Dobot Solutions

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  • What Does Dobot Studio Look Like?

    What Does Dobot Studio Look Like?

    Dobot Studio is the software used to run the Dobot Magician robotic arm. Here is a brief overview of the software, especially the “Teaching & Playback” module. Even includes a “Blockly” module.Read More »
  • Dobot to Dobot Handshake!

    Dobot to Dobot Handshake!

    We did it! We made a dobot magician talk to another one and make it start. We even added a VEX switch as an input to start the first one. It is easy to do, but one word of caution: Never connect or disconnect any wires to the dobot while it is powered on; always […]Read More »
  • Dobot Magician Start Up Procedure

    Dobot Magician Start Up Procedure

    Question: What’s the proper way to actually get my Dobot Magician to connect to my computer?  What software is required? Is it expensive?   Solution: Number one, the software is free and it is called Dobot Studio. I am told it always will be, and it is updated regularly. You can install it on as […]Read More »
  • How do I get a $100 discount and free shipping on a Dobot Magician?

    How do I get a $100 discount and free shipping on a Dobot Magician?

    Great question! Luckily the answer is, as always, “It’s easy!” I just purchased eight of them for my CIM class after testing them for the better part of the last six months. I feel that they are so much more accurate and durable than anything else I have used in my classroom to date. Any […]Read More »
  • What else do we need to teach CIM?

    What else do we need to teach CIM?

    Question: What else do we need to really teach CIM? Are there any “extras” that you recommend? Answer: We get this question weekly. So here’s what we are going to do. Give you a preview to a Google doc that is live so we can update it on the fly. You will see it right […]Read More »
  • How do you use outputs on a Dobot Magician?

    How do you use outputs on a Dobot Magician?

    Question: How do you use outputs on a Dobot Magician to do something? Answer: How about a grinding operation? See below for the basics. A full blown tutorial will be coming soon! A Grinding Operation with the Dobot and a  Continuous Rotation Servo This robot is the smoothest, speediest, most accurate and repeatable one I […]Read More »
  • How Accurate is the Dobot Magician?

    How Accurate is the Dobot Magician?

    Question: Just how accurate is the Dobot Magician? Answer: Short answer: very accurate. To 0.007″ to be exact. Verified by an independent study student of mine using statistical analysis. In May of 2017  I purchased a Dobot Magician from an Etsy shop, as that was the only way to get them at the time. It […]Read More »

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