Where do you get the Dobot handshaking wires?

Where do you get the Dobot handshaking wires?

When you need a 700 mm Molex or Dupont, female to female, connector, what do you do?!?
The VEX Switch Doesn't Work Anymore as an Input.... How do I fix it?

The VEX Switch Doesn't Work Anymore as an Input.... How do I fix it?

Question: I used the Dobots last year to do activity 4 Using Digital Inputs (Here) and it worked great!  The kids are having a blast!  But no matter what I do this year, I cannot get it to work on any of my robots. How do I fix this? Answer:   Well….. My bad…. I’ve […]
Can Students Use DobotStudio without Admin rights?

Can Students Use DobotStudio without Admin rights?

Question: In a nutshell…we have been working on getting the software installed as a testing means and have no issues running the software in a profile that has admin rights. However, as I am sure you are familiar with…students don’t get admin rights to their profile…and so it prompts for credentials to run, when a […]
DobotStudio:  The Basics

DobotStudio: The Basics

Question: How do I get started with DobotStudio? There really isn’t much info out there yet on how to use my Dobot Magician Robotic Arm. Solution: Well, first off, here’s just the tip of the iceberg…. more to be added as I figure stuff out. This robot can be taught and record points quickly and […]
Changing Home On A Dobot Magician

Changing Home On A Dobot Magician

Question: The Home position on my dobot Magician makes the robot hit the table. Is there an easy way to change what the robot calls the home position? Answer: Of course you can! Here is how. Go to Teach and Playback and physically move the Dobot Magician arm where you want the new home position to […]
Dipping with the Dobot Magician

Dipping with the Dobot Magician

Pick and place and moving things around are staples of industrial robots.  Another reason to use robots in industry and automation is because of danger to humans. Robots can work in environments that are adverse to humans; especially toxic and/or adverse environments. Sometimes the best way to pick up an object is with a suction […]
How do I make my Dobot Magician talk to a VEX Cortex?

How do I make my Dobot Magician talk to a VEX Cortex?

Question: How do I make my Dobot Magician talk to a VEX Cortex? Answer: It’s called handshaking and it is probably one of the more difficult tasks when working with robots and machines. We use an optical isolator so as not to damage any of the equipment with incompatible voltages, so be sure to see […]
All my positions are a bit off... how do I fix them?

All my positions are a bit off... how do I fix them?

Question: Some of my positions are a bit off… like all of my above positions have a different Z value. Is there any way to fix this? Answer: Yup. It’s called “touching up” points and it’s very easy to do. It increases accuracy, and lets you get away without recording the same point over and […]
Can You Duplicate Points In DobotStudio?

Can You Duplicate Points In DobotStudio?

Question: Can you duplicate points in DobotStudio so I don’t have to record so many points for a complicated motion? Answer: Of course you can! It’s as easy as copy and paste. It makes your movements much more accurate too!  135 total views,  1 views today

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