strap up and down. The problem I am ...
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irobot create 2: random changes in driving speed

I am trying to make the Create2 dance a specific choreography. I´m not using the sensors, I just let it drive and turn for a specific amount of time. In general it works fine. But after working with ...
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Where to buy cheap motors and mechanical parts for hobby robotics applications? [closed]

My kids want to get into robotics, where Online can I buy the motors (dc,ac,stepper...) and mechanical assembly (nuts, bolts, sheet metal, springs, rods...) for a very affordable price, you know I ...
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How to pick the right motor driver?

I have this brushed DC motor (Vex 775pro: https://motors.vex.com/vexpro-motors/775pro; motor curve data here I assume is useful but I do not exactly know how to make sense of it) My question is, how ...
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Simulator for NEMA17 (stepper motor) and A4988 (stepper motor driver) along with Arduino

I want to simulate an Arduino MEGA (or UNO) controlling a NEMA17 (stepper motor) using A4988 (stepper motor driver). I couldn't find the stepper motor and driver on TinkerCAD. Can this be done in ...
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BLDC Stuttering when attached to Arduino Nano

I am working on building a quadcopter with an Arduino nano. I am currently only working with 2 motors. However, I am experiencing an odd issue. When I try to run my motors, one of them runs fine, ...
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Arduino turning off when using bipolar stepper motor (L298N Driver)

Sorry, this might be a bit lengthy, but I really need some help (I am aware that there is a question similar to mine that has already been asked here. However, I couldn't come up with a solution to my ...
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Approach for covering entire floor plan using Arduino-UNO and HC-SR04

I am working on a bot controlled by Arduino-UNO using HC-SR04. I want my bot to go around the floor, avoiding all obstacles, covering the entire floor. I tried measuring wall distance on all sides and ...
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Controlling high torque servo motors with Raspberry Pi

I need to control 10 Standard Servo Motors (operating at 4.8-7V/300mA-1A/2.5kg-5kg torque) in my project. I'm using RPi as my processor and I was looking for a servo driver. I came across PCA9685 16-...
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Simple plastic welding machine

I'm doing a little hobby project where I want to weld two thin plastic sheets together, using two heated plates with a specific pattern. I was doing this manually but felt that the result was ...
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Measuring a Motor's Internal Temperature

As a final safety measure regarding some high wattage motors, I want to measure their temperature (either internal or surface) in live time so that I can automatically kill the power if it crosses a ...
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NodeMCU ESP-12E Wont Print to Serial in Arduino IDE

So, im using a ESP-12E nothing special about it, to try and run this code i found from a custom library example. ...
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I2C Arduino Connection

I am working on a wheel mobile robot with multiple sensors which are IMU, two encoders, four ultrasonic sensors, and using two Arduino: Uno and Mega. The IMU, encoders, and ultrasonic sensors are ...
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Extended Kalman filtering for IMU and Encoder

I am trying to fuse IMU and encoder using extended Kalman sensor fusion technique. how do I fuse IMU pitch, roll with the orientation data I obtained from the encoder. Also, how do I use my position x ...
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Motor acceleration and position with PID control

I'm working on a robot with differential drive (2 drive wheels equipped with rotary encoders and 4 free spinning omni wheels for stability) and each wheel is controlled via a separate arduino nano. I ...
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How to design a controller for a robotic arm given two velocity profiles

See image for reference: Essentially I have a robotic arm with two linear actuators. Lets say, for example, I wanted the endpoint on the arm (where you see the stepper motors) to move purely in the x ...
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Need help regarding electromagnetic suspension implementation

I an trying to implement an electromagnetic suspension system on model/small scale (like the bose suspension system in this video: https://youtu.be/3KPYIaks1UY). Upon doing some research on this topic,...
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two wheel mobile robot odometry

I am using an encoder to calculate the position and orientation of a mobile robot. The robot has two-wheel and each wheel is attached with an encoder, the result I am getting for my position x,y and ...
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Arduino and stepper motor

How arduino stepper library handles stepper motor with ULN2003? I mean, for controlling stepper motor one actually needs four pwms. It can be reduced to two by encoding, or maybe even to one by using ...
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