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Question:The VEX hardware and software never seem to work well together in my classroom, do you have any troubleshooting hints to make it all work?
Solution:Thank Jim for this… He pulled together many resources into one right here. From start up to connecting, to flinging across a football field. Enjoy! Download as a PDF HERE. Continue Reading
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 over! Continue Reading
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 many computers as you wish. Did I mention it is free? As for start up procedure, it is very easy. just watch the short one minute video clip below. A couple other things while we are at it…. be sure that the power supply power cord is plugged in all the way; this is a common reason for not connecting. Also please heed the warning below and NEVER plug inputs or outputs into the robot while it is powered “ON”.
Never connect or disconnect inputs or outputs to the robot while it is powered up or connected to the software. Damage to the robot will result!Continue Reading