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by Basicmicro Tech
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: User Projects
Topic: 150 lb Self-Balancing Robot
Replies: 2
Views: 26

Re: 150 lb Self-Balancing Robot

That's a well put together project! Thanks for taking the time to post this and make us aware of your project.
by Basicmicro Tech
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: Velocity and Position Control
Topic: Roboclaw 2x60 with servocity super duty linear as servo
Replies: 10
Views: 1282

Re: Roboclaw 2x60 with servocity super duty linear as servo

Please take a look at our linear actuator article for an overview on using linear actuators with RoboClaw.
by Basicmicro Tech
Thu Oct 03, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Spark Fun Artemis Black ATP Boards
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Spark Fun Artemis Black ATP Boards

Have a look at this application note: https://resources.basicmicro.com/using- ... o-library/

Note that the names of the harware serial ports might be different on the Artemis. You'll have to look in the documentation for the names.
by Basicmicro Tech
Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: RoboClaw Fan Connector Change
Replies: 1
Views: 873

RoboClaw Fan Connector Change

The fan connector on RoboClaw boards has been changed to a new connector. New boards are currently shipping with the new connector. The old connector can be found on DigiKey for reference. The new connector can also be seen on DigiKey . The matching female connector is this one . Below is a photo of...
by Basicmicro Tech
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:53 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Safely connect/disconnect Roboclaw
Replies: 2
Views: 633

Re: Safely connect/disconnect Roboclaw

See the link below for a discussion about power issues that could cause damage to the RoboClaw or attached hardware.

https://resources.basicmicro.com/robocl ... ng-issues/
by Basicmicro Tech
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Safety wiring 2x30a roboclaw
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Safety wiring 2x30a roboclaw

Please see the link below for a discussion about hardware safety precautions.

https://resources.basicmicro.com/motor- ... ecautions/
by Basicmicro Tech
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Votlage Clamp Mosfet Recommendation
Replies: 1
Views: 3760

Re: Votlage Clamp Mosfet Recommendation

We now stock a pre-assembled voltage clamp board for use with the RoboClaw and MCP line of motor controllers.

Link to the board on the products page: https://www.basicmicro.com/VClamp_p_57.html
by Basicmicro Tech
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multi-Mode Packet Serial
Replies: 4
Views: 768

Re: Multi-Mode Packet Serial

We have an application note that covers using multiple RoboClaws with an Arduino in packet serial mode. Here is the link to the app note: https://resources.basicmicro.com/using- ... h-arduino/
by Basicmicro Tech
Wed Apr 10, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tutorials and Application Notes
Replies: 0
Views: 1478

Tutorials and Application Notes

We now have a large collection of tutorials and application notes covering topics related to both the RoboClaw and MCP line of controllers.

They can be found at this link: http://resources.basicmicro.com/
by Basicmicro Tech
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Control of multiple chained Roboclaws
Replies: 4
Views: 772

Re: Control of multiple chained Roboclaws

We have a tutorial on using multiple RoboClaws in packet serial mode with a Raspberry Pi. Here is a link to the article: https://www.basicmicro.com/Packet-Seria ... _b_33.html