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A Mini Maestro 24-channel USB servo controller controls three servos in each of this insectoid robot’s six legs. For more information, see this thread on the Trossen Robotics forums.
Rotating monitor for arcade cabinet
This rotating monitor for an arcade cabinet uses a Simple Motor Controller, a gearmotor with encoders and a Pololu wheel to control the rotation.
DIY telescope remote project
Scopefocus is a well-documented project for building a telescope remote based on the Micro Maestro 6-Channel USB servo controller.
Featured link: http://www.scopefocus.info/
Instructable: Introducing the Wixel USB Wireless Module
This Instructable by customer Michael Oz introduces the reader to the Wixel through a series of basic projects.
Learning PID values using simulated annealing
This is a video of a robot based on the Pololu 5" robot chassis that automatically improves its PID constants over time.
Featured link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TdquX0lPlYY
Motion simulator chairs
Jrk 12v12s are used as part of two-degree-of-freedom motion-simulator chairs (sim chairs) in this project posted to the XSimulator forums. Here is a video of some initial testing using the Jrk Configuration Utilty:
For more details see the forum post.
Homemade Segway-like personal transport
Our High-Power Motor Drivers are used to drive the motors in this homemade Segway-like personal transport by Hans Michael Steiner.
Sound-Following 3pi Robot
This sound-following 3pi robot uses three Electret microphone breakout boards and two 74HC4052 multiplexers. Here is a video of the robot in action:
For more details, see this thread on the Pololu forum.
Waiter Robot can make a “Robot Bar” for your next exhibition, show, private event, or sales promotion. They use Pololu 3pi Robots to deliver food and drinks in an remarkable way. Update: The original site for this project is no longer accessible, so we have removed the link.
BrewMon: Orangutan SVP beer-brewing monitor
A temperature probe, a battery pack, and a Pololu Orangutan SVP-324 Robot Controller are used to make BrewMon, a beer-brewing monitor.