January 2012

Servo Magazine


Features

Parallax MadeUSA — The Big Robot That Could

This review will introduce you to the newest addition to the Parallax robotic arsenal.


Getting a Grip on Jamming

Learn more about this novel technique that is a whole dif ferent concept from traditional grippers.


Meet the Perfect Solderless Breadboard

Take a closer look at Digilent’s Electronics Explorer and how you can use it as a microcontroller stimulus generator and virtual logic monitor.



Projects

Pimp My Hexapod — Part 2

This time, we’ll explore and implement two dif ferent upgrades that involve motors and the head gearing system.



Columns

Robytes
by Jeff Eckert
Robytes
Stimulating Robot Tidbits

GeerHead
by David Geer
GeerHead
Scout UAV by Aeryon

Ask Mr. Roboto
by Dennis Clark
Ask Mr. Roboto
Your Problems Solved Here.

Twin Tweaks
by Bryce Woolley, Evan Woolley
Twin Tweaks
Looking Backward: 2012-1989

The NXT Big Thing
by Greg Intermaggio
The NXT Big Thing
Isotope — Part 2

Then and Now
by Tom Carroll
Then and Now
TurtleBot: ROS Meets Kinect Meets Create