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Pololu Blog (Page 85)

Welcome to the Pololu Blog, where we provide updates about what we and our customers are doing and thinking about. This blog used to be Pololu president Jan Malášek’s Engage Your Brain blog; you can view just those posts here.

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3kg sumo by Tom Saxton

Posted by Paul on 16 December 2009

The Pololu Orangutan X2 robot controller is the brains of this 3kg sumo robot by Tom Saxton.

Featured link: http://www.idleloop.com/robotics/3ksumo/

Automated weapons turret by Colin Karpfinger

Posted by Paul on 16 December 2009

Colin Karpfinger’s turret robot, “The First Law”, won second place in the 2007 Defcon Bots competition. The First Law uses the Pololu Serial 8-Servo Controller.

Featured link: http://www.colinkarpfinger.com/projects/defcon/

SMC03A controlled by LabVIEW

Posted by Paul on 16 December 2009

Customer Roberto posted a demo to the forum, showing how to control our SMC03A motor controller using LabVIEW.

Featured link: http://forum.pololu.com/viewtopic.php?t=598

Tutorial: Using the Pololu Servo Controller in .NET

Posted by Ben on 29 February 2008

Customer Colin Karpfinger has written a tutorial complete with sample C# program that demonstrates how to interface with Pololu servo controllers using .NET.

Featured link: http://colinkarpfinger.com/blog/2008/using-the-pololu-servo-controller-in-net/

Tutorial: AVR Programming on the Mac

Posted by Ben on 29 February 2008

Customer Michael Shimniok has written a guide to programming AVRs using the Mac. He specifcally discusses the Orangutan LV-168.

New Products

Free Circuit Cellar magazine December 2019
RoboClaw 2x60AHV, 60VDC Motor Controller (V7B)
Pololu Wheel for Micro Servo Splines (20T, 4.8mm) - 60×8mm, Black, 2-Pack
3.3V, 6.5A Step-Down Voltage Regulator D36V50F3
15:1 Micro Metal Gearmotor MP 6V with Extended Motor Shaft
Pololu Wheel for Micro Servo Splines (20T, 4.8mm) - 40×7mm, White, 2-Pack
24V Motor with 64 CPR Encoder for 37D mm Metal Gearmotors (No Gearbox, Helical Pinion)
Pololu Wheel for Micro Servo Splines (20T, 4.8mm) - 40×7mm, Red, 2-Pack
50:1 Metal Gearmotor 37Dx70L mm 24V with 64 CPR Encoder (Helical Pinion)
Breakout for JST SH-Style Connector, 6-Pin Male Top-Entry (Individually Packaged)
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