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NEW! Lynxmotion AL5D PLTW Guide

Question: The guide for building the Lynxmotion AL5D robot is not easy to follow. Do you have any suggestions for building the robot? Answer: Of course we do!  #1: Robotshop & Lynxmotion put out a brand new guide that can be found HERE. The new guide is very easy to follow with great step by step...

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The Dobot Magician: A REAL Educational Robot?

  About a month ago  I purchased a Dobot Magician from an Etsy shop, as that was the only way to get them at the time. Try telling your business office you want to use school money to buy something on Etsy….  Luckily, it was a grant, and I was able to purchase it. It is now available...

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Feetech Servo on the Lynxmotion AL5D Arm

Question: My new Lynxmotion AL5D robot arm from RobotShop came with a new servo called a Feetech. How come my arm works backwards now? Answer: Well…. because the servo may be installed backwards. I know, you looked at the picture on the directions, but the first one may be wrong. When they...

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HOW DO I GET THE NEW SSC-32U UP AND RUNNING?

Question: How do I get the new SSC-32U up and running? Is it any different than before with the old one?   Solution: It is a little bit different, in that there is now only one switch, and it will connect every single time, as long as you follow the right steps.  The steps are listed below and can...

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HOW DOES THE SSC-32 USB WORK?

Question: How does the new Lynxmotion SSC-32 USB from Robotshop work? Solution: Quite wonderfully I must say! Just imagine: no more 9 volt battery! No more usb to serial converter! Those two things alone make it a worthwhile upgrade. I have found that it connects flawlessly to the five different...

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HOW DO I BUILD THE LYNXMOTION AL5D ARM?

Question:   The directions on line for building the Lynxmotion arms are not very good. Do you have any tips or tricks to give about building them? Also, aren’t they just cheap toys that won’t last that long?   Solution: First off, let me start by saying I have built or repaired...

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