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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 easily, and is also the most accurate and affordable educational robot on the market. Here is a start to some basic ways to get going with a really incredible software/hardware combo that is DobotStudio/Dobot Magician. See the tutorials below… Most of them not much over one or two minutes… Use Control + F to find what your looking for!
1 / 1Dobot Studio IntroductionDobot Studio: Using a PauseDobot Studio: The Option MenuDobot Studio: Using JumpsDobot Studio: Roll AnglesTouching Up PointsDobot Studio: Turn On Suction CupDobot Studio: Pro ModeDobot Studio: Adding an InputDobot Studio: Adding an OutputDobot Magician Start Up1 / 1
Sometimes the best way to pick up an object is with a suction cup or vacuum gripper. This works especially well with very small objects as well as large, and provides a cheaper alternative to a mechanical gripper. In this activity, you will perform a chemical dipping operation with a robot arm using the air pump kit and a vacuum gripper.
- Go home
- Pick up the cylinder from the pallet
- Dip it in Tank 1 for 2 seconds
- Move the object and dip it in Tank 2 for 2 seconds
- Move the object and dip it in Tank 3 for 2 seconds
- Move the part back to the pallet.
Question:How do I use a switch as an input for the Dobot Magician?
Answer:CAUTION: NEVER PLUG IN OR UNPLUG WIRES FROM THE DOBOT WHILE IT IS POWERED ON! Always turn off the dobot first, and use the input output manual to plug into the correct port!
Wire it like this:
|Wire the VEX switch using a servo extension cable. Always wire black to black.||Use pins GP5.2 and GP5.4 as shown in the diagram above.|
Then in the software, trigger it like this:Continue Reading
Never connect or disconnect any wires to the dobot while it is powered on; always power it down first. Damage may result!Ok, now on to the good stuff. If you bought your dobot through InPosition HERE, not only did you get a $100 discount, you get access to the documentation to make this happen for free! just email us! This includes worksheets and wiring diagrams. Tony Koppers, my senior EDD student has done all of the legwork to make this happen, so special thanks to him! Continue Reading